Seaside by Request

I spent the better part of my day putting together a layout for the Stamp of the Month swap coming up on May 1st and ordering pictures from Studio J to go on that layout along with planning a birthday layout for Miss B and ordering pictures for that I am about to go cross eyed from looking at pictures on the computer, but then I got a phone call that I hadn’t posted a card today which made the guilt set in.

You’d think the caller thought I was hitting the coconut tequila or something!  It really does make a yummy drink and since I was thinking about the beach…

Since the Seaside Scrapbook Workshop On the Go was within reach I decided I could whip out one little card and I think I even got everything straight, LOL!

This is just a 4.75 X 3 inch card, perfect to stick on a package for a summer birthday or maybe to write some romantic note in to my DH for a fantastic weekend at the beach and how much I appreciate him.

I matched the ink to the paper, Pear, Smoothie and Desert Sand tied on a piece of hemp and stuck on some Aqua Dots.  Card done and posted to blog…now onto that Coconut Tequila!

Thanks for stopping by!

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Family Adventure with Sarita

I’m pretty excited that I’m continuing to make progress in knocking out layouts and learning a few things along the way.  My layouts have really evolved from my first attempts at scrapbooking nearly 20 years ago.

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These layouts feature a fun family adventure which included the girls first ferry ride.  I discovered after attending the Close to My Heart Fall Album Retreat how much fun it is to use stamped images and Cricut cuts on my layouts.  Notice that I combined lots of circular accents to tie both pages together including Aqua Dots to bind together the title as well as “dot” the i!

While I was hopping around on blogs to see what others have been up to I stumbled upon a new technique thanks to a fellow consultant and amazing artist Tamra Pope.  Tamra had layered papers to give her title dimension and I had to give it a try.

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I’m not sure if you can see the dimension, but I layered 6 images together to create my title.  I used 5 images of Colonial White and topped it off with Goldrush.  I love how it gives some depth to the title without using 3D Foam Tape.

Thanks for stopping by…if you’d like to book some play time with a group of friends to learn a new technique, please feel free to drop me a message!

Happy Scrappin’

Tracey