10 Amazing Pages from Our Readers
The number of truly amazing pages we received for our "Amazing Pages" call in the April 2009 issue of Creating Keepsakes was overwhelming. We showcased 10 of them in the October 2009 issue of Creating Keepsakes, but we wanted to share even more fabulous pages with you here online. There's even a free journaling spot download created by Pam Callaghan, whose page is highlighted in this online article. We're sure you'll be as inspired by the pages below as we were. Enjoy!
Beautiful Tulips by Annabelle Omalley. Supplies Cardstock: Bazzill Basics Paper and KI Memories; Patterned paper: Autumn Leaves, Collage Press, Making Memories and Scenic Route; Die cuts: Making Memories; Chipboard: American Crafts and Autumn Leaves; Ribbon: May Arts; Transparency: Hambly Screen Prints; Tag: 7gypsies; Rub-ons: American Crafts; Twine: Pepperell; Buttons: BasicGrey; Rhinestones: Kaisercraft; Adhesive: Beacon and Zva Creative.
Ribbon Technique: For a decorative border pleat made from ribbon, adhere the trim to your page first with adhesive dots to keep it from moving and then secure it with staples.
Seaside Treasures by Annette Pixley. Supplies Patterned paper: Chatterbox (aqua), Crate Paper (black) and Little Yellow Bicycle (newsprint); Chipboard: Chatterbox (printed heart), Colorbök (photo corner), Maya Road (blue heart) and Scenic Route (circle); Stickers: American Crafts and Pink Paislee; Die cuts: Bazzill Basics Paper (black swirl) and Luxe Designs (journaling box); Pen: American Crafts; Adhesive: 3M.
Technique Tip: For added texture on your layout, rough up the edges of the page with a pair of scissors and raise some of your embellishments with dimensional adhesive.
Hero Boy Adventures by Charity Hassel. Supplies Cardstock: Bazzill Basics Paper; Patterned paper: Bella Blvd, Doodlebug Design, Making Memories and Sassafras; Letter stickers: Heidi Swapp for Advantus and Making Memories.
Design Technique: To create a grid that mimics a comic strip, simply trace squares onto white paper. Then cut out your subjects from photos and patterned paper and add the pieces to the white squares.
more amazing reader pages on page 2
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