Hey There Cupcake Layout

by Aimee Dow

Hi There! It’s been awhile. In fact there has been a whole new stamp release since my last visit. So many truly great designs to play with so little time.  Today I’m going to let you in on a little secret. It’s one of my go to stamping techniques. It is also a great way to use the tiny pattern stamps.

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This past month Eva learned to stand all by herself! Mommy and Daddy are crazy proud. Which is why I was so glad I was sent the Celebrate Stamp Set. Oh, that reminds me. Did you know that there are quotes on the backing cards of the tiny stamp sets? I am particularly fond of the one on the Celebration set. It’s a quote from Oprah Winfrey that reads: “The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.”. Doesn’t it have a great ring of truth to it? I know it’s certainly the case in my life.

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Right, before I wandered off track I was telling you about my go to technique. I love to use stamps to ground floating embellishments to a page. In this case I used the Tiny Stars Stamp to give my photos a home. I took full advantage of their hollow shape and messy watercolored them in, to help draw the eye in as well.

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I used the same technique on some of the floating embellishments too. Except this time I used the Tiny Hearts Stamp  and the same pink watercolour paint I used for the boarder. It is far less pronounced than the stars. I like that it creates a really cool distressed look, which matches my pattern papers.

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I also layered in a few sentiments from the Celebrate Stamp Set. Not only does it reinforce my pages theme, the black ink brings needed contrast.

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So there you have it, 3 really great uses for our tiny stamp sets. I hope, even if you aren’t a scrapbooker, that I have still managed to inspire you.

Aimee Xx

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Leanne in Cali October 22, 2016 - 11:23 am

I love this layout! Thanks for the awesome tips.

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Barbara October 22, 2016 - 2:38 pm

Very nice. Cute and fun!

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Shelly October 23, 2016 - 12:37 pm

Such a FUN layout!

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Tara Prince October 24, 2016 - 10:30 am

so cute!!

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April October 28, 2016 - 10:48 am

Wow, this is an amazing layout!

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