Thursday, February 15, 2018

Make Waves CTMH Australasian Blog Hop
If you arrived here from Creative Inspiration with Doris, welcome. Join in and hop around!

For this hop, we've chosen to feature our creations made with the Make Waves collection.
At first glance, you might totally dismiss this as for use on little girl's layouts only. WRONG! Back that thought train up a sec and hear me out. I am a big kid at heart. When I saw this packet, I flipped out and lost my ever loving mind. MERMAIDS! WITH RED HAIR! In this paper packet! Seriously, I shrieked like the inner 5 year old that I am had just won a squillion gummy bears. (No shame.)

The first movie I remember seeing in cinema was The Little Mermaid in 1989. I was seven and it. was. my. jam. I am an 80s-90s Disney kid and Ariel was the bomb. I liked the movie so much that I wanted to dress as her for halloween in 3rd grade. My mom made me an outfit complete with tail, fins, and seashells and I rocked it. Flash forward to October 2017. There was a Disney singalong at the movies. I hauled myself out of bed on a rainy Saturday morning for The Little Mermaid. You better believe that I quoted and sang throughout the whole thing!

When this packet arrived in our consultant previews, I lost my ever loving mind. I had the *perfect* papers to scrapbook my singalong experience! And I threw in some copies of my costume from 3rd grade. (Don't ask about the hair, bad idea at the time, hilarious now.)

For our Scrapbook Camp in January, I was in charge of creating demonstrating and teaching our campers how to make their name tags.
I came up with this design using various thin cuts, stampsets, and the make waves papers. You can take the more subtle papers and turn them into something stunning! The memories/camera stampset is from the New Consultant Kit.

I then used my tag as an embellishment on my layout after I got my camp photos developed. No point in wasting my tag!
Before the photos
After the photos
See? I told you this collection wasn't "just" for little girls! Get some Make Waves goodies and get crafty. What will you come up with?

To make these projects, I used my basic toolkit plus these materials. Click through to purchase or contact your consultant. Basic Toolkit: (Versamat, Trimmer, Ruler, Adhesive Runner, Stamping Starter Kit + Blocks, Nonstick Microtip Scissors), Make Waves Paper Packet Coordinating Cardstock and Complements, Basic Circles and Basic Circles Tags Thin Cuts, MIFYHv3, New Consultant Kit Jennifer's Hand We Are Makers Stampsets, Clear Shimmer Brush, Black & White Dots, Charcoal Lagoon and Eggplant Exclusive Inks.

I'd love it if you'd leave a comment below and pin my projects before you pop over for more wavy creations with Maz.

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  1. Cute name tag & how you incorporated it into the camp photo layout. I love the gradient paper & how it was used.

  2. Your tags are a great idea and your layout is lovely.

  3. It is wonderful when a paper pack really resonates with you isn’t it? So obvious to see that you were in your element with this one.

  4. I love your then and now photo layout!

  5. These projects are amazing!! I'm a bit older than you but I'm a huge Disney fan too so I totally understand the obsession!! rocked Ariel!!

  6. Great pages. Love your stories to go with your blog :)


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