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23 June 2012

Sydney at Dusk

I had a friend come stay this month which required me to clean my scrapbooking room, aka spare room. There was no room to even sit on the bed, let alone sleep in it. So, during my clean up I came across some photographs and a page sketch for a challenge from 18 months ago that I never made. The pictures were perfect for this month's White With 1 challenge, so I set about finding papers, etc (after my friend went home that is) and created this.

The challenge to use white + pale blue + flags was perfect, and I was able to use up some more of my large stash of old TLC papers. It turned out much better than using the cream and dark blue papers I had initially set aside.

I die cut and/or embossed all my embellishments. I used these dies and embossing folders:
MFT Die-namics: Banner Day die
MFT Die-namics: Mini pennant die
Spellbinders: ironwork accents dies
Cuttlebug: Curls & Swirls alphabet die
Cuttlebug: Baby Face alphabet die
Cuttlebug Jamara embossing folder

I die cut one of my kaleidoscopes as well.

I made the flags with some die cut triangular banners mixed with the mini pennants. I glued an ironwork die cut on top and wrapped the ends around some blue/white baker's twine. A couple of extra large brads at the end completed the banner of flags.

I added some blue diamante and clear star bling to finish the whole layout.

The sketch I used is one from Page Maps.

Till next time, happy days.


Adriana B said...

Fantastic page, love all the embossed pieces, thanks for playing along at WW1 :)

Janice Nicholls said...

Great photos and scrapped beautifully. Love the embossed pieces, the little banner and the alphas. Thanks for playing along at WW1 :) x