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Ann-Marie’s Monthly View

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Hi Everyone! It’s Ann-Marie again. 

Today I am showing you how I use the kit’s cardstock in my monthly view. Normally I use cardstock as dividers, bookmarks, cards among other items – however, I am trying to use it more creatively. That way I can use every aspect of the kit. This month I decided to use my cardstock to decorate the monthly view in my Erin Condren Neutral Life Planner. 

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This kit makes it easy to coordinate, not only do all the papers have a similar color scheme but you can use the both sides of the same paper for perfect pairings! I start all my monthly views by deciding If I want to cover the header or not, then I move on to the empty days from the month before/after. I love using the washi strips for banners and quote cards to fill empty space. Below I have quick video showing my full set up.

How are you using your cardstock this month? I’d love to see! Tag me on instagram at @gossamerblue and @RosePaperParty!

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Cathy’s 2016 Life Pages Albums

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Hello Gossamer Blue clan! I am so excited to be a part of the Design Team for 2017. Although I have “guest” designed in the past, this is my first time committing to a whole year with the GB family, and I am SUPER excited.

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I wanted to share with you my completed 2016 Life Pages albums. If you are like me, you are a fan of the “weird” size albums such as 9×12 and 6×12. I started my year in a 6×12 then went back into a larger format. I have an album size identity crisis! 

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Here is a quick little quirky video of my complete album:

As you can see, I have subbed to MANY kits in the past. I am actually starting a Sunday Scrapbook series called Scrap Your Stash – and that was pretty much my goal for the 2017 year. I know many of us “hoard” our stash – DON’T! Use those pretty paper goods and tell your stories. I am so excited to show you all the wonderful layouts I was able to do with my design team products. Our products go a LONG way!

Here are some close up of my pocket pages. I print using a Canon printer with semi-gloss paper so I can easily stamp on them! Enjoy!

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Andrea’s Desk Tour

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The scrap desk.

It evolves and flows with my current needs and stash but at some point I decided that THIS is the state in which I want to share it with my fellow crafters!

This space is constantly evolving and has changed a bit since I shot this video.But that doesn’t mean that it didn’t work at one time – probably 90% of how I organized this still holds up. No matter what, if someone can gain some inspiration or tips from my organized little space then I have succeeded!

As the New Year invites a sense of cleanliness and fresh starts, maybe a good place to begin is where we create – especially if you have goals of a cleaner and more organized space or a commitment to creating more in 2017.

I’m thrilled to share a special look inside my little tiny corner which holds endless creative energy and keeps me motivated! It looks a bit different these days but the structure and bones remain the foundation for this space. I hope you enjoy my little tour and Happy 2017 to you!

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