August Planner Spread

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Hello friends! Katty here to share a fun planner spread. I am planning out the month of August in my amazing Kawaii Planner. This planner is beyond adorable. The colors are gorgeous and the design is fantastic and functional.

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Supplies Used- Kawaii Planner, Kawaii Epoxy Stickers, Summer Memories Rice Paper Border Stickers, Kawaii Epoxy Clips, Summer Fun Puffy Clips,  Summer Memories Planner Stickers,  Summer Memories Epoxy Stickers, Summer Memories Washi Tape Set, Summer Memories Flake Stickers

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I used a mix of the Kawaii Planner Accessories and the Summer Fun Planner Accessories.  I love the mix of the two collections. They work very well together. The Epoxy clips and Puffy clips are my absolute favorite!

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Since this month it’s Back to School for my boys I also used the Back to School Sticky Pix stickers and Chipboard Stickers.

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I love how this spread turned out. Lots of fun colors and adorable stickers.

Thanks so much for stopping by! XOXO -Katty

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

My Sentiments Exactly Motivational Card

KattyCircle2Hello friends! Katty here to share a fun card with you all. This week we are collaborating with an amazing Stamp Company called My Sentiments Exactly. They have an amazing selection of stamp sets. I was sent a wonderful set called Flag Sentiments. I love all of the quotes and phrases included in this set. All so positive and encouraging. I decided to create a fun motivational card using one of my favorite sentiments and one of my favorite Paper House paper pads, the Be Happy 12″ Paper Pad.

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Supplies: Be Happy 12″ Paper Pad, MSE Flag Sentiments Stamp Set

I began by using two of the diagonal stripped patterned papers from the paper pad and layering them one on top of the other. The one on the back will serve as my card base.

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I then used one of the 4×6 cut aparts as my card front. I love the colors in this paper pad. The cut apart has a beautiful floral cluster at the bottom left hand side as well as a nice white center in the design and it was perfect for stamping my sentiment from the Flag Sentiments stamp set. I chose to use the sentiment “Be your own kind of Beautiful.”

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I then used some of the floral stickers from the Paper Pad sticker sheet to embellish my card. I fussy cut some of the smaller flowers and used a cluster on the top right. I layered a black circle sticker behind the top cluster to bring some black up to the top.

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I love how this card turned out. The combination of the light pink and black is awesome. This stamp set is a great one to have for creating fun, beautiful cards. Be sure to check out My Sentiments Exactly for amazing stamp sets.

Thanks so much for stopping by! XOXO -Katty

Butterfly Scrapbook Layout

KattyCircle2Hello friends! Katty here to share another fun scrapbook layout using the awesome Paper House Productions products. Today I am working with the Butterflies Project Pad. These pads are so amazing. I chose to use the butterfly one. This Project Pad has pages and pages of butterflies in all of the colors. They also have a watercolor look to them, which I absolutely love. They’re already perforated so all you have to do is punch them out and add them to any project. These would be amazing for home decor too.

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Supplies: Butterflies Project Pad, Discover USA Papercrafting Kit

I started with a white piece of cardstock. I decided to go with the watercolor look of the butterflies and add my own watercolor look behind the butterflies. I chose several colors of butterflies and several sizes. I created a rainbow going vertically down the left hand side of the page. I used some spray mists and the packaging technique to add the color. Then I placed the beautiful butterflies on top.

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I used three photos of my adorable niece. I layered them on top of each other going across the right side of the page.

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I used several coordinating colored patterned papers from the Discover USA Papercrafting Kit to back the photos. I used some thickers from my stash for my tittle and I added some ink splatters and white doodles on the butterfliesto finish it off. I love how it turned out.

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Thanks so much for stopping by! XOXO -Katty

Brothers Scrapbook Layout

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Hello friends! Katty here to share a fun scrapbook layout with you all. I am working with the awesome PenBlades and the Discover USA Collection. Even though the Discover USA Collection is a travel themed collection I used it for everyday photos. I am scrapbooking two photos of my boys a few years ago.

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Brothers Supply List: PenBlades, Discover USA Papercrafting Kit, One Big Happy Family 12″ Cardstock Stickers

I began with several patterned papers from the Discover USA Collection, for my background I used a dark woodgrain paper. I used a large strip of a green patterned paper down the center.

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I used the Penblade to cut out triangles from a red checkered patterned paper and used that as a frame behind my photos. I added white cardstock behind the triangles and traced them with a navy blue pen.

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I used some of the cutaparts behind my photo.I also used some above and below the photo. I used a few stickers from the One Big Happy Family Sticker sheet as well. I finished it off with some white ink splatters.

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I love how it turned out. Thanks so much for stopping by today. XOXO -Katty

Xyron and Paper House “We Are Family” Blog Hop – Day Three

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It’s time to dive into Day Three of our team up with Xyron! We’re thrilled to be teaming up to share beautiful family themed projects here, on facebook, and all our social media outlets! We can’t have a fun Co-Hop and not give away a fabulous prize – be sure to check out all the details at the bottom of this post!  Katty’s work is always a treat, let’s see what she’s got for us today!

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I was extremely excited that our team would be collaborating with Xyron. I loved using the awesome Xyron products alongside the Paper House Productions One Big Happy Family Collection. Since our theme is family, I am documenting a set of photos of my kids,  niece and nephew making funny faces while playing scrabble at our house. It was a fun family moment. The One Big Happy Family Collection is perfect for these types of layouts. I absolutely loved making my own stickers using the fun Xyron Products. If you’d like more details on how I created my layout head on over to my blog.

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Supplies Used: One Big Happy Family Collection,  Xyron Tape RunnerXyron 1.5″ Sticker Maker

Now let’s get to our awesome giveaway this week!
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The winner will receive a Xyron Mega Runner, The One Big Happy Family Collection, and the Click Flipalbum!  You can enter using the Rafflecopter Link below.

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Be sure to visit the Xyron Facebook Page all week long to check out what their team is creating and get in on their giveaway too!

 

Here We Go Layout- Let Freedom Ring DC

KattyCircle2Hello friends, Katty here. Today I am sharing a layout using the Let Freedom Ring Washington DC Paper Crafting Kit. I am scrapping a few photos from a trip I took with a good friend of mine to Washington DC in 2011. This was our first time visiting DC. The pictures I am using were taken on the airplane as we were arriving. We had such a great weekend exploring the city and all of the museums.

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I chose a large globe cut file from the Silhouette Studio and cut it out using one of the burgundy patterned papers from the kit. I backed the cut file with a chevron navy patterned paper. I placed it to the left of the page and used dimensional foam to raise it.

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For my background, I used a mustard yellow patterned paper with a star pattern on it. I layered my three photos to the right of the globe, I printed them in black and white.

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I added a few embellishments from the sticker sheet around my photos. I also scattered some of the stars around the page.

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For my tittle, I used letter stickers from the sticker sheet as well. As a finishing touch I added some faux stitching around the cut file with a white jelly roll pen.

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This was a fun page to create. This collection is perfect for capturing those DC memories.

Thanks so much for stopping by today! XOXO -Katty

National Scrapbook Day – Hour One – Giveaway

Happy National Scrapbook Day!  Today we are celebrating all things Scrapbooking related!  Each hour we will be sharing a new post with some inspiration combining Paper House products and our designer’s favorite techniques!

Of course we can’t have a celebration without a giveaway or two!  Stay tuned at the end of the post to find out what we’re giving away!  Now let’s hear from Katty!
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Hello friends, Katty here. Happy National Scrapbook Day! The Paper House team is super excited to share some of our favorite techniques with you all to celebrate this special day.  We thought it would be fun to share a little about ourselves with you today, which designer will you have the most in common with?  Here’s a little about me!

What’s your favorite type of paper crafting? Definitely Scrapbooking
Where do you go for inspiration? I love watching other Youtubers, Pinterest or Instagram
Where do you do your crafting? Luckily I have my own craft room at home
What are your favorite crafting tools? Love my punches and my Silhouette Cameo
What are your favorite Paper House products? All of them, the paper crafting kits are awesome, I am also loving all of the fun planner stickers
What are your favorite colors to work with? I love mint, teal , coral and pink
How would you describe your crafting style? Eclectic, I love to try a little bit of everything
Do you like it quiet while you work or do you have music or tv on? I usually have music videos on YouTube, other scrapbooking YoTtube videos on or Netflix catching up on whatever I’m watching at the moment.
What’s your go to snack/drink while you craft? Coffee or Juice Boxes and anything sweet I can find. LOL 

For today’s layout I decided to use one of my favorite techniques: mixed media. I love how much interest mixed media can add to a layout.

I decided to scrap a selfie I took on a Sunday afternoon a few months ago. We had stopped at  local restaurant and I got myself an ice cold coconut, I just love coconut water. Using the coconut as inspiration I decided to go with a tropical theme. I pulled out the Paradise Found Beach and Cruise Papercrafting Kits and got to work.

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Sunshine Layout Supply List: Paradise Found Beach Papercrafting KitParadise Found Cruise Papercrafting KitThe Beach 3D Stickers
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Our first giveaway today involves our very first ever YouTube Hop!  Several of our design team members and Brand Ambassadors are hosting one!
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Here’s how to enter:
All you have to do is subscribe to her channel and ours. Then leave a comment on hers. You will be eligible to win a $25 gift card to our online store!  AND you can get multiple entries for subscribing to all the designer’s channels, so be sure to check them all out! The YouTube giveaway is open thru Tuesday, May 9th! Head over to Katty’s video to get started.

Here’s links to all the channels:
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Our Second Giveaway is happening right here!  It’s also for a $25 Gift Card to our online store.
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All you have to do is leave a comment on a post to be entered.  And with 9 new posts today you can enter each hour – so comment often and get all those entries!  This giveaway closes at the end of the day on Sunday, the 7th.  We will announce a winner on Monday!

Thanks so much for stopping by! Check back in for more fun next hour! XOXO -Katty

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May Planner Spread using Everyday Moments Planner

KattyCircle2Hello friends, Katty here to share another monthly planner spread. I decided to work on my May monthly spread. I use this planner to keep track of all of my Crafty Commitments so I thought I’d get a head start decorating it. I am working in my Everyday Moments Planner. I recently received a ton of awesome planner stickers from Paperhouse and I was dying to use them. I have a video sharing all of the awesome Planner Stickers and Paperhouse goodies I received. If you’d like to watch Click Here. I decided to use one sticker set, the Live Bold Planner Stickers. This set of stickers coordinates with the Live Bold Planner but can be used in any of the planners.

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May Planner Decorating Supply List:

I began by adding a little bit of color to my spread. I picked out some gelatos in coordinating colors and painted in some of the days. I used a tiny bit of water and a small flat brush. Since I only used a tiny amount of water the color did not seep through nor did my pages warp too badly. I also like that the color is translucent, so you can still see the number for the days that I had stamped using some navy ink. This look can be achieved by using any type of watercolors. The key is to use minimal water. If you don’t own watercolors and want to add pops of color, you can also cut down patterned paper to fit the squares.

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Once dry, I used pens in coordinating colors and added faux stitching around the boxes and created a second faux stitch square inside of the boxes. I also watered down three of the gelatos and added fun splatters throughout the spread.

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Then came the fun part. I used the Love Bold stickers all around the page. I added some beautiful florals on either side of the month and added two additional floral clusters on the bottom of the left side and the top of the right side along with some arrows and fun sentiments.

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I added some banners on the right side edge for some additional interest. Then I took some more of the small flowers and little starts and scattered them around. I scattered them in a way that it looks like the flowers are coming out of the bottom right hand side and are exploding up and onto the page on the left.

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I love how this turned out. I can’t wait to start filling in all of my crafty commitments.

Thanks so much for stopping by today. XOXO -Katty

Click Flip Album & Video Tutorial

my-bio-picHello Paper House friends! Katty here, back to share a fun project with you all. Today, I am working with the Click Flip Album. This album is so much fun to work with. There are several different styles of the Flip Album available.  These albums have an easel stand so they can be easily displayed. They are perfect for displaying fun memories or to be given as gifts. I love the Click version that I am working with today. It has a jewel tone color scheme which I think is so fun.

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These Flip Albums bring a clear sticker sheet as well as some gold foil photo corners. They make the perfect embellishments. I decided to use photos from a day trip my boyfriend and I took to the Grand Canyon. We were visiting Las Vegas and decided to take an airplane tour of the Canyon. It was absolutely breathtaking. I printed some of my favorite photos from that day and also pulled out the Southwest Adventure Paper Crafting Kit.

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I kept my cover very simple by mixing a few elements from the Click Sticker sheet and some words that I fussy cut from the Southwest Collection. FullSizeRender 5

This Album has space for a lot of photos. I love how interactive it is. It is just fun to flip through and discover all of the flaps.

I continued throughout the album combining the sticker sheet that came with the album and the Southwest Collection. I even incorporated the Feathers Acetate sheet. I also added in some of the Succulent and Dreamcatcher 2″ Stickers.FullSizeRender 11Although the color schemes from the Click album and the Southwest collection are different I think they came together very nicely. They were perfect for my Grand Canyon theme. FullSizeRender 14

This album was a lot of fun to create. I hope you’ll check out the Flip Albums and try them out.

There is a video tutorial on my channel if you’d like to see my process.

Thanks so much for stopping by today! XOXO -Katty

 

 

 

 

 

 

April Planner Decorating

my-bio-picHello friends, Katty here to share my April monthly spread in my Everyday Moments Planner. I tend to work better with the monthly view. I like to see my month planned out in front of me. I am using this planner to organize my crafty commitments. This is why it is blank. As my commitments are scheduled I will fill them in. I love my Everyday Moments Planner. I am in love with colors and the divider images. For April I decided to add a floral spring theme.

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April Planner Decorating Supply List:

I looked through my beautiful Paperhouse collections and decided to add some elements from the One Big Happy Family Papercrafting Kit. There is a beautiful floral patterned paper which was perfect to add to my spread.

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I began with one of the floral patterned papers from the kit. I fussy cut the white flowers and some of the leaves. I decided to add three clusters of flowers on my spread. I wanted to bring in some of the colors from the beautiful banner at the top of the page so I pulled out my gelatos and used my finger to smudge some color behind the areas where my flowers will go. I used pinks and purples. I just wanted the color to peek out from behind the floral clusters. I love how that turned out. I also added in some of the adorable feather 2″ stickers coming out from behind the floral clusters. The feathers added additional color and a whimsical look.

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The planner itself brings three sticker sheets. I used the month sticker up top. I also used a gold foil sticker at the bottom of the right hand side along with two hearts.

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I cut a few squares in the patterned papers from the One Big happy Family collection and added them to random days of the month. I also added the 2″ Floral Heart stickers over a few of the patterned papers. I love how it turned out. Once I add in all of my commitments it will look super busy but for now I am enjoying the simple beauty of it.

Thanks so much for stopping by today! XOXO -Katty