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Larkindesign Mid May Release | Photo Templates!!!!


Larkindesign Mid May Release | Photo Templates!!!!

Hello lovelies, today I have a couple of brand new photo templates you are going to love using in your projects! I love these so much for the flexibility and fun they add to any layout. Click on any product to add to your cart!

The Creative Team has been having fun with these templates as well, check out how they have used them!

Larkindesign Photo Templates | Creative Team Member Neftali Zambrano
Larkindesign Photo Templates | Creative Team Member Neftali Zambrano
Larkindesign Photo Templates | Creative Team Member Maribeth Lysen
Larkindesign Photo Templates | Creative Team Member Maribeth Lysen
Larkindesign Photo Templates | Creative Team Member Maribeth Lysen
Larkindesign Photo Templates | Creative Team Member Hannah Lemieux
Larkindesign Photo Templates

Larkindesign May Cut Files | Enjoy Today and Poppy!!!

Hi everyone! Today I have two cut files to share with you! These are designed to coordinate and embellish your layouts along with the Ordinary Moments collection. These cut files will be offered as a free download for the month of May! Enjoy!

Have a look at how the Creative Team has been using these files this month.

Larkindesign Creative Team | May Silhouette Cut Files
Larkindesign Creative Team | May Silhouette Cut Files
Larkindesign Creative Team | May Silhouette Cut Files
Larkindesign Creative Team | May Silhouette Cut Files
Larkindesign Creative Team | May Silhouette Cut Files

Want more inspiration? I have created this layout along with a process video for you as well.

Larkindesign | May Silhouette Cut Files

You can watch my full process video here.

Project Life 2017 Week 23 | ft. The Lilypad MPM August Observations

Hi guys, today I am sharing my layout in my 2017 Project Life album for Week 23! I have combined digital and physical products today. The digital kit is the August Memory Pockets Monthly kit from The Lilypad, and the physical kit is my Felicity Jane Kate kit!

Our stories this week included Nick’s 13th birthday, a chaotic day in the neighborhood where a gas line was cut, and we finally got our Nintendo Switch!

Larkindesign Project Life 2017 Week 23 | ft. The Lilypad MPM August ObservationsLarkindesign Project Life 2017 Week 23 | ft. The Lilypad MPM August Observations

The Felicity Jane Kate numbers called to me and just begged to be used on a Project Life spread, so I printed this geometric card on my page and then layered the numbers on top. I also used the Felicity Jane puffy alphabet for the week, and those tiny little adorable hearts balance the card out.

Larkindesign Project Life 2017 Week 23 | ft. The Lilypad MPM August ObservationsLarkindesign Project Life 2017 Week 23 | ft. The Lilypad MPM August Observations

I love combining The Lilypad kits with other physical products! The colors in the kits are always very flexible and go with lots of different products! The August Observations kit is no different! So many fun, bright colors!

Larkindesign Project Life 2017 Week 23 | ft. The Lilypad MPM August ObservationsLarkindesign Project Life 2017 Week 23 | ft. The Lilypad MPM August Observations

Has anyone else been trying to the the Nintendo Switch? It’s their latest gaming platform and it has been marketed heavily to Splatoon fans. Natalie is our Splatoon fan and she has been dying to get the Switch, but they released it through pre-order and I think it is still only available if you pre-order it! So we finally pre-ordered it and not even a week later it arrived! Lots of happy faces here!

Larkindesign Project Life 2017 Week 23 | ft. The Lilypad MPM August ObservationsLarkindesign Project Life 2017 Week 23 | ft. The Lilypad MPM August Observations

For the digital template I used the Paislee Press Pocket Guide No 01, and this 3×4 card in mint is one of the cards in that template. The white borders around my photos with text also are part of that template!

Larkindesign Project Life 2017 Week 23 | ft. The Lilypad MPM August ObservationsLarkindesign Project Life 2017 Week 23 | ft. The Lilypad MPM August Observations

For the right hand side I used the word art from the Paislee Press template as well. In contrast to the bright pink on the left, I used a mint background on this side.

 

Larkindesign Project Life 2017 Week 23 | ft. The Lilypad MPM August ObservationsLarkindesign Project Life 2017 Week 23 | ft. The Lilypad MPM August Observations

I absolutely love these photos of the kids all together on the front porch. They tell quite the stories, year after year. Natalie is right in the middle of a major growth spurt, can you tell?!

Larkindesign Project Life 2017 Week 23 | ft. The Lilypad MPM August ObservationsLarkindesign Project Life 2017 Week 23 | ft. The Lilypad MPM August Observations

I had so much fun creating this journal card at the bottom of the layout! I needed lots of space to journal, but the tab and scallop die cuts from the Kate kit are perfect accents.

Larkindesign Project Life 2017 Week 23 | ft. The Lilypad MPM August ObservationsLarkindesign Project Life 2017 Week 23 | ft. The Lilypad MPM August Observations

There’s nothing like a little scare every now and again to remind you of how fortunate we are, and this was definitely one of those weeks. We have had contractors in and out of our neighborhood digging up everyone’s yards to install new infastructure, and for the house at the end of our cul-de-sac it almost ended in disaster. They hit a gas line and so our street was tied off for a good part of the day, the fire trucks showed up, and it was overall chaos. Luckily everything turned out ok, but I sure am thankful for our happy little corner of the world!

Larkindesign Project Life 2017 Week 23 | ft. The Lilypad MPM August ObservationsLarkindesign Project Life 2017 Week 23 | ft. The Lilypad MPM August Observations

 

 

#scrappyChristmasinJuly | December DailyISH 2011 Part 02!!

Hi guys! Happy Scrappy Christmas in July!!!! Join scrappylikeafox Tracey Fox and a bunch of us at the ScrapGals Facebook community to work on some Christmas projects this month!!!!

Today I am continuing to work on the album itself, the foundation pages of the album itself. I had already printed out my photos and they are smaller than 4×6. The photos heavily influenced how I chose what types of papers I used in the album, so those are the details I outline in this video.

I do hope you will watch the video because it really isn’t possible to photograph this part of making the album! I basically alternated between patterned paper, page protectors, and the chipboard pieces to create the base pages of the album.

Larkindesign #scrappyChristmasinJuly | December DailyISH 2011 Part 02!!

Tomorrow I will share with you the final prep video where I will embellish the cover. For now this is how the album is with pages and photos all in place and ready for the fun part! See you soon!

Larkindesign #scrappyChristmasinJuly | December DailyISH 2011 Part 02!!

 

 

 

On the Down-Low | Crafty Chat 01

Hi guys, today I just wanted to chat with you a little bit about some happenings around here! Good news is I am working on class content and cannot wait to share that with you later on! In other news I am cutting back from five videos per week to three videos and so I hope you will stay with me during this transition! Exciting things are coming and I am so happy you are here!

*** Survey Time*** With Free Printable Download***

Hi guys! I need your help!!!! I would love for you to take just a few moments to fill out the survey below!!!! I am looking for your opinions and thoughts about Larkindesign – the blog, the YouTube Channel, anything that is on your mind. I would also LOVE to hear feedback on what you would like to see from Larkindesign in the future! I am so excited to grow this brand and would love your help in shaping Larkindesign into something really cool and awesome. Watch this short promotional video to hear more of my thoughts about this survey here! Once you complete the survey you will be directed to download my free gift to you – a printable mini kit with journal cards that you can use in your pocket pages!!! Yay!!! Thank you for filling out our survey, I cannot wait to read the responses!

SURVEY IS NOW CLOSED! THANK YOU FOR YOUR PARTICIPATION!!!!

 Larkindesign Survey Free Printable!!!!
Larkindesign Survey Free Printable!!!!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photoshop Tutorial No. 03 | Resizing 12×12 Templates to 12×24 for Project Life

Hi everyone! Life has been moving at the speed of light this week! I am happy to be feeling better and am slowly getting back into routine. Today I am sharing a tutorial for using 12×12 templates as 12×24, so have a look:

The template I have been working with in this video is by Sahlin Studio and is available for free right now on her website here: Sahlin Studio February Template.

I know I typically include a short summary of what is included in the video, but I am simply not able to do that today. I hope to share the actual layout I created later this weekend, so stay tuned for that!

~Theresa

{Traditional Layout} Collaboration with Tori Bissell!!!!

Hi guys and welcome to another fun collaboration project I am doing with Tori Bissell, one of our amazing and talented YouTube friends! I love this girl so much and love working with her!!!!! We enjoyed our last collaboration and hope you did too, and this time we thought we would create a mood board for each other to inspire each other in our scrappy work. Have a look at my process for this traditional layout!

Here is a link to Tori’s blog, where you can see what she created and also view her process video: Tori Bissell Blog

So our assignment in this collaboration was to create a moodboard for each other, and this is the board that Tori created for me:

Moodboard created by Tori Bissell

I was particularly inspired by the clothesline, the floral elements, and the colors! This is the layout I created based on Tori’s moodboard!

Larkindesign {TImeless Love} A Traditional Layout Collaboration with Tori Bissell

I loved the idea of the clothesline and having an interactive element that functions similar to the wind in the laundry. So I strung sequins on gold thread and wrapped it around the cardstock here.

Larkindesign {TImeless Love} A Traditional Layout Collaboration with Tori Bissell

I absolutely loved using the ephemera and embellishments from the Pink Paislee Moonstruck collection. Just a little layering on top of the gelato colors, so quick and easy.

Larkindesign {TImeless Love} A Traditional Layout Collaboration with Tori Bissell

The photo I selected is of our two girls riding their 4-wheeler and the Barbie car around the street in front of our house. I wanted to capture how small they look compared to the open air and the houses along the street!

Larkindesign {TImeless Love} A Traditional Layout Collaboration with Tori Bissell

My journaling is a simple love note expressing my hope that they will always have each other to love and laugh and even cry with. What an awesome moodboard, Tori! Thank you for making it for me!!!!

~Theresa