Thursday, February 24, 2011

the Coast is Sunny





Apparently getting a sunny day on the northern California coast is a matter of luck.  We were certainly lucky last September.



I've been watching Nichol Magourik's videos each week on Two Peas in a Bucket's YouTube channel.  She is doing a scrapbook page from "Start to Finish."   My two page layout is based on one of her layouts.  I just love the half circles for anchoring the title. They really made this one.  I also took the vertical border from another of her videos.  A band of photos really keeps the focus on these shots of our bright and sunny day at the beach with our friend, Susan (shown on the left).  I just loved the expression on Lenny's face when he tried wading in the Pacific.  I knew that water would be cold so I just walked through the course sand and explored a little.

As I mentioned yesterday, I seemed to be hooked on spritzing.  After cutting the 'sunny' title on the Cricut in cardstock, it looked a bit dull compared to those glitzy Thickers, so I spritzed the letters with iridescent gold Angel's glimmer mist.

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Ingredients:  DSP:  Delicate Dots by Stampin' Up!
Cardstock:  Bashful Blue, So Saffron
Buttons:  various sources including Delight by Fancy Pants
Stickers:  October Afternoon
Fonts:  Blackjack and Royal Acid from dafont.com

7 comments:

  1. very cute 2 pager! i so love nichol's video series. she is such an awesome scrapper!

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  2. Love the colors and sunny feel of your layout.

    It makes me wish for sunny skies and warmer days. I can almost smell the ocean.

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  3. I love your color choice for this. Your layout makes me want to head straight for the beach this afternoon!

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  4. I love your page!! So fun!!

    Also an little FF - I live in Santa Rosa :) Our beaches can be stubborn and not give us sunny days but when we have them it's GORGEOUS!!

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  5. Love your sunny layout and fun lettering. I've also been enjoying Nichol's videos.

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  6. I love your color combo,your selection of PP's, and how you put your cool title together! Nice LO!

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  7. Such a fun layout. It makes me want summer even more so.
    6.50 for a sticky bun?!?!?! They must be good :)

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