Sydney Trip….

I’ve decided that one my main goals this year is to scrap 150 pages…..  I know, it does sound like a heap of pages, but I think with a bit of determination & planning it is achieveable.  When you break it down it is about 2 a week, maybe 3 some weeks, so I should be able to reach it!!!!

Anyhow, on with Scrappy Saturday which is not happening on a Saturday…..  Will have to fix that this week! 

I took my layout for this sketch from a past mini-catalogue – see they are still good for lots of ideas once they promotion has finished.  I’ve also created a sketch for you to have a try.

I decided to pick up the little bit of red in the photo – you can just see it in the dress & the light above Bonnie’s head.  The rest of the layout, I kept it with the colours in the photo – black & white.

I printed the little bit of journalling onto Whisper White Cardstock, printed it out & run it through the Bigshot with the Embossing Folder – Framed Tulips.  Now this folder I was not too keen on before I used it, so it has sat in my box since my purchasing it.  I have completely changed my mind now & you will be seeing a lot more of this folder!!!!

 After printing my photo, I kept a small white border before matting it onto Real Red Textured Cardstock.  I stamped my image direct onto a piece of Whisper White Cardstock using Basic Black Ink.  This image was meant to be embossed, but completed forgot about it until I finished the layout.  Oh well, next time hey.

 I adhered both pieces of Whisper White – stamped image & the journalling piece onto the Real Red Cardstock, cut a small piece of DSP, tore the edges & adhered between the 2 pieces of Whisper White.

I adhered the Ribbon down the middle, tucked the ends under, tied a knot & adhered to Basic Black Textured Cardstock.

I stamped 5 small flowers using the Flower Punch from the Itty Bitty Shapes Punch Pack, 2 in Whisper White, 3 in DSP.  These were randomly adhered to the page & Pearls adhered to the middle, as well as to the stamped images.

Another easy layout for you to try.

Tip
Don’t be afraid to tear your DSP for cards or scrapbooking.  It gives such a lovely look to your creation
Use your retired DSP for your scrapbook pages

Supplies –
Stamp Set – Just Believe
Ink – Basic Black
Cardstock – Whisper White, Real Red Textured, Basic Black Textured
DSP – Retired
Embossing Folder – Framed Tulips
Ribbon – 3/8″ Taffeta – Basic Black
Punches – Itty Bitty Shapes
Accessories – 2-Way Glue, Snail Adhesive, Pearls
Non-SU – Black Pearls

Until next time, Enjoy!

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