Wednesday, March 23, 2011

A quick scrapbook page!

With just a little of a month left before the Occasions Mini Catalog 2011 retires I had to show you something I CASEd some time ago.  On page 24 of mini there is a b&w scrapbook page that drew me right in.  Now, I will print a photo in b&w without hesitation but I haven't attempted a layout in these colors exclusively, so this was going to be an adventure for me.  I had the perfect picture to work with ... of my little grand baby Caroline.  Here's the rest of the details:

Little Angel gift

Well I should say that this isn't really b&w it's more very vanilla & black.  So I started with a sheet of 12" x 12" black textured card stock and then embossed a 2" x 12" sheet of very vanilla.  I then used the top note die to cut a piece of very vanilla.  I stamped the dear from the Forest Friends stamp set on a 2-1/2" x 2-1/2" very vanilla cs.  I stamped the Little Angel sentiment from the Little Angel stamp set and used the 2" x 1 3/8" oval punch.  I cut a 2-1/2" x 12" strip from the First Edition Designer Series Paper.  I used some left-over chipboard to spell the layout title Gift.  I then cut an 8" x 3" piece of smooth basic black cs and ran through the Dotted Scallop Ribbon Border punch and attached to the bottom of the pattern paper.  Finally, I  embossed a 5" x 1-1/2" piece of basic black cs with the Big Shot Textured Impressions Square Lattice Folder, which I folded in half and attached with a staple.  As easy as that and such a terrific page, don't you think?

Stamps: Stampin' UP! Forest Friends (113748), Little Angel (118574)
Ink:  ' Classic Stampin Pad Basic Black (101179)
Paper:  Stampin' UP! Very Vanilla Card stock (101650), Basic Black Card stock (12045), Specialty Designer Series Paper First Edition (121878)
Accessories/Tools:  Stampin' Up Sizzix Top Note die (113463),  Dotted Scallop Ribbon Border (119275), 2" x 1 3/8" Oval Extra-Large Punch (119847), Big Shot Textured Impressions Square Lattice (119976)
Design: Stampin' UP! Occasions Mini Catalog 2011 pg. 24

As always, thanks for looking and yes HE stamps!


  1. What a gorgeous page.

    Hugs, M

  2. Terrific is an understatement. This page is absolutely STUNNING! I love the clean graphic design. Of course, Caroline is adorable!

  3. This is a REALLY gorgeous page... WOW!! Thank you for the beautiful inspiration!!~