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Scraptastic Club Blog — Melanie Stanczyk

October Design Concept Layouts

12X12 layout 2 pager Blackbird kit Design Concepts fussy cutting Glitz Design Halloween Melanie Stanczyk October 2013 Spookfest wood veneers

Hello! Melanie here today sharing my layouts from the October Scraptastic Kit. Once again I have put together a Design Concept pdf for these 4 layouts. The pdf can be downloaded here:   Please visit the Scraptastic Club site for more info on monthly kits and subscriptions! My November kit just landed at my mailbox, I can't wait to dig into it! The color's scream fall!     Thank you for stopping over today! ~Melanie

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Thursday Challenge with Melanie!

2 pager Challenge Design Concepts fussy cutting Melanie Stanczyk October 2013

Grab your scissors and start cutting! I'm challenging you to fussy cutting this month! These layouts will be part of my October Design Concept pages. I will be putting the PDF together soon to share with anyone interested. For now start cutting apart your pattern papers! For this double page layout I used the Glitz Design Raven Triangles pattern paper. I cut apart about a third of the paper and randomly placed the triangles on the layout. This paper is included in the October Blackbird add-on.     Here's a few close ups:         For my second layout...

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Melanie's September Design Concepts

12x12 Design Concepts Melanie Stanczyk We Are Family

Hello and happy fall! Fall is defiantly here, well at least in my little area here in Wisconsin. The cool air has sent in, leaves are changing colors and filling up the ground, pumpkins waiting to be carved and beautiful colored fall mums lined up at the farmer's market.   In September I used the We are Family mail kit and add-on. I created 4 layouts and put together a design creation pdf. Here are the 4 layouts I created:   Be the Best you:   Follow the Path:   Our Family, Our Story:   Did you hear the news:...

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September Sketchy Thursday

Everybody Talks Jennie McGarvey Melanie Stanczyk Michelle Unruh Nathalie Leonelli Patricia Roebuck Sketch Sketchy Thursday Stamp We Are Family

It's time for another Sketchy Thursday! This sketch allows for one 4x6" photo and one 4x4" photo but of course you can change the number of photos or photo sizes as needed. I am happy to share some layout examples by our super talented Design Team using the beautiful kits this month. My favorite part is always the variety of design all stemming from the inspiration of one sketch. Here is my example layout using the We are Family Kit and Add on kit. I also have used the "remember this moment" stamp from the We are family stamp set...

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Scrapbook organization and scrappy rooms

Melanie Stanczyk organization scrap spaces

I thought while I'm waiting for my September kit to arrive and the fact my scrapbook room is 'under' construction. This is be a great time to talk about functional scrapbook rooms and organization. I visit pintrest on a regular daily basis, sometime hourly depending on my Saturday and Sunday schedule. I'm going to share some of the ideas I found, in return I would love to hear some of your idea's or direct me to you pintrest boards! I have been fortunate to visit an Ikea and start my collection of expedites. Since I have to truck them from...

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