Sunday, 9 February 2014

Sunday Scrapbooking

Just a very late and quick post to share the two pages I've made today.  I love following TheMemory Nest's blog and try to enter their challenges as much as possible.  So when I saw this layout challenge I knew I'd want to give it a go. It's a bit different to my usual style and took me a while to decide which photos to use.  But then the decoration of my very badly cracked walls seemed to present the perfect subject for this photo booth strip theme.


 


Supplies:
Paper: AC, kraft cardstock; My Mind's Eye paper scraps
Stamps: Kaisercraft, grid; Technique Tuesday, life in pictures by Ali Edwards
Alphas: Large alpha from my stash; October Afternoon, mini market
Ink: Mister huey's Color Mists, sunshine, opaque white, dark calico
Embellishments: circle punches & buttons

Inspired by this page's multiple photos I then branched off into circles and made this page about my garden in January.  I added some stitching to ground the circles and a few random circle stickers that were left over from alpha sheets.  I'm really pleased with how the photos look cut into circles - all the less interesting bits got chopped off!


Thanks for looking at my blog, hope you found it interesting.

Jane
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6 comments:

  1. Very nice take of our sketch! Looks good :)
    Thank you for sharing with us at tMN <3

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  2. Love what you did with the sketch. What a neat thing to showcase - walls that need fixing. I love how you then branched off to create the sketch with the circles. It is so great how sketches can inspire us! Thanks for playing along.

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  3. Really like your pages and photography Jane. The journalling is a lovely personal touch too. One of these days I'll make a start on a scrapbook - I've got lots of crafting kit...

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  4. great idea to use before and after photos.

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  5. Great page using the sketch. Thanks for playing along.

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  6. Great job with the sketch. What a great idea to document your wasps getting fixed.

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