Friday, September 26, 2014

Yuletide Carol 8 Page Layout Workshop

They say that confession is good for the soul so I’m going to have to make a confession here – I was not a big fan of the CTMH Yuletide Carol paper pack when I first saw it in the book.  Even after getting it in my hands I was a little skeptical about the non-traditional colors for Christmas layouts.  

But, once again, CTMH has proven that they are on trend and their papers do work beautifully together.  

The photographs never really do justice to the layouts, and that is certainly the case this time as well.  The papers are absolutely gorgeous together.  And that is coming from a very traditional Christmas kind of girl!!!!  I was at a retreat last weekend, and had fun working with a couple of very talented women in getting just the right embellishments added.  Hope you like the layouts. 


Monday, September 1, 2014

Pathfinding Workshop - Layouts, A Waterfall Folio Mini, and 4 Cards

The CTMH Pathfinding paper pack and embellishments are my favorite, favorite, favorite colors!!!  Did I ever mention that I like Autumn and all the beautiful colors of Autumn?  Maybe once or twice?  Autumn Rocks!!!!!  Okay, I’ll settle down now.

The featured colors are Autumn Terracotta, Barn Red, Champagne, Chocolate, Glacier, Goldrush, Olive, and Colonial White.  My favorites!!!  Oh wait, I already said that.  The chipboard shapes in the complements pack are beautiful.  All the sides of the patterned papers play nicely with each other.  I wanted to just keep creating with these papers.  This is one I will order more of before it is gone.  

This workshop has only two 2-page layouts.  BUT, it has a fabulous Waterfall Folio mini-album and 4 cards.  After seeing a mini-album that Terry Morrow (thank you Terry) posted, I followed her link to a great tutorial on how to construct a Waterfall Folio mini album.  The mini album in this workshop was made from Ginger’s (My Sister’s Scrapper) tutorial, with Ginger’s permission to include it in my workshop.  She has many wonderful tutorials that are easy to follow.  This is the link to Ginger's Waterfall Folio tutorial.  

Layout 1

 Layout 2

Waterfall Folio Mini Album Front

 Waterfall Folio Mini Album Inside

 Cards 1 and 2

 Cards 3 and 4