My Creative Scrapbook- March 2017

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Hello friends! I am back to share the layouts I created with the March 2017 Main Kit. This kit featured the Jen Hadfield Simple Life Collection as well as some other fun goodies. This collection was filled with beautiful florals and this kit was so fun to work with.

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The first three layouts I created with the kit were all masculine ones. This kit really lent itself to both masculine and feminine color schemes. For my first layout, I followed the exclusive sketch that My Creative Sketches provides each month. They also provide Cut files every month for our kit Subscribers. There is a Video Tutorial on my channel for this one if you’d like to watch.

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The second layout was also a masculine one. I played with a little mixed media and a lot of the ephemera.

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For the third layout, I wanted to play with the stencil that was included in the kit. I also added the beautiful lace that came in the kit. Even with the lace I kept the color scheme very masculine. These colors and ephemera pieces were the perfect embellishments for this small photo of my father.

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By the fourth layout, I was ready to use the beautiful pinks and florals included in this kit. I love the combination of this fun hexagon wood grain and the pink polka dot paper.

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Of course I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to fussy cut these beautiful flowers from one of the patterned papers. I also used the stencil and stamp set that was included in the kit to create this fun layout.

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This was such a fun kit to work with. I only wish I had more time to create more layouts with it but I will definitely put all of the leftover goodies to good use on future projects.

If you are interested in joining the My Creative Scrapbook Monthly Kit Club head on over to their website http://www.mycreativescrapbook.com.

Thanks so much for stopping by today! XOXO -Katty

Art Journal Page- Shimmerz Paints

 

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Hello friends! I am here to share my latest project for Shimmerz Paints. I had a lot of fun creating this Art Journal Page. I am working in My Daler Rowney Mixed Media Travelbook. I had a lot of fun blending the beautiful Creameez to match my inspiration, a chipboard word from the Pink Paislee and Paige Evans Fancy Free Collection.

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I love how this turned out. For me, it ius just so relaxing to play with fun paints and try different techniques. The Shimmerz paints match the Pink Paislee collection perfectly.

There’s a video on my channel if you’d like to watch my process.

Remember, If you will be placing any orders from the  Shimmerz store…….

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Thanks so much for stopping by today! XOXO -Katty

Shimmerz Paints: Cherish These Moments

 

Hello friends! I have another layout up on the Shimmerz Paints Blog. I had so much fun creating this layout. I used a cut file from The Cut Shoppe which I modified a bit and I used a few chipboard stickers from the new Crate Paper Heart Day Collection. These were the perfect embellishments for this layout. The background paper is from the Crate Paper Snow and Cocoa Collection. It added the perfect background for my layout. I love mixing different collections. Head on over to my blog post to see all the details of the awesome Shimmerz Paints products I used to create this.

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There is a video on my channel if you’d like to watch:

Remember to mention my name in the comments at checkout when you place an order at Shimmerz Paints and you will receive a free product with your order.

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Thanks so much for stopping by today! Have a great week!

XOXO

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Pretty Patterned Paper Playground-January 2017

Hello friends! It’s a new year and Evi and I are back with our Pretty Patterned Paper Playground Series. I love the January Mood Board. I love that we’ve included some shades of purple. I have been noticing shades of purple in recent collections. I love that. I think purple is often overlooked in scrapbooking. It’s sad really. The right shade of purple can really add a lot to a collection. I’m happy to see it’s making an appearance. I really love these purples mixed with the navy.

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Evi and I attended a crop with a few Scrappy Girlfriends in January. We thought we’d take advantage and record our video there. It’s always so nice to catch up with scrappy friends and see what projects they are working on. It’s great to have a room full of crafty girls. If someone is stuck on a project or can’t decide which direction to take then there will always be someone there to offer their opinion. We had a great time. You can check out the video here:

We also post a video every month of us scrapbooking apart, still following our mood board for that month. We post on each others channels. You can find my video on Evi’s channel here:

You can also see Evi’s video on my channel here:

Thanks so much for stopping by today. Have a great day! XOXO -Katty

Love, Love, Love-Paper House Productions

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Hello friends! Welcome back to my blog. I am extremely excited to share my very first project for Paper House Productions. I am working with the beautiful One Big Happy Family Paper Crafting Kit. This was so much fun to create. This layout combines so many things that I love, a beautiful floral cut file, Shimmerz Paints, Hand stitching and a beautiful collection. It was perfect for scrapping this photo of me and my niece.

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I had a lot of fun creating this layout. I absolutely love this color combination. The pops of navy really make it extra special. I hope you’ll stop by the Paper House Blog and show some love. There is a video on my channel if you’d like to watch my process.

Thanks so much for stopping by! Have a great day! XOXO -Katty

Sand Play Layout- Spiegelmom Scraps

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Hello friends! I am up on the Spiegelmom Scraps Blog  sharing a fun Beach Layout using one of the free cut files available on the website. Sadly, this is my last post on the SMS Blog. I am very sad to go, Jody is amazing and I have so many friends on the team. However I will continue to use the amazing SMS products on my projects. For this layout I used my Shimmerz Paints and a sticker sheet from the Carta Bella  Beach Day Collection. Make sure you head on over and check out my post.

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There is a video on my Youtube channel if you’d like to watch.

Thanks so much for stopping by. XOXO -Katty

Loveliness Layout- Shimmerz Paints

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Hello friends! I am up again today on the Shimmerz Paints Blog. I am sharing a 12×12 layout. I had a lot of fun using my Shimmerz Paints to create this fun background.

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I hope you’ll stop by and check out my blog post where I list all of the products I used to create this: http://shimmerzpaints.blogspot.com/2017/01/loveliness-layout-katty-miranda.html

Remember, if you make any purchases at Shimmerz Paints mention my name at checkout and you will receive a FREE product with your order.

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Thanks so much for stopping by! -Katty

Real Sweet Layout- Shimmerz Paints

Hello everyone! Welcome back! I am very excited to be posting my very first project on the Shimmerz Paints Blog as a member of the 2017 Design Team.

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Head on over to the blog and checkout all of the products I used to create this fun layout.

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There is a process video on mt YouTube channel if you’d like to watch.

Remember, if you make any purchases in the Shimmerz Paints Shop be sure to mention my name at checkout and you will receive a FREE product.

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Hooray Layout- Art Party Friday

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Hello friends! Today I am sharing a layout I created for Art Party Friday on The Crafty Maven Getaway YouTube channel. I love this weeks fun citrus inspired mood board. I knew I wanted to create a fun background.

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I began with some American Crafts White textured cardstock and some of my Shimmerz Paints (if you make any purchases at Shimmerz Paints mention my name at checkout and you’ll receive a FREE product.) I used Coloringz in No Yoking and Don’t Citron me. I also used a Spritz in 4 Leaf Clover. I did the packaging technique as well as some stenciling with a small stencil called  Bokeh Fragments by The Crafters Workshop . I used the stencil as a stamp as well. I added some splatters in all of the colors as well as in black using black India Ink.

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I chose to use a picture from a few years back of my two boys and my nephew. It was taken at a Birthday Party at a park towards the end of the day! They were exhausted from running around, they weren’t too excited for photos. I decided my title would be an appropriately sarcastic “Hooray.” I used a few sheets of Patterned paper from the Studio Calico Lemon Lush 12×12 paper pad. I took one of the papers that had a lot of florals on it and fussy cut the florals. I then clustered them in two ares of my layout. I scattered some of the smaller ones around.

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I also scattered around some of the Pinkfresh Studio Felicity Collection puffy stickers and some of the sticky back brads from the Simple Stories Sunshine and Happiness Collection. As a finishing touch I added clusters of three small black enamel dots in various sizes.

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Lastly, I added a lime green piece of patterned paper from my stash to mat the whole layout. I also distressed the edges of the white cardstock all the way around.

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You can see my complete process here in the video:

Thanks so much for stopping by today! XOXO -Katty

2016 in Review: Pretty Patterned Paper Playground

Hello friends! I can’t believe 2016 is gone. Can you? It seems like only yesterday I was celebrating New Years 2016. One of the most exciting things that happened this past year was the commencement of my YouTube series with Evi, Pretty Patterned Paper Playground. Evi and I get together every month and scrapbook together, we then post our videos to both of our YouTube channels. Every month we have a mood board we follow and some months we had challenges as well. Evi and I met late 2015 through YouTube. We became instant friends. Over this past year we have grown even closer. It has been such fun scrapbooking with her and getting to know her. We created a Facebook Group called Pretty Patterned Paper Playground so that our friends and followers could join us and play along with our monthly mood boards. It was an awesome year. Here is an overview of our mood boards and what I created this past year for our series. I’ll  link some of the related products under each month.fullsizerender3

March 2016- Our very first month. We were so excited to get started. Our mood board was very Spring appropriate. I had a lot of fun creating it. We scrapped together for the first time. We had a lot of fun! We decided we’d create a second layout a month but we would post on each others channels. Evi posted her video on my channel, I posted my video on hers. We challenged ourselves to scraplift an awesome layout by Missy Whidden.

Related Products:
Dear Lizzy Serendipity 12×12 Stencil 
Amy Tangerine Green Memento Thickers
Maggie Holmes Gold Glitter Beautiful Thickers
MAMBI Insta Love chipboard stickers
The Crafters Workshop Mini Circle Explosion 6×6 Stencil
Heidi Swapp Color Shine: Rasberry, Salmon,  Mustard,  Mint,  Butter 

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April 2106- This mood board was one of my favorites. I love this color combination. We had a blast scrapping together. This months challenge was to scraplift each other. Check out my video on Evi’s channel and Evi’s video on my channel. Evi and I loved this months mood board so much that we created a bonus layout.

Related Products:
Maggie Holmes Grey Detail Thickers
Prima Wildflowers Pillar Pack 

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May 2016- In May we challenged ourselves to use white space. It was difficult but I think we did pretty well. You can see my video on Evi’s channel and Evi’s video on my channel. We had a lot of fun Scrapping together.

Related Products:
The Crafters Workshop Mod Spirals 12×12 Stencil
Dear Lizzy Fine and Dandy Chipboard Thickers

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June 2016- Oh Citrus colors how I love thee! Living in a tropical place it’s no surprise this mood board was a favorite of mine. I used it to scrap a few photos from a Cruise vacation stop in Barbados. You can see my video on Evi’s channel and Evi’s video on my channel. Our challenge was to use lots of alphas and create a long tittle. Here you can watch us scrap together.

Related Products:
Dylusions Mist: Lemon Zest,  Tangerine Dream,  Fresh Lime,  Cherry Pie,  Cut Grass

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July 2016- We wanted a soft, summer Nautical theme. I am a big fan of navy so I really enjoyed working with this color combo. Check us out scrapping together. You can find my video on Evi’s channel and Evi’s video on my channel. This months challenge was to use a repetitive shape, I chose circles.

Related Products:
The Crafters Workshop Mechanogrid 12×12 Stencil
My Minds Eye on Trend 2

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August 2016- Another fun and bright color scheme. This month our challenge was to use a cut file. I love how this turned out. You can watch my video on Evi’s channel and Evi’s video on my channel. Check us out Scrapping together.

Related Products:
Pink Paislee C’est la Vie Ephemera

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September 2016- As fall approached we knew we wanted to have rich fall colors. This jewel tone board did just that. I, however used the fall inspired mood board to scrapbook a summer vacation photo. In Florida it is Summer all year round. LOL.  You can watch my video on Evi’s channel and Evi’s video on my channel. Check us out Scrapping together.fullsizerender99

October 2016- The fall colors continue. I love this warm and cozy color scheme. Perfect for fall and Halloween. We had way too much fun Scrapping together for this month. You can see my Evi’s video on my Channel and my video on Evis’s channel.

Related Products:
Pink Paislee Cedar Lane Peacock Thickers

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November 2016- For November we though we’d soften things up a bit for a smooth transition into Winter. This color scheme just screams cool and serene. I enjoyed working with it. You can see Evi’s video on my channel and my video on Evi’s channel. Check us out Scrapping together.

Related Products:
Simple Stories Posh Collection
Pinkfresh Studio Indigo Hills Alphas
Pink Paislee Take me Away Dream Thickers

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December 2016- We wanted a Traditional yet Non traditional December color scheme. We stayed away from the greens and focused on Craft and Black as accents to the Red. This was a fun challenge. Take a look at  Evi’s video on my Channel and my video on Evis’s channel. Check us out Scrapping together.

Related Products:
American Crafts White and Craft Chevron Paper
Heidi Swapp Hello Today Gold Glitter Stickers

I’d like to thank you so much for stopping by today. I look forward to 2017 and all of the new adventures that await both Evi and I with The Pretty Patterned Paper Playground Series. Be sure to join our Facebook group and Subscribe to both My Youtube Channel and Evi’s YouTube Channel so that you don’t miss out on any of the fun. We’d love to get to know you all.

XOXO- Katty