Scrapbooking Global Blog Hop

This month the Scrapbooking Global Blog Hop has a theme challenge: Love & Marriage. My page definitely has a love theme, but not necessarily marriage, unless you count the note I made above the photo of how long hubby and I have been together. I used the Nature’s Poem Designer Series Paper because I thought the colors went well with the photo (I must say it looks better in person than in my pics below.) The Well Said Bundle, plus a couple more die sets, Rectangle Stitched Framelits and Swirly Scribbles Thinlits, added the accents. I always try to add some handwriting to my scrapbook pages, and I used a Tranquil Tide Stampin’ Write Marker for this one.

Scrapbooking Global Blog Hop

Here’s what I made:

The photo is of the two of us on a sailboat in Cabo this past January. I thought the colors of the paper and the wavy die cuts were perfect for the background. And the stitched edges of the sentiment reminded me of the sails. This was a great outing. We saw some humpback whales and they kept jumping out of the water and crashing back down, like they were putting on a show for us, for almost an hour. They made me completely forget that my back was killing me, although it was already much better at this point, after relaxing by the pool for several days prior. Pain shmain. Life is good. 

scrapbook page made by Candy Ford for the Global Scrapbooking Blog Hop, Love & Marriage theme, February 2019, using Share What You Love paper, Well Said stamp set, Well Written dies, Rectangle Stitched Framelits Dies, Swirly Scribbles Dies by Stampin' Up! stampin up #stampcandy

See what’s missing? I took this shot before I added the other Tranquil Tide die cut on the right side of the photo:scrapbook page made by Candy Ford for the Global Scrapbooking Blog Hop, Love & Marriage theme, February 2019, using Share What You Love paper, Well Said stamp set, Well Written dies, Rectangle Stitched Framelits Dies, Swirly Scribbles Dies by Stampin' Up! stampin up #stampcandy

Here’s what I did:

Stamped with the Well Said stamp set:

  • sentiment in Tranquid Tide ink onto a scrap of Whisper White card stock (CS)
  • the Stamparatus made it easy to line up the two stamps

Die cut using the Rectangle Stitched Framelits:

  • sentiment – The die was longer than I needed so I cut the sentiment close to the top, then again close to the bottom.

Die cut using the Well Written dies:

  • “love” from a scrap of the DSP

Die cut using the Swirly Scribbles Thinlits:

  • a scrap of Tranquil Tide card stock using the long wavy die, two pieces

Cut with my Stampin’ Trimmer:

  • Nature’s Poem Designer Series Paper (DSP) full 12″ x 12″ for the background
  • DSP cut to 9″ x 7″, to mat the 8″ x 6″ photo
  • one of the wavy die cuts vertically in half (2 pieces about 3″ wide each)
  • the other wavy die cut vertically to two pieces about 3/4″ wide each

Assembled the page:

  • photo adhered onto DSP mat using Snail adhesive
  • Tranquil Tide wavy die cuts glued onto the DSP background page, the 3″ pieces on the left and the 3/4″ pieces on the right.
  • DSP mat adhered onto the DSP background using Snail, covering the ends of the wavy die cuts
  • die cut word glued onto the die cut sentiment
  • sentiment adhered over other layers using Snail
  • notes handwritten onto the DSP mat using a Tranquil Tide marker

scrapbook page made by Candy Ford for the Global Scrapbooking Blog Hop, Love & Marriage theme, February 2019, using Share What You Love paper, Well Said stamp set, Well Written dies, Rectangle Stitched Framelits Dies, Swirly Scribbles Dies by Stampin' Up! stampin up #stampcandy

Here’s the hop:

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Scrapbooking Global Blog Hop

 

Here are today’s colors:

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Here’s what I used:

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