Collection – Scrumptious

Hello there and welcome! Spring is definitely in the air and it makes me want to document soft, pretty pages in spring colors. Today I have a page to share with you that documents a recent trip to a local farm- a perfect springtime activity!
Meghann Andrew Chickaniddy Crafts Spring Layout
When I saw the Backwood's Lovin' paper, I immediately thought of a shutter bulletin board, and based my design around this inspiration piece.
Image courtesy Decorating Files
To complete the layout, I used a mixture of the Date Night and Twirly Girly collections, along with the super versatile alphabet stamps from Scrumptious. 
Meghann Andrew Chickaniddy Crafts Spring Layout supplies
Supplies: Date Night Collection- Backwoods Lovin' paper/DN14OS10, Plaid is Rad paper/DN14OS12, Illustration stickers/DN14EB02, Enamel Hearts/DN14EB07; Twirly Girly Collection- Piggy Tales paper/TG14OS12, Paper Posies paper/TG14OS05, Party Dress paper/TG14OS06, This and That paper/TG14OS07, Alpha Stickers/TG14EB01, Sticker Sheet/TG14EB02, Enamel Hearts/TG14EB07, Brads/TG14EB06, Sentiments Mini Stickers/TG14EB05; Scrumptious Collection- Mini Alpha Clear Stamps/SC14ST01
Meghann Andrew Chickaniddy Crafts Spring Layout close-up
To create this simple, quick layout, here are the steps I took:
1) Adhere an 8"x12" piece of the Plaid is Rad paper on the left side of a 12"x12" piece of white cardstock. Along the right hand bottom corner of the paper, stamp 'farm' with the Scrumptious alpha stamps and add 'girl' from the Twirly Girly sticker sheet to create the title.
2) Using a craft knife and a ruler, cut slits in the Backwood's Lovin' paper and insert photos, small pieces of patterned paper and journaling cards, tied with twine. To add more interest, using the edge of your scissors, scuff up and tear the edges of the papers and journaling cards.
3) Embellish around the photos with butterfly and flower stickers, popped up with dimensional adhesive, brads and enamel hearts. Finish with a few drops of ink.
Inspiration can be found almost anywhere, if you look for it. Enjoy your spring activities and documenting! 
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Hey, it's Pam sharing a Spotlight Sunday with you!! I just have to say that we, here at Chickaniddy Crafts, feel incredibly lucky to be able to see so many wonderful pages, projects and more on the internet. We feel very lucky to do these spotlight Sundays. A few weeks ago I spotted a great project (the planner) on instagram and I knew I wanted to feature it. Carolee agreed and now we have some fabulous projects to share!! So exciting! Let's get to know our artist in the spotlight.

"Hi everyone! I’m Carolee, a geeky girl living in Los Angeles with her game developer hubby and two corgi fur babies that keep me very busy.

I found my way into paper crafting about two years ago when I stumbled upon Project Life and from there, an obsession was born. I come from a crafty family but scrapbooking was something that we never did! Since finding Project Life, I’ve branched out into card making, traditional 12x12 pages and even decorating planners, my newest favorite.

I currently blog at but you can find me most often on Instagram ( Check me out there to see what I’m working on along with pictures of my dogs, my latest trip to Disneyland or my wacky finds!"


Carolee Chickaniddy Crafts Spotlight Card

"This card, which I made for my husband on our anniversary, uses Date Night and a few pieces I had in my stash. The base is the back side of Together is Better. I cut Dance Party on my Silhouette Cameo to make the top layer. The flower and tile stickers are from the Illustration Stickers."



Carolee Chickaniddy Crafts Spotlight Planner

"I’m obsessed with planning (despite having not all that much to track!) and I love decorating out my pages. This week in November of last year uses a lot of the Scrumptious collection. At the top left, I layered a cut from the front of New Harvest with some of the Journal Tags and Mini Sentiments. I used the Journal Tags again to remind me I was only a week away from having to feed 10 people and then added some of the Illustration stickers in the bottom right to balance everything out."



Carolee Chickaniddy Crafts Spotlight Page

"I love using my regular scrapbooking supplies in my Project Life pages and the 6x6 pads make it really easy. This page relies almost entirely on the Date Night 6x6 pad. That, along with a few dies and the Illustration and Alpha stickers, makes this style of pocket scrapbooking a snap!"


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Hello! It's Meghann here with you today, and to continue our month of trends, I'm going to talk to you about layering! I created a layout which uses layering in every way, from the papers behind my photos, to embellishments and even layered color on the background paper.

Meghann Andrew Chickaniddy Crafts March Layering

To create the layers on this layout, I used a mix of Jolly Good, Scrumptious, Twirly Girly and Date Night collections.

Meghann Andrew Chickaniddy Crafts March Layering supplies

Supplies: Twirly Girly collection- Keepsakes paper/TG14OS04, Piggy Tails paper/TG14OS12, 12x12 Sticker Sheet/TG14EB02, Brads/TG14EB06; Scrumptious collection- Home Sweet Home paper/SC14OS02, Journal Tags/SC14EB03, Die-Cut Tags/SC14EB04; Jolly Good collection- Holiday paper/JG14OS08, Journal Tags/JG14EB03, Sentiments Mini Stickers/JG14EB07, Enamel Stars/JG14EB09; Date Night collection- Illustration Stickers/DN14EB02

Meghann Andrew Chickaniddy Crafts March Layering close-up

When creating layers, I keep a few things in mind:

  • I like to be sure that the patterns in my patterned papers are contrasting in color, pattern size and design.
  • To differentiate between layers, I add dimensional adhesive on some of the layers, and usually always on my photo to make it 'pop.'
  • Tucking stickers and journaling tags between the edges of my patterned paper adds extra, smaller layers to the mix.
  • Handmade embellishments can be another way to add more layers, as I did here with the large star.

Here's how I created this layout:

  1. Layer three patterned papers and a gold doily under a 4"x4" square photo and adhere to the background paper. Tuck journaling tags and stickers behind the photo, which is adhered with dimensional adhesive. Add the title to the journaling card on the right.
  2. Type journaling and adhere to the backside of the Scrumptious die-cut frame. Tuck behind photo and adhere. Adhere two more frames to the bottom left and upper right side of the layouts, backed with paper and embellished with stickers and enamel stars.
  3. Create a large embellishment by cutting the star from the Keepsakes paper and topping with the star brad, ticket sticker, baker's twine and enamel star. Adhere to the bottom left side of the  photo.
  4. Add small bits of color to the background by watercoloring in the small stars in colors to match the patterned papers.
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Layering is a great technique to use to bring your projects up to the next level. Give it a go today!


Hey there, friends!  Missy here with you today.  I hope you're enjoying our month full of scrapbooking trends!  This week we continue with using shapes on your projects.  I'm featuring triangles today.  This is really simple to put together...all you need is your paper and a square punch.

I chose to scrap this cute photo of my husband and daughter about to go for a 4-wheeler ride.  I like the brown and pink in the photo, so I chose various papers from Twirly Girly, Date Night and Scrumptious.  I love how they all look so pretty up next to one another.

Missy Whidden Chickaniddy Crafts March Trends Triangles

Supplies Used:  Twirly Girly--Alpha Stickers TG14EB01, Sticker Sheet TG14EB02, Tea Party TG140S03, Itty Bitty Ballerina TG140S08, Paper Posies TG140S05 Grandma's Quilt TG140S10, Never Grow Up TG140S11, Piggy Tails TG140S12, Sentiment Mini Stickers TG14EB05; Date Night--Brads DN14EB06, Sentiment Mini Stickers DN14EB05, Tags Mini Stickers DN13EB04, Plaid is Rad DN140S12, Cutest Couple DN140S05, Awesome Blossom DN140S01, Sticker Sheet DN14EB02; Scrumptious--Frolic in the Leaves SC140S11, Fall Bouquet SC140S01, Autumn Haze SC140S06, Check Please SC140S09; Other--cardstock, Silhouette Cameo, Coats Thread, Heidi Swapp Color Shine, Heidi Swapp Archival Ink, October Afternoon Date Stamp

Here's a look at how I created those triangles:

1.  I took a 2-inch square punch (but any size will work) and punched a bunch of squares out of all the patterned papers I chose.  Then, I used scissors to cut them in half diagonally.  Easy!

Missy Whidden Chickaniddy Crafts March Trends Triangles technique


2.  Next, I just started arranging them onto my page in no particular pattern.  I just made sure the lines matched up and turned them this way and that way until I was happy with the large design of all the triangles together.  I then glued them all down.

3.  The rest was easy...adding a few layers of papers under the photo and adding stickers and embellishments where I wanted them.

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4.  I added stickers and fussy cut some flowers from this sheet (Awesome Blossom):

Date Night Awesome Blossom


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One more look...I really didn't need to add a whole lot more to this with all the different colors and patterns going on.  I did add a few mist splatters to finish it off.

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I hope you'll give this a try!  It's really fun, and it's an awesome technique if you don't have a die cutting machine or just don't feel like using it.

Thanks for stopping by!

Hi Chickaniddy friends! Allie with you today, and I have been so excited to share this layout! This is a special one for me because I challenged myself to use stamps, mix collections, and to NOT use pink! Those are some of my scrappy weaknesses that I wanted to defeat, and I knew the Scrumptious Mini Alpha stamps would be a perfect way to jazz up my layout.

Scrumptious Stamps

 Today's trend is diamonds. I love the diamond shape and don't use it often enough!

Allie Stewart Chickaniddy Crafts March Trend Diamond Layout
Chickaniddy Supplies Used: Patterned Paper (sc14os04, sc14os11, sc14eb03, TG14OS06, TG14OS04, DN14OS05, DN14OS08), Stickers (sc14eb05, sc14eb07, TG14EB03, DN14EB03, DN14EB05), Stamps (sc14st01, DN14ST01), Enamel Hearts (DN14EB07)

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1. I used my Silhouette cameo to cut out diamonds from a sheet of the Date Night Backwoods Lovin' woodgrain paper.

2. Next, I went through my Chickaniddy stashed and grabbed green and orange patterns from the Twirly Girly, Scrumptious, and Date Night collections. I used one of the cut diamonds to trace and cut from each pattern in order to have the right size to back the background.

3. To create the background, I used washi tape to attach the diamonds on the backside of the paper. It looked pretty messy from the back!

4. Once all the diamonds were covered, I flipped it over and added my layers and photo. I placed the diamond stickers from each collection on each diamond.

Allie Stewart Chickaniddy Crafts March Trend Diamond Layout close-up

5. After everything was in place, it was time to create the title! I used the super fun Scrumptious Mini Alpha clear stamps to stamp out my title in black ink. I cut each letter out, and adhered them to my page. You could use stickers for your title to create a faster page!

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6. Finally, I added some stamps across the top and bottom of the page to tie in with the stamped title. I'm not a very experienced stamper, so I quickly eyeballed and tried to not over think it for a "messy" look.

Thanks for joining me today, I hope you feel inspired to create a page using diamonds!


Hello there. It’s Meghann here, and today I’m here to continue our month of trends with shaker elements! I love creating shakers for my projects & on the layout I’m sharing with you today, I created four different shakers and kept each one and its contents focused on one main color.

Meghann Andrew Chickaniddy Crafts Trend Shakers

To create this layout, I used a mixture of Jolly Good, Scrumptious, Twirly Girly and Date Night collections.

Meghann Andrew Chickaniddy Crafts Trend Shakers supplies
‘You Make Me Happy’ Supplies: Jolly Good Collection- Sugar Cookies paper/JG140S02, Alpha Stickers/JG14EB02; Scrumptious Collection- Home Sweet Home paper/SC14OS02, Autumn Haze paper/SC14OS06, Nutmeg paper/SC14OS07, Check Please paper/SC14OS09, Die Cut Tags/SC14EB04, Alpha Stickers/SC14EB02, Enamel Stars/SC14EB09; Twirly Girly Collection- Piggy Tails paper/TG14OS12, Sentiments Mini Stickers/TG14EB05, Enamel Hearts/TG14EB07; Date Night Collection- Tags Mini Stickers/DN14EB04, Enamel Hearts/DN14EB07, Brads/DN14EB06
To make my shakers, I pulled four frames from the Scrumptious die-cut tags and chose the same colored paper to back the frame. I adhere a piece of transparency to the backside of the frame and back the opening with strips of dimensional adhesive, being sure that the edges are completely closed so that none of my little ‘bits’ escape the frame.
Meghann Andrew Chickaniddy Crafts Trend Shakers technique

To fill the frames, I punched small hearts and circles of patterned paper, added stickers (which I made un-sticky with a bit of baby powder on the backside) sequins and brads. The ingredients inside each of the frames matched the color on the front of the frame. Once I created my frames, here’s how I finished off my layout:

  1. On each corner of the Sugar Cookies paper, add mist droplets in the four colors of the shaker tags. Cut individual colors of the rays from the Nutmeg paper and adhere them to the corresponding areas on the background.
  2. Print a photo in black and white to fit inside the ‘I Love This Moment’ frame from the Scrumptious die-cut tags. Adhere to the center of the background. Adhere the four shaker frames to each corner of your photo frame. Top the frames with alpha stickers and die-cut words to create your title.
  3. Embellish with black floral die-cuts to add contrast, a sticker to add the date and journal on the lines directly on the Sugar Cookies paper.
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Shaker frames are perfect for layouts, cards and project life spreads. Any element in your stash with an opening can be transformed with clear transparency and small elements to create a shaker! Thanks for joining me today and I hope you have fun creating shaker frames for your next project!

Hi there! Leigh here today with a card using a popular trend in card making lately: scripted sentiments.To make my card, I used some Chickaniddy Crafts Scrumptious products.

Here's my card:
Leigh Penner Chickaniddy Crafts Script Trend
1. I trimmed my patterned paper to 4x5.25" and diecut a heart from the patterned paper.
2. I diecut three more hearts from white cardstock.
3. I adhered my patterned paper panel (sans heart) to a 4.25x5.5" panel of white cardstock, and stacked the three hearts and adhered them in the spot where the patterned paper heart was removed.
4. I stamped the "love" from the Date Night Clear Stamps on the patterned paper heart
and adhered it over the cardstock hearts.
5. I diecut my "sending" from black cardstock and adhered it to my card.
Here's a photo from the side, so you can see the dimension the stacked hearts add to the card. 
Leigh Penner Chickaniddy Crafts Script Trend close-up
Thanks for looking!

Hello everyone! Allie with you today, sharing a layout about our sweet niece using a die-cut background.

Allie Stewart Chickaniddy Crafts Trend die cut background
Chickaniddy Supplies Used: Patterned Paper (sc14os04,
sc14os06, sc14os05, sc14os09, sc14os12,) Foil (CN14SP001),
Stickers (sc14eb02), Enamel Stars (sc14eb09), Die-Cuts (sc14eb04)


To create this layout I used my number one favorite Chickaniddy paper--Autumn Haze from Scrumptious! I love the ombre watercolor look, and the color scheme is just stunning.

Scrumptious Autumn Haze
1. To make this layout, I used my Silhouette Cameo to cut out the Heart Stripe Background from the Silhouette Store. I glued the cut file onto white cardstock. To give the layout some dimension, I used foam dots on some of the hearts so they stood up a bit,
Allie Stewart Chickaniddy Crafts Trend die cut background close-up
2. Next, I cut out various sized hearts using more patterned paper from the Scrumptious collection. I arranged them in the middle of the page, making sure to mix up patterns and sizes as much as possible.
3. Once the hearts were placed, I added my photo in the middle, and embellished with enamel stars and wood veneer hearts. 
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4, Finally, I added my title using stickers and the word "sweet" die-cut from the fabulous gold foil paper! 
This layout was so simple and quick to make, but the die-cut background and hearts make it look more involved than it was! I love how die-cuts can really enhance your layouts and make them even more special, Thanks for joining me!

Chickaniddy Crafts Watercolor Backgrounds for Cards by Carson RiuttaHello, my name is Carson and I'm addicted to watercolors! I know there are quite a few of you out there who can sympathize. As far as addictions go, I think it's a pretty good one, mainly because it's oh so pretty and just as forgiving. It also doesn't appear to be going anywhere in the world of papercrafts, so today we're going to embrace it and create some card backgrounds with our paints, using the emboss resist technique. Let's jump in!

Chickaniddy Crafts Supplies for Watercolor Backgrounds for Cards by Carson RiuttaChickaniddy Supplies: jg14st01 - Mini Countdown Clear Stamps

Go ahead and gather your supplies. I used everything you see above. I cut the mixed media paper in half and then trimmed each piece to 4 x 5.25. I love using the stains as my watercolors as they dry very clear and true to color, but please use any set of watercolors you can get your hands on. I used the washi to tape my paper to the cutting board and the large stamping block as my palette for the stains. Not pictured are my versamark ink pad, cup of water and paper towels. Don't forget them, they're important!

Chickaniddy Crafts Watercolor Tutorial  by Carson Riutta

1. Once your paper is cut, you'll want to heat emboss a stamped image onto your background. Choose your stamps, stamp the image with versamark as many times as you like, use clear embossing powder and a heat gun to heat emboss the stamped images.

2. Let the page cool and then tape it down to your board. Cover your page entirely with water and start laying down paint. This is the fun part so go wild! Drop colors here and there willy nilly and let the water work it's magic.

3. When you're done laying paint, take a thirsty brush and mop up the excess water that has collected around the edges of your page. Let your masterpiece dry completely. You can speed things up by using your heat gun for some faster drying.

4. Remove the tape and marvel at the beauty of your work.

5. Now you can stop here, but I love to take my watercolor one step further. To prep for the next step, take a moist piece of paper towel and wipe all the color from the embossed images.

6. Using your iron and a piece of printer paper, Iron off the embossing powder. Lay your page face up on your ironing board, lay the printer paper completely over the watercolor and with a hot iron, iron the page until you see the embossing powder seep through the printer paper. Repeat with a clean piece of printer paper until all the embossing powder has been removed.

You can now stamp another image within your previously embossed images if you like! But whatever you choose to do, now is the time to build your card on top of your watercolor background.

Chickaniddy Crafts Supplies for Watercolor Backgrounds by Carson RiuttaChickaniddy Supplies: sc14os04 - Back to School Paper, DN14OS03 - Downtown Paper, DN14OS12 - Plaid is Rad Paper, DN14EB02 - Illustration Stickers, DN14EB04 - Mini Sticker Tags, DN14EB05 - Mini Sticker Sentiments, DN14EB07 - Enamel Hearts

I used all the gorgeous Chickaniddy supplies you see above. I mostly pulled from their lovely Date Night Collection with a few bits and pieces from their other collections. I just love how the watercolor creates a soft background for the bold images and sentiments. And because it is tailor made, you can create the perfect color match to any elements you want to use.

Chickaniddy Crafts Hello Love Watercolor Card Closeup by Carson RiuttaChickaniddy Crafts He Said Hello Watercolor Card Closeup by Carson RiuttaI hope you'll try this technique if it's new to you. You really can't go wrong and it's so fun to get your artsy on! Thanks for reading, see you all next time!

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Hi there! Leigh here today with a card using a popular trend in card making: white space.
Now, white space is something I've always been a huge fan of -- it allows the eye to rest
and draws more attention to the elements on your project.To make my card, I used some Chickaniddy Crafts Scrumptious products.
I paired a diecut from the Scrumptious Diecut Tags with some stickers from the Scrumptious Illustration Stickers.

Scrumptious Die Cut Tags Scrumptious Stickers
Here's my card:
Leigh Penner Chickaniddy Crafts Trends White Space
1. I started with some white cardstock that I layered over a piece of Scrumptious Friends and Family patterned paper that I trimmed to 4.25x5.5".
2. I cut a piece of Scrumptious Check Please patterned paper to 1x4" and adhered it to the top of the white cardstock and stitched it in place with a zig zag stitch.
3. I diecut a banner from the back of the Scrumptious Check Please patterned paper and layered it on 
my card with the diecut from the Scrumptious Diecut Tags (on this, I stamped the sentiment from Twirly Girly Clear Stamps.)
4. The diecut I used already had a flower at the top, so I added a couple more from the Scrumptious Illustration Stickers.
5. I wanted to add a couple more leaves, so I used a leaf diecut from my collection and diecut the green stalks from the corn stickers on the sheet -- this worked perfectly!
Here's a close-up:
Leigh Penner Chickaniddy Crafts Trends White Space close-up
How about you?
Do you like including white space on your cards?
Thanks for looking!

Hey there, friends!  Missy here today.  I'm so excited to be kicking off a fun month of crafty trends we all know and love.  The Craft Team will be sharing a new trend each day this month, so keep checking back and see what each day has in store!

The trend I'm playing with today is Mixed Media.  I absolutely love playing with inks, paints, modeling paste, gesso...anything wet and messy!  With Spring coming soon, I decided to create a super bright and bold layout.  I love creating my own backgrounds.  To do this, I used a stencil, modeling paste, a stamp, distress inks and water.  It looks complicated, but really it isn't.

Missy Whidden Chickaniddy Crafts Trend Mixed Media Layout

Supplies Used: Twirly Girly--Sentiments Mini Stickers TG14EB05, Tags Mini Stickers TG14EB04, Enamel Hearts TG14EB07, Piggy Tails TG140S12; Scrumptious--Home Sweet Home SC140S02, New Harvest SC140S10, Autumn Haze SC140S06, Check Please SC140S09, Mini Stickers SC14EB06, Sentiments Mini Stickers SC14EB07, Journal Tags SC14EB03, Sticker Sheet SC14EB02, Die Cut Tags SC14EB04, Mini Brads SC14EB08; Jolly Good--Alpha Stickers JG14EB02, Banners Mini Stickers JG14EB05, Mini Brads JG14EB08, Snow Play JG140S09, Happy New Year JG140S12; Other--cardstock, Liquitex Gesso, Golden Modeling Paste, Tim Holtz Distress Inks, Shimmerz Coloringz, Brother Sewing Machine, Coats Thread, Ranger Archival Ink, October Afternoon Date Stamp, Sharpie Pen, pop dots, washi tape

Here's how I created this background.

1.  After coating my entire page with clear gesso, I used a palette knife to smudge white gesso over a triangle stencil.  After letting that dry, I took the banner shaped stamp from the Scrumptious collection and used various colors of distress inks to stamp it in a rainbow color scheme.

Scrumptious Stamps

Since distress inks react and blend with water, I knew these would be the best to use so I could create a watercolor effect.

2.  After stamping the shapes, I simply dabbed my finger into some water and started smudging a little.  I love that you can see some of the triangles and some of them blend in to the background.  I love this look, so I kept smudging.


Missy Whidden Chickaniddy Crafts Trend Mixed Media Layout technique


3.  After the cardstock dried, I started going through my Chickaniddy collections to choose papers and embellishments that coordinated with all of those bright colors.  I pulled items from Scrumptious, Jolly Good and Twirly Girly.  I wanted to continue the rainbow effect at the bottom, so I tried to include something of each color...die cuts, brads, stickers and stitching.

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4.  I continued adding embellishments and choosing papers to layer under my photo.  Here a few of the pieces I pulled from:


Scrumptious stickers



Jolly Good Alpha Stickers



Twirly Girly enamels


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5.  I punched some hearts from patterned papers and stitched through them...I love creating little clusters like this.  It allows for another grouping of all the rainbow colors.

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6. Finally, I added some machine stitching in the bold turquoise color.  Here you can really see the bold orange and how the triangles create such great texture and interest.

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I hope this inspires you to give Mixed Media a try.  It's really fun, and it's always an never know what your background is going to look like until you start playing around with different mediums.  There are different types of paints and inks to play with...even gelatos!

Thanks so much for stopping by, and have a great day!


Crafter Spotlight

Hey friends! Today is spotlight day and we are excited to feature Stacy D. I found her on instagram and fell in love with her style and use of patterns. Each layout is very unique from another and I can't wait for you to see them! She used the Scrumptious Collection for her three pages. Let's get to know Stacy.

Stacy D
"I started making scrapbook layouts back in 2000 to document my wedding. I continued on with classic Creative Memories doing two page layouts exclusively. Lately, I find myself only creating single page designs or pocket style pages to document the adventures of a family of six!  My husband and I have moved our family back to our home state of Minnesota after living in Southern California for thirteen years. Our four children range in age from 13 to age 2.  I work full time as an elementary teacher. I love to read, travel, take pictures, and scrapbook in my free time.   Life is busy, but never too busy to take time to create pretty paper projects!"
Snow Happy
Stacy D Chickaniddy Crafts Spotlight Layout 1
"I love the burst paper, Nutmeg, from the Scrumptious Collection.  I wanted to create a snowball splat to emphasize the snowy picture.  I traced the rays of the burst, cut them from white cardstock, stitched them for texture, and added a few snowflakes.  To add to the feel of a snowball I sprayed white mist to the background before adhering all of the layers.  As the title says, my son is literally "snow happy" to taste each fresh snowfall in Minnesota!"
Hello Family
Stacy D Chickaniddy Crafts Spotlight Layout 2
"The Scrumptious Autumn watercolored striped paper was the perfect match for these large diecut words used to describe our family photo shoot.  I paired the Scrumptious sentiment stickers with our family photos to fill the letters.  I wanted to add to the watercolor feel that the Autumn paper has by adding similar tone watercolor splatters within the area of the stripe on the white cardstock.  I absolutely love how this page turned out with the gorgeous paper!"
All Star Football
Stacy D Chickaniddy Crafts Spotlight Layout 3
"The Scrumptious Nutmeg paper side B stars was a great match to document my son's fifth grade all star football team from last summer.  I diecut a star grid pattern to add a varied star layer to the background paper.  I backed several stars to match with the team colors.  I used the Jolly Good Collection, Holly Jolly paper, as it provided perfect looking "grass" stars and the "Remember This" pocket card is from side B of Holly Jolly.  To add to the layers, I cut the arrow on the Remember This card to make it slide over the photo.  The football word is from the Scrumptious sentiment sticker sheet. Next, I added black mist drops and Chickaniddy enamel stars and dots to provide movement and interest around the page.  I finished by adding my journaling on a few star outlines."

Thanks to Stacy for letting us put her in the spotlight!!