Monday, November 2, 2020


  Hello! I am back with you today with a layout using the gorgeous new Blue Fern Studios line Passages.This is an adorable line that focuses on travel but is very versatile for any photos!

I used the paper Junket for my background. I love the soft pink color and the adorable design on it. To frame my photo I used the Frilly Frame chipboard. I always prepare my chipboard by covering it in white gesso so that the color holds better and comes out brighter. I then went over it with pink paint and then highlighted areas with some Salt Water Taffy glimmer mist from Lindy's.

I wanted to bring out the pattern on the paper a bit more so I used a stencil that had a very similar design and added molding paste. I colored the design with the same colors that I used on the chipboard frame, Salt Water Taffy, Cosmopolitan Pink, Cotton Candy and Gold/ I added a little pink pearl in the middle of each design to help bring it out more.

I made some flourishes with my Prima mould and colored them again with the same colors I used on my background. The flowers are from Prima and Blue Fern.

I used the camera chipboard from the Picture This package. Trying to stay true to my color scheme I used Ebony, Glistening Sand and It's A Girl embossing powders to color it.

My second flower cluster, again using Prima and Blue Fern flowers. I also added the adorable little Eiffel Tower charm from the World Tour package.

To maximize my chipboard I cut the camera in half placing half on either side of the photo. I also randomly added some Seedlings in Sweet Pea around my layout for added texture.

I used a piece from the Ephemera pack as my title. I also did a little stamping using the Wandering Soul stamp on my background.

I hope everything is well in your world and that you are staying safe and sane!
All the best! :)

Products Used

Homeward Bound
Bucket List

Frilly Frame
Picture This

Embossing Powder
Glistening Sands
It's A Girl

Sweet Pea

Apricot Blooms

Black Lace

Thursday, October 29, 2020

*Hello* Scrapbook Layout using Radiance

Hello Crafty Friends,  Phyllis here today with a layout using Blue Fern Studios Radiance collection!  This collection is so soft and Gorgeous!  I love lots of layers and dimension so I did many layers and also did some distressing on the edges!

I did alot of diecutting for my layers and also for the flowers!

For teh chipboard I heat embossed Blue Fern Studios Taupe and Chili Powder embossing powder.

I also added Blue Fern Studios Gold Nugget seedlings and Sailors Delight Glitter.

Blue Fern Studios Radiance collection is a new favorite of mine even though I know it's an older collection!  
I hope I've inspired you to create something beautiful today!
Happy Creating!!!

Blue Fern Studios:
Radiance collection
Taupe & Chili Powder Embossing powder
Gold Nugget Seedlings
Sailors Delight Glitter


Sunday, October 18, 2020

Mixed Media Tags using Bird Waltz

 Hello!  I have been wanting to create with Bird Waltz collection but the designs and colors are so beautiful I didn't know how to cut the papers!!!  So I decided to create 3 mixed media tags using this collection!

I started with Bird Waltz paper,  then used White Crackle texture paste thru a stencil then I used a stamp from Opulent Chandier Stamp collection to add to the background.  

I used some fiber and Blue Fern Studios Lace 51 and Lace 26 then added a couple diecut tags,  doilies and leaves using Bird Waltz paper for these diecuts.  I also did some fussy cutting,  one of the roses from the paper collection.  For more texture and dimension I added cheesecloth,  Blue Fern Studios Seedlings-Gold Nugget and also Blue Fern Studios Glitter-Sailor's Delight.  and from my stash I added a few brown sequins.
I heat embossed the Blue Fern Studios chipboard with Taupe and I also used the sentiment stamp from Affectionately Yours
The same process for the other 2 tags are similar to the first tag.  

I used Blue Fern Studios Crimson Blossoms for all 3 tags they were the perfect pop of color 
I needed to tie in the colors from the Bird Waltz paper collection!

I also used Blue Fern Studios Bird Waltz Ephemera diecut cardstock Butterfly on this tag!
I Love Butterflies so this Ephemera diecut was perfect!

Thank you for stopping by and I hope I've inspired you today to create something beautiful using Blue Fern Studios Bird Waltz collection!

Blue Fern Studios:
Bird Waltz Paper collection
Bird Waltz Ephemera Diecut 
Blue Fern Studios Stamps:  Opulent Chandier,  Affectionately Yours
Blue Fern Studios Embossing Powder:  Taupe
Lace:  26 & 51
Crimson blossom Flower set

Monday, October 12, 2020

Key to My Heart Scrapbook Layout

 Have you had a chance to create with the New Passages collection from Blue Fern Studios?  It is so fun and the designs and colors are so Gorgeous!

I created a 12x12 layout *Key to My Heart*.

I began doing lots of diecutting for all my elements and layers for this layout!
Then I did some tearing for my background design.  

I painted Blue Fern Studios *Key to My Heart*and the chipboard for my photo matting with Heavy body acrylic paint.  

I also used Blue Fern Studios lace for texture behind my layers.  I created flowers with my floral dies then added a few buttons!
I love adding Blue Fern Studios Seedlings and glitter for added interest to my projects!

I hope I've inspired you to make use of your metal dies to create layers!
The Passages collection is so Fun and versatile!
Thank you for stopping by!

Blue Fern Studios Supplies:
Passages collection
Glitter~Saliors Delight
Chipboard Key to My Heart 

Thursday, October 8, 2020

Memories Scrapbook Layout

Hey Crafty Friends I am here to share my layout I created

on Facebook Live using the Remnants collection!

If you would like to watch the process of how I created this layout you can check it out on Scrapbooking By Phyllis Facebook Live Recording!

Here are close ups of the details on the layout!

Thanks for stopping by!  

Happy Creating!!!

Blue Fern Studios supplies:
Remnants collection
Blue Fern Studios Flowers
Mayhem Textures stamps
Scripted Medley Radiance stamps
Taupe & Goldilocks Embossing Powders

Wednesday, October 7, 2020

 Passages Traveler's Notebook

With each of Michelle Singh's new collections for Blue Fern Studios, I have a new favorite!  The Passages collection was perfect for a traveler's notebook size journal.

 The colors of the collection include my favorites, 

pink and soft teal.  Just gorgeous! 

The ephemera from the ephemera packs and the journal cards were just the right size for the traveler's notebook dimensions of 8 1/2 by 4 1/2 inches giving me lots of options for embellishing!

As always, the Blue Fern paper folds without cracking and is a dream to work with!  I have so many ideas I can't wait to make another project with the Passages collection!

  Visit me on my YouTube channel for the series of videos of the making of the journal that you can follow along with. 

Here is the link for the "final flip through" video:

Thanks for stopping by today! 


Products used:


Friday, October 2, 2020

Crazy Cousins

Hi there! I have a layout today which took me a little outside of my comfort zone. I went with a bunch of colors for this zany photo I took of my grandkids a few years ago.

I used the Happy Accident 2 paper line from Blue Fern Studios.
I used the large Circle Panel chipboard and cut a strip of circles from it. I used a variety of embossing powders and heat embossed them on then followed it with some random stamping with the Tattered Newsprint stamp. I used some seedlings in Meadow  and Pink Topaz inside the circles to add more fun to the page.
I used some of the Printed chipboard that came with this line. Amusing was the perfect word to describe the photo. I also used a frame from the printed chipboard and used it behind my photo.
I used 49 & Market blooms in Tutti Frutti which were the perfect match for the embossing colors I used.
The chipboard title Crazy Cousins was absolutely perfect for this photo which showcases the crazy cousins in our family. I love how Blue Fern has so many awesome titles to choose from!
I used the Scripted Medley stamp to add some extra interest on my background.
You can see the printed chipboard frame here as well as some extra texture on my background achieved by using tissue paper, drywall tape and a stencil to add extra texture to my background. 

Have an awesome day!

Products Used


Large Circle Panel
Crazy Cousins title

Embossing Powder
Chili Powder
Cotton Candy

Pink Topaz

Printed Chipboard

Scripted Medley
Tattered Newsprint