For the first time in I don’t know how long, I actually created a scrapbook page without copying a sketch or a sample of someone else’s. All because I got my hands on the new diagonal score plate for my Simply Scored and wanted to play with it! I had a ton of scrapbooking ideas with the diagonal score lines but after realizing how little time I had this week, I opted for the simple approach… diagonal scoring as an accent piece of cardstock.
I loved how easy it was to make embossed diagonal score lines at the spacing I wanted… I didn’t have to be constrained by the size of an embossing folder or the predefined spacing of a folder or texture plate. Sure, I’ll use my diagonal score plate to make envelopes too… but hey, I needed to get a scrapbook page done! 🙂
I grabbed my photo and a scrap piece of Crumb Cake cardstock and started scoring away. Because the diagonal plate sits into my Simply Scored board, it was pretty painless to get through. Then I just started layering other textured pieces to my layout to add some color and fun throughout the page.
I thought the piece of Well Worn designer paper went great with the colors in the photo and then I trimmed the designer paper with strips of the 1/8” Early Espresso taffeta ribbon. I added some retired corduroy brads to the top of my scored strip, and for the last bit of fun, I stamped my title using the Letter It stamp set. I did some heat embossing with clear embossing powder for some height and shine.
So, if you just ignore my distracted, and thus wonky, journalling; I think it is a quick page that lets the photo to the talking! Switch out the designer paper and cardstock colors and you could have a totally different feel to your page!
Family Scrapbook Page Recipe:
Stamps: Letter It, Vintage Vogue
Ink: Not Quite Navy classic, Whisper White craft
Paper: Well Worn designer paper, Not Quite Navy cardstock, Chocolate Chip cardstock, Crumb Cake CS, Ridinghood Red CS
Accessories: Simply Scored, Diagonal Plate for Simply Scored, Early Espresso 1/8” ribbon, Corduroy brads, Stamp-a-ma-jig, Dotted Scallop Ribbon punch, Paper Piercer, Heat Gun, Clear embossing powder, Stampin’ Dimensionals