Monday, December 1, 2014

Snow Bunnies

Happy December, scrapbookers!  Today I bring you new inspiration from Child's Play Challenges

Supplies: cardstock & scalloped paper from American Crafts; bokeh paper from Imaginisce; crackle paper from KaiserCraft; phrase stickers & dark blue paper from Bo Bunny; upcycled plastic packaging, alphabet stickers, & lined paper confetti from October Afternoon; flair badges & all other paper from Lawn Fawn; gingham ribbon from ReStyle; pom pom ribbon from Scrapbook Fantasies; rhinestones from Dee's Place; pen from Foray; sequins & snowflake confetti from my stash.  

This month we invite you to create a page inspired by the poster for the movie The Polar Express.  For my design team sample, I took my cues from the falling snow depicted on the poster.

In addition to scrapbooking photos from a snowy day on Lake Superior, I also created a shaker box page accent with falling "snow" inside.

The shaker box started life as a scrap from a sheet of cut-apart cards and the empty packaging from a used-up set of enamel shapes.  

To create the shaker box, I first removed the branding card from its plastic sleeve and used it as a template to cut the snow bunny card to size.  After placing the snow bunny card inside the plastic sleeve, I poured in a selection of sequins and confetti.  Like falling snow, these sequins and confetti can move about freely inside the plastic sleeve when the page is tilted and turned.  

I'd love to see your interpretation of this Polar Express challenge.  If you decide to play along, you can link up your layout in the sidebar of the Child's Play blog.


Heather McMahon said...

This is wonderful! I would never have thought of the snow shaker box. I like the idea that it's a bit like a snow dome!

Carol L said...

THis is the first time I've seen a shaker box on a layout, and I have to admit, I really like the idea! Well done!

Diane said...

Very cute scrap page Denise, the ice floats make a fun picture and love the shaker box detail.

Hugs Diane

Bleubeard and Elizabeth said...

This is wonderful and a great use of the prompt. The shaker box is perfect, and I'm all about recycling, too. Besides that, I'm big on interactive art. It's fun when people see something they can interact with, whether it's a scrapbook page or in an altered book. Yours is fun, especially with the little snow bunnies and tour fabulous icy photos.

Patricia said...

a very good idee...

Mary Jo Rhoda said...

Great page!
Love your interpretation!
I think I saw this either on their blog or FB page?
Anyway, I think it's a great prompt :)

Tracey Sabella said...

Such a fabulous LO and amazing photos!! I love how you upcycle!! ~ Blessings, Tracey

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