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Friday, February 18, 2011

Solid Color Paper Challenge Disney Style


Today's challenge at Frosted Designs is to use only solid colored paper.  The easiest layout for me to create was a Disney layout!

I saw a similar layout and adapted it.  I used Mickey Font for the words and Mickey head.  I used George for the stars.

I used my Gypsy to lay the letters out the way I wanted them, then used the negative piece as a template to glue the letters down.


This was one of the very first tricks I learned with my Gypsy and I use it all the time!

I used an acrylic stamp to create a tag for journalin.  I positioned the stamp on the paper so the top of the tag image was not on my tag. 
Since the plain paper needed a little something, I grabbed my ribbon stash and buttons!

I also needed to put extra pictures on this layout, so I made a flip up (self-coined term).  I take cardstock twice as long as the photos, fold it in half like a card, glue it to the page and cover the remaining 3 sides with photos or journaling.  I put a little ribbon tab on one corner for easy lifting.

I glued only the sides and bottom of the red paper on the bottom of the page to make a pocket.  This way I can add additional pictures, maps and other memorabilia.  I have 4 trips in the last 4 years to scrapbook and I am a picture taker!!!
Here is my finished layout (minus the photos) once again. I added some buttons and ribbon to break up the solid colors. 

Join us at Frosted Designs with your own projects using solid colored paper!!

9 comments:

Melissa said...

Oh Lori I absolutely love this! Bet you didn't see that one coming...me loving a Disney LO! lol

Have a great weekend!

Shawn Mosch said...

LOVE IT!!!

CraftyGirl said...

You rocked this challenge girly! And I love your new trick you shared with us... I am going to have to try it!
barb :)

Diana said...

Like Barb said You Rocked the Challenge!!!! I love the great design. and the tutorial is great.

Lezlye said...

Very Cute! WHo can resist Disney!

Debbie said...

Great Disney layout! Love the pockets!!

thatgirl48316 said...

wondering what the "trick" was with your Gypsy??
thatgirl48316(at)wowway(dot)com

Laura said...

I hope you dont mind but I am so scraplifting this... My sister and her children and Em and I are going to Florida in April and i will have to make double layouts for the two of us so you just made my job twice as easy..Thanks Lori...
lauraleed48@live.ca

Kerry--Momma K said...

Awesome layout. I have a blog award for you. Stop by my blog to get the info.
Kerry

http://mommakcrafts.blogspot.com