Sunday, November 21, 2010

Better Living Through Scrapbooking November Challenge 3

This week at Better Living Thourgh Scrapbooking is the “Family Tradition” challenge. Create a layout about a family tradition, event, or something your family regularly does together that is not holiday related, then choose at least 2 of the following additions to your layout:

1. Use three or more photos from a family event, cropped to fit your page design.
2. Use paper or supplies on your page that are at least a year old.
3. Use the word “tradition” in the title of your page.
4. Use hidden journaling in your page design.”

To create this "Family Tradition" layout, I used three of the additions to the challenge. With my Cricut and the Potpourri Basket cartridge I created a card and envelope to hide my journal block. I used the word "tradition"in the title and I added more than three photographs to the project. By the way, those pretty little flourishes that I used to adorn the layout are cut from the Potpourri Basket

On the journal block I handwrote a note for my daughters which basically told them how much it means to me that they have kept up the tradition of taking family photographs at beautiful Bertha Brock Park here in our hometown. Every year while they were growing up, I would take them there to take pictures of them together. Now, they go there on their own to take photographs and then give the pictures they take to me as gifts. 

This close up of the layout highlights the beautiful buttons I used from our sponsor Charlene's Button Box.  To learn more about her and our other sponsors, Plaid and Discount Cardstock, as well as see the rest of the Design Team reveals for this challenge be sure to visit Better Living Through Scrapbooking and don't forget to join us for the challenge too!

Sponsor Supplies Used:

Cardstock: Discount Cardstock "Clove Felt 12x12”
Embellishments: Charlene’s Button Box: Painted Buttons
Adhesives: Plaid: All Night Media “Pop Dots”

Additional Supplies Used:
Patterned Paper: Bo Bunny: Back to Backs “Calypso Hope, Calypso Dream”
Embellishments: Dear Lizzy & American Crafts: Thickers Foam Stickers “White”, Papertrey Ink: Rustic Cream Button Twine
Other Tools: ProvoCraft: Cricut Expression and Potpourri Basket Cartridge (Envelope, Card and Flourishes)

2 Scrappy Comments:

Charlene E. said...

I absolutely love how the buttons look with the papers you've used.

Kristina said...

I love this layout, the colors are just fabulous! Love how well those buttons matched :)

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