Little Moments

Hello Everyone!

Today I have a layout to share that I created using the October 2016 Clique Kit that features Pinkfresh Studio Indigo Hills!  This kit also has some beautiful papers from Simple Stories Posh collection and a fun mix of embellishments that include Clique Kits exclusives!

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I am also using a beautiful cutfile from 17Turtles designed by Juliana Michaels that you can pick up for free on her website!  Make sure to check out her other cutfiles too!

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Juliana has a great blog post on this cut file that you can check out HERE with great tutorial on using the cutfile to cut out your pattern paper pieces to back the file!  It has to much faster than tracing and cuting it out by hand like I did!

I cut my file out with some white cardstock from My Minds Eye that I picked up in the Clique Kits shop!  I love this cardstock and has become a must in my stash!

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Embellishments I did keep pretty light so the background took the main focus but I did add some of the ephemera pieces from the October kit and some white thread from my stash!

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The little moments acrylic piece is from Color Cast Designs and was included in the June 2016 Clique Kit that you can check out and pick up HERE!  I have been hoarding this piece forever and I think this was the perfect layout to finally use it on!  Here is a look at my final layout!  I just love how it tured out!

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You can check out my process video on my YouTube channel and get a little story behind the photo HERE!  Thank you so much for stopping my blog today!  Let me know what you think of my layout today by leaving me a comment down below!

 

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Hey Everyone!  Wow!  It has been a very  long time since I have posted to my blog!!  This will change in 2017!  I will be blogging more, sharing more videos and just creating more!  Enjoying what I love to do and documenting every moment of our lives!  I wanted to pop in quick today and let you know I have a new layout up on the Clique Kits blog using the beauitful January 2017 kit!  Clique Kits also has a very limited Valentine kit that is the perfect partner to the January kit!

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I would love for you to head on over the Clique Kits blog and check out my latest layout using these kits!

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Both kits are jam packed full of yummy products and if you are not a subsriber to Clique Kits no need to worry!  Anyone can purchase the limited edition Valentine Kit featuring Heart Day by Crate Paper!

Thanks so much for stopping by today!  I will be back tomorrow with another layout using these fabulous kits and adds!  Here is a little sneak of what you will see!

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Clique Kits September Blog Share

Welcome to the Clique Kits September Blog Share!  You should have arrived from Gia’s blog but if you were just stopping by for a visit then CLICK HERE to start the hop from the beginning!  Today we are sharing projects using the September 2016 kit!

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This  kit is still available in the Clique Kits shop so grab it before it is gone HERE!  Today I had some fun with one of the September exclusive cut files available with the kit!

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My layout today is clean and simple with a lot of white and I just love it!  I cut out the Dream cut file a lot of times out of white cardstock and used a white background for my layout!  I placed my photo in the center with only a couple layers behind it!

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I love the alphas included in this months kit from Fancy Pants Designs!  I used them for my title and love how clean they look!  Here is a look at my final layout using the September Kit!

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Today is the last day of our past kit sale!  Kits are $19.99 until midnight tonight!  Also get ready for a new Limited Editon Travelers Notebook kit coming soon!  This kit is a special kit for fall and to help document 30 days of gratitude with tons of inspiration and a free class for subscribers and for anyone purchasing the kit!

Thanks so much for stopping by today!  Your next stop is NICOLE!  Enjoy the hop and have a great day!

 

Here is the full line up!

September 2016 Line-Up
Clique Kits https://cliquekits.wordpress.com/
Gia Lau https://giaaloha.wordpress.com/
Erica Thompson https://ericarosecreates.wordpress.com/
Nicole Martel https://nicolemartel.blogspot.com
*Marcia Dehn-Nix http://onescrapatatime-bymumsie.blogspot.com/
Kim Allen http://kimsscrappyblog.blogspot.com/
*Melissa Vining http://yesterday2day4ever.blogspot.co.nz//
*Donna Espiritu http://scrappydonna.blogspot.com/
*Leigh Ann Odynski http://www.artfulleighcreative.com
Sandy Gonzalez http://craftythought.com
*Elisabetta Margini https://abcdeliblog.blogspot.com/
*Aliza Deutsch http://peopleofthescrapbook.blogspot.com
Sara Mishler https://sarascrapsblog.wordpress.com/

Clique Kits August Blog Share

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Hello Hello and welcome to the Clique Kits August Blog Share and September Kit reveal!  I am so excited that you are all joining us today and we hope that you leave the hop feeling inspired and ready to create!

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If this is your first blog share with Clique Kits then let me give you a little run down on what it is all about!  Each month the Design Team and any subscibers that want to join in share projects made with the current kit!  Kinda like a pep rally for the big event and that big event being the reveal of our next kit!  It is a great way to share what we have all been creating with the kit and inspire others who have yet to crack open that kit!  For me it is something I look forward to each month!  We spend so much time and pour our hearts into each kit and makes me happy to see our subscibers projects and memories documented!  If you are not yet a subscriber we would love to have you join us!  Only a few spots open beginning with out September kits which is one of my favorites!!  CLICK HERE to subscribe or to purchase a la carte then CLICK HERE!

Now onto my project for today!!  I had so much fun with the August kit!  You can gran one for yourself HERE in the shop!  I wanted to pull out an old cutfile that is one of my favorites from May 2015!

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I backed some of the circles with pattern paper from the kit and also from the 6×6 paper pad that was an add on for August!  I love picking up the 6×6 pads because they are perfect for backing cut files like this!

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The photo I am documenting is of our daughter on her first day of school!  She is our only daugher and boy is she a busy girl!  She keeps us on our toes that is for sure!  She is not much for the color pink so I was surprised when she picked this pink shirt to wear on the first day!  Of coarse I need to highlight that pink by cutting the file out in pink!

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I added some buttons from the fabulous May Flaum 28 Lilac Lane collection!  I have had these in my stash since the CHA show and I am so happy to use them on this layout!  Here is a look at my final layout!

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For your chance to win an August kit of your own make sure to comment along the way!  The more comments you leave the more chances you have to win!  Your next stop in the hop is Kat!  We hope you enjoy the hop and have a wonderful day!  For a look at the beautiful September kit please check it out down below!!

August 2016 Line-Up
Clique Kits https://cliquekits.wordpress.com/
Gia Lau https://giaaloha.wordpress.com/
Erica Thompson https://ericarosecreates.wordpress.com/
*Kat Benjamin  http://kraftykat9.blogspot.com
*Marcia Dehn-Nix http://onescrapatatime-bymumsie.blogspot.com/
Kim Allen http://kimsscrappyblog.blogspot.com/
*Maryam Perez http://maryamperez.blogspot.com/
*Caroli Schulz http://www.carolinaschulz.com/
*Melissa Vining http://yesterday2day4ever.blogspot.co.nz//
*Leeann Pearce  http://thepaintbrushgoesspottie.blogspot.com.au/
Sara Mishler https://sarascrapsblog.wordpress.com/
Donna Espiritu http://scrappydonna.blogspot.com/
Leigh Ann Odynski http://www.artfulleighcreative.com

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Pretty Little Studio Guest Designer & Giveaway

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I have had such a great time being the Guest Designer for Pretty Little Studio!  The Here Comes the Sun collection was so fun to work with and I still have a lot of product and projects to share so stay tuned!  Today I want to share two more layouts using this awesome collection designed by Marie-Pierre Capistran!  This first layout I used The Hello Hearts cut file from The Cut Shoppe!

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I just love the colors in this collection and fun backing this cut file with the beautiful papers!  The photo is of my little Eli and my niece.  I love the how light and airy this layout turned out!

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My next layout used the Addicted to Love cut file from The Cut Shoppe and I just love this cut file!!  I backed some of the file with pattern paper from the Here Comes the Sun collection and added some black cardstock behind some of the tiny hearts.

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I just love the die cuts in the Here Comes the Sun collection so I added some around my photo and backed my photo with lots of paper scraps from backing the cut file!  Here is a look at the final layout and a few more close ups!

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You can pick up the Here Comes the Sun 6×6 paper pads in the Clique Kits shop or you can grab them and more of the collection HERE at Pretty Little Studio!  I have also picked a few of my favorite products from Pretty Little Studio and you have a chance to win them HERE!

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Thank you so much for stopping by today!

 

XOXO-Erica

Pretty Little Studio Guest Designer

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I am so excited to be Guest Designer over at Pretty Little Studio and I wanted to share a couple of the projects I have made using the Here Comes the Sun Collection!

For my first project I used a cut file from Wilna Furstenberg and added some watercolors that matched the collection.

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I used the papers from the collection to add layers behind my photo and I just love these Think Positive stickers from the collection!  They are perfect to add to your layouts!

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My second project used a cut file from Creative Scrappers called 36 Slices of Pie!  I used some of the 6×6 papers from the collection to back the cutfile!  I just love all the pretty colors in this collection!

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I love how this one turned out and I even added some stitching with my sewing machine!  I added a few flowers from the die cut packs and used some new Pink Paislee foam Thicker words for my title!

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I hope you like my layouts so far!  Please make sure to stop by the Pretty Little Studio blog and check out their shop as well!!  You will love all the fabulous products in the shop!  Thanks so much for stopping by today and I hope you enjoy your day!

 

Clique Kits July Blog Share

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Hey Everyone and welcome to the Clique Kits July Blog Share!  You should have arrived from Gia’s Blog but if you did not and want to start the hop from the beginning please CLICK HERE!   Today we are sharing projects using the July 2016 Clique kit that featured the Life Noted collection by Pinkfresh Studio!  The design team and subscribers along with some of the Clique Kits Co Founders have a great line up for you today and we hope you enjoy all the inspiration!  For a chance to win a July kit of your own remember to leave comments along the way!

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Today I am going to be creating some pocket pages and using the beautiful 6×8 album from Ashley Goldberg that is available in the Clique Kits shop!

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I have a ton of photos with our kids and fur kids so I want to create an album to document all these photos!  This album will be perfect!  This album has a nice thick binding so perfect for documenting tons of photos!

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I kept these pages nice and simple and I want to focus more on the photos and the stories so embellishing will be kept very light!

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I used the pocket pages that came in the album and one is a 3×4 pocket page and the other is a 6×8.  The Clique Kits shop does also carry other refills at a great price!  I really love the 6×8 size pages!  Creating a small layout like this was quick, easy and fun!  If you are short on creative time then these pocket page albums are fantastic to get your memories documented!

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To see my full process I would love for you to check out my video listed below or you can CLICK HERE!  Your next stop in the hop is Justyna!  Here is the full line up for you as well!

July 2016 Line-Up
Clique Kits https://cliquekits.wordpress.com/
Gia Lau https://giaaloha.wordpress.com/
Erica Thompson https://ericarosecreates.wordpress.com/
*Justyna Kowron http://made-by-justt.blogspot.com/
*Elisabetta Margini https://abcdeliblog.blogspot.com/
*Aliza Deutsch http://peopleofthescrapbook.blogspot.com/
*Candace Perkins http://findingeverydayperfection.com/
Janet Perafan-Babar http://janetperafanbabar.blogspot.com/
Sandy Gonzalez http://craftythought.com
Kim Allen http://kimsscrappyblog.blogspot.com/
*Leeann Pearce http://thepaintbrushgoesspottie.blogspot.com/
*Kim Oedekoven http://krodesigns.blogspot.com/
Maryam Perez http://maryamperez.blogspot.com/
Caroli Schulz www.carolinaschulz.com
Donna Espiritu http://scrappydonna.blogspot.com/
Sara Mishler www.sarascrapsblog.wordpress.com
Leigh Ann Odynski http://www.artfulleighcreative.com

Thank you all so much for stopping and I hope you have a great rest of your day!!  Enjoy the hop and remember to leave commments below for a chance to win a July 2016 kit!!  Don’t forget today is also August Kit Reveal!!!  If you are not yet a subscriber we would love to have you join the Clique!!

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