Tuesday, January 15, 2008

Use it or LOSE it!

I scrapped last night, I scrapped last night!!! My first pages of the new year, and I used my sketches from Friday's challenge. It's a miracle! ;)

I thought I was going to do the reverse masking technique to create the circles, but I decided to dig into my stash of patterned paper and use something I had. It's all about satisfying my 2008 scrapping goal, and I really need to use the old before I can buy NEW!

The pictures I used are from my daughters 10th birthday. It was her actual birthday, not a party, but I feel strongly about singing "Happy Birthday" and celebrating on the DAY even if your party can't be on the day. I intended for it to be a little hokey. We used baby shower napkins and the cupcakes included a fabulous "must have" fashion accessory...My Little Pony rings! hee hee
Here are my pages:

For the second page I decided to hide some pictures in a "waterfall" style, and I rotated the sketch to make it work with my landscape photos. I used my round tab punch to create hinges for attaching the matted photos with. A super easy way to get extra photos on your page...and I hid my journaling too! It's not that I really dislike my handwriting, but the page seems less "messy" to me.

For a complete recipe of the papers and products I used, visit my gallery!


Anonymous said...

That's really neat!

Anonymous said...

AWESOME!! Awesome sketches and layouts!! Love the flip up idea!! Very cool!! TFS!!

Anonymous said...

P.S. I've named you for the "You make my day" award!! :) ((HUGS))

AnneMarie said...

great sketches and great LOs!!!

Anonymous said...

LOVE your pages, thanks for sharing this idea!

Yami said...

Awesome! Love the pages....going to use that layout for sure.....It's great for so many things!!!

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