Hello Everyone! Sara with you today. I wanted to share with you my Books of 2021 Life Crafted album..more specifically. how you can incorporate cut files into your smaller projects! I have used the Book Happiness cut file in my small album
I backed my cut file with lots of fun floral papers. Once it was backed, I added some Glossy Accents to a few areas. This provides some dimension, shine, and sheen. I just love how the cut file looks and all the extra detail it gives my spread.
I kept the rest of spread came together quick and easily. I added some fussy cut florals, patterns , and sequins to finish of my spread.
I hope my spread today has inspired you to play with size and add cut files to your smaller projects like mini albums, traveler’s notebooks, and card. Visit the shop HERE . Which cut file would you choose to cut small?
Hello Everyone! Sara with you today sharing a layout featuring the Rose Garden Frame cut file.
I decided to have a play with my cut file this week. I didnt just back it. I decided to add ink and Nuvo Drops to the centers to pop up the demension and interest. I also backed part of the cut files with vellum for added interest. And then popped the whole thing up with foam tape.
Sometimes I like to keep my cut files simple and sometimes I like to have a play with them and add extra dimension and detail. It’s part of the reason that I love cutfiles,you can keep them simple or add lots of details- the choice is yours.This was one I really wanted to play with.
I added a bit of mixed media to my background and kept the design fairly simple so the photo and cut file pop! I have a process video showing all of the details and design choices. You can head over to my channel and check it out!
Which cut file do you think would be amazing with some added depth and dimension? Head over to the SHOP and take a peek!
Hello Everyone! Sara here with you today sharing my newest project featuring the Dragon Fly cut file!
I have been documenting some of our summer adventues in mini books I made including this one, all about our day at the local botanical gardens. I love to incorporate oversized cut files into my mini books! They are so striking used that way! I added beautiful ink blended wings, and backed the body with black cardstock. I added some clear glossy Nuvo drops as an accent.
I create a stamped background for my dragonfly and embellished with a few fussy cut floral elements to keep the design elegant and simple.
I love this fun,saturated, summery colors and that dragonfly is so striking!
Be sure to head over to the SHOP and check out all the summery cut files! For all the details, you can take a peek at my process video-
Hello Everone! Sara here with you today. I have a new layout to share featuing the Stitch Geo Heart Cut File. I used the cut file in a different way to acheive a unique look to the file.
I used the main part of the file as a stencil, traced the stitch marks, then “drew ” the stitch marks using Nuvo Drops. I inked up the outline of the cutfile to create my background.
I used the Sunkissed collection from Cocoa Vanilla Studio to embellish my layout and I used a cut apart card as my title. With the cut file background adding texture and color, this layout came together quickly and is perfect for summer photos.
You can see all the details and the whole process showing how I created my layout in the video below. What other cut file from the SHOP would be fun to alter? Let me know in the comments below!
Hello Everyone! Sara here with you today sharing a new layout. I used two cut files for my project today- This Story and the Rose Builder cut file. These two files are a perfect match for each other and together they create a beautiful coordinated page.
I cut the files in kraft cardstock to go with my heritage photos. And then I colored the centers and the edges of the leaves with some ink for an added extra detail.
I backed the cut file title and then used the Rose builder file as a base for my embellishment clusters. I love how the cut files coordinate and accent my photo and story.
You can see all the details of the layout and the process on my You Tube channel today!
Hello Everyone! Sara here with you today. I have a super fun layout to share featuring the cutest fish in the sea.. the adorable Fancy Fish cut file of course!
I told you they are the cutest fish in the sea…
I created a mixed media “sea” for my fish to swim in. And I backed the cut files with vellum for a translucent look which I love.
I chose a an orange and blue color combination to match my photos..I just looked through my stash till I found the colors and a few embellishments to enhance my photos and background and went to creating!
You can check out my process and how I created my layout by heading over to my You Tube channel and taking a peek at my video..
Be sure to head over to the SHOP and take a peek at all the gorgeous cut files!
Hello Everyone! Sara with you today to show off one of the beautiful floral cut files in the shop!
For my project this week, I started by cutting the Vintage Peony Cut File. This file is a Kit to You file, so it comes with layout ideas and directions …but…when you have finished your kit instuctions, you still have this gorgeous cut file to use again and again! I cut my cut file quite large to make it a striking focus on my page. I backed it with lots of colors and popped it up on foam tape.
I printed my photo in sepia to help it stand off the background and still be the focal point of my layout.
I love how versatile this cut file is for so many uses! You get directions and the ability to make a gorgeous layout in the kit and then you have the cut file to use over and over agin in many different ways!
You can see all the available kits in the shop HERE
And here is my proces video showing how this layout came together!