Sunday, May 31, 2009
So, anyway, the specs on the layout for my last 8 X 8 page in this album...SU Rainbow Sherbert DSP, Gable Green, Tempting Turquoise ink, glitter, and grosgrain ribbon. White Hodgepodge Hardware in the center of the flowers. Stamps used were from the Enjoy Every Moment and On Your Birthday sets.
Friday, May 29, 2009
was born. Since Brinklee was born on Memorial Day, it made a perfect day to do a power scrap project!
Here is the cover page - nice and simple. All included in the kit other than some Old Olive grosgrain ribbon across the bottom there. Most of these layouts are good for just putting a picture down and being done with the page.
The next pages I made included an introducing baby page where you can list all the specifics of the baby's birth. She was a darling 7 pounds and 11 ounces and had a full head of dark hair, by the way!
stickers, ribbon and a hand-crocheted flower that my friend made for me. I thought the colors matched the album colors nicely.
Wednesday, May 27, 2009
For the base I used Kraft colored paper. Matting the picture is Ruby Red. My patterned paper is from the Sweet Slumber DSP from SU. The red heart is handmade by my friend Hannah. I also stamped in the cloud using the Great Friend set and on a canvas cut using the A little Somethin' set in Ruby Red as well as Seeing Spots in Baja Blue. Underneath that is a journaling mat from Heidi Grace.
Sunday, May 24, 2009
Anyway, I thought this would be the perfect little project to let everyone try out the circle cutter. The basic supplies used were Baja Breeze, Basic Grey, and Kiwi Kiss inks, ribbons, and papers and A Walk in the Park DSP.
On the front I created a monogram using Lovely Letters. Then, I used the square frame from the Frames with a Flourish set. Finally, I used some Stampin' Dimensionals and the square scallop to add the sentiment from the Punches Three set.
More sentiments and stamps come from the Great Friend stamp set and Warm Words set. I used a rub-on from the Hidden Garden set. All of the die-cuts above and below come from the Matchbox die cut and the Birds and Branches sizzlit. Finally, don't forget your Crop-a-dile to punch right throught those CDs!
Saturday, May 23, 2009
Tempting Turquoise was the accent paper, grosgrain ribbon and brad. Punches used were the scallop oval and the scallop edge. Rub-ons came from the Summer Love set in the mini-catalogue. You can't see it, but the turquoise oval punch has the other part of that oval rub-on. I put the oval texture on the bottom and popped up the title in Whisper White.
Thursday, May 21, 2009
For the top card, I stamped the pine tree image in Always Artichoke and the bear in black and then embossed each with clear embossing powder. Then I brayered Old Olive on the bottom for the grass and then sponged Garden Green around the edge. Finally, I brayered Baja Breeze on the sky. I punched out a circle to mask a moon and then sponged over that with Not Quite Navy. One last stamped image of geese in Not Quite Navy and then I finished off the card with just a little white grommet and Artichoke ribbon and plain brown jute. This sample turned out to be my favorite card of the two.
Wednesday, May 20, 2009
Tuesday, May 19, 2009
Sunday, May 17, 2009
Thursday, May 14, 2009
I used Almost Amethyst and Pretty in Pink with a little Basic Grey ink. I flipped the Sweet Sunday sketch at http://kgiron.blogspot.com/ to help my idea for the design. The Lovey Dovey heart is actually stamped i grey on a piece fo white paper, but I watercolored it with Amethyst with my Aqua Painter. The other sentiment is from the 8 Great Greetings set. I added a white grommet and some white satin ribbon and it was a nice little cluster on the front.
The inside uses the pop-up cake. In addition to the white satin, I added just a little grey taffeta ribbon and a small white flower and pearl.
Wednesday, May 13, 2009
So, anyway, the first page is based on the sketch and the second page of the layout is just an extension of that. If you're wondering about the title, my daughter used to say, "Sh, sisen" when she wanted us to listen to something and we just thought that was adorable. Even better, my husband caught a picture of her saying that when we were camping last summer - how sweet!
The layout uses Kiwi Kiss, Basic Grey, and A Walk in the Park DSP. I liked being able to add my new birds and branches die-cut for this page. It filled in a little white space that was just too empty and also contributed to the nature theme. I wanted just a touch of bling, so I added a little turqoise glitter to the bird and the pond that surrounds the journaling. The ribbon is basic grey taffeta and the stamp set is Defining Alphabet with Whisper White craft ink.
Monday, May 11, 2009
Anyway, I used the Wanted stamp set and stamped pumpkin pie and real red on the canvas cuts. It kind of has a cool look. The only non-SU product is a Making Memories wilderness tag that used canvas. I thought that would go well not only with the page, but also with the canvas cuts. The DSP is Urban Oasis and the background color is kraft. I saw on another demo's website the idea of layering the buttons and brads, so I thought that would add my final touch of texture. Finally, I wanted to use the outside of the smallest piece of canvas to highlight the mosquito bites that were already surfacing before the end of our one hour hike! Those Canadian mosquitos are hard core!!! At least the scenery was beautiful!
Sunday, May 10, 2009
Anyway, it's probably a little overkill to put all three pictures here, but I liked the scan for it's details and the photo for the flow of the layout.
Friday, May 8, 2009
So...what can you find in the SU catalogue or mini-catalogue to inspire you? Get to scrappin' and stampin'!