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Scraptastic Club Blog — Nicole Nowosad

Happy birthday to YOU!

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Hello and happy Sunday morning!  I hope you're finding a bit of relaxation and have a bit of time to look at some wonderful inspiration! One of the fun things that our Design Team does is create birthday cards for the members of our forum with registered birthdays.  The cards are posted in the AROUND THE HOUSE section of our message board.  What a fun way to celebrate, virtually!  So, if you haven't already added your birthday to your profile, you might want to so you can get your own special greeting.   Let's see what festive greetings were shared...

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Pinspiration Monday with Nicole

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Hey Scraptastic Fans! Nicole here today for this week's Pinspiration post.    Here is the image that caught my eye on Pinterest: I was really inspired by those stripes and rainbow effect on the pillow and this was my take on it:   To pull in the whole rainbow theme, I really love the rainbow stripe patterned paper in the kit by Bella Bld and knew I wanted to accentuate the bold striped October Afternoon paper background. I trimmed down some thin pieces of that paper and added it to the background, along with a skinny strip of the bright...

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Challenge Thursday!

12X12 layout Challenge Nicole Nowosad Stamping Stamps Studio Calico Tongue Tied

Good morning everyone!! It's that time of the week when we issue up a new and fun Scraptastic Challenge!   This week's challenge is all about titles. If you are at all like me - you have a problem coming up with a clever title, that is not too cheesy! The challenge for this week is to play around with titles and title a page with a quote from someone/something in your photo(s)! Might sound tough, but it really isn't! This was the perfect opportunity for me to quote something my daughter says to us all the time - it's...

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12X12 layout Nicole Nowosad Stars stitching Studio Calico Tongue Tied kit vellum

This month's Tongue Tied kit has lots of fun clear ish embellishments in the kit!   I chose to use almost all of them onto one fun page!   I just love these vellum shapes in the kit and add on and  paired them with these clear letters also! Fun right!??? Here is the page I created, using some simple white cardstock as my base. I layered on a few papers from the kit over some bright pink cardstock, also from the kit. When you use white as the base, the vellum pieices are almost opague lie and make fun...

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Pinspiration Monday

12x12 december 2013 Die Cut Just Breathe Machine stitching Nicole Nowosad

Happy Holidays Scraptastic fans! Nicole here to share with you a page created for Pinspiration Monday!   Here is the image I found on Pinterest, that I thought was interesting:   And here is my page, using the December Just Breathe kit and add-on:     I loved the angled look, with a little white space in behind it and that was the inspiration for my page. I used a lot of die cuts and pieces of patterned paper from the kit to create the blocked design and went from there Layering on a few embellishments from the kit over...

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