12.12.2010

the twins

I don't scrap. Ever.

....hardly.

This is my second attempt at scrapbooking, and I think I like the 8 1/2 x 11 format better than 12x12. 8 1/2 x 11 seems more cardy-ish, so I relate. But I can't really relate to taking pictures of layouts...I guess I'll always stink at that. ;)

Anyways, I used the Embellish challenge, and surprisingly had a fun time. I even made a card to match the layout!


I think the one part I really don't like about scrapbooking is the writing part. I just don't like the idea of my hand-writing mussing up the page. Or that someone won't like what I wrote. Or I'll hate what I wrote. Not very conducive to creative writing.
But moving on...

I cut out all twenty-one circles with my Fiskars punch, stamped the butterflies, and then sewed 'em down.
Ooo, and those chipboard letters? Making Memories, but they were pink, so I covered 'em up with green cardstock, and sanded them down.

Here's that matching card...


So two projects in one post - hope that makes up for the lack of posting the past few days. ;)

Thanks for stopping in, and have great Sunday!

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Layout recipe
Cardstock: LSS, Bazzil
Patterned paper: K&Company
Stamps: Martha Stewart
Ink: Tim Holtz "Distress Ink"
Chipboard letters: Making Memories

Tools: trimmer, adhesive, scissors, sewing machine, printer, Cuttlebug, Nestabilities, Fiskars circle punch

Card recipe:
Cardstock: LSS
Patterned paper: K&Company
Stamps: Martha Stewart, Hero Arts "Tree, Birds and Messages"
Ink: Tim Holtz "Walnut Stain" and "Peeled Paint"
Pearls: Hero Arts


Tools: trimmer, adhesive, scissors, sewing machine, Cuttlebug, Nestabilities, Fiskars circle punch

12 comments:

  1. gorgeous. I love your page. It is really beautiful.

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  2. You did a great job with your scrapbook page! I used to scrap but haven't done anything for several years; don't know if I'll ever get back to it.

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  3. Super cute! I agree with 8.5 x 11 pages being a little more like card making! Love the butterflies! Thanks for joining Embellish.

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  4. Really fun layout and what a super cute photo! Love the matching card! Can't wait to see you make a few more 8 x 11's!

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  5. Super card and page! Love the stamped butterflies on punched circles and the stitching! Cool! :)

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  6. How nice!! And I love the matching card!

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  7. beautiful design and those butterflies are so fun! fabulous work!

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  8. Super cute!! Love the butterflies and how so motivated you were in punching, stamping, sewing and covering up the pink alphas!!

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  9. Oh wow, cool page, love love love that stitching!

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  10. Sooo cute really love these!! :) :) :) :) :) :)

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  11. LOVE your layout and your card Clare!!! I'll have to remember the punched & stamped circles, I love that idea!!!

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  12. Great layout -- those butterflies are so cute! The card is equally awesome. Congrats on being "hot"!

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