Friday, February 27

Party! | Jillibean Soup

What a cutie pie right!? I wanted to use the new Jillibean Soup Party Playground collection and this was perfect for me. I created a layout with treat bags, cupcake holders and even straws! We have to think outside the box sometimes and this was definitely one of them for me! Hope you Like ;-)

Supplies Used:
Jillibean Soup
Patterned Paper: Birthday Bisque/ Pint of Presents; Soup Staples III/ Blue Print
Pea Pod Die Cuts: Birthday Bisque
Coordinating Stickers: Birthday Bisque
Favor Bags: Party Playground / Multi Triangle
Treat Cups: Party Playground / Multi Chevron, Cotton Candy Pink
Paper Straws: Party Playground / Gum Drop Green
Cupcake Toppers: Party Playground / Cotton Candy Pink Heart, Multi Colored Star
Bakers Twine: Party Playground / Gum Drop Green

Other: enamel dots, sewing, Color Shine

Wednesday, February 18

Life Documented January 2015 | Simple Stories

This is the first page in my Life Documented album for 2015. I'm doing something a bit different this year. I'm not committing to a weekly spread. This means I can do a month at a time, a week at a time or even a day at a time. I am not worried about the pocket page style that I'll be using either. It's considered more of a large "mini ablum" and I'm looking forward to creating this year and hope you'll join me!  

I started my spread using the Simple Stories Design 10 Pocket Pages. This allows me to add larger photos 4"x4" and also the standard 3"x4". The left Side of my spread has a photo of hubby and I from 2014 and a bit of journaling about the year ahead. I love that my pictures can be included with journaling on a 4x4 card.

Creating your own journal cards can be so much fun.  I used 4x6 and also 3x4 cards and created my own. I added 1" strips and sewed them to cut up 4x6 cards. Super easy to do and gives you a unique touch to your page using all the wonderful Simple Stories Cards.

Since my spread is about the entire Month of January 2015 I wanted to add photo and journaling but not have this on a few spreads so I typed directly underneath my pictures!

The Right Side of my spread has the same format as the Left.   I did a picture collage on one of my photos to showcase the great day we had at the Clay CafĂ©. This is a place I bring my nieces when I visit. We have a blast and always look forward to getting our fired clay pieces.
Below is an example of a journal card I created using a 4x6 card cut to fit below the " Week In Review " title. I added a tag for my journaling and created little embellishment details with the Life Documented Washi Paper Tape. So Easy!


This collection is so much fun to play with. I hope you enjoyed my Life Documented post today and I hope you enjoy creating with your Simple Stories Life Documented Collection!

Tuesday, February 17

Hello There | Jillibean Soup

Hello there was created with some corrugated shapes and a stamp set. I had left over Soup Staples III papers and it's a cute card for Spring greetings right?!

Supplies Used:
Jillibean Soup
Patterned Paper: Soup Staples III / Brick Wall, Blue Print, One Way Ticket, Read Me
Corrugated Shapes: Sunshine - Kraft
Enamel Stars: Black
Clear Stamps: Handwritten Sentiments

Other:  Twine, Sewing Machine, Black Ink,

Wednesday, February 11

Friends Forever | Jillibean Soup

I wanted to use my Circle Placemat and create something. I cut 4 circles and then added versamark and green embossing powder. Heated that with my heat gun and created this pretty neat background for my card. Adding paper behind the circles is optional but created something pretty cool!

Supplies Used:
Jillibean Soup
Patterned Paper: Spicy Social Soup / Taste of Texts, 4 Parts Hashtags, Bite Size Bits
Pea Pods (Die Cuts) / Spicy Social Soup
Enamel Stars: Yellow
Coordinating Stickers: Spicy Social Soup
Placemats: White Simple Circles

Other:   Sewing Machine, Green Embossing Powder

Thursday, February 5

Happy Day | Jillibean Soup

It's a Happy Day when it's your Birthday! I used a mini placemat and added popdots behind it to add dimension and then added some diecuts on top. Such an easy card to create.  You can even use some left overs and Jillibean Soup has some of these mini placemats in the Silhouette Online Store ;-)

Supplies Used:
Jillibean Soup
Patterned Paper: Birthday Bisque / Smidgen of Sweets, Bunch of Balloons
Pea Pods (Die Cuts): Birthday Bisque
Coordinating Stickers: Birthday Bisque
Mini Placemats: Favorite
Sugar Picks: Sunshine Resin Picks - Multi Color
Soup Labels:  Birthday Bisque

Other:   Sewing Machine, White Cardstock, Color Shine