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10/08/2010

Scrapbook Saddle Up-Progressive Scarpbook Page Part 2 using Day of Gratitude

Happy Friday!!!

I am so happy it is Friday means no work day!! Woo hoo!! lol I wanted to thank all of you that left comments here and emailed me about the Dark and Dreary Halloween Kit!! I am so thrilled you all love it and love the Sale Saloon!! Thanks :) So as posted yesterday I drew for one winner to win the Dark and Dreary Halloween KIT PDF and the winner is Chris!!! Congrats I will be emailing you later today!

Every Friday I will be hosting the Scrapbook Saddle Up with y'all!! It will feature a scrapbook layout to a scrapbooking album ideas along with tips, techniques and etc!!


Today I am sharing the 8 1/2 x 11 layout, it is the second part of a Progressive Page that I will be sharing with you all!! To see the first part visit HERE. Next Friday I will be sharing the last part of this layout! I used the following supplies to create this~

Day of Gratitude item #121148
Big Shot item #113439
Lots of Tags Sizzlets item #114508
Autumn Spice Specialty DSP item #120808
Cork Sheets item #119819
Metallic Brads item #119741
Curly Label Extra-Large Punch item #119851
Hemp Twine Natural item #100982
Sponge Daubers item #102892

Mat Pack item #105826
Paper-Piercing Tool item #116631
Anywhere Glue Stick item #104045
Early Espresso Stampin Write Marker item #119680

If you would like to purchase the supplies I used to make this project or place an order HERE, email or call me too!! Just click on the Shop Now button when on my Stampin' Up! Website

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So how does a Progressive Scrapbook Page work well you start with a 6 X 6 page first, then 8 1/2 x 11 and finish last with a 12 x 12. The key is making sure it will all flow together nicely when done. How do you do that you say?

Tip~ Gather all your supplies including the 6 x6 piece, 8 1/2 x 11 piece and 12 x 12 piece of card stock and work on it but don't attach anything until you are satisfied how it looks overall.

So starting from the bottom we will work our way up. My base is a 8 1/2 x 11 piece of Early Espresso card stock. Next was a piece of More Mustard card stock, I stamped the edges with one of the images from Day of Gratitude Stamp Set in More Mustard, ink. I then cut a piece of Cajun Craze card stock, I stamped the acorn in Cajun Craze ink and then the flower part in Early Espresso ink. I sponged the edges in Early Espresso ink. I took the Stampin' Write Maker Early Espresso and did my journaling.

Tip~ To leave a spot for journaling I used sticky notes to cover that section and then stamp around the sticky note.

I then added a piece of Designer Series Paper Autumn Spice, I sponged the edges with Early Espresso ink. I then added a piece of Hemp Twine Natural to the center of it.

Tip~ For a nature look on your pages using Hemp Twine or Linen Thread really makes it look more natural!

I stamped the leaves from Day of Gratitude Stamp Set in the following colors Cajun Craze, and Early Espresso. I used the Rock -n- Roll Technique on them. I then cut them out and attached them with Stampin' Dimensionals.


Technique Rock-n-Roll, stamp you image in a lighter ink then before stamping; ink it in a darker ink by lightly tapping or rock the edges in the ink. Very easy technique and eye popping!! Be sure to clean your stamp or stamp off if your doing multiple images so you don't ruin your lighter colored ink pad.

I then glued the 6 x 6 piece I created to the center of the 8 1/2 x 11 card stock piece.
You'll notice I cut the Cajun Craze card stock so there was a bigger border around, when I did this it made the 6 x 6 part really pop more off the page. I didn't add a lot of detail to the 8 1/2 x 11 piece I wanted it to compliment the 6 x 6 page and flow nice together.

Supplies Used
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Stamp Set~ Days of Gratitude
Ink~Early Espresso, Cajun Craze, Old Olive, More Mustard
Paper~Early Espresso, Cajun Craze, Old Olive, More Mustard, Very Vanilla, DSP Autumn Spice
Acc.~Big Shot, Lots of Tags Little Sizzlet, Cork Sheets, Curly Label Punch, Mat Pack, Paper-Piercing Tool, Metallic Brads, Hemp Twine Natural, Stampin' Write Marker Early Espresso, Sponge Daubers, Mini Glue Dots, Stampin' Dimensionals, Anywhere Glue Stick


           Thanks for stopping in! Have a great day!!!
                                              Holly

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