Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Company Spotlight on Basic Grey by Melissa Phillips

Friends Forever Card by Melissa Phillips



1.  Create card base from cream cardstock and round right corners.
2.  Cover front of card with coordinating paper in 2 different colors and patterns.  Round right corners before adhering.
3.  Cut Snippet from booklet and trim to fit across front of card.
4.  Adhere die cut tag behind snippet and then adhere to card.
5.  Attach chipboard flowers to lower portion of card, overlapping snippet a big.
6.  Layer chipboard ticket stub over chipboard flowers and embellish with a fabric brad and die cut tag.
7.  Embellish top left corner of snippet with die cut pennant and banner.
8.  Apply rub-on sentiment to snippet to finish.

Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Company Spotlight on Basic Grey by Hilary Kanwischer

Oh Yeah, You & Me....Radical Card by Hilary Kanwischer


Hipster Swell Paper by Basic Grey
Hipster Fab Paper by Basic Grey
Hipster Radical Paper by Basic Grey
Hipster Hip Paper by Basic Grey
Hipster Wood Veneer Die Cuts by Basic Grey
Knock Outs Simple Scallop Border Punch by American Crafts
White Textured Cardstock by American Crafts     


1.  Cut, score and fold cardstock to make a 4 1/4 x 5 1/2 inch vertical standing card, then set aside
2.  Scallop edge some white cardstock, then cut pattern paper same size as scored card, then several pattern papers in various sizes, ink the edges if you'd like then adhere scalloped cardstock underneath the pattern papers, then machine stitch all the papers together.
3.  Add banner chipboard across the top, sentiment chipboard pieces along the left side, then lightly glue the   "Radical" wooden sentiment and adhere it to the bottom of the card.
4.  To finish, adhere chipboard "glasses" to the card front as shown using small 3D foam squares.
5.  Adhere the entire card front to the scored card using 3D glue dots.

Monday, July 8, 2013

Company Spotlight on Basic Grey by Anabelle O'Malley

Project Life Pages by Anabelle O'Malley


Knee Highs & Bow Ties Jump Rope Paper by Basic Grey
Knee Highs & Bow Ties Ring Pop Paper by Basic Grey
Knee Highs & Bow Ties Hopscotch Paper by Basic Grey
Knee Highs & Bow Ties Printed Chipboard Shapes by Basic Grey
Knee Highs & Bow Ties Knee Highs Chipboard Buttons by Basic Grey
Sweet Notes Sweet Sentiments Paper by Webster's Pages
Sweet Notes Alpha & Tag Stickers by Webster's Pages
Bumblebee Mini Jewels by Doodlebug Design Inc.
SNAP Orange Kraft Binder by Simple Stories
Party Day Thickers Printed Chipboard Letter Stickers by Crate Paper
Seen & Noted Roller Date Stamp by Pebbles Inc
Double Chevron Washi Paper Tape by Jenni Bowlin
Serendipity Instaframes by Heidi Swapp


1. Cut (4) 4 by 6 and (4) 3 by 4 cards from patterned paper. Round edges.
2. Adhere paper and letter stickers to spell 'Summer 2013' to first card. Add chipboard and embellish with gems.
3. Die cut 'Captured' camer and adhere to card. Add chipboard.
4. Adhere largest chipboard circle to a 4 by 6 card. In the center add letters to spell 'Week One. Add large flower and butterfly chipboard. Stamp date stamp for the week.
5. Add photo to frame and adhere to next card with washi tape. Adhere cardstock stickers. Journal alongside of the card.
6. For the smaller cards- add photos and journaling.
7. Place all cards into the page protectors.

Thursday, July 4, 2013

Company Spotlight on Basic Grey by Jill Cornell

Grandpa is Loved Layout by Jill Cornell


1) Place brown polka dot fabric tape on top of layout.
2) Cut patterned paper to 3" strip and adhere to top of layout. Embellish with green and pink border stickers.
3) Adhere photo to vellum and to open envelope. Wrap with twine and tie in bow. Adhere to layout.
4) Embellish top left corner of photo with transparency, woven label and fabric brad.
5) Embellish right bottom corner of photo with die-cut slide frame, patterned paper, and flair sticker along with "sweet" sticker and flower brad.
6) Add alphabet sticker title and journaling.
7) Embellish bottom of layout with patterned paper strip, two arrow stickers, woven label and brad.

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Company Spotlight on Basic Grey by Daniela Dobson

Fabulous Layout by Daniela Dobson


1. Cut a piece of patterned paper and adhere it to the top of white cardstock.
2. Adhere a photo on a journaling note and adhere to the page.
3. Cut a bottom of a journaling card and adhere to the right of the photo.
4. Add various stickers, journaling card and vellum tape.
5. Stamp “fabulous” and “you are” on white cardstock and cut out. Adhere to the page. Stamp two arrows under “fabulous”. Stamp triangle arrows to the left of the photo, and on one of the journaling cards.
6. Using a star template (handmade), spray color shine on the bottom of the layout. Add color shine splatters.
7. Adhere stars and enamel dots.