ALTENEW STAMP FOCUS: ROSE BLOSSOM + VIDEO

10.17.2019

Hello everyone! This is Maryám and today I’m going to be focusing on and sharing some ideas on how to use the Rose Blossom Stamp Set. This stamp set includes a four-layered rose, two three-layered leaves, some other flowers, and a few sentiments for all occasions. In addition to that, there is also a coordinating die available which works perfectly with the stamp set.

JILLIBEAN SOUP: HOW TO STITCH ON A LAYOUT

10.14.2019

Hello everyone! This is Maryám and today I am here with you to share some ideas on how To Stich on a Layout. One of my favorite techniques is to add hand stitching to my layouts. It could be just a little circle or an entire piece. I find it so relaxing and of the coolest things about this technique is that you can do several tasks at a time, for example, watch a series on Netflix while you stitch. Awesome, right?!

DOODLEBUG DESIGN: I'M ON THE DOODLEBUG TEAM! + GOOD TIMES LAYOUT

10.13.2019

Hello Friends! This is Maryám and I have a very exciting announcement for today- I'm on the Doodlebug Design Team! I still can't believe that I got asked to join this amazing company full of awesome people and that makes the cutest and sweetest products in the market. Thank you so much for inviting me, it is such a great honor and I'm so excited to be working alongside many talented people!

ALTENEW OCTOBER 2019 STAMP/DIE/STENCIL RELEASE BLOG HOP + GIVEAWAY

10.11.2019

Hello and Welcome! I’m Maryám and I'm so excited to be a part of the Altenew October 2019 Stamp/Die/Stencil Release Blog Hop. If you are coming from Terri Koszler, you are in the right place! :) Your next stop in the hop is LauraJane. If you get lost, you can always go back to the Altenew Card Blog or check out the entire blog hop list at the end of this post. There is also a fun giveaway, so be sure to read all the way to the end!

ALTENEW: HAPPINESS LAYOUT + SKETCH CHALLENGE

10.09.2019

Hello Friends! This is Maryám and I’m super excited to be hosting the Altenew October 2019 Sketch Challenge. This sketch was inspired in a layout I created some time ago for the first Altenew Instagram Hop which you can check out here.

ALTENEW OCTOBER 2019 STENCIL/WASHI TAPE/DIE CUT TAPE RELEASE BLOG HOP + GIVEAWAY

10.03.2019

Hello and Welcome! I’m Maryám and I'm so excited to be a part of the Altenew October 2019 Stencil/Washi Tape/Die Cut Tape Release Blog Hop. If you are coming from Mindy Eggen, you are in the right place! :) Your next stop in the hop is Lilith Eeckels. If you get lost, you can always go back to the Altenew Card Blog or check out the entire blog hop list at the end of this post. There is also a fun giveaway, so be sure to read all the way to the end!

ALTENEW BUILD-A-FLOWER: FUCHSIA RELEASE BLOG HOP + GIVEAWAY

10.01.2019

Hello and Welcome! I’m Maryám and I'm so excited to be a part of the Altenew Build-A-Flower Fuchsia Altenew Release Blog Hop. If you are coming from the awesome Amber Rain Davis' Blog, you are in the right place! :) Your next stop in the hop is Kelly Griglione. If you get lost, you can always go back to the Altenew Card Blog or check out the entire blog hop list at the end of this post. There is also a fun giveaway, so be sure to read all the way to the end!

JILLIBEAN SOUP: HOW TO COMBINE PEA PODS PARTS FROM MULTIPLE COLLECTIONS

9.29.2019

Hello, my friends! I am Maryám and I am so happy to back on the blog today to share with you some more inspiration.  For today’s project, I am going to show how to combine Jillibean Soup Pea Pods Parts from multiple collections. I know this might seem a little bit scary at the beginning, but I promise that if you choose the right elements, the results are going to be great.

JILLIBEAN SOUP: HOW TO ALTER DIE CUTS SHAPES

9.26.2019

Hello everyone! This is Maryám and today I am here with you to share some ideas on how you can alter a die-cut shape. Sometimes while we are creating, we realize that a cut file might not be perfect to our project and we end up not using it or change it for another one. That is when you can actually still use the die-cut but in a completely different way.

JILLIBEAN SOUP: AUTUMN/FALL MIX THE MEDIA PROJECT

9.22.2019

Hello Friends! Maryám here with you to share a fall-inspired Mix The Media project. I wanted to create something simple but delicate, so I came across a beautiful free cut file from Jillibean Soup (click here to download) which I thought was perfect for what I had in mind.

ALTENEW: HOW TO CREATE A LAYOUT FEATURING CREATIVITY KIT FLORAL TREASURES + VIDEO

9.21.2019

Hello everyone! This is Maryám and I’m so excited to be back with a new project. Today I’m going to be working with the super awesome Floral Treasures Creativity Kit to create a simple but lovely layout. If you want, you can check out THIS VIDEO to see what’s inside the kit.

ALTENEW | REFRESH YOUR WATERCOLOR BRUSH MARKERS BLOG HOP + GIVEAWAY

9.20.2019

Hello and Welcome! I’m Maryám and I'm so excited to be a part of the Refresh Your Watercolor Brush Markers Blog Hop. If you are coming from LauraJane's Blog, you are in the right place! :) Your next stop in the hop is Svitlana Shayevich. If you get lost, you can always go back to the Altenew Card Blog or check out the entire blog hop list at the end of this post. There is also a fun giveaway waiting for you, so be sure to read all the way to the end!

ALTENEW STAMP FOCUS: FESTIVE FOLIAGE

9.12.2019

Hello Friends! This is Maryám and I am so excited to be here with you sharing my first post as part of the Altenew Scrapbook Design Team. In today’s post, I’m going to show three ideas- a Christmas themed one, one colorful idea and one not so colorful featuring the brand new Festive Foliage Stamp Set, which most of you are going to be surprised how versatile it is.

ALTENEW SEPTEMBER 2019 STAMP/DIE/STENCIL RELEASE BLOG HOP + GIVEAWAY

9.05.2019

Hello and Welcome! I’m Maryám and I'm so excited to be a part of the September 2019 Stamp/Die/Stencil Altenew Release Blog Hop. If you are coming from Kymona Tracey's Blog, you are in the right place! :) Your next stop in the hop is the lovely May Sukyong Park. If you get lost, you can always go back to the Altenew Card Blog or check out the entire blog hop list at the end of this post. There is also a fun giveaway waiting for you, so be sure to read all the way to the end!

WATCH THIS JILLIBEAN SOUP LAYOUT VIDEO TUTORIAL NOW!

9.03.2019

Happy Tuesday Friends! It’s Maryám and today I’m here to share with you a new layout but this time with a video tutorial included.

ALTENEW BUILD-A-FLOWER: HELLEBORE RELEASE BLOG HOP + GIVEAWAY

9.01.2019

Hello and Welcome! I’m Maryám and I'm so excited to be a part of the Altenew Build-A-Flower Hellebore Altenew Release Blog Hop and also because this is my first blog hop as a member of the Altenew Scrapbook Design Team. If you are coming from Emily Midgett's blog, you are in the right place! :) Your next stop in the hop is the lovely Seeka. If you get lost, you can always go back to the Altenew Card Blog or check out the entire blog hop list at the end of this post. There is also a fun giveaway, so be sure to read all the way to the end!

JILLIBEAN SOUP: ADD YOUR SELFIE TO A LAYOUT

8.31.2019

Hey Friends! Maryám here with you today to share a new project created using awesome Jillibean Soup products.

JILLIBEAN SOUP: HOW TO STAMP ON A LAYOUT

8.09.2019

Happy Friday Friends!! This is Maryám and today I am super excited to be back here to share some new ideas. For today’s project, I am focusing on stamping on a layout. I know most of the people think that stamps work better on cards, I even used to think that, but you know what, that is not true. 

ALTENEW AUGUST 2019 STAMP/DIE/STENCIL RELEASE BLOG HOP + GIVEAWAY

8.08.2019

Hello and Welcome! I’m Maryám and I'm so excited to be a part of the August 2019 Stamp/Die/Stencil Altenew Release Blog Hop. If you are coming from Amber Rain Davis' Blog, you are in the right place! :) Your next stop in the hop is Agnieszka Malyszek. If you get lost, you can always go back to the Altenew Card Blog or check out the entire blog hop list at the end of this post. There is also a fun giveaway waiting for you, so be sure to read all the way to the end!

JILLIBEAN SOUP: FOCUSING ON FLOWERS

7.28.2019

Hello Friends! It’s Maryam and today I’m here to share with you a layout I made focusing on flowers. Flowers are one of my favorite things to add to a project, I just love how they look in my pages and the life that they bring in to it.

ALTENEW JULY 2019 STENCIL RELEASE BLOG HOP + GIVEAWAY

7.23.2019

Hello and Welcome! I’m Maryám and I'm so excited to be a part of the July 2019 Stencils Altenew Release Blog Hop. If you are coming from Laurie Willison's Blog, you are in the right place! :) Your next stop in the hop is Emily Midgett. If you get lost, you can always go back to the Altenew Card Blog or check out the entire blog hop list at the end of this post. There is also a fun giveaway, so be sure to read all the way to the end!

JILLIBEAN SOUP: A CREATIVE WAY TO ADD COLOR TO YOUR LAYOUT

7.19.2019

Hello Friends! Maryám here with you today to share a few ideas on how to add some color to your layouts. First of all, I have to say that it was so much fun to play with different color mediums and it wasn’t bad at all. So, if you have been a bit scared of using watercolors, paints, and inks, I will give you some tips and tricks today that I’m sure you will want to try.

ALTENEW JULY 2019 DECAL RELEASE BLOG HOP + GIVEAWAY

7.17.2019

Hello and Welcome! I’m Maryám and I'm so excited to be a part of the July 2019 Decals Altenew Release Blog Hop. If you are coming from Svitlana Shayevich's Blog, you are in the right place! :) Your next stop in the hop is Norine Borys. If you get lost, you can always go back to the Altenew Card Blog or check out the entire blog hop list at the end of this post. There is also a fun giveaway, so be sure to read all the way to the end!

JILLIBEAN SOUP: A MIX THE MEDIA PROJECT FOR YOUR HOME

7.14.2019

Hello Everyone! Maryám here with you today to share a new Mix the Media Project. This time I have created a frame using some recycled carton and of course my favorite Jillibean Soup Felt Flowers because I can simply not create a decoration project without them!

JILLIBEAN SOUP: MAKE A MIX THE MEDIA PROJECT WITH ME

7.05.2019

Hello, Friends! Maryám here with you and today I am going to be sharing how to make a mix the media project perfect for all of those creative people out there. 

ALTENEW BUILD-A-FLOWER: CAMELLIA JAPONICA RELEASE BLOG HOP + GIVEAWAY

7.01.2019

Hello and Welcome! I’m Maryám and I'm so excited to be a part of the Altenew Build-A-Flower Camellia Japonica Altenew Release Blog Hop. If you are coming from Maria Willis' Blog, you are in the right place! :) Your next stop in the hop is Isha Gupta. If you get lost, you can always go back to the Altenew Card Blog or check out the entire blog hop list at the end of this post. There is also a fun giveaway, so be sure to read all the way to the end!

JILLIBEAN SOUP: HOW TO FUSSY CUT ELEMENTS FROM PATTERN PAPER FOR LAYOUTS

Hello, Friends! Maryám here with you today to share some ideas on how to fussy cut elements from pattern paper and then use them in a layout. Fussy Cutting is one of favorite and, I would also say, my go-to technique when I am creating any scrapbooking project. I love the idea of cutting a paper and create my own embellishments from it.

CLIQUE KITS: KEEP ON BEING YOU LAYOUT

6.27.2019

Hello Everyone! Maryám here with you today to share my last post of the month and my last official project as part of the Clique Kits Design Team. If you haven't heard about it yet, Clique Kits will be closing at the end of this month. It's really sad and hard to say goodbye to a company that I love and worked with since 2015. I am incredibly grateful and honored to have had the opportunity to be on the team for so many years.

ALTENEW JUNE 2019 STAND-ALONE DIE RELEASE BLOG HOP + GIVEAWAY

6.18.2019

Hello and Welcome! This is Maryám and I'm so excited to be a part of the June 2019 Stand-Alone Die Release Blog Hop from Altenew. If you are coming from Isha Gupta's Blog, you are in the right place! :) Your next stop in the hop is Emily Midgett. If you get lost, you can always go back to the Altenew Card Blog or check out the entire blog hop list at the end of this post. There is also a fun giveaway, so be sure to read all the way to the end!

CLIQUE KITS: FAVORITE SUNSET LAYOUT

6.16.2019

Hello Friends! Maryám here with you today to share a new layout using the June 2019 Kits from Clique Kits. For today's project, I used a branch cut file from Paige Evans which I cut out from Goldenrod Summer Trail's paper using my Silhouette Cameo and stitched around it with embroidery thread following the colors of the paper.

JILLIBEAN SOUP: ONE IDEA FOR ADDING A SILHOUETTE SHAPE TO A LAYOUT

6.14.2019

Hello, Friends! Maryám here with you today to share a new layout using an awesome Jillibean Soup Silhouette Shape. The file I’m going to be using today is called Jillibean Soup Spread your Wings and Fly #290212 and it has a cute phrase in it as well as different butterflies which I am going to be using today.

ALTENEW JUNE 2019 STAMP/DIE/STENCIL RELEASE BLOG HOP + GIVEAWAY

6.12.2019

Hello and Welcome! I’m Maryám and I'm so excited to be a part of the Altenew June 2019 Stamp, Die, and Stencil Release Blog Hop. If you are coming from May Sukyong Park's blog, you are in the right place! Your next stop in the hop is Svitlana Shayevich. If you get lost, you can always go back to the Altenew Card Blog or check out the entire blog hop list at the end of this post. There is also a fun giveaway, so be sure to read all the way to end!

CLIQUE KITS: LAZY DAYS LAYOUT

6.11.2019

Hello Friends! Maryám here with you today to share my first project using the fabulous June 2019 Sweet Tea kits from Clique Kits. This month's kits feature a bunch of collection and brands including Saturday Afternoon Collection by 1 Canoe 2, It's all good by Dear Lizzy and so many others.

JILLIBEAN SOUP: TIPS ON ADDING HAND-STITCHING ON A LAYOUT

6.02.2019

Happy Sunday Friends! This is Maryám and today I’m going to be sharing one of my all-time favorite techniques, which is add hand-stitching on a layout.

ALTENEW BUILD-A-FLOWER: CROCUS RELEASE BLOG HOP + GIVEAWAY

6.01.2019

Hello and Welcome! I’m Maryám and I'm so excited to be a part of the Altenew Build-A-Flower Crocus Release Blog Hop. If you are coming from Altenew Scrapbook Blog, you are in the right place! :) Your next stop in the hop is Jaycee Gaspar. If you get lost, you can always go back to the Altenew Card Blog or check out the entire blog hop list at the end of this post. There is also a fun giveaway, so be sure to read all the way to end!

ALTENEW MAY 2019 STENCIL RELEASE BLOG HOP + GIVEAWAY

5.21.2019

Hello and Welcome! I’m Maryám and I'm so excited to be a part of the Altenew May 2019 Stencil Release Blog Hop. If you are coming from Vicky Papaioannou's Blog, you are in the right place! :) Your next stop in the hop is Marie Nicole. If you get lost, you can always go back to the Altenew Card Blog or check out the entire blog hop list at the end of this post. There is also a fun giveaway, so be sure to read all the way to end!

ALTENEW: MAY 2019 GUEST DESIGNER + GIVEAWAY

5.20.2019

Hello Friends! Maryám here with you today to share something super exciting! I have been invited to be one the May 2019 Altenew Guest Designers and I couldn't be any happier. I have created three projects for today and I really hope you like them. Please, make sure to read all the way to the end because there is a giveaway too!

JILLIBEAN SOUP: MOTHER’S DAY PAPER CRAFTING INSPIRATION!

Happy Monday, Friends! This is Maryám and today I’m here to share with you some Paper crafting Inspiration perfect for all the wonderful moms out there. For this post, I have made two cards with two different techniques as well.

HOW TO ADD A JILLIBEAN SOUP SILHOUETTE CUT FILE TO A LAYOUT

5.17.2019

Hello, Friends! Maryám here with you today to share a layout using an awesome Jillibean Soup Silhouette Cut File. The file I’m going to be using today is called Wreath #285515 and it’s a very delicate design but beautiful.

ALTENEW MAY 2019 STAMP/DIE/STENCIL/INK/ENAMEL PIN RELEASE BLOG HOP + GIVEAWAY

5.09.2019

Hello and Welcome! I’m Maryám and I'm so excited to be a part of the Altenew May 2019 Stamp, Die, Stencil, Ink, and Enamel Pin Release Blog Hop. If you are coming from Lydia Evans' Blog, you are in the right place! Your next stop in the hop is Zsoka Marko. If you get lost, you can always go back to the Altenew Card Blog or check out the entire blog hop list at the end of this post. There is also a fun giveaway, so be sure to read all the way to end!

JILLIBEAN SOUP: DESIGN TEAM INTRO POST

5.02.2019

Hey Friends! Last week I offcially did my first post on the Jillibean Soup Blog as a part of their new design team. I shared some things about me as well as three projects using their supplies of course.

ALTENEW BUILD-A-FLOWER: SNAPDRAGON RELEASE BLOG HOP + GIVEAWAY

5.01.2019

Hello and Welcome! I’m Maryám and I'm so excited to be a part of the Altenew Build-A-Flower Release Blog Hop. If you are coming from Altenew Scrapbook Blog, you are in the right place! :) Your next stop in the hop is the amazing Ashlea Cornell. If you get lost, you can always go back to the Altenew Card Blog or check out the entire blog hop list at the end of this post. There is also a fun giveaway, so be sure to read all the way to end!

ALTENEW APRIL 2019 WASHI TAPE/EMBOSSING PASTE RELEASE BLOG HOP + GIVEAWAY

4.25.2019

Hello and Welcome! I’m Maryám and I'm so excited to be a part of the Altenew Washi Tape and Embossing Paste Release Blog Hop. If you are coming from Lydia Evans' Blog, you are in the right place! Your next stop in the hop is Vicky Papaioannou. If you get lost, you can always go back to the Altenew Card Blog or check out the entire blog hop list at the end of this post. There is also a fun giveaway, so be sure to read all the way to end!

ALTENEW APRIL 2019 STAMP/DIE/STENCIL/PAPER PACK RELEASE BLOG HOP + GIVEAWAY

4.16.2019

Hello and Welcome! I’m Maryám and I'm so excited to be a part of the Altenew April 2019 Stamp, Die, Stencil, and Paper Pack Release Blog Hop. If you are coming from Therese Calvird's blog, you are in the right place! Your next stop in the hop is Svitlana Shayevich. If you get lost, you can always go back to the Altenew Card Blog or check out the entire blog hop list at the end of this post. There is also a fun giveaway, so be sure to read all the way to end!

CLIQUE KITS: FLOURISH MINI ALBUM

4.05.2019

Hello Friends! Today I'm here to share with you a mini album that I have created using the Flourish Collection from Maggie Holmes which came in the April 2018 Kit from Clique Kits. To be the truth, I started this mini album back in April 2018 but for some reason, I never finished until now that I decided to add the photos and embellishments and finally share it with you guys.

CLIQUE KITS: BE SILLY. BE HONEST. BE KIND.

3.18.2019

Hello Everyone! Maryám here with you today to share a new project with you. For today's layout, I used the "girly" side of the March 2019 Clique Kit. I used one of the Webster's Pages paper, Over the Rainbow. I stitched the rainbow and the cloud and also fussy cut some flowers. For my background, I used a paper from Studio Forty and added some gesso with my fingers. In the end, I added my photo, some embellishments, the title, and the journaling.

CLIQUE KITS: STARBUCKS TRAVELER'S NOTEBOOK

3.14.2019

Hello Friends! Maryám here with you today to share a new project made with the March 2019 Wonderful You Kit from Clique Kits. For today's post, I created a very simple Traveler's Notebook spread. From one of the Webster's pages paper I fussy cut flowers and put them at the top of the left page and the bottom of the right page. I also added some of the green plaid patterned paper on both sides, the photo on the right side, and the title and journaling on the other side.

CLIQUE KITS: HELLO AMY

3.08.2019

I had the incredible opportunity to meet Amy Tangerine at Creativation 2019. If you don't know what Creativation is- It's North America's largest and longest running creative industries trade event, it is held once a year in Phoenix, Arizona and thousands of professionals go to present or to buy products, to learn new techniques, to connect with friends from the industry, etc.

CLIQUE KITS: ENJOY THE LITTLE THINGS LAYOUT

3.05.2019

Hello Everyone! It’s Maryám here with you today to share my first project with the March 2019 Kit. For this particular layout, I wanted to showcase the papers of the kit in a fun way, so I choose a heart cut file from Paige Evans as the main element of my page. 

CLIQUE KITS: THANK YOU LAYOUT

3.03.2019

I love fussy cutting and that's is pretty much what I did in this layout! I used paper "Blom & Grow" from the Midnight Collection from Cocoa Vanilla Studio that came in the February 2019 Kit from Clique Kits, added some embellishments, the title, my journaling, and done! Easy Peasy right?!