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Scrapbooking, Building Towers With Daddy

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I'm excited to share my first layout for The Memory Nest as a design Team Member!  It was lots of fun to make.  I used white cardstock as my base, which I rarely do.  I have so many fun papers that I often forget how refreshing a white background can be.
 
July 16 Challenge
 
The challenge is to use the above layout and the earthy colors.  While blues and greens are colors I love to use, brown isn't.  I actually really dislike brown.  I blame it on growing up in a very brown house.  Brown furniture, brown carpet, brown paneling, and anything else you can think of that could be brown is brown in my parents house.  I had to dig and dig in my stash to find a few brown items!
 
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As you can see, my page is very interactive.  The journaling card has a photo on one side that I wanted to use and the date on the more crazy colored side.  Also, the lower right lifts up to show the tower falling down and a removable journaling card.

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  1. Love your pages and all the added touches. Great use of brown even though you aren't very found of it. Love that you have a second page.

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  2. I'm glad that you used white for your background it really makes the other colors shine.

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