Hi! This is Nathalie Leonelli, and I am here today to share with you the amazing free resources that SCT Magazine offers in the form of printables, cut files and digital stamps! After perusing the offerings going as far back as 2014, I selected a set of coordinated cards and digital stamps to create pocket pages for my 6” x 12” album.
Supplies | Summer 2018 “Before We Go” cards by Cathy Zielske, Summer 2016 Digital Stamps by Cathy Zielske and Sheri Reguly; Patterned paper: Doodlebug Design; Stamps, metal dies, acetate embellishments, puffy stickers, label, wood veneers: Elle’s Studio; Alphabet stickers, tape: Fancy Pants Designs
To start, I printed a set of the Summer 2018 “Before We Go” cards selected to contrast with my dark photos. I sent them straight to my printer loaded with an 8.5” x 11” sheet of matte photo paper. No fancy machine needed!
I also played with the Summer 2016 Digital Stamps. Only using Word and the free Fotor.com editing website, I applied some on two of my photos before printing them.
I fussy cut the banner above from one of the printable 4” x 6” cards and I also used it to make two journaling spots!
To include the dates, I combined die-cut stamped letters and puffy alphabet stickers. For the journaling, I fed the cards into my manual typewriter. Finally, I went through my stash to find embellishments that would add texture and dimension.
Here are some great benefits of using an SCT printable set like this:
- the color combination is set for you and all you have to do is add a few matching elements
- you can print several copies of the same card (great if you want to fussy cut parts of them!)
- no purchase necessary, download whenever the inspiration strikes!
I hope this will inspire you to check out the many fantastic offerings that are included with each issue—especially if you like to make pocket pages as I do, don’t miss the last page of each issue. There is always a set of fun filler and journaling cards featured and free to download on the SCT Magazine website! Happy crafting!