Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Samantha Walker Creative Team June Blog Hop


Welcome to Samantha Walker Creative Team Blog Hop! This month's theme is Summer!

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Summer in our house means ice cream. I have countless pictures of my kids licking away this delicious summer treat. Here is one that I snapped last summer when Ella was "helping" Eli with his cone.

Supplies: cardstock (Core'dinations), patterned paper, stickers, brad (Carta Bella), liquid pearls (Ranger), twine

I used fun papers from Samantha Walker "Cool Summer" collection for Carta Bella. The colors are so bright and delicious that I didn't need to load the layout with embellishments. I used handcut banner with letter stickers, a cute brad and few stickers.


I wrote my journaling on the strips of paper and layered them on top of busy background with dimensional adhesive. I used two photo corner stickers as arrows.

I "threaded" the button stickers with liquid pearls and added more liquid pearls to the letter stickers. It reminds me of melted ice cream.

I think I am going to use every last bit of this collection. If I will run out of pictures to scrap we can always get more ice cream!

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I really loved this awesome double star and I couldn't resist and made another layout featuring this cool cut file.
 Supplies: cardstock (unknown), thickers (American Crafts), cut file (Samantha Walker), die cut machine (Silhouette Cameo), stick pins (Little Yellow Bicycle), mist (Tattered Angels), ink (Tim Holtz), pearls (Kaiser Crafts), safety pin, jeans, buttons

I used only the top layer of the cut file, without the mat. I changed the dimensions till I was happy with the look and cut it from white cardstock. I misted the stars with black and brown mists and layered them on top of the picture using dimensional adhesive.
The background is made by stitching torn pieces of jeans to craft cardstock. Two buttons were removed from the same jeans.

My oldest daughter Lila said to my - only you can make a layout out of torn jeans.... literally. I took it as a compliment :)

Thanks so much for stopping by!  I hope you were inspired to try these or any other beautiful cut files from Samantha Walker Silhouette Store.
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23 comments:

  1. love how you used the star file!

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  2. This is such a fun page! Love the photo and all the layers!

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  3. Love the photo Maya! I especially love what you did with the banner.

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  4. Love this layout and I can't to see what you did with the SVG!

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  5. That photo cracks me up! The banner you made for your layout is so perfect!

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  6. I love those colors!!! So good it makes me want to play with my supplies!

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  7. Love the layout and the banner is so cool. love the papers. thanks for sharing.

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  8. What a great layout of this fun photo.

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  9. Perfect ice cream colors. What a delicious layout!

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  10. What a great layout!! :) Made me smile--cute picture!

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  11. Great layout ! It really looks like " Summer " . Great job .

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  12. Great layout. Love the colors.

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  13. What a fun layout with the cute banner and all the colorful word strips!

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  14. Awesome layout. Your colors are wonderful. I love that banner.

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  15. I'm always looking for inspiration. Love your page.

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  16. Love what you did with the stars!

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  17. I love denim and adding it to your L/O is genius! I love what you did with the stars. They look like rusty old western stars and this TX girl loves 'em!!

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  18. Another creative spot along the way. Fun work!

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  19. Great layouts! I really like the one with the jeans...my kind of fun! We also eat a lot of ice cream and I'm looking forward to scrapping a similar page.
    Thank you for sharing your ideas!
    Lyn

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