It's Gonna Be Epic! by Niki Rowland

It's Gonna Be Epic! by Niki Rowland

Hey everyone, this is Niki (@nikiclairecreates) and today I have two layouts and process videos to share using the Good Stuff collection which is brand new and completely amazing! I love the colours in this collection and the fun everyday icons and phrases. It is perfect for scrapbooking almost anything!


For this layout I have chosen to document a recent photo of us on the rapids ride at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Because the raft we were riding was a large circular shape I mimicked that on this page by going with a circle theme. I love using circles anyway so this was fun! 

I started off with a large circle cut from patterned paper with spots all over it. I distressed the edges and added it to the middle of a white background. I cut more circles from patterned paper and from a journaling card too.



I mounted my photo onto more patterned paper and then added all the circles and my photo to my layout. I also picked out all the circle shapes I could find in the Bits & Pieces pack and the Journal Bits pack. I arranged these onto the layout too, together with hearts from the Foam Stickers, Decorative Brads and enamel dots. 



For my title I used the word Fun from the Foam Stickers but I also used ‘Do It again’ ephemera from the Bits & Pieces as it went so well with my photo. My daughter and I were reluctant to go on the rapids ride as we didn’t want to get wet and the boys teased us all day about going on it again, so it was a great addition for my layout. 

I finished off with a few label stickers from the Cardstock Sticker sheet, my journaling and a few splatters of white paint.  Here is the link to the process video if you would like to watch along:  



For my second layout today, I was inspired by the patterned paper that has a kraft background with large different coloured spots on. I started off by tearing a large section of this paper which I stuck onto the left side of a white background. I cut out the circles from the rest of the paper and positioned them onto my white background. 



I added my photo to one of the gorgeous Good Stuff chipboard frames. I added this, together with a journaling card, from another sheet of patterned paper to the layout and also added one of the Foam Stickers titles ‘oh yeah!’ to the corner of the frame. 



I tucked in a number of ephemera pieces around my photo frame, from the Bits & Pieces pack including ‘yes’, flowers, a rainbow, an iced coffee, ice cream and ‘good times’ I also added a few chipboard stickers too. 



I decided to turn the circles on the right of the page into little fireworks by piercing a hole in the middle and lots of holes around the edges and stitching with long stitches. Once I’d done them all I could think was that they reminded me of viruses rather than fireworks, which is quite apt really as two days after our visit to Disney, two of my children tested positive for Covid! Thankfully all was fine, they had no symptoms and no one else in the household caught it but those little fireworks will now always be viruses lol! 



I finished off with a few Decorative Brads, label stickers from the Cardstock Stickers and enamel dots, and I wrote my journaling to the left of my photo. I underlined the writing to make it stand out a little better against the pattern.  Here is the link to the process video for this one, enjoy watching! 



Thank you so much for joining me today and happy scrapping 

Niki xx 


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