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October Layout
   Using the CTMH Cricut Artbooking and some odd and end papers I have had for a while.
Time to use up those scraps      
 I mixed and matched the fall and Halloween cuts from the Artbooking 
Just need to add my journaling and I am all done. 
My Grandson and his G-pa carving pumpkins last year. 
June 2013 Layouts/ Booklets
Click HERE to check out the Blog Hop featuring this 
and other Fun in the Sun projects.
Adding this to the 
Heart 2 Heart Challenge TOOL TIME.

Used several basic tools to complete the look of the booklet.
I have added some Base instructions near the end of this project.
On the booklet flags I used my actual stamp pad as the ink distresser 
to get a wide and random look to each one.
On all other I revert to my faith sponge technique for ink distressing.
 Here I used the CTMH June Stamp of the Month's Flowers & Sentiment 
on one of the Flags.  I used the  April Stamp of the Month sentiment 
and the sunburst to continue over from the front page.
I added the My Stickease from the retired  Florentine set to the front and back pages.
I fussy cut the sunburst with my CTMH Micro-Tip Scissors.
I applied more Florentine B&T papers to the back side to strengthen the booklet.
Here you see I heat embossed with Gold CTMH Embossing Powders.

Here I added CTMH 3-D Foam Tape to the sun ray and the middle stamped circle.

 After stamping my Year I used my markers to color in the 
negative area of the stamp set to give it more visual detail.
 The basic construction of this project.
All my measurement's listed for cutting are vertical x horizontal
Starting with 12x12 cardstock, Score at the following Measurements. 
Beginning left to right.
3 3/4", 4 1/2", 5 1/4", 6", 6 3/4", 7 1/2", 8 1/4"
Now accordion fold the score lines. Front and Back flaps should 
be folded coming toward you. 
You will be adding cardstock to these flaps.
 I used (2) 12" x 5 1/2" cardstock to add to the front and back flaps of
 the accordion folded base. I applied adhesive to the outer 
edge of the added cardstock as well to the outer edge on the flap of 
the accordion base. Adding the card stock will give you a wider book.
 I lined up the add on cardstock on my mat so the right side edge would
 line up at the 6 1/2" ruled line. I then lined up the last crease of 
the accordion folded base at the start of the ruled mat. Then slowly laid 
the flap onto the cardstock lining up the top and bottom evenly.
 This shows the inside of the book flap attached to the 
accordion folded base.
Next shows the front of the Accordion Folded book.
Finished measurements are V x H =12" x 6 1/2"
 I heavily ink distressed the books outer edges
 For a more sturdy book front and back I added B&T papers to the book 
front and did the same to the back. Leaving at least 1/4" of
 the Accordion binding showing.
Remember to click  HERE  to leave me a comment on the blog. 
If you need more instructions, I will be glad to help.
Sandra V.
May 2013 Layouts

 Pocket Full of Fun Layout

 Techniques used:
Stamping, Folded Chevron,
Fussy Cut, Layered Border, Ink Distressing,
 and layered Photo Mat Pocket to hold tags
for hidden journaling and more pics.
I started with just one page, had to add 
a second page. Just didn't look right 
without the coordinating page. 
Besides I had more pics to share.
I used one page of the 
Click this link for  more on 
this paper pack-->Buzz and Bumble paper pack 
from CTMH 
to coordinate some of the colors in my pics
 with the scene we had going.

Side by Side layout view
If you would like more information on this layout or a kit, Please contact me at sandrav9288 (at) (yahoo) dot (com)

My Later Sk8r layouts.

This group of layouts will be a gift to Trevor's mom for Mothers day.
Thankfully she never looks at my blog, So she will be excited when she gets these pages to add to her album of Trevor. I got to go pick up picks today...LOL!!!


I am adding all his summer pics from last year onto these pages.
What a fun reminder of how much he has grown since then.


Click here for info on 
this Layout from January.




My January Calendar
I am waiting for the right pic for this 
January to add to my page.
Hopefully we will get a little snow so I can play 
in it with my sweet Grandson.
 Stamp sets used to make this calendar 
are from Close To My Heart's

Bundled Up - D1165 
Token Alphabet - E1020 & Snow Flurries - D1384
Used Outdoor Denim Ink Pad (Z2140) and I only colored in the
 scarf with Cranberry Marker (Z2149)
Just a little color to set off the blue and white of the winter scene.
Love my snowmen.
I have entered this layout in RED CARPET STUDIO. Thanks Ashley for inviting me over. Many wonderful Scrapbook pages from the ladies at RCS. Stop by and check them out.


Yes, I got them printed and added to these Scrapbook pages I did awhile back.  Said I would post pics with the finished project... Here they are. These two pages are Not meant to be side by side. They are for two different scrapbooks. I know Christmas is over... but I had to share.

My fun layout from Convention 2012 in Dallas, TX.
I hope to get pictures added this month (Sept.) 



Every Day L.O.
Here is Park Day with Trevor... I posted this in the H2H Scrapbook Challenge
June 18, 2012. Posted on my Home Page with paper cut dimensions 
and products used. A very simple and fun page to do.

12 x 12 Calendar Pages




You Rock Layout
 My Grandson was determined to get that toy off once he realized how to stand up and pull on it.
Live Laugh Love Layout
All "Close To My Heart" products were used
on this project unless otherwise stated...

Stamping & Measurements below are for the layout I did. This layout has been cased from the CTMH Fall 2011 Idea.

I have tweaked to my preferences and I am sharing my
measurements and stamp placement.
Please be courteous and reference back to me if you case and post
to a blog or use in a challenge. Thank you!

I am using the Roxie "Workshop on the Go"  G1025 (WOG*) for this project. You can see many other projects and layouts in the CTMH* Autumn/Winter 2011 Idea Book , Just CLICK HERE to see the CTMH* Idea Book.
Roxie papers & projects are on page 20 through page 25.   
I barely used any of the Roxie WOG to create this layout.
There is plenty left over for other projects and layouts.
You need the following items:
 Basic Tools:
Personal Paper Trimmer-Z338
Versa Mat-Z1279
Micro-Tip Scissors-Z534
Adhesive Runner-1514
Sponge Daubers-Z726 pg.132
Pop Dots (generic brand from Hobby Lobby)
All the following items are in
Some items can be purchased separately
if you like extras. look for the codes listed
2-12x12 Black CS* = Base
1-12x12 Desert Sand CS* = Mats
1-12x12 Colonial White CS* = Stamped Accents
1-12x12 B&T* Plaid/Tulip Rose Print
1-12x12 B&T Tan Cross Hatch/Cross Hatch Flourish Print
1-12x12 Zip Strip* from Plaid B&T
Roxie WOG* Stamp Set (only in kit)
3-large Bling Buttons - Z1466 pg128
2-small Bling Buttons - Z1466 pg128
3-Pearl Bling Stick Pins - Z1466 pg128
Black Hemp- Z282 pg125

Extra items outside of WOG that I used:
Field Trip Alphabet Stamp Set-E1013 (while supplies last)
Roxie Coordinating Adhesive Sheets-X7140C pg.22
Liquid Glass-Z679 pg.132
Tulip Exclusive Ink Pad-Z2166 pg.9
Desert Sand Exclusive Ink Pad-Z2118 pg.8
Black Exclusive Ink Pad-Z2105 pg8      
                                                     Page 1
I list directions as follows:
Largest cut to smallest cut under paper choice listed
# of cuts - measurement (L.O*. pg.)

Measurements are  length x width
 (vertical) x (horizontal)
(up & down) x (side to side)
Hope that helps when you get ready to
put your layout together.

Desert Sand CS* cuts:
1 - 6"x8.25" (pg2),  1 - 6"x4.5" (pg1),  1 - 5.5"x3.75" (pg1),
1 - 3.75"x3.5" (pg1), 1 - 3"x2" (pg1)
Colonial White CS* cuts:
1 - 3"x3" (for stamped accents*)
2 - 3.5"x3.5" (stamped accents)
Tan Cross Hatch/Flourish B&T*cuts:
1- Circle Cut at 6.5" to 7.5" used flourished side
(which ever size you prefer..Fall Idea Book 2011 used 9"
for their L.O. look) pg.25
1 - 2"x10.75"  used plain cross hatched side
Plaid/Tulip Rose B&T* cuts:
Cut at very edge the Zip Strip/information strip away
from the plaid and save for later.
2 - 3"x12" used tulip rose print side
1- 3.5"x.25" used plaid side,  1 - 2"x10.75" used plaid side
1 - 2.5"x1.25" used plaid side
  PAGE 2
2 pieces of Blk. hemp - cut at 12.5" to 13"
for the 3"x12  B&T papers
Cut 1 piece Blk. hemp at  5" to 6"  for added bow on pg.1
Will need to thread enough through large Bling buttons to
be able to tie a knot & have a small amount
of overage on the 3 large Bling buttons.
I used just enough on the smaller Bling buttons
to be able to glue ends with the Liquid Glass 
to the backside of the button
Close Ups
Daub edges of all cs first.
Plaid and Tulip Rose print cs is daubed with
Tulip Ink on all edges. Desert Sand cs and the cross hatch/flourishes B&T are daubed on all edges with Desert Sand Ink.
Live, Laugh stamped on circle is stamped in Black Ink with
the Field Trip Alphabet Stamp Set

Stamped Accents
See Lingo tab above for directions of
1st & 2nd generation stamping.

Use the 3.5x3.5 sq. Colonial White CS to stamp the following images.
Stamp 2 images of the larger rose onto 1 - 3.5x3.5 square in first generation* in Tulip Ink. Stamp the larger rose again on the 2nd 3.5x3.5 square in first generation, also stamp the smaller rose in Tulip Ink
on same square in  2nd generation*.
On the 3x3 sq colonial wht. cs, stamp the leaf shapes and the leaf vine in
Desert Sand Ink using 1st generation*
You will stamp the 3 other leaf images directly onto the layout later.
Also cut out all accents later. (you won't lose the small pieces)
Before stamping!!!
Pre-assemble your papers before stamping & adhering to Blk. base. This way you can adjust for you pictures, accents, & other embellishments to your liking. You may even want to turn the page opposite or switch lower positioning to upper on the base.
Stamping Cut pieces
Stamp the bottom edge of the Tan Cross Hatched B&T (2nd pg)
  all the way across in Desert Sand. (you will go off the edges)
Just above that stamped image, stamp Love in Tulip Ink on your left.

Pre assemble your letter stamp set for the circle. Easiest trick for rounding your wording - lay the actual letters onto the paper where you want the stamped image, then press your block onto the stamps (be sure to have the image facing the paper). Ink your letters and stamp your circle.
 Adhere your 1st paper piece on the 1st page (in mine it is the plaid 3"x12") about .5" from the bottom. Now adhere blk. hemp on the 2 strips of 3"x12" tulip rose B&T papers and tape ends onto the back side.
Then you can adhere 1 strip of B&T barely overlaying the
top edge of the plaid strip on pg. 1.
Place your Circle about .75" from left and top of blk. base.
You will overlap the tulip rose B&T paper.

Cut the Zip Strip you saved from earlier at 6"
use one for 1st page.
Go in about 1" from left side of base and about .25" from
bottom of plaid strip. Be sure to adhere under your blk. hemp.
(see bottom left side of above pic)
Now adhere the 6"x4.5" Desert Sand CS Mat right next
to this Zip Strip but, on top of the blk. hemp.
Now Tie your extra hemp piece around the 1st pg hemp into a bow and place as shown above. (most of loose ends will be under mats but you can have them lay how ever you choose.
Next adhere the 3.5"x.25 plaid piece to the top right about .25" from the right side and even with the top. Over the hemp as well.
Adhere your 3.75"x3.5" desert sand mat to pop dots and place slightly over the black hemp line & just slightly over the first mat & at least .25" from the  bottom of page. Now place your last two mats as desired.

 Be back later to finish instructions. Got to eat...LOL!!!
I am chow..Pizza..yum. Don't get that very much. No body wanted to cook tonight. What a blessing for fast food.
Ok....on with more information.

Your 2nd page...
Adhere your plain Cross Hatch B&T the same as the plaid on pg. 1. Add your Tulip rose B&T Print same as the 1st page.
Adhere the 1.25"x2.5" to the left side butted above &
against the tulip rose B&T print.
Now add the 6"x8.25" Desert Sand cs 1" from the right
side & 2.75" from the bottom of the base page. Lay over the blk. hemp.
Add the 2nd 6" Zip Strip butted against the right side of the desert sand mat.
Now you can stamp the larger leaf image in Desert sand Ink
at the area you desire. Mine is stamped over to the right  &
slightly over the tulip B&T but mainly on the Cross hatch B&T Paper.
We will finish working with the 2nd page accent placing
then go and finish the 1st page.  
 At the top you see the 2 pieces I chose from the Roxie Coordinating Adhesive sticker assortment. Place your choices in desired area. I have added the heart stamp above one of my picks with the wording in Tulip Ink from the WOG stamp set. (This is optional. I just did not have pictures to fit the whole mat as suggested in the Idea Book.) Put Pop Dots on 2 of the larger stamped roses, 1 small rose, and on the Leaf Vine.
Place the Leaf Vine 1st at the upper left corner of the large mat. Place one of the large roses just over the vine accent for a layering effect.
Now place a smaller lighter color rose just over the stamped leaf images at the bottom right. Now place the larger rose over the stamped leaves
and the smaller rose for overlapping.
You will need your liquid Glass for the Button Bling.
A small amount goes a long way.
Do hold it in place for at least
a minute. Gently insert the stick pins just at opposite angles in the
upper left arrangement. You can put a slight amount of
Liquid Glass to the bottom tip of pin to keep them in place.
For the 1st page accents...
Place small pop dots on to the leaves, larger pop dots on the rose.
Place in desired area. Overlap the leaves with the Rose.
Do same with stick pin and button bling.
You may add a typed or hand written Journal to the center of the circle.

If you need further assistance, click onto Live Laugh Love Post to leave me a comment. I will receive an email and will get back with you with in 24 hours. Depending on the day of week, It could be up to 48 hours.
Thank you for stopping by and hope you are inspired to
create your own page or CASE this one.
Happily Scrapbooking My Memories-S`andra V.

Previous Layouts

 To see more info on this L.O., Click on the title above 1st pic in this series.

Mischief Paper pack with Stamp of the Month-Wicked, along with The BOO Crew,
and Delightfully Frightful Stamp Sets.
This is for the August Crop Club
Using 1  12"x8" Flip Flap and 1  12x12 layout.

July Crop Club Picnic Layout:   12' Flip Flap L.O.

Cutie Pie Layout:
Cutie Pie L. O. with H2H Challenge
My First  Online Studio J. 2-page Design
         Prom Page L.O. 
with H2h Challenge
Miracle Pages:
Part of the My Challenge to Myself project


Mothers Day Layout


A couple of my Simple/Easy layouts

Another simple/Easy L.O.

Layout from Stamp Camp

July Crop Club Layout

You can click on the information above most of the pics to take
you to the Blog posts to get more information on that particular layout.
Hope you enjoy an are Happily Scrapbooking your Memories!
S`andra V.

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