Saturday, January 29, 2011

Beach Fun with Pack Your Bags

I'm loving the Cricut Pack Your Bags cartridge! I think I'll be getting a lot of use out this one, especially for layouts. For this layout, I cut my title at 2.88". It didn't stand out well on my background paper, so I cut a strip of blue cardstock at 3 1/4" x 11" and ran it through my Polka Dots Cuttlebug folder. For my journaling tag, I cut the stamp image at 2.65", using my Library Ledger paper. To make it pop off of the page, I offset it on a piece of 2 1/2" x 3" blue paper.

For the sand castle, I created a background by cutting a 7.47" circle from Mini Monograms and running it through the Divine Swirls Cuttlebug folder. The scalloped circle behind it is cut at 6.88". The sand castle itself is cut at 3.12", and I ran the bucket through the Distressed Stripes Cuttlebug folder.

My photo is trimmed to 4" x 4 3/4", with the red layer at 4 1/4" x 5" and the green layer at 4 1/2" x 5 1/4". I finally got to use the cute "Beach" metal slide and ribbon that I picked up at Tuesday Morning last year!


DCWV Stack 6 Patterned Paper (background and sand)
Papertrey Ink Simply Chartreuse, Pure Poppy, & Blueberry Sky Cardstock
Core'dinations Cardstock
Papertrey Ink Library Ledger Patterned Paper
Cuttlebug Divine Swirls, Polka Dots, & Distressed Stripes Embossing Folders
Passports for Scrapbooking Metal Slide
Sakura White Gelly Roll Pen
Color Box Cat's Eye Chalk Ink


  1. What a great layout. I love the colors.

  2. Awesome, awesome, awesome layout!! Love the colors and love the cuts you used!! I tried winning this cartridge the other day on ebay but it kept going for more than I wanted to pay!! Hopefully I can get it soon!! Great job! Leanne

  3. Awesome LO! I love the colors! They are perfect. This looks like a super fun cartridge.

  4. I love this! It's just adorable! arrg...I'm gonna need another cart!!!!! lol!
    liz :o)

  5. I love this! I love beachy themes and you picked great colors! ...wishing summer would get here soon! Thanks for sharing!

  6. OMG... I love the layout, the colors and the fact SOMEONE has a scrapbook page done! Actually I am jealous~ sooo need to work on my son's! Thanks for inspiring!

  7. very inspiring page. Thanks so much for being sooo creative. Love the colors and actually the simplicity of it all. Congrats. It makes me want to get busy.


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