Color Philosophy Inks

Prima has a brand new ink line called Color Philosophy. The colors are amazing and the selection of colors will keep you in crafting heaven.

My Prima Planner - In the Moment

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My Prima Planners

Have you gotten your new My Prima Planner? They are absolutely amazing!

Frank Garcia's Memory Hardward

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Christine Adolph Stamps

I love to use stamping to add interest and texture to my crafting projects. I will be sharing my latest project using Prima's new Christine Adolph stamps.

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Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Swirlydoos June Kit - "Keepsake"

This layout was created based on my sketch #500. I will add it to this post later today. The photo is my husband’s grandmother when she was 17. She is now 97! How wonderful is that?!

Vintage layouts are among my most favorite and the June Swirlydoos kit gave me just the inspiration that I needed. I used lots of fun layering, inking and distressing. I love working with Martha Stewart punches, especially the “around the page” collection. I used beautiful texture to give the layout just the right vintage touch. The envelope is from Maya Road. I punched small circles across the top to give interest.

I painted the glimmer chip watch with blue acrylic paint. Once the paint was dry I applied a thick coating of clear crackle paint. The watch face in the middle is a rub on from Glitz Designs.

The flourish to the right of the photo is a sticker from Karen Foster Designs.. I thought I would be able to place the sticker directly to the photo, but due to the layers and patterns, it would not lay flat and it did not stand out. Instead, I placed the sticker on a piece of patterned paper, then cut. Now it is a focal point on the layout.

Patterned Papers – GCD Studios – Ella Blue Collection
Punch - Martha Stewart Crafts - Punch Around the Page - Double Loops
Butterflies – Jenni Bowlin
Tattered Traveler Collection Glimmer Chips Framed Fonts 3-in-1 Alpha Chips - Tattered Angels
Rub on - Glitz
Ink – Distress – Frayed Burlap
Ribbon/Twine – Memrie Mare, Hancock Fabrics and Prima
Deckle Ruler – Fiskars
Paint – Making Memories
Flower – Bazzill
Crackle Paint – Tattered Angles
Flourish Sticker – Karen Foster Designs
Envelope – Maya Road
Vintage Page – Glitz
Distrezz it All

Thanks for joining me today.



Cindy Gay said...

The details are beautiful. 97 is wonderful.

scrappingnana said...

That is wonderful about your grandmother. Your page is just beautiful. I found your blog through's gallery.
Thanks for sharing.