Saturday, July 30, 2011

Instant Scrapbook Baby Boy - Pg 12 & 13

As continued from last time, here are the next pages of the scrapbook. Provo Craft has created the perfect cart for religious phrases and images called Inspired Heart sold at their website and at Wal-Mart. This 2-page Christening layout is created with cut at 5", cut at 4" and cut at 2". The cardstock used is DCWV metallic stack - blue

The background paper is Doodlebug Design Inc. - 1583 Polo. The gem stickers are by Martha Stewart Crafts. The ink applied with a large dauber is by Clear & Simple stamps - simply blue-tiful. The stamp - "sharing with you..." is from Stampin' Up! and the Provebs 3 stamp is from Stamp La Jolla. The jubilation stamp is from Memories direct in their phrases set bought from

I hope you found inspiration in the simplicity of this 2 page spread today!


Thursday, July 28, 2011

Instant Scrapbook Baby Boy - Pg 11

No album is complete without baby's first bath! It is one of the most magical times as a parent.

As continued from last time, here are the next page of the scrapbook. Sometimes I find inspiration in weird places... One day long ago I lucked out and found a package of postcards at IKEA of rubber duckies. I thought they were cute but had no idea when or how I would use them. In this layout I created my own embellishment by covering the postcard with vellum to create a journaling block. It has a great effect once written on. The Best Occasions metal dots cover the spots where I applied glue dots to attach the layer.

The bathtub dimensional sticker from EK Success - Jolee's by You was enhanced by adding splashing water with Fiskars zingz sticker accents in circles and drops. Circular rub ons become fresh and new when Fiskars zingz are added to the middle. A DCWV patterened adhesive boarder strip divides the page and DCWV Safari kids mat stack marks where the pictures are to be placed. As usual, the font is American Traditional Designs.

Don't ya just love this layout? I do!


Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Instant Scrapbook Baby Boy - Pg 10

As continued from last time, here are the next page of the scrapbook. Everyone takes that picture of their baby sleeping during those first few nights after they come home form the hospital. A sweet little dimensional journaling block brings focus to the thoughts and feelings that will be recorded here about the baby's first nights.

Supplies include:
  • background paper by Steve's pages - licensed exclusively by Sugar Tree
  • Paperbliss Salon - journaling block and prince dimensional stickers
  • American Traditional Designs rub on font and dimensional stickers - welcome baby pastels
  • DCWV 6x6 adhesive pastel mat stack
  • Clear and Simple Stamps - button stickers, color: a blanc check

Sunday, July 24, 2011

Instant Scrapbook Baby Boy - Pg 8 & 9

As continued from last time, here are the next pages of the scrapbook. These next two layouts coordinate but are covering different yet related topics. I love the printed paper by Paper Pizzaz called baby words. In order to stretch the one 12x12 piece I had left, I cut it and used it on both pages of the spread. The first page highlights when the baby first comes home from the hospital and the second page shows the room he is coming home to.

I created my own embellishment to adorn the center of the page. I encorporated a circle, a sentiment sticker and an American Traditional Designs - elevations dimensional sticker - Welcome baby pastels.

The crib is my favorite part of this scraobook page. EK Success - Jolee's created it and it goes well with any baby page, card or home decor item. The page is split by fabric tape from Cloud 9 Christmas is.. set.

Other materials include:
  • font - Recollectoins layered chipboard sticker "D", American Traditional Designs rub ons
  • large blue brads from my stash
  • my little one sticker from my stash

Friday, July 22, 2011

Instant Scrapbook Baby Boy - Pg 7

As continued from last time, here are the next pages of the scrapbook. Here the new parents can show pictures of the baby's first visitors at the hospital. some many be family, some may be friends. I love this lage font called "hip chip" by KI Memories. It's from their birthday set of chipboard adhesive letters. The mat stack is DCWV nana's kids - baby boy and the remaining supplies are from 6-min scrapbooker baby boy set. I find it fun to mix colors, patterns and coordinating embellishments to create a fun whimsical layout.


Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Instant Scrapbook Baby Boy - Pg 6

I love simple, clean layouts. Less is more in this case...

As continued from last time, here are the next page of the scrapbook. This layout will show the first meeting between the new brothers. These are my favorite male oriented sticker font. Thickers makes it and it's a leather look and feel, Although it is self-adhesive, it doesn't seem to hold on because of the thickness.

  • Nikki Sivils scrapbooker - warm cord brads - red

  • Vellum sentiment & yellow cardstock from my stash

  • patterend paper - 6-min scrapbooker baby boy

  • "Thickers" Black Vinyl stickers

  • DCWV adhesive mat stack neutrals

  • La-Vie

    Monday, July 18, 2011

    Instant Scrapbook Baby Boy - Pg 5

    As continued from last time, here are the next page of the scrapbook. This page will highlight mom and dad bonding with the baby. This simple page was created with very little supplies. The most special part of this page is the sentiment.

    • Vellum sentiment, yellow cardstock, foam glitter alphabet stcikers, foam heart from my stash
    • patterend paper - 6-min scrapbooker baby boy
    • DCWV adhesive mat stack neutrals
    • Miss Elizabeth's rub ons
    • foam tape

    Saturday, July 16, 2011

    Instant Scrapbook Baby Boy - Pg 4

    As continued from last time, here are the next page of the scrapbook. This page is designed to highlight the baby's first picture. I am super pleased with how it came out. Supplies include:
    • 6-min scrapbooker - baby boy
    • Font - Paper Studio (spare parts) adhesive fabric tags in red and blue
    • DCWV Nana's kids mat stack - baby boy
    • Making memories rub on alphabet - hudson - color: Aquamarine
    • Clear & Simple stamps adhesive  dots - a blanc check
    • journaling stamp, vellum sentiment, epoxy stickers all from my stash

    Thursday, July 14, 2011

    Instant Scrapbook Baby Boy - Pg 2 & 3

    As continued from last time, here are the next pages of the scrapbook. I love a good 2-page spread! This one will display the baby shower photos. Although this album is for a boy, I had an overwhelming urge to incorporate the yellow pom-pom ribbon. I think it works well.

    The presents were cut with my Cricut Imagine 2 using the New Arrival cart. I am in love with Martha Stewart punches and this one is called Heart Beat.

    I put a little of myself in this layout by incorporating a decoration from my son's baby shower - the baby carriage is from party city. There are plenty of spaces for photos and journaling created with DCWV neutrals adhesive mat stack and Creative memories corner rounder.
    • EK Success striped paper - baby faces christopher stripes and circles
    • heart - foam sparkle stickers
    • Font - American traditional designs - sticker collection sporty girl brights
    • Thank you for the gift rub on - miss elizabeth's
    • journaling block - 6 min scrapbooker "family"
    • Memories direct blue staples and long reach stapler
    • starform stickers outline stickers - silver

    Tuesday, July 12, 2011

    Instant Scrapbook Baby Boy - Cover and Page 1

    It's been quite a while, but let's just say life and clients got in the way! I'm delighted to be back and to share a project I created for a baby shower gift. A friend of mine wanted to give her sister-in-law a very personal, yet useful gift for her second child. What do you give to the person who already has all the big baby stuff? That's instant scrapbook so that she can easily record her new baby's first year.

    This was quite an undertaking because I had never created a scrapbook without pictures before and was very nervous about creating pages that forced someone to use pictures of a certain size etc. But I quickly got over it and created a product that I am very proud of. And it was very well received by the mother-to-be so mission accomplished!

    The album is by Recollections. It's a boy is printed on Bazzill basics white cardstock and cut at 10" with my Cricut Imagine Nursery Tails cart. The font stickers are from my stash and the foot and hand prints are from Stickopotomus. Finally, the blue button stickers (that remind me of that candy that came stuck to paper strips when I was a kid) is from Clear & Simple Stamps in the color called Your style blue me away.

    I wanted the first page to showcase the family the baby was being born into. I pulled out the autumn leaves 6-min scrapbooker family set I purchased from Wal-Mart some time ago and found the perfect coordinated items, such as a journaling block, ribbon, embellishments, etc. for this page. DCWV adhesive mat stacks are the best for quick placement of pictures.
    • Our family - chipboard stickers - autumn harvest collection
    • family names in black - EK Success sticko dimensional font stickers
    • mom's name - mark richards crystal stickers - crystal script alphabet
    • Best occasions metal dots
    • DCWV adhesive mat stack (neutrals)
    • creative memories corner rounder