I’m challenging myself to create at least page a week until the end of the year so that I will have 12 months worth of photos for my nieces.
Today’s post is one of my great niece “Zoe” & her “Uncle Jess” just before he flew out to Argentina in December. He looks like he is enjoying every moment of feeding Zoe. Zoe was born a week before Christmas – 5 weeks premy & put everyone’s plans out for that week – as they can do.
I kept my page pretty simple, but still trying to keep the page suit for a baby & not become a boy’s page. I picked up the colours of Jess’ shirt & the little pink suit, but opting for Melon Mambo instead of the softer pinks like Pink Pirouette or Blushing Bride.
Once I printed the photo, I adhered it to a layer of Basic Black, printed “Uncle Jess & Me” using MDS onto Whisper White Card, cut a “V” into each end & adhered with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
Card # 1 – I ended up using “Everyday Adventure” again. For my journalling card, I cut the Melon Mambo stripe off the larger card & then cut the card down to 3″ x 4″ before adhering the stripe onto the card again. I didn’t want to loose the banners from the Right Hand Side of the card.
Card # 2 – Created by cutting a piece of Whisper White Card to 3″ x 4″, adhered a piece of the Washi Tape from the same pack, cut 3 x different size Banners – 1 x Tempting Turquoise, 1 x Basic Black & 1 x Melon Mambo & adhering to the card. I adhered the small Star, Heart & Circle from the same pack with a Glue Dot, punched a large Star from the scrap of Melon Mambo stripe before adhering to the Banner. I finished the card off by randomly scattering Rhinestones.
I cut the “2” from a Number Die that I’ve had for years & adhered it to the “Happiness Is” Card from the SAB 2015 Project Life Collection. The card has been left blank for Elaina’s mum to add a few lines or thoughts.
I selected the 2nd card to match the top card & also to pick up the colours in the photo. I printed out “Elaina, 21 January 2015” using MDS, changed the font colour to Island Indigo & printed onto scrap Whisper White Card before punching with the “Ticket Duo Builder” Punch & adhering to the middle of a Banner created from Daffodil Delight Card.
I then adhered it to the centre of the Card with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
This page took me all of about 5 minutes. The great thing about Project Life is you can add as much as you like to your page or as less as possible. I am a clean scrapper, so I always go for the clean loo.
The Card Collections are really great for creating cards too! Why not give it a go!!!!!
With I’ve been trying to get back into scrapbooking for a couple of months now & for some reason the motivation has not been there, so this morning I sat myself down, sorted through a couple of photos & decided that I was going to scrap 2 albums (I know, I don’t do things by halves) for Christmas – 1 for each of my 2 nieces for this year & give them as a Christmas present.
With this “idea” in mind, I decided that it was the perfect time to start using Project Life by Stampin’ Up! Mind you, I have done a couple of these albums over the last few years but non-SU! & just by going what Becky Higgins was doing. I used to make all my own stuff for the albums as I couldn’t get the product here. So much easier when it is all done for you.
With only the 1 photo to pop onto the page, I decided that I would layer the photo onto a piece of Whisper White Cardstock prior to layering onto 1 of the pattern cards, punched 3 small flowers using the “Itty Bitty Shapes Punch Pack” (Retired), popped 3 x small Pearls to the centre of each prior to adhering along the top of photo & popped it into a pocket – Easy!
I then printed “Capturing the” onto a piece of Whisper White Cardstock, stamped with an image from “Work of Art” in Melon Mambo & Daffodil Delight Inks prior to adhering a small Black Stripe Banner from the Accessory Pack over the top. I printed “MOMENTS” onto a scrap of Whisper White Cardstock, cut it into a Banner Shape & popped it over the black stripe banner with a Stampin’ Dimensional prior to popping into a pocket. Another done & dusted!
With the idea forming that I wasn’t going to do the journaling but leave a space for Danielle to it, I printed “January 2015” onto a matching Card & popped it into a pocket – How easy is this?
To complete the page, I popped a matching card into the final pocket! Nothing to it!
Once I had decided on the colours, etc this page took me all of about 10 minutes.