Tuesday, March 22, 2011

MPS DT - Scrapbook Layout

Today is the My Pink Stampers Design Team day.  The project we were asked to make was a scrapbook layout.  Now, true confession time.  I've NEVER made a scrapbook layout before.  EVER.  So I knew that this would be a challenge for me.  The reason I've never made a scrapbook page before is because I don't have anything to scrapbook.  No kids, no husband/wedding.  Just me and my dogs.  So I decided to make a LO that dealt w/ the only subjects I know - my dogs.  :)  Also, I wanted to make sure that I used the pages I created and since I don't have a scrapbook I decided to make mine into wall decoration.  This will be a picture happy post because I LOVED the way these turned out.  LOL

First, for my dog Tavis:

For his titles I used the My Pink Stampers Love-alicious stamp set for 'Sweetheart' and Family & Friends stamp set for 'Something Special'.

Now on to Kyla's page:

For her titles I used the My Pink Stampers Everyday Life stamp set for 'Princess' and 'Little Diva!'.

Here they are all framed and up on my wall:

For their nameplates I got this idea from Maria with Believe Dream Create.  Thank You So Much Maria!!!!  I used Gypsy Font for the letters and I can't remember where I got the frame.  Sorry.  The mirror paper is called Plastic Mirror Sheet by Darice.    I got the engraving tip for the Cricut from Chomas Creations.   While the mat was still loaded after I engraved the images I changed the engraving tip to my deep cut blade and did multicut at 4.  Yeah, it didn't cut all the way through but I had already unloaded the mat so I cut out the border by hand.  Luckily it was a very simple border.  :)

I used the new DCWV Immortal Love stack for the background paper.  Can you we just say it should be called "The Twilight Stack".  :)  So if you are looking for paper to make Twilight scrapbook pages or cards this is the perfect stack for it.  It also had the perfect red for my background color.  I then printed off all of the images in B&W then cut out a white mat and a black mat to go around each pic.  I really wanted it simplistic since I was using it as wall decoration.

Don't forget to stop by my blog on Thursday for my HILARIOUS card and also on Saturday for a blog hop I'm in.  Thanks so much for stopping by!  I had a ton of fun making this project.  :)

Scrapbook Layout Recipe:
Gypsy Font Cricut Cartridge
My Pink Stampers Family & Friends, Everyday Life and Love-alicious stamp sets
Engraving Tip from Chomas Creations
Plastic Mirror Sheets by Darice - Bought at Scrapbook.com
DCWV Immortal Love paper stack
PTI - True Black & White cardstock
12x12 Frames - Got from Michaels
Stampin' Up White Satin Ribbon
Create! Impress! Paw & Bones fasteners (Creativeimpressions.com)
Buckles - Got in my stack, don't know where I got them

~ Thanks for looking!


Shauna said...

Awww, so adorable. And so if the dog ;)

Shelley Lee said...

Pam, your doggies are absolutely precious!! They should have their own scrapbook! And your layouts are beautiful!

sweetlilscrapper said...

good for you! your first page looks awesome!

Helen said...

I love your layouts and your doggies are so cute!!

Katy said...

aww hoe cute are your dogs!!
the layouts look wonderful well done

Court said...

LOVE this and love your sweet puppies. The name plates are PERFECT and yes, yes we can call it the Twilight stack... as long as you are team Edward - the book version of Edward, not necessarily the movie version. :)

Sherry said...

So love the way your project turned out. I do all my scrapbooking on digital layouts now and burn them to a disk but so miss doing them with paper and all the fun embellishments. Thanks to you and your wonderful idea. I'll never just hang a plain old picture on my wall again. I can make my scrapbook pages again! YIPPEE!!!!!!!!!!!!!1

Sharon said...

These are fantastic Pam!!! I love them!! I need to make something like this with pictures of our 3 furbabies. :)

LiveLaughScrap said...

Oh, these are so sweet. Great job, they did turn out wonderful. Lori

Unknown said...

Congratulations on making your first Layout. You did a great job. I love how you made the name plate.

Simple Creations

Maria said...

Love your layouts, how you framed then and what you did with the engraving. Isn't that a FUN technique?? Perfect choice of Robyn's stamps to go with them :)

Kimberli said...

Great LOs, I love the name plates!!

Glora said...

Wow, wow, WOW Pam. These are beautiful. And perfect for each of your dogs. Those nameplates are AMAZING!!!! They look like they were made professionally. I love them! Hugs- Glora

Amy Chomas said...

Maria sent me your way to tell me what you had done with the name plates! Very cool!!! I love seeing what people are doing with my products, love it! Doesn't Maria have the coolest ideas?!!!???

Regina said...

Your doggies are so cute. The layouts will make great wall hangings. I am going to have to try the engraving technique.

Saundra said...

Pam, This is Awesome! No one would ever know that you don't scrapbook! I've only done 2 pages myself and I have kids! I just started this addiction a little over 2 years ago. They are all teenagers or older. Anyway, great job!

Saundra :)

readysetstamp said...

I love your layout!! For doing this for the first time I would have NEVER guessed!! I love the stamps that you used on your layout. :0) XOXO, Julie.

Cristi said...

This layout is so pretty!!

Ellen said...

99% of my layouts are of my 4 shih-tzus. Pups are the best subject. your 1st LO's are great. Very cute pups. Let's see more of them!

Sherry said...

I know you have friends and family, so there's always things to scrapbook. When my dad passed away, I realized how important those pictures were to me and knew right then that my scrapbooks would someday be important to someone else, like your sister or nieces or nephews.
The things you make are completely awesome and I love checking out your blog and seeing all the amazing things you've created. Keep up the great work.


365 Days of Cricut said...

Love it! I like the color combo, doggy and bling!