I like using my sketch challenges as layouts for my scrapbook pages when I can. I did that for this weeks Scrapbook Sunday share.

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I love this picture of Rick and Rebecca!

I took it on our trip to the Smoky’s.  As you can see the trees were still bare and it was foggy.

That didn’t matter because we had Rick home for a little while.

I pulled the colors from the gray day and Rebecca’s jacket.

The page base is a 6″ x 6″ piece of Basic Gray. The top was stamped with the background stamp from Fresh Cuts in Basic gray. I stamped additional branches from that set in gray over the background and sponged the edges.

I cut the photo down to 3″ x 6″ and taped it to the bottom of the page. Over it a 1″ strip of Berry Bliss Designer paper was adhered. The top edge was paper pierced and a piece of polka dotted Sherbert Ribbon was layered over the bottom edge.

For the circular layer I stamped  a Day to Remember from Sweet Celebrations in second generation Basic Gray and once in full strength of Purely Pomegranate ink. I cut out the gray layer with my round Nestabilities, the Pomegranate layer with the 1 1/4″ circle punch. I taped both layers together and stamped the branch from Fresh Cuts in second generation Pretty in Pink ink. The little journaling I did was done with a 03. black Micron Pen. Both layers were adhered to a bigger Basic Gray Scallop circle, cut again with round Nestabilities.

I stamped the flower from Fresh Cuts in Purely Pomegranate on Whisper White cardstock and cut it out. It was adhered with dimensionals to my circular layers and a pink rhinestone brad (Fire collection) was added in it’s center. Last I taped the circular layers down with dimensionals.

Beate

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

28 Responses to “Scrapbook Sunday #31 – Sweet Fresh Cuts”

  1. Wow…what an amazing picture! Beautiful scrapbook page too. Definitely gorgeous! {SMILES}

  2. Love this layout! I’m not a pink fan but this color combo works great!!! Funny, on Wednesday night I made 18 3X3 cards with this layout for birthday cards for the school teachers. Fast, simple, and looks good! Thanks for sharing!

  3. Very pretty layout! So glad you had that time together.

  4. Beate, da hast du aber ein wunderschönes Bild von deinen Lieben fotografiert. Die Farben vom Cardstock sind so schön. Tolles LO…:-) Ich wünsche dir einen schönen Sonntag. Bei uns war es so sonnog, wir waren den ganzen Tag im Garten…:-) Liebe Grüße…, Silke

  5. What a gorgeous picture and gorgeous page! So sweet!

  6. Love this layout design Beate…so going to try it one day!

  7. Oh my gosh do I LOVE your color combo!!! That is a great picture and the page is beautiful.

  8. that is a beautiful picture! I can’t wait for my Fresh Cuts stamps to arrive. You did enable me to get them!!

  9. Beate this is GORGEOUS!!! That man of yours is quite handsome!!

  10. I need to start doing something like this!! I always love your layouts and your scrapbook pages are fabulous! Maybe this will get me motivated….

  11. Your page is as gorgeous as always, Beate!! What a great picture too!!

  12. What a cute picture.. Daddies and Daughters nothing quite like. it..

    I love that you also think of a scrapbook page as a large card.. Thanks for sharing.
    Happy Stampin’

  13. Great page Beate! Such a wonderful picture of the two of them!!

  14. Wow Beate this is a gorgeous page. Love the picture and I love the colors.

  15. Wow, I love how you used the Fresh Cuts set against the dark gray. It almost mirrors the trees around your family. Gorgeous, Gorgeous!! I *must* try this! :)

  16. What a super photo and loved the way you presented it. Great page. I have never done a 6″ scrapbook but your pages make me want to try. As we have no kids the subject might have to be the dog!

  17. What a sweet page! I love the way the your picture takes up the entire bottom of the page. I think that that is very original.

    :-)

  18. What a beautiful layout of Dad & Daughter. Love the color.

    smallcity

  19. Beate- I haven’t commented in a while but I stop by almost everyday. This layout is breath-taking! Truly perfection! What a beautiful family and a heartwarming pose this photo shows! I am from East Tennessee and grew up literally in the foothills of the Smokies and I love them no matter what the weather! It is the cloudy, foggy look that actually gave them their name! This layout leaves me with a very peaceful heart! Thanks so much for sharing!

  20. Beautiful layout to showcase such an amazing photo! Love how you used this stamp set here.

  21. What a beautiful picture. It brings a tear to my eye seeing how much they love one another. I also love how used Fresh Cuts, a stampset I thought could only be used with cards as a scrapbook page. Beautiful.

  22. Fabulous photo and LO, love the colors too!

  23. This is great! Thanks for sharing!

  24. Oh my gosh..this picture makes me want to cry !! Such a gorgeous picture of Rick and Rebecca. I love how the layout enhances the picture without overpowering such a beautiful shot of them.

  25. Awsome pic and you got the colors of the pic so well in the layout and the cardstock…makes it all very harmonic and underlines the message in the pic…so well done!!!

  26. This page is perfect! Love it! TFS…have a wonderful day! :)

  27. I love this! Captures so much!

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