Oct 16 2007

Autumn Splendor Scrap Pages

Published by at 8 49 am under Scrapbook Pages

This is a 2 page, 12 x 12 layout, I did for a class tomorrow with an autumn theme. The pages are overlapped just to make it easier to get a picture. I think the pages have a homey and warm feel, and the fauxcross stitches make me think of a Sampler when I look at these pages!

The leaves you see outside the pages are punched leaves that everyone will make, but they will not be placed/adhered until after the photos are added. They can adorn photo corners or fill in dead spaces. The leaves were punched, little vein lines drawn with a sparkly pen, then heavily sponged in the same color as the paper. Faux stitching was done with the use of the Mat Pack (one of my very favorite tools — use that little thing every single day!), and a white gel pen for the larger stitches and the fine tip of a brown marker for the smaller stitches. On these pages I used the stitches merely as a filler for dead space. The trio panel of leaves are stamped in Timber Brown Stazon and colored with pad ink and an aquapainter, backed with a strip of ribbonand then I added some brads. I think it looks likeit could be a wall hanging! The letters were stamped with a retired color Spectrum Pad, Late November. Spectrum pads are such fun to use!!! and you can’t beat having a large alphabet set on hand to customize any scrapbook page!!!

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  • Stamps: Letterpress Alphabet, Fantastic Foliage (retired), Aspen Leaf by Rubber Stampede
  • Paper: Chocolate Chip, Marigold Morning (retired), Not Quite Navy, Old Olive, Perfect Plum, Naturals White
  • Ink: Timber Brown Stazon, Marigold Morning (retired), Not Quite Navy, Old Olive, Elegant Eggplant, Spectrum Pad in Late November (retired). Marker in Chocolate Chip. Signo White Gel Pen. Sakura Stardust Gelly Roll Pen in Gold.
  • Accessories: 5/8″ Old Olive Grosgrain Ribbon, Brads, Crafter’s Tool Kit, Sponge, Leaf Punch by McGill

Thanks much for looking!!! Hope you’re all having a great day!!!

OH, there’s a fun Color Challenge at SCS today — all pink for Breast Cancer Awareness. And Emily provides a link to an ebay auction — now this will be fun to watch — all the design team for My Favorite Things have made and donated a card (18 in all) in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness and they are being auctioned off as a group. The bid was at $68 when I looked about an hour ago — it’ll be fun to watch and see what it goes for — here’s the link to the ebay auction.

8 responses so far

8 Responses to “Autumn Splendor Scrap Pages”

  1. flossie says:

    Wow, what great pages, I have a pile of photos that I need to scrap, love this page layout.

  2. Jerri Jimenez says:

    These are beautiful pages Sharon! I have tons of Marigold Morning paper left over. I’m thinking of making these pages but using pumpkins instead of leaves. Thanks for the inspiration!

  3. Kay says:

    Oh, my goodness . . . those pages are just spectacular! I really should get around to scrapbooking a bit more! I’ll stay tuned to your blog . . . it may be just the motivation I need!

  4. Rose Ann says:

    Your Autumn pages are beautiful, Sharon! I don’t scrapbook, so I really appreciate a lovely layout such as yours!

  5. Lynette says:

    These pages are just awesome! I hope you don’t mind if I case them, I can think of so many photos that this layout would work with and the mat pack has to be my favoutie too. Thank you so much for sharing 🙂

  6. Wow! Gorgeous! Your group is sooooooo going to love this!! The colors you picked up from the Late November Spectrum Pad are a wonderful combination. I love that pad–so rich. The stitching, the layouts, the punched leaves in perfect Late November colors. This is truly Autumn Splendor!

  7. nancy littrell says:

    Wow, your pages really pop. Love the marigold and other fall colors and motif. Too bad your pages will be partially covered up by pics. TFS

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