echo park paper new releases

Christmas in July? Why yes, please…especially if it means new holiday paper collections from Echo Park! I’m in love with their latest releases. I think this is my favorite set of new paper collections to date. Lori Whitlock hit three home runs with these beautiful “The Story Of” collections. Love them! And finally, I loveContinue reading “echo park paper new releases”

free printable instructions for patriotic scrapbook page

So, you took some awesome photos at the family barbecue on July 4th and just got them printed. Now what? How about some scrapbook layout inspiration! Visit the Echo Park Paper Co website HERE to download a free printable PDF with full instructions and supplies to create the above layout using their new Stars andContinue reading “free printable instructions for patriotic scrapbook page”

craft & create summer ebook

The new summer edition of Craft & Create is now live and ready to download! This fabulous free ebook is chock full of project ideas for summer, birthdays, and family, featuring the latest paper collections from Echo Park and Carta Bella. This pretty flip album features the Jack & Jill: Jill collection from Echo Park–oneContinue reading “craft & create summer ebook”

combine die cuts with hand stitching on a summer layout

I love including hand made and pre-made die cuts on my pages. They’re quick and easy embellishments that often coordinate with paper collections so they’re a go-to for me. Sometimes it’s fun to find unique and different ways to use them on my projects. Today I’m going to show you how to combine hand stitchingContinue reading “combine die cuts with hand stitching on a summer layout”

flower garland scrapbook page

One of my favorite things about the warmer weather is the beautiful flowers in bloom I see all around, so I decided to create a scrapbook page about that. I’ve been inspired by all the DIY paper garlands I’ve seen around the internet, so I used the Echo Park Flowers Bloom Designer Die Set to createContinue reading “flower garland scrapbook page”

flip flops summer card

Need some summer project inspiration? Why not include some mini flip flops on your next project! Echo Park Paper Co just released a new designer die set that includes some adorable little flip flop dies. Check out  how I used them on this handmade summer card I created. When I look at these little guysContinue reading “flip flops summer card”

embossed birthday card

Did you know that Echo Park Paper Co. has recently started releasing embossing folders to match their paper collections? For example, take a look at this embossed birthday card I made with the darling new Birthday Wishes collection. I can’t tell you how awesome it is that they keep adding new scrapbook embellishments and productsContinue reading “embossed birthday card”

handbag favor boxes

I don’t think I’ve ever won anything in my life. (Okay, maybe an essay contest in 3rd grade but that doesn’t count.) At least I hadn’t until I attended an awesome local blogger conference and won myself a Silhouette Cameo of all things! I was beyond thrilled (my family can confirm that I actually screamedContinue reading “handbag favor boxes”

at the pool mini album

My creative time is precious, so I love to find time-saving tips and tricks. Using 4×6 journaling cards as the base for my summer themed mini album was just the trick to make this project come together quickly and easily. Last summer at our family reunion we spent a day at the city pool. TheContinue reading “at the pool mini album”