Featuring the Dockside Grid paper collection and the Action Die Set
Covered Bridges of Ashtabula County
Taking the Action Die Set on the Road
I’ll only be using the 1×3 strip chevron die from the Action Die Set to work for my road trip photos.
I chose a multitude of patterns from the Pattern Gallery that I could use the 1×3 dies. Next I considered what other elements I might want to use and whittled the collection down to five sets and then to two. It was really hard deciding between the two.
This was to be my fall foliage road trip in search of great pictures of the turning leaves to use this year’s layouts. However, the peak color was off and I was only getting a few shots to use. Rain in the coming weeks kept what I have to work with at a minimum. However there were many other gems to capture to make several layouts.
I really enjoyed this trip and seeing many of the bridges in so many different settings. There are 19 bridges on the tour and my path crossed with about half of them. A little bit of the past preserved as a reminder of days gone by, what better topic for a scrapbook page?
In the end, it was what I wanted to add, journaling, title, and the amount of photos that decide the pattern pair I chose.
I’ve picked Patterns #342 and #343 but I’ve reversed the order from my first arraignment to work better with the photos I’ve selected.
Because the subject involves travel it just took a little figuring how to incorporate the featured dies. This time I’ve chosen to take only the smaller chevron style 1×3 die for the layout. Black and yellow cardstock is used to create a few road sign style blocks.
Each of the bridges has been labeled with the barn name on ¼” black cardstock with white gel pen.
For my title blocks I’ve used two other dies, one from Lawn Fawn and the other from Simon Says Stamp! One gives me a section of road that I’ve cut into two pieces and the other I’ve just used the letters. I added a bit of journaling to fill the second block.
I like the rustic look of the Crackle Paint Grid Paper from the new Dockside collection as a backdrop for this group of covered bridges and I’m sure it’ll be great with all your fall photos. There are many ways to incorporate the Action Die Set…show us what you did!