Baby Shower Gift Idea

Hello it’s Chantalle with you today. I am very excited for not one, but two friends who are due to give birth in the next few months. These two women also happen to be sisters! One sister is keeping it a surprise, while the other sister has found out she will be having a little boy – Yay! For this sister, I have created a little keepsake album and card, ready for the big day, using my Frame Punch Board.

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An interactive card accompanies a beautiful handmade scented eye pillow

Baby Shower Gift Idea by Chantalle McDaniel for We R Memory Keepers

… along with a teensy birth record album she can use to jot down those all-important details and measurements!

Baby Shower Gift Idea by Chantalle McDaniel for We R Memory Keepers

Both of these projects were completed with the help of my Frame Punch Board. This is such a versatile tool – allowing you to create any size frame in a snap!

My little album is 3×4” size, so for my front and back covers, I’ve used a 3×4” piece of paper, cut from a sheet of Pink Paislee ‘Arrow Avenue’. I wanted the top half of the frame to have a thinner frame edge and the bottom part to be a bit thicker (like a polaroid frame) so I punched the top two guides using the alignment bars at 0.25 and then adjusted them to 0.75 for the bottom two guides. NOTE: Adjust the corresponding cut alignment bars to accommodate for the width of the frame edge.

Here is a short video I made a while ago showing the tool.

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I adhered this frame onto the front of my album, along with some very cute embellishments from Crate’s ‘Little You’ collection.

Baby Shower Gift Idea by Chantalle McDaniel for We R Memory Keepers

The album is simply a 4×6 Waterfall Fuse Sleeve which I have sealed in the middle with my Fuse Tool to create two 3×4 pockets. TIP: If you use your Fuse regularly, I highly recommend adding a Fuse mat to your stash. I find it much nicer to use than on a regular cutting mat surface.

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The album opens to reveal a section where the new Mum can record her precious baby’s newborn details. (Being in a sleeve also makes it a bit more robust for the trip to the delivery room!)

 

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I fed this little 3×4” card straight into my Typecast Typewriter so I could type the headings directly onto it.

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That little chipboard nappy pin is a fave! I wish I had added a few more bits from this collection to my stash actually – both the boy and girl versions are just adorable. I also really like how the typed font co-ordinates perfectly. TIP: Grab a matching colour Typecast ribbon so your projects coordinate even more beautifully!

Baby Shower Gift Idea by Chantalle McDaniel for We R Memory Keepers

For the back cover of this little mini, I have started out the same way as the previous frame, but instead of punching four guides, I have only punched two, with the alignment bar on position ‘1’. I then trimmed the section between the punched guides and folded the area down, adhering this section on the underside with runner tape.

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Inside this space, I’ve placed an adorable little chipboard cloud sticker with a few other little details like enamel dots and machine stitching. I love that peekaboo effect!

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For Mum, I have a pull-out card inside a sleeve which works on the same principle as before.

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The card is a 4×6 journalling element from the Confetti collection by Crate Paper, which I have folded in half.

 

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On the inside, I have attached a tag shape die cut with my Staple Board, another frame (which I created with the Frame Punch Board) and some other little details. ‘Twinkle Twinkle’ was typed up onto some little Typecast tags.

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The card slides into it’s own decorative sleeve. This was created exactly the same as the back of the mini album above. I punched two guides instead of four and folded the bit inside before adhering. You can sew two pieces of 3×4’ card together to make the sleeve, or, as I have done here, make the piece of paper double the length and then simply fold in half before sewing. I prefer to sew sleeves shut if I can, as sometimes items inside get caught on sticky surfaces if the edges are sealed with double sided tape.

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As ever, these ideas could be tailored to suit a number of occasions.

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Thank you for joining me today. Happy creating!

Chantalle

 

Supplies:

Frame Punch Board
Fuse Tool
Fuse mat
4×6 Waterfall Fuse Sleeves
Staple Board
Pink Paislee Cedar Lane ‘Arrow Avenue’
Pink Paislee ‘Take me Away’ Ephemera
Staple Board
Sticky Thumb Runner Tape
Crate Paper Little You Journalling Elements
Crate Paper Little You Mixed Embellishments
Crate Paper Little You Chipboard Stickers
Crate Paper Confetti ‘Party’
Crate Paper Snow and Cocoa ‘Sweater’
Crate Paper Snow and Cocoa ‘Cozy
Typecast Tags
Typecast Typewriter
Typecast Teal/Black Ribbon

Interactive Valentine’s Day Card

Hello it’s Chantalle. Thank you for visiting the blog today! If your heart is bursting with love for your Valentine, than I have the perfect ‘fully loaded’ idea for you! This special interactive card can hold lots and lots of love and comes in it’s own gift bag, thank to the Goodie Bag Guide Tool.

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The treat bag was created using some beautiful teal ombre glassine paper. You can find this shade, along with a few others, inside a pack of Oh Goodie Glassine Papers. The outside of the bag has been simply embellished with some rub ons and a few bits of heart shaped Crush Ephemera. Those awesome big rubs ons are actually a part of the new Photo Lights range. They go on super smooth and have a great gloss finish.

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This card is 7×5 inches. I wanted to it to be big enough to handle all the bits inside but not so big that it becomes overwhelming.

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Let’s take a closer look at how it came together…

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I started out with a sheet of 12×12 Crush ‘XOXO’. I cut it down to 10×10 inches, folded it in half and then trimmed the length down a touch more until it felt ‘right’. (This ended up being 7 inches.)

I wanted to add lots of pockets to the inside of my card to be able to store love notes etc. A great way to do this was to create a few little mini folders using my Tab Punch Board. How gorgeous is that marble effect Bazzill cardstock! I machine stitched the edges shut and adhered them in a waterfall fashion to the inside of my card. I thought it would be fun to be able to see them peeping out from inside the card so I used my Goodie Bag Guide Tool to create a semi-circular shape…

 

… This part lifts up to reveal the little folders below.

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The first folder contains a love note, which I penned with the help of my Typecast Typewriter.

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There is also a little tag, which I have jazzed up a bit with some ribbon, Crush Ephemera and Crush Accent Stickers.

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I’ve also created some coordinating bits and pieces to embellish the pockets.

Interactive Valentine's Day Card by Chantalle McDaniel for We R Memory Keepers

Create custom clips by hot glueing some ephemera onto an oversized paper clip or re-fashion some outdated epoxy clips by removing the sticker and replacing it with a cute button. Cut a pennant and adhere to a toothpick for a cute mini flag. These options are quick and very cost effective.

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Interactive Valentine's Day Card by Chantalle McDaniel for We R Memory Keepers

All this loaded goodness needs to be presented to your special someone in a cute envelope. I used my Scalloped Goodie Bag Guide Tool to shape the teal glassine paper and fold it around the card.

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The gift bag was lovingly finished off with a butterfly seal, from the Typecast Wax Seal Kit.

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I wanted to make sure I got the shape perfect, so I practised on some wax paper first. The smell of the wax melting took me straight back to being a child and watching my Mother seal parcels for the mail. I remember her carefully sealing the knots she had made with string. The memory was unexpected and really wonderful.

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I hope my little card has inspired you to try something a bit different for your Valentine this year!

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Until next time, happy creating!

Chantalle

 

Materials used:

Oh Goodie! Goodie Bag Guide Tool

Oh Goodie Glassine Papers

Oh Goodie Scalloped Goodie Bag Guide

Oh Goodie Shaped Paper Clips

Oh Goodie Starburst Closures

Crush ‘Simple Stated’ 12×12

Crush ‘Lucky in Love’ 12×12

Crush ‘Key to my Heart’ 12×12

Crush ‘XOXO’ 12×12

Crush Ephemera

Crush Accent Stickers

Tab Punch Board

Typecast Typewriter

PhotoLights Rub Ons

Typecast Wax Seal Kit

Typecast Labels Pink & Gold

Typecast Teal/Black Ribbon

Valentine Cupcake Toppers

Hello, We R Memory Keeper fans, Laura here. The holidays are the perfect time to share a special little treat with the ones you love. Today, I am going to show you how to make these fun sweet Valentine cupcake toppers using the new Precision Press and the Typecast typewriter.

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I started with the butterfly stamp set. Line up the guide on the precision press. I aligned mine in the upper right corner. This way I could add my paper flush along the edges of the lower guide to do multiple stamp designs with ease.

I created multiples of the same design. I aligned a square of white cardstock in the corner. I started using the peach colored stamp pad with stamp number one.I repeated this process on several sheets of plain white cardstock.

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In between stamps, I wiped off the guide with a baby wipe and dried with a cloth. Then, I used the pink stamp pad with the second stamp.

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Again, I did all my butterflies with stamp two before moving on.

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Lastly, I used the navy stamp pad and stamp three to create the outline of the butterfly. Then, I allowed all the stamped images to dry. Once they were completely dry, I cut around the edges of each butterfly leaving a small white border around each one.

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I used more white cardstock and the Typecast typewriter to stamp the words “sweet valentine” on the cardstock. I love how the typewriter gives my toppers a vintage feel.

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I cut circles around the words to create a background for my butterfly stamped images. I also cut out circles from this beautiful pink and gold striped paper from the Typecast collection.

To assemble my cupcake toppers, I started by adhering the white typed circle to the pink and gold paper using my sticky thumb adhesive. Then, I added an adhesive foam square to the back of the butterfly to attach it to the circles.

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I used a strip of washi tape to attach my lollipop sticks to the back of the cupcake toppers.

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This is the perfect way to share a ‘sweet’ treat with your ‘sweet’ valentine, this Valentine’s Day.

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These would be really adorable to make for a class party. And you could even use them without the lollipop sticks as a fun gift tag.

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Supplies:

 

Precision Press

Butterfly Layered Stamp

Mini Ink Pads Set

White Cardstock

Typecast Typewriter

Typecast Paper Pad

Lollipop Sticks

Washi Tape

Year in Review Layout with the Fuse

Hello everyone, Wendy here today to share one last look at our 2016.  When I began looking at the pictures that told the story of our year I was baffled at how to get everything in one layout.  Thanks to my Fuse, I was able to print varying sizes of pictures based on their importance and clearly portray our year to the fullest.

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After printing my pictures in various sizes, I began working on this layout as if it was a puzzle.  Arranging things in the order they happened and so the sizes fit well in my spaces.  My next piece that I knew I wanted to include was the year punched from the Mini Alpha punch board.

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After establishing the basics of the layout, I used the Fuseables collection to dress up the empty spaces and bring unity to my layout through color and images.  I love that I didn’t have to take my different elements out of their spots, but instead I was able to fuse the items right to the front of my page, adding dimension and making my job so much easier!

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I had a lot of pictures of friendships we made this year that I wanted to include in the layout, but there wasn’t room for each individual picture.  Using the Fuse and the Instax waterfall photo sleeves, I was able to add in 5 additional pictures of friends that made a huge impact on our lives.

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Design Tip:  Adding different layers to a layout adds interest to your page and makes it stand out more.  In my page, I have the pieces in the photo sleeves, then I have the embellishments on top of the page fused on, and to add one more layer I chose to pop up the bird and add in an element that could sum up our year.

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Our year has been a whirlwind one, one full of change, but as a family we are thankful for all that we have experienced this year.  The friendships and adventures will always hold a dear spot in our hearts.  Thank you to We R Memory Keepers for a great year creating here with you all!

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Supplies:

Typecast card basics
Fuse Instax Waterfall Photo Sleeves
Fuseables Die Cut Shapes
Fuseables Embellished Cards and Envelopes
Photo Sleeve Fuse
Mini Alpha punch board

15 Days of Gratitude: Part 3

Hello, and Happy Thanksgiving to our U.S. friends! It’s Aly here with you today to share the last week of pages in my 15 Days of Gratitude journal. If you missed the first two parts of this three part series, you can check them out HERE and HERE. I enjoy this project so much, and am always glad for the chance to focus on the good things in life this time of year.

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Today, along with the completed pages, I wanted to share a few tips with you. First, I find it easier to gather all of the supplies that I plan to use for the entire journal and keep them in a basket or bag out on my work surface. That way when I have time to work on it I don’t have to go fishing around for my supplies.

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I also used a couple of paper pads from the Typecast Mint collection. Using coordinating paper pads made it easy since no matter what papers I chose, they worked nicely together. I also used a few packs of coordinating stickers, tags, and labels to use as accents and layers.

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I found a few rolls of washi tape that match my papers and kept those on hand, using some on each page. For this album I journaled with my Typecast typewriter and a Heidi Swapp date stamp.

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Another tip is that I always like to add some texture with different materials such as metal, fibers, or ribbon. For this project I pulled in some metal shaped paper clips and some jute twine.

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When designing my pages, I start by selecting at least three patterned papers that I can layer as a base. Then I add my photo or journaling card on top of the papers, and finish off with the bits and pieces like washi tape, paper clips, staples, and smaller stickers, labels and tags.

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I hope you’ve enjoyed this gratitude journal inspiration. This project is only one way to record your blessings this time of year, but you can do it many other ways as well. The important thing is to get your thoughts down, and to focus on your blessings and all the good things in your life.

Supplies:

Typecast Typewriter–black
Typecast Paper Collection
Oh Goodie  Shaped Paper Clips
Staple Board
Animal Washi Tape Dispenser–Scottie Dog

Thankful Frame Decor

Hello We R fans and welcome back to the blog today!

I don’t know about you, but for me, this time of the year tends to bring with it a sense of review and taking stock of what has unfolded over the course of the last eleven months. As we head straight towards a busy holiday period, it’s good to take a minute to remind ourselves how very blessed we are!

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I’ve created a bit of a twist on a banner, in that I have hung the banner inside an empty frame. On it, I have hung various tags which each contain an uplifting quote or something we, as a family, are grateful for – a great little pick-me-up at any time of day. I’ve hung it right by our front door so we can all see and make use of it.

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The picture frame is just an inexpensive one I bought. I removed the glass and board inside so that I was just left with the wooden frame. Using some covered wire, I strung the wire in a zig-zag fashion down the length of the frame. Note: The little bendy metal bits at the back of the frame that usually hold down the glass etc, were perfect for holding the wire down!

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Each little tag is slightly different. I created the basic shapes using my DIY Party Tag Punch. Do yourself a favour and add this punch to your stash!! For this project I used 1 and 2 inch wide tags. Note: I’ve used the High Five 6×6 pad for the tags – the reason being that the pages are only printed with a pattern on one side, which was perfect for my quote idea.

These particular tags have some feather embellishments. They are paper die cut shapes which I created using my Evolution Advanced and some more of the High Five 6×6 sheets. TIP: A bit of machine stitching will bring leaves and feathers to life.

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This awesome wood grain paper print shows off a little layered stamping perfectly. I used my Rose Layered Stamp and Mini Stamp Pads with the Precision Press and just love the way the stamping worked out.

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Using the new Layered Stamps is so easy, thanks to the guide, which is included in the set. Below you can see how I lined up my guide to stamp on my tag. Press down the lid part of the Precision Press grabs the stamp to keep in place. The layered sets each have a couple of stamps, numbered, so you know in what order to stamp. Simply change out the number inside the frame which is already in place so all your stamps line up perfectly!

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This tag has a few little leafy details…

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A great tip for more precise placement or if you want to use up leftover bits, is to use the Magnetic Mat in your Evolution Advanced. It keeps your dies in place so you can make use of all available space on the paper and the dies don’t slide around on the mat.

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Feathery dies and small details in the form of High Five stickers…

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This tag has some gold heat embossing detail as well as a few other bits and bobs. I’ve used the Banner Layered stamp and only stamped around half the image.

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Once all my tags were ready it was time to have some fun… I searched for some classic thankful quotes on the net and combined them with some thoughts on my own special family members.

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In between the tags are some very small details. A wing (to remember we are protected), a clock (time goes fast – make the most of it) and a compass (for the journey).

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My DS reaching for a bit of inspiration!

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You could adapt this idea to suit a season or a special birthday or anniversary gift!

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Thanks so much for joining me today!

Chantalle
Supplies:

High Five 6×6 Pad

High Five Puffy Stickers

High Five Accent Stickers

High Five ‘White Wash’ 12×12

High Five ‘Awesome’ 12×12

Adhesive Sequins

Feather Shape Die

Precision Press

Rose Layered Stamp

Banner Layered Stamp

Banner Punch Board

Evolution Advanced

Mini Stamp Pads

Typecast Typewriter

DIY Party Tag Punch

 

Thanksgiving Hostess Gift

Hello friends! Eva Pizarro here today sharing quick hostess gift made for this Thanksgiving party.

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I love all the Thanksgiving theme gifts but for me nothing is more meaningful than some kind words. For this gift I made a geometric planter and added a card made with the Gift Card Holder die set. Instead of a gift card I placed a note thanking my friends for inviting us to their first Thanksgiving party!

To make the card, simply use your Evolution Advanced to cut all the pieces of your Gift card Holder Set. I used the new Typecast Collection mixing blue, wood grain and copper colors.

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Change your ink color to Gold and use your Typecast Typewriter to write a thank you note for your hostess.

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Cut your paper and round the edges with your Corner Chomper to fit your Gift card holder

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To make the planter Use your Trim And Score Board and your Triangle Score Guide. Just follow the instructions on the booklet. I scored my lines every 1 ½ inch.

Score your diagonal lines in one direction and your straight lines in the other one.

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Place your succulent in a can and make some holes on the bottom for better drainage. Wrap your paper over the can gluing your paper with some hot glue gun in a few spots.

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If your paper is not long enough attach another piece making sure you line up the triangles.

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Finally insert a wooden stick on your succulent to hold your card.

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I think the Gift Card Holder set is perfect for a sweet message!

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I think my friend is going to be thrilled with the plant and the card. Do you bring hostess gifts to your parties?

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Have a great day!

Eva

 

Supplies:

Typecast Typewriter

Typecast Ribbon Gold

Typecast 12 x 12 Paper Pad

Gift Card Holder Die Set

Evolution Advanced

Trim And Score Board

Triangle Score Guide

15 Days of Gratitude: Part 2

Happy Friday friends! I’m back to share the first week of my 15 Days of Gratitude journal/mini album. If you missed my post last week, you can CLICK HERE to see my cover page and for more details about this yearly project.

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I love these Typecast Notebooks–they’re perfect for art journals, memory keeping, mini albums, and smash-style journals.

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I added my Instax mini photos and some papers, journaling cards, tags, and labels from the Typecast Mint paper collection.

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I kept the dimension on my pages to a minimum so that my journal will close and not be too bulky.

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I stamped the date for each day with a Heidi Swapp roller stamp, and I typed my journaling on the Typecast cards and papers.

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Some of the notebook pages have pockets with inserts where I journaled about the one thing I chose to be grateful for each day.

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I used some washi tape from the Scotty Dog dispenser, and some shaped paper clips from the Oh Goodie collection.

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I also included a few rub-ons from the new Photo Lights collection. I’m usually not a fan of rub-ons because they can be hard to work with, but these rub-ons went on so smoothly and easily.

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Each page design is a bit different, but includes similar elements to maintain some continuity throughout the album.

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It’s been awesome to focus on one thing I’m grateful for each day and write my feelings about it.

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I look forward to continuing this project through Thanksgiving Day next week when I’ll be back with the rest of my album. See you then!

~Aly

Supplies:

Typecast Typewriter and Paper Collection
Oh Goodie Shaped Paper Clips
Animal Washi Tape Dispenser–Scotty Dog
Heidi Swapp Roller Date Stamp

 

15 Days of Gratitude: Part 1

Hello friends! Aly Dosdall here again today. I hope you’ve been enjoying the gratitude projects here on the blog this week. Thankful projects are one of my favorite things to do this time of year! In fact, I have a yearly gratitude project that I’d like to share with you today.

Each year, starting two weeks before Thanksgiving here in the U.S., I start keeping a gratitude journal. I record at least one thing that I’m grateful for in my journal everyday leading up to Thanksgiving. Then on Thanksgiving Day, I read through all of my journal pages and write down my thoughts about the last two weeks. Here’s the cover page for my 15 Days of Gratitude journal for this year.

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This year I’m using one of the notebooks from the Typecast Mint paper collection. I love that it has lined paper, and pockets with tags that I can use for memorabilia, photos, and other loose items. I chose not to alter the front cover because I want to keep it in my purse so I can fill it out wherever I am and whenever I have the time, so I don’t want any goodies to get knocked off the front cover. So, I created my cover page inside the notebook.

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I love the front cover with the faux leather and rose gold accents. It’s so pretty, and works great for fall.

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I plan on handwriting, typing, and adding in small photos with washi tape. The mint Typecast paper collection has plenty of labels, tags, and two paper pads, which are exactly what I need for this project. I’ll be reporting back here on the blog each Thursday for the next two weeks, including Thanksgiving Day to share the pages I’ve completed so far.

Since this is a project I do each year, I thought you might enjoy seeing some inspiration from years past. You can check out my gratitude journal from last year on my blog HERE.

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HERE‘s my journal from 2014…

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…and HERE‘s my 2013 journal.

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The year 2012 was the very first time I did this project, and you can find that journal right HERE.

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I hope you’ll play along with me! Your journal doesn’t have to be complicated, or take a lot of time to create. You can keep it simple and just write about your blessings. You can add a few photos, or get really creative. It’s totally up to you. But, I can tell you that doing this project each year has helped me to recognize the positive, good things in my life and that’s alway worth doing. See you next Thursday!

Supplies:

Typecast Mint Notebook
Typecast Mind 8.5×11 Paper Pad
Typecast Mint Wax Seal Kit
Oh Goodie Shaped Paper Clips

Pregnancy Keepsake Album

Hello WeR fans and welcome back to the blog today. I recently learned that a friend of mine at work is expecting her first child and so I have made a little keepsake notebook/album for her to record the wonderful adventure she has just embarked on!

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This album has been created using predominantly Fuseable items. I think the plastic cover will stand up well against the elements and be resistant to marks etc. It comprises of a notebook/journalling section and a little photo album her growing belly each month.

Pregnancy Keepsake Album featuring the Photo Sleeve Fuse and FUSEables plastic paper by Chantalle McDaniel for We R Memory Keepers.

The overall album size is slightly larger than a 4×6 print. I wanted to have enough space around the flip album so that it didn’t feel squashed. I’ve trimmed two sheets of Fuseable paper so the same size and then fused them together using my Fuse Tool. A tip when using the Fuse tool on these papers is to go pretty slowly. You may have to go over a couple of little spots again if they haven’t joined completely as the paper is pretty robust.

Pregnancy Keepsake Album featuring the Photo Sleeve Fuse and FUSEables plastic paper by Chantalle McDaniel for We R Memory Keepers.

Once I had fused my cover, I moved on the paper part of the album.

I used 3 sheets of paper from my 8,5 x 11 Typecast paper pad and trimmed the pages in half. I then mixed the pieces up so that they were all a different combination and then adhered them, back to back, creating 3 double-sided sheets. I then folded the sheets in half and placed them inside each other to create a little booklet.

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I attempted to glue this paper part into my cover using a hot glue gun but the glue didn’t create as strong a bond as I had hoped, so I machine stitched the booklet to the Fuseable cover.

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Here is a look inside the booklet part…

 

I have embellished the pages very simply, using a few Fuseable die cut shapes. Over these shapes, I have run my Fuse Tool with the little wheel attachment over parts of the die cut to create a bit of interest and texture. I think it looks a bit like faux stitching. I have adhered these Fuseables to the paper using a strong double sided tape.

Pregnancy Keepsake Album featuring the Photo Sleeve Fuse and FUSEables plastic paper by Chantalle McDaniel for We R Memory Keepers.

Towards the back of the keepsake album is a photo album which has been created using 4×6 Waterfall Fuse sleeves. I have fused 10 together with my Fuse Tool and then machine stitched this little album in to the cover as well.

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Over the top of each photo sleeve, I have popped a monthly journalling card. These are from the Typecast Pink 12×12 paper pad. The intention here is for her to be able to make notes pertaining to a specific month. I know right now she is craving caramel popcorn, so she can mark that on her November card!

Pregnancy Keepsake Album featuring the Photo Sleeve Fuse and FUSEables plastic paper by Chantalle McDaniel for We R Memory Keepers.

A July due date… congrats will certainly be in order! You’ll notice I have used a few more Fuseable die cuts to embellish these photo sleeves as well.

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Another little feature which I have built in to this album, is an extra storage pocket in the back cover. Instead of sealing the back cover shut, I have left it open and popped a little notch in to the back with a circle punch. The Fuseable paper punches beautifully!

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My friend can use this pocket for little keepsakes and if she wants to keep it closed, she could use a decorative paperclip or some pretty washi tape.

Pregnancy Keepsake Album featuring the Photo Sleeve Fuse and FUSEables plastic paper by Chantalle McDaniel for We R Memory Keepers.

Pregnancy Keepsake Album featuring the Photo Sleeve Fuse and FUSEables plastic paper by Chantalle McDaniel for We R Memory Keepers.

Adding a date stamp and a nice pen will finish this gift off perfectly.

Pregnancy Keepsake Album featuring the Photo Sleeve Fuse and FUSEables plastic paper by Chantalle McDaniel for We R Memory Keepers.

Thanks so much for joining me today!

 

Chantalle

 

Supplies:

Fuse Heat Resistant Silicone Mat

Fuse Tool

Fuseable paper

Fuseables Plastic Due Cut shapes

Fuseables Card & Envelope Kit

Fuse Ruler 12”

Fuse Photo Sleeves 4×6

Typecast Paper Pad 8.5”x 11”

Typecast Paper Pad 12×12