Close to my Heart scrapbooking and cardmaking products

I'm an independent Close to my Heart consultant! If you're interested in our wonderful line of products, you can check them out or order online on my website at: Francine.cmth.com.au



31 July 2011

Jazz Hands

he can play piano…he has jazz hands



I recently came across a new Australian challenge site: Scrap the Boys. The idea of needing to scrap a layout about boys only appealed to me and I decided to enter. This month’s challenge was to include some tape on the layout, and to include the word PLAY in the title, and naturally it had to be about a male.



Well, at some stage I bought some decorative tape that has piano keys on it from a $2 shop. Since you ‘play’ a piano, it seemed that I had to do a layout about piano playing. My Dad is a jazz piano player and I had some photos of him from a few years ago, so that became my subject. I loosely followed this layout from Let’s Scrap.

The papers are from my TLC selling days, from the Runway Salt & Pepper kit. The title is Dymo tape and Maya Road ‘David’ chipboard that I coloured with my Sakura star pens. I turned three white brads into music notes, and also added three little mirror tiles, all from my stash. The most fun part of the layout IMHO is the little hands (from some baby embellishments in my stash) that I put on top of some more of the piano keys tape.

Since I ran out of space for the journaling, I included it on a tag behind the right hand picture.

Till next time, happy days!

Francine

5 comments:

karenw said...

Classic Lo Francine!! Love that tape and very cute hands, perfect embellie. hope you had a great trip. xx

Tanyah Payne said...

love the pics and the very classy look! love it! :)

Claudia said...

WOWee another amazing layout, totally luv it, thanks for sharing... :0)
Claudia W.

Lynette said...

Thank you for visiting my blog and your lovely comment. I love your scrapping style and will be following your blog from now on.

Lana Bisson said...

THis is a Fantastic layout. I need to finish my kids music layouts. I adore the use of black and white patterns. Thanks for stopping by and leaving some love on my blog.