Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Chic Tags and a You Tube Tutorial

Happy Tuesday friends.  I'm sharing a post I had up on the Chic Tags blog yesterday.

In case you've somehow missed it Chic Tags has been putting together fun little kits of journal cards, flair buttons and such each month. The December kit was totally great, but somehow in my December scrapping, I just never got to break it open.  I pulled it out last week, however determined to use it up.


Here is a perfect example of the great job Veronic and Albert do creating kits, that go with the current month's possible celebrations, but also your everyday pictures.  The Christmas kit, had a wonderful colour combination, and worked great for this layout, even though December is long behind us.  I pulled out a few other coordinating tags and went to town on this layout of my hubby and I enjoying our favourite past time.  Cheering on the Winnipeg Jets live at the arena.
 Here I've stitched a tag from the School House Collection to one from the December Kit.  I love the added surprise you get when you pull the card from the envelope to read the hidden journaling.
Even though "good cheer" is pretty synonymous with Christmas, I thought it was a pretty good fit for a sports fan themed page too.

Interested in how to create this background using the Silhouette Cameo and this freebie Chic Tags cut file?  Check out my YouTube tutorial here if you're interested.



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7 comments:

Leigh Penner said...

Great layout, Sherri! I love all of the little details and the stitching you added!

Patricia Roebuck said...

This is so beautiful, Sherri!

Nathalie said...

Your background rocks!!! I so wish I had a die cutting machine!

Leslie Germain said...

Love your layout and your background Sherri! I am seeing that you can do so much with a silhouette.

Ashley Horton said...

Live what you did with the cut file, Sherri!! Awesome layout!

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

This is sooooooooo amazing!! I love love love love that background you made!!!!!!

Lawrie Hamacher said...

Thank you! As a new Silhouette owner, I love tutorials like this. Great layout!