Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Xyron and Bo Bunny Blog Hop

I couldn't be more excited to work with Bo Bunny and Xyron this month, especially since I got to play with Bo Bunny's newest Key Lime collection!  Being in Hawaii, I think this collection was made for me!

1.  Our Water Baby Layout.  The Bo Bunny Key Lime Collection includes some fantastic papers that make scrapbooking a breeze.  I used the Cowabunga paper as the foundation of my layout.  And the Noteworthy die cut and journaling spot pack also makes embellishing the page super easy!

Supplies:  Patterned Paper (Bo Bunny - Key Lime); Die Cuts and Journaling Cards (Bo Bunny - Key Lime); Adhesives (Xyron Mega Runner, Xyron 5" Creative Station; Xyron 5" Creative Station Permanent Adhesive); Letter Stickers (American Crafts, October Afternoon, Studio Calico); Spray Mists (Studio Calico); Tim Holtz Distress Ink; American Crafts Precision Pen; Tim Holtz Tiny Attacher; Tim Holtz File Tabs Alterations Die.

To add a bit of more dimension to the layout, I cut apart another sheet of Cowabunga paper and then layered it onto the foundation sheet with some DIY Foam Tape.  Then, I simply layered a number of papers and die cuts/ journaling cards to make the photo mat/ journaling spot.

The title to the layout actually comes from my son's rash guard, which says "water baby."  What a cutie.

And if you haven't noticed already, I'm kindove obsessed with these whale shaped paper clips from Midori

2.  Aloha Sign.  Since moving to Hawaii, I have noticed that all of my neighbors have these adorable "Aloha" signs at their front door.  While I could have easily just purchased one from the nearby flea market, I have been hesitant...I am constantly thinking, "I could make that."  Well, fast foward six months and I have FINALLY made my own customized sign!

Supplies: Bo Bunny Key Lime Patterned Papers, Bo Bunny Key Lime Jewels, Xyron Creatopia - Permanent Adhesive, Xyron 5" Creative Station - Permanent Adhesive, Silhouette Cameo, Studio Calico Letter Stickers, Tim Holtz Distress Ink.

The Bo Bunny Key Lime Jewels added the perfect amount of dimension to the surfboard.  I am seriously in love.  I cannot wait to put this at the front of our house tomorrow!

3.  Sticker Chart.  Finally, since I am always trying to just use up all of my supplies, I used all of the scraps that were left on my desk after making the above projects to put together a quick sticker chart for Charlotte.  Even the letter stickers represent whatever I have on hand.  We have been using these sticker charts for the past few months and it has really proven to be an effective incentive program.

Supplies:  Patterned Paper (Bo Bunny Key Lime Collection); Xyron Mega Runner; Letter Stickers (October Afternoon, Sassafras).

Make sure you visit the Xyron Blog all week for lots of inspiration from the rest of the Xyron Design Team!

As always, mahalo for stopping by!


  1. This is adorable. So much fun too. makes me want to go hang out at the beach. Wonderful job.

  2. Love the layout and sign...very cool!

  3. great ideas! Really like to see how you use the leftovers on that chart - great inspiration.

  4. very cute. Love the tutorial on how you got the wonderful dimensional looks on the page. Great job.

  5. Love all of your projects!


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