Saturday 18 May 2013

Lucia Isabella Scrapbook Page

Today’s post is a scrapbook page. Regular followers of my blog will know that I became an Auntie in February and I am currently making a scrapbook for my Mum & Dad, who became grandparents for the first time in their early eighties!

Page Recipe:
Stamp: Tonic Studios Birdcage Set
Colouring Mediums: Encore Ultimate Metallic Ink Pink, Promarker Pens
Paper & Card: Karen Foster, ADT, stardream paper
Tools: Tonic Simplicity Dotty Border Punch, Tonic Label Die, Tonic Birds on a Branch Die, Grand Calibur, Tonic Super Trimmer
Embellishments: double satin ribbon 10mm

To make this page, I trimmed a 13cm strip of pretty heart patterned paper, then cut a decorative border using my Dotty Border Punch, which I then attached to a 12”x12” sheet of Karen Foster cardstock.  I made the title using an online word art programme, printed it out and cut out with my Tonic label die. I created the mat by tracing around the outside of the same die and cutting it out.  The mats were cut from white card and stardream paper, and I echoed the dotty border on the base mat of my main photograph.

I’ve just received the gorgeous new bird and birdcage dies and stamps from Tonic Studios, and the little hearts included in the designs matched perfectly with my little heart patterned paper. So to accent my page, I die cut a little bird and inked through the die to accent the die cut. Then I used the little heart and flourish stamps from the Birdcage stamp set to decorate the corners and under the title. I coloured in the hearts with Promakers to match with my patterned paper. These stamps are just so useful, they are going to get A LOT of use!

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  1. Gorgeous page, love the design and layout , lovely photo and detail your Mum & Dad will love it

    Lorna xx

  2. congratulations on becoming an auntie, what stunning scrapbook layout, such beautiful stamped and die-cut details, your parents will be thrilled with this wonderful gift to mark the birth of their first grandchild, how exciting for you all, Fi x

  3. What a fabulous piece of work!!

  4. hi dips what a super scrapbook page ... what a marvellous way to preserve a memory well done ... just hopping about ... hope you have a super weekend ... happy crafting and love sandy xx

  5. Dips this is beautiful, something to be treasured.

  6. Beautiful page. I am sure your parents will treasure it.

  7. Aww how lovely :-) Have a wonderful week, happy hopping! Elaine-xxx-

  8. Fabulous photos and a great layout. The backgrounds complement the photographs beautifully and I love the little bird! Also, many thanks for the very sweet comments you leave on my blog, you are much appreciated! Maddy x

  9. Beautiful photo love the layout and all the little details
    carol x

  10. Lovely scrapbook page
    hoppity x

  11. Just hopping form docrafts,...sorry im a bit late! lovely scrapbook page - really pretty and special! x


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