Saturday, 9 May 2015

Thomas and Friends

This is another challenge from our Facebook group for National Scrapbooking Day; our second one was set by Jennifer Grace and she gave us a sketch with a mixture of photo orientations.

I deliberately try to avoid this clash of orientations when I'm taking photos, and I had to go back to 1999 to find a pair that would fit the sketch. They're from a 'Thomas the Tank Engine' day at the Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Railway. We took my son and my nephew there when they were toddlers. Unfortunately the two photos that I do have are of the engines, not the boys.



While I have been concentrating on the Facebook NSD challenges, I have borne others in mind while I worked, and I've managed to incorporate the criteria for Stash Challenge #26 at Scrap Our Stash. This month we need to create a page with stash items for each letter of the word EMBOSS. My items are: Enamel dots, paper from My Mind's Eye (yellow stripes), Blue background, Orange (punched circle), Stitching and the word Smile.

Supplies
Paper - My Mind's Eye Lost & Found 3, MME Now & Then, Chickaniddy Crafts Scrumptious, plus Scraps
Enamel Dots - Teresa Collins, Doodlebug
Thread - DMC
Ink - Docrafts

Tools
Big Shot & Sizzix Wallflower Alphabet Dies
Fiskars Circle Template
Woodware Scalloped Circle Punch
Woodware Tag Punch


7 comments:

  1. Great page and take on the stash challenge! Thank you for linking up with Scrap Our Stash!

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  2. Well done! I remember going to see Thomas when my now teenager was about 4. Good times! Thanks for joining us at Scrap Our Stash!!

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  3. Wonderful page and take on the stash challenge! thanks for joining us at Scrap Our Stash!

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  4. great stitching (very uniform!) Love all the mix of different papers and lots of journaling! (Kate-SOS)

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  5. This is super pretty - love the stitching! Thanks for playing along with us at Scrap Our Stash!

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  6. Great layout! Love your choice of papers and embellishments! Hugs, Karen
    http://purr-fectmemories.blogspot.com/

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  7. Wonderful take on the challenge. Thank you for joining us at Scrap Our Stash.

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