Times Like These

I created this layout for Scrappin' Sports stuff . If you haven't checked out the store lately, you should. Not only do they have sports related papers and embellishments, they stock all types of themed items for any occasion.

I love it when I can finally capture a great photo of my teenager. He makes it so difficult and usually turns away when I grab my camera. So I am thrilled it turned out so well and looks great as an oversized photo.

1. Use striped pattern paper as base of the layout
2. Mat oversized photo with green and black cardstock
3. Create a journaling block from black cardstock and white cardstock. Use a notebook
punch along the end of the black. Ink the edges of the white block and adhere to the
4. Select a number of cardstock elements and mat them on black cardstock
5. Select several clear elements and arrange them on the layout with the cardstock elements
6. Cut date from Cricut,Designer’s Calendar cartridge,in green and black
7. Adhere fabric tag as the title on the lower right corner of the photo
8. Machine stitch the largest element to the layout and machine stitch the upper ight corner of the photo

Cardstock: American Crafts, Prism
Pattern paper: LYB Generation Z Striped Metallic Composite Paper
Stickers: LYB Generaztion Z Favorite Pieces Cardstock Stickers
Clear shapes: LYB Generation Z Clear Cut Shapes
Punch: EKSuccess
Die Cuts: ProvoCraft Cricut Expression, Designer’s Calendar
Ink: Memories
Other: Machine stitching