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19 April 2014

Just Hanging Out - A layout for Scrap the Boys April Challenge

Layout by Conny S
I managed to finish a layout this week for the current Scrap the Boys challenge to use flowers on a boys layout. I figured if I went with darker colours that it would work quite well. I'd seen a digital layout by ConnyS on Pinterest (see pin here) and loved the layout design, so copied that.

These are old pictures from 2006 that I've never scrapped before. My son was such a cutie back then, not the lanky teenager that he is now, LOL! (Ignore the rainbow colours on the right side of the layout - they're from light shining through the crystal hanging in the window behind me while I was taking the photo.) 

The papers are all Close to My Heart, from a now discontinued Workshop on the Go pack, called Pro Player. While the Workshop on the Go (WOTG)  pack is no longer available, the paper pack still is. The stamps (grid; "Too Cool"; and "Just Hanging Out") are all from the WOTG pack as are the metal and epoxy embellishments in the main cluster. The ink colours I used were slate and ruby.

The only non Close to my Heart products on this layout are the skeleton leaves (which were cream coloured, but I coloured them with Ruby ink), the black brads and the silver sequins.

Dies I used for the embellishments were:
Daisy - Joy!crafts
Leafy Vine - Fancy That
Wildflower Head #3 - Fancy That
Mini Scallop edge - My Favorite Things Die-namics (I used this "backwards" to make the postage stamp edge on the mat around the photographs; and right way round on the black/blue strip at the top of the main cluster)

I hope you like my final layout - I do. Thanks again to Conny for her inspiration!

Till next time - happy days!


Leonie said...

cool design!!! Thanks for joining in at STB

Karen Grose said...

Great take on the challenge. Thanks for joining us at STB's this month

KerrynF said...

Love the colours in your page, looks amazing. Thanks for sharing it with us at STB.

sandra said...

love it!
Your eyes go from one cool element to another.
great layout!
Thanks for playing along with us STB. :-)

Rikki Graziani said...

There are so many cool things about this page. Those flowers look like they have taken a lot of time to make. Thank you for playing along with STB's

Charmane said...

I just love the details of your flowers! Fabulous work! Thanks for playing along at STB! xo Charm

Nancy said...

Hi, Francine! Your layout is fantastic! You did a wonderful job of using flowers on a boy layout...doesn't look girly at all!
Thanks so much for stopping by my blog again and leaving such a sweet comment! I hope you come again sometime! :o)