Sunday, March 15, 2015

"The Story" for LGS and CKC

Happy Sunday, everyone!  After spending yesterday in bed (stomach bug?) I was ready to get some scrapping done.  I had taken this photo of Brenna on a rare occasion when I didn't have to work and her daycare was closed- we went to Strongstart, which is something we used to do quite often pre-job, and she just LOVES to go!

I used products from my March Counterfeit Kit and this beautiful sketch from "Let's Get Sketchy":
The background paper seemed to work well as it already had designs in the two corners, so rather than cover those designs with paper, I opted to leave them as is.

I have this app on my phone where I can attach notes to photos, so sometimes, if I remember, I'll type out the story right after I take the photo.  Makes it waaaaay easier when it comes time to journal on a scrapbook page if the story is already there!

A close up of some of the journaling:
The doily used to be white, but I coloured it with one of the Gelatos from my March Counterfeit Kit.

The story I wanted to include was quite long, so after much deliberation and inspiration from the folks at Counterfeit Kit Challenge Blog, I decided to journal around the edge of my page to make a border.  I quite like how it turned out!

And finally, a closer look at the little flags under the photo:
Thanks for looking, and I hope you enjoy the rest of your weekend!


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11 comments:

  1. Love the journalling - it really helps draw you into the page! Fab banners too

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  2. So glad you managed to work around that pretty background paper!
    I agree that the journaling bordering your page really adds a creative element.

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  3. Great take on the challenge, thank so much for joining us LGS!

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  4. Wonderful page. Thanks for playing at LGS.

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  5. Great layout, like your journaling and scallop. Thanks for playing along with us at LGS!

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  6. Awesome page, love the journaling! Thanks for joining us at LGS :)

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  7. so pretty. Love the papers. Nice job with the LGS sketch. Thanks for joining us

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  8. Love, love, love what you have done with the journaling! Such a pretty page. Great take on the sketch!

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  9. Beautifully done! Love the papers and journaling. Thanks for joining us @ LGS.

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  10. This is a gorgeous page. You've surpassed that sketch by leaps and bounds.

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