Aug 5, 2019

HERE & NOW - Scrapbook Nerd



Hello there!

This week the DT at Scrapbook Nerd is working projects that document Travels and Summer.  I pulled the beautiful Sunny Days collection and a cut file from Handipaper to create a page all about my daughter's first trip to LA a few years back.



Lately, i have been loving non white backgrounds, this time I pulled a light blue cardstock for the background and added and extra splash of color (a bit too much, i think) using some white paint and Jane Davenport's Mermaid Markers.





While the background dried,  i used a cut file from Handipaper to create the seashell wreath cut out for the page.  I backed each image with papers from the Maggie Holmes' Sunny Days collection, and even added  a bit of extra color to some of the images using the markers.




Once the background was completely dried, i used a bit of foam adhesive to attach the cut out to the layout.   The pictures were then backed with pieces from the large alpha cards from the collection; these too were attached to the page followed with a series of fussy cut shells and embellishments.




I clustered most of the embellishments at the lower part of the page surrounding the pictures.   Then added the title of the page at the top of the wreath.  I wanted to mark the location of the pictures in the page, so i used mini alphas at at the end of the seashell cluster.   I made sure to leave plenty of empty space under the title for my daughter's lines of journal.  Here is the final layout:





Love how this page came together, and all the colors in the page.   I am sure my daughter will cherish this page, and will be able to add her memories on the page.

Remember to stop by Scrapbooknerd to check all the materials used in the page, and please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any questions

XO




Materials Used ( the images contain Affiliate Links)



Crate Paper - Sunny Days Collection - 12 x 12 Double Sided Paper - Collected Crate Paper - Sunny Days Collection - Ephemera Crate Paper - Sunny Days Collection - Cardstock Sticker with Foil Accents Crate Paper - Sunny Days Collection - 12 x 12 Paper Pad Crate Paper - Sunny Days Collection - Clear Sticker Book with Foil Accents Crate Paper - Sunny Days Collection - Die-Cut Alphas Crate Paper - Sunny Days Collection - 6 x 8 Paper Pad with Foil Accents

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