Sunday, October 3, 2010

What??? Maria Scrapbooked???

Holy cow - yes she did!  This does NOT happen often......and wow - it's obvious by my finished products - BUT - at least I still got FOUR pages done!  So, for the next four days - I'll be posting my scrapbook pages.

First up is a basic basic basic page, but it did take quite a bit of time.  This is a picture from our Friendraiser three weeks ago.  Since it was for Soldier Socks - we had a USA theme - so I dressed my girls up in flag bandannas. They looked so cute that I took a picture of them.  From left to right is: Lily Pumpkin Pie, Nolie Canoli and Layla (no 'official' middle name yet)!!
For the party, I had bought 300 mini USA flags from Target. I thought we'd be giving them out to each party guest and using some with the decor - but - they didn't work with the gift, so I had A LOT unused.
I decided to use some of those flags as part of this page. Thankfully, my Sizzix dies cut material - so I used the star die and the Roundabout Sizzlits alphabet.

None of my red or blue cardstock matched the red and blue in the flag, so I had to go with a white background.  It works OK except around the words.
So, after I adhered all the letters on - I ended up lightly sponging around each letter with red chalk ink just to help the letters pop off a bit more.

I'm so glad we finally got some pictures printed up. Most of the time the pictures just find a home in my computer.

Thanks for stoppin' in today!
Maria

6 comments:

Kathy Braun and Lucky said...

Great page! I love it, so if this one is basic, I really can't wait to see what you have coming up next. Love the dogs!

Meg said...

AW! I love patriotic doggies!!! (Corgis do not the right geometry for bandannas-thick necks and short legs!) Don't ya hate it when you can't find a match? I think it looks great on the white, though, even the letters! Have I mentioned yet how impressed I've been with every detail of your Friendraiser?

Kathryn Myhre said...

SOOOO cute! Looks great! Love the puppies too!

Cheryl said...

The girls all look so stylish. Great page. I have such a hard time scrapbooking.

Patricia said...

I love how you arranged the title so the initials were from the star portion of the flag and the other letters were from the stripes - making it look a lot like the flag! Good thinking to use those leftover mini flags.

jimlynn said...

FANTASTIC!!!!!!! And what a darling picture.
Lynn

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