Sunday, January 21, 2018

Cutting Cafe Inspiration-Anything Goes January 2018


Welcome to some Cutting Cafe Inspiration!  This time around it's Anything Goes!  Regina let us pick any file we wanted to work with and I chose the Polaroid and Camera Fun Template and Printable Set.


I decided although this is a layout from a Santa Train Ride, I wanted to use these Jack papers and complements... I mean ... Santa is kind of lumberjacky isn't he?...lol!  

I used the cutting files on this two page layout using pics from (so) long ago!  The cameras, the hearts, the flash and all of those black arrows, the filmstrips and the awesome polaroid frames that frame some of my favorite pics are all in the cutting file!


 Along with some ephemera I had, some extras on my desk from previous projects, and a few diecuts I love the way this layout came out.  When I decided to do a layout, I went to one of my favorite places for inspiration, Yvonne Yam's blog Do More With Less and one of the many gorgeous and fun layouts in this post here!  Can you tell which one?

I'm playing along with the Heart2Heart Challenge, Picture Perfect!  I'm also playing along with the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge to Add A Sentiment. 


Don't you just LOVE those cameras???  So cute cut from patterned paper.  There is also a polaroid camera in the cutting file and two larger ones that are shaped cards!  Not to mention a bunch of really cute printable sentiments.  That Happy die has been sitting on my desk for months... MONTHS!  It ended up being too big for the card I wanted to it for and I'm so happy because I love using it on this one!

So yeah... that's me with my two boys.. they are 28 and 23 now!!... and that smile of mine...lol... that's what you get when I try to smile for a picture and why most of the time I prefer to be behind the camera...lol!


I had originally cut the polaroid frames from white paper, but with all of the white in the background they got lost and then I came across this cool print in the paper pack and knew it would be awesome... I think I was right.  I layered them over the white ones because it made for a thicker frame.  Most of the snowflakes were leftovers and the cups of cocoa are from MFT.  And yes, I'm missing some journaling, but I'll add that before I put it away... maybe...lol!!  

Thanks so much for stopping by!  I hope you'll try out this Polaroid and Camera fun file!  It did make for a lot of fun on this layout.  Also make sure if you haven't already, you head on over to Yvonne's blog and check it out!  Now be sure to get over to the Cutting Cafe Blog and comment there for a chance to win some free files and for links to all of my design teamies' projects for today... don't miss the awesome!


12 comments:

Lisa said...

Testing out how long it takes for this comment to post. There seems to be an issue with Blogger taking a long time to post embedded comments... let's see!

Lisa said...

Yup... weird... I think I'll change it for now!

Regina Easter said...

what what what...you did a layout...i haven't done one in years....ugh...this is super fantastic...

Debbie Fisher (debbiedee) said...

WOW! Love the layout and LOVE the touch of aqua with red/black plaid! So trying that color combo!

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

I have noticed the delay in comments also -- weird!! I loveeeeeeeeeeee this! LOVING the colors and that plaid!!!!!!!!!!!!

Katydid Cards said...

What a great layout! That plaid is so perfect!

Verna Angerhofer said...

Awesome layout and I love the papers and dies you used with those fantastic photos.

Scrapper69 said...

WOW! Your layout looks STUNNING Lisa! I LOVE the design and photos and papers and well... I just LOVE the whole look of it... FANTASTIC!

Theresa
Theresa’s Crafty Creations

Gayatri said...

Wonderful layout. Love it. Thank you very much for playing along Simon Says Stamp Add a Sentiment Challenge. Gayatri xx

Laurie Levorson said...

Fabulous layout with so many layers and details. I could look at it a dozen times and still find more new and interesting details each time! Thank you for your inspiration and for sharing at Heart 2 Heart!

Scrapperchic said...

Great layout, thanks for joining us at H2H Challenge Blog. I adore anything woodsy and plaid.

Sue Reynolds said...

Oh my, memories...seems like it was just around the corner. Beautiful layouts and of course beautiful (well handsome) grandchildren. Layout is perfect, papers used and all the embellishments are beautiful. Thanks for sharing with us at Heart2Heart this past month. Even got some hot chocolate cups in there.