New Year Week!

New Year

2015 is almost here! In preparation for the start of a New Year we're going to feature layouts, cards, and projects with this theme in mind. Heather Leopard (Blog: Heather Leopard | Instagram: @heatherleopard | Pinterest: @heatherleopard | Twitter: @heatherleopard) has a stunning page to share with everyone today:

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Happy New Year by Heather Leopard American Crafts
Supplies: DIY Shop collection: 369025 - Gold Dot on Vellum Paper, 369060 – Permanent Chalk Markers – Gold, Chalkboard collection – 369079 12×12 Paper Pad, Dear Lizzy Serendipity collection: 369181 – Little Things Paper, 369199 Ooh La La Paper, 369185 Hello Beautiful Paper, 369187 One Fine Day Paper, 369207 – Printed Chipboard Letter Stickers Thickers, 369209 – Printed Foil Letter Stickers Thickers, 369210 – Phrase and Letter Stickers, 369213 – Puffy Stickers, 369215 – Enamel Dots, 369217 – Pleather Bows, 369218 – Die Cut Cardstock Shapes

How to: Using white cardstock as your base, adhere the gold dot vellum paper to the top 1/2 of the page. Adhere the Little Things paper to the bottom 1/2 of the page. Add a 1 1/2" border using the Little Things B side of the paper above the seam. Adhere the gold scallop border over the 1 1/2" border. Stitch the papers along the seams. Hand cut the banners from the Ooh La La paper and adhere to the top of the page. Add a pleather bow in the upper right where the banners connect. Scatter enamel dots like confetti over some of the gold vellum dots. Create a photo mat/frame from coordinating papers, including the gold dot vellum. Cut a chalkboard frame from the Chalkboard paper pad. Journal with a gold pen and embellish to your liking. Add a fun and flirty title by mixing alphas.

Happy New Year Title by Heather Leopard American Crafts