Her Heart was a Secret Garden Journal Page

Hi everyone! I’m back with a semi quick (lots of fussy cutting) journal page I created using Eileen Hull’s Snail Mail Everyday Sentiments Stamps by Maker Forte.

I placed the grid stamp onto the MISTI Stamping Tool, inked with a Dark Brown Chocolate Ink and stamped a piece of Cream Cardstock. Once dry I cut off the off the cream colored edges. As you can see I accidentally got ink in one of the boxes when I stamped the image but no worries it will be covered.

I gathered up scraps of patterned cardstock, a flatback pearl, resin flower, thread and I fussy cut images I had printed from itKuPiLLiimaginarium on Etsy.

I also used a small heart die from the Mitten Box Diecut and the leaf sprig die from the Folio Page Pocket and Flowers Thinlits to decorate page.

Now all I have to do is add it to my art journal that I’ve been slowly filling. If you would more inspiration stop by Eileen Hull’s blog to see what her team has been up to. You can find her blog HERE.

Supplies

Maker Forte/Eileen Hull: Snail Mail Everyday Sentiments Stamps

MISTI Stamping Tool

Dark Brown Chocolate Ink

Cream Cardstock

itKuPiLLiimaginarium: Printables

Sizzix/Eileen Hull: Mitten Box Diecut

Sizzix/Eileen Hull: Folio Page Pocket and Flowers Thinlits

Paper Cutter

Scissors

Beacon Adhesive: Zip Dry Adhesive

(Products listed above are Affiliated Links for your convenience)

DISCLAIMERS

This blog is compensated to provide opinion on products, services, websites, and various other topics. Even though the owner(s) of this blog receives compensation for our posts or advertisements. I always give my honest opinions, findings, beliefs, or experiences on those topics or products. The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely my own. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with each manufacturer, provider, or party in question.This blog contains affiliate links, clicking and shopping through these links helps to support and run Tonya Trantham Designs – Creative Paper Addiction at no additional cost to you. Today’s features are Maker Forte, Eileen Hull and Scrapbook.com Products. 

Thanks for stopping by, hope your day is wonderful and enjoy creating!

Condensed Snowflake December Daily Journal Reveal

Hi everyone! I’m back this week with the full reveal of my December Daily using Eileen Hull’s Full Size Journal Diecut. My motto it’s never to early to start working on a Christmas project…it’s my favorite time of year. So let’s get started!

All I had was the 6″x13″ Mat Board so I decided I would create a traveler’s notebook since I had notebooks on hand. Well, after applying Adhesive Sheets to both sides of the mat board and file folders to either side I cut two covers. One was a little off so I was going to even it up with my Paper Cutter…the cover slipped so I wound up cut both sides down to 3 1/2″ wide. Before adhesive the spine together I “peeled” one of the indented pieces of the spine off so the spine would be flat.

I cut a piece of polka dotted cardstock and adhered to the cover. Next I cut the circle from the Ornament Box Diecut and snowflake from the Wreath and Snowflake Thinlits and glued to the bottom corner of the journal.

I dressed up the snowflake with a mini snowflake ornament (I cut the hanger off), sequins, round and snowflakes, flatback pearls and the edges of the front and back covers I adhered Pom Pom Trim and gold Ric Rac.

Next I set eyelets in each hole before stringing elastic inside the journal and cut and placed cut patterned cardstock, notebook, accounting and dotted papers to create the inside signature.

I will probably add more pages to it later as I go but for now it is finished. Be sure to stop by Eileen Hull’s blog to check the latest creation from the Inspiration and Educator Teams. You can find those posts HERE and HERE.

If you have any questions about this project let me know.

Supplies

Sizzix/Eileen Hull: Full Size Journal Diecut

Sizzix/Eileen Hull: Ornament Box Diecut

Sizzix/Eileen Hull: Wreath and Snowflake Thinlits

Big Shot Plus Diecut Machine

Adhesive Sheets

Mat Board

Paper Cutter

Scissors

Various Cardstocks, Notebook, Accounting and Dot Paper

Mini Snowflake Ornament, Sequins and Flatback Pearls

Eyelets

Elastic

Two File Folders

Pom Pom and Ric Rac Trims

Beacon Adhesive: Zip Dry Adhesive

Crop-A-Dile

(Products listed above are Affiliated Links for your convenience)

DISCLAIMERS

This blog is compensated to provide opinion on products, services, websites, and various other topics. Even though the owner(s) of this blog receives compensation for our posts or advertisements. I always give my honest opinions, findings, beliefs, or experiences on those topics or products. The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely my own. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with each manufacturer, provider, or party in question.This blog contains affiliate links, clicking and shopping through these links helps to support and run Tonya Trantham Designs – Creative Paper Addiction at no additional cost to you. Today’s features are Sizzix, Eileen Hull and Scrapbook.com Products. 

Thanks for stopping by, hope your Tuesday is wonderful and enjoy creating!

And I Think to Myself Card

Hi everyone! Did you know that Eileen Hull now has a line of rubber stamps? Well, she does! You can find her stamps at Maker Forte which can be found HERE.

But I’m back this week with a card I created using Eileen Hull’s newest Wonderful World of Flowers Stamp Set.

I had this 5″x6″ card base I had started but never finished (story of my life tons of unfinished projects 😉 ). So I thought this base would show case this set of stamps really well.

First I placed the flowers and sentiment onto the MISTI Stamp Tool, inked with Waterproof Black Ink onto a Heavy Weight Cardstock. Next I used a combo of Watercolors and Colored Pencils to fill in the flowers and once dry I fussy cut a part.

Before adhering the sentiment to the card base I framed the sentiment with a piece of patterned cardstock.

I cut the leaves off of the flowers before shaping all with a Stylus. I added the flowers and leaves to the sentiment along with a button and Dew Drop to the center of each flower and thread bows to finish off the card.

Be sure to stop by Eileen’s blog to see what her Inspiration and Educator Teams have been up to. You can find past posts HERE, HERE and HERE.

Supplies

Maker Forte/Eileen Hull: Wonderful World of Flowers Stamp Set

MISTI Stamp Tool

Waterproof Black Ink

Heavy Weight Cardstock

Various Plain and Patterned Cardstocks

Button and Dew Drop

Thread

Stylus

Scissors

Paper Cutter

Watercolors

Watercolor Brush

Colored Pencils

Beacon Adhesives: Zip Dry Adhesive

(Products listed above are Affiliated Links for your convenience)

DISCLAIMERS

This blog is compensated to provide opinion on products, services, websites, and various other topics. Even though the owner(s) of this blog receives compensation for our posts or advertisements. I always give my honest opinions, findings, beliefs, or experiences on those topics or products. The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely my own. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with each manufacturer, provider, or party in question.This blog contains affiliate links, clicking and shopping through these links helps to support and run Tonya Trantham Designs – Creative Paper Addiction at no additional cost to you. Today’s features are Maker Forte, Eileen Hull and Scrapbook.com Products. 

Thanks for stopping by, hope your Wednesday is wonderful and enjoy creating!

An Aspen Christmas Tag

Hi everyone! You know Christmas is only a few months away right? And since it is my favorite holiday I had to created a little pastel Christmas tag for Blank Page Muse using the Aspen Creepy Cute Kid Rubber Stamp.

I placed the girl stamp onto MISTI Stamping Tool, inked with waterproof Black Ink and stamped the image onto a piece of Watercolor Paper. I used an assortment of watercolors and colored pencil to fill in the girl before fussy cutting the image out.

I cut out two, one of each designs, pink and white striped and polka dots tags from the Waterfall Card and Tags Thinlits. I inked the edges and dug out scraps of patterned cardstock to make banners before adhering to the tag along with the girl image.

I dug into my stash of diecuts and added a holly diecut, thread bows and pearl sprays to the corner of the tag. To finish I adhered Pom Pom Trim to the bottom and Hot Pink Ribbon to the top of the tag.

If you aren’t following Blank Page Muse on their social medias you can find them on:

Facebook

Instagram 

Pinterest

Twitter

Blank Page Muse Website 

Supplies

Blank Page Muse: Aspen Creepy Cute Kid Rubber Stamp

MISTI Stamping Tool

Black Ink

Watercolor Paper

Watercolors

Colored Pencils

Watercolor Brush

Scissors

Sizzix/Eileen Hull: Waterfall Card and Tags Thinlits

Diecut Machine

Patterned Cardstocks

Gwen Studios: Pom Pom Trim

Gwen Studios: Hot Pink Ribbon

Paper Cutter

Zip Dry Adhesive

(Products listed above are Affiliated Links for your convenience)

DISCLAIMERS

This blog is compensated to provide opinion on products, services, websites, and various other topics. Even though the owner(s) of this blog receives compensation for our posts or advertisements. I always give my honest opinions, findings, beliefs, or experiences on those topics or products. The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely my own. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with each manufacturer, provider, or party in question.This blog contains affiliate links, clicking and shopping through these links helps to support and run Tonya Trantham Designs – Creative Paper Addiction at no additional cost to you. Today’s features are Blank Page Muse and Scrapbook.com Products. 

Thanks for stopping by, hope your day is wonderful and enjoy creating!

All Things Old are New Again Wedding Frame

Hi everyone! I want to share a project I created for an upcoming design team call for Gwen Studios.

Truth be told I started this project about four years ago…yep I pulled this from the pile of unfinished projects that I have pushed off to the side in my craft room. In the photo below this is where I had stopped with this frame. I had used a mat board frame that I covered with patterned cardstock, created a shallow shadow box with the Make It 3D Diecut (retired), add Medallion Diecuts (retired), the photo and trim.

Since my son and daughter in law’s wedding anniversary is coming up I thought this would be a great time to finish this and give it to them as a gift. I did cut out the Mr and Mrs sentiment and the Mandala Thinlit and add to the side of the frame.

I used the 3/8″ Black Satin Ribbon by Gwen Studios to create two bows.

I adhered the single bow to the top corner of the frame and added a flower, pearl sprig and a scrap of lace.

The larger bow I glued to the bottom corner of the frame and finished with flowers and pearl sprigs. Don’t you think the flowers “pops” against the black ribbon?

I think the frame will look perfect in my son and daughter in law’s house since it has a farmhouse vibe going on.

If you are looking for a different color of ribbon you can find that at Walmart.com along with patches and fabric. Also if you have any questions about this project please let me know.

Supplies

Gwen Studios: 3/8″ Black Satin Ribbon

Sizzix/Eileen Hull: Mandala Thinlit

Scissors

Diecut Machine

Paper Cutter

Various Patterned Cardstocks, Paper Flowers, Pearl Sprigs and scraps of Lace

Mat Board Frame

Zip Dry Adhesive

(Products listed above are Affiliated Links for your convenience)

DISCLAIMERS

This blog is compensated to provide opinion on products, services, websites, and various other topics. Even though the owner(s) of this blog receives compensation for our posts or advertisements. I always give my honest opinions, findings, beliefs, or experiences on those topics or products. The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely my own. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with each manufacturer, provider, or party in question.This blog contains affiliate links, clicking and shopping through these links helps to support and run Tonya Trantham Designs – Creative Paper Addiction at no additional cost to you. Today’s features are Gwen Studios and Scrapbook.com Products. 

Thanks for stopping by, hope your day is wonderful and enjoy creating!

Take Me to the Beach Tag Card

Hi everyone! I’m back this week to share my project I created for Eileen Hull’s Inspiration Team this month. I’ve been longing for the beach so I decided I would create a simple fold over tag card using an assortment of Eileen’s diecuts, thinlits and a new printable that I picked up on Etsy.

I started by folding a piece of Kraft Cardstock in half and placing slightly below the cut line on the top of the largest Tag Thinlit Die from Waterfall Card and Tags Thinlits.

I thought I had photographed steps of embossing and the dies I had cut out but I didn’t…so sorry about that but it does happen especially when I get into a groove and I’m crafting away.

I embossed one end of the tag with Star Burst Embossing Folder (#659879 retired) and lightly inked of that with a mix blues, greens and purple chalk inks. I cut out the middle size tag from the Waterfall Card and Tags Thinlits, the circle diecut from the Ornament Box Diecut and the wreath from the Wreath and Snowflake Thinlits along with a couple of beach girls that I printed from the Beach Girls Printable and cut out.

Before adhering the middle size tag to the base of the card I embossed and lightly applied chalk ink to the raised areas. Next I added two small strips of patterned cardstock toward the bottom of the card before gluing the circle and wreath to the base of the card. I printed the “Take Me to the Beach” and “Do You Hear the Ocean?” sentiments from my computer, cut out, inked edges and added the first sentiment to the base. I also adhered the woman in the bathing suit and two sand dollars that I had fussy cut from a scrap of cardstock to the card and added a flatback pearl to the center of the sand dollar.

The inside of the card I dug up a shell diecut from my stash and with a crafters knife I cut a “pocket” along the inside edge of the shell.

I glued the bottom of the shell diecut to the card, added the other sentiment to the bottom corner and placed the bathing suit girls in the slit of the shell.

If I choose to, later on, I can add more tags or I could even place a gift card in the “pocket” behind the shell and give as a gift. There’s endless possibilities.

As always if you have any questions about this project please let me know. Also if you haven’t stopped by Eileen Hull’s blog lately to see what the Inspiration and Educator Teams have been up you can find those posts HERE and HERE.

Supplies

Sizzix/Eileen Hull: Waterfall Card and Tags Thinlits

Sizzix/Eileen Hull: Ornament Box Diecut

Sizzix/Eileen Hull: Wreath and Snowflake Thinlits

Sizzix/Eileen Hull: Star Burst Embossing Folder (#659879 retired)

Beach Girls Printable

Kraft Cardstock

Diecut Machine

Paper Cutter

Scissors

Zip Dry Adhesive

Beach Girls Printable

Printer

Various Patterned Cardstocks

Craft Knife

Chalk Inks

Flatback Pearl

(Products listed above are Affiliated Links for your convenience)

DISCLAIMERS

This blog is compensated to provide opinion on products, services, websites, and various other topics. Even though the owner(s) of this blog receives compensation for our posts or advertisements. I always give my honest opinions, findings, beliefs, or experiences on those topics or products. The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely my own. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with each manufacturer, provider, or party in question.This blog contains affiliate links, clicking and shopping through these links helps to support and run Tonya Trantham Designs – Creative Paper Addiction at no additional cost to you. Today’s features are Sizzix, Eileen Hull and Scrapbook.com Products. 

Thanks for stopping by, hope your Monday is great and enjoy creating!

DCC and Ann Butler Blog Hop

Hi everyone! I can’t believe it is already August let alone the second week of August, can you?!?! I’ve been enjoying time with the family and working on several projects (that I can’t wait to share). But anyway, I want to share my project I created for the Designer Crafts Connection and Ann Butler blog hop!

Since this is the first time I’ve ever foiled anything I’m excited to work with Ann Butler’s Geometrics and Toner cardstocks and Diecut Sentiments.

Also I don’t own a laminator to set the foil so after watching several YouTube videos I picked up a few tricks and tips on how to use the foil. So let’s get started on how I created the thank you card below.

First, I placed and secured with washi tape the Gentle Leaves Stencil on top of a piece of Toner Cardstock and apply 3D Adhesive over the leaves stencil with a Spatula.

I removed the stencil and once the stenciled area dried (it will turn clear)a piece of foil can be placed on top of the stenciled area.

I rubbed over the foil with my finger and the Foil adhered to the stenciled area.

Next I fussy cut the leaves out.

I folded one of the Geometric Cardstock in half to create a 3″x6″ card base and lightly applied chalk ink to the front of the card.

I took the remaining piece of toner cardstock and cut a small strip and emboss with a small dot embossing folder. I applied Luster Wax over the raised dots.

I adhered the embossed strip to the front of the card and I placed Foam Pop Dots to the back of the Thank You Diecut before placing onto the front of the card.

I cut a select of the leaves off and adhered to the card front.

I placed flowers (leftover from a pervious project) to the center of the thank you sentiment.

I added metallic thread and sequins to finish off the card.

Be sure to stop by the DCC blog and see what the other members of the team have created! You can find the link HERE.

Supplies

Ann Butler: Geometric, Toner Cardstocks and Diecut Sentiments

Gentle Leaves Stencil

3D Adhesive

Spatula

Foil

Luster Wax

Foam Pop Dots

Scissors

Paper Cutter

Chalk Ink and Dauber

Sequins, Metallic Thread and Flat Back Pearls

Folio Page, Pocket and Flowers Thinlits

Zip Dry Adhesive

(Products listed above are Affiliated Links for your convenience)

DISCLAIMERS

This blog is compensated to provide opinion on products, services, websites, and various other topics. Even though the owner(s) of this blog receives compensation for our posts or advertisements. I always give my honest opinions, findings, beliefs, or experiences on those topics or products. The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely my own. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with each manufacturer, provider, or party in question.This blog contains affiliate links, clicking and shopping through these links helps to support and run Tonya Trantham Designs – Creative Paper Addiction at no additional cost to you. Today’s features are Ann Butler and Scrapbook.com Products. 

Thanks for stopping by, hope your day is wonderful and enjoy creating!

Just Truckin’ Along!

Hi everyone! I’m back with the complete reveal of my truck that I created for Eileen Hull’s Chapter 3 Reveal Party! Remember I shared a sneak peek on the first of July along with a list of team members from the Inspiration and Educator teams. You can find that blog post HERE. But let’s get started on how I created this truck.

First, I applied Adhesive Sheets to both side of the Chipboard and then placed the patterned cardstock (Prima: Garden Fable-retired) on both sides, placed onto the Vintage Truck Diecut and ran through the Diecut Machine.

I adhered the “pocket” to each side of the truck.

Next, I cut out two of the “pockets” from the 3D Camper Diecut.

I cut “notches” in the “flaps’ of the pocket diecuts.

I slowly worked and adhered both flaps to either side of the truck diecuts.

Once all the pockets was glued in place I adhered trim and flatback pearls to finish up the “cab” of the truck.

I glued the bumpers, tail gate and wheels to either side of the truck.

I cut flowers and leaf sprigs from the Folio Page, Pocket and Flowers Thinlits, shaped and adhered, along with several loops of thread and gems in the center of each flower, to the corner of the window.

There you have it! I can’tdiecut wait to make more of these so stay tuned! As always if you have any questions about this project please let me know.

Also be sure to stop by Eileen’s blog and see what the Inspiration and Educator Teams have been up to. You can find the latest blog posts HERE and HERE.

Supplies

Sizzix/Eileen Hull: Vintage Truck Diecut

Sizzix/Eileen Hull: 3D Camper Diecut

Sizzix/Eileen Hull: Folio Page, Pocket and Flowers Thinlits

Adhesive Sheets

Chipboard

Diecut Machine

Prima: Garden Fable Paper Pad (retired)

Trim, Flatback Pearls, Gems, Thread

Scissors

Paper Cutter

Beacon Adhesive: Zip Dry Adhesive

Stylus

(Products listed above are Affiliated Links for your convenience)

DISCLAIMERS

This blog is compensated to provide opinion on products, services, websites, and various other topics. Even though the owner(s) of this blog receives compensation for our posts or advertisements. I always give my honest opinions, findings, beliefs, or experiences on those topics or products. The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely my own. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with each manufacturer, provider, or party in question.This blog contains affiliate links, clicking and shopping through these links helps to support and run Tonya Trantham Designs – Creative Paper Addiction at no additional cost to you. Today’s features are Sizzix, Eileen Hull and Scrapbook.com Products. 

Thanks for stopping by, hope your Monday is wonderful and enjoy creating!

DCC and Gwen Studios Blog Hop

Hi everyone! I’m back today with my project I created for the Designer Crafts Connection and Gwen Studios blog hop!

Gwen Studios has a wonderful selection of beautiful ribbons, trims and bows and I’m so excited to be able to use a few of these on my journal page!

I love to use up what scraps of cardstock that I have laying around so I decided to create a page for my journal. First I gathered scraps of patterned cardstocks and the Peach Pom Pom, Tassel and Ribbon Box Set.

I adhered the scraps of cardstocks together and cut a piece of the peach ribbon to fit the bottom of the page. I punched a hole into the ribbon and cardstock on either side of the page. I selected from the Oh Snap! Snap Fastener Kit (online Walmart July 2021) a heart shaped snap, placed into the punched hole and set with the fastener tool.

I cut and glued a piece of the tassel from the Peach Pom Pom, Tassel and Ribbon Box Set to the side of the page.

I added a flamingo and flower diecuts that was laying on my desk to finish the page.

Be sure to stop by the DCC blog to see what the other members of the team have created. You can find the link HERE.

Supplies

Gwen Studios: Peach Pom Pom, Tassel and Ribbon Box Set

Gwen Studios: Oh Snap! Snap Fastener Kit (online Walmart July 2021)

Paper Cutter

Scissors

Various Patterned Cardstocks

Folio Page Pocket and Flowers Thinlits

Zip Dry Adhesive

(Products listed above are Affiliated Links for your convenience)

DISCLAIMERS

This blog is compensated to provide opinion on products, services, websites, and various other topics. Even though the owner(s) of this blog receives compensation for our posts or advertisements. I always give my honest opinions, findings, beliefs, or experiences on those topics or products. The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely my own. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with each manufacturer, provider, or party in question.This blog contains affiliate links, clicking and shopping through these links helps to support and run Tonya Trantham Designs – Creative Paper Addiction at no additional cost to you. Today’s features are Gwen Studios and Scrapbook.com Products. 

Thanks for stopping by, hope your day is wonderful and enjoy creating!

Let Freedom Ring Tag

Hi there! How is everyone? Will you be doing anything special for the 4th of July? Are you staying cool in your neck of the woods? Here, we are in the upper 80’s to low 90’s with not much relief in sight…so glad my husband agreed to getting a swimming pool! Anyways, I want to share a patriotic tag I created for the 4th of July!

I used the July cardstocks from the Authentique: Calendar Collection (retired) to create both sides of this tag. I cut patterned cardstock to 5″x10 1/2″ to create the base for the tag.

The journaling cards/cut-a-parts in the collection I cut apart, adhered some to the base and added Foam Pop Dots to the back of a couple to give dimension to the tag.

I cut and adhered Patriotic Red, White and Blue Ribbon underneath the cut-a-parts, along with thread, stars, sequins and White Pom Pom Trim at the bottom of the tag.

There you have it! If you have questions about this project please let me know.

Supplies

Authentique: Calendar Collection (retired)

Foam Pop Dots

Gwen Studios: Patriotic Red, White and Blue Ribbon

Gwen Studios: Peach and White Pom Pom, Tassel and Ribbon

Paper Cutter

Scissors

Thread, Sequin and Stars

Beacon Adhesives: Zip Dry Adhesive

(Products listed above are Affiliated Links for your convenience)

DISCLAIMERS

This blog is compensated to provide opinion on products, services, websites, and various other topics. Even though the owner(s) of this blog receives compensation for our posts or advertisements. I always give my honest opinions, findings, beliefs, or experiences on those topics or products. The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely my own. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with each manufacturer, provider, or party in question.This blog contains affiliate links, clicking and shopping through these links helps to support and run Tonya Trantham Designs – Creative Paper Addiction at no additional cost to you. Today’s features are Gwen Studios and Scrapbook.com

Thanks for stopping by, hope your Friday is great and enjoy creating!