Sunday, July 28, 2013

Project Life Layouts - Cinnamon Core Kit

How lucky was I to receive a portion of a project life kit to play with.  Awesome right?  I got to play with pieces from the Cinnamon Core Kit.  To be honest this is really not my style, but some great things come from stepping out of my comfort zone.  As it turns out I had some great pictures that were perfect to use with this collection and it is great for lots of different themes.

Beach Theme

First up is a beach themed spread from a trip we took the coast a few years ago.  My daughter's shirt adds a splash of color, and this collection complements these pictures well.   You'll notice I rounded all the corners with a 1/4" corner rounder to match the rounded edges of all the project life cards.
Here's a close up of page one.  For the top left slot I cut out a square from one of the cards in the kit and stuck in in the middle of a square on the card with the stripe down the middle with pop up adhesive.  Then I layered that on top of a the larger 4 x 6 card. 
Close up of the second page.  The rhinestone flourishes I got at my local Craft Warehouse and cut in pieces to use on different areas of the layout.  I love using flourishes like this, it's very rare that I need a large flourish, so I often them cut them in smaller pieces,  I get more for my money since I can use them on more than one project.

Wedding Theme

I've had these pictures from my brother's wedding for awhile now.  I never really did anything with them because they weren't of my wedding and at the time these were taken I was just starting to get into scrapbooking.  I'm so glad I got this collection so I could utilize these photos in a meaningful and creative way.  Again, I used small pieces from larger flourish pieces.  I used thickers to add my brother and sister in laws names to one of the larger cards.

Graduation Theme

Finally I created this layout with pictures from my college graduation.  Again this core kit is great because of the neutral colors, it works for so many things.  I thought the wood veneer stars were a nice touch to this simple spread.  Simple, quick and as easy as choosing your pictures, Project Life cards and a few embellishments.  I'm loving Project Life!  I'll definitely need to get my hands on more of these Core Kits.
Supply List
Project Life - Cinnamon Core Kit
Project Life Page Protectors
Crystal Flourishes - ZVA
Glitter Chipboard Letters - American Crafts Thickers
Wood Veneer Stars - Studio Calico
All product available from Craft Warehouse
Thanks for looking!


  1. Great photo's and I like the little details!

  2. I wasn't planning on getting the Cinnamon kit because it's not really my style either but the way you've worked with it here has really inspired me to try it! These pages are so beautiful.

  3. Thanks Debbie it really is a great neutral pallet with lots of potential. Glad you were inspired.