Monday, June 19, 2017

Bitten by the Bug 2 Challenge (Birds)


Hi, Crafters!
It's time for a new challenge over at Bitten By the Bug 2!
Remember to always include a 
Cricut cartridge cut or Cricut digital library cut 
on your project plus the current theme. 

This Week's Challenge Theme


June 19 - Birds

My Design Team Project


12x12 Scrapbook Layout.  You will need to own the Cricut cartridge I used or have a subscription to Cricut Access to be allowed to cut these images.

Cricut cartridge - Hoot 'n Holler
Cardz TV Stamps

Here's a tip about my 12x12 scrapbook layouts. It kills me to use a full 12x12 color cardstock for the background. So what I do is use a piece of 12x12 cardstock I've used to cut out Cricut die cuts. I then cut my white cardstock or pattern paper at 11 3/4" x 11 3/4" (sometimes 11 1/2" x 11 1/2"). Here's a look at this same layout on the other side. 


Here is the front before I adhere any die cuts and photo mats. 
See? You can't even tell it's had dies cut out!
And no one will see this when I slide in another layout into the page protector.
You'll see the owls on one page, and when you turn this,
you'll see another completed layout. I put my layouts back to back in one sleeve to accomplish this.


Ha! I love this little cheat. :)


Thanks so much for stopping by.
Don't forget to link up your Cricut project over at Bitten By the Bug 2!



7 comments:

  1. Such a lovely layout Janis! I love owls so this really makes me smile!
    Hugs,
    Jo

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  2. OMG Janis What an adorable Layout....You sure came up with lots of cute and incredible ideas for your total look and your layout is Spectacular. I just adore the way you scrap and you definitely know how to spread that Scraptabulous Inspiration!! YOU so ROCK!!

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  3. What a great idea to use your paper so frugally. I hate to waste my paper, too. I will keep you trick in mind. I love, love these cute owls and this awesome Layout. Great use of the stamps, too.

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  4. love the tip. my friend does this too for even smaller cuts - her reasoning is that she cuts down on the weight of her album. it makes sense. I almost used these same owls - they are so darn cute, and the white bkgrd makes them pop

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  5. Oh my...this is adorable! Love owls, and your LO is absolutely perfect!

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  6. Fabulous layout! Those owls are just so cute and I love your color choices. The tip is great too!

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