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Monday, February 18, 2013

boy of mine

I was a wild scrappin' woman over the weekend. I got THREE layouts done. Count 'em: THREE. It usually takes me three months to do three layouts.

I followed a sketch from Pagemaps for the Feb 15 Sketch Challenge over at Paper Secrets. I nearly ruined the whole concept by printing my photos at 3 inches. But, I made it work. The papers are from Fabrications by Theresa Collins. I used papers from both "Linen" and "Canvas." I always appreciate a wonky color scheme.

The ruler is a rub on by October Afternoon. The scalloped die cut is from Plantin Schoolbook. I used Diamond Stickles on the purple-y paper. And what would an Alissa-layout be without a few brads?

The title tag is from My Mind's Eye. I trimmed the edges to make it fit. "I can explain" is a sticker from Retrobot by Reminisce.

I cut a journaling tag by October Afternoon in three pieces to use as captions under the photos. See how the alien just ties my whole layout together? I knew you'd understand.

I loved this detail in the sketch. I used some cardstock stickers, twine, and eyelets to recreate the look.

Thanks for stopping by!

5 comments:

Vivian Lake said...

I enjoyed the journaling on the LO!! Too funny!

Kelly said...

Oh the journaling is too cute and love what you did with the twine! Thanks for playing along with us at Paper Secrets! :)

Rochelle Spears said...

How cute is this!!!! love how you did the journaling with the dymo tape and that cute little monster!!! Thanks for playing along with Paper Secrets!!

nancie35us said...

What a cute layout! Love all the journalling and all the details you added!

Luvy said...

Great layout! So adorable!