#52favorites spread

Good morning everyone!  Kat here today to share my most recent #52favorites spread with you.  Unfortunately, I am about 4 weeks behind in this project right now.  Every time that I think I’m almost caught up, something happens and I am thrown off course again.  Oh well.  At least the Pattern Happy products make it easy to create quick, yet attractive spreads 🙂

For this spread, I focused on the fun summer colors of blue, green and yellow.  I even used an old-school hole punch to make a sprinkling of yellow confetti across the page.  I used paper from the 6×6 Robots paper pad and 6×6 Rainbows paper pad and I really like the end result.

Have you started scrapping any of your summer photos yet?

Quick & Easy & Personalized Thank You Cards

Hi everyone!  Happy Friday!!  Kat here today to share with you some very quick & easy thank you cards.

The We Are Family stamp set is perfect for creating simple, yet customized cards.  My child is spoiled rotten by the rest of our family, so we send a lot of thank you notes.  I whipped up some quick and easy ones by picking out some cute patterned papers from a variety of Pattern Happy paper pads and adding a simple sentiment on some cardstock.  As a final touch, I added one heart (cut from the All Heart set) on top of each of the sentiments and a star sequin to add a little sparkle.

Here is the final result….and the best part?  I whipped these up in about 5 minutes!

Thanks so much for stopping in!

Making Cards with Kid’s Art

Good morning everyone!  Happy Sunday!  I hope you all have been able to partake in some fun iNSD activities this weekend…it’s definitely my favorite holiday!  🙂

I wanted to pop in and share a fun, little card idea that I had.  I’m a relatively new mom to an 8-month old little girl.  She has recently started creating art and of course, I adore it.  And I certainly can’t throw it away…but I can’t really keep it all either.  I know her grandparents also love her art, but probably don’t want giant crumpled papers that contain just a bit of scribbling in one corner.  It’s not 8-month old art if the paper hasn’t been in the mouth!

So I decided to take Piper’s art and cut it down to make a background for a card, which we will then send to her grandparents.  I used a patterned paper from the Robots 6×6 Paper Pad because coordinated perfectly with Piper’s masterpiece.

I then used the Mini Greetings Clear Stamps to stamp out a bunch of “hellos” in coordinating colors and topped it all off with a die cut Hello.

Now Piper’s grandparents have a slightly more attractive way to display her beautiful work…and it’s important that we all support the budding artist! 🙂

Bunny Trail Layout

Good morning, everyone!  Kat here today to share a recent layout that I made using some fun Pattern Happy products.

One of my favorite PH products is the Geofetti 6×6 paper pad.  I love the colors and the patterns and when I realized that the papers coordinated nicely with my daughter’s Easter outfit, I knew I had to use the papers to scrap a photo from this past Easter.

I used the papers to back a cut file from The Cut Shoppe and then added my photo.  I used scraps to create the top and bottom borders on the layout and then added a small die cut “Hello” to finish everything off.

I love coordinated and bright everything looks!  🙂  Thanks for stopping by today!

#52Favorites Spread

Good morning everyone!  Kat here this morning and I am so excited to share my first project with you today!

Recently I have been working on a #52favorites album.  Have you heard of the concept?  It’s kind of like a super simplified version of Project Life.  Basically, you pick one photo from each week of the year that you want to highlight.  I’ve been focusing my album on my daughter.  I think this is such  a fun way to document her first year of life!

For my Week 13 spread, I decided to used papers from the Rainbows 6×6 paper pad, the Robots 6×6 paper pad and the Color Me 6×6 paper pad.  I also cut out some cute shapes using the Bloom Builder die and I topped off my spread with the date on a label cut from the Mini Containers die.

Here is how my spread turned out:

I love how the papers coordinate so nicely with the photo!  Thanks so much for stopping by!  Have a happy day!