Welcome to "What's New Wednesday"! Every Wednesday, our designers will be sharing projects using the latest and greatest products from Bella Blvd. Especially our newest collections, which our designers are having so much fun creating with!
“Halloween Cutie”, by Becki Adams.
Cutting the Trick or Treat Borders paper into strips and cutting the ends into banner shapes makes for a fun but simple background. With only a few embellishments and a journaling card this layout is complete!
Trick or Treat: Pick a Punkin', Daily Deals, Alpha+Bits, Tabs, Paper Pieces, Borders; Crochet Hearts: Orange
“Sweeter With You” card, by Laurie Schmidlin.
I love to make pocket cards! There are so many different possible goodies to stuff into the pocket but I am really smitten with the new Daily Details (Project Life sized cards) right now! I decided to create a little tag using one of them (from the new Play Date collection) that the recipient could also use as a book mark. To create the pocket, I just stitched a piece of vellum over a piece of Play Date patterned paper, making sure to keep the top open. It's so easy to make, but adds a little more fun to a regular card!
Play Date: Catching Bugs, Daily Details, Alpha+Bits; Ciao Chip Elements: Stars & Hearts; Button Market: Red Flowers
“This Is Awesome” card, by Laurie Schmidlin.
With my kids back in school now, I wanted to make some cards ahead time that would be perfect for celebrating all of the hard work they put into their school work! I started with a piece of Snapshots patterned paper and layered on some strips of coordinating papers (I used a punch to create a scallop edge before adhering them to the background). For the focal image, I chose one of the new Paper Pieces. I covered the edges with some chunky glitter and added some ribbon and a Crochet Heart for embellishments.
Snapshots: Pajama Day, My Point of View, Daily Details, Hurry Up, Paper Pieces; Crochet Hearts: White Hearts; Button Market: Blues
“Favorite” card, by Sheri Feypel.
I started this card with Rise & Shine, the flowery print is so fun and versatile to play with. It actually makes a cute simple card all by itself, if you need a quick card. I didn't so I jazzed it up a bit! I added a few more patterns from the Snapshots line, cutting the Pajama Day B side to look fringed, what a fun additon! I think I may use this look quite a bit more. A few more samples of the patterns in this line topped off with a Bookplate Sticker. I also punched a few hearts and made stick pins, mostly just because they are fun! In case you didn't notice, this is a fun card! ***apparently my word of the day is fun!
Snapshots: Rise & Shine, Pajama Day, Free Time, Daily Details, Bookplates
“Merry Christmas” ornament card, by Sheri Feypel.
I have to admit this is somewhat of a scraplift. I saw this ornament made of circle punches somewhere and it has been stuck in my head. So, I used a large circle punch to create bulb of the ornament. I cut several patterns, trimmed some in half and layered them. I also added a scalloped cardstock border. I used a smaller circle punch for the hanger and punched a hole in it with my Cropadile. I have so many more ideas for this little ornament....stay tuned!
Christmas Countdown: City Sidewalks, Christmas, Believe, Borders, Alpha+Bits