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Sunday, 8 September 2013

Last Two Pages of Scrapbook - It's Now All Finished!!!!

Here are the last two pages of the Sweet Pea Stamps Scrapbook that I have made to send to someone special.
 For this scrapbook page I have used the Sweet Pea Stamps image by Meredith Dillman called "Airships".  This is still one of my favourite Sweet Pea Stamps images.  This image is available as a digital stampa single rubber stamp and as a multi-image sheet (Sheet 4, Plate 98 - Airships is on the multi-image sheet with Interrupted and the messages "miss you" and "thinking of you".  I have coloured the digital stamp image in with Promarkers and inked around the edge with Tim Holtz's Tea Dye distress ink pad.

The backing papers I was given but I felt they didn't fit too well so I got out a "That Special Touch" cogs mask and brushed through Tea Dye distress ink around the corners and then did some in Vintage Photo.  I embossed some card with a Tim Holtz cog embossing folder and again inked that with Tea Dye and Vintage Photo distress ink.  Some X-cut cog die-cuts got the same treatment.  I have finished the page off with some brads, pearls and a seam binding ribbon.
This page has been made with a digital stamp by a new artist to Sweet Pea Stamps, Regan Kubecek.  The image I have used is "Angel Wings".  She is available as a digital stamp or a single rubber stamp.  I have coloured the digital stamp image in with Promarkers, cut her out and stuck her onto some cloud paper and inked around with Tim Holtz's Tea Dye distress inks.

The backing papers I was given and I have used them in conjunction with a blue striped die-cut edge.  All of these and the sentiment have been inked with Tea Dye.  I have finished this sheet off with some wide lace, flowers, die-cut button and some gems.

I am entering these two scrapbook pages into the following challenges:

Frilly and Funkie - Anything goes (I am entering the first scrapbook page into this challenge)
Penny's Paper Challenge - Spooled item (I am entering the first scrapbook page into this challenge - I have used ribbon)
DL Art Thankful Thursday September Challenge - Anything goes
4 Crafty Chicks - Lace (I am entering the second scrapbook page into this challenge)
Inspire me Friday - Anything goes
Bloggers Challenge - To die for
Totally Gorjuss - Anything goes
Natalie and Amy - Embossing (I am entering the first scrapbook page into this challenge)
Glitter n Sparkle - Add a bow (I am entering the first scrapbook page into this challenge)
613 Avenue Create - Anything goes and optional Grandparents Day
One Stitch at a Time - Use a digi
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Now do you want to see the finished scrapbook?  Well it's turned out much much fatter than I had thought but hey ho I am hoping that the recipient might keep it out on show - fingers crossed.  
 Front cover
 Pages 1 and 2
 Pages 3 and 4
 Pages 4 and 5
 Pages 6 and 7
 Pages 8 and 9
 Pages 10 and 11
 Pages 12 and 13
Back cover and front cover layer together.

It's taken just about two months to do this project.  Some of the images were coloured in before then so I had to go with the colours I'd used for that and if I hadn't got any papers I had to print them out.  It's a lot easier colouring the image to match papers but I always tend to do things a more difficult way!!!

25 comments:

Craftyhugs said...

Hi honey
Love this scrapbook it's just stunning and so detailed with gorgeous colours.
You've just left me a message concerning the injections. It's nice to speak to someone who knows what it entails. On Monday mine is the second X-ray guided injection I've had and I've begged for surgery as I want my life back. If this doesn't work they said they will put me down for surgery but still saying I'm too young yet I can't work due to it.
Anyway many healing hugs your way too.
Take care and thanks for your well wishes on my blog
Hugs xx

Arlene said...

Gorgeous. How can you stand to even give it away...

Maria Matter said...

Wow, Kym, your scrapbook is amazing!
gorgeous pages! you really put a lot of work into it, great job!

Thanks so much for sharing @ Inspire Me Fridays!
hugs

DIANA L. said...

Your book is wonderful, every page was a delight to look at.
Thank you for joining my DL.ART Thankful Thursday Anything Goes September Linky Party. Have a great day
DIANA L.
dianamlarson.blogspot.com

Anne said...

Two lovely pages to add to an awesome project. I'm sure this book will be treasured Kym. Hugs x

fabiola jaques said...

adorable Kym, très réussi, biz

Ingrid Mason said...

Oh Kym, this is such a beautiful project and thank you so much for the photographs of the complete scrapbook. You've put so much love into creating this special gift for 'someone special'. Each page so different and yet equally beautiful to every other page. Good luck in our challenge this week. Ingrid xx (OSAAT Team)

Chana said...

Hi, Kym! Your pages are fabulous, as is your entire scrapbook. It is very apparent that a lot of though, time, energy and love went into this project! I am sure the recipient will display it proudly. Very Nicely Done! Thanks for leaving this on our front porch at 613 Avenue Create!
Hugz,
Chana, Owner

Sunshine HoneyBee said...

Wonderful album w/ creative loving pages. I'd sure like to be the recipient of the album and would definitely have it out to show off. Thank you for entering OSAAT Ch#180 Use a Digi.
Melissa
"Sunshine HoneyBee"
OSAAT DT

lindyloo said...

Hi Kym
super work x
thank you for joining us at glitter n sparkle
lindyloo x

Mimi said...

There are no words to describe this stunning project Kym, a work of art, beautifully coloured and so much attention to detail :) Good luck in this weeks OSAAT challenge and hope to see you back again soon :) Hugs Jane OSAAT DT

Leanne said...

Thanks for playing our Lace Challenge at 4 Crafty Chicks!

Leanne DT 4CC!

Lori said...

Thank you so much for playing at 4 Crafty Chicks for our lace challenge! Nice layout!!

mags said...

A lovely creation. Thanks for sharing with us at Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenges and good luck.
Mags
x

mags said...

A lovely creation. Thanks for sharing with us at Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenges and good luck.
Mags
x

mags said...

A lovely creation. Thanks for sharing with us at Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenges and good luck.
Mags
x

Granmargaret said...

Beautiful work Kym

Lozzy T said...

Kym you have made a stunning scrapbook. All gorgeous images and colours and you have put it all together beautifully...Hugs Lozzy xx

Tamie said...

Amazing image and lace! I love the color and layout of your creation! Thank your so much for play with 4 Crafty Chicks!

Fit Kitty said...

All I can say is... WOW! This is beautiful! If I were the recipient, I would definitely have it out on display. You have put so much work and time into it - and it shows - simply stunning!

But, oh yes, why I'm here... Thank you for linking up in our Add a Bow challenge at Glitter n Sparkle. Best of luck in the draw, and I definitely hope you join us again with some of your beautiful makes.

KT Fit Kitty, DT Glitter n Sparkle
http://ktdesigns2013.blogspot.ca/

CraftyGirl said...

Wow, that is awesome work. Thank you for playing along this week at OSAAT. I sure hope to see you back again very soon. Good Luck in the challenge!!!

TTFN,

CraftyGirl OSAAT DT
craftygirlcardsandcrafts.blogspot.com

craftygranny said...

Wow this is absolutely gorgeous. Beautiful workmanship. Thanks for sharing at glitter n sparkle hugs trisha x

Love crafts forever said...

OMG! I can't believe your blogger will let me comment now!!!!!
Kym i just amaze with your project. Gorgeous.
Thanks for playing with us at OSAAT this week. Good Luck!!
Hugs Nataliy.

Marie Gamber said...

I love your gorgeus albums! I also like the way you did your backgrounds!
Thank you for joining us for our Totally Gorjuss Challenge!
Hugs,
Marie XX

CG said...

Wow, what a stunning project for a very lucky person! I especially love the colors on that first page. Thank you for joining us at OSAAT this week! Best, CG