22 November 2011


It's Tuesday, the week of Thanksgiving and I'm remembering all the things I am Thankful for.

This is a great double layout.  Sorry I can't figure out how to photograph them better.  Some of the DSP is retired, but remember you can use anything you have - this page is scrappy!  The page is also "whimsy" for my style, just like falling leaves. The colors are rich and vibrant.

I enhanced the page with several little techniques.  All the leaves are cut with the Leaves #2 and the Big Shot.  There are leaves on the left made of out of golf waffle paper.  It's a fun, thin material that you can crinkle.  Because Leaves #2 is a Bigz die, it can cut several layers of cardstock at one time.  See the connected leaves on the bottom left, those paper-doll style leaves were made with the big shot.  There's also a leaf made of cork.  The Bigz dies cut a variety of materials.  A scrappy piece of Chantilly Trim creates a horizontal line that will guide your eye to the picture (not shown).  If you look closely, there's a subtle piece of Old Olive peeking out top of the Chantilly Trim.   I added some trinkets and twill scraps too.

The second page used some scrappy pieces of Top Note die and the negative from the Top Note die, and more leaves.  These leaves on the right were sprayed liberally with the smooch spritz.  Word of caution, watch the overspray from these tiny bottles.   Also, don't shake the bottle - that will introduce air, instead roll it between your hands to mix the solution.

The medallion is stamped by taking sponge daubers, with different color and daubing the ink onto the rubber, and then stamped on paper.  No two medallions will be the same! A sweet glimmer brad is in the middle.
If you have some wonderful thanksgiving pictures from before or ones that you take this week, I'd love to scrap them with you.  We can recreate a similar page.  

Thanks for stopping by today.

Sweet Deets (all supplies Stampin' Up!):
Stamps: Day of Gratitude
Ink: Early Espresso
CS: Early Espresso, Cajun Craze and More Mustard
Accessories: Big Shot, Leaves #2 die, Top Note die, Designer Series punch, cork, waffle paper, 1/2" chantilly trim, vintage trinkets, log cabin smooch spritz, 3/8" twill tape

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