I will be really quiet all next week. I am working full time on something BIG for SCS that will start November 12th, plus I have to find the time and plan my next stamp camp on Saturday. I don’t know how much stamping I will get done during that time.

But I had to make another page for my Days to Remember calendar. Rick will be leaving right after Christmas, and this is only the 4th page for his calendar. I made this one to match the colors of another page for the calendar. That way they can be next to each other once they are torn out of the calendar and in an album.

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My page base is a 6″ x 6″ piece of textured Groovy Guava cardstock.

As I for earlier Sunday pages, I used the layout for this weekend’s sketch challenge to create the page.

The black layer is a 5″ square, the following Purely Pomegranate paper from the Cutie Pie Designer Paper pack a 4 3/4″ square.

The two right side corners were punched with the ticket corner punch and the edges were stamped with my All in a Row Argyle stamp.

For the scalloped layer I cut a piece of Whisper White cardstock with the biggest Square Nestabilities Die. I lined the cardstock up so one side would be straight.
I then layered a 3 1/4″ x 3 1/2″ piece of Darling Doodles Designer paper over that.

I cut my photo down to 3″ x 4 1/4″ and layered it first on a 1/4″ bigger Basic Black piece of cardstock, then on a 1/4″ bigger piece of Wild Wasabi.

I added a double photo corner to the top left hand side. The bigger piece is punched out of Basic Black cardstock, the smaller one out of Blue Bayou Prints Designer paper. Three Pewter brads finish the corner off.

Before taping all the layers and photo down to the page, I tied Blue Bayou Double Stitched Ribbon around the lower part of the layers. Then I taped everything down and added three Pewter Jumbo Eyelets on the left hand side. I fastened three Square Ice Rhinestone brads in the center of the eyelets. (I had seen that just this weekend on someone’s entry for this WSC and thought it looked awesome! Thanks for the inspiration!)

I stamped Spring 2007 on a Whisper White large oval punchout. I layered a black scallop circle with a Pomegranate Designer label punch, a 1 1/4″ Wild Wasabi Circle and topped it off with the stamped large oval. I added a Pewter brad on each tip of the oval and mounted the whole thing with dimensionals to the page.

 

 

Side note: 

I received several questions about Nestabilities. You can find great information here:

Ellen Hutson lists what die cut machines work and how to sandwich the dies with those machines

Sharon Harnists review

My personal opinion? I love them! I have a hard time not using them. I love scallops and these dies are a great way to make them, without having to store a mountain of punches. Just in case you are wondering which ones I bought, check here. It made a great early Christmas present to myself. Because doggone it….I am good enough, I am smart enough…and people like me (I LOVED that sketch on SNL).

Beate

Stay at Home Mom of Three, Splitcoast Team Member and Copic and Spellbinders die Lover.

23 Responses to “Scrapbook Sunday #14: Rebecca and her grandma”

  1. So sweet Beate!

  2. Another gorgeous page, Beate! This is going to be such a nice gift! You are too funny with the SNL sketch! LOL

  3. Wow… LOVE LOVE that look with the sq. rhinestone brads in the lg eyelets… now WHY didn’t I think of that? So glad you passed along that great bit of inspriation! Love your project, as always!! You are a ROCK STAR STAMPER! 🙂
    hugs,
    Patty

  4. I just love your Scrapbook Sundays. I have said that I’m going to start my Scrapbook Sunday weeks ago, but have yet to actually start. In the mean time, I’ll keep checking out yours for inspiration! Thanks for sharing!

  5. Oh my gosh, this is just GORGEOUS!!! Looooove this layout!

  6. Yee Haw, that pages ROCKS!!!! LOL. I really do love it. I love the brads in the eyelets, Love the Scallops, Love it all!

  7. Hi Beate,
    I just wanted to say CONGRATS for the card in the stamper’s showcase for today! Beautiful Card!

    Bobbie *Ü*

  8. Love the color combo and the brads inside the jumbo eyelets! You are so cruel to tease us with your big project… 😉

  9. Another great page! Your scrappy calendar will mean so much to Rick when he’s gone. LOVE that square rhinestone brad in the jumbo eyelet, thanks for passing that tip along!

  10. This looks great. Your husband is going to be thrilled with this calendar. You’ve inspired me to make one too.

  11. Beate, what a cool idea to send a photo calendar with Rick — he will really love that, I’m sure! This page is wonderful! And thanks for the Nestability plug — I appreciate that! Glad you are lovin’ those things — they ARE awesome, aren’t they?!

  12. What a wonderful page you’ve created!! I love everything you’ve done, and the precious picture!

    Can’t wait to find out what the big SCS news is!

    About the Nestabilities….you go girl!! 😉 (Love mine too!)

  13. Beeee-u-ti-ful page! And I can’t wait to see what you all have up your sleeves for SCS.

  14. You got another one of your cards put on the Stampers’ Showcase. Congrats!

  15. pretty page. congrats on another card on the showcase!

  16. I absolutely love how you layered the “Spring 2007”..it’s so pretty !!! Beautiful picture and page layout…wow !!! We’ll miss you but completely understand the need to focus on other deadlines right now…no worries..we’ll all be here waiting when you come back 🙂

    Have a great week my friend
    Corinne

  17. You know I will be here waiting!!! I love your LO! What a precious memory. You have inspired me to do “Scrapbook Sundays!” Thanks, cuz I needed the push…check yesterday’s post.

  18. Beate, this pabe is BEAUTIFUL!!! What a wonderful picture!

  19. this is wonderful!! love the colors and the layout. the pic is so sweet!

  20. You’re killing me with the Nestabilities. I have to have them now!!! Great page!

  21. This page is just precious! What a great present for Rick to keep the family close while he is away. I admire all of my friends who are military families, you are all so strong.

    I hope all goes well with all of your stamping this week. I am in overload mode and am finding it hard to get anything done.

  22. Love the Z card and the stamp camp ensemble. You’ve inspired me to start the day stamping!

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