ALTENEW: A YEAR IN REVIEW LAYOUT + VIDEO!

12.22.2019

Hello Friends! How are you today? This is Maryám and I’m so excited to be back here with a new project. Did you guys know that we are only a couple of days away to finish 2019? I still can’t believe how fast this year went by, but I am ready and excited about what is coming in 2020. Since this is my last Altenew post of the year, and because I am a scrapbooker and I like telling stories, I’m sharing today a new and special layout that documents a few memorable moments from this year using some of my favorite Altenew products and techniques.

JILLIBEAN SOUP: CHRISTMAS WISH LIST LAYOUT

12.20.2019

Happy Monday Friends! I hope you are having a fantastic day. This is Maryám and today I am here to share with you a Christmas themed project. The idea behind this project was to document the things I wish for Christmas this year, so I immediately thought about creating a big envelope to put my Wish List on along with a photo of myself. And that is pretty much what I did! 

ALTENEW A YEAR IN REVIEW BLOG HOP + GIVEAWAY

12.18.2019

Hello and Welcome! I’m Maryám and I'm so excited to be a part of the Altenew A Year in Review Blog Hop. If you are coming from Amanda Baldwin, you are in the right place! :) Your next stop in the hop is the lovely 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!

DOODLEBUG DESIGN: SNOW FUN LAYOUT

Hey there! Since the very moment, I saw the catalog from the Winter Wonderland collection I fell in love with it. In case you didn’t know, I love winter! Yep, I am one of those who don’t like much the hot weather and prefer much more a colder climate, so obviously I was really excited to play with this collection.

PAIGE TAYLOR EVANS + SILHOUETTE DEC. GUEST DESIGNER

12.16.2019

Hello Friends! Today I'm so happy to be sharing with you the projects that I created for my guest designer spot over at the Paige Taylor Evans blog. I had the chance to be the guest designer for the month of December and work with her wonderful cut files.

DOODLEBUG DESIGN: FUN DAY CHRISTMAS LAYOUT

12.06.2019

Hey there! Have you seen the cute ornaments from the Christmas Magic Odds&EndsTM pack? I think they might be the cutest ones and I totally adore them, and I also have to say that today's project was inspired by them.

ALTENEW DECEMBER 2019 INK RELEASE BLOG HOP + GIVEAWAY

12.05.2019

Hello and Welcome! I’m Maryám and I'm so excited to be a part of the Altenew December 2019 Ink Release Blog Hop. If you are coming from Zinia Redo, you are in the right place! :) Your next stop in the hop is the lovely Jenny Colacicco. 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: QUICK FLORAL LAYOUT FEAT. FLORAL WATERCOLORS CREATIVITY KIT + VIDEO!

12.04.2019

Hey, crafty friends! This is Maryám and I’m so excited to be back on the Altenew Scrapbook Blog. Today I’m going to be working with the Floral Watercolors Creativity Kit to create a floral layout and a quick but fun card. In case you are curious about the contents of the kit, you can check out the video.

JILLIBEAN SOUP: A FAVORITE COLOR SCHEME ON A LAYOUT

11.29.2019

Hello, my Jillibean Soup friends! This is Maryám and today I am sharing a new scrapbook layout that follows my current favorite color scheme.

JILLIBEAN SOUP: I REMEMBER LAYOUT

11.28.2019

Hello everyone! This is Maryám and today I am here with you to share a very special layout that remembers some fun moments of my life.

JILLIBEAN SOUP: 25 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS TAGS

11.26.2019

Hey Friends! Happy Tuesday! This is Maryám and I am so happy to back here on my blog. Today I am joining the 9th Annual 25 days of Christmas Tags 2019 that is hosted by the very lovely Tracey McNeely and can be found HERE.

JILLIBEAN SOUP: HOW TO USE SMALL DIE CUTS SHAPES ON A LAYOUT

11.23.2019

Hello friends! I hope you are having a fantastic day. This is Maryám and today I am here to share with you a new project. If you have already read the title of the post, you may know that today I am going to be giving you some ideas on how to use small die cuts shapes on a layout.

ALTENEW STAMP FOCUS: REGAL BEAUTY + VIDEO

11.22.2019

Hello, friends! This is Maryám and today I’m going to be focusing on and sharing some ideas on how to use the gorgeous Regal Beauty Stamp Set. This stamp set features two multi-layer flowers and leaves, along with some small clusters of silhouette leaves, and two cute sentiments. In addition to that, there is also a coordinating die and mask stencil available that will help you create even more amazing projects.

ALTENEW + THE DAILY MARKER COLOR THERAPY BLOG HOP & GIVEAWAY

11.18.2019

Hello and Welcome! I’m Maryám and I'm so excited to be a part of the Altenew + The Daily Marker Color Therapy Blog Hop. If you are coming from TaeEun Yoo, you are in the right place! :) Your next stop in the hop is the lovely Tania Ahmed. 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!

DOODLEBUG DESIGN: MERRY & BRIGHT LAYOUT

11.17.2019

Hey Guys! Have you seen the cute gingerbread house that the Doodlebug Design Christmas Magic collection has? From the first moment I saw it I knew that I wanted to do a layout featuring this cute little house, so I thought on using the Cookie Cottage doodle-popsTM, but even though it looked really cute, I wanted something bigger so it could cover more space in my layout. After thinking about some ideas, I decided to replicate the same house a do it on a bigger scale.

ALTENEW NOVEMBER 2019 GRADIENT CARDSTOCK RELEASE BLOG HOP + GIVEAWAY

11.14.2019

Hello and Welcome! I’m Maryám and I'm so excited to be a part of the Altenew November 2019 Gradient Cardstock Release Blog Hop. If you are coming from Norine Borys, you are in the right place! :) Your next stop in the hop is the lovely 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 the end!

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

11.07.2019

Hello and Welcome! I’m Maryám and I'm so excited to be a part of the Altenew November 2019 Stamp/Die/Stencil Release Blog Hop. If you are coming from Altenew Card Blog, you are in the right place! :) Your next stop in the hop is the lovely Therese Calvird. 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!

DOODLEBUG DESIGN: COOKIES FOR SANTA LAYOUT

11.06.2019

Hello, my dear friends! Can you believe November is here already?! This year has been going by so fast and I still can't believe that it's time to share Christmas projects! but you know what? I am SO excited to be working with the beautiful Christmas Magic Collection. The day I received my box of goodies, I was so inspired by it and lots of ideas came to mind! One of my favorite elements is the cute little elves but I cannot forget about the adorable cookies as well because that is what I am going to be focusing my layout on today.

JILLIBEAN SOUP: HOW TO USE FOAM STICKERS FOR STAMPS + VIDEO

11.05.2019

Hello Friends! This is Maryám back with you today to share some more ideas using the awesome Jillibean Soup products. For today’s project, I am using the awesome Foam Stickers in an unexpected kind of way- as stamps. This may sound weird but let me tell you that this actually works.

ALTENEW: 25 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS TAGS

11.04.2019

Hello Friends! This is Maryám and I am so happy to back here on my blog. Today I am joining a wonderful event, 9th Annual 25 days of Christmas Tags 2019 that is hosted by the very lovely Tracey McNeely and can be found HERE.

ALTENEW: HOW TO USE FLORAL FLURRIES WASHI TAPE ON A LAYOUT + VIDEO!

11.03.2019

Hello, friends! Maryám here with you today to share a new project using one of my favorite washi tapes from Altenew, as well as some other fun products. The flowers from the Floral Flurries Washi Tape are beautiful and I have been wanting to create with them for some time. Today’s post was the perfect excuse to use them and so that is what I did.

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

11.01.2019

Hello and Welcome! I’m Maryám and I'm so excited to be a part of the Altenew Build-A-Flower: Lavender Release Blog Hop. If you are coming from The Hedgehog Hollow, you are in the right place! :) Your next stop in the hop is Mindy Eggen. 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 METALLIC WATERCOLOR 14 PAN SET RELEASE BLOG HOP + GIVEAWAY

10.28.2019

Hello and Welcome! I’m Maryám and I'm so excited to be a part of the Altenew Metallic Watercolor 14 Pan Set Release Blog Hop. If you are coming from Laurie Willison, you are in the right place! :) Your next stop in the hop is Altenew Scrapbook Blog. 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!

DOODLEBUG DESIGN: SILLY FACES LAYOUT

10.25.2019

Hello Friends! This is Maryám and I have a new project to share with you today. Did you know that you can document moments of any kind with the Candy Carnival Collection? I know that Candy Carnival is a Halloween themed collection, but you can totally create a layout to document your everyday moments, and so that is what I did for today's project.

HERO ARTS + ALTENEW COLLABORATION BLOG HOP

10.23.2019

Hello and Welcome! I’m Maryám and I'm so excited to be a part of the Hero Arts & Altenew Collaboration Blog Hop. One of my favorite things about our industry is the people that work behind the scenes and how supportive and collaborative they are. And that’s why we are celebrating this blog hop today- In honor of the Hero Arts 45th anniversary, Altenew has joined in the celebration and together they have released the 6 x 8 Bloom & Grow Stamp Set!

JILLIBEAN SOUP: MY FAVORITE SCRAPBOOKING TECHNIQUE

10.22.2019

Hello everyone! It is Maryám and today I am here with you to share a brand-new project featuring one of my all-time-favorite scrapbooking techniques. Can you guess which one it is?

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!