Breathe in the Ocean: Bullet Journal Scrapbooking

To put it simply I am the happiest at the Oregon Coast. The smell of salty air, the sound of crashing waves, and eating fish and chips made with freshly caught fish from the Pacific Ocean soothes my soul like nothing else. At recent trip to the Oregon coast I decided to immortalize the trip in a recent bullet journal scrapbook spread.

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Just like any trip I picked up as many souvenirs as I could. But instead of purchasing anything I relied on finding things that would be perfect for my bullet journal spread. I simply fell in love with with the coasters at the restraunt we had dinner at.

The restaurant was a recently renovated fish cannery that sat on the boardwalk. It had windows in the floors to see the majestic sea lions. While I enjoyed a salmon burger and a cup of chowder I saw myself staring off to the sea. Fishing boats and cargo ships slowly moved past. Shore birds fluttered around fighting against the ocean winds.

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After we ate a early dinner we drove around the historic town of Astoria, Oregon. It has beautiful victorian architecture as it was once a boom town in the 1880s. Wandering along the streets we saw beautifully preserved architecture that had somehow survived through the two great fires which burnt Astoria to the ground.

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Astoria is where the Lewis and Clark expedition ended. It is where the first post office west of the rockies was built. It is where wheat and corn is shipped off to far away lands.

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I picked up a couple of stickers from different businesses about entangled whales and how to make MAYDAY calls. After a long drive home I decided to create a journaling spread of my trip. Armed with Paper House Production paper and stickers, I created this spread. I loved how all the Paper House products worked so well together and helped me remember such a glorious day.

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I can’t wait to create more bullet journal scrapbooking spreads.

If you want to replicate this spread or create something similar here is a list of the Paper House Productions products that I used. Remember to use my code PHP19LIV to receive 20% off your order!

Feel free to check out my blog: https://longlivelivletters.blogspot.com/ or my instagram https://www.instagram.com/longliveliv/ for more crafty inspiration.

Sundrenched Layout

Hello! Samantha here with you. Summer is in full swing at our house. It is full of playing outside, summer sports, and the occasional over night trip to somewhere fun. Today I have a Sundrenched layout documenting a little bit of silliness on one of those overnight trips.

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Supplies: Sundrenched Papaer Pad, Sundrenched Cardstock Multi Pack, Color Washed Cardstock Multi Pack, Summer Fun Rice Paper Border Stickers

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While my husband had to work, the kids and I got to spend the day playing. We sent him this photo to tease him about that fact that we got to swim while he had to sit in meetings.

Sundrenched is a collection full of bright, saturated, summery colors. There are also lots of pops of metallic throughout the collection papers. To keep everything cohesive, I chose to make sure that I used gold metallic accents to carry the theme throughout the layout. Choosing at least one cohesive element helps keep from overwhelming the eye.

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Sundrenched has a coordinating Cardstock Multi Pack, but in addition to the the Color Washed Cardstock Multi Pack also goes beautifully with this collection. The words “smile” and “love” on my layout were taken from Color Washed.

I like to use a lot of dimensional adhesive and a mix of flat stickers and 3D stickers on my layouts. This helps to keep everything from just blending and running together. Your eye picks up on the different levels to the layering and sees more separation between images, journaling, and photos.

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I’m loving how versatile Sundrenched is for summer themed scrapping! It’s going to be making many more appearances in my summer adventure layouts. If you need some Sundrenched in your life, click her for the Paper House website and use code PH19SAMANTHA when you check out for 20% off your entire order. What summer adventures are you looking forward to scrapping?

Beach Themed Scrapbook Layouts

If you’ve been to the beach this summer and have scrapbooking to get cranking on, then today, we have you covered!  Our designers have been hard at work creating gorgeous Beach Themed Scrapbook Layouts using several of our beach collections and paper pads.

First Up is our Paradise Found Collection

A sunny day, turquoise water, a sandy beach, this must be paradise. If it was ever lost, we surely have found it, and are happy to celebrate it in this paper crafting kit. Drizzly days not included. Just sunshine and relaxation.

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Yvette combined the Paradise Found Collection with 3D Stickers, Washi Tape, and Stickers from our Sundrenched Collection to make this Multi-photo layout!

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Carolyn combined fussy cutting with a scenic background paper to make her sandcastle pictures pop right off the page!

Now let’s check out the Sun Drenched Collection

It’s amazing how certain colors can call to mind a host of memories. Take this Paper Pad, for example. We can almost feel the boardwalk beneath our sandals, hear the lapping of the waves on the shore, smell the fresh, salty sea breeze, all because of the vivid pinks and yellows and blues in this Sun Drenched paper pad.

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Nicole showcases all the layers you can make with this Paper Pad!  Sun Drenched is available in both a Paper Pad and in individual sheets and stickers.

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Both Nicole and Sara are showcasing layouts that are 8 1/2 X 11 in size.  It’s a smaller format that they have both found they like better.  Sara used a tearing technique to mimic the look of waves on her layout.

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Majken is kicking off her term with this colorful and detailed 12 X 12 layout.  Take a close look at all the added details she gave to this including the beach scene along the bottom and machine stitching on her sunshine.

Finally we’re featuring the Sliced Beach Paper Pad

There are so many things to love about the beach, and they’re all featured in this Paper Pad. The bright colors evoke a sunny day lounging in the sand, with the sound of the surf and the cry of the gulls for background ambience. Go ahead. Get your feet wet.

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Yvette created this layout and as you can see it features some rich colors.

Wanna check out some of our beach stickers?  You can find them all right here!

Sparkle Blog Hop with Paper House Productions and Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L: Day 3

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Welcome to the 3rdd Day of the Paper House Productions and Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L Blog Hop!  We’re going to glitter, sparkle, and shine all week with beautiful projects showcasing products from both companies!

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We’re also featuring giveaways here on the Blog, on Facebook, and on YouTube – keep yours eye out for how to enter those!  We are giving away prize packages with some of our most sparkly products! To enter our Blog giveaway just leave us a comment on any post from this week (multiple entries allowed) and we will pick a winner from those.  We’ll announce the winner on Tuesday, the 22nd!

Get ready to sparkle and soak up summer with Daisie!

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Hello everyone!  Daisie here with a fun summer layout.  I love the Sun Drenched collection and all of the colors.  The foiled papers in the paper pack are so shiny.  They add just the right special touch to any summer layout.

I started by pulling some of my favorite paper out of the pack.  I decided to use my electronic cutting machine to cut out many of these hibiscus type flowers.  They go perfectly with the sticker elements for this collection!  I then went through my stickers and chose a few that I thought would really go great with this theme.

I chose to use the 3D Foam Garden Shapes from Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L.  I wanted to add a few more sparkles to my layout so I thought adding glitter to these awesome foam shapes would be a great way to do that.

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In this close up you can see the glittered foam shapes.  I used some gold and purple glitter on the flowers and leaves from the foam sheet.  They are just the right addition!

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In the whole layout you can see that I used this beautiful foiled wave paper as my background.  It was the perfect match to my photo.  I layered the paper flowers using some 3D Foam circles from Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L.  This gave the flowers some added dimension.  I added some of the Faux Enamel Stickers, the puffy stickers, and a 3D sticker to add all of the little details to the page.  The finished result makes me want to head back to the beach!

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To see the process and learn how the easy way I added glitter to the 3D foam shapes please head over and check out the process video! Leave a comment on her video and hit that subscribe button for a chance at our YouTube Giveaway this week!

 

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Journey Notebook Insert: Book of the MonthToday, I am going to be tackling the SHINE part of that equation using some gorgeous products from Paper House Productions as well as some fun adhesive options from Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L. Make sure to stop by the video for a few tips on using gilding flakes on your projects too!

One of my favorite recent collections from Paper House Productions is the Marbelous collection. The papers and shiny gold detailing of this set of papers and stickers just creates such a unique and amazing look! I just know that you are going to love it too!

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I started out knowing that I wanted to use a bunch of strips of paper from the Marbelous 12×12 Paper Pad and that I wanted them to be backed with black cardstock to make them appear more dimensional and to help the colors pop off the page. Then, I went back and added some rice paper washi (the flowers) to a few different spaces on the layout. Then, I also added the black with gold polka dot washi tape, also from Paper House Productions.

I added some enamel sticker butterflies to the different layers and paper strips and wanted to make sure that they followed a diagonal pattern across the layout. I also added a few sticker phrases from the Marbelous sticker booklet.

One of the coolest features that I created was using the Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L Crafty Power Tape. This super sticky tape allowed me to apply some gilding flakes and create a really quick and simple unique look. It even gives a little hint of mixed media without being super messy and time consuming. I just love that little extra detail to the areas around my photos.

Last, but not least, I created a unique title element using elements from my stash. I really hope that you love seeing how we are using  Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L this week to create unique glitter-sparkle-shine projects! Please make sure to stop by and check out the process video for this layout because it includes the tutorial on using those gilding flakes!

Now jump on over to the Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L Blog Post for today and see what their team is up to!

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Sun Drenched Just Beachy LO

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Hi everyone!  Laura here with you today to share a bright and “Just Beachy” LO created with the beautiful rich colored, foil accented papers, matching stickers, and alphas, found in the Paper House Sun Drenched 12×12 Paper Pad.

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These paper pads have so much in them to play with with!! The great journal type cards you can layer up (the starfish and the “splish splash”) and also the cute stickers you can use for fun accents around your pictures.  The quality of the heavy cardstock stickers from Paper House is amazing!

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The foiled papers are great to use as an accent….here I just cut a 2&1/2″ strip of the paper and then cut it into different widths.

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They are arranged at different heights under the edge of the paper before being glued down.  A little tip to make them easier to work with….once I thought the pattern of the paper strips looked good, I gently lifted the paper mat, and used a strip of double stick tape to hold all the paper strips together.  Then I could move them around where needed to glue them onto the page, without having to worry about them shifting out of place.  I curled them up slightly to give them a little more of a fringe effect.

Another bonus is having matching alphas right in the Sun Drenched paper pad!

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Cute and colorful….I love having matching alphas to add titles to my page…..how about you?  When I scrapbook, I tend to have one or two pages in a set of pictures that have journaling telling most of the story, for the other pages,  I like my title to tell the story.  It’s also great to have a couple of different alpha options included to make the title a little more interesting.

Thanks so much for stopping by today!  Make sure to check out all the fun inspiration this month using the Sun Drenched 12×12 Paper Pad!

Supplies Used: Paper House Sun Drenched 12×12 Paper Pad

A Day at the Beach – 12×12 Sun Drenched Paper Pad Collection

Maria Russell CircleHello my crafty friends! It’s Maria here with you today and I am back to share with you my process on how I made this Flip Book for my pen pal in Australia.  She loves the beach and the Sun Drenched 12×12 Paper Pad collection, the Embrace Today Stick-on Pockets with the Carole Shiber Polka-Dotted Soft Pink and Honeydew washi tape would be perfect for this project.

 

I have a process video below to walk you through my process.  Here are some photos of the finished book.

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Here’s what’s inside the flip book:

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Process Video:

Paper House Productions Supplies: 12×12 Sun Drenched Paper Pad Collection, Embrace Today Stick On Pockets, Carole Shiber Soft Pink and Honey Dew Washi Tape.

Beachy Bookmarks Featuring The Sun Drenched Paper Pad

Katie King CircleHi everyone! I don’t know about you, but I am tired of cold weather! I live in Ohio and the weather here cannot seem to make up its mind. One day it’s freezing cold, one day it’s snowing and then we have those days where we get a glimmer of hope that warm weather actually exists. It’s during this roller coaster of weather changes, that I wish I was on a warm beach somewhere. Now, even though I don’t see a warm beach in my future anytime soon, I can still do my favorite beach activity which is reading!

To bring a little beachy warmth into my life and into yours, today we are making Beachy Bookmarks! These bookmarks were created using a new paper pad by Paper House which is the Sun Drenched 12’’ Paper Pad. This paper pad contains 48 colorful sheets of paper and is packed full of different ”beach themes”.  Also, the nice thing about this paper pad is that it comes with a full sticker sheet which includes individual letters, phrases, and decorative stickers.

When you combine this paper pad with a lamination machine, you get the perfect ”water-proof” bookmarks which are perfect for a day at the beach!

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To create your own Beachy Bookmarks featuring the Sun Drenched Paper Pad, you would do the following:

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Step 1: Go through the Sun Drenched paper pad and pick out your favorite pieces of scrapbooking paper. Once you have chosen your favorite pieces, cut out rectangles which are 6 inches by 1 1/2 inches. Finally, using your hole punch, punch a hole at the top of your rectangle.

Before we move on to step 2, I do want to mention a couple of things that you might want to keep in mind while you are cutting out your bookmarks.

1. If you are someone who likes bookmarks with rounded corners, now would be time to round the corners before you laminate your bookmarks.

2. While cutting out your bookmarks, look for ways in which you can incorporate the design of the scrapbooking paper into your bookmark. For example, many of the pages in the Sun Drenched paper pad have words written on them. These pages make the best bookmarks (like my Beachy Keen or Sunkissed bookmark) because they already look like ”store-bought” bookmarks.

3. Don’t forget to use the stickers that come with the paper pad! Adding a simple sticker to a decorative piece of paper (like my Seahorse bookmark) is all you need to create a cute bookmark.

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Step 2: When you are done decorating/cutting out your bookmarks, laminate each of them using your favorite type of lamination method (I used Xyron). Once your bookmarks have been lamented, trim the excess laminate and re-punch the hole at the top.

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Step 3: Now grab your yarn or ribbon and feed it through the hole in your bookmark. While doing this step, you can also add extra embellishments (like a button) to your yarn or ribbon before you tie it off.

Once you are done decorating, you are now ready to use your bookmarks!

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I might have made too many bookmarks, but a reader should have some options!

One thing that I didn’t show in the tutorial, that you could totally do, is scrapbook or journal a past beach adventure onto your bookmark. For example, you could cut out your paper for your bookmark and then use it as a mini scrapbooking page. Then once you are happy with how your bookmark looks, you could then continue with the rest of the steps. By doing this, you would truly have a customized bookmark which gives you all those beachy vibes!

Bookmark Supply List: Sun Drenched 12” Paper Pad

Thank you so much for stopping by today and for taking the time to read my project post for Paper House Productions!

To follow along with all the fun stuff at Paper House Productions, don’t forget to like them on Facebook and to follow their Pinterest page for more project inspiration.

Happy Crafting!

Katie

Adventure Scrapbook Layout Featuring A Hand-Cut Title

Adventure Scrapbook Layout Featuring A Hand-Cut TitleHi everyone! Khristina here with another super fun project using those amazing new 12×12 paper pads. Today, I decided to combine elements from the Sun Drenched paper pad along with the Color Washed paper pad to create a unique oversized title element. The bright, bold colors in these two collections really worked perfectly with a black cardstock background and really created a fun look!

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For this layout, I used some older chipboard letters as templates to trace around and create the letters from some of the amazing, bold patterns in the Sun Drenched and Color Washed paper pads. I wanted to emphasis the green, yellow, and blue colors from my two photos and there were so many perfect choices to work with! Adventure Scrapbook Layout Featuring A Hand-Cut Title

I added a few embellishments from my stash as well as one of the sticker borders from the Sun Drenched paper pad to add some dimension and little details to my photos and hand-cut banners.

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I really had a blast playing with these bold colors and I hope that you will stop by and check out my video for even more details into how this page came together! I would love to see what you create and challenge you to use a dark-colored background to help bold colors pop off the page!

Supply List: Adventure Scrapbook Layout Featuring A Hand-Cut Title

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