Monday, February 2, 2015

Party Time!

I have a Christmas page to share today.  I know that Christmas was a while ago, but I thought I might not be the only person who is still scrapping holiday photos.  Plus, even though my subject matter may not be up-to-the-minute, my inspiration is.  I love all the new party-themed scrapbooking supplies that debuted at CHA 2015 last month.  But being me, I decided to go the "green" route and decorate my page with actual party supplies instead of purchased scrapbook embellishments.

Supplies: patterned paper from Little Yellow Bicycle, cardstock from Neenah Paper; ink from Clearsnap; pen from Zig; reused Christmas wrapping supplies.

Side note: yes, my son is wearing shorts in that Christmas photo.  He always wants to wear shorts at home, even in the dead of winter.  I think it's because he's so active, he never seems to get cold.  We do make him dress warmly when we go out of the house, though.  Anyway, back to the scrapbook page.



As much as possible, I try to save and reuse gift wrap. That includes these green paper shreds, which were used as packing material in a gift that I received.  Most of them went into my gift wrap box, to be used again next Christmas.  However, I did set aside a few shreds to use in scrapbooking, and they made their way onto this page.



I also try to save gift bows to use again.  Instead of reusing this one to adorn a gift, though, I placed it on my page.  It makes a fun dimensional embellishment, and it squishes down well to fit in my album (as this photo shows).

Are you excited about the "party trend" in scrapbooking supplies?  I think these supplies are cute, and I'm sure you'll see me using them again sometime soon.

10 comments:

Liz said...

What a great idea to reuse Christmas wrappings. Lovely scrapbooking page. xx

Ann Dolina said...

So simple and sweet. You always manage to get good photos of each of you - impressive!

IrinaR (Irina Rakovets) said...


Beautiful memorial page, Denise!
but surprisingly quiet, is not typical for for you)))

Denise Price said...

^ Yes, this page is quite Clean & Simple. But my next one will be a busier, mixed media page. (I've already written the post, and I'll probably publish it toward the end of this week or the beginning of next week.) Variety is the spice of life. :)

Patricia said...

a very beautiful Christmas layout...

Samantha Wright said...

Great page I also have Xmas layouts I'll b catching up on soon.

Kristin said...

GREAT idea! I save pretty ribbons and such too, but have not thought of actually including them on a scrap or journal page. Thanks for the inspiration, your page is perfect! xoxo

Diane said...

Wonderful layout Denise, fun pictures and great way to use holiday wrapping.

Hugs Diane

Aline Fonseca said...

Hello, Denise!
Thanks, dear!
Love your Xmas page, so sweet!
XO

Kim said...

Cute layout! I love to save little things to add to my layouts as well!