Thursday, 9 April 2015

32 years: True story lo

 This page was published in Create magazine March issue.
Hello my dear crafty friends!
This is Irit here today and this is my True story layout story.
Usually it's pretty hard to make masculine layouts. You can't add too many embellishments; you can't add to many rhinestones, glitter, bling or anything sparkle. The colors are pretty much mute and monochromatic and finally our men don't like to be on that side of a camera.
So when I have good photos of my husband for already 32 years, I scrap it . But if this photo fits the most gorgeous Paper House Productions  Old World  paper pad patterns, I am  more than happy with it.
This photo I took on our Cyprus short cruise vacation just screamed " scrap me" with those old window paper. To make it more interesting  used distress ink with a stencil over the paper to imitate the old stone wall (kind of it at least) and then the only products that are not PHP are my mixed title made with a part of die cut tag and a few letter stickers.
 It's so fun and easy to make great pages with our PHP loads of stickers of every possible kind!

Products used:
Paper House Productions:
Old World paper pad 
Birds 3d stickers
 Garden Canvas art  stickers
 Picture Perfect Cork'd stickers
 Family Chalkboard stickers
Other products:
Tag- Pink Paislee
Letters- American Crafts
Stencil- Memory box
Inks- Ranger

Step by step instructions:
1. Cut the window paper  into two piece. The left strip should be cut as a brick wall pattern. The inside should be cut  into 8*8'' piece. Make the stone pattern with a stencil and brown distress ink and then glue the 8*8'' paper over the basic green one.
2.Glue the photo under the window and add cut out tag and letters title as shown.
3. Add all possible stickers around the page as shown. Hand write your journalling over the chalkboard sticker and glue it near the photo.


Irish Cherokee said...

Wonderful Irit. 32 years is wonderful. Love The scrap book page. Very good looking husband.


Bibi Lindahl said...

Lovely! The old wall background is really cooool!

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