Friday, March 30, 2018

Hopping For Joy | Pattern Happy

Welcome to the Pattern Happy & Ellen Hutson Hop! 
I am so excited to be able to share these amazing products with you all.
I also wanted you to know that PATTERN HAPPY products are NOW AVAILABLE at Ellen Hutson!! The colors in these collections are so vibrant and sooo colorful they are sure to make you happy!  The Stamps and Metal Dies make it so easy to create a card or add some details to a layout ;) 

I created a card for our hop and used the 

I cut a piece of pattern paper to fit my card base 4.00" x 4.25" 
I added the word THANKS using the Thanks Metal Die
I colored the flowers using my Zig Clean Color Markers
I added some fun foam on the back and added it on my base. VOILA!

Not only do we have bunches of inspiration, we have prizes!!! 
Make sure to leave comments at each stop on the hop 
for a chance to win one of two Pattern Happy prize packs! 
Leave your comments before April 5th, at 11:59pm PST
Winners will be contacted via email.

Kristine Davidson <<<< You Are Here !

Thanks for visiting and ENJOY the HOP!

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Creating With Welcome Spring | Simple Stories

Hello Friends!
I am sharing 2 layouts I created using the gorgeous collection from Simple Stories; WELCOME SPRING! It's perfect for this time of year and the colors of yellow, pink and light blue can really be used for Spring and Summer.

The first layout I created is called -  Hello Springtime! It's a photo of my cousin's girls enjoying a day outside in the melting snow. I changed the color of the photo to black and white so it would be a good match for this collection.

I first created a circle and cut it by hand. I didn't have a circle cutter and decided to just GO WITH IT! I did some sewing around the edges and I like how it turned out. Sometimes it's just about letting go and creating!

I cut up pieces of patterned paper in 3x4" and used those pieces to create layers. I love this effect. I have tons of color and I really didn't use that much paper.
I always use pop dots on my pages to create more dimension and of course adding clusters of embellishments. The sticker sheet that comes with this collection has tons of cute designs.


I added extra stitching, enamel dots, a bit of mist and was very happy with the outcome.

My next layout is called -- So Lovely. As you can see I used 2 pieces of paper and cut them at an angle to create this background. I really loved that blue since it goes well with the shirt my niece is wearing and the flowers on a dark background is just something I enjoy working with.

I did some sewing along the edge and on a small strip in the center of the layout. I used a 3x4" journaling card to add a few sentences about this sweet lovely girl.

As you can see from the previous photos I added more clusters of stickers, enamel dots and some mist again. I just feel like this finishes my layouts.

If you are anxious to start scrapbooking with nice bright colors and get away from the white and blue of the winter season this Welcome Spring Collection is a MUST!

I hope you enjoyed my layouts today and please visit @SimpleStories_ on instagram and come find me as well @KristineDavidson .

Have a great day!

Supplies Used:
10190 - Welcome Spring Collection Kit

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Sketch Challenge | My Creative Scrapbook

Hello Friends!

My Creative Scrapbook is hosting a sketch challenge for the next few weeks. It is an awesome sketch designed by Laura Whitaker from Stuck! Sketches. She rocks at sketches ;) I love this one especially since it has 1 photo and lots of layers ;)

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Sunday, March 18, 2018

Guest Designer | My Creative Scrapbook

Hello Friends!

I am a guest designer for My Creative Scrapbook this month and these are the cards I created with the March ALBUM Kit.

The Kit I worked with is an ALBUM kit but instead I created 2 layouts and 2 cards with it. I still have TONS of products left and I'll be using them for sure in the future.
This Kit is filled with tons of Dear Lizzy goodness from the Dear Lizzy Lovely Day Collection.

These are the cards I created with this kit -

  Thank You So Much --

 Counting Blessings --


These cards are really not details as I kept them simple.
The embellishments and stickers in this kit were perfect for creating cards.
 This kit is PACKED with tons of products! 

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Saturday, March 17, 2018

Guest Designer | My Creative Scrapbook

Hello Friends!

I am a guest designer for My Creative Scrapbook this month and for April and May as well ;) I love their kits because the papers aren't mixed with many other companies. I always have a hard time creating if the papers aren't from the same company. I am not sure why but for years I usually use the same company for the layouts.. Do you scrapbook that way? Do you like a mix of manufacturers on your page?

This is the ALBUM Kit I had the pleasure of working with - It's filled with tons of Dear Lizzy goodness from the Dear Lizzy Lovely Day Collection.

These are the layouts I created with this kit -

--Just Laugh 

-- Hey Don't Grow Up! 

As you can see this KIT was so much fun to play with. I love the colors of this collection and this kit is literally PACKED with tons of products! 

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 Facebook | Instagram | Blog 

Wednesday, March 07, 2018

I AM Layouts | Simple Stories

Hello Friends!
I’m sharing 2 layouts I created using the NEW and SUPER Fabulous I AM Collection from Simple Stories. This collection is beautiful … soft, colorful, floral and perfect!

The diecuts are amazing in this collection and I’m not just saying that. They really are! You might want 2 packages of those Bits & Pieces!

My niece just turned 11 and I told her she needed to STOP growing up! I created this layout using a piece of white cardstock but then adding some black cardstock behind my papers. I created one of my favorite go to formats – a GRID layout.

I hope you enjoyed my layouts today I will definitely be using more of this beautiful collection. Come follow us on Instagram! @SimpleStories_ and myself @KristineDavidson.

Supplies Used:
10024 - I Am Collection Kit
10039 - I Am 6x12 Chipboard
10040 – I Am Bits & Pieces
10041 – I Am Stickers
10042 – I Am Dreaming Washing Tape
10043- I Am SN@P! Cards
10045 – I Am Roller Stamp

Purchase Simple Stories @Blitsy ! They have awesome prices!!!

Thursday, March 01, 2018

Design Team 2018 | Pattern Happy

I am thrilled to announce that I will be designing for a new company! Pattern Happy that is! Remember KI Memories? YES the previous owners of KI started a new company and this is it. I am excited to follow their journey into this scrapbooking world and I look forward to sharing some new projects with all of you.

Here are a few samples of their new items COMING SOON! 


Amazing Stamps - and THE best quality!

Digi Cut Files available NOW!

Visit Pattern Happy's Website, Instagram and Facebook accounts 

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