Goggles in the Shoe Store (Scrapbook Layout)

July 8, 2009 at 4:03 pm 1 comment

Maggie_Goggles Layout

Yeah, I SO finished a page today.  PLAY!  Had a great time.

I found a couple photos hiding in a wrong file last night and printed them off.  Today, I grabbed them, found some matching paper (remotely close!) and started laying things down.  I wanted to scraplift an idea, but that didn’t happen today….the photo placement sort of dictated the rest of the elements…often seems true for me!  Oh, well.  I liked the colors.  Always something I wished I’d done differently, but mainly IT’S SCRAPPED!


Large dot paper (KI Memories)

Orange–(My Mind’s Eye)

Buttons–Junkitz and my stash.

Journaling label–Nestabilities

Plain colored paper


Kraft background–inside of a shoebox.

Title letters–Thickers (American Crafts)

Stamps:  Studio G

Stars:  Creative Memories Die Cuts

Now, on to folding that laundry!


Entry filed under: Everyday.

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1 Comment Add your own

  • 1. Casey  |  July 8, 2009 at 11:17 pm

    Great fun looking project. Thanks a lot for sharing it with us.

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