Fawntastic Friday #13

Hey everyone!

Today we’ve got another Fawntastic Friday for you. I’ve really been loving seeing all your wonderful projects shared around the net!

Before we dive in today, I wanted to let you all know that the new Freckled Fawn design team will be announced very soon. Hopefully next week, so stay tuned!

Big congrats to scrappynerduk Claire for being this week’s Fawntastic Friday feature!

I love the fun color combo of this layout! It is such a fun one.

Congrats again, Claire! You have won a $15 gift card to the Freckled Fawn Store. Please email Doe to get hooked up with your gift card prize! doe@freckledfawn.com

A special thanks goes out to everyone who continues to share the Freckled Fawn love. Keep creating and keep sharing! You might just see your project here next week.

~Sami

Want to be featured here? Simply create a project using Freckled Fawn products & share it online! I’ll be searching the net for new Freckled Fawn creations. In order for me to find your projects, do any of the following:

  • Tag us on Instagram @shopfreckledfawn and use the hashtags #freckledfawn and #fawntasticfriday
  • Share your project with us in the Freckled Fawn Fanatics group.

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One Washi Tape, 3 Different Ways | Washi Wednesday

Hey everyone! Sami here.

Before we get started, it’s reminder time!

  • There are TWO MORE DAYS to submit for our design team call. Don’t delay! Send in those applications. I can’t wait to see your projects.
  • It’s Sneak Peek Week! Leave me a comment for another chance to win an April Freckled Fawn Kit!! You can see more sneak peeks over on Instagram today.

It’s Washi Wednesday and I have a fun video for you today. This week, I am sharing 3 different ways I used the March kit washi tape on 3 scrapbook projects. I hope you like this dose of inspiration!

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XO,
Sami




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Explore Layout by Jen

Hey there! Jen here to show you how I used the March embellishment kit to create a 12 x 12 scrapbook layout. I love that this kit has a bit of a travel theme, but I want to encourage you to use it to document everyday adventures as well. This is about a little hike I took in the mountains close to my house.

I used the acrylic word as my title and a little label sticker + handwriting for my subtitle. In each cluster of embellishment I added an epoxy arrow, some vellum word strips (from last month’s kit) and some puffy stars.

I had an awkward group of photos to work with – a vertical and horizontal 3×4 and a horizontal 4×6. By adding in the “adventure” wood frame I was able to create a grid for a more cohesive look.

I finished by adding a little pop of red with the washi tape and brought that more into my layout by stamping my date in the same color.

You can see the entire process in the video below!

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I hope you enjoyed my project today. Don’t forget to check out the previous two posts for some April sneak peeks & leave me a comment to be entered to win an April kit.

XO,
Jen



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Adventure TN Layout by Kristin

Hi, Kristin here!

This TN spread was inspired by the ‘adventure’ acrylic piece in this month’s kit. I pulled together some supplies that coordinated with the piece, including patterned paper, and this photo that had just enough orange to work perfectly.

On this page, I documented an adventure that we had in Brooklyn with friends visiting from California. With the prompt written on the left side, I already had a title for the page. I did a little bit of journaling on top of the photograph to round out the story.

Hope you have a lovely day!

XO,
Kristin




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DIY Traveler’s Notebook Insert Cover Tutorial | Washi Wednesday

Hey everyone! Sami here with another Washi Wednesday Tutorial.

I recently made a cover for my Traveler’s Notebook insert and I wanted to share it with you. I really loved how last week’s clean and simple thank you cards turned out with the Chevron Washi that was part of the March Embellishment Kit and Planner Kit. I wanted to take that a step further by making a TN notebook cover.

Lately I have been using a Freckled Fawn Sleek TN in the color Rich Teal. I just LOVE the texture on this TN. It’s gorgeous!

Here is the quick video showing how I made my cover:

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I hope you enjoyed today’s quick tutorial.

Have a lovely day!

XO
Sami




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Project Life Week 6 Process by Jen

Hey there! It’s Jen Schow here to share a Project Life spread with you using the March embellishment kit. Something that I’m loving lately is a lot of photos + just a pop of color and I love how using a few simple embellishments really helps them shine.

I used the yellow acrylic “adventure” on my date card and a little blue puffy star above it. I love the texture that adding a staple to a puffy sticker gives.

To bring the blue and yellow to the other side of the spread, I added a little yellow arrow sticker and another puffy star to the top of my journaling card. So very simple, but I think it really lets the photos and those few embellishments shine.

If you want to see how it all came together, you can watch the process video.

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I hope you enjoyed today’s project. Don’t forget about our design team call! Click here for all the details.

XO,
Jen




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Adventure Layout by Megan

Hello everyone! It’s Megan here today to share a fun multi-photo layout with you!

As soon as I saw the acrylic word “adventure” in this month’s March 2017 Embellishment Kit, I knew I wanted to make a page about my kids playing at a cool climbing park for the first time!

The kit is great for travel, but you can use it for hometown adventures, exploring, and outdoor activities just as easily.

I knew I wanted to include a lot of photos on this page, tucking embellishments into corners and empty spaces, so I played around with the photo sizes on a digital 12×12 canvas before printing the photos on letter sized photo paper and cropping them–that way I knew that the layout would work!

I loved adding the title with the foam letters and using it with the journaling to create a sort of photo corner framing a photo. I also slipped in a label sticker with the date.

The wood explore chip and the heart clip were great additions to this empty space left by the photo configuration! I attached the heart clip with embroidery floss, which helped get in more of the seafoam green color of the title.

I wanted to create a visual triangle with that seafoam color, so I added a clip under the upper right photo, attached with a glue dot, to make another photo corner. Clips can be very useful for attaching things (I love them for memorabilia!), but it’s fun to use them decoratively sometimes too.

The adventure acrylic word, a line of puffy star stickers, and a strip of washi tape from an older Freckled Fawn kit finished this layout off!

If you use the March 2017 Freckled Fawn Embellishment Kit, I’d love to see how you do! What would you document with these embellishments?

XO,

Megan




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Exploring Winter Feelings by Kristin

Hi, Kristin here,

I’ve been using a Traveler’s Notebook as my everyday documentation project for 2017. I’ve been creating double-page spreads for whatever everyday stories are calling to me. With this spread, I document how winter is making me feel using the March 2017 Embellishment kit.

February is the hardest month for me personally. It’s always so cold, it still gets dark super early, and spring doesn’t really seem to be in sight just yet.

I used my Polaroid Zip printer to print our a 2×3 photograph that I stuck down in the bottom left hand corner of the spread. I journaled next to the photo, and left the right side of my spread to hold the title.

XO,
Kristin




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Exploration Planner Spread by Kim

Hi, it’s Kim here!

I have recently switched over my “to-go” calendar to be housed in my Freckled Fawn Travelers Notebook.  There is a week overview and each day has it’s own timed daily in these inserts which makes it really fun to deck out my planner!

Using the March kit, I’ve done the whole week exploration style with the wonderful mapped arrows and bright orange washi tape.

I loved the abundance of tag stickers and used them along the spine to house the big boys practice schedule.

On the next page I used that arrow washi and doubled it up on the bottom of the page.  Gives it a little grounding and dimension with it in two layers.  I have also cut  the square in half and placed it on the edges of the column for focus on some FF to-do’s.

The large puffy stickers add a bit of bold pop along with the arrow bleeds to house more list making.

I again used some sticker bleeds in combination to the regular tags and arrows.

Cutting the single piece of washi into columns made the design very different, don’t you think?

And for my weekend vibes, I used the wood veneer frames but cut off the frame part.  I did rub each piece with brown stamp ink to disguise the natural cut marks.

With the arrows directing focus on the tasks at hand, how could I be lead astray.

Thank for joining me today here on the blog!

xoxoxo

Kim




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Go See Explore Layout by Soraya

Hello! Soraya here.

Today I have a layout to share that I made using the March Embellishment kit.

I love every bit of the kit so I decided to fill the right side of the layout with embellishments! I also used some elements from past kits to embellish more and give a vertical sense of movement to it.

“Go + See + Explore” is made with a mix of textures like: vellum alpha stickers, puffy stickers and acrylic word!

I hope you enjoyed my layout today. Thanks for stopping by!

XO,

Soraya




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