It's a rainy Wednesday here, but I'm thankful for the cooler temps. After several 80º days, it's nice to get a bit of spring in the forecast! Plus, it will make my run this morning a bit more enoyable (I'm such a puny warm-weather runner. Too much sweating involved. Bah.) Today I'm also starting Week 2 with Jillian, motivated by the fact that I lost 6 pounds last week (wha???!) and the fact that I can now do ONE real push-up (on my toes, people!). Miracles do happen!
So onto today's post...This is a page I did with one of my favorite Jenni Bowlin lines, Homespun. The green + pink makes the prep in me very happy. It originally appeared in the August 2010 issue of Scrapbook Trends, and it's a simple design to lift. So let's get scrapping!
9 months | supplies: Bazzill cardstock (White, Candy Apple) + Jenni Bowlin patterned paper (Pretty Plaid, Tiny Tulips, Cherry on Top, Chicken Feed, Quilted Floral) + Fiskars punches (Threading Water, Square Scallop) + JBS alpha + JBS rub-on numbers + JBS butterfly + JBS button + rhinestones + American Crafts pen
1. Punch approximately 30 squares from various papers. Align across the center of your page and adhere. Embellish a few squares with rhinestone hearts. Punch a 12" strip of Candy Apple cardstock with the Threading Water scallop and adhere across the top of the squares.
2. Hand cut a portion of the rose from the Quilted Floral paper to adorn the left hand side of the grid. Use foam squares to adhere it to add dimension. Embellish with a butterfly, button and rhinestone:
3. Print photos (mine were approx. 1.5" x 2.5", but you could print yours larger) and adhere to lower right side of patchwork.
4. Apply the red rub-on numbers and alpha stickers for your title. Add handwritten journaling and date.
And it's as simple as that! The most time-consuming part is the hand-cut rose, but you could swap it for a silk flower, round journaling card, or other embellishment if you want.
Enjoy your Wednesday and happy scrapping!