27/05/2018

Everyday - Prima Marketing


Hi there! How's your weekend been? Sunny and sweet, I hope! Here's a layout I did for Prima some time ago to a video tutorial day. You can see the original post here (link). And now that I'm adding links here - there's still a change to get a short time free trial to Mixed Up Magazine! Please follow this link (link) to the site to learn more! 


The idea behind this layout was to document the everyday, something so non-glamorous as brushing teeth. Usually I scrapbook occasions and mile stones like first bike ride, holiday or birthday or something equivalent. But like the title of the page goes – it’s the everyday that counts.

For an everyday theme I chose to go with a jean blue color scheme and tried to add time reflecting elements to the page. I used a clock stamp, calendar sticker and use canvas alpha to write weekdays to the background as design element. If you want to see how I created the page, please see the video below. I also gathered a couple of tips if you are new to scrapbooking.


Tip 1: Let the color rule. A fool proof way to make the layout look cohesive is to use a color scheme throughout the page. Use the color scheme to pick the papers, embellishments and maybe even the photo, too. You can mix different collections and elements but everything will go together, ruled by the color.


Tip 2: Something under, something on top. To tie the photo to the page easily, add something on top of the photo and something under. And that doesn’t always have to be anything grand, a paperclip or two will do the trick wonderfully!


Tip 3: Clip it to fit it. Out of alphas? I always run out of Es. Bring in the scissors or use your imagination! Usually you can change a letter to another with some cuts or just by flipping it around – like a 3 for an E.


Tip 4: Use your handwriting. No one writes like you do. Your handwriting is unique and a part of you. You may not like the way your handwriting looks now, but you’ll cherish those pages later as it makes the pages more personal. If you don’t want to show your handwriting, use a tag or journal to the back of the page.

Thank you for stopping by today! Wishing you a great start to the new week! 


Materials: 

848262 – Amelie Rose Dotty 12x12 
994181 – Santorini 8x8 Pad 
994198 – Santorini 3x4 Journaling Cards 
992729 – St. Tropez 6x6 Pad 
595517 – Zella Teal Chipboard 
595562 – Zella Teal Rubber Shapes 
595555 – Zella Teal Puffy Stickers 
597733 – Havana Decorative Tapes 
593599 – MPP Stickers Travel
961466 – Clear Gesso 
589318 – Color Philosophy ink Midnight Blue 
586781 – Color Philosophy permanent ink Chat Noir 
573898 – Color Bloom Cobalt Mist 
562854 – Uppercase Canvas Alphabet Stickers Engraver 
562939 – Canvas Alphabet Stickers Engraver 
961268 – Honeycomb stencil 
961893 – Messy stamp 
992330 – Wild and Free cling stamps 
570453 – IOD Sugar Dots




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