Monday, December 1, 2014

First Day Flamingo



Hey everyone!  Hope you had a great Thanksgiving (those in the states at least).  Ours was great, lots of food, fun and of course family time.  I was even able to get some scrapbooking done!

These photos are from Carina's first day in her new class, the Flamingos.  I found her shirt on clearance at Gymboree and surprised her with it that day.

Carina was so excited to be a Flamingo.  Ellie was a Crane, and was pulling for her to be in that class too, but Carina was very firm about wanting to be a Flamingo all along and her wish was granted.

The base page is from the AC Stitched line and all those flowers are fussy cut from a BG Grand Bazaar paper.  They are partially adhered directly to the paper (the stems) and then I popped up the flower portions for some dimension.



After I had all the flowers adhered the papers I thought it was a little too pink, so I added a few pieces of Bella Blvd washi tape to blue it up.

It really felt good to get back to scrapbooking.  I've got a little more time on my hands now (since I'm not submitting for publications as frequently) so I'm hoping to take advantage and scrapbook more regularly.

Thanks for stopping by!

Supplies Used
Paper/Cardstock:  American Crafts - Stitched Flora Paper; BasicGrey - Grand Bazaar Turkey Paper; CTMH - White Cardstock
Other:  American Crafts - Journal and Lark Thickers, Black 05 Journaling Pen; Bella Blvd - Washi Tape; 3M - Dimensional Adhesive; Tombow - Mono Adhesive

21 comments:

  1. I'm glad to read that you have a bit more time on your hand because your scrapbooking skills are also absolutely amazing! Gorgeous page Miriam and DD is DARLING ;)

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  2. Love seeing your layouts! Awesome flower fussy cutting and that is thee cutest flamingo!

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  3. Super fun and sweet layout! Love it!

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  4. Oh wowza!!! There's nothing you don't do amazingly, right? Such a pretty layout! And Carina's pics are darling!

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  5. This is such a sweet layout:)

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  6. A fabulous page to celebrate a special day!

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  7. This is such a delightful layout. Love all the chipboard flowers and how you have placed them in just the right spots. What a cutie you have there!

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  8. Wow! Gorgeous layout!!! The fussy cutting is AMAZING!!! The added blue washi was a great touch!!!

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  9. aww the cutest layout ever.. those pictures are just adorable.. love it

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  10. This is such a cute layout! I need to get back into my scrapbook pages too- I'm so behind!

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  11. Such an awesome layout! LOVE the colors.

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  12. Wow! Loving all of those beautiful flowers, Miriam! Such a pretty, and colorful, page!

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  13. Gorgeous LO- love the cutout flowers- they add some lovely movement to the page. Love that the classes have cute names!- what a great thing to surprise her with a matching T-shirt! x

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  14. Fabulous layout, and your daughter is just cute as can be. I fondly remember all the Gymboree days. I think I must have bought 2 of everything they sold for years, until my daughters put a stop to it around 3rd grade. Enjoy!!

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  15. So pretty, Miriam! Really love those pops of navy against the soft pink! Great pics, too!

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  16. Miriam your daughter is adorable in her little shirt. What a gorgeous layout, truly a work of art and love! I still love shopping a Gymboree and sales are the best. I only submitted a few things as I alway felt it took way to much time. Enjoy a bit of freedom.

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  17. Oh my, I LOVE that your flowers are part of the paper! I though it was all die cut at first. So smart, you!! How cute they have mascots for their class. And yes, it's amazing how much more time you have available now, right? I'm really hoping to get more (ANY) scrapbooking done. You and me, girlfriend, you and me!!

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  18. Absolutely darling! Your daughter is so cute in her sweet little outfit! Wonderful photos and love all the flowers!

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  19. Such a pretty page and well how can those pictures get any cuter?

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  20. Such a sweet layout :) and so are the pics !

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