Saturday, April 25, 2009

studio G Challenge Time SGC6 - Title Piece

On Paper Craft Planet Studio G Collectors group Marti challenged us to create title piece for a scrapbook layout of any size using our studio G stamps.

My husband had asked me a while ago to buy an album to store all the cards I have made for him. I bought an 8x8 scrapbook album in navy blue, his favorite color and placed all the cards one per page. The cards fit nicely in this 8x8 album. I needed to create a starting title page so I got inspired by this challenge to use my studio G stamps to help me create one.

This is my starting page:

The title piece for the scrapbook layout was created using Cricut Design Studio where I welded circles from the Cricut George cartridge and the word Cards from the Cricut Don Juan cartridge. I then used the Cricut to cut the additional circles to frame the images. The images were chosen from various studio G stamp sets to represent the usual four cards I make for him throughout the year - for valentines, for birthdays, for our anniversary and for christmas! :)

Here is a closer look at title piece for the scrapbook layout:

My husband is pretty happy with his album. I am also happy with how this came out, exactly how I hoped - you know how it goes, sometimes what is in your head somehow never materializes exactly as you had in mind. But so far I only have this title page done and need to go back and make background layout for the actual cards - I will keep it simple because they are quite a few now and more to come, so I want to do something to make it easily repeatable.

This was FUN project using my darling Cricut and my studio G stamps - two of my favorite and most noticeable addictions :) !

Thanks for stopping by, have a good weekend!

"Cards" title w/circles - Cricut Don Juan Cartridge, Cricut George Cartridge and Cricut Design Studio
"XO" - - studio G Series 29
candles - studio G 2007 set
"sealed with a kiss" - studio G 2007 set
"Together Forever" - studio G Series 29
christmas tree - studio G 2006 set
EK corner punch
Paper Wishes Spring Dots set PP, DCWV texture paper
Momento Black Tuxedo ink

Momento Lady Bug ink
Colorbox Chalk Ice Blue ink (for highlighting image)

atyouSpica for added glitter


shelly said...

hi carol
i have always loved your cards, in fact when i was a newbie on the cricut mb i scraplifted a mothers day card from you :) thank you again for that :)
i really like this album idea.. i always make cards for my sweetie (i too am so addicted to my cricut!) this is a really cute project idea. i like your design glad it turned out just like you wanted :)

toners said...

What a super idea! TFS this with us! :)

Tammy said...

Wow! How have I missed your blog? I love this page, and everything else I've seen here.

Jen said...

Carol, great job on this!!! Love it... hugs, Jen

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