Square Striped Welcome

Howdy peeps! Well, this week is coming to a close and I hope you’ve had a good one! I’m happy to be back to share another ScrapbookingStore DT inspiration project with you today, created with the amazing April 2023 Scrapbook Kit with Upgrades! I like to make my own backgrounds with cut strips of patterned paper, and the variety of papers in this month’s collection makes that really simple to do. I created a square panel of diagonal stripes which I cut into four pieces. I rotated a couple of them to come up with a unique pattern and then added a journaling card from the collection which I layered on a floral pattern and used as the focal element.

I cut a 5-1/4” square top-folding card base from Neenah Classic Crest 110# Solar White cardstock. I cut strips from two coordinating papers in the collection and created a diagonal pattern which I cut into four pieces. I rotated two of them and adhered them to the card base. I trimmed a journaling card in the collection and layered it on a coordinating print, and used it as the focal element. I added one die cut heart from the upgrades and one heart sticker from the sticker sheet.

I cut the inside panel from 80# Solar White cardstock and embellished it with two leftover patterned paper strips used on the front. I layered the panel on the same pattern used to layer the focal element on the front, and added two sentiment stickers from the sticker sheet.

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ScrapbookingStore products used:
April 2023 Scrapbook Kit with Upgrades

Other products used:
Cardstock/Paper: Neenah Classic Crest 110# and 80# Solar White cardstock
Accessories: Tonic Studios 12″ Guillotine Paper Trimmer, Scotch Advanced Tape Glider, Art Glitter Dries Clear adhesive

I hope you’ve enjoyed today’s project and you’re thinking about all the fun you could have with this month’s kit… you really ought to think about joining the Subscription Club! Be sure to Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest and YouTube for lots of crafty inspiration! And if you do decide to join the Subscription Club, join our ScrapbookingStore Club Member Group on Facebook for more inspiration and to share your projects! Thanks so much for stopping by today – we’ll see you next time!

Scrappy hugs,

Author: Leslie

I'm definitely what one could consider a crafting junkie! I love making cards, 3-D projects (especially paper shoes, mini albums and gift bags), mixed media projects, altering items, as well as occasional beading and making jewelry! Fortunately, hubby is very supportive! Life is good! :D

3 thoughts on “Square Striped Welcome”

  1. I LOVE what you have done with the papers Leslie, that is so clever of you? I don’t think like that, must be my simple mind. LOVE, LOVE your clever and beautiful card.

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