Archives for May 2017

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Silly & Lovely

It’s rare when I use black and white photos on my scrapbook photos. But I made these black and white for a reason . . .

Silly & Lovely

Let’s talk about the layout.

  • The first time I printed these photos, they were in color. But the color was really off, and the background was very distracting, so I couldn’t get the color pictures to work for me. Then I tried printing them in black and white, and they looked so much better. I need to keep this in mind when I have other pics that don’t look great in color.
  • I used a fun three-photo sketch for this layout.
  • I created this page for a challenge to use lots of stamps. I have so many stamps and need to remember to use them more often.
  • I first tried using transparencies with the photos, but I ended up preferring the look of the chipboard frames.

This process video almost didn’t happen. I misplaced a memory card with a bunch of the footage . . . but then I found it again. So yay! Here it is.

Please enjoy it and give me your thoughts on how to fix a clogged fineline bottle. See you next time!

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Friday, May 26, 2017

Next Time Keep Right

Whenever I take a trip there is usually some kind of misadventure. I consider myself lucky if there is only one. :) I took a trip last month that started with me making the wrong choice when I came to a fork in the road, probably because I didn’t realize I was at a fork. My drive ended up being a bit longer than expected. Oops!

Keep Right

Now, let’s talk about the layout.

  • This layout fits in three of my video series: Scrapping the Spectrum, Memorabilia Medley, and Something Old Something New. The map patterned paper is easily 15 years old or more. I knew it would come in handy eventually. I have a few scraps left, and I’m going to try and use those up soon.
  • Here’s the sketch that inspired me.
  • I created this layout for a challenge in the Victoria Marie Facebook group. Fun times on International Scrapbook Day.

And here is the process video.

Until the next one!

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Friday, May 5, 2017

Did Someone Say Nap?

It has been too, too long since I’ve posted on the blog. I’ve been in a bit of a scrapbooking funk but am now getting back into the groove. I’m excited for International Scrapbook Day tomorrow and have ordered new photos to play with. In the meantime, though, here’s a layout I did last weekend.

Did Someone Say Nap

Let’s talk about the layout.

  • I created this page for a challenge on the Victoria Marie Facebook Group. Victoria created a sketch that features three photos. I kept the general design but used one giant photo instead. I love this photo of my poodle, Clayton.
  • I cut out the bottom speech bubble from the title card and used it as a template to cut out a speech bubble from patterned paper. I added “nap” with Thickers and popped up the speech bubble with pop dots.
  • This is a pretty simple layout that came together quite quickly. It’s nice to have one of those every now and then. :)

Of course there is a process video for this layout. Hope you enjoy it.

Until next time. :)

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