Wednesday, 18 February 2015

My first scrapbook page!

 

Just wanted to share my first ever scrapbook page with you - made at the weekend. I have happily attended crops locally for a few months now where everyone has been scrapping except for me and I finally succumbed to the pressure! 
I decided the best start point for me was plain white paper - I added tissue tape, texture paste through a stencil and some remnant rubs. I then got out various paints and just started playing.



I knew which photo I was using so took my colours from there. I added some die cuts (including scribbles and splats) and stamped some text.
I decided to tear all my edges and mount on some more card. I found the 12x12 pink sheet but needed to tone it down a bit so brayered some chalk paint on top.




The photo is of me, my sister and nieces taken on Christmas Day.

I would like to enter the following:

Our Creative Corner - Tic Tac Toe (Stencils, stamps, paint)

Thanks for visiting today.
Nikki
xxx


23 comments:

  1. Ah this is really lovely Nikki,super sweet photo too. Love the pink paint,really pretty shade ;)
    Big hugs
    Donna xxx

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  2. I'm impressed that this is your first layout, Nikki, well done! You evidently have been absorbing lots of ideas at all those crops! This works beautifully for our "Add a little Texture" challenge at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday blog!

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  3. This is absolutely beautiful a stupendous LO the colours, embellishments enhance the picture to perfection, thank you for sharing this with us at CRAFTY CARDMAKERS
    hugs
    lorraine x

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  4. Honestly? I would never have guessed that this was a first Nikki, it is really, really beautiful. I love the splat and hearts embellishments and the beautifully ripped edges on the layout. Gorgeous picture too! Anne xx

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  5. Fabulous page, wonderful details and base textures, look forward to seeing more.
    Yvonne xx
    p.s. thank you for joining is at ATP exchange.

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  6. Very pretty scrapbook page Nikki! Love the colors and texture! It is great for the first scrapbook page. :)

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  7. What a fantastic first start to scrapbooking, your have covered all the techniques of a masterclass scrapper.

    Hugs Eliza

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  8. So sweet page, Nikki. Love the texture and the image, Sure you must do more pages.
    Hugs xx

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  9. Stunning page Nikki and the first of many I hope.

    Love Chrissie xx

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  10. Gorgeous Nikki! I just adore all the pink, it's such a perfect fit for the photo with the pink flowers on the dress! Love your texture and those fun hearts! Wonderful layout! hugs :)

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  11. its a stunning page nikki - absolutely beautiful. i bet it feels good to have done it your way! hugs rachel xx

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  12. Your first page? I hope you keep going!! I admire this style of scrapping so much: grungy, beautiful and full of mixed media delight.
    Thanks so much for joining us at ATP Exchange for this challenge. Juliax

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  13. Your scrap page suits your photo beautifully Nikki. Hope to see more.
    Julie x

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  14. Fabulous page Nikki ! Love the scribbly hearts and the splat ! Thanks for joining us at ATP Exchange. Sue C x

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  15. Hello Nikki,
    Great page, I think you have designed it wonderfully....not too busy that it takes away from your gorgeous photo.
    Smiles:)
    Sue

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  16. That is a fantastic page Nikki !!

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  17. Me again! Still loving this scrap page - almost tempted myself! This time: thanks for joining my tic tac toe challenge at Our Creative Corner. Juliaxx

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  18. And let's hope there are many more. Super girly and absolutely beautiful. Jenny x

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  19. So pretty! Thanks for joining us at the Take It Make It Challenge.

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  20. Such a pretty page - letting the photo take centre stage. I love those squiggly hearts - may have to rethink my "not needing" those dies!
    Alison xx

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  21. Congratulations on your first scrapbook page ..... it's gorgeous! Love the colours. Thanks for joining in with the TIMI challenge ..... good luck! Linda xx

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  22. Wow love this page! Are you tempted to buy a scrapbook album? It's addictive. Jan x

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