Thursday, July 12, 2018

Project Life Style Templates, Choose Joy, New Releases and Freebies

Welcome to The Cherry On Top.

Grab a cup of Jo or something else you love and get comfortable.  We've got some serious scrap-a-licious pages to show off with our new templates, Choose Joy as well as other pages from my favorite designers in DigiLand.  I've got a few links for new freebies, too.

The first two pages are my own.  I thought I'd try out inserting one large photo in the many photo spots to see how that would turn out and, WOW!  I love it.  Give it a try yourself?  I'll briefly explain how I did it in PSE.  I highlighted all of the grey photo spots, removed the layer style then merged them and clipped in my photo.  It was SO easy to do.  I wanted all of my matting to be the same color.  Otherwise, it might look too busy with the already busy background, so I did the same thing.  High lighted all of the matting, ditched the shadows and merged.  Boy, is that a huge time saver!  Just don't forget to add your shadows back.  I used Kim Cameron's kit, Coastal Wanderer.

Here are some more pages from my very talented team.

If you're thinking these templates look familiar, they coordinate with our mini scrapbooking kit that was a freebie.  I even had a hybrid project using the journal cards.

There are plenty of new releases out there this week.  Check out these fabulous new goodies from LouCee Creations and Made By Keuntje.
I went ga, ga over Lou's new kit, Mermaid Kisses!  I think you can sea why.  Hehehe...I used Made By Keuntje's really awesome templates, "Oh, Crab!"

If you like making a scene, this kit is for you!  I had way too much fun designing this page.

Here is Lou's fabulous freebie!  It will be available on Saturday!

Made By Keuntje has another, new fabulous collection out, Heat Wave.  I don't know where you live, but it's been brutal in Belgium.  Hot, hot, hot and zero rain!  I'm pretty sure that is where Dana got her inspiration for this new collection.  Hehehe...

I scrapped up the hubs and when we were in Spain this spring.  Just look at all of the beautiful elements and she even drew me! The big haired blonde.  I had to give her a drink, though.  Hehehe...
Both of these generous designers have coordinating freebiesto go with their new goodies.  You can get the links by clicking on the images, below.

Last week was SO busy!  Here are a few pages I designed from last week that I think you'll really love.  This is another template from Oh, Crab.  I love how you can clip in the papers for the crabs.  I used my kit, Soak Up The Sun.

These are the templates from last week.  So pretty, you could use them as quick pages.

If you're a friend of mine on FB, then you've seen updated profile and wall pics.  I used Aimee Harrison's gorgeous collection, Oceana.  It was so great for my pictures from Spain.

You can see how easy it is to make a few subtle changes to your page/profile pic and turn it into a pic that's great for your wall.  I like when my pics coordinate.  I changed the title, ditched the larger portion of the page and voila.  Upload and position and you're set!

Aimee has a fabulous coordinating freebie on her blog.  Check it out!

Cutie Pie Scraps asked if I'd scrap a few pages using her new kit, Soccer Player to coordinate with our Seriously Soccer templates.  Seeing how my team is now OUT of the World Cup, I'm not nearly as excited.  However, I'm glad to see Croatia in there.  I'll be watching the final, will you?

The papers in this kit are pretty great and all of the basic elements you need to scrap your soccer pics are in there, too.

Kim Cameron has new templates and a kit in the Studio.  Small Town U.S.A. is really cute.  Just look at some of the fun elements in this kit.  Pop over to the Studioand see some of the others.

If you are a newsletterrecipient, then you just received the third, free template, today!  If you're not a recipient, let's change that!

Well, that was one heck of scrap-a-licious blog!  I hope you enjoyed it and that we've inspired you to get scrappy, today.

Thanks so, so much for making The Cherry a part of what I hope to be a fantastic day.