Scrapbook Snow Day by Janine Blackwelder
This months theme is all about snow. I love snow just as much as any kid ever could and more. I couldn’t believe my eyes when I woke up on this January morning. My son was just as surprised as I was at the amount of snow we had received while we slept through the night. We knew it was coming but we had no idea how much we would actually get.
I created this two-page layout with photos from the winter snow storm of 2004. I’m working more with 8×8 then 12×12 these days. I altered a Blue 12×12 Mosaic page to create my layout then layered it onto the white 8×8 page from my album.
I love using the Mosaic Moments Grid Paper for color-blocking my layouts. I just modify a 12×12 page a bit to fit the 8×8 pages and they are fast and easy to put together. It also makes scanning pages a breeze because there is no stitching involved.
I used the NEW Clearly Calender stamp set to create the title and the Clearly Winter stamp set to create a border around the white 8×8 album page, and on the Lt. Grape paper tiles.
I then added a little bit of color to the Mr. Snow Cornerstone with scraps of paper behind his hat, a brown marker on his arm and a bit of glitter on his hat.
I make all of the Christmas cards I send each year. With so many papers to choose from you can make just about any theme card when you go through your stash. You only need a few scraps and before you know it you have just created a beautiful handmade card from the heart.
Here is an example of a quick and easy card I made using pattern paper scraps, paper tiles, Clearly Snow stamp set and a Snowflake Cornerstone. I stamped snowflakes with Versamark ink on the Lt. Aqua paper tiles then added a red square behind the snowflake cornerstone, mounted it on a slightly larger white square and embellished it with a rhinestone in the center then adhered it to the card front with pop dots. I also used my scallop scissors to create a border to ground the Cornerstone.
Supplies used: Mosaic Moments Snowflake Cornerstone and Clearly Winter stamps, Paper Tiles, McGill punches Retro Words, Keyhole Plates, scallop scissors, Versamark ink, Rhinestones, pop dots, Flurries & Frost pattern paper by Deja Views.