Hello and Welcome to our monthly Scrapbooking blog hop.
This group is an amazing group of scrappers who exclusively use Stampin' Up! products - which I think is fabulous!! Each month one of the design team members choose a challenge for us all.
This month the amazing Sharni has created a 'Four Seasons' challenge!! What a cool theme!!
I live in Queensland where we really don't experience 4 seasons - our gum trees are evergreens and look the same year round; we're not cold enough for snow (or even frost!!) and we really have 2 seasons - the dry (during winter) and wet (during summer). So I've focussed on the word Season and used photos from our favourite pastime - bush walking.
This beautiful sentiment and the stamped falling leaves are a sneak peek from a NEW stamp set coming in our Mini Catalogue which starts next month - called Welcoming Woods. I've cut it using our Ornate Frames dies and mounted it on some trimmed Paper Lattice. You can also see another sneak peek in the background - a strip of Cork specialty paper - doesn't it look awesome!!
I've paired the season sentiment with another gorgeous phrase from our Hostess Stamp Set - Better Places with the same die cut Ornate Frame and the Paper Lattice.
My main scrapping embellishment is the Inspiring Canopy dies with all the lovely trees - just like home.
Perhaps you've guessed that I'm a big fan of GREEN?? I've used almost (but not all) our Stampin' Up! greens. I've used: Evening Evergreen and Old Olive for the background pieces, Pear Pizzazz for the sentiments, and Granny Apple Green, Mossy Meadow and Garden Green for the leaves. That leaves only Shaded Spruce, Just Jade, Mint Macaron, Soft Succulent and Soft Sea Foam that I didn't use - sigh we are soooo blessed to have so many divine greens to choose!! Thankyou Stampin' Up!
|Up next on our hop this month is the amazing Marga.|
Make sure you keep hopping all the way around to see all the amazing work by everyone on this very creative and fun challenge!!
Here's the list of everyone in the hop for you in case you get lost along the way!!
|Which paper will you get while it's on special this month? Check them out here.|
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Oh wow your page is cool I love the row of trees and how nice is that cork paper???ReplyDelete
Love the trees and texture from the cork and lattice! It's a perfect page to celebrate nature.ReplyDelete
What a fun layout. I love how the photos go across the whole middle and added those gorgeous trees! I love everything about this layout. Thanks for sharing the back story. So fun to hear about the differences in climate "Down Under"!ReplyDelete
I love all the nature inspired elements found on your page. The tree die cuts really stand out. Thank you for sharing!ReplyDelete
Love this Julia - I love trees too - great to learn something about where you live xReplyDelete