Wednesday, June 6, 2012

National Scrapbooking Day/Month

So May is National Scrapbooking Month and there was a ton of fun things happening in the scrappy world. Lots of blog hops, challenges, scrap fests, and cool prizes to be won! I did as many blog hops as I could (boy there are some talented scrappers out there!) and tried out some of the challenges. The layout below was for one of these challenges. Over at Swirlydoos we had a challenge to take the Swirlydoos logo with us on one of our typical days and take photos of it to scrap. So my photos start out at my first stop of the day at the post office, next stop was Walmart (that's the Walmart greeter holding the logo). Then I did my daily stop at Starbucks for my frap and then finished off at the beach walk by the "50th Parallel" sign. I asked some poor German tourist if he could take my photo holding the logo by the sign. He looked at me kind of weird but he still took the photo. I can just imagine the conversation he has when he gets home to Germany and is telling his friends and family about this weird Canadian woman he met, lol!

I used some of Prima's pretty "Sun Kissed" papers for this layout and the yellow checked paper is from Websters "Western Romance" collection. The bigger flowers I made following Gabrielle Pollacco's "Paper Flower" tutorial that you can find here: "Paper Flowers"  The leaf vine I cut on my cricut machine after taking the leaf graphic (courtesy of Lisa G at Swirlydoos) and making it into an SVG file to use in the "Make the Cut" program, The orange satin flowers I had in my stash. the yellow butterflies are also courtesy of Lisa G (aka starsailor) at Swirlydoos. I cut them out and added glossy accents to them, I love how the glossy accents makes things look! The butterflies pearl path I made using some pearl drop paint I found in the fabric painting section at Michaels. Super good deal, I got four different colors for $8.99 and the tubes are quite a good size and the end result looks great! So here is my finished layout....

Thanks for stopping by and I hope you have a great day!


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