For this layout of my daughter I used paper from the K&Company Americana stack, along with the coordinating chipboard letters. I kept the design simple since I think I am going to use this as a title page tot her two year scrapbook. A closeup of the "award":
For my card I used the same method to create pleated circle - only not as wide. I used a 1-1/2 by 11 inch piece of paper and that was the perfect size to lay nicely without any extra paper. I cut two circles and layered them on top. I finished with an epoxy chipboard cupcake threaded with some bakers twine. The sentiment is a Hero Arts stamp and I used a shape that I stretched on my Gypsy. I wish I could be more specific on the sizes, and I know I wrote them down, but then I lost the paper! The card base is DCWV and the yellow paper is Recollections.
And that is it! Two sketches for you to choose from - one for whichever mood you are in today - card or layout. We are experimenting the a linking tool but it is our first time using it - you may have to be patient with us. I can't wait to see what you create. Happy crafting!