Friday, December 28, 2012

MFTPL3 Layout

MFT has started with a challenge for us scrapbookers who've neglected our LOs for cardmaking:)
Every month they provide 2 sketches for us to follow.
Here is one of them.

This is the perfect inspiration for me as I have plenty of photos just waiting, as well as several photo albums from a friend that I have promised to turn into scrapbooks.

This LO is for them, which is why I can't share the actual pictures. It's from a summer vacation exploring old Swedish castles from the era of knights and damsels in distress. I have interpreted it somewhat to fit the photos, but I hope you can see that I've been inspired by the sketch.

The base layer is a 12x12 from the Prima script pad and the photos are matted on green cardstock. Up in the right corner I've matted some regular note paper that I have distressed with vintage photo. I have also stamped a paperartsy mini spill in two of the corners. Here can the family scribble some notes themselves. I used distress vintage photo and adirondack espresso to distress the edges and embossed embellishment.

Middle part from left:
The bingo brick is from a stamp by Teresa Collins Vintage finds which I stamped in archival ink coffee and olive. Next I dry embossed a piece of cardstock with Tim Holtz sizzix bricked texture fade. I ran a MFT banner across and added a MFT flourish. To the right of the picture I used another dry embossed piece of cardstock, same as the other. I used the the MFT label stax 1, the MFT vintage flourish and the MFT first place award ribbon.

My main embellishment is the smaller MFT decorative doily from the duo pack with the circle from the first place award ribbon - they fit perfectly! On the circle once again used stamps by Teresa Collins and I glued a button in the middle.
I had so much fun putting this LO together, at first I was worried where to start - but it's so much easier when you have a sketch:)

Challenges entered:
MFT sketch - MFTPL3
Simon says stamp challenge blog- anything goes

Thank you for visiting,
See you soon:)

1 comment:

  1. Great layout - thanks for sharing it with us at the Simon Says Stamp challenge this week!