Sunday, May 07, 2017

only 364 days until the next national scrapbook day!

Yesterday was so much fun!

I be-bopped around lots of blogs and websites.  So many companies and designers put so much effort into making great challenges and inspiration for National Scrapbook Day.  I loved all of it!!  Thank yous to everyone who went all out :)

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I made this page using Scrapbook and Cards Today's National Scrapbook Day sketch inspiration from their blog.   I'm usually always up for a two-page layout, but I liked the way this one came together much better as just one page.  I used mostly their amazing, amazing, amazing Hello Beautiful scrapbook kit.  It all fits so nicely together and is just perfect for these favorite gnome photos!!

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I have actually had that large "paintbrush" sticker embellishment (Rebecca Sower, I believe!) for probably more than 10 years!  I've almost donated it a few different times, but it finally found its forever home on this page.  So fun and perfect to go with Lil Monet's paintbrush behind his back :)

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That "delight" word is in acrylic, and it's so fantastic!  I love it.  I want a hundred words like that : )

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The three hearts are actually a pre-made embellishment from Crate Paper - also a part of the Hello Beautiful kit.  They looked like they needed full shaker hearts, so I took the lazy way and made them faux-shaker hearts by gluing sequins randomly : )  (A little tip from me that you can snag!)

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The tags behind the hearts have journaling on the backsides.  The gnome was designed by Richard Chappini of Ohio and was a part of a "Gnome and Garden" exhibit in the Holden Arboretum back in 2011.

One more Happy National Scrapbooking Day (er... Weekend!) to everybody!!


Supply list:

from Scrapbook and Cards Today's Hello Beautiful scrapbook kit:
Bazzill Basics Lily White cardstock
Simple Stories:  Love and Adore - Hello Beautiful patterned paper
Simple Stories:  Love and Adore - Sealed with a Kiss patterned paper
PhotoPlay Paper:  Bloom Stickers
Crate Paper:  Maggie Holmes' Chasing Dreams Ephemera
Crate Paper:  Maggie Holmes' Chasing Dreams Vintage Buttons
Studio Calico Seven Paper:  Puffy Alphabet Stickers
Acrylic word
Simple Stories:  Love and Adore Enamel Dots

other supplies:
Prima Marketing Rossibelle Flower
Stampin' Up! Cupcakes and Carousels Embellishment Kit
Stampin' Up! Linen Thread
Rebecca Sower Designs:  Nostalgiques Sticker


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