When we get a collection to feature on ScrapbookSteals.com one of my favorite things to do is scour the internet trying to see what brilliant crafters have done with the product. The process always simultaneously inspires me and makes me feel lame because they are always better than I can do. When I was looking at We R Memory Keepers’ It Factor I loved all of the really cool embellishments including wooden die cuts, clear acrylic stickers and plastic alphabet blocks. I found an awesome blog post over on the We R Blog by their design team member Aly Dosdall that shows off these awesome embellishments and what you can do to them. So today’s for Monday Craft Madness theme is:
Create or alter your own embellishments. Layer stickers, cut die cuts out of paper, or just alter some of your favorites. Check out the layout Aly created:
The layout of Aly’s daughter’s new glasses is bright and fun, but look a little closer at all of the home made embellishments. With the “teal trunk” paper from the collection she used her circle cutter to make die cuts.
She then decided to fancy up the acrylic stickers to help them stand out a little more by using a coloring tool and permanent ink.
Aly also used the positive and negative alphabet blocks for her title. I love the eclectic look these letters add to the layout.
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For this round of our monthly Monday Craft Madness, you have until October 31st to play along. Here are the links to the previous themes:
If you’d like to enter to win the MONTH Monday Craft Madness prize, fill out the form below!
That’s right, we have an all-new way to enter to win our Monthly Craft Madness Prize! Fill out the form each week and get easy entries for being our fan on Facebook, following us on Twitter, or sharing the inspiration photos on Pinterest. You get to pick and choose how you want to enter! Create a project (card, layout, altered project, etc) following the week’s themes for a huge chance to win — 10 entries for each project!
At the end of the month, we’ll go through all the entries and pick one winner who will receive an awesome scrapbookSTEALS swag bag full of goodies!