Cross Canada Hop: We’re Getting “Krafty”!

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Welcome to another Cross Canada Hop!  This month we’re focusing on all the fabulous Kraft products Close To My Heart now sells.  You might see projects made with the Kraft Container, Ring Box, Pocket Album or 3-Ring Album.

If you came from Arlene’s blog, you’re on the right track.  If you would like to literally hop across our great county, start over at Michelle’s blog.  You can keep going until you get back to where you started since this is a cyclical hop.

I used the 3-Ring Album for my project.  For some reason this was a hard one for me.  I kept thinking of all these ideas, but didn’t have any photos to use.  Then I asked on my Facebook page and they came up with some really great ideas, including 10 years of wedded bliss since we just celebrated our 10th anniversary this past weekend, but I already had a project in mind for that one.  In the end, it was Michelle who juggled something in my brain and suggested a sports theme.  I realized I hadn’t done anything with my kids’ soccer photos from last year, so that’s what I’m doing.  Here is my album cover:

The colours that most matched the kids’ shirts was Honey and the photos have a lot of fun green colours, so I added in some Pear and Topiary, along with Black Glitter paper.  Everything but the SPARK banner were cut with Artbooking. The sports themed images are on pages 82 and 83 of the booklet.  Here are some more details:

The banner was an Artiste image.  I layered the letters and periods over it in Cricut Craft Room, then re-sized it to fit my project.  Then I cut a second banner to layer underneath it.  Isn’t that glitter paper just awesome?!?

I want to highlight this banner.  I didn’t have black sparkles so I just got my Sharpie and coloured some clear ones!  They’re not as sparkly as they were before, but they really finish it off.

Now I can’t wait to use Artbooking to make lots of 8×8 mini-album pages to go inside.  I will definitely post them when they’re done.

Now, hop on over to Sheri’s blog and check out what she made with the Ring Box!

Here is my supply list:

 

     


   
   
Happy Creating!

11 Responses

  1. Looks fabulous, can’t wait to see this finished.

  2. NICE!!!! I love the glitter paper and thanks for the tip on colouring sparkles with a sharpie — what a great idea! Your kids will love it.

  3. I love the soccer layout. Hmm lots of years of pictures with both me and my daughters playing on teams.

  4. Going to be a fun album!

  5. Love the colours!! Are you going to share pics as it is filled? That will be fun!

    • You bet, Janet. I’m looking forward to playing with all the mini-album pages on Artbooking and re-sizing some of the larger ones, too!

  6. Great album and way to share the soccer memories for your kids. Loving the Art booking cartridge!

  7. great album! thanks for sharing

  8. Love all the album ideas! Your cover is great -love the banner and the black glitter paper!

  9. love the glitter paper!