Friday, July 16, 2010

AGES & STAGES - By Laurie (Besthobbyeva)

Good morning Scrapping Ladies - Happy Friday. I wanted to show my thought process for this page, start to finish. My eldest son ask to have a pool party on the last day of school. First time having a boy/girl party. It was such a year for all these kids, I said yes. It was their Freshman year in High School.

I had so many pictures I wanted to get on two pages I pulled out my scrap go to, Sketches, Volume 2 by Becky Higgins, I made a copy of the sketch I used. As you can see from my pages, I made it my own. That is great thing about sketches, you get a general idea and you run with it.

Page one the word Freshman, I used K&Company letters, the "no more" where just white letters that I colored in with a blue glitter pen. I doodled around the entire page, it just looked empty to me. To the left of the large picture I used my small Cuttlebug folder to make the wave.

Page two I cut out the squares on the Cricut using George and the Basic Stone, 1 1/2". The arrows on both pages come from Accents Essentials and shadowed . I believe they are cut at 1 inch.

The words Water and Got kids? are from Graphically Speaking both cut at 1.5". Those words were not easy, because they are so small, but I was determined to get them on there. I pop dotted both words.

Of course the blue paper is StampinUP!


  1. WOW what a good idea! Look at you go girl! Great job!

  2. Nice job Lau... cool pics..I'm sure the "soon to be Sophmore" loved it.. LOL. Crop on sistah..CROP ON!

  3. Love me some BH sketches!! You did a fantastic job on this! I especially ♥ the Graphically Speaking words pop dotted off the page --- brilliant!

  4. This is fantastic, Laurie!! I love, love, love the checkboard effect you've created. That looks so sharp!!