Beach Party Scrapbooking Memories
Welcome to a world where the sun-kissed shores, gentle waves, and carefree laughter unite to create cherished memories that last a lifetime! If you've ever experienced the joy and excitement of a beach party, you'll know how these moments capture the essence of summer bliss. And what better way to preserve and relive those magical moments than through the art of scrapbooking?
In this blog, we invite you to embark on a delightful journey with us as we dive into the world of our July kit. Whether you're a seasoned scrapbooker or new to this creative realm, we promise that these crafts from our awesome design team will elevate your beach-themed projects to new heights.
Happy Times Scrapbooking Layout by Samantha Taylor
When Samantha Taylor received July's Beach Party Scrapbooking Memories kit, she couldn't help but admire its perfect appeal for beach and poolside layouts. Yet, Samantha's summers were often spent amid serene lakes and picturesque mountains, leading her to possess only a limited collection of beachy photos. Undeterred by the initial beach focus, she decided to dive into the kit, curious to explore its potential beyond the shoreline.
As Samantha began to work with the kit, she quickly discovered the true versatility of its colors and themes. While it seemed tailored for beach adventures, she found that it beautifully complemented all the cherished memories she had from her lake fun as well. The rich and deep hues exuded an air of warmth, effortlessly capturing the essence of her delightful summer escapades.
Sam began with choosing the papers she will use to back up her photos and created this simple layout.
Sun Squad Scrapbooking Layout by Samantha Taylor
In this delightful scrapbooking tutorial, Samantha Taylor takes us on a journey to create a stunning "Sun Squad" layout, brimming with cherished memories of sun-kissed adventures. She demonstrates how to capture the essence of summer joy and laughter within the pages of a beautiful scrapbook.
Sam begins by gathering all the materials required for the Sun Squad layout. She brings out her favorite adhesive, precision scissors, and a cutting mat. She also picks a selection of photos that encapsulate the spirit of sunny escapades spent with friends and family.
Delving into the kit's papers, Sam carefully selects a mix of summer patterns and vivid colors that perfectly encapsulate the photo. She highlights how the versatility of the kit allows her to adapt the colors and patterns to her specific memories.
Now comes the fun part—embellishing the layout with delightful accents and decorations from the kit. Samantha shares her tips on layering embellishments and using dimensional stickers to add depth and interest to the page. She also showcases how the kit's summer-themed stickers can be cleverly used to complement her lake summer memories.
Sunny Days Scrapbooking Memories Layout by Samantha Taylor
In this captivating scrapbooking tutorial, Samantha Taylor invites us to embark on a creative journey to design a delightful "Sunny Days" layout, celebrating cherished memories of sunlit adventures. With the July kit as her inspiration, she guides us through the process of crafting a beautiful scrapbook page brimming with warmth and joy.
With the kit in hand, Sam enthusiastically explores its contents, showcasing the variety of papers, stickers, and embellishments it offers. She highlights how the kit's harmonious color palette and summery motifs evoke the spirit of sunny adventures, making it ideal for preserving precious memories.
Next, Samantha carefully selects the ideal photos for her layout, ensuring they resonate with the theme of sunny days and bring back wonderful memories. She shares insightful tips on choosing photos that convey emotions and complement each other when placed together.
Arranging the photos on the page, Samantha demonstrates how to experiment with different placements, guiding viewers through the process of achieving an aesthetically pleasing and storytelling layout.
The versatility of the kit allows Sam to explore various paper layering techniques. She artfully combines patterned papers, creating visual interest and depth in the layout. With each layer, she skillfully enhances the overall design, emphasizing the importance of balancing colors and patterns.
Moving on to the embellishment stage, Sam shows us how to use the kit's stickers and ephemera to add flair and personality to the layout. From sun-shaped stickers to tiny embellishments, she demonstrates how these elements can complement the sunny theme and elevate the storytelling aspect of the page.
Sunshine Tubing Scrapbooking Layout by Samantha Taylor
Sam demonstrates how to capture the thrill and excitement of these memorable moments on a beautifully crafted scrapbook page. She begins by gathering all the essential materials needed for the Sunshine Tubing layout. Alongside the July kit, she sets up her adhesive, a paper trimmer, and carefully selected photographs that bring back the joy of tubing under the bright sun.
Delving into the layout, Sam marvels at its sunlit color palette and fun-filled motifs. She highlights how this thematic cohesion makes it an ideal choice for preserving memories while infusing the layout with an uplifting energy.
Samantha takes us through the process of arranging them on the page. She demonstrates how strategic photo placement can lead the viewer through a storytelling experience, capturing the essence of the tubing escapades.
The July kit offers an array of patterned papers, and Samantha skillfully combines them to create a lively and dynamic background for the layout. She encourages viewers to embrace their creativity, sharing how mixing patterns and colors can add excitement and visual interest to the page.
Next comes the fun part of adding embellishments! Sam showcases how the kit's stickers, die-cuts, and themed elements breathe life into the layout. From sun-shaped embellishments, she demonstrates how these additions can create a three-dimensional effect, enhancing the memories' vibrancy.
Samantha concludes the tutorial with a sense of satisfaction, knowing that the "Sunshine Tubing" layout preserves the happiness of tubing adventures in a beautiful scrapbook page. She encourages viewers to embrace the creative process of scrapbooking memories, as each layout becomes a treasured keepsake of life's most unforgettable moments, basking in the warmth of cherished tubing memories forever.
Just chillin' fun fold by Leslie Turner
Leslie says this is another summer collection that's awesome! She created a fun twisted gate fold using paper and stickers along with chipboard and adhesive brads from the upgrades!
She cut the card base from white cardstock along with layering panels from two coordinating patterned papers in the collection. She chose a chipboard phrase from the upgrades for the focal element and layered it on an additional print. She finished the front by adding two adhesive brads.
She cut the inside panel from white cardstock and embellished it with a strip of the patterned paper used on the front with the chipboard and added a couple of stickers from the sticker sheet.
Sun and Fun gift card holder by Leslie Turner
Leslie totally loves this collection with all the coordinating and fun summery papers and elements. She created a gift card holder using coordinating papers along with items from the upgrades. Who wouldn't love to receive this holding a gift card to use for a beach party?!
She cut the gift card holder base from white cardstock along with layering panels and an embellishing strip from coordinating papers in the kit. She rounded the bottom corners on the front flap and chose a large sentiment from the adhesive brads in the upgrades. She finished the front by adding a small disc magnet for the closure which she adhered to with a strong adhesive.
She adhered to a tag from the frames & tags in the upgrades for the inside sentiment which completed the gift card holder.
See more of Leslie’s projects on her blog!
Happy Place fun fold by Leslie Turner
Leslie says the papers and stickers in this collection are so fun, and they are great for creating beach-themed fun folds! She created this swing easel card using papers and stickers along with a chipboard element and adhesive brads from the upgrades, and it’s full of waves and critters!
She cut the card base from white cardstock along with layers and an embellishing strip from several coordinating papers in the kit. She trimmed a journaling card from the kit for the focal element and added several stickers from the sticker sheet and the turtle chipboard element from the adhesive brads in the upgrades. The finishing touch was adding two additional adhesive brads.
And one final view of the card folded flat for mailing!
Sun Squad step by Leslie Turner
Leslie says the fact that every single paper and element in this month’s collection coordinates with all the others makes it that much more fun to create with! She made a mini slimline size step card and is sharing her measurements for this fun fold HERE. This card showcases papers and stickers as well as items in the upgrades!
She cut the card base from white cardstock along with layers from two coordinating papers in the kit as well as a length of crocheted lace from her stash. She chose the focal element from the frames & tags in the upgrades and then added several stickers from the sticker sheet which she popped up on foam strips.
She finished the front by adding two adhesive brads from the upgrades. She cut the back panel from white cardstock and embellished it with a sticker from the sticker sheet.
See more of Leslie’s projects on her blog!
Beachy Block by Leslie Turner
Leslie really likes the patterns and colors in this month’s collection and created a colorful quilt block card. She chose a bold black and white stripe pattern with complimentary red and white star patterned paper along with chipboard stamp elements, a tag, and adhesive brads from the upgrades!
She cut a standard A2 size side-folding card base from white cardstock along with a layering panel and embellishing strip from two bold patterns in the collection. She chose four stamps from the chipboard phrases and a tag from the frames & tags in the upgrades for the card front. She finished the front by adding two red brads from the adhesive brads in the upgrades.
She embellished the inside with a strip of red and white star-patterned paper used on the front along with a square die cut and a stamp sticker from the sticker sheet.
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