I interrupt this regularly scheduled Sunday for an important announcement . . .

Sunday, August 21, 2011

I scrapped this weekend! LOL I haven’t scrapped in a LONG time and it felt good to get out the paper and glue! I worked on a layout of my daughter’s college graduation. I had already printed out the pictures for this particular layout a while ago but just never could get the motivation to do the pages. I lifted the design from a layout that was on the Scrapbook Generations site. This is the local scrapbook store in Springfield, MO that holds all of my friend Nikki’s Sivils’ events. They have a great store, and if you are in the area, stop in and do some shopping! The ladies there are awesome! Anyway – the design was perfect for this layout because I had just the right number and size of photos and that almost never happens! Here’s a picture of the whole layout (minus the corner that I accidentally cropped out of the photo. heehee):

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The paper is a random bunch of paper I had laying around. the darker purple is Basic Grey swiss dots, and the purple patterned is some that I got at Michaels a while back.

Here is a picture of the date stamp. I had won this a while ago through my friend Katrina, and Unity Stamps. I love this date stamp so much, but don’t use it often because its on the larger size, but it really is a cute stamp. I did do some embellishing to it, though. I stamped the date stamp on white cardstock, then cut out a yellow scalloped circle with my Cricut Mini Monograms, to frame it. Then I cut out a smaller circle to put in the middle (this actually covers up part of the stamp that are the days of the week). Then I used a Fiskars paw punch and punched first in white and then in a purple stripe to sort of layer it. I also stitched around the inner circle with yellow and white twine. I told you I was feeling crafty. LOL  The border punch is a Martha Stewart punch. Oh – and I used my Thickers to put the ‘11 on the bottom corner.

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For the WIU, these are foam letters that I had purchased way back when my daughter first went to WIU. There is a scapbook store about 7 miles away from where she went to school. We discovered this by accident one day. It was a happy surprise. LOL The black letters are Thickers. I love this font. I also used some black bling (can’t remember the brand right now but its at Michaels!). I attempted to make a black tiny paw print out of the bling as well. The little diploma is a Studio G stamp stamped on yellow paper and cut out, and then outlined with my glitter pen.

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The font used on the journaling is from Kevin & Amanda – its Milk & Cereal. The heart is a different font – its called Efon.  Who knows where I got it, but I use Dafont a lot, so maybe there. I love downloading fonts.

You can now carry on with your Sunday! Just wanted to make this grand announcement because who knows when it will happen again. Talk to you soon!

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1 comments:

Dottie (Tink's Place) said...

Cool Kim! I'd love to be able to spend time doing it, I'm afraid of the addiction though, lololol!

Dottie :)