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Hybrid Scrapbooking with Aimee Harrison Designs and The Cherry On Top

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Welcome to The Cherry On Top.
There are just a few tiny changes this week.  April 1st is a big day in DigiLand.  Mostly, because it's the first.  Hehehe...A lot of new scrapbooking products come out on the first and as many of you know, there are often blog hops that day, too.  Since we also contribute to a few blog hops and we have so many new products to show off, we are pushing up our typical Hybrid Saturday to Friday and our Freebie Friday to Saturday.  Though, I do have some freebies at the end, too.
So make sure you get your pretty little butts back here, tomorrow for a huge blog full of inspiration by means of pretty pages, the newest and most awesome digital scrapbooking products and links to many freebies.

I've got Aimee Harrison Designs in the spot light, yet again.  I'm showing off her newest collection, Orange Spice and some of her templates.  I've also got an idea for an easy hybrid project you can whip up in minutes.

Above, I scrapped up my nieces and their m…

Free April Calendar from The Cherry On Top and Throwing Some Scraps Around

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Welcome, hybrid fans.
I've got a lot of scrapbooking inspiration for you from Throwing Some Scraps Around and your calendar.  Keep scrolling to check out some serious freebies you may have missed.
Enjoy today's blog and get scrappy this weekend!

Here is your calendar.  Right click to download and remember this is for Personal Use Only.



Now to show off the kit I used to make this month's calendar.  Efflorescence is definitely one of my favourite kits from Jodi.  These colours are so fabulous and the glitter looks just awesome.  Above, I also used a template from Jodi's.  I've got most of the images linked up to Jodi's shop.  Her blog is also full of freebies!



I've already blogged these layouts and in the original blog, you'll find freebies!  The pages are linked to that blog.  You can still get that pretty frame cluster at the top of this page.

BFF kit  What a fun kit!



Holiday Dreaming  Just love layering and Christmas.



In My Day kit  I often use just part of a …

New Scrapbooking Templates and a Couple of Freebies, Too!

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Welcome to Freebie Friday with The Cherry On Top.
I've got some lovely scrapbooking inspiration for you, today.  along with an introduction to some new digital scrapbooking templates and of course freebies.  In the plural, baby!  See what's new and see what ya missed.


Is this kit not just total, "EEK"?!  Tea with Alice from LouCee Creations has made it to my top kits list.  The colours are so wonderful and the elements right up my alley.  Your's too, I bet!  I scrapped up my poes with this hilarious photo.  I just busted him cleaning up after stealing a sausage!  Hehehe...That look on his face is of utter contentment.  Hehehe...

I used my new, Shabby Chic templates for the page.  Note the separate layers in the centre portion of the template.  You can totally customise it to fit your desires.



My gal Jodi from Throwing Some Scraps Around scrapped up this beautiful page using the Shabby Chic templates along with her gorgeous kit, Melancholy.  I love all of the glitter …

Scrapbooking Challenge, From Digital To Traditional

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Welcome to Traditional Tuesday with The Cherry On Top.

We started blogging a tutorial on how to get what I call this caterpillar effect for your photos.  I gave all kinds of tips, showed off different ways to place your photo strips and today I've got the finished result with a few more tips.



My apologies for my failing camera.  I hope I can get it fixed.  Ugh!  This is as clear as I can get the darn thing.
I decided to go with this look for my strips.  Click here to see many other ways to place your photo strips. 

Here are how you can use large photo strips.  The layout is very similar to the one above.

This is how you can use small strips.  Use a photo with a lot of background for the best effect.



Try to use contrasting colours with your matting and your background to make it pop.



It is so difficult to see the details on my page.  Bummer!  I used a large, wooden alphabet and glued it on the same paper I glued my matted photo spots for cohesion.  I used some coordinating washi under th…