Monday, September 16, 2013

The Scream, a Scrapbook Layout and Gone Junkin'

Story First
Little loves to be startled.  If you hide behind a doorway and pop out when she comes around the corner she will scream and laugh.  While Mom and Little were playing chase Mom would backtrack and startle her.  Little loved it.  The photo captured one of those moments where Little let out a scream.  Perfect moment to be captured to remember how much Little loved to play this game.

Let's Break It Down
American Crafts white cardstock, white rosette lace
Prism white cardstock (matting)
Kaisercraft pink matting, pearls
Core'dinations cardstock (butterflies)
Blue Fern Studio chipboard
Prima white flowers, white leaf, crystal rhinestones
Basic Grey Wholly Cow rub-ons
K&Co sticker (top embellishment)
Recollection glittered wire
Fiskars All-A-Flutter squeeze punch
Tim Holtz ticket, clock hands, baubles, letters (scream), Distress Ink Spun Sugar
R.S. Tapestry stamps (faint pink background)
Ranger Dabber Paint Picket Fence
Other:  buttons
Photographer: Tabitha Safdi Photography
Inspiration: Ingrid Bolme
I love how this layout turned out.  I don't do the 'nearly all one color' layout often, but this photo seem to "scream" for this type of layout.  There is no pattern paper to distract from the photo.

A Bit O' Junkin'
Connie Mercer is hosting her monthly "Gone Junkin' Friday".  I thought I'd share my junkin' find with you.  Connie has link ups on her blog in order for the others to share.  You can add your junkin' piece as well on her blog:  Craft Goodies

My dad purchased a similar piece back in the 80's.  He used it to fill with coins.  When my sister got married they emptied it and had enough money to make a significant dent her the cost of her wedding.

I've always wanted one.  Last month I found this at a flea market and got a great deal on it.

I turned it into a college fund for Alison.  I add her name with a few Tim Holtz products and started filling it up with my change I collect throughout the week.

A fun find.

Have a Crafty Day!



12 comments:

  1. Such a pretty page, Debby. That photo is priceless!

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  2. How cute! Love all the details!

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  3. Hi debby~love your LO. It is gorgeous!! funny story about "little"
    Gone junkin' friday is once a month the first friday of that month.

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  4. Love the layout and the junk =) Had one of those in my childhood home and it also had coins!

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  5. Cute story, love the vintage feel to the page, including the photo.

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  6. Great photo and I love the soft colors of the layout!

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  7. That is such a cute photo!
    And a pretty page :)

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  8. Great layout, love the story behind it :)

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  9. Cute! What a great layout and fun memory!!

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  10. amazing layouts...simply stunning!

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  11. I love that layout, especially the story behind it. When I was growing up, we had a "change jug." I found a huge glass whiskey bottle at an antique store 5-6 years ago and have been putting change in there ever since. Unfortunately, the top isn't big enough for quarters...bummer.

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  12. What a fun story for your layout and loving that grouping of flowers

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