home sweet home | alexandra renke

hi everyone, i have a fun new layout to share… i started this big project with coloring and die cutting… fussy cutting and layering. this layout was ment to be online last week, but some family stuff needed me… so, here it is…

this is a picture from the flowers i did before i started the layout…


this project is for the Alexandra Renke Design Team and oh my… have you checked the store lately? soooo many awesome new things, seriously beautiful!! I used some magnolia Dies (Set 1 and the big one) and some pretty patterned papers („Schmetterling rose„, „Kranz mit Rosen„, „Gitter Schwarz„, „Eukalyptus Äste“ and „Häuser Home„)

i colored the paper with Magical powders and you can find them also in the Alexandra Renke Store… check them out!


the black splatters were made with William Mitchell Acrylic Ink „jet black“ and i love it! the scrobbles you can see behind the flowers is a stamp from Prima Marketing and i really like how this is looking here


i am so in love with this page and with the big new alpha dies form Alexandra!!
I have a process video for this layout and let me tell you one thing… SORRY for my voice 😉 i have a bad throat and i am a bit hoarse… but please, check out my channel HERE


thank you so much for stopping by today


LOVE YOU | Paige Evans

Hi everyone, i am back again and I have a new layout for. For this page I used Paige’s Love You cut file and her Whimsical collection.


I cut the Love You from white cardstock using a Silhouette Cameo and backed the open letters with Paper 16 and Paper 19. I wanted to have some mixed media in the background so I grabbed one of my favorite heart stencils and modeling paste. I used Shimmerz and watercolors to mix the perfect shades of purple. I used 3D squares for the cut file to raise it up and to create shadows and dimension. The picture I scrapped is a small one of my hubby. I decided to go with black & white just because of all the purple I am using here. I fussy cut matching embellishments: hearts from Paper 11, flowers from Paper 14, and random words from Paper 18.


I also created layered hearts to fill the open spaces. I used tissue paper and stitched all of the layers together. The thread also gives extra texture and interest. I placed all of the embellishments pretty close together, all around my photo. Some flowers from the Floral Die Cuts were also added to the mix of pretty purple stuff. I scattered a lot of little hearts around the cut file and I really love how this layout turned out. Be sure to check out Paige’s cut files for ideas and inspiration. I always get ideas and I always find a perfect cut file for my next project!


please check out my YOUTUBE channel for a process Video for this layout… thank you!



YOU | Alexandra Renke

hi everyone, today a short post from me. I am still sick, stomach flu, but i made it to the scrap-table! yay me! I got some awesome new stuff from Alexandra Renke and i needed to play with the awesomeness right away… okay, after a few days off, sick in bed!!


I grabbed the stencil, the yarn and the Schmincke texture paste from the february „Kreativbox“ – the little series called „summer pattern“ … i grabbed a heart patterned paper, a soft pink paper with big dots on it and some pretty NEW stuff that will hit the store on wednesday, (2/13/19) – awesome new dies, papers and more!!


I used some magical powder for the background, mixed with some shimmerz paints! love how it looks! The journaling is just a note about the fact, that i really like to get some selfies from my hubby.


so much dimension, so many pretty layers… some enamel dots for color accents and gold splatters for the win 😉


The word YOU was made with a new alpha die set – it´s gorgeous!! Also available next week, you need to check it out!!

I also have a process video for you to watch, please feel free to jump over to my youtube channel 🙂 thank you!


Sketch inspired Layout | Vicki Boutin

Hi everyone, i have a new Layout to share. It´s February and we will share some new Challenges over the month and we´re starting with a Sketch.
I´ve created the Sketch and i hope you´re inspired to use it for your next project. Here you go…


I stayed pretty close to the sketch and started my project with some pretty papers and heart punches. I layered three or four paper hearts with some tissue paper and tulle together and stitched through the middle of all pieces. Then i ruffled up the edges for some dimension. I really love how they turned out.

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I decided to go with some soft colors today, mint and light pink. I did some stamping and fussy cutting for some black details. The floral stamps from the Field Notes Collection are my favorites… I also grabbed a kraft tag and some tiny pictures from my craft room. I know, it is a love layout but hey, i really love my studio and i am way to proud of it 😉

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I added two big stripes of the Acrylic Paint on the upper right corner, like the sketch shows. I also did some stencil work with the Stencil Brush and some Art Crayons. I love the soft colors and i love how the kraft tag is looking on top of it.

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I had a look into the „All the Good Things“ Frames DieCuts and grabbed a few of them. I wanted to stay in the same colors and i found some pretty pieces… i also added some bits from the „Field Notes“ Journaling pieces. I LOVE how easy you can mix the collection together! You can see that i also added some black&white details to the mix, i really love how this is looking.

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I layered everything pretty close behind my picture and i ruffled up all of the edges for some texture and dimension. 3D squares were used for even more dimension. I placed the black and white floral pieces between the layers and i love how it looks. The hearts were placed around the big cluster of papers and the picture. I also added a piece of twin to the tag, i grabbed one in brown and white because of the kraft papers and the layered hearts.

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I scattered some black and mint/turquoise Enamel Dots around everything and i am totally happy with it. The sketch shows some layered paper pieces on top of the paper and i decided to go with pink and kraft here. I used my notebook punch for the edge from the pink paper. I ruffled up the edges for some shadow and dimension… this page is done and i LOVE it!

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I have a process Video for you up on my YouTube Channel… CLICK HERE!

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Thank you so much for stopping by today


Supply List:
Foundation Paper
Color Pop Acrylic Paints {Set 2 + 3}
Stencil Brush
Art Crayons {warm} and {cool}
Field Notes:
12×12 Paper Pad
Journaling DieCut Pieces
Stamp and Die Set {shine}
Stencil Set {ink spill}
All the Good Things:
12×12 Paper Pad
Die-Cut Frames Pack

make art | alexandra renke

i have a second layout to share today… i´ve made this for the Alexandra Renke team and i used some stunning papers… you´ll find the papers here


i really love how this one turned out… have you ever tried Magical powder from Lindy´s?? If not, please do it! i have used them for my mixed media background today and i am SO in love with them


and yes, i just wanna make nice things!
the patterned papers i´ve used today are made for fussy cutting, right?



i also have a process video for this project and if you want to watch it, please feel free to CLICK HERE! enjoy watching it

thanks for stopping by today



grateful | paige evans & silhouette


Hi everyone, i am back again and I have a new layout for. For this page I used Paige´s Layered Flower cut file and her Whimsical Collection, mixed with some Papers from the Pick Me Up Collection.
I cut the layered Flower from different patterned papers (Whimsical Paper 03 and Paper 17 – Pick Me Up Paper 09, 17 and 23) with my Silhouette Cameo. I used hot glue as my adhesive for all the layers, just because I love how it gives dimension and it is quick and easy, too!
I decided to work on black Cardstock today but I wanted to have some white accents on it. I used a striped stencil and white acrylic paint for it and because I love how white is working on black I added tons of white splatters too!


I placed my picture on the right side from the page and placed the layered flowers around it. I also did some fussy cutting on Whimsical Paper 03 (from the 12×12 Paper Pad with Foil Accents) for some white/gold leaves and on Pick Me Up Paper 02 for matching little flower clusters.  I simply stuck the leaves between all of the flowers with some adhesive foam and/or hot glue. But I wanted to have some more leaves, which I placed around the big flower cluster; the leaves are all included in the Floral Die Cuts.


I grabbed three chipboard stickers from the Pick Me Up Collection; they were totally matching my theme and colors. I placed them between the flowers and on top of the photo. I used a big Tassel Paper Clip for my picture and also some more flower stickers from the Sticker Book. The golden scallop sticker behind my photo is from the Whimsical Sticker Sheet and I really love how it looks there.


I used the Mini Foam Alpha for the year underneath the flowers and the last things i´ve added are even more white acrylic paint splatters. I had a lot of fun with this project and I is my “happy to be me” reminder for this year!


I really hope this inspires you to create your own “I am happy to be me” project very soon. Be sure to check out Paige´s cut files for ideas and inspirations. I always get ideas and I always find a perfect cut file for my next project!
Thanks so much for stopping by and I wish you all a great day