A quick and simple scrapbook layout using My Minds Eye Antique Floral papers. 


Royal Umpire Scrapbook Layout with My Minds Eye - Materials
Royal Umpire Scrapbook Layout with My Minds Eye – Materials

Designer Papers

I’m a big fan of the Antique Floral paper stack form My Mind’s Eye. It contains an incredible 180 sheets of designer paper. The patterns are mostly quite small scale which I personably really like, there’s a few larger scale designs like the one I’ve used for the main page on this scrapbook layout. Mostly I prefer the smaller scale designs are I feel like they let the focal images take centre stage.

MME Antique Florals Paper
MME Antique Florals Paper

Distress inks add such a lovely distressed effect to the edges of paper panels. I use a blending tool to sweep the ink onto the edges of the designer papers. It really makes them pop against the plainer background.

On this scrapbook layout I’ve used the Peeled Paint shade of Distress Ink by Tim Holtz.

Ranger Distress Ink Pad 3in X 3in By Tim Holtz | Peeled Paint
Peeled Paint

Scrapbook Page Title

I’m using some new alphabet stickers that I bought form the pound shop. I chose a silver set because I can colour the individual letters with my ProMarkers so that they co-ordinate perfectly with my layout’s colour scheme.

Royal Umpire Scrapbook Layout with My Minds Eye - Page Title
Royal Umpire Scrapbook Layout with My Minds Eye – Page Title

Embellishments

I’ve added a few co-ordinating embellishments from my stash. I wanted to draw attention to the photo of my much missed dog, Suzie. So I put a couple of little leaves around her picture and a little green wooden butterfly in the other corner.

Royal Umpire Scrapbook Layout with My Minds Eye - Embellishments
Royal Umpire Scrapbook Layout with My Minds Eye – Embellishments

Accents

I followed the sketch pretty accurately and made some little pennants from leftover scraps of the My Minds Eye papers. I usually cut my p0ennants using a craft knife and ruler but this time I decided to cut them by hand to give them a bit more of a “shabby” look.

Royal Umpire Scrapbook Layout with My Minds Eye - Accents
Royal Umpire Scrapbook Layout with My Minds Eye – Accents

Products I’ve Used

Most of the products I’ve used on this layout have long since been discontinued. But I’ll include the images I have for them.

MME Antique Florals Paper
MME Antique Florals Paper
Docrafts X-Large Nesting Dies, Circle
X-Large Nesting Dies Circle
Ranger Distress Ink Pad 3in X 3in By Tim Holtz | Peeled Paint
Peeled Paint

Scrapbooking Challenges I’m Entering

Here’s the sketch I’ve followed from Sketches in Thyme

Scrapbook Sketch #493
Sketch #493

I do hope you have enjoyed having a peak at my latest scrapbooking layout.

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Royal Umpire Scrapbook Layout with My Minds Eye
Royal Umpire Scrapbook Layout with My Minds Eye

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Royal Umpire Scrapbook Layout with My Minds Eye - Pinterest Pin
Royal Umpire Scrapbook Layout with My Minds Eye – Pinterest Pin

A Little Bit About Me . . .

Thank you so much for stopping by my corner little of the interweb. I’m Bridie, mum to two small humans, full time homemaker and full time craftaholic – which totally explains why I’m always short on time!

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