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I have been using the Elizabeth Craft Designs Planner Essential system for over a year now. I have a mix of Planner Essential Dies and Art Journal Dies, they give me endless options. Once I get started creating I find it hard to go to bed, they really push me to think creatively and their dies allow me to use up supplies in really unique ways. For this two-page spread, I used the Celebrate Autumn Collection from Echo Park Paper Co. It’s an older collection with a fabulous colour scheme. I can’t resist teal and yellow.  One of the fun items in the Echo Park Paper Co. collections is the Journaling Cards. These cards transition easily into actual pockets and tags with Elizabeth Craft Designs dies. For this spread, I used the journaling cards in two ways. Most obviously, I used an Elizabeth Craft Designs Planner Essentials die to cut…

YES – you read that correctly.  Kerry Engel has taken a sheet of patterned paper and turned it into a stencil! See that fuzzy pink flocking in the background of Kerry’s card?  She created that look using a piece of patterned paper, that she turned into a stencil and then added flocking using her homemade stencil. WOWZERS! Kerry used her Brother ScanNCut to scan the patterned paper and then to cut it out on a transparency to create a stencil. This technique opens up THOUSANDS of crafting possibilities! At least! LOL! Watch Kerry’s process video from start to finish! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hq7QMMCad4U For a complete supply list visit the Creative Scrapbooker Magazine Video Library – CLICK HERE Happy Friday everyone!

Okay, maybe they are not HOT! But this layout designed by Kerry Engel certainly is! Do you see that clock on her layout – it is from Southern Ridge Trading Company. Kerry used the Simple Stories Vintage Great Escape collection to put this layout together. She fussy cut all those butterflies out from the patterned paper! WOWZERS! Kerry then glued everything together using Glue Dots Adhesives. This layout has me feeling like it is Tea Latte time!!!! 🙂 Kerry’s layout was published in the Winter issue of Creative Scrapbooker Magazine. Inside this issue, there is an entire section dedicated to CLOCKS!!!!  CLICK HERE to get your copy today! Happy Friday everyone!

I love these mixed media cards Kerry Engel has designed. Kerry used an SVG file of Frida and added it to her Brother ScanNCut.The Brother ScanNCut then drew the image right on the mixed media background that Kerry designed. The results are stunning. Watch Kerry’s process video from start to finish! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q1qWZu4U2uk For a complete supply list visit the Creative Scrapbooker Magazine Video Library – CLICK HERE

I am sooooo in the mood for a cocktail somewhere by the sea! LOLOLOL!  So that isn’t going to happen anytime soon. Kerry Engel’s layout is the next best thing! Bright colours, yummy food, and one of my all-time favourite Stampers Anonymous Tim Holtz stamp sets. If you don’t have the Cocktails Blueprint stamp set – you need to get it.  Kerry also used a Stampers Anonymous Tim Holtz Layering Stencil to create the design in the background. It makes the layout look like it’s sparkling! LOVE IT! Off I go to dream of a drink by the sea! Giggle Giggle! Have a wonderful week everyone!

This holiday season GNOMES were HOT!!!!! You could find them everywhere!!! We fell in love with these gorgeous Nordic Gnome stamps by Impression Obsession. How adorable! Check out Kerry Engel’s layout featuring these gorgeous little designs. Kerry also used patterned paper and embellishments from the Simple Stories Winter Farm House collection. Tags and wood laser embellishments from MultiCraft Forever in Time. And she adhered everything down using a variety of adhesives by Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L.Beautiful layout Kerry! Happy Friday everyone!

Let’s just cut to the chase – 2020 WAS NUTS! Never in a million years did I ever imagine living through a pandemic. It was and still is super surreal. Life-changing. Lesson learning. Thought-provoking. Self-awareness. Are just a few words that come to mind when I reflect on 2020. I can’t stress enough how important it is to document your stories. Your photos. Your words. Your battles. Your victories. Your day to day during life with COVID.  Not sure where to start? The last few issues of Creative Scrapbooker Magazine are a great place to find inspiration to document this moment in time. Here we have galleries of stories, photos, and moments that you shared with us AND you will find even more ideas in the Spring 2021 issue! Here is one of my favourite projects you will find in the Winter 2020 issue designed by Kerry Engel. Her layout…

Hey! Kim here with a quick layout share using the December Sketchy Challenge as my inspiration.   This is a sketch that took me awhile to warm up to. It wasn’t until I started to rotate it and look at photos that I got a feel for how it might work for me. I challenge you to work through a sketch that you don’t love, you may just be surprised with how much you like the end result! My layout uses the most basic of supplies. I almost always have Creative Scrapbooker Magazine’s Super Stock somewhere on my layout! I LOVE the weight, smoothness and the beautiful, bright white of this cardstock.  I used two types of Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L; White Permanent and Ultra permanent [I always find I need a stronger grip when I adhere anything to the textured side of Bazzil cardstock – used here as the…

Kerry Engel was very busy in her workshop designing Peek-A-Boo cards just before Christmas! Although her cards have a Christmas theme the variations on this design are endless! The Brother ScanNCut’s ability to scan stamped images and then fussy cut them out is FANTASTIC making the options for your PEEK-A-BOO card unlimited. Stamp your favourite stamp – scan the image – and cut the image! BOOM! It’s that simple! Grab a coffee and watch Kerry design her card from start to finish! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EYO2xDVlYyw Enjoy

Look at this absolutely stunning card designed by Kerry Engel So elegant. Kerry  put the card together using the Heartfelt Creations Calla Lily collection. And that beautiful gatefold design was created using the Heartfelt Creations Heart of Joy Decorative Die – which really is a MUST HAVE! The entire card was stuck together using a variety of adhesives by Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L! Speaking of Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L – have you entered their AWESOME sweepstakes yet?!?!?!? You can win an ENTIRE YEAR of adhesives by them!!!! HOLLY MOLLY!!!!! YAHOOOO!!! CLICK HERE TO ENTER! Have a wonderful weekend everyone!