Scrapbooking Global August 2018 Blog Hop Memories & More : School Days Layout by Stesha Bloodhart Stampin' Hoot! #steshabloodhart #stampinhoot

Welcome to the August 2018 Scrapbooking Global – Blog Hop. This month’s theme is Memories & More – School Photos. If you’d like to participate in our monthly challenge and hop, you can join in the fun via our Scrapbooking Global – Stampin’ Up! Facebook Group!

Scrapbooking Global Blog Hop August 2018
Scrapbooking Global August 2018 Blog Hop Memories & More : School Days Layout by Stesha Bloodhart Stampin' Hoot! #steshabloodhart #stampinhoot

Step-by-Step Instructions:

  1. Start with a 12x12 sheet of Whisper White Cardstock as your canvas.
  2. Cut three strips of Best Route Designer Series Paper to the following widths: 3″ (gray), 1″ (navy dots), 9″ (navy street). Adhere with Snail Adhesive, leaving the edge without adhesive.  Crinkle and fold the edges and corners.
  3. Adhere a piece Whisper White 8 1/2″ x 11″ cardstock as shown with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
  4. Find 3 Photos and cut two to 3 1/2″ squares and one to 3 1/2″ x 5″.  Adhere with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
  5. Crop several circles from the Best Route Designer Series Paper with the following sized circle punches:  1/2″, 1″, 1 1/4″, 1 1/2″, 2″. Adhere with Snail Adhesive.
  6. Stamp “first”, “day”, and “grade” in Night of Navy Ink onto the Gray Grid Designer Series Paper using Lined Alphabet Set.  Crop out the letters with a Big Shot and the Layering Alphabet Dies.  Snip the uncut portion with a Paper Snips.  Adhere with Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals.
  7. Stamp the home street name, school name and year using the alphabet letters from the Pick a Pennant Stamp Set and Mango Melody, Gray Granite, and Night of Navy Ink.
  8. Crop the child’s name using the Large Letters Framelits Dies.  Adhere with Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals.
  9. Add Best Route Enamel Shapes as a final touch.
Scrapbooking Global August 2018 Blog Hop Memories & More : School Days Layout by Stesha Bloodhart Stampin' Hoot! #steshabloodhart #stampinhoot

The Best Route Designer Series Paper and Best Route Enamel Shapes coordinated perfectly with my photos of Preston.  I know they are not “official” school photos, but I ran with it.  It represents a very special day, the first day of first grade!

Scrapbooking Global August 2018 Blog Hop Memories & More : School Days Layout by Stesha Bloodhart Stampin' Hoot! #steshabloodhart #stampinhoot

I love my blue-eyed boy!  The center photo is one of my favorites.  It captured his happy, bright-eyed smile that he gives so very often!

Scrapbooking Global August 2018 Blog Hop Memories & More : School Days Layout by Stesha Bloodhart Stampin' Hoot! #steshabloodhart #stampinhoot

The Best Route Enamel Shapes that are “Pin” points on a map were perfect to represent our home address and the school name.  Cute, cute, cute!

Scrapbooking Global August 2018 Blog Hop Memories & More : School Days Layout by Stesha Bloodhart Stampin' Hoot! #steshabloodhart #stampinhoot

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5 Comments

  1. Sharon Dalton

    WOW!!! I always LOVE your style of Scrapbooking <3
    So many elements inter-woven in the one layout!!!
    I Love that your photos go so well with Memories and
    More cards… AND your photography!!! Well the details
    of the layout make it pop even more and I see things I
    didn't see before…
    Cheers Shaz

    Reply
  2. Ann G Murray

    ABSOLUTELY LOVE this page. The embellishments do not overpower the message. You are a wizard.

    Reply
  3. Heike Hülle-Bolze

    Super, super, super! Just succeeded. Layout, color choice, ornaments, everything very consistent.

    Reply
    • Stesha Bloodhart

      Thank you so much

      Reply
  4. Rebecca-Jo Unwin

    Great layout, Stesha.

    Reply

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