Remember last week I told you that I really need to get caught up on my Christmas scrapbooking? Well, I am still working on it, so I have another project to show you today!
This 12×12 layout was created with a stack called “Christmas Memories” from DCWV – kind of appropriate, don’t you think? The pictures were all from Christmas baking last year with my mom (the girls’ Oma), and I was inspired by one of the pieces of patterned paper in the stack that looks like a bunch of receipes stacked one on top of the other. I couldn’t narrow down my photo choices (what else is new), so I decided to create a pocket by fussy cutting one of the recipe card shapes from the paper, and then simply sealing it up on the sides and at the bottom.
The tag that is also inside the pocket will eventually hold the recipe for the cookies that my mom was making with the girls that day. I haven’t written it out yet because I am hoping maybe my mom will write it out so it can be in her handwriting too!
There is a great set of numbers in this stack too, and although they would be perfect for a Christmas Countdown layout or project, I also thought it would be fun to use it for my page title – 3 Dozen. I simply cut out the number and then added a few small adhesive pearls and adhered it with foam squares for a bit more dimension.
Well, that’s it for me! I am actually going to go and see if I can get a few more pages finished off before the little gals wake up. Thanks for stopping by!
It seems that as the months pass, I not only look in wonder as my kids grow up so fast, but I also wonder how it possible to be this far behind in my scrapbooking when the girls as still so little! :) So, this month, I am at least going to try to get caught up with Christmas layouts – starting today!
These were some pictures of my youngest two years ago! She was so intent on ripping every piece of wrapping paper into the smallest bits she could. Even with everything else going on, she was totally focused on this task! And she was good at it too!
This 12×12 layout was one I created with Doodlebug‘s Home for the Holidays collection. You know I love Doodlebug – the bold, bright colours and clean, crisp patterns are so easy to work with. All the shapes were either cut with a paper cutter or with my trusty scissors. There are a lot of fun shapes to fussy cut in the paper line, so I was in heaven as I cut out those snowflakes. And the holly at the top was just drawn freehand and cut out – with a few super cute Doodlebug Mini Pearls for a fun pop!
Oh, and it really wouldn’t be a finished ScrappyCanuck layout without a little hidden something! :) Take a look:
One of the photos lifts up to reveal some hidden journaling! I love this technique because it is easy to create (if you ca fold a card, you can handle this too), and it leave a little something hidden for the girls to find when they get older – something for their eyes only (well, and all of yours! ;))
Well, that’sit for me today! Thanks for stopping by!
So far I have lived through 4 Halloweens as a mom. But I do not have one scrapbook page to show for it! When DCWV sent me the new Spooky Time stack, I knew it was time to catch up – after all, my fifth Halloween is just around the corner!
This is a highly detailed stack with lots of intricate patterns. I decided to focus on using three – two skull themed patterns, and a chevron inspired pattern. I also decided to matt each of the patterned papers with either black or white papers to help differentiate them from one another.The two pictures in the front also form a pocket for another pictures and some journaling – you know I love my interactive layouts, so this is an easy way to include a fun little message that you might not have room for anywhere else on the page.
The title was also really fun and easy to create. I simply fussy cut one of the sentiments from the stack and adhered it with foam adhesive squares (so it would pop off the page slightly. I then added a few hand cut banner pieces and a sticker alpha to each. Placing them underneath the larger part of the title, I think they look a bit like they are hanging in place!
Well, that’s it for me today. Pop back again soon because I still have a few more years of Halloween to catch up on!
Thanks for stopping by!
I have been waiting to scrap this picture for such a long time! This picture, taken of my oldest daughter on her second birthday is one of my favourites of her. The serious expression she has on her face as she takes in her new”crowned” look is definietly her. So, given that she recently turned four, I figured it was time to get it done!
So, I grabbed one of my favourite DCWV stacks called “Citrus Stack” and got to work. I decided to fussy cut a bunch of the elements and just lay things out to see how they work together. Usually I plan first and cut out only what I need, but it was fun to see how the elements shaped the layout this time. I cut out way more than I used, but now I’m ready for my next project, right?
That’s it for me today! I hope you are all having a fantastic long weekend! Thanks for stopping by!