Hi everyone!! We're back with another edition of Saturday With ♥yours truly♥ and Come On Get Crafty!
I'm in denial. A little bit. How could we be in February already? Really? 2 out of 12 months almost done for 2014. Somebody stop the time! :D LOL. Kidding. I actually try to enjoy every single day. The keyword is try here. We all have bad days, I sure had a couple of them already this year. They say "Don't let a bad day make you feel like you have a bad life" - and they're absolutely right. Chin up and head to the scrap room. You will feel better! :)
First up is a mini layout of Pier39. My second favorite place in the city of San Francisco (first is The Golden Gate Bridge). :)
Yes, I said mini. This is a 6 x 8 layout. I have this idea of making a mini album with page protectors for all our SFO vacation photos. We'll see how that goes. If it doesn't happen, I will just stick this one in a 6 x 8 page protector and keep it in my normal 8.5 x 11 album.
The Dear Lizzy Polka Dot Party tag has some journaling on it, and is not attached to the page. You can pull the brad and Webster's Pages airplane paper clip (which are attached to each other) to bring the tag out.
If you ask me what is my favorite thing on this layout, my answer would be those Basic Grey Candy Buttons. Look how pretty they are! I also can't get enough of those Jenni Bowlin Tiny Trims Rub Ons. I suck at stamping in gold, so this is perfect for when I need some gold in my layouts!
Oh! Be still my heart! My baby girl, who still loves sleeping in my room when daddy is not around. I'll take what I can. They're growing up too fast!
I am loving all the colors against the while background here. This must be my favorite 'style' of all. I love the brights, so white background works great.
I cut the 'Right Here' card from Glitz Wild & Free Whatnots pack - and only used the 'HERE' part, backed up with a piece of patterned paper. Then I layered one of the Elle's Studio Penelope Frames with some vellum, scraps of patterned papers and printed vellum, added some Pink Paislee Cardstock Label Stickers and Basic Grey Candy Buttons because I can't seem to scrap without them. LOL.
I also took apart some of the Dear Lizzy Polka Dot Party toothpick hearts and attached them sans the toothpicks (you get two hearts from a toothpick! score!) I layered the date sticker from Webster's Pages New Year New You on top of another tag from Chictags, just because. I do a lot of just because embellishing, really. I love playing with what I have in hand.
Now I look at these two layouts and I see two sides of my creative 'style' (if you can call it that, I don't think I have a definite style, though). One linear and simple, another is messy, a little bit crooked and comes with a lot of ink splashes. I love them both!
How about you? What do you think your style is? Are you open to trying new things or are you pretty set in your way of doing things? I personally feel that there is no right or wrong. Do what you love, when you can, with whatever you have!
I'll see you soon!