Thursday, February 17, 2022

Happy Birthday Scrapbooking Blog Hop!

Hello and Welcome to another brilliant blog hop sharing some amazing Scrapbooking inspiration.

We have a monthly hop, so if you love scrapping and need to get the creative juices flowing, make sure you check in every month to see the latest!!  

The theme this month is Happy Birthday which is super fun AND chosen by me this month as it was my own birthday recently!!  

My page is about ME!!  And it was inspired by the flowers given to me by our children AND it's a very Julia page full of vintage and shabby chic details - I love this style but don't do it very often as I'm not very confident.  Some of the other design team members of this group are BRILLIANT with vintage and they inspire me every month!!  And I was equally inspired by an amazing card made by Lezards de Cilou here

I've used Ranunculus Romance, Quiet Meadow and the Calming Camellia stamp sets.  My colours are Crumb Cake, Balmy Blue and Petal Pink.  

I've used lots of different dies - Tailor Made Tags, Ornate Frames, Bloom Dies, Ranunculus Dies, Painted Labels Dies.  All of them were sponged using blending brushes and either Soft Suede, Crumb Cake or Balmy Blue.  

I love all the ephemera stamping from all of these stamp sets.  My background was also created by tearing some Vanilla cardstock and also a sheet of the Printed Vellum.

I've used some of the lovely cotton ribbon combo pack which worked well with my Petal Pink coloured flowers.  I used Petal Pink, and Pale Papaya Stampin' Blends.  

My main feature embellishment is the Calming Camellia which I've coloured, fussy cut some layers, and then added highlights using a blender pen and white craft ink.  Under the flower peeking out is some Supple Shimmer die cut fronds from the Ranunculus dies.

I love how my page has turned out as much as I loved my day with my family!!  I have more photos of the rest of the day that will be on a scrap page very soon.  

The title of the page is hidden amongst all the other elements on my page!!  I really LOOOOOVE the font in this gorgeous Calming Camellia stamp set!

Up next is the super talented Sharon!!  It was HER birthday this month too!!!  

Here is the link for everybody in case you get lost along the way.

Have you checked out what's FREE this month during our Sale-a-bration?

This is how you could earn the stunning Calming Camellia stamp set I used on my page.

If you need everything, I think you need to join my team!!  It's so worth it!  


  1. OHHH My Word, this is SOOO STUNNING... Love me a Vintage layout...
    Julia, this is just so incredible, all of the layers and that texture.
    I haven't even looked at the stamp set that you have used....BUT
    maybe I need to have another look in the catalogue <3
    Thanks for creating such a wonderful theme for Feb, our Birthday month.
    Cheers Shaz

  2. Wow! Beautiful job. So many elements you created. Thanks for the birthday theme this month.

  3. Gorgeous vintage layout! Thanks for selecting a fun theme challenge this month.


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