Studio Calico Antiquary Main Scrapbook Kit | Step Out

Amy Tan | Studio Calico Kit Step-OutFirst I gather all of the kit contents and determine which papers and embellishments will best fit my photos.Amy Tan | Studio Calico Kit Step-OutOnce my supplies are determined, I start cutting out journaling cards from the Dear Lizzy patterned paper and play around with possible arrangements. Amy Tan | Studio Calico Kit Step-OutNext, I punch out a few circles from various patterned papers to place in a visual triangle around my layout. Amy Tan | Studio Calico Kit Step-Out Amy Tan | Studio Calico Kit Step-OutAfter I have my papers and photos cut down to size, I start gluing everything down. Amy Tan | Studio Calico Kit Step-OutThis new Fiskars ProCision Trimmer is amazing (and offered at a really good price on Amazon). To add a little more visual interest to the page, I cut a strip of colorful triangles and adhere it just below the red line of the background paper. Amy Tan | Studio Calico Kit Step-OutI then decide that there's no way I can make this layout without using the amazing "Live Creatively" stamp, so I find a spot for it and stamp down. Amy Tan | Studio Calico Kit Step-OutAs the embellishments start to come together, I add a handful of adhesive bling for color and texture. Amy Tan | Studio Calico Kit Step-OutI also take the ribbon, fold it in half a few times (securing each fold with a little adhesive), and tuck it under my photo. Amy Tan | Studio Calico Kit Step-OutI take advantage of the journaling prompt stickers and use the "hello, my name is" just underneath the green acetate letters. Amy Tan | Studio Calico Kit Step-OutAnd finally, I hand write my journaling and call it good. Amy Tan | Studio Calico Kit Step-OutYou can purchase the Scrapbook kit and other goodies at Studio Calico.