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I love this shot of Rebecca and one of the kids from the neighborhood playing with chalk. I need to remember to shoot images at a crooked angle. I took it on one of our first real warm days last month. Rebecca and I had been to The Children’s Place the weekend before and she couldn’t wait to wear one of her new dresses.

As soon as I saw the Sweet Celebrations stamp set in the catalog, I knew I HAD TO have it! This is the first time I have used it.

The page base is a 6″ x 6″ piece of Bashful Blue cardstock stamped with White craft ink and the Polka Dot background. I used the this weekend’s sketch challenge for my layout. I wanted to keep all the focus on the picture and the sketch was perfect for that.

I cut the photo down to 4 1/4″ x 5″ and layered it first on a slightly bigger piece of Basic Black cardstock, then on a 4 3/4″ x 5 1/2″ piece of textured Wild Wasabi. On the bottom right I added a double photo corner punched out of Pumpkin Pie and Basic Black cardstock, topped with five silver brads.

I stamped the Day to Remember circle three times. I stamped it once on Pumpkin Pie and punched it out with the Scallop circle punch. I stamped it on Wild Wasabi and punched that out with the 1 3/8″ circle punch and last it was stamped on Bashful Blue and punched out with a 3/4″ circle punch.

Next I stamped the flower from Sweet Celebrations in Bashful Blue on Whisper White cardstock, cut it out and layered it into the center of all my circle punchouts. I topped it off with a black brad. I attached the scallop with dimensionals to the page.

One of the sentiments from Stem Sayings was stamped with Versamark under the flower. I used it as a guide for my paper piercing. Faux Stitches were added with the white gel pen. I used the Faux Stitched line as a guideline for my journaling.

Beate

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

22 Responses to “Scrapbook Sunday #25”

  1. Great shot !! I’ll have to remember that too….crooked is better :) Love the layout of your page…looks fantastic !!! Have a wonderful Easter Sunday and 7 more days !!!!!

    Dance on…

  2. LOve the picture and the page!! We are so far from sundresses her! I may try to post some picture of the snow we have here right now! I have never seen as much at Easter time! :)
    Happy Easter to you! :)

  3. Darling page Beate! I do like the way you did the curvy words under the flower like a stem (is that your journaling)? Love it!
    Deb

  4. Great LO… Love the angle of your photo! :)

  5. wonderful Lo…wonderful kids…:-)
    Thanks for the very “gut zu verstehenden Beschreibungen deiner Arbeiten… Ich habe mir schon so viel von dir abgeschaut…” Many thanks…!

  6. Fabulous page! The photo is awesome! I love the angled photo and the curved journaling! Fabooooo!

  7. Wonderful page Beate – love the picture, and the papers are awesome! Love that stamp set, need to get mine out and ink it up! I really love how you did the journaling too, very cool! Have a wonderful Easter! *STAMPIN HUGS* Alex

  8. This a beautiful layout & perfect picture! I like that angle too!

  9. What a fabulous page – love how the picture is taken at an angle – good reminder for me to try!! This page is just darling – love your style!!!

  10. Fabulous page Beate! I need to try that angle shooting too! Looks awesome! Hope that your migraine is gone and stays away for you today! Happy Easter!

  11. Awesome page Beate!! I love the colors and the wavy journaling. TFS!

  12. Love how you picked up the shirt color with your embellishments, very cool! it really pops!

  13. What a wonderful page. It brought back memories of when my daughter used to draw on the driveway all the time. Those were the days. Joan

  14. This is a great page…I love taking pics at funky angles, too!

  15. Oh I LOVE it! So cute how you did that flower! Great page!

  16. What a fun layout. I love the great color combination you used. The wavy journaling is the perfect compliment!

  17. I love both the photo and how wonderfully you scrapped it! My girls still loved drawing with chalk in their teen years.

  18. I love playing with sidewalk chalk myself! Ü I bought Aaron a big pack for Easter, so we will be doing some doodling this week.

  19. Lovely page – it’s too cute! The colors are perfect. Love the shot!

  20. Wonderful photo! Beautiful layout! Such a fab page! TFS :)

  21. Fabulous page and a beautiful photo, your work is just out of this world, TFS.

  22. My kids love playing with chalk too! Cute picture and page, Beate!!!

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