Spring Layout | Love You

Spring is in the air! The blossoms opening up, the sweet scents of the season to come, and a promise of a fresh start are just some of the reasons this can be a favorite season! Let’s celebrate, and get creating!

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Supplies used:

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To begin, choose your stencil and embellishment mousse.

You will then layer on your embellishment mousse in the desired areas. Then, allow to dry, or use your heat tool to speed up the drying time.

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Next, you will choose your patterned paper to make the delicate heart die. Your Tim Holtz snips will come in handy, to poke out the little pieces from this intricate type of die cut!

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Add your deluxe adhesive to the delicate heart, and adhere to doily.  Then, adhere your doily to your paper, overlapping the embellishment mousse.

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Next, you will create the heart die cut.  This die cut was borrowed, and you can make one and then have an original to trace, as this project shows.

You will then use your paper distresser along the edges of the heart.  EYamabe.TonicSpringLayout - 7.jpg

After you choose your embossing powder, you will create your sentiment Love You More next.

Using a scallop circle punch, you will punch out a 3″ scallop circle from white cardstock.

Stamp the image with versamark ink.

Add your embossing powder over your stamped image.  Tap off the excess powder.

Use your embossing gun or heat tool to allow your embossing powder to set.

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Ink your edges with any distress ink you desire.

Add your glitter accents adhesive to the outside edges.

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Your cute little banner comes next!

Choose any four of the banners from the Tonic decorative banners die cut set.

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You will create two sets of those four banner die cuts.

Apply the deluxe adhesive to the decorative side of your banner pieces.

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Lastly, you will add some Nuvo Crystal drops to the tops of your decorative banners, and voila!  Your beautiful spring layout is here!

Thank you for stopping by and making Tonic a part of your creative day!





Our Man Jackson Layout

One thing I love to do is to scrapbook.  I might not always take the time to create a layout, but when I do, I really love to use all kinds of techniques and different products.  For this layout of my great nephew, Jackson, I used fun foam to create a stamp so that I could heat emboss on the base layer of my layout.

Here are the supplies I used to create my layout:

To begin, die cut the Winter Snowflake die from the fun foam.  Add just a dot of the glue pen to the middle of the fun foam and adhere it to the acrylic block.  That will keep the “stamp” onto the block until you are done stamping with it!


Ink up the fun foam stamp with embossing ink and stamp all over the gray cardstock and sprinkle on the Shimmering Pearl embossing powder.  After you tap off the excess powder, use your Heat Tool to emboss the snowflakes.


Using 3 different patterns of paper, I die cut some of the decorative bunting die set.  Using my tiny hole punch, I punched holes in each side of the bunting pieces and threaded twine thru the holes.  I also added just a thin strip of glitter paper into place so that it would look like my bunting was hanging from something.  Here is my bunting with some 3d foam squares.  You can see the shimmering snowflakes, too!


Here is my completed layout.  I used the DuoCap Initials – Pretoria die sets for his name and the title.  The great thing about these dies sets are you can use them two ways…..just the decorative outside or the plain inside letter!  I added some of the extra bunting pieces behind the two rectangle- shaped pictures.  I used the Mixed Edge Oval Layering Basics dies to die cut a mat and small picture.  Here is a closer look..



I think we can all agree that my great nephew, Jackson, is quite the man!  Thanks for stopping by today!  Be sure to give the fun foam stamp technique a try!