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Saturday, July 26, 2014

VBS 2012 Layout

Wow, only my third layout for the month and July is almost over - so sad! Looking forward to being able to scrap more once school starts for the kiddos. For this layout, I started with a sketch from Lasting Memories and then used a patriotic color challenge from Scrap It Girl to go with my non-patriotic photos. Something I learned while doing this layout: when you emboss a 12" long piece of cardstock, it ends up being shorter than 12"! I knew this happened with a crimper, but I had never done it with a embossing folder, so I ended up having to trim along the bottom row of chevrons for a zig-zag border. Oh well, live and learn . . .

Recipe:
Roughing It stamp set (SU)
Boys at Play stamp set
Ruby, Outdoor Denim, Kraft & Champagne cardstock
Ruby, Outdoor Denim & Desert Sand ink
Outdoor Denim marker
Best Day Ever Assortment circle sticker
Burlap ribbon
Outdoor Denim grosgrain ribbon
Ruby washi tape
Mileposts Shapes arrows
3-D foam tape
Embossing folder: CTMH chevrons
Pattern: Lasting Memories sketch
Challenges: Scrap It Girl color challenge: navy, cream, red, kraft

11 comments:

Casandra Bennett said...

Cute layout. One of your previous sketches inspired me to play along this month with stashbusters. :)

Jamie Pope said...

adorable layout!

slomianazapalka said...

Really nice layout! SO many pictures used. Thanks for taking part at Scrap It Girl Challenge!

Katy said...

This is so fun! I love how the bottom of the chevrons came out! I love all of the elements too! Thank you so much for joining us at Scrap It Girl! :)

Rachelle Olaridge said...

Such an awesome and adorable LO. Love the pics. Thanks for playing along with us at Scrap it Girl!

Laura Cox {aka scrapaddict} said...

Such a fun LO with all the arrows....and great pics too! Thanks for joining us over at Scrap It Girl!

Candy Spiegel said...

Great layout! Thanks for playing along at Scrap It Girl.

Amelia Harris said...

Cute layout! Love how you adapted your chevron border, it looks really cute. I learned that same lesson the hard way too, but I wasn't able to have such a graceful recovery as you. :)Thanks for playing along with us at Scrap It Girl! :)

kellystar said...

love the chevron strip (like high-waters on pants)...I actually like the way you cut it even better than if it fit all the way to the end. Thanks for taking the July scrap it girl challenge.

Maya Oren-Dahan said...

It turned out great! Love the embossed border! Thanks for playing along with Scrap It Girl!

KarenB said...

Fabulous photographs, and you did a great job with the sketch. Nice recovery from the embossing shortfall - it looks deliberate :)