Saturday, January 2, 2016

Ring In the New Year!

Hello and welcome to another fun blog hop! Today I'm ringing in the new year with a great group of crafters - the entire lineup is posted below, so be sure to visit everyone for some inspiration.

If you've been here before, you may know that I mostly scrapbook in two-page layouts, which sometimes leaves me struggling for leading and end pages for each year's album. So this hop inspired me to plan ahead for a change, and I made this layout for New Year's Eve before I even took the pictures.


I went with a simple layout, using a sketch pattern from Make It From Your Heart Vol. 2 from Close To My Heart. The three spaces will each hold a 3x3 photo. I used that size so I can add more than 3 photos if I need to using some Flip Flaps

I cut the champagne flutes from vellum using the Cricut Artistry cartridge, and the champagne is cut from the same pattern paper I used for the photo mats. I added a gold puffy sticker for the "clink".


For my title, I used a coordinating sticker from the kit for Celebrate. Then I cut New Year's Eve with Artistry, again using that same pattern paper to tie everything together.


I cut a journaling card from one of the sheets in the kit and rounded the top corners so it would match the chipboard phrase I wanted to use. I adhered it right at the bottom edge of the page to ground it, then added the chipboard and a gold puffy sticker.

Thanks so much for checking out my project! If you're interested in any of the products I used, I have a photo shopping list at the bottom of the post linking to my website. But be sure to continue the hop and visit all of these inspiring blogs today!

1. Lisa ~ http://honeybearzdesigns2011.blogspot.com
2. Kim ~ http://katydidcards.com
3. Holli~ http://Sunflowerholli.blogspot.com
4. Miranda ~ www.nanasscrapspot.com
5. Connie- http://conniecancrop.blogspot.com
6. Barbara-http://barbarab3.blogspot.com
7. Lori - http://savingmine.blogspot.com/  <<<<>>>>
8. Lisa F ~ http://lisaslittlerascals.blogspot.com
9. Sarah ~ www.sarahbiswabic.blogspot.com
10. Rhonda ~ http://craftingwithblue.blogspot.com



Products used in this project:
Charlotte Paper Pack
Charlotte Complements
Treasured Puffies
Artistry Cricut Cartridge Collection

14 comments:

  1. Fun layout! I started crafting again in my study last night. I also worked on a 2016 layout...something I'd never think to do but for our cute November stamp of the month. :) Happy New Year!

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  2. Great layout! Love that color combination. I enjoyed hopping with you!

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  3. Beautiful LO's. TFS! Happy New Year!!!! :-)

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  4. Love the champagne flutes. Great idea.
    the layout is so pretty.
    Happy New year

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  5. Change is good! I love the chipboard phrase!

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  6. Love your LO!!!! It's soooo pretty!!!

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  7. Your layout is so adorable! Love it!!

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  8. Just bought this set. Love how you used it for New Years!! Gorgeous!

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  9. Love the layout! That little "clink" is way too cute and such a nice touch. Great hopping with you.

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