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Monday, 21 July 2014

The memories are all in my mind



Yesterday I shared a double layout from the baby book I am making (you can see it here) and today I have a single layout.


This one is the last page (I’m not your conventional scrapbooker so have been doing the pages out of order) and I’ve done it in papers and embellies to match the inside back cover (see it at this post). 

The current song theme at A Song In Your He{ART}  is Three Times a Lady, now if the lyrics to that song don’t just inspire a lovely layout for a special little lady I don’t know what will.  Listen to the song, it’s lovely and about the memories inspired by a very loved lady.  So while it may have been written for a lover it could just as easily describe the love between a parent and a special daughter.  I picked out my journal cards with words inspired by those in the song, they come from a Authentique Classique Pretty’s Life Cards and are just perfect for a layout looking back on the first precious year of a baby girl’s life.

I made up my layout following the current sketch at Sweet Sketch Wednesday 2, I think their sketches are more geared toward cards but I think it worked for this.  I just resized it to be a rectangle rather than a square and swapped out the button element for some flowers to match the back cover.  I also swapped out the three gems for a swirl of them, again to match the back.

With all the pink and flowers and girl journaling there’s no mistaking that this is a book for a baby girl so I’m also entering it at Fussy and Fancy’s current challenge.

Ingredients:
Embellishments
BoBunny Jewels ~ Frosting (coloured with RV34 Various Inks)
I Am Roses ~ Mulberry Paper Roses Variegated Pink and Pink
Inks & Paints etc
Tim Holtz Distress Ink ~ Tea Dye, Walnut Stain & Worn Lipstick
Papers
Carta Bella Baby Mine ~ Baby Girl Dots
Pion Design Fairytale of Spring ~ Hope
Ribbons & Trims etc
Lace from stash
Challenges
 
Thanks for stopping by!

6 comments:

Heide said...

Great work with the sketch. Love that you used a card sketch and turned it into a page for scrapbooing. Thanks for joining us.
Hugs, Heide SSW2-DT

Linda Anderson said...

You did a great job with your scrapbook page. Love your take on the sketch. Thanks for joining us at Sweet Sketch Wednesday 2.

Linda

Kathie said...

Great idea using our sketch for a scrapbook page with looks great very vintage and pretty colours. Great page and thanks for joining us this week over at Sweet Sketch Wednesday 2 and good luck.
Hugs
Kathie SSW2~DT

Sally Dube said...

Very cool!! I never think to make my Sketches Scrapbook pages - I will now!! Awesome distressing!! So glad you joined us at SSW2!!
Blessings to you!!
Sally

Sharon Basel said...

What a terrific idea to use the sketch as a scrapbook page layout. I love the vintage look with the distressing and beautiful lace. Thanks for joining us at Sweet Sketch Wednesday!
Sharon, SSW-DT

Deanne Clarke-Saunders said...

Amazing! I love it!!!! So sorry I'm late with my comments.I thought I had these done. Thanks so much for participating in our A SONG IN YOUR HE{ART} challenge!! Hope to see you again for our next challenge!!
~DEANNE~
A Little Bit O' Paper