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Scrapbooking, Tulips 2016


Happy Monday!  Here is my latest layout for the Memory Nest.  I'm so happy with how this page turned out.  I've made a lot of tulip pages over the years and it is interesting to try to come up with some new pages (and titles).  I tried a new wooden stamp on my layout.  I had done a bunch of practice stamps with it, but of course it didn't print well on the one time I needed it to print!


I had lots of ideas for this sketch, but I remembered I had this frame paper and decided it worked well with what I was planning to do. I kept the little photos all black and white, to keep it a little less busy.  It was a lot more cutting than I was expecting. 


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  1. I think this page is fabulous!!! I LOVE how you cut the frames on your background paper and inserted black and white photos!!!

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  2. I love how you used the frames and all the b&w photos with a pop of color! Such a sweet and pretty page.

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  3. I love how you used the frames and all the b&w photos with a pop of color! Such a sweet and pretty page.

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