Good Morning Spring Layout

I wish I could start out this post with a big Good Morning Spring! But the fact that I woke up this morning to snow on the rooftops kind’ve makes me think that winter is still here. So weird!

CTMH Good Morning Spring Gnomes Scrapbooking Layout

With the recent announcement that Close To My Heart will be shutting their doors after 40 years of creativity, I’m finding it hard to put Kits together for those of you that love them. In fact, this layout was going to be part of a kit but some of the products have already retired. Ugh. So I will just walk you through the process of this layout a bit.


I started out using the Gnomes for Springs Paper with Stickers and decided to do my best at mixing as much paper as possible. I even brought in some Lagoon Paper because I thought it mixed in very well. You can see it peeking out behind the clouds.

Then, I decided to go crazy with some Cricut Cuts. I just couldn’t help myself! The birds are so cute, don’t you think? As I started adhering them to the page the layout started to remind me of my oldest daughter, Stephanie. She is ALWAYS in a good mood (must get that from me! lol) and when she wakes up in the morning she always says, “Good Morning!” in such a sing-song way. I call her my sunshine and so of course I had to put all of those elements on the page, as well.

Unfortunately, the last time I looked the Alphabet Stamp Set had already went out of stock. Boo! But that doesn’t mean another font couldn’t be used, right?

I finished up the layout with some pink Acrylic Butterflies and Flowers. Added some Sparkles, including the beautiful Journey colored ones! A 4×6 Flip Flap was added for some hidden journaling, mainly because I didn’t leave room on the page for it – lol. A banner and some bling… now all that’s left is some pictures!


Gnomes for Spring Scrapbooking Workshop w/o Stamps | Ballerina Cardstock Lagoon Cardstock | Lemonade Cardstock | Toffee Cardstock | White Glitter Paper | Ballerina Ink Pad | Flamingo Ink Pad | Glacier Ink Pad | Honey Butter Ink Pad | Lagoon Ink Pad | Lemonade Ink Pad | Limeade Ink Pad | Toffee Ink Pad | Clear Sparkles | Journey Glitter Gems | Silver Glitter Gems | Orange & Yellow Dots | Foam Tape | Sponge Daubers | Sanding Block | a Retired Alphabet Stamp Set | Black Journal Pen

If you have any questions about my layout, please feel free to ask. <3

As a reminder, all products used on this project will only be available while supplies last. The last day to order ANYTHING from my CTMH Website is April 30th, 2024. With the announcement that CTMH is closing its doors, please be sure to get on my Mailing List so that you can follow me over to my new position with another PaperCrafting Company. *Blessings my friend!* <3

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