Wednesday, 18 June 2014

Wednesday Words

Don't you just love it when you get something unexpected? I was opening up my email the other day and up popped some new photos of my grandsons having fun and climbing trees like boys love to do.

So of course a scrapbook page or two is in the making. Today I'm sharing one I made for two challenges.  The layout is from my favourite place to play The Memory Nest - they always have great sketches to be inspired by.

My first ever entry for the challenge at 1-2-3 Get Scrappy last month was picked to be in their top three - here - so it would be rude not to support them again this month.  I picked these three elements from their new board: circle shaped picture, brads, pastel colours.

http://www.thememorynest.blogspot.co.uk/2014/06/make-it-monday-no-19.html      http://123getscrappy.blogspot.co.uk/2014/06/june-2014-challenge-11.html 

I started my page by machine stitching the grid lines from the sketch.  Next I die cut the two photos into cirlces and mounted them onto pastel patterned paper, also die cut. I stamped a sentiment onot the smallest square of patterned paper.

I temporarily placed them all onto the page with the buttons and brads so that I knew where to stamp the sentiments and camera image.  Then I added my title and journalling.


I plan for this page to be opposite another page about the same visit which will show a larger landscape to set the scene and also a photo of one of the boys rolling down the slope - hence the rolling mentioned in my journalling.

Supplies:
Paper: Chatterbox, Scrapbook Walls + scraps from my stash
Stamps: Bo Bunny, Mam-Razzi; May Road, Spool Sentiments; Technique Tuesday, Summer Rocks by Ali Edwards; Kaisercraft, Life Sentiments
Ink: Memento, rich cocoa
Die: Spellbinders, Classic Square large
Alphas: Sophisticates, yellow high five; Papermanis, birdsong
Embellishments: brads & buttons from my stash

Thanks for dropping by today, your visit is much appreciated.

Jane
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9 comments:

  1. Love how you used the sketch. Cutting your pictures into circles was very creative. Thanks for playing along again at the Memory Nest.

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  2. It has been ages since I cut my pictures into circles; love how you did that here. Great layout.

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  3. Jane, LOVE what you did with the sketch. The stitching is so cool and I LOVE the circle pics. Thanks for playing along! xo

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  4. Great page! love the stitching! Thanks for joining us at 123 Get Scrappy!

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  5. gorgeous photo's and love the circles - totally awesome sketch, thanks so much for joining us at 123 Get Scrappy

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  6. What awesome stitching on your creation! Thanks for joining us at 1-2-3 Get Scrappy!

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  7. Great idea sticking the grid. Wonderful layout! Thanks for playing along at 123 Get Scrappy!

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  8. Beautiful layout!! Love the grid design! Thanks for playing with us at 123 Get Scrappy!!

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  9. The stitched lines are such a nice detail on your beautiful layout!
    Thanks for playing with us at 123 Get Scrappy!

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