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Thursday, 24 May 2012

Tidying up and making layouts

I had (please note past tense) loads of scrapbook magazines by the side of my bed. I decided I had to do some tidying up and so went through them all and tore out the layouts I wanted to scraplift and other bits and pieces that interested me. I got rid of about 10 magazines, which felt a bit awful at the time, but I am pleased I have done it now!

Anyway, in doing so, I did find several layouts to scraplift, and went ahead and did this layout based on one by Rachel Elliott a few years back.
I am taking Shimelle's Cover to Cover class, all about organising your albums and have decided that this will be a good layout as the first page in the album relating to my Mum's 70th birthday. I used a rub on from my stash on the little piece of card above the photos and this was my oldest stash on this layout - I got it when I first started scrapbooking and I had never opened the pack!

4 comments:

Alison said...

What a great LO..love that you used such old stash!
Alison xx

Sian said...

I have lots of scrapbooking magazines beside the bed too. The pile is threatening to topple! THis is a lovely page and I love to see rub-ons being used. I think they are due for a real come back - before every one we all own disintegrates completely

Maria Ontiveros said...

I'm tidying, organizing and scrapping myself this weekend!
Rinda

Gail said...

The layout looks great. Congrats on going through those magazines - I need to do that myself.