Friday, July 29, 2011

Fast Friday

Happy Friday Bo Bunny Fans!  

How long does it take you to create a scrapbook page? Some of us can whip up a layout in the blink of an eye.  Some of us take hours and hours, maybe even days to complete one layout. With that being said, we challenged our designers to create a layout in ONE HOUR or less.  Yes, you read that correctly...ONE HOUR!  And they did it!  It was quite a struggle for some of them, and those that really struggled shared some great tips on how to speed up your process.  Let's see what they created!

First up we have a super artsy layout created by Mahlin.  She does admit that the gesso (the white paint) took some time to dry, but while it was drying she punched out her circle embellishments and created her frame and title pieces.

By Mahlin Wiggur

Bo Bunny Supplies:
Cardstock: Double Dot Flourish in Licorice and Pink, Double Dot Stripe in Turquoise, Double Dot Journal in Passion Fruit and Double Dot in Kiwi
Wraps: Gabrielle

This bright and summery layout by Luzma was kept clean and simple using pre-made embellishments and border stickers.  This allowed her to create her gorgeous handmade flowers and still complete this layout on time. 

Peace, Love and Flip Flops
By Luzma Bruna

Bo Bunny Supplies:
Patterned Paper:Stripe, Surf and Dot/Barefoot and Bliss
Noteworthy: Barefoot and Bliss
Rub On: Barefoot and Bliss
Jewels: Barefoot and Bliss
Cardstock: Double Dot in Chocolate dot and Almond dot
Stickers: Barefoot and Bliss
Brads: Barefoot and Bliss
Chipboard: Barefoot and Bliss

Next up Gabrielle shares a gorgeous layout with use, that looks like it took hours to create.  She promises it only took her an hour and she had her daughters time her to make sure of it!
By Gabrielle Pollacco
Bo Bunny Supplies:
Patterned Paper: Floweret, Perky/Vicki B
Noteworthy: Vicki B
Chipboard: Vicki B
Stickers: Vicki B
Trinkets: Vicki B
Brads: Vicki B
Trims: Vicki B
Stamps: Timepiece & Flourish set
Jewels: Vicki B
Blooms: Olivia

Designer Tips: So I challenged myself to actually do this layout in a half hour....didn't make it....BUT I did manage it in under an hour! Here are my tips for doing a quick layout:
~ I started by choosing an old l/o of mine that I liked the design of and chose to copy the design (I find a lot of my scrapping time is spent on creating the page design and positioning my embellishments. Working off an old l/o helps cut off loads of time.
~ On my original l/o I did a lot of machine stitching, for this one I simply used a brown and black pen to imitate the stitched lines.
~ I often make my own blooms for my layouts, in this case I used ready made but you can also create your own in colors that you often use and keep them ready to go in a jar.
~ Gather together all your components for your layout and have them ready to go, it's easier if you stick to one collection's papers and embellies if you really want to work quickly.
~ Be organized. If you pull a pen or scissors etc. from your tool jar, put them back when you finish with them, I can't tell you how much time I waste looking for my tools under scraps of papers and embellishments!
~ I often save the backing to flourish stickers/chipboard and use them as masks, I keep them in a handy little zip-lock back within easy reach.


Christiane created a clean and simple layout using a fabulous block style. It would be so easy to add more photos to this design too!

Endless Summer
By Christiane Mueller
Bo Bunny Supplies:
Patterned Paper: Beach Bag, Dots, Words and Snorkel/Barefoot & Bliss
Stickers: Barefoot Combo Stickers and Layered Chipboard Sticker

This next layout by Mireille, has such a great masculine feel to it and the hand drawn stitching and barbed wire are amazing! She too, used a blocking style with her photos allowing her to fit four photos on her layout.

Welcome to the Jungle
By Mireille Divjak
Bo Bunny Supplies:
Cardstock: Double Dot in Olive Dot
Patterned Paper: Wild Thing and Cut Outs/Zoology
Rub ons: Zoology


The final layout we have to share with you today was created by Debbie.  She added some great touches of texture to her page using some of her scrapbooking tools.

Life is Good
By Debbie Sherman
Bo Bunny Supplies:
Patterned Paper:  Bazzilion, Buh-Bye, and Vicki B./Vicki B.
Chipboard: Vicki B.
Jewels: Vicki B.
Petals: Vicki B.
Dimensional Stickers: Vicki B.
Combo Sticker: Vicki B.
Noteworthy: Vicki B.

Designer tip: To add Texture and detail to a simple layout, use your tools, such as punches and ink. This will also give your simple layout more dimension.


The winner of our last Layout Challenge is...

Thanks so much for stopping by and we can't wait to see the FAST layouts you create using your favorite Bo Bunny supplies! And remember you can always share them with us on our Facebook page!


We also wanted to share with you that Scrap That! ~ Canada's Best Kit Club is excited to present their latest kit featuring the Bo Bunny Timepiece Collection in their recently released “Somewhere in Time”kit!

There is also a blog hop reveal going on now over at Scrap That! featuring their gorgeous design team projects.  And Bo Bunny is the last stop on their hop!  By hopping you will be given chances to win prizes including a fully loaded Scrap That!  "Somewhere in Time" Kit and a prize package from Bo Bunny.  All you have to do is leave a comment on each of the amazing blogs along the way.  Easy right? Here is one of the Scrap That! designers projects just to give you a little peak at what they have created.

We hope you all enjoy the blog hop and good luck!!!


  1. I love scrap that creations with Bo Bunny colletion!

  2. Lots of great creations with the Timepice collection and that Scrap That kit!

  3. Awesome layouts Bo Bunny and Scrap That gals!!!

  4. Loveeeeeeee these!! Amazing creations!! And loving the one from Scrap That! DT! :):):):):):):):):):):)

  5. Lovely projects here
    I love all, specially the Scrap That page

  6. Im a blog hopper who started at the Scrap That page - and now i ended my hop here - on this lovely blog - so filled with inspiration. So now im just hoping that the luck flies the way to Denmark - hehe.

  7. Bobunny team, good choice on teaming up with Scrap That, they have a beautiful DT

  8. Oh gosh, you girls rocked this assignment! I can hardly believe you created such amazingly wonderful layouts in so little time:)

    And the Scrap That! kit looks great too! Love what their DT did with this wonderful kit.

  9. Making a page in an hour?! I couldn't do that. Love what your DT did with their creations.

    The Scrap That! kit is soooo cool. I really loved what the Scrap That! DT did with it. There was nog one page or card I didn't like!

  10. Love your product and these beautiful layouts. I am a follower. Thanks so much.

  11. I am a big Bo Bunny fan so I am excited to get this kit. It will be new for me to do my pages digitally. I am addicted already.
    Margie Green

  12. I totally {heart} this collection. I think I have bought every single piece of it because it has to be the best masculine paper line out there. The Scrap That! Kit is beautiful this month! Angie B.

  13. Love the BoBunny collection and what the Scrap That kit is for August. I am a follower now.

  14. So many beautiful creations with those gorgeous Bo Bunny papers!

  15. These are the best layouts, yet! Very pretty, without being overly fussy.

  16. Go Go Bo - The Scrap That! Kit is awesome, with your beautiful Timepiece Collection - awesome inspiration.... Hugs x

  17. Wow... and amazing blog hop and the kit is beautiful - thanks so much for sharing!!

  18. loving what the Scrap That ladies have done with the Bo BUnny papers

  19. I love all the layouts using Bo Bunny. Everything was just amazing.

    Sandy Duley

  20. Love everything from BO Bunny. Anything looks perfect with these products. Great idea teaming up with Scrap That!

  21. Those look amazing! It took me an entire evening (from the time I dragged everything out of the closet and into the dining room to the time I put it all back) and managed only one page ;( I"m still rather new to scrapbooking, but I'm certainly learning!

    Can you or have you shared how to make all those beautiful flower accents?

  22. Thanks for being a part of this fab bloghop at Scrap That. The girls have made so many stunning creations with the BoBunny papers. I just looove the timepiece collection and also the Gabrielle collection. I have them both, lol. So now i`m just hoping i get lucky and win som fabby prizes, lol. Have a great weekend! Hugs...Mona

  23. I love Bo bunny collections. The hop was really good.

  24. Love your products Always! This design team really did them justice!

  25. Wow - in an hour - so impressed with Gabby's LO - that girls got TALENT!

    Thanks for the chance to win with Scrap That!

    I've been a member of the Scrap That Community for a while. And Bo Bunny has GOT to be my favorite paper company on the planet!

    Please take a moment to look at my gallery and my blog.

  26. Been to all blogs and I've seen all the DT work!! I can say only one thing - I am and I will continue to be BoBunny biggest FAN:-) Thank you for the daily inspiration!

  27. Such an amazing page, thanks for the inspiration!

  28. You girls ROCK well done.I can not believ they where created in one our.

    And the Scrap That! kit looks great too!

  29. Really impressive 1-hr. l/o's; lots of good tips for me to take to heart -I can easlily spend days fooling around with one layout! I love that the Scrap That! kits contain BoBunny now - beautiful high quality papers.

  30. Beautiful papers and beautiful kit. The designers did an outstanding job!

  31. love the creations made with these gorgeus papers!

  32. THANK YOU !!!! your product is sooooo inspiring

  33. LOVE these layouts, and the fact that they didn't take hours to create is an added bonus! I am lifting the gesso page for sure.....fabulous!
    And congrats, Jennybean....that is such a cute layout!

  34. Fab layouts Bo Bunny and Scrap that...beautiful papers....:)

  35. What fantastic projects! BoBunny collection is awesome. TFS :)

  36. Scrap That blog hop was sooooo worth the blogging time.....the Timepiece collection has such versatility...from simplicity of photos and paper to embellish till your hearts content! Whether monochromatic or ANY additional colors added...what a gorgeous line that IS and sure to remain a favorite for many!!!!

  37. thanks for all the wonderful comments on my layout "American Sweetheart" If you have any questions on how I made this layout feel free to come to my blog @ OR leave me an email @
    thx...and hugs...