Baby Mini Album using Altenew’s Reflection Scrapbook Collection

Hello everyone!!  I’m up on Altenew’s Scrapbook Blog today showing you how I created a 3D Scrapbook Page using the Reflection Scrapbook Collections Kit.

Take a look:

Altenew Reflection Scrapbook Collection

To see how I created this baby mini album with a complete tutorial head on over to Altenew’s Scrapbook Blog.  I can’t wait to see what you think!

Supplies used:

(Thank you so much for stopping by. Compensated affiliate links used at no cost to you.  All products were personally purchased.  This post was not paid or sponsored. )

scrapbook collection kit  heartfelt sentimentsAltenew Baby Balloon Stamp SetAltenew Artist Markers  Altenew Glue Tape Altenew Bold Alphabet Die

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Altenew Scrapbook Collection Blog Hop + Giveaway

Hello everyone and welcome to Altenew’s Scrapbook Collection Blog Hop!! Today we are showcasing the amazing Reflection Scrapbook Collection.  If you’ve arrived here from awesome Elsie Robinson’s blog, then you are on the right track. If you arrived here on your own, then you will want to start at the beginning, the Altenew Scrapbook Blog so that you don’t miss a thing!

Take a look at my layout:

reflection scrapbook collection

For this layout, I used the pattern paper from the Reflection Scrapbook Collection to create the circle patten behind my photo.

I used a 2in circle punch to punch out 4 circles out of the different pattern papers that has matching colors in the photo.

Then I trimmed the photo down to fit over the circles without totally covering them.

To add dimension behind the photo, I cut two black and white pieces of the pattern paper and adhered it to the back of the photo.

Once the circles and the photo were adhered down, the page looked to white so I used Altenew Frayed Leaf Ink Spray to add splatters around the focal point of the page.

After the ink dried, I placed the title down using the letter stickers that come in the kit.

To finish the page off, I placed some the the chipboard in the kit on top of the photo and under the title of the page.  Adding the date to the bottom of the page using the rotary stamp which is also included in the Reflection Scrapbook Collection.

Let’s take a closer look:

So what do you think?  Would you use pattern paper to create different shapes to use on your layouts?  I would love to hear what you think below!

What is a blog hop without an amazing gift? Yayyy!!


  • Altenew is giving away a $50 gift certificate to THREE lucky winners! Please leave a comment on the Altenew Scrapbook Blog by Wednesday, July 19th at 11:59pm EDT for a chance to win. The winners will be announced on the Altenew Scrapbook Blog on Saturday, July 22nd.
  • In addition I have a $30 gift certificate to giveaway from comments left on this post by Wednesday, July 19th at 11:59pm EDT for a chance to win.

Next Stop on this Blog Hop is the talented:

Irit Landgraf

You do not want to miss out on her beautiful creations!!  It is sure to please, trust me!!

Just in case you lose your place along the way, here is the complete list of participants so that you can find your way back:


Enza Gudor

Paige Evans

Missy Whidden

Sandra Dietrich

Meghann Andrew

Stefanie Ried

Flora Monika Farkas

Claudia van Rooijen

Elsie Robinson

Kymona Tracey ← you are here

Irit Landgraf

Elena Morgun

AhSang Jung

Eunyoung Lee

Anna Komenda

Lilith Eeckels

Terhi Koskinen

Before you go, check out Altenew’s new promotions:

Supplies used:

(Thank you so much for stopping by. Compensated affiliate links used at no cost to you.  All products were personally purchased.  This post was not paid or sponsored. )

scrapbook collection kit ink spray

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Using Pattern Paper to Create a CAS Card

Hello everyone!! I’m here today using pattern paper to create a CAS card. Gossamer Blue is a monthly crafts club dedicated to inspiring and motivation memory keepers and crafters alike.

Each month they come out with 3 different types of kits:

  1. Scrapbook Kit
  2. Life Pages Kit
  3. Planner Kit

Each kit is full of amazing goodies!

Here are some peeks at some of the kits:

Planner Kit Goodies

Life Pages Kit Goodies

 I used the Planner Pages Kit paper to create my card, take a look:

Here’s how I created this card:

  1. Cut the card base to 4.25 by 11, scored at 5.50.
  2. Cut the pattern paper to 4.25 by 5.50.
  3. Adhered the pattern paper to the card front using Tombow Mono Adhesive + Permanent.
  4. Using Lawn Fawn Stitched Heart Envelope Die cut the small note card out of Bristol cardstock.
  5. Use the Mini MISTI to stamp the sentiment from The Stamp Market You Are My Fave stamp set on the die cut notecard using Versafine Onyx Ink.
  6. Add 3M foam adhesive to the note card and adhere it to the center of the card front.

Nice, easy and a great way to use up pattern paper.

What do you think? Please let me know below. I would love to hear from you.

Supplies used:

Lawn Fawn - Lawn Cuts - Dies - Stitched Heart EnvelopeMini MISTI - Most Incredible Stamp Tool Invented 

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Did You Hear the News Shaker Card

Hello everyone!!  Did you hear the news?  I’m guest designing for Gerda Steiner Design this month!!  I’m super excited!!

I’m up on their blog showing you how I used the What’s New stamp set to make this cute shaker card:


Stop on by Gerda Steiner Design blog to see the full card and tutorial.

Please let me know what you think.  I would love to hear from you.

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