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Hello, Connie Nichol here today with a summer layout featuring digital cut files and a stamp from Quietfire Design.    A few years ago my boys decided to canoe (i.e. float) down the North Saskatchewan River.  They launched in Edmonton, and I was instructed to pick them up downstream in three hours time.  Unfortunately, the river was quite low and the current slow, and it took a lot longer than the predicted three hours.  Of course, my husband had no cell phone with him so I had no idea where the canoe was.  I waited and I waited and they finally showed up…… phew.  They have never repeated that particular adventure.

canoe smaller

I love the versatility of having an electronic die cutting machine.  It’s amazing.  Need a canoe to embellish a canoeing layout?  Presto, wave the magic wand and cut a canoe, paddles and water with your Sizzix Eclips 2.  Any size, any colour.  Here’s the cut file I used.  It’s available as an svg file from the Quietfire Design website , or as a studio file for the Silhouette Cameo.  I love the little heart cut outs.



I used my Brother sewing machine to add a few waves under the water and then accented the page with a few Fancy Pants Flair badges from the Attwell line.  They add some nice dimension and interest to the page.  Easy and done, another adventure documented for the scrapbook.

flair  brother

Supplies used:  Core’dinations ColorCore cardstock, Heidi Swapp patterned paper, Quietfire Design stamp and digital cutting files, Sizzix Eclips2,  Elizabeth Craft Designs stitched rectangle dies, Fancy Pants letter stickers and flair badges, Brother sewing machine, Clearsnap ink, Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L adhesive.


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