Monday, 6 August 2012

My 1st Scrapbooking layout ~ The sisters


Inspired by the July Sketch contest by My Creative Sketches, I have decided to do my first ever 12" x 12" layout. Not just because of the chance to win the wonderful kit, but to kick start my life in scrapbooking.

As a mother of 2 lovely girls, aged 1 & 4 respectively, I think I should start my first project with "The SISTERS" as the theme.

I picked a pictures taken last month when the elder sister Anson was carrying her little sister Hannah on her lap.


I've also combined a few different techniques including stamping and embossing, punching, die-cutting using Big-shot ~

These two hearts were die-cut using Big-shot + Hero Art Heart frame die; then stamped with the Hero Art Four hearts cling stamps - The stamps & die are compatible with each other. The hearts were then embossed in Champagne gold and Clear respectively.




I've also handmade a ribbon flower learned from a tutorial by Delaina Burns, Design Team member of My Creative Scrapbook. Plus, punched out two little sakuras.




The beautiful Silver glitter alphabets stickers from American Crafts.



I have downloaded a beautiful, vintage, poem printable from a website.


I've pretty happy with my first layout overall, though there are still room for improvement, what do you think?

5 comments:

  1. Super cute page!! I love what you did with the hearts. Thanks for playing along with us!!

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    1. Thanks very much Melissa and I'm delighted to start playing along with you too. It is really amazing to learn so much from you!

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  2. WOW, that's a pretty amazing layout. I love all the details. I have to admit I'm a little impatient to finish my layouts and therefore have loads of tools/supplies just sitting unused in my stash. Thanks for your inspiration. Your girls are gorgeous!!

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  3. Thanks Corina and nice to meet you. I've got in touch with paper crafting for many years but just recent, after finishing a mini album for my friend's new born, I've addicted to scrapbooking again.

    Same here, we live in a tiny flat (typical Hong Kong size) so I store everything in boxes, I got 3 huge plastic storage boxes and they are 100% full now...!

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  4. Beautiful! Love your layering and all the little details! Great take on the sketch!

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