Saturday 21 February 2015

Saturday Slot

At the end of each year's scrapbook album I always make a page to sum up the year. And 2014 was a big year for my family and I wasn't sure how to show this until I saw this sketch at Let's Get Sketchy. 

I started with a kraft background paper and built up the elements using bits from Simple Stories Say Cheese - currently my favourite collection.

I really enjoyed making the title cluster and used thickers, alphas and stickers round a trimmed down page element. In fact I chopped up one 12 x 12 sheet quite a bit and pieced it over the page to get the look I wanted.

I used a Tim Holtz die to cut the splat and added a couple of stickers on top. The yellow star is repeated two more times on the page - that magic frame of three.

And then came that moment when I liked how it looked and stuck everything down only to discover I'd forgotten that circular part of the sketch. I'd thought to write the months of the year separated by some bits of splat - a great idea but sadly I'd forgotten.  And I really tried to embrace this imperfection, but off it all came, the circle was added and then I was happy.

Papers: Simple Stories, Say Cheese; AC, kraft cardstock
A;phas: Simple Stories, Say Cheese; AC, thickers Subway
Cards & Stickers: Simple Stories, Say Cheese
Dies: Tim Holtz, Scribbles & Splat

Thanks for visiting today, I do appreciate you taking the time. And keep crafting!

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  1. Beautiful page. Great job with the sketch. Thanks for playing at LGS.

  2. LOVE this!! What a great way to showcase magical moments in your life!!

  3. oh, another fantastic page i love how you journaled around the circle. Thank you so much for joining our challenge at LGS

  4. Fun page. Love the titlework. Thanks for playing along with us at LGS!

  5. Love what you did with your layout. Thanks for playing along with us at LGS!

  6. Love your page! Thanks for joining us at LGS :)

  7. Fantastic page! Thanks for joining us at LGS!


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