You Are My Sunshine | Sara Scraps

Hello Hello! Sara is here today to share a fun layout with you! For this layout, I started with the photo and went stash diving for products to compliment it.

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I chose the My Sunshine Title cut file for my layout.

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I decided to keep my design to a nice, clean diagonal design and then spice it up with ink blending on my title and lots of circles and sparkly bits!

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I love how the black really pops off the page and gives it an elegant feel! And while I used lots of different manufacturers, by letting my photo be my guide, my layout works together seamlessly!

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Be sure not to miss all the fun titles in the Cut To You shop! Im sure there is something there that would be perfect for your next layout!

Here is my entire process if you would like to check it out!

Have A Lovely Day!

Sara

Totally Pawsome / Sara Scraps

Hello Hello! I’m here today with a layout featuring the Totally Pawsome Page Builder

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I kept my layout quite simple-thats the wonderfulness of a Page Builder file…everything you need to put a page together! I used a large (6X6) photo and the only extra embellushments on my page were some epoxy flair…easy peasey!

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My whole layout took less then an hour..woohoo! Head over to the Cut To You shop and check out all the Page Builder files!

Oh, and I have a process video to share too!

Have A Lovely Day!

Sara

Awesome | Sara Scraps

Hello Hello!

I have what might be one of my very favorite layouts ever to share with you! I love to create mixed media backgrounds. I think I have a unique take on how I approach mixed media. I like a “cleaner” look with lots of texture instead of a “messy” feel. Pair this with a gorgeous cut file and “swoon”- if I do say so myself.

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For today’s layout I used the Arrows Cut File . I love how it drew attention right to my photo.

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After I created my background. I backed the cut file with papers from Cocoa Vanilla Studio’s Boys Rule collection. To compliment the colors in my photo, I added some small touches of pink.

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I used a stamp to guide my journaling about all the things my son is currently loving.

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You can check out my whole process on my You Tube channel!

Be sure to take a peek at all the cut files in the Cut To You  shop. Which one will catch your eye to pair with our next mixed media background?

Have A Lovely Day!

Sara Scraps

Simple Pleasures/Sara Scraps

Hello Hello! Its Friday for all of you, and I hope you all have a fabulous weekend! Be sure to get in some crafting time. I have a new project to share with you that I hope will inspire you to do that.

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I’ve used the Bow Cluster Cut File Those cute bows were just too much to pass up! I paired them with the new One Canoe 2 Willow collection and these adorable photos of my nieces and I. 70577760_10220211448135264_8572947334919356416_o

I altered the cut file with just a bit with ink blending and a spray of gold shimmer to make it stand out and give it a fun golden glimmer.

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Head over to the shop HERE and check out all the wonderful cut files in the shop!

And you can see all the fun details on my layout on my You Tube channel here-

Have A Lovely Day!

Sara

We Still Do | Sara Scraps

Hello!

Sara joining you today with a layout featuring one of the new release cut files –We Still Do.

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I have been married for almost 21 years, and while there are many, many cut files around for weddings and new loves, there are few that are creaed to document longer relationships…so I was over the moon excited to be able to create with this file and document a photo of my husband and I.

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I added some penwork detail and some sequins (I love sequins to the moon and back to add extra small details to a cut file!) to give the title a fairly prominant place on my layout. I wanted it to be easy to read and to catch your eye for sure! I usually like a cut file to take second place to my photo, but for some reason on this particular layout, I wanted the tirle/sentiment to ctch your eye first, and then move on to the photo.

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Head over to the SHOP and check out all the beautiful title options Gwen has. I have a process video up on my You Tube channel showing you all the details about the layout..you can find it here- https://youtu.be/S0BF_HjqcZo

Have A Lovely Day!

Sara Scraps

 

 

 

 

Book Nerd | Sara Scraps

Hello, Sara joining you today with a brand new travelers notebook insert spread featuring the brand new TN Book Nerd cut file! This cut file collection has so many elements to it! perfect for quick TN pages and other crafty projects!00C23F7A-FA92-4BE0-8C73-B14658944C26

I painted all the different elements from the cut file collection to perfectly coordinate with the products I wanted to use….I used Shimmerz Paints but any acrylic paint works well! C2B3A732-3F29-4319-94B8-4D034800BC1E

I love how the title just pops after I added some color and backed the file!

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I have a process video to share showing my creation of this fun TN spread-

Be sure to head over to Cut To You Shop  and grab this super fun set of files…or have Gwen cut them for you and customize them to match your upcoming projects!

Have A Lovely Day!

Sara Scraps

Sizzlin’ Hot Summer | Sara Scraps

Hello Hello Everyone! Sara here with you today to share a fun, summery layout…using a cut file you may not at first expect… Quilt Grid One Background File

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I paired the quilt layout with the Yearly Title Cut File, specificlly the Summer title. This added a fun pop to my layout and the large title provided a nice grounding element to nestle my photo and other elements around. I backed and handstitched the background and I love how it brought out the geometric feel of the design, perfect for a boy layout!

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Be sure to check out these fun cut files in the Cut To You shop!

 

If you want to see more of the details, process of this project, be sure to take a peek at my process video –

Have A Lovely Day!

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You Are The Sweetest |Sara Scraps

Hello Hello! Sara is here today with a traveler’s notebook spread using the new You Are The Sweetest Page Builder Cut File!

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I knew when I saw this cut file that 1) I had th perfect pictures/story for those donuts and 2) I needed to make a donut shaker pocket!

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I just think those donuts are sooo cute, dont you?

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For all the details. be sure to head over to my You Tube process video –

And be sure to take a peek at the wonderful cut files in the Cut To You Shop!

Have A Lovely Day!

Sara

T.B.R. | Sara Scraps

Hello Hello Everyone! Its Sara, back with my second layout for the month of July! I hope you are all nice and cool as a cucumber while you read this! I’m in the US and we are having the craziest heatwave!

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I’m sharing a 12X12 scrapbook layout today along with some fun tips on how you can customize your cut files to make them uniquely yours. I chose to use the brand new Book Stack Background Cut File.

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I started by backing my cut file. I chose to use Pink Paislee’s Indigo and Ivy range. I love to use 6X6 paper pads to back my files. I flipped over each patterned paper and flipped the cut file. Then I used a pen (I know, you could totally use a pencil if you want to) to trace and cut each section of the books.

I chose contrasting colors to really make the cut file details pop..but I’m not done yet!

Next, I broke out a bottle of Glossy Accents. This is used a lot in scrapbooking as a wet glue BUT if you cover areas of a cut file with it, you get a lovely glossy sheen to bring your attention to parts of your cut file.IMG_1343

The last finishing touch I added was some hand stitching. Hand stitching the entire outline of a cut file always looks lovely but have you ever just chosen a section or element to stitch? I chose to stitch just the book pages for my layout. Love the added texture it created.1B2E3C2A-8C3E-4C0E-B6BC-B198A171B1C2.jpeg

I embellished the rest of my layout minimally so that the cut file, my photo, and journaling were the star of the show! Be sure to take a peek at all the cut files in the Cut to You shop. How will you customize a cut file and make it yours?

Have A Lovely Day!

Sara Scraps

 

You Are Unique | Sara Scraps

Hello Hello! I’m so happy to be joining the CUT to YOU team for this term and to bring you my very first project.

I chose to create using the new Butterfly Cluster cut file from the shop for my project. I love how you can use almost every part of this cut file with very little waste! Sometimes I feel quite bad tossing what appears to be most of a 12X12 cut file into the bin after I’ve cut something but this cut file wastes very little in off cuts…woohoo!

For my layout I based my colors off of this month’s inspiration board. I chose colors from the Cocoa Vanilla Studio’s Happiness and of course, butterflies.

I used Distress Oxide to enhance the cut file and I offset the cut file so that you could see both the cut file and the shadow layer.

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To see the whole process, how I altered the cut file and my reason for making some decisions on my layout, be sure to take a peek at my process video.

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