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!
“Ornaments 2015”, by Becki Adams.
Each year as our family prepares for Christmas we each get a new ornament. I used the Make it Merry collection and the Tiny Text alphabet stickers to document our 2015 ornaments. I love the traditional color palette of this collection. It's so bright, happy and fun...perfect for Christmas memories.
Make It Merry: Santa Selfie, Fa La La, Treat Exchange, Borders & Bits, Treasures & Text, Little Bits; Tiny Text Stickers: Festive; Amorie Chipboard Alphas: McIntosh
“Oh Christmas Tree”, by Jennie McGarvey.
This Make It Merry collection has my name all over it! I love the super cute icons - they are perfect for all of my favorite photos. I had this photo from when we went to cut down our Christmas tree - and I knew I really wanted to create a fun page. I kept the page fairly simple, but I feel like the end result is fantastic with the cute background paper and festive stickers!
Make It Merry: Treasures & Text, Fa La La, Santa Selfie; Enamel Dots: Punch, Guacamole, Cotton Candy
Holiday Treat Bags, by Heather Leopard.
Now that my oldest daughter is in middle school and went from 2 teachers to 7, I decided to make little treat bags for each of them. These are perfect for a small gift card and a few Christmas treats. I created 2 different designs that I will use for all 7 treat bags, making it easy peasy for me to replicate these multiple times.
The first design is a Tree trio. To create this, I cut a strip of the Clear Cuts stars - one side cut as a straight edge and the other with a curve. I then stacked three layers over each other with the back layer highest, middle layer lower and the top layer shorter in front. This gives it a sort of snowy hills look. Next I cut small trips of green paper and layered them one over the other until I had enough to cut 3 different sized Christmas trees. I adhered them to the kraft bag and then added enamel "ornaments" on top. I sealed the bag with a doily, stickers, and clothespin that I covered with a strip of paper.
The 2nd design is a single tree with a more whimsical personality. I layered various coordinating pattern papers on a sheet of paper and then cut the tree in a diagonal direction. I added a cute border with a sentiment at the bottom and also sealed the treat bags with a doily, sentiment and clothespin.
Make it Merry: Treat Exchange, Fa La La, Santa Selfie, Border & Bits, Treasures & Text; Clear Cuts: Stars White; Enamel Dots: Blueberry, Guacamole, McIntosh, Bell Pepper, Cotton Candy; Enamel DooDads: Bell Pepper