четверг, 28 октября 2010 г.


Why is it that when you are so busy and don't have a spare minute - is when you want to scrapbook the most. I had company coming over tonight, but in the midst of cleaning and getting things done for upcoming events, I still got a page done.

It wasn't super complicated or innovative, but it finally felt right to scrapbook these photos. I pulled them out of the box at least 10 times before...

I should mention that photos are at least 6 years old. That was before my SLR or even any digital point and shoot camera for me.

So much easier to make a page where I took time to write journaling before gluing everything down and then trying to find a spot to write something (did that before)...

My favorite part in completing a layout is when I can finally stitch something on it and get a box with embellishments trying to find that something that just brings everything together and makes it more fun. In this case it was Basic Grey's goodness (love their Offbeat collection) that made all the difference on this page.

I have more "almost finished" projects to share later.

Until next time!

среда, 20 октября 2010 г.

Using older products

Hello friends! I have two pages to share today. I made this one using mostly older products. It was a wedding line by K&Co with soft colors in it. I only used it once or twice before, but now I'm ready to go back and use it again since I like how delicate it looks combined with few other products.

We were doing wedding invitations that week with my sister, and she left some extra registry cards. I didn't think I needed them. the next day I was working on this page and since these cards were still sitting on my table one of them made into my layout as a journaling card.
I love that Martha Steward butterfly stamp set and Basic Grey's alphabet stickers that fit here perfectly.

Another page has some of the same papers but is so different. It's a layout about my cousin's wedding. She was 2 when we came to US and now she is a bride... time flies...

I had so many pictures, but could fit only a certain amount on a page and for some reason I just can not do a two page spread right now. I guess I could for an assignment, but if it's my personal choice it will be a single page. It can change though (did before).

Have a great day and I'll see you next time!

вторник, 12 октября 2010 г.

Two layouts - same papers

I have been wanting to scrap these pictures for a very long time. I knew that I will be using this blue hydrangea paper for this page, but I guess finding other papers to go with it made it all come together so easy. I loved to work with this color palette.

At this wedding both of my girls were flower girls, and I realized I had too many pictures for just one page. So, I decided to make two separate ones. Staying with the same choice of papers and just changing the design saved some time a little .

More stitching and more tabs here.

Thanks for visiting!

воскресенье, 10 октября 2010 г.


Today is October tenth which makes this date in 2010 so special -10/10/10. And for that reason I decided to get myself a little present. Sharing some of my favorite products that are in the cart right now at Emmaspaperie. I think they have the largest selection of paper among all Internet stores.

I love all of the products by Teresa Collins but Giving Thanks is my very favorite. These are the papers I can not wait to hold and play with:

They are so classic and elegant...

Love text papers...

And text + pattern is totally speaking to my heart!

Awesome bracket shape mini book covers!

These tags are so adorable:

And this will be wonderful for a mini book I wanted to make for a long time now. I'm planning on doing a page a day in November about blessings in my life. Will be a great Thanksgiving project...

And how can you pass by her Holiday papers - my December Daily will be so happy with these! And me too...

Also in my cart are these mini classic die cut label papers by Jenny Bowlins. They are great for journaling or even to stand on their own...

But for my biggest disappointment Emmaspaperie didn't have this Travel Clock Transparency by Teresa Collins and it was hard to find it elsewhere. I just have to have it!
I'll see you soon with more projects.

пятница, 8 октября 2010 г.

School project

I want to share two layouts today. First one is school related. I used pictures from different decades here. Between the top photo and the bottom ones is about a 20 year difference. Still can't believe it's been that long ago... I should stop now before I continue on this age and getting older thing...

I really enjoy adding tabs to my pages. I just can not complete a page without some sort of tabs.
My next layout (which was actually done earlier) was heavily inspired by Susan Weinroth's page in "Playing with Papers" book. It was perfect for all the pictures I wanted to use on the page.
These particular white tab cards were found in my new photo boxes. I figured that they should be acid free since they were meant to be used with pictures, so I decided to use it on a page and now I cant stop using them.

Thanks for stopping by.