Monday, September 26, 2011

Scrappin' and Stampin'

Hi scrappers! As some of you may have seen in a previous post, this past week I took part in an online scrapbook boot camp. I got a chance to learn some new techniques and wanted to share one of those with you today. The class I'm referencing today was taught by Nichol Magouirk and it focused on incorporating word stamps inn our layouts. I have done this in the past, but I wanted to share what I created for this particular challenge.

I started by picking out stamps that I thought would be appropriate for my pictures and the story I wanted to tell. Since this layout focuses on my nephew's birthday party the sentiment 'celebrate' was perfect.

In the picture above you can see the 1.5x12-inch border strip in the middle of my layout. I started by stamping in the middle and then worked my way out on either side. For this particular layout I wanted to use my stamps as a subtitle. I think in the future I'd probably make the strip thinner. Or perhaps the layout just seems too busy, but either way it's still fun...and it's done! LOL!

  • Kraft cardstock: Bazzil
  • Pattern Paper: Echo Park 'Little Boy'
  • BIRTHDAY: Martha Stewart All Occasions Cake Art cut at 1-inch with shadow
  • BOY: Martha Stewart All Occasions Cake Art cut at 1.75-inches
  • Stars: Martha Stewart All Occasions Cake Art-cut at 1, 1.5 and 1.75-inches
  • Stamps: Technique Tuesday 'Real Life By Ali Edwards' and 'Kids Are Cool by Ali Edwards'
  • Ink: Jenni Bowlin-Seed Packet, Spice Tin and Chili Powder
  • Vellum: Papertrey Ink
  • Buttons: Papertrey Ink
  • Tim Holtz Tiny Attacher
Thanks for stopping by. I hope you have been inspired to create! I always appreciate feedback and I'm happy to answer any questions. I hope to see you back here soon.


Pam said...

What a lovely layout! Stamps and buttons so pop up the details. TFS

Sheila aka SassyLady said...

What a wonderful layout. Not only do I like the stamps but the title you use on this adorable page. TFS

AllisonF (Goody Bag Diva) said...

I freaking love this!

Kymberlee said...

I <3 your Micah layouts!