A few travel scrapbook pages

Last Spring I spent a wonderful few days in the Netherlands.  I’m just now starting to go through the photos and get them properly scrapbooked.

Lifestyle Crafts has introduced a new product called Shape N Tape. It’s essentially washi tape by the sheet. They contacted me asking if they could send me some to play with, and review. I of course said YES!

I chose to work with the orange sheets of tape.  The national color of the Netherlands is Orange, so I decided that would be a great color story to carry through all of my pages.

Lifestyle also sent me a few dies to play with. One of them was the arrow border die.  I thought that since I was using the project life system to scrapook my trip, it might be fun to do a little ‘peek a boo’ between two of the pages using the arrow die cut.

I started with 2 6″x12″ sheets of card stock. I then cut them BOTH at the same time using the arrow die.

Afterwards I cut a strip of the Shape N tape and covered the back of one of the arrow borders.

It then put the other 6″x12″ sheet over the top.

It ended up making a fun peek a boo that would show through on both sides of the page.

I also used the shape and tape and covered one of my journaling cards entirely, I like how the tape is partially translucent. I thought it gave it a fun texture.

Here are a few more shots of the pages I created:

After playing around with the Shape and Tape sheets for a few days I can say that I love this stuff!!  Having the tape by the sheet opens up some many more possibilities when it comes to creating.

Lifestyle Crafts offers all Polka Dot Chair readers a 20% Discount in their shop… just use the code POLKADOT when you check out.

*Disclose: Lifestyle Crafts compensated me in the form of product. Affiliate links are included in this post


Melissa Mortenson is the author of the Polka Dot Chair blog which is in its 7th year of sharing fresh and creative ideas with readers. She is the author of “Project Teen, Handmade Gifts your Teen will Actually Love”. Her first fabric line “Derby Style” debuted in January 2015 through Riley Blake Designs. A mom of 3, she considers herself lucky to be living in Kentucky.

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