American Crafts Guest Designer

I was SO thrilled when I was asked to be a guest designer for American Crafts. I was given the task of featuring circles in my projects which of course I was super excited about. Check out my layouts and supply list below!

Layout #1: You Make Me Smile

It’s all about the circles so I decided to start out by cutting different sized circles and layering until I was pleased with the outcome. Then I added my photos different elements from collections such as #Summer, Daydreamer, and Plus One.

You Make me Smile

Supplies: Dear Lizzy (366789)- Veneer Set, Dear Lizzy (366783)- Rub-ons, #Sunscreen (366971)- Bits, Kal Barteski (366832)- Thickers, Match (366833)- Thickers, #Vacation (366964)- Bits, Adhesive Badges (366906)- Flair, Adhesive Badges (366795)- Flair, Match (366819)- Plus One, Companion (366824)- Plus One, Co-Pilot (366810)- Plus One, Buddy (366812)- Plus one, Sidekick (366813)- Plus One, #Coldtreats (366957)- #Summer, Party of Two (366815)- Plus One, #Sunnyday (366947)- #Summer.

 

Layout #2: Love Story

This is my favorite layout representing circles because it’s what you would expect when making a “circley” layout. I mostly used the Dear Lizzy Daydreamer collection on this layout for a softer and whimsical feel. Hope you love it too!

 

Love Story

Supplies: Make Lemonade (3667449)- Daydreamer, Seesaw (366758), Daydreamer, Match (366819)- Plus One, Juggling (366757)- Daydreamer, Kick Ball (366747)- Daydreamer, #Blueskies (366953)- #Summer, Sidekick (366813)- Plus One, Tic Tac Toe (366765)- Daydreamer, Fabric Brads (366852)- Elements, Dear Lizzy (366787)- Clothespins, Dear Lizzy (366789)- Veneer Set, Dear Lizzy (366783)- Rub-ons, #Sunscreen (366971)- Bits, Kal Barteski (366832)- Thickers, Cut Outs (366058)- Thickers, Dear Lizzy (366790)- Pockets with Inserts, Adhesive Badges (366906)- Flair, Adhesive Badges (366795)- Flair, Dear Lizzy (366778)- Accent and Phrase Stickers, #Vacation (366964)- Bits, #Sunscreen (366971)- Bits,

 

Layout #3: Let Faith Outweigh Fear

I love that I was able to do my layouts focused on circles because it challenged me to change up “my style” and step outside the box. I decided to use larger circles for this layout so that I could build up lots of layers! I’m lovin’ the layers these days.

Let Faith Outweigh Fear

 

Supplies: Seesaw (366758)- Daydreamer, Match (366819)- Plus One, Dodge Ball (366745)- Daydreamer, Jacks (3667555)- Daydreamer, Juggling (366757)- Daydreamer, Kick Ball (366747)- Daydreamer, Tic Tac Toe (366765)- Daydreamer, Combo (366804)- Plus One, Fabric Brads (366852)- Elements, Dear Lizzy (366789)- Veneer Set, Dear Lizzy (366790)- Pockets with Inserts, Adhesive Badges (366906)- Flair, Dear Lizzy (366778)- Accent and Phrase Stickers, #Vacation (366964)- Bits, Yo-Yo (366772)- Thickers, Kal Barteski (366832)- Thickers.

 

Layout #4: Bride to Be

This layout was the most challenging of them all. I decided to print a silhouette cut that “screamed” circles, and then I placed it on my busy background for a base. I built layers of paper and embellishments off of the silhouette cut and loved the end result!

Bride to Be

Supplies: #Roadtrip (366948)- #Summer, Companion (366824)- Plus One, Part of Two (366815)- Plus One, Match (366819)- Plus One, Co-Pilot (366810)- Plus One, Buddy (366812)- Plus One, Sidekick (366813)- Plus One, Combo (366804)- Plus One, Jumprope (366753)- Daydreamer, Dodgeball (366745), #Swimsuit (366956)- #Summer, Adhesive Badges (366795)- Flair, Remarks (366840)- Accent and Phrase Stickers, Dear Lizzy (366776)- Accent and Phrase Stickers, Match (366833)- Thickers, #Sunscreen (366971)- Bits

 

Hope y’all enjoyed!!

Loves-

Ashley

 

Blog Hop with Hip Kit Club and Elle’s Studio (and giveaway)!

 

Hey everyone, Ashley here, sharing a super fun layout for Hip Kit Club’s blog hop with Elle’s Studio! I could not wait to receive our June kits in the mail, mainly because it included all of the wonderful “Shine” products from Elle’s Studio! I began the layout by choosing my patterned papers: Beautiful Day, On the Dock, Fun + Sun, and Hello Summer. I used my silhouette to cut some shapes for added interest, as well as my layout title from Wilna Furstenburg’s shop. Lastly, I began my favorite part: embellishing! I used the Die Cuts from the “Shine” collection as well as some of the amazing wood veneer pieces! Check out the card below 🙂

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This card was super simple! I used some American Crafts card stock from our kit and added that beautiful wood grain paper to the base of the card. I hand-cut two corners, punched butterflies and added the “hello there” die cut piece as a sentiment (all from “Shine” Elle’s Studio collection). Overall, I had a blast creating both of these projects for the blog hop!

 

 

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Giveaway:

Leave a comment in the comment section below to win a $10 gift certificate to Hip Kit Club and a $10 gift certificate to Elle’s Studio!

 

Here is the list of blog hop participants!

 

·         Hip Kit Club  www.hipkitblog.wordpress.com

·         Ashley Horton www.ashleyhortondesigns.com

·         Melissa Mann  http://melissamann.typepad.com

·         Amelie Mordret  www.ameliemordret.com

·         Daniela Dobson http://danieladobson.blogspot.com

·         Kate Kennedy  http://thislifeinked.com

·         Kay Rogers  http://rogerskk.typepad.com

·         Marinette Lesne  www.scraptherapie.com

·         Valerie Bishop  http://myhere-rightnow.blogspot.com

·         Mandy Koeppen  http://mandykoeppen.blogspot.com

·         Jenny Evans  http://jennygevans.blogspot.com

·         Becki Adams  http://beckiadams.blogspot.com

·         Kali Bertazzon  http://chezkali.canalblog.com

·         Jennifer Chapin  http://jenchapin.blogspot.com

·         Ashley Fowler  https://isweatglitter.wordpress.com

·         Elle’s Studio Blog  www.shopellesstudio.com/blog

 

Visit http://www.hipkitclub.net and http://www.shopellesstudio.com for all the fun goodies!