Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Scrap the Boys July Challenge

... has been up over at Scrap the Boys for a few weeks now but I am only just getting around to sharing my take on this month's challenge. This month's challenge was just that - a real challenge - to scrap SCHOOL PHOTOS.  Every year I order every single style of  photo available, telling myself that I WILL scrap them and every year they remain in the envelope they arrived in. I am hoping that this month's challenge is the catalyst that gets me motivated to scrap all of the rest of those school photos. I decided to use Lachlan's photo from 2011. I am happy with the general design of the layout so I am thinking I might repeat it for Mitchell's school photo too.
A close-up of some of the embellishments - a definitions badge from The Greatest View (love their stuff), The Twinery twine, a little apple from A Lil' Something and of course, products from my favourite scrap company October Afternoon. I recently scored a vintage typewriter from a colleague at work and despite the fact that it spent most of December 2010/January 2011 submerged in flood waters, all it needed was a new ribbon and a little bit of a TLC to get it going.  I have been wanting an old typewriter for so long and I can't wait to use it again on my layouts.
I am hoping that seeing the completed layout on the WWW, I might finally get around to scrapping more of those dreaded school pics ;)
I hope that you are all managing to get some creative time somewhere in your life.
Take care.
S xoxoxoxo


donna said...

and you rocked it too hun! At least that uniform makes it fairly easy.. you wait until you get those awful maroon ones soon LOL
We must make a date for another scrap day soon
D xx

Jeanenne said...

Love the misting and the distressed edges. Thanks for playing along at Scrap the Boys!