Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Brown Paper Packages Tied Up With String

Today the mailman delivered an unexpected envelope
a yellow one
I love yellow envelopes
and this one was extra special
It contained a copy of the Scrapbooking Memories Magazine
the masters edition
AND the reason I received one
AND in a yellow envelope???
was because I had a layout in it
a layout that was picked for an honourable mention!!
Super special surprise that was made even more special
because my layout was right next to a layout by my pal Debbie, who encouraged me to enter the competition.
Who’d have thought!
So do you want to see my entries??
I will keep the Honourable Mention for when the magazine goes on sale (the 28th Dec)
But here are my other three pages

Single Layout – USING SKETCH
Title : 2012 – Embrace it

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I used some ATCs with Scrapmatts words and Steampunk figures from Altered Artifacts 

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Glimmer mist on the book page backgrounds

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a little glitter…

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and my beloved shipping tags for the title and journaling

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Double-page Layout – COLOUR COMBO
Title : You love counting

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Used the Studio Calico butterfly rubons on some Dressmaking pattern paper

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some white Mr Huey from Studio Calico with a number stencil always makes me smile

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love the Doily and Resin flower from Greatest View on ETSY

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I love this colour combo A LOT!

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Single Layout – WITH LARGE PHOTO
Title : Growing Up

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Rubons went on to some leftover cardstock this time

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Funny that this journaling is now 4 months old
End of year reports came home yesterday

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Still love her more than she will ever know
Sigh
Today was the Grade 6 assembly
I tried hard not to cry
Didn’t succeed
in fact
I failed
Dismally!
Been one of those days
Last day of school tomorrow
5 sleeps till Christmas
Who’d have thought!!!

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7 comments:

  1. Well done these are gorgeous layouts. Its rare to see you scrap a pic of yourself too - that's a great layout!

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  2. Oooh thanks for sharing these pages, I've waited ages to see em! I love them all, classic Sharmaine, and very very special. I love that colour combo too now (double) and may use it more myself. The ATC page is AWESOME - I'm definitely inspired to try some. Interesting to note that Lou Nelson's feature page in the mag was black!! Mal Gardner's was too, with black paint background splatters.

    I'm scrapping a page about this!!! Chuffed they put our pages together! <3

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  3. wonderful Sharmaine.

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  4. Beautiful Sharmaine : )

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  5. fantabulous!! woohoo !! how exciting ... I am soooooooooo thrilled for you sooooooooooo well deserved .... your work is awesome ... congrats and a big hug xoxo

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  6. Merry Christmas Sharmaine.
    I hope it was magical.

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