Thursday, August 27, 2015

Inspiration on Thursday - Featured Entry

Hi there!

Happy Thursday!  We couldn't resist sharing this sweet page that was entered into our August Sketch-y Friday challenges with you all!

Goose Feathers

Thank you Kathy for playing along, we just love your page!

And thank you all for visiting today!

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Paper Clip Embellishments | Technique

Hi friends!


Laura here with a fun little tutorial for you today, to create some DIY embellishments for your projects, and to use up some of your scraps and stash!


I gathered up some supplies; a few packages of leftover ephemera from various companies, my bin of spare parts (ie. left over die cuts), a couple of small punches, a variety of paper clips, my tiny attacher stapler and some pop dots.


Then I began assembling, first adding a tag or banner to the paper clip with a staple, and then embellishing in a variety of ways, keeping things really simple.


Next I played with one of the clips and a few other elements, creating the basis for a focal area on a future layout.

These clips are super fun to create and oh so easy!  Go ahead and give it a try!

Thanks for visiting! 

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Kit Club Tuesday

Hello friends!

WE are rounding out the month with a final 2 projects by Elaine using the August premium Kit Club contents!



Aren't these gorgeous!

Thanks for joining us today!

Monday, August 24, 2015

You & Me Circled Heart | Freebie Cut File

H i there!

Laura here, sharing a new freebie cut file today, in both Silhouette and SVG formats.

https://app.box.com/s/obosfe2b5rvnwlftca9u1omxpjxh8fac
click on the image to be taken to my download page

Thanks for visiting!
Laura

Sunday, August 23, 2015

New Kits in Store

Hi there!

New Kits! 

We are continuing to regularly add new kits for sale on our website and blog
 -- don't forget to check them out!

Here are just a few samples



Get your before they are gone!

Thanks for visiting!

Friday, August 21, 2015

Sketch-y Friday with Team B | August 21 2015

Hi there and happy Friday!

Today we are sharing our last sketch for August, you have until the 29th to play along with any of our August Sketch-y Friday challenges for your chance at our monthly prize.  So without further ado, here is your sketch....


And here is your incredible Team B inspiration!




Here is a run down of our Sketch-y Friday rules.  Just link up your creations in our sidebar to be entered into a random draw for our monthly prize.    You have until August 29th, at midnight to participate in any of this month's sketch challenges, each linkup tool will remain open until that date!  You may take some artistic license with your adaptation of the sketches, however if you choose to use a double page sketch for a single page layout you may only enter once per sketch, not once per side.

If you are playing along with more than one challenge you will need to link each of them up via a separate blog post for the link up tool to work. (International participants may be required to pay some shipping fees.)  Good luck, we cannot wait to see what you create!

 *note - If you are playing along using Flickr the team will no longer be leaving comments, due to changes in Flickr policies and passwords.  However, we will be checking out your entries for sure and you are definitely eligible for the prize draw. Our apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.

Thanks for visiting!
Your friends at ScrapMuch?!

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Inspiration on Thursday | Customer Spotlight

Hi there!

Today we are sharing some great projects created by customers at a recent crop!

This fantastic Minion card was created by Cindy Pearce!

And this great masculine page was created by Nancy Lefler!

Thank you so much for sharing with us ladies, you know we always love admiring your creations!

Thank you all for visiting!

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Altered Magazine Files Tutorial with Laura

Hi there!

I have been slowly, really slowly - like to the tune of 10-20 minutes a day, working on putting my new scrapbook room together.  So today's tutorial is a nod to my scrap room.

I decided on a colour scheme for my room shortly before my move, mint and gold!


A little odd for me because I am not a flashy person and I have almost nothing in a gold colour in my home.  However, I was so inspired when I saw this  WRMK album in the store at ScrapMuch?, it made my heart happy and I thought about it long after I left the store, so I decided to run with it! 


But, I really wanted to use things I already owned.  Like these wood magazine files from Ikea.


They are really great for stashing away my lists, notebooks and other day to day papers.  They would also be great for scraps of patterned paper or cardstock. Of course they work for scrappy magazines too ;)  but I like that they hide my clutter.

I pulled out my Americana Chalk Paint in a pretty mint colour (available through ScrapMuch?) and painted three sides of the files.


I left the leading edge unpainted as this is where I wanted to add my pop of gold! (I also left the bottom unpainted because why waste pretty things.)


I used some scraps of papers from My Mind's Eye and Teresa Collins with gold foil on them to adorn the leading edge.  As luck would have it these wooden files are just about 12 inches high.  I cut the papers to slightly wider than the files, just in case they were not actually square from top to bottom.  Then I adhered them using Modge Podge because I have that in my stash, but likely any liquid glue would work.


I used a mini spatula to make sure I got any bubbles out from behind the papers.


I also added some clips to the top edge while they dried to make sure the papers were stuck tight.


Once the Modge Podge was dry I trimmed off the excess width of the paper. Then I repeated the process for two more files.


And popped them onto my shelf! This project was very quick, chalk paint dries super fast especially on these untreated wooden magazine files, as does the Modge Podge.  I worked for ten minutes twice to complete these three file boxes.

I love the way they look! I will likely be sharing more of my room as I go along, I have a goal in mind to get my room ready to use by the time m husband goes back to work towards the end of the month - cross your fingers!

Thanks for visiting!
Laura
xo 

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Kit Club Tuesday with Elaine

Hi there!

Elaine is sharing another gorgeous layout created with the August premium Kit Club contents today!


The pops of black on this page are so elegant!

Thank you for joining us today!

Sunday, August 16, 2015

August 22nd Day Crop

Hi there!

We would like to invite you to join us for our next Day Crop!



When: Saturday August 22nd 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
 
Where: Salvation Army Church
33 Diana Ave. Brantford, Ontario

The cost of the crop is ONLY $25+hst and includes snack, lunch, refreshments and a small gift for all attendees!

Bring your supplies and get ready for a day of scrappy fun. 



Registration is Required. Please Register Here.

Thanks for visiting us and we hope to see you soon!

Friday, August 14, 2015

Sketch-y Friday with Team A | August 14, 2015

Happy Friday!

Wow, can you believe that we are almost half way through August?  Are you getting ready to return to a "normal" schedule or are you feeling like you still need a lot more summer?  Either way, we hope you are snapping photos and finding time to create!

Here is your newest sketch for our August challenge line up....


And here is your Team A DT inspiration!






Here is a run down of our Sketch-y Friday rules.  Just link up your creations in our sidebar to be entered into a random draw for our monthly prize.    You have until August 29th, at midnight to participate in any of this month's sketch challenges, each linkup tool will remain open until that date!  You may take some artistic license with your adaptation of the sketches, however if you choose to use a double page sketch for a single page layout you may only enter once per sketch, not once per side.

If you are playing along with more than one challenge you will need to link each of them up via a separate blog post for the link up tool to work. (International participants may be required to pay some shipping fees.)  Good luck, we cannot wait to see what you create!

*note - If you are playing along using Flickr the team will no longer be leaving comments, due to changes in Flickr policies and passwords.  However, we will be checking out your entries for sure and you are definitely eligible for the prize draw. Our apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.

Thanks for visiting!
Your friends at ScrapMuch?!

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Inspiration on Thursday

Hi there!

Today we are sure to inspire you with a gorgeous mini album created by Eileen!








This beautiful gender neutral album would make a priceless gift for any expectant parent!

Thank you for taking the time to visit us today

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Punched Washi Shapes Tutorial

Hi there!

Laura here with a fun tutorial showing you how to create punched Washi tape shapes!  Did you know that you can use Washi tape with your favourite punches? You sure can!


Grab some of your favourite shapes punches and Washi in your favourite patterns (wider tapes work best for this tip) and some waxed paper.


Lay down a couple of strips of tape onto the waxed paper.


And punch through both layers with your punches.


You can easily peel the punched shapes off of the waxed paper and use them on your projects.  I am sharing a photo of how I used my shapes on my day planner, but of course you can use this technique on layouts ad cards as well.

Thanks for visiting!

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Kit Club Tuesday

Hello and happy Tuesday!

Today on the bog we are sharing more projects that Elaine created using the August Kit Club contents.  Wedding cards are always an must have in your stash and these two are stunning!


Elaine uses the premium kit to create her monthly projects with.  They are definitely full of value and scrappy goodness!

Thank you for joining us!