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Thursday, April 18, 2019

Zoo Play Park Layouts

A few weeks ago, I created a layout with some fun photos of my kids at the zoo, but I never finished the companion pages. Since today is Blah Blah Blah Day, a time to complete unfinished projects, I made it my mission to have this layout done by today! There will be a pocket page in between the two sides of the layout, so I decided to post the pages as they will look in my album.

Here's the first side of the pocket page:
And a close up of the pocket card:

And here's the back side of the pocket page, along with the traditional scrapbook page:
And these are the pocket cards I made for this page. The top one was simple since it was a pre-printed card and all I had to do was journal and embellish a little. The bottom one was my own design, and I was inspired by a couple of challenges. Heart 2 Heart has a "Weather or Not" challenge going on, so I decided to add the sunshine, cloud, and Liquid Glass raindrops, plus I used a few lines from a poem about "the sunshine of your smile" as my journaling on the big page. Since Double Trouble was also asking for "showers," this gave me double inspiration!

Recipe:
Jeepers Creepers papers
Lagoon, Tangerine & White Daisy cardstock
Goldrush, Gypsy, Whisper & Black ink
Black marker
Jeepers Creepers washi tape
Purple glitter gems
Field Notes Journaling Ephemera (American Crafts)
Escape the Ordinary Thickers (American Crafts)
Color Kaleidoscope stickers (American Crafts)
Liquid Glass
Cricut Artiste cartridge: sun, clouds
Heart punch (EK Success)
Pattern (for traditional page): Sketch-n-Scrap #174

9 comments:

Lisa said...

Lovely layout! Glad you were able to finish up some unfinished projects! Thanks for joining us at Sketch N Scrap!

Lauren said...

I love the idea of Blah Blah day, I've never heard of it before! Great little mini project and it's inspired me to get some of my work done too.

Chris C said...

What a wonderful take on the sketch!! Thanks for joining us at Sketch N Scrap.

Sharon Fontenot said...

How clever to mix pocket pages with layouts. Looks great. Sketch N Scrap appreciates your participation. Thank you for playing along.
Sharon Fontenot
higgledypiggledycrafts.blogspot.com/

Amy Pitts said...

This is just so adorable! So happy you were able to join us at Sketch N Scrap.

Suzanne Reynolds said...

Another great layout and love the pocket cards you created with the liquid glass raindrops, a favorite embellishment of mine. I was looking for an umbrella in the photos but what kid wants an umbrella to get in the way of a good time. Thanks for sharing with us at Double Trouble.

Sura said...

Beautiful layout! Thanks for joining us at Sketch N Scrap.
Surama

Melanie said...

Beautifully created! Using the pocket cards is a good idea and the Liquid Glass was the perfect touch. Love that you are keeping these memories for your family, Cheryl. Thank you for joining us at Double Trouble #26.

Melissa Robinson said...

Oooh...love the creative use of this paper pack! And your "choose to shine" card...adorable!

Thanks for playing with us at Heart 2 Heart!
Melissa Robinson
Design Team