Sunday, March 30, 2014

Girls Only -- Scrapbook Expo Layout

Quite a few years ago (maybe 2008 or 2009???), I started an album for my "girls outings" layouts.  As of now, there are only 3 layouts in this book (including the one I am sharing)--ha ha ha.  I really have lots to catch up on!



I like the spatter look (is spatter only for blood--I've watched too much Dexter, I think).  I used all the mists I have on the page--which isn't much.  Heidi Swapp Color Shine in Primerose and Teal, my DIY Gold, and a white paint pen--I don't remember the brand and the label has come off.

I started off by only using the paint on the first half with the photos of me and the girls, but the layout wasn't too cohesive.  So I opted to do the same on the other side.  I had a lot more photos I wanted to add--the goodies that the girls and the crop gave me--but there just wasn't enough room.

The thing about using the spatter/splatter look is the drying time.  It took me over a day to do this layout because I would come back and forth to allow it to dry.  Also, I think it took so long because I am not too keen on the base color I decided to use, but I didn't want to start all over again.

The current trending looks on layouts is awesome and I tried to mimic them, but it leaves little room for too many photos :(

Added bonus, I finally use my typewriter on a layout.  WooHoo!!!  With my new table, my typewriter fits perfectly under my desk and I have plenty of space to open it without having to remove the typewriter from the case.

Thank you for looking :)

8 comments:

  1. Linda la la loved hanging out with you at the scrapbook expo! I only wish I would of bought as much paper as you!!!! I think the best part is just hanging out and talkin about everything under the sun. I am so happy we met through "scrapbooking" :)
    us - scrapboogers! lol
    oh soot I like the layout! Nice splatter!

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    1. Thanks! Yes, it is always such fun hanging out with you girls!!! Wish we all had more time to do it more often than once a year! :)

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  2. Nice layout! I like the look : )

    Thanks for inviting me, I had a great time meeting your super nice crafty friends!!

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  3. Love the layout! This may be one of the few instances I see you use pink, haha! It's really cute and you're a paint/ink splattering pro!

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    1. Thank you! yes, my use of pink is limited :D ha ha ha

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  4. I love this! Love the misting/splatters and the way you broke up the pictures into 2 separate clusters!
    BTW - Long time no talk! Hope you are well!

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    1. Thank you so much!

      Hope you are doing great...miss seeing your creations :)

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