SpiegelMom Scraps Design Team Layout

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Aloha!! Today is my last blog post as part of the blog squad. Next week I will be switching over and sharing as part of the Youtube team. I have learned so much this year, I have truly loved sharing on the SpiegelMom Scraps Blog. I also am excited to get back to sharing more process videos. This is where I started out in this community and I love it.

To read my last blog post on the SpiegelMom Scraps Blog use the link.

I am really excited to share this spring layout!! Here is a small little peek. Check out my blog post and you can see tons more close up pictures.

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Check out the SpiegelMom Scraps Store for all the fun sequins and feltie hearts I used.

Use my code and get a discount on your purchase.

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You can also see my process video on my Youtube Channel or in the blog post!!

Don’t forget next week I switch to the Youtube Squad. To make sure you see all my design team layouts and projects make sure you subscribe to their Youtube Channel.

Have an awesome and inspired Day!!

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SpiegelMom Scraps: Perfect Angel

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Aloha!! It’s Wednesday, Hump Day!! Which means I am up on the SpiegelMom Scraps Blog. I have really come to love, enjoy and look forward to these Wednesdays. It’s like a coffee date, or weekly dinner date with my friends, in a weird way. in a fun way. I hope you my scrappy friends have been enjoying and looking forward to our Wednesday scrappy dates!!

This week I am sharing this layout about my puppy and her obsession with stealing things that don’t belong to her. This time it was my son’s light saber.

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I also made a process video of my layout, which you can watch below.

 

You can find all the SpiegelMom Scraps Products in the Store. Use my code Hannah15 and can 15% off your order.

Also share and tag me and SpiegelMom Scraps with the things you make with your products, we love to be inspired by you!!

 

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SpiegelMom Scraps April Blog Hop

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Aloha My Scrappy friends!! Can you believe it’s April Already?!! I can’t, time is just flying by, and the days are starting to get longer and the air a bit less chillier. It feels like Spring here in The Pacific Northwest is finally on it’s way. Or at least today as I write this it is. The sun is warming the grass and the birds are chirping. Nature is coming alive.

You have probably found your way to my blog from Sarah’s blog. Isn’t her shaker so much fun?!! I am loving it and the colors.

Every month the SpiegelMom Scraps Design Team Meets up and joins in on a blog hop, sharing some stuff they are creating with their supplies. It’s always fun to check in with your friends and fave design team members. As a blog hopper, comment on all the blogs in the line up until April 3. Then April 5th Jody will announce a winner and they will receive a $10 store credit. Super awesome right?!

Down below my post you will be able to find the full lineup list so you can follow all the way through if you happen to get lost. Let’s get right to my layout, because that is why you are here right?!

This monthly scrappy friend and design team member Christy had a baby. A beautiful baby girl! I am so happy for her and her husband. Having a baby is such a fun and new experience each time.

Spring time always reminds me of births and rebirth of nature. The exclusive Spiegelmom Scraps Cut Files (which you can find of the Spiegelmom Scraps Blog) are perfect for this time of the year when many of us who are thinking about new beginnings. It has many sayings that about about babies too.

All of this makes me go down memory lane to the five, seven and eight years ago when I was lucky to have been giving the name of mother. It almost doesn’t even feel like all that long ago I was preparing for their arrivals and excited to see what they were going to look like.

Even though my journey to having children was quite easy and quick, It felt like forever in the moment. Maybe because I didn’t really know for a while what my future really would hold. I had always wanted to be a mother since a young child. It really was one of the only things I wanted to be. As a teen when I got quite sick and was dealing with all that stuff, my doctors told me they didn’t know what adult life would look like for me. At the age of 16 it was quite scary. My life really just begun. I wasn’t really ready to think about what it would be like to be an adult, even though at the time I couldn’t wait to grow up.

Looking back I realize what my doctors said was really based off of what they knew at the time (remember this was about 16 years ago) about my disease and illnesses. They didn’t know that with all the amazing research and medicine of the future would really make life so much better for people just like me fighting.

At that time though, I didn’t know if having kids would even be in the path for me. I do remember quite clearly hearing God say trust in him and I will get that family I really desired. So I lived that way, trusting God. That really is all we could ever do.

Years laters, I had been blessed with the children I had hoped and prayed for. With an amazing husband who walked through this journey with me, wanting the same things.

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As life who have it, we ended up having two girls first. Which I wasn’t upset about at all. I was excited to seeing their friendship because of how close they were in age (they are about 17months apart). When my husband and I were thinking of names for all our kids, we went with meaning and what those names represented. Being Christian and growing up reading the Old Testament, I had a strong understanding that names have such a big impact of who we are and what people think about us. Our name really is part of our character.

After long talks, like couples have together we talked about what these names meant to us. Trying so hard to find the perfect name fit for all our children. The easiest names would be for our son, Samuel Isaac.

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Just from my story and the fact that we wanted to work together in a ministry, the ministry of life or wherever God would lead us. Samuel and what he represented, How Hannah his mother wept and cried and begged God to give her a son, a baby. Someone to carry on the family line. God looked on her and smiled, and gave her a son. She then gave him back to God and his service and Samuel later became a great prophet and giver of advice for many great men in his time.

As with Isaac, he was the promised child of Abram who desired a family. God promised him ancestors as many as the Stars in the nighttime sky. Just like God promised me that things would work out for me, He did that for Abram and Sarai. That name seemed fitting for this son my Husband and I would have.

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It’s a strong name, a name with meaning, and i know his life will have great purpose. Just like all people. I am honored to be the one to give my soothe tools he will need to conquer this world we live in. To bring peace, joy, encouragement and love to those around him.

I can’t wait to see this life of his evolve!!

So I made this layout.

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I was looking through old photos, which are so disorganized, but that is for another post, and found this jewel!!

It was perfect for the exclusive cut files. I choose the Baby Boy cut file and cut it out of white card stock. I attached it to my layout with stitching. I made three passes of my machine in a light mint green color.

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I used the collection Little by Little from Shimelle. I love the little kid cartoon and spring feel. I thought it would go beautifully with my picture of Samuel, which happens to be the first set of images taken of him outside my tummy.

 

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I added Feltie Clouds and Hearts throughout the layout. I love how they help with that whimsy look. Along with puffy stickers and wood buttons I added Let’s Be Mermaids Sequins around the embellishment clusters.

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I kept my layers simple, by adding a few strips of paper around the layout. I also used the cut apart sheet with a lion and camera. The colors in this collection are so fun, and even though my son wasn’t born in the spring. I love the spring feel that is going on, because it reminds me of birth.

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I added a doily up in top cluster for texture. only a little bit is sticking out, which I really like. It doesn’t make the layout seem to girlie. I really try to think about that with my son’s layout, even though I know it really doesn’t matter.

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I also added a shipping tag (the top of it) at the bottom of my layout. I wanted to be able to connect the main part of the layout and flow all the way down. Even though I know I was adding quite a bit of journaling about Samuel’s name, I wanted something there. A tag with a feltie cloud was perfect.

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I hop you enjoyed seeing my layout as well as this blog hop. Be sure to stop by Khristina’s blog next and leave a comment.

I also hope you keep your eyes peeled at the SpiegelMom Scraps blog for the upcoming Design Team Assignment for the following, I for one am curious who will dazzle us in the upcoming year with their sequin love!!

Be sure to check out the SpiegelMom Scraps Store, there are tons of spring themed/colored sequin mixes to purchases. There is also tons of new Shimmerz products!! If you use my code Hannah15 for a 15% discount.

Here is one last look at my layout!!

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April Spiegelnom Scraps Design Team Blog Hop Lineup

SMS Blog www.spiegelmomscraps.com
Jody’s Blog: https://spiegelmomscraps.wordpress.com/
Lisa Kingston http://pinkglitterscrapper.blogspot.com/
Christy Harriman http://www.christysbeautifullife.wordpress.com
Sarah McClellan http://theadventuresofscrappysarah.blogspot.com
**** YOU ARE HERE****Hannah Lemieux http://www.scrapbookpagesandcupcakes.com/blog/
**** GO HERE NEXT**** Khristina Sorge http://redefinedkreative.blogspot.com
Sara Scraps https://sarascrapsblog.wordpress.com/blog/
Rachel Stewarthttps://wordsandpaperscraps.wordpress.com/
Laura Rumblehttp://beadsbuttonsandbirds.blogspot.com
Felicia Younghttp://rosescrapco.blogspot.com
Beth Solerhttp://scrappingwonders.com
Crafty Meggyhttp://www.craftymeggy.com/blog/
Thanks for joining me today and can’t wait to see you around!!
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SpiegelMom Scraps What About Wednesday: Forming Layers

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Aloha My Scrappy Peeps!!

It feels like forever that I have been over on my blog. It really has only been a week, but my friends it feels so much more. I really wish I could get into a better routine with blogging.. The thought of sharing something everyday or almost everyday seems so much fun too. Yet there are never enough hours in the day.

They are all so very busy and full with all the normal regular day to day, school, housework, and all that fun family jazz.

If you have any peeps you follow who have a great routine and want to share I would love to hear who you like to read from.

I don’t want to forget to share with you today , my SpiegelMom Scraps blog post for today.

I am making a layout with a loose grid design and I am forming lots of layers in that grid. Check it out.

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There will also be a process video on my Youtube channel as well, so look for that!!

Also I hope you head over to the SpiegelMomScraps Store and check out all the fun spring sequin mixes that were added this month. Perfect with all the fun new collections that came out.

If you happen to buy something use my code Hannah15 for 15% off your order.

Also On the news front, Have you checked this out!! Jody is doing a design Team Call for this upcoming year!! I hope you look into it, if you love sequins, love to create and share. This team is one of the best teams I have been on. Amazing!!

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SpiegelMom Scraps: What about wednesday Mixed Media Layout

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Aloha!!

I am up on the SpiegelMom Scraps Blog today sharing a mixed media layout I made.

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This was super fun to make, I hope you check it out and all the close ups on the Blog.

Also if you use my code Hannah15 in the SpiegelMom Scraps Store you can get 15% off your order. There are so many fun products and sequin mixes in the store to play with.

Have a great week!!

Hannah

 

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SpiegelMom Scraps February Team Up with Accent Scrapbooking and Blog Hop

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Aloha!! I hope you are looking for a treat today!! The SpiegelMom Scraps Design Team is Teaming up with Accent Scrapbooking.  I hope you click on the link and check out all the cool things they have in their store like awesome flair badges.

I am super excited to show you today what I made with the products from Accent Scrapbooking. I hope after you look at my work you continue on with the hop (and comment along the way too) and see how all the Sparklers have used the products from Accent Scrapbooking and SpiegelMom Scraps. I will have the line up at the end of my post so you can continue the hop if you happen to get lost. Like I mentioned be sure to comment on all the blog posts for a chance to win a $10 gift certificate  prize. Also be sure to check out the SpiegelMom Scraps Blog to see the free cut file for February.

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Many of us on the team decided to use this sketch designed by Laura Whitaker for the Blog Hop month. This sketch was a really fun design.

 

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I paired this die cut cookie with other embellishments to form a cluster. I added one of the Accent Scrapbooking Flair badges in the cluster. I went with the dot one, because it reminded me of the chocolate chips in the picture. I also added some baker’s twine and a feltie heart to the cluster.

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I moved the title from the left side to under the photo. I thought it looked less connected to the photo by being there. I also used multiple fonts for the title too. I wanted it to reflect a youth like feeling.

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I used a gold doily on the left side of the photo under the embellishment cluster there. I added a tag with twine, a ticket stab, another flair badge that has more dots on it. I also mixed sticker hearts and a feltie heart. I really like how it highlights the layers I used under the photo.

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I started off by using a paintbrush to drop Shimmerz on the white cardstock for my background. I used Vibez Razzle-dazzle and Spritz Bamboo Leaf . This green and purple color combo inspired me and I knew I wanted to sequin mixes Razzleberry and All Natural.

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I layered lots of ephemera and chipboard together at the top of the photo. using twine in the tag, it helps tie all the clusters together. I also added hearts in each cluster. I love all the little details that I added that really gives that cluster some life.

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With sequins from Razzleberry and All natural that also helps tie everything together. I love the colorful dots from the patterned paper I added to the top of the layout too. I really tried to use dots throughout the layout. IMG_2454

I added the date under my photo. I used tile alphas across the bottom of the photo to mimic that feel you get with the banner from the sketch. I also used vellum on the bottom. I really wanted most of the ink Shimmerz splatters to show up. I thought the ink splatters coming through the vellum would look really cool.

I definitely love this photo of my daughter enjoying her birthday gift this year. She has wanted an Easy Bake Oven for a while, but we wanted to wait until the other kids were old enough that they knew the rules about baking. Leilani had so much fun playing with it all on her own. She told me after that she wants to be a baker. Of course I figure she will change her mind about her career multiple times before she gets older. It is however good seeing her learn and grow.

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Here is the final layout. Other than wishing I had added ones for the journaling I am really pleased how this layout turned out. I loved the sketch, which really helped taking the struggle of coming up with a design all on my own. Also I really enjoyed using the Flair badges from Accent Scrapbooking. They were so fun.

Here Is the Hop Line Up

SMS Blog www.spiegelmomscraps.com
Jody’s Blog: https://spiegelmomscraps.wordpress.com/
Lisa Kingston http://pinkglitterscrapper.blogspot.com/
Christy Harriman http://www.christysbeautifullife.wordpress.com
Sarah McClellan http://theadventuresofscrappysarah.blogspot.com
>>>>Hannah Lemieux http://www.scrapbookpagesandcupcakes.com/blog/<<< You Are Here
>>>>>Khristina Sorge http://redefinedkreative.blogspot.com<<<<< GO HERE NEXT
Katty Miranda- https://www.kattymiranda.com
Evi Cortes http://www.lifewithevi.com/blog
Sara Scraps https://sarascrapsblog.wordpress.com/blog/
Rachel Stewart – https://wordsandpaperscraps.wordpress.com/
Laura Rumble – http://beadsbuttonsandbirds.blogspot.com
Felicia Young – http://rosescrapco.blogspot.com
Beth Soler – http://scrappingwonders.com
Crafty Meggy – http://www.craftymeggy.com/blog/

Thanks for taking the time to check out my blog post today. I had a lot of fun making my layout to share with you today. Don’t forget to head over to Khristina’s Blog and she what wonderful and inspiring layout she created with the Accent Scrapbooking  and SpiegelMom Scraps products.

Have an inspiring week!!

Hannah

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SpiegelMom Scraps What About Wednesday: Lazy Saturdays

Aloha!! I am up over at the SpiegelMom Scraps design team blog today sharing another layout for my Cozy album. I am using some fun Cozy sequins and feltie hearts this time!! You can check out that layout here.

Here is a fun sneak peek!!!

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Also you can watch my Youtube process video here as well.

 

I hope you check out the Spiegelmom Scraps Store and use my code Hannah15 and you can get 15 % off your order.

Have an inspired Week!!

Hannah

 

 

 

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What About Wednesday: Laura’s October Sketch Challenge

Aloha My Scrappy Friends!!

It’s officially Autumn, I have had a Starbucks Pumpkin Spice latte and this week I made pumpkin soup. I make this soup every fall. It doesn’t feel like fall without it. Boy, did it taste so delicious too. Perfect for the chilly and cloudy days we have been having this week.

I want to share with you the layout I made for the SpiegelMom Scraps Blog. I am tackling Laura’s October Sketch Challenge. I hope you check it out. You can see the sketch over at the SpiegelMom Scraps Facebook Group.

I should have a process video for this layout later this week too!!

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I hope you are having a great week!! I will be around later this week sharing some more layouts and I am thinking I am going to have an update blog post too. One where I just gab away, because you all know how easy that is for me!!

Hannah

 

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