15 April, 2014

Artbooking Made Easy: Capturing Snapshots

Wondering what to do with all those snapshots you have lying around? Close To My Heart's Artbooking cartridge's snapshots keys are the perfect way to assemble those photos into one oh-so-memorable mini album. Contact ME your Independent Consultant for all the details!

One of the things I love about the circle overlay is all of the fun stamping you can do with it! Jill showed us how the overlay was used as a stencil all over in this album for this fun, shaded stamp pattern. Try this out with the other overlays to pattern your paper! The best part is that you can still use the cutout, even after you’ve used it as a stencil!
The My Acrylix™ Reel Life stamp set used here comes with three arrows, so you can achieve this fun pattern by just stamping it once in four different colors, cutting out all the pieces, and arranging them however you’d like.

Be Yourself Mini Album:
Z1906 Cricut® Artbooking Collection (cutouts and stamps)
B1431 My Acrylix™ Reel Life
X7179B Ariana Paper Packet
X7171B Sarita Paper Packet
Z1751 Baker’s Twine Harvest Assortment
Z1702 Baker’s Twine Paradise Assortment
Z1799 Silver Shimmer Trim
Z1918 Teal Shimmer Trim
Z1817 Slate Polka-Dot Washi Tape
Z1932 Silver Geometric Washi Tape
Z1935 Black & Grey Epoxy Bubbles
Z1853 Aqua Dots
Z1938 Sponge Dauber Value Pack
Colors used: Colonial White, Crème Brulee, Juniper, Outdoor Denim, Slate, Twilight,

 Of course, you can use the cutouts from these keys for other projects besides mini albums, too. On this adorable canvas, all of the shapes were cut using Real Dial Size to make them fit perfectly on the 6" x 6" canvas. The title and the circle half overlay were both cut at 2" RDS, and the photo mat cut at 4 1/2". The camera and the heart were both cut at 1 1/2" RDS. I like how the artist customized the title by leaving off the “photos” from the “My Favorite Photos” pennants on page 40 of the Artbooking booklet. 

My Favorite Canvas:
Z1906 Cricut® Artbooking Collection
X7177B Skylark Paper Packet
Z1939 Paper Fundamentals Basics Assortment
Z1818 My Creations™ 6" x 6" Canvas Display
Z1830 Brown & Tan Glitter Paper
Z1753 Sparkles Brown & Tan Assortment
Colors used: Flaxen, Sorbet, Thistle

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