Welcome to 6×6 Paper Pads Week! 6×6 papers are great for punching out shapes, making collages, layering, and so much more! We hope our projects will inspire you this week to use your 6×6 paper pads! Paige Evans (Blog: Paige Evans | Instagram: @paigetaylorevans | Pinterest: @paigeevans | Twitter: @PaigeTEvans) starts the week of inspiration with two layouts:
Supplies: Dear Lizzy Lucky Charm (35990) – 6×6 Paper Pad, Dear Lizzy 5th & Frolic (35827) – 6×6 Paper Pad, Dear Lizzy Neopolitan (35658) – 6×6 Paper Pad, Dear Lizzy Polka Dot Party (366214) – 6×6 Paper Pad, Epoxy Stickers (366198) – Polka Dot Party , Ribbon Photo Corners (366200) – Polka Dot Party , Fringe Flowers (366202) – Polka Dot Party, Dimensional Embellishments (366207) - Polka Dot Party, Accent & Phrases Stickers (366195) - Polka Dot Party, Die-Cut Shapes (366205) - Polka Dot Party, Dazzling Decor Paper (366173) – Polka Dot Party, 1.5" Square (63101) – Paper Punch
How To: Punch 1/2" squares from Dear Lizzy 6×6 paper pads, cut each square in half diagonally to make tons of triangles, then adhere them in 7 rows down the center of a blue patterned paper layout background. Sew diagonally across each row of triangles and leave the thread ends pretty long. Die cut three doilies from white cardstock and place them on the top left, middle right, and bottom left corners. Layer photos, fabric brads, epoxy stickers, accordion and fabric flowers, ribbon photo corners, and more, on each die cut doily as shown. Journal on a die cut card and tuck it under one of the doilies. Make a title with chipboard and mini alphabet stickers under the middle photo. Stamp the date below the title and drop dark blue spray mist around the doilies.
Supplies: Amy Tangerine Yes Please (35954) – 6×6 Paper Pad, Amy Tangerine Ready Set Go (35790) – 6×6 Paper Pad, Amy Tangerine Cut & Paste (366086) – 6×6 Paper Pad, Taylor's Favorite Paper (366040) – Amy Tangerine Cut & Paste, Epoxy Borders (366063) – Cut & Paste, Collage White (366057) – Thickers, Collage Shamrock (366056) – Thickers, Cut Out Accents (366060) – Thickers, Bits Die Cut Shapes (366068) – Cut & Paste, Harper Tiny Alpha Stickers (366064) – Remarks, Typed Tiny Alpha/Phrase Stickers (366065) – Remarks, Wood Veneer Cards (366072) – Bits, Adhesive Chipboard Pieces (366074) – Bits
How To: Trim 1/2" from the top of a gray polka dot paper layout background leaving the tearaway strip intact and put that at the top. Punch 1" circles from Amy Tangerine 6×6 paper pads and adhere them with pop dots across the layout. Add an epoxy border sticker, mini alphabet and foam stickers across the top to make the title. Place a "remember" chipboard sticker on the top right with a "this" sticker below. Adhere a square photo on the layout, slightly off-center. Place speech bubble wood veneer, chipboard, and die cuts around the photo and embellish with stickers and journaling. Stick a chipboard bow at the bottom of the photo. Stamp the date on the bottom right corner and drop black spray mist around the layout as shown.
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