Friday, June 21, 2013

Perfect Day - Ideas for Scrapbookers Summer Blog Hop

Welcome to the Ideas for Scrapbookers Summer Blog Hop! 
 It is finally summer - and what better way to celebrate than with some gorgeous summer scrapbooking inspiration? 

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Sarah (You are Here!)
I'm sharing a layout with you with some pictures from the first truly beautiful, perfect 'summery' day we had this year. So strange to see my sweet little guy playing in his sprinkler only one week after we actually had a little snow flurry! Anyhow, crazy weather aside - here is my summer-themed layout, which I've called "Perfect Day".
I used some elements from the ScrapThat! June Kit to create this layout, as well as a number of items from my scrappy stash. I wanted this to be a really playful layout - so I started out with the base page and added a paper bag and then did some paint splattering in aqua to get a 'sprinkler/splash' effect. I cut strips of the printed vellum to use as the photo mats and added in a piece of scripted packaging as the mat behind the main photo.
To embellish the layout, I added the amazing Prima Zipper Flower and bird clip from the ScrapThat! FAO and Main kit, respectively, as well as an unaltered chipboard bird and transparent foliage stickers (from Michael's). The banner elements are cut from Prima packaging. I also included several glass pebbles from my stash around the layout to play on the water droplet effect.
 In addition to the title, I randomly placed words around the photos to further embellish the layout and add to the playful nature of the design.
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Thanks so much for stopping by my blog!  I hope you enjoyed my playful summer layout!


Cindy deRosier said...

Snow one week and sprinklers the next?! That is strange indeed! What a fun picture and I love what you did with it. The paint splattering is perfect. Happy Summer!

Sharon Fritchman said...

Sarah, crazy weather, right!? I absolutely love your amazing and creative page! That zipper flower is the perfect touch! Happy summer!

julie e said...

Lovethe way you used the vellum

Yolanda Garrido said...

What a nice page! I love that flower!

Pam Callaghan said...

Loving your page!!!

Chantal Vandenberg said...

Such a lovely layout!!

Scrappycath said...

I LOVE the bag and the paint splatters!! And the zipper flower... and the baubles... OK, I love everything about this layout. It is so FUN!! Thanks for sharing!!

LisaM said...

Oh my! I love this fun layout! The bag, vellum, and paint spatters make this so fun!
I am now a follower!

Jean said...

Love this layout!! I am a new follower!

Nora said...

This is adorable!! I love all the fun stuff you did to create it!!

Monica said...

This is so much fun!! love your paint.