I wanted to share it with you today. I have been so bad lately about sharing the layouts I have been creating. I have been creating a lot lately too.
I really love how this layout turned out. When I started it I knew I wanted to be inspired by the galaxy type art work. Other than that though I had no big idea on how it would come together. Though this is nothing new, a lot of times I just go with the flow. This really is the best way I create. Having no boundaries.
Here is how the layout turned out.
You can watch my process video below
I hope you enjoy!!
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I hope you had a wonderful Mother’s day yesterday!! I was able to lounge around my house, watch sappy chick flick movies, cuddle my kids, hubby and dog, and not cook. That is pretty good in my house, because cooking and cleaning and getting up and down from the couch if I choose to relax is so common. Like most moms, it is nice to have a day where your kids try to remember to do things for you all day long.
Today I want to share a shaker 6X8 page protector insert that I made to go in my Week In The Life album I am putting together.
It is a small fun way to have some color and a bit of embellishing considering most of my album is simple and filled with words and stories and the photos that go along with the stories.
I used a 6X8 page protector with the 2X2 squares. I really don’t like adding photos to those since you can’t really see most in them anyway. Filling them with some chipboard embellies and some sequins is a way to add something special to my album with not to much effort.
I did need to use my fuse for the protector to close the little pockets. I also used an old sticker package for the thin acetate the stickers were on. I added my number Thickers on the acetate so it would appear to be floating. The sticker acetate is much thinner so it is really hard to see it. As long as you keep it clean, it shouldn’t show angle either.
You should let the alphas or numbers on the acetate dry before inserting them into the 2X2 pockets.
Next I picked two round elements, a wood veneer and a foam black thicker from Amy Tangerine. I added Pocket Full of Posies Sequins to those pockets and fused them shut.
I pulled out my Love U tons felt hearts in white and pale yellow. I used my mini stapler to keep two hearts that are different sizes together.
I filled the bottom pocket with the hearts and Jaded Hearts sequins. I used my fuse to close that pocket.
A little piece of advice I want to add is, make sure your fuse is hot but not too hot or the page protector will melt and not fuse properly. Also make sure the pockets that have the sticker packaging to hold the numbers and other stickers, isn’t too high. If you fuse with the sticker packaging in between the protector it won’t fuse. The Fuse is not hot enough to melt the sticker packaging, and it will just melt your protector.
After all my shaker pockets were filled I fused them and looked through my chipboard and other stickers to add a few more elements to my page. I choose stickers so when I placed them inside the pockets of the protectors they would stick on their own and stay suspended in the middle of the pocket. Later they may need a little dab of liquid glue to stay put for years. If you are wooded that that won’t hold you can also use a small strip of redline tape too.
I used some staples for my bigger chipboard pieces that were on top of the protector for a fun element.
This shaker pocket protector was really simple and quick to put together. It is a fun element to add to my Week In The Life album. The spring sequin mixes in the SpeigelMom Scraps store are an excellent choice to add a bit of color to my album as well.
To watch my tutorial on the SpiegelMom Scraps Youtube Look Below:
Be sure to check out the Blog for other fun and amazing ideas as well. This year we have three different teams within the whole team, the ladies at the blog aren’t sharing on the Youtube channel, so you will see a great variety of projects and ideas all over social where you enjoy looking for it.
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.
I hope you October has been going well? Mine has been flying by, I feel this way every year. The days fly by and before we know it, it will be Christmas :0
In hopes of slowing down I am still scrapping Autumn. Plus I just can’t seem to get enough of all the cool tones, glittering frost, and cozy fussy socks. I may be over scrapping Autumn this year but I am loving every minute of it!!
I am making a Cozy themed 8 1/2 x 11 album, where I am making layouts of Autumn and Winter things that center around cozy. I am adding recipes and other traditions we have at our household that we mainly do in the Autumn and Winter months.