Hold Tight – FYC

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It’s time for another reveal at FYC!!! This month the amazingly talented Brandi created the the Hold Tight kit. What a refreshing kit, especially when we are fully immersed in winter’s cold weather and short days, this kit was a breath of fresh air!!

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I decided to create another entry in our 6×12 family PL. Opted to tell a couple of stories about the week and featuring some art work by my youngest daughter. Working with this PL format really pushes my to take horizontal pictures, which is not my go to format with my phone but I do love incorporating larger pictures in my PL.

As you can see this kit is amazing, hope you will check out FYC for the full kit reveal!!

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Day – FYC

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Happy to be back to share my latest project for Feed Your Craft created with the latest kit – In Review. Loved using the different items from the kit along with a brown paper bag to create this spread. Reusing products in a fun and unconventional way to create a unique project.

I wanted to create a bold statement on the left side of the page (and also hide a couple of staples from the previous project), so I opted to cut out a paper bag in which was packaged my FYC kit. With the In Review Stamp and some versamark I created a fun background. Love the water effect of the versamark on the paper bag, this is always one of my favorite stamping technique.

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I balanced the heavy design of the left page with a light and airy design on the opposite page, sometimes this method can result in creating two pages that clash and don’t compliment each other but in this case I do think it works. I also used the In Review stamp on the right page, the journaling grid was ideal to anchor my small pictures to the page. I completed this design this accent with embellishments from the In Review kit.

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Goals – FYC

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I am so excited for the latest FYC kit – In Review! The color palette is amazing and the inspiring theme of this kit really had my excited to reflect and set some goals for the new year. I am a sucker for new goals, fresh start and a hope for a better tomorrow. I love the New Year, thinking of the year ahead and reflecting on what was accomplished in the previous year. I do a lot of reflecting and analyzing at this time of the year, this kit came just at the right time!!!

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The diecuts in the kit inspired my to create a collage on the left side of my TN! That’s what happens when there are too many good things that I want and need to use, a collage is the perfect solution!! I also used the Begin Again Stamp set to highlight my goals for the year.

For the right portion of the TN I used a 4×6 card paired with a series of the same picture of myself. My original intention was to cut apart the pictures and use them in the collage but I much preferred the photo strip. I love the vibe of this TN spread!!!

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The kit is currently available, but I would recommend you don’t wait too long if you are interested as the FYC kits have a tendency of selling out quickly! Happy shopping!!!

Mark Your Place – FYC

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The latest kit by FYC – Mark Your Place, was ideal for a book lover like me. This year I’ve challenged myself to read 25 books, sadly I lost track around July but I was pretty close to 25, so I’ll take it. I love reading, but finding the time to read can be a challenge so any opportunity when I can sneak in 20 minutes to read is good enough for me.

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I do realize that the FYC kit is sold out but some of the elements are sold out but the diecuts and stickers are in stock, so if you are interested make sure to check out FYC. I used a TN notebook to create this spread, TNs are quickly becoming one of my favorite method of memory keeping. I paired the kit with the Inline alphabet to create the title, such a fun and versatile stamp!

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Mark Your Place – FYC

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It’s time for another amazing release by FYC!! Love this month’s kit designed by Brandi, it’s called Mark Your Place and it’s perfect for all the book lovers out there!!! I was so happy to get this kit, I’ve been making an effort to read more books this year and love having a kit that I can document all my fave books.

For this spread I opted to document the eclectic collection of books on my night stand! Seriously love the adorable pen that is part of the diecuts pack, what a pleasure it was create and work with this collection. The design is simple, which is what I opt for at the moment. The journaling and accent cards are not only ideal for a pocket page spread but also for a TN spread, the left side consist of a 4×6 card and the right a 3×4 trimmed card. Love the flair and puffy stickers! Make sure to check out FYC!!!!

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Work Space – FYC

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I’m so excited to share my latest project for FYC using the Pattern Play kit (which will be restocked YAY!!!!). I loved working with this collection, the black and white patterns are on point, so ideal for any projects.

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For this project I paired the kit with the coordinating Pattern Play stamp set, past FYC diecuts (sadly no longer available), Workday Stamp set. Loved how all of these various products and stamp sets coordinated beautifully together. Shows the true versatility of a collection!

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The journaling was done with my vintage typewriter, I opted for the teal ribbon to add a bit more color to the spread and to compliment the stamping designs on both pages. Love how this spread turned out, lots of fun elements that compliment each other very well!

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December Memories TN Style – FYC

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This year I’ve decided that along with my 6×8 December Daily I wanted to do a TN album of December memories. Why do both? Seems a bit much? Perhaps, but I thought it would be fun to have an album to document little things (like decorations, mugs, treats) that I really like. My DD (December daily) is focused on the family, mostly on the girls, but the TN will be focused on me, not that there’s a lot of exciting things that happen to me in December but I do take a lot of random Christmas themed pictures, so they will have a home in my TN.

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I decided to do a bit of prep work on my TN using the amazing Remember December collection by FYC. Sadly this collection has sold out, so I really hope you were able to get your hands on this exquisite collection!! I wanted to add a bit of texture to the beginning of the album, so I removed the staples and added a velum insert. I think I will repeat this throughout the album as I love using velum in my December projects.

I opted for a simple design, the chipboard accent (still available here) paired with a year stamp (also available here).  The number Christmas tree (available here) was the ideal focal point for the cover page. It paired beautifully with a puffy sticker (again FYC) and a short paragraph which sets the mood for my December TN. I’m excited for the Holiday Season to begin, I know it will be so much fun to create random entries in my TN.

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