Monday, December 6, 2010

So Happy Together *Gone Scrapbooking*

The photo is of my son Ben and his fiancé Astrid on the beach in San Francisco. Ben is much on my mind since he is experiencing so many exciting changes in his life right now, including graduating with his PhD this coming May, then getting married a week later and he was just hired as an Assistant Professor at the University of Missouri. It is all enough to make the mama very proud!

I always trace die-cut shapes onto cardstock and cut them out to use later as patterns, which is how I made the background for this layout. I then layered it on teal cardstock and cut around the edge with scallop edging scissors adding the white dots with a Signo gel pen to give it a more finished look.

Stop by Jackie's blog and gallery to see more of her terrific layouts!

Product list:

My Creative Scrapbook November Main Kit
- Brown sheer ribbon

Creative Memories
- Scalloped paper edgers

Fancy Pants - Happy Together
- Patterned paper
- Heart sticker
- Lace trim

Pink Paislee
- House of Three - Parisian Anthology Collection - Flower Darlings

- Tuscany Seaside flower

- White gel pen


Jackie is one of eight members of the Gone Scrapbooking Creative Team. Team members will be providing card-making and scrapbooking inspiration for readers of's National Scrapbook Column through July 2011.

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