Friday, July 22, 2011

Inspiration from The Closet. . . .

Just not my closet! For my project this week, I decided to go a little different route with the clothing inspiration and use an article of clothing in the pictures I wanted to scrap as inspiration for my page.



I wanted to scrap my son's 4 year old portraits and so I took the shirt that he was wearing and scanned it on my scanner, printing out my own designer paper to use on my layout. This saved me a ton of time searching through my stash looking for just the right colors to match the pictures-- the paper was already perfect!



For other papers I did stick to the main colors in the plaid print and also added some buttons that look just like the ones on his shirt.


Supplies used:

Bo Bunny Double Dot cardstock
My Mind's Eye Fine & Dandy True Blue papers (orange)
Bo Bunny Ad Lib papers (Green lined and banner circles)
Tim Holtz Distress Ink-- Faded Jeans
Miscellaneous buttons
Divine Twine Grey
Metal Charm
Glue Dots

I hope you will all take the Inspiration from Your Closet Challenge and show us what you come up with . Enter your project in our current Beary Sweet Challenge by July 31 11:59 EST for you chance to win!

4 comments:

Jill said...

This is just a gougeous lo! I love that you turned the shirt into a dp, brilliant idea!
Your boy is really cute also :)
Great use of the twine
Hugs, Jill

Aly's mom said...

Jamie, you never cease to amaze me with your ideas! Scanning in the shirt was an incredible one that never would have occurred to me. Love it! Thanks again for the inspiration and sharing your awesome layout!

Jamie said...

Thanks ladies, you are so sweet! Your comments made my day! :):)Jamie

Patricia said...

Jamie this is so cute and what a handsome little man.
~Patricia

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