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Saturday, October 31, 2015

Paper Issues: October Free Printables

Hi there! Have you seen the October FREE printable from Paper Issues?


I fell for the kraft one and made this layout about something I really enjoy doing during fall. I am not a big fan of fall otherwise, but there is something special about having a hot, delicious cup of tee when it is getting cold and dark outside. 

Alex Gadji - Tea Time

I have used the gorgeous Pink Paislee Cedar Lane collection. I chose to add a big piece of vellum to give the page a softer look. I have attached the vellum with 3d dots.

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Now head over to Paper Issues blog for more inspiration using our free printables
Thanks for stopping by!

Friday, October 30, 2015

When you wish to scrap...

...I obey.

Alex Gadji - When you wish to scrap

You can't say no to that, right? Especially not when someone covered with chicken pox asks you :-) I have made this layout for Design in Papers using Dear Lizzy Documentary collection from American Crafts.
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I don't know what I am going to do when I run out of these Lily Bee mini alphas!! Cry, for sure... They are my all time favorites!

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Thanks so much for stopping by today! 

Sunday, October 25, 2015

Paper Issues: Scrap Lift Sunday

Ready for another Scrap Lift Sunday challenge from Paper Issues? This time we are lifting a layout from my sweet friend Sherri Funk. Head over to Paper Issues {Friends & Fans} Facebook group to see more and to play along for a chance to win a gift card to the PI store.

Here is my take on the challenge.

Alex Gadji - Oh so cute

I have mixed the new Pink Paislee Memorandum collection with the bits and pieces from PP Atlas and PP Citrus Bliss.

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The big banner behind my photo is from the older PP Hey Kid collection. I believe there are still a few available HERE in the Paper Issues shop if you'd want some.

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Ugh. For some reason, this one was really hard to photograph. I can't help but thinking that it looks so much better in real life. I hate it when that happens...

I hope to see you over in our Facebook group!
Have fun with this one!

Monday, October 19, 2015

Paper Issues: Scrap Lift Sunday

I know, I know. It's Monday. Not Sunday. Unfortunately.
But in case you didn't know, every Sunday over in the Paper Issues {Friends & Fans} Facebook group, we have a new layout for you to lift. This also means that every Sunday there is a new chance for you to win a gift certificate in the Paper Issues store. So be sure to stop by and check it out!

This week we are lifting my talented PI friend Jen Boumis. Here is my take on her beautiful layout.

Alex Gadji - Cuddle

I have used Amy Tangerine's Finders Keepers collection from American Crafts. In case you didn't notice: I am madly, deeply in love with it!!

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I hope you feel inspired to join us and play along!
Thanks for stopping by!

Thursday, October 15, 2015

A Boy's Room

A boy's room. All kind of different vehicles all over the place. Every. Single. Day. 90% of all the cars he has, his older sister has had too. But she was never playing with them. Never. We've tried to encourage her, but nope. Zero interest. I find it very interesting... And strange :-)

Alex Gadji - Boy's Room

I made this layout for Design in Papers using the Wonder collection from Crate Paper.

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And here is the piece that inspired me to make this page...

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Thanks so much for stopping by!

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Paper Issues:Pink Paislee Cedar Lane Spotlight

Hi there! Today we are spotlighting the lovely Pink Paislee Cedar Lane collection over at the Paper Issues blog. I've been dying to play with this collection! Here is my first with it.

Alex Gadji - Favorite Memories

I wrote my journaling on a piece of vellum and attached it with Cedar Lane washi strips.

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The foxes!!! Eeeeeek!!

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Be sure to stop by the PI blog for more Cedar Lane inspiration! You can grab all this gorgeous stuff HERE in the Paper Issues store. Use ALEX20 at checkout to get 20% off.

Thanks for stopping by!

Saturday, October 3, 2015

Paper Issues: Sketchy Saturday

Hi guys! It's time for another Sketchy Saturday over at Paper Issues! Here is the sketch we are playing with this time.



The sketch is inspired by THIS awesome layout by the super talented Jen Chapin. And here is my take on it:

Alex Gadji - Bike picnic

I have used Amy Tangerine's new Finders Keepers collection. Love the colors!

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Now head over to the PI blog and play along for a chance to win a gift card to the Paper Issues store. You can find the Finders Keepers goodies HERE. Grab them and get 20% off by using ALEX20 at checkout.

Have fun!