Monday 7 December 2015

The Memory Nest - Make It Monday #50

Are you ready for the last Make It Monday challenge for 2015? And this sketch has endless possibiliteis to use up multiple photos or stash supplies.

I started my page by stencilling soft patterns all over the main sketch area. The I placed the four photos and decided to mat them onto white to help them pop a little more.

I found a couple of square frames in my stash and that gave me the idea to die cut frames for the rectangular elements from the sketch. I chose a patterned paper for them to pick up on the colours from the photos but also to blend them into the background a bit more so that they didn't distract from the photos.

All the embellishments came from the same MME cut & paste collection and I lucked out with the chipboard alphas that were such a close colour match.

And a little explanation here of why Murray was banished to the garden - he'd just cocked his leg up my table leg and weed all over the carpet. Suppose it's easy to mistake a table leg for a tree or lamp post when you're a dog with little brain! That extra piece of journalling has been added to the back of the page in case I should ever forget.

Paper: AC, kraft cardstock; MME, cut & paste
Alphas: Studio Calico, chipboard
Stencil: TCW, Rebekah Meier mini harlequin circles
Ink: SU, crumb cake
Stickers & Chipboard: MME, cut & paste
Die: Lil'inker, stitched mats rectangles

Well this is the last time in 2015 I'll say over to you now and get scrapping for the Memory Nest challenge. So enjoy and have fun using this sketch.

Thanks for your time and lovely comments about my pages over the year. And if you're wanting more scrapbooking for December there's always the Let's December Daily blog you can follow and link up with. I'd love to see you there!

Sending you Christmas sparkle!

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  1. Jane, this is just adorable!! LOVE your take on the sketch and those sweet pics!!

  2. I love all the little details on your page, and the stamped background - that is a great idea.


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