Saturday Scrapbooking

Today I wanted to share with you my first love, scrapbooking.

I’ve been scrapbooking for only 3 years now.  I usually don’t do it during the year as I don’t like to feel rushed but to just take my time and let the layout develop.  I recently went on a scrapbooking retreat and was able to get 86 pages done!  It felt glorious and wonderful and exhausting, but that good exhaustion that’s exhilarating.

Over the next couple of Saturdays I’ll be sharing some of my layouts for my Saturday Scrapbooking.

Please note that I use retired and current product in my layouts and even some other non-Stampin Up (I can hear the gasp now) products.  That’s the glory of a scrapbooking retreat.  Everyone brings all the their stuff and shares!

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This is a layout I did for my 10-year-old’s scrapbook.  It shows a fun fall day we had playing soccer outside and her first day of 4th grade.

I like my scrapbook double pages to coordinate (colors and style) but not to be too matchy-matchy.

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For this page I used 12×12 Elegant Eggplant cardstock as the background and used Rich Razzleberry and Old Olive as my other colors.  The letters come from the Letters for Your Bundle.

fall-scrapbook-stampin-up-stamp-it-up-with-jaimieFor the other page I used Whisper White 12×12 cardstock for the background and the Petals & Paisleys Stamp Set to create a flowing design across the page.  Colors used were Elegant Eggplant, Rich Razzleberry, and Old Olive.

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I created the number using the Large Number Stamp Set and coordinating framelits.

I hope you enjoyed seeing my scrapbook layout.  There’ll be more to come in the weeks ahead.

Enjoy!

 

 

 

 

 

 

It’s My Party- Scrapbooking

I am so excited to share with you a scrapbook layout I’ve been working on.  See my first scrapbook post here.

For my double layouts I don’t design them to necessarily flow together as one, but I do like the colors to go together and not clash.  So for both pages I went with It’s My Party patterns and colors.  This is my 9-year-old, Emily’s, pages.

Stampin Up Scrapbook - Stamp It Up With JaimieWe went for a few days to a place called “Word of Life.”  On Friday nights they have a rodeo and you can walk around to the barn and live animals.  Well, she is an avid cat lover (I call her the cat whisperer) so of course I had to capture this moment.

I used It’s My Party DSP patterns and punched them with the Hexagon punch and scattered them in the different corners of the 12 x 12.

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I used the It’s My Party Baker’s Twine, both in Mint Macaron and Melon Mambo to add some layering on top.  The sentiment, You’re Sweet, is from a retired stamp set.  The pictures are matted on Melon Mambo.

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For the second 12 x 12 layout, I used yet another page from the It’s My Party DSP.  The pictures are matted in Mint Macaron.

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This time I used the Chevron Punch in Mint Macaron both at the top and the bottom.

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Under the bottom photos, I added some Dotted Lace Trim in Mint Macaron and a few It’s My Party Enamel Dots to add some detail.

Enjoy!

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