Tuesday, July 10, 2018

First Job with Louise!

Greetings, Louise here to host the blog today!  I hope you are all enjoying your summer! I decided to play along with this month's challenge to use red, white, and blue. You can find all the details of the challenge here.


I am very proud that my teenage son is working this summer; he has 2 part-time jobs and earns his own spending money. Since one of his jobs has a red, white, and blue uniform, I decided to use these colors in a scrapbook layout about this milestone.  I didn't want to embarrass him by taking photos of him at work so I took these photos outside our house in his uniforms.
  • All of the papers on this page come from the Secret Garden Paper Pack. This collection has bright colors and features floral, chevron, and striped prints. Since this is a masculine page, I used the chevrons and stripes. 
  • The blue embellishments are from the Farmhouse collection.
  • The horizontal stripes were cut from the Secret Garden 103 paper and reassembled in the color combination that I wanted. I used the solid red from the reverse side of that paper for the top half of my page. 
  • I wanted to make sure my whites matched, so I die-cut the circle from middle of the Secret Garden 101 paper. I was still able to use the reverse side of the paper for the background (blue chevrons) such that the missing circle doesn't show. 
  • The title is die cut from the the blue section of the Secret Garden 105 paper. I fussy cut chevrons from the reverse side of this paper to create a design across the page.
  • To finish the page, I added pennants and stars cut from the scraps. 


The edges of all the papers are inked with PowderPuff Chalk Ink in Deep Sea or Lipstick.

Quick Quotes Products:
Secret Garden Paper Pack
Farmhouse Strip
Farmhouse 500
PowderPuff Chalk Ink: Deep Sea and Lipstick

Other Products:
Metal Dies by Spellbinders, Pink and Main and Quickutz
Star Punch by Creative Memories

Thanks for stopping by!
~Louise

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