Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Take Twelve Project - April 12

It amazes me that April 12 is the last 12th our family will spend in Rhode Island.  So I'm glad that this April 12, much like my January 12, was simply a reflection of my day as a stay-at-home with Charlotte.  Goodness knows that she won't be my rambunctious little toddler for much longer.  (Can someone please stop time for just a little bit, please?)

I based this month's layout on Sketch 9 from the Take Twelve Guided Inspiration Kit.  Actually, I drew a lot of inspiration from the beautiful sample layout by Donna Jannuzzi.

I especially love how clean and simple Donna's layout is with the layered papers behind the photostrips and title.  For my paper strip, I primarily used papers from Authentique Splendid (which I recently purchased from Scrapbook Steals to celebrate completing Project 100). 

Authentique's tiny word stickers were the perfect embellishment to my little corner banner embellishment.  I also scraplifted the idea of incorporating a doily banner from the fabulous Erin Colby

And finally, I embellished the little photostrips with some simple flower brads.

Supplies:  Patterened Paper (Authentique, Echo Park, Sassafras); Letter Stickers (American Crafts, Cosmo Cricket); Buttons and Brads (My Mind's Eye, Making Memories); Digital Files (Samantha Walker); Other (Twinery Twine, Tim Holtz Distress Ink, Fiskars Border Punch).

Chance to Win!  You have until midnight Wednesday, April 18th, to link your photos to this post on the Ella Publishing Co. blog for a chance to win a Muvazi Skin Care Renewal Set.

Also, please check out the other inspiring Take Twelve Layouts by the rest of the Take Twelve Team!


  1. Such a fantastic layout! Love how you used those papers. It looks so springy!

  2. I love all your little details- brads, pretty.

  3. So sweet - love the mix of colors and little details!

  4. LOVE IT VAN!!!! Holy poo this is beautiful!!

  5. I love all the details. I love that design. Yours looks beautiful.

  6. Love the photostrips. I used that sketch earlier and think I'll be using it again.


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