Friday, January 24, 2014

Close Knit- layouts, cards, and an altered project.. oh my.....

Hello and good morning...

I'm up over up on the Scrapbook Steals Blog today and I’m sharing a few items that I made using Crate’s Close Knit collection. It’s soft colors, and vintage inspired theme were wonderful to work with and I just LOVE all the fun embellishment accent pieces.

First up, I altered a soup can that we used for lunch. I took off all the packaging and clean it out. I added some paper to the outside, as well as lined the inside with paper, to give it a more finished look.

I used some of the diecuts, chipboard pieces, and wood veneer shapes.

I made several pinwheels out of paper, and then used the epoxy brads for the pinwheel centers and then staggered the sizes of height.

I created this family layout, using our Christmas family photo.

The soft colors reminded me of a quilt, so I played around with some triangle shapes and added some stitching.

I also made a layout of my little one, who fell asleep in the car with her little bear. I used one of the layered borders with the word “hugs” on it for my title and added several wood veneer pieces.

 I played around with cutting on the "lace" border and then using the B side of the cut out triangles and adding them into the open center areas:

Lastly, I made a couple of cards. I used different chipboard pieces to add as accents to the:

I have just enjoyed working with this collection. I really feel like it can work for any occasion, even through it is mainly family themed.

Thanks so much for stopping by today!!!! Happy Friday!!!!


  1. Love what you did with this line Wendi and I am digging those triangles

  2. You have been BUSY!! I am IN LOVE with all of these ... but those pinwheels are JUST AMAZING!!!!!!!!!!!!! LOVE LOVE LOVE

  3. WOW!!! awesome work my friend and i LOVE the pinwheels :)

  4. Wow Wendi, these are all amazing! Love them all! Beautiful job!


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