Coptic book using Let it Snow for Doodlebug Design

Sunday, December 26, 2021

The year is almost over and the most wonderful time of the year is here... To make this time even more happy and cheerful, Doodlebug released another amazingly sweet Christmas collection called Let It Snow. I'm so excited to show you my first project with the collection.

I created a coptic book, using Doodlebug TN inserts. This mini book can fit soooo many things and can be used as a mini album, planner, notebook, TN, whatever you want. I LOVE how it turned out.

I created the cover and back using chipboard and patterned paper from the collection. I love this pinkish red paper. You can't really see it on this photo, but it has snowflakes all over and it's really pretty. I decorated the cover with three little penguins. Those are Let It Snow cutfiles and I stitched around them with embroidery thread.  I used Sunny and Abigail alpha stickers in gold for my title and then added a ton of jewels and enamel dots.

I chose 6 TN inserts that had matching colors and decorated each cover with cute embellishments from the collection.

On the back of the cover, I added a little pocket, a cute tag and lists. On the cover of the first signature/insert, I created this little ice bear and added a die cut piece from the Chit Chat pack.

On the cover of this signature, I added patterned paper and a few die cut pieces. To add more cuteness, I used three enamel dots.

Here I used one of the envelopes and cards from the Cards&Envelopes pack. I decorated it with die cuts and jewels and adhered it to the cover of the third signature. The card is on the inside of the envelope and I decorated that too. To make the envelope stay shut, I used little magnets.

Some more patterned paper, die cuts and enamel dots on these two covers...

And finally the last signature. To decorate this one, I created a little shaker pocket with sequins, glitter and little die cut fish.

When the cover and back and all the signatures were ready, I bound the coptic book, using teal embroidery thread and a looooooot of charms and beads. It turned out super cute. Then I added pompom trim to three of the signatures. 

For the cherry on top, I created a tassel with self-made 3D baubles, beads and one of the Doodle Pops. 

Here's a little tipp for turning your Doodle Pops into "charms". Since they are layered and secured together with foam dots, you can disconnect them, turn the back piece around and reattach them back to back. You'll have a cute little embellishment you can add to your tassels. 

LOVE how it turned out!!! :)

Thank you so much for stopping by and see you very soon!!! :)

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 Doodlebug products used:

Let It Snow collection

Doodlebug cardstock

Let it snow penguin cutfile

TN inserts

Other products used:

Pompom trim

Embroidery thread


The Great Outdoors layout for Doodlebug Design

Sunday, December 12, 2021

Ohhhh, I just love this new collection!!! "The Great Outdoors" is not a typical Lisa-collection, because mostly I want to use pink on every layout. But I have to say... these greens, blues and oranges look just toooo pretty together! :)

Here's my second layout with the collection.

For this layout, I wanted to create something simpler. I've created so many layouts recently, where I filled the entire page with colors and embellishments, and I wanted to create something cleaner this time. 

One of the patterned papers gave me the idea actually. It's a paper that is full of small squares with little images and sentiments inside. I used a circle template and traced a few circles on some of the squares. I cut them out and then also cut out the animals represented on those circles, from the second sheet of the same paper. I wanted to layer them on top of the circles, using foam squares, to create dimension.

To create my grid design, I needed nine circles. So for the rest of the circles, I cut them out from different patterned papers. To give the circles a special touch and even more dimension, I also cut out nine scalloped circles that were slightly bigger than the other ones. That way, I could layer everything. I went through the Doodle Pops to fill in some of the remaining circles and chose the tree and the squirrel. 
Since they were glossier than the images I cut out of paper, I used Glossy Accents on all of the images to make them glossy too. I also distressed all of the edges of the circles. 

When I had all of my circles ready to go, I placed them on a white sheet of cardstock and decided how I wanted to adhere them down. Then I traced a grid on the paper using a pencil and went over the lines with my sewing machine and different kinds of threads and stitches. 

Then I adhered all of the circles. I added the photo to the circle in the middle and then used a banner sticker as my title.

After that, I went through all of the cute embellishments from the collection and added Jewels, enamel dots, stickers and enamel stickers...

I really like how it turned out, so colorful and happy. :)

Thanks for checking in and see you very soon.

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 Doodlebug products used:

The Great Outdoors collection

Black enamel dots

Other products used:


Sewing machine

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