Scrapbook layout - Choose Joy -
It has been a while since i have posted one of my current layouts on my blog. It is not that i have not been scrapbooking, but I am designing for Scrapbook Nerd and Quirky Bits-N-Pieces for reminder of the year, so I have been busy creating projects for them... Soon I will be posting them...
As always i have a folder full of pictures to scrapbook, this one is a favorite. As always my daughter and niece posing for the camera, but in this one they recruited my sister, too. Since I wanted to keep it girly and fun, I chose pastel colors and this beautiful cut file from Studio Calico (Camelot XO).
|Only some of the cuts are folded and glued to the mat. |
The shadow that the cut produces adds dimension to the layout.
I chose this beautiful purple Marble paper from Mambi's Love collection to create the cut-out, and backed all the cuts with MME papers from older collections. I like printing my pictures in black and white, as it helps with the colors and it brings them out on layouts.
|The title came from an old chipboard sticker page.|
Since the background is rather busy, I chose to add my journal inside of the cutout pieces
Since I have a rather busy background, i chose just a large cluster of embelishments for the picture. I tried to combine the different pieces with the colors of the layout. So I picked from different sticker collections.
|I love to keep cards, little envelopes, etc.; the purple tag is one of this year's|
Valentine's Day cards from Starbucks... Let's just say I am a good customer...
Finally i just added a few chipboard stickers around the cut-outs and a few drops of purple smooch spritz... I love the colors, the cut file and the picture; together they make the perfect combo... I hope you like it too..
See you soon..
|The finished layout...|
Cut file, Camelot XO, Studio Calico
Pattern paper -main cut-out- , Love collection, MAMBI
Pattern paper -cut-out backing-, My Mind's Eye
Title - chipoard sticker -, Recollections, Michaels
Hear Tag - Valentine's Day Gift Card - Starbucks
Ephemera -Circle "Hi"-, MInc collection, Heidi Swapp
Chipboard Stickers, Mambi collections
Chipboard sticker -arrow- , Wonder collection, Crate Paper
Label, Maggie Holmes collection, Crate Paper
Ink splatters - Frosted Grape, Smooch Spritz.