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Simple Stories Oh Baby Mini Album

Simple Stories Oh Baby Mini Album

Hello everyone! Today I want to share a mini album created with the super fun Simple Stories Oh Baby Collection. This is such a fun collection to work with. The mini album isn’t too Mini. It actually measures 8-1/2 x 8-1/2 and will hold a lot of photos. Thanks for watching and have a fabulous day!

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Simple Stories Rad Grad Cards

Simple Stories Rad Grad Cards

Hello everyone! What do you do when you need some quick graduation cards? Simple Stories Rad Grad collection to the rescue! I created three really quick and easy cards. Here’s a look at the first card I created using this fun collection.
SS Rad Grad Card one
This card measures 5-1/2×5-1/2. The base of the card is black cardstock. I added some layers of black and white behind the design papers to just separate the patterns. The sentiment on the front is one of the 4×4 cut outs from the collection making this card really quick. I used a gold glitter shimmer pen over the writing and stars. I left the inside of this first card blank.
SS Rad Grad Card one open
I did use some of the design papers to finish off the inside.

For the second card I decided to create a fun gatefold style card.
SS Rad Grad Card Two

I used another one of the cut outs for the focal point on the front of the card. Lots of layers with the black and white cardstock to separate the patterns. I had some gold star brads in my stash so I added those to the front as well.

SS Rad Grad Card two open

I used the Happy, Happy, Happy stamp set from Lawn Fawn for the inside sentiment. I added another cute gold star brad to finish it off.

I decided to create a fun fold card for the third one. Here’s a look at the front of the card.
SS Rad Grad Card Three

Again the cut out is the focal point on the front. I used a little star punch and add some black glitter stars to the upper left hand corner of this Z fold card. Here’s a look at the inside.

I used the same sentiment from the Lawn Fawn stamp set but this time I heat embossed the word “happy” with some gold embossing powder. A couple more black glitter stars and this card is ready to go!

There you have it! Three quick but fun cards for graduation.
SS Rad Grad All cards

Have a great week!

Simple Stories Plaid Dad Folio

Simple Stories Plaid Dad Folio

Hello everyone! I have a quick little project to share with you today. I received a sample of the Simple Stories Plaid Dad collection. The sample was only three sheets of the 12×12.
I saw a really cute tutorial on the Everything Authentique Facebook page and I thought it would be the perfect project. In the tutorial they used a graduation themed papers but I wanted to create a Fathers Day version. Its a small little folio created from cardstock.
SS Dad Plaid Folio

I double matted the project using black cardstock for the base and then added a layer of gray cardstock. It has a magnet closure on the front. I created a pocket with one of the cut parts and add a couple of tags with some cute brads that resemble screws.
SS Dad Plaid Open 1

When opened up all of the way there are pockets on the left side and a waterfall in the center.
SS Dad Plaid Open 2

The waterfall has a magnet attached to the back so it can be removed. I used the cute plaid shirt paper as a fun surprise once the waterfall is removed.
SS Dad Paid Folio watefall off

I didn’t have a lot of paper left so I did some random blocking of papers to add to the back of the folio.
SS Dad Plaid Folio Back

This was a really cute project and came together really quick! Sending this to my Father in Law for Fathers Day! I love the fun saying, “Sawdust is Man Glitter”.
Have a great week and checkout the fun tutorial over on the Everything Authentique Facebook page.

Simple Stories Mama Llama Tag Folio

Simple Stories Mama Llama Tag Folio

Hello everyone! Today I want to share a quick little Mothers Day project. My inspiration for this project came from a fabulous tutorial by the amazing Kathy Clement of KathybyDesign. I love everything she creates. She used the G45 Little Women Collection but I wanted to make a Mothers Day version using a sample of Simple Stories Mama Llama collection. This collection is adorable. Since I only had three sheets of 12×12 this was a perfect project. Here’s the front of the tag folio.
Simple Stories Mama Llama tag folio

The base of the tag folio are the square tags from Graphic 45. I used the fabulous new dies to cover the tags. I used a scallop circle for the front image of the cute Mama Llama and the little llama. Here’s a closer look at the front cover.
Simple Stories Mamma Llama folio closeup

Here’s the inside.
Simple Stories Mamma Llama folio open

I added a little flap page and some of the cute cut aparts from the collection.
Simple Stories Mamma Llama folio open2

I tied some pretty May Arts ribbon to the top and added some flowers from Wild Orchid Crafts. This is a really fun project. Thanks Kathy for the inspiration and tutorial. Here’s the link if you would like to create one yourself!
Have a great day!

Simple Stories Welcome Spring File Folder Project

Simple Stories Welcome Spring File Folder Project

Hello everyone! Today I want to share another file folder project with you. While at Creativation I was given a sample pack from Simple Stories of all their new collections they are releasing.
Simple Stories File Folder Welcome Spring

I used the brand new Welcome Spring papers to create my project. Thanks so much Simple Stories for the sample pack and thanks for watching!

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