Come to the beach with me

 It has been FOREVER since I traditionally scrapbooked.  I normally digi-scrap now, it's so easy and portable.  I need to update my frames in my new house though, so I'm starting with some beach photos and the perfect embellies from Tanya Leigh Designs.

I started with a base of 2 double sided papers.  One side had sand, shells and starfish, and the other was water.  So I used one paper as the base, and then tore the other paper in half with a wave so that it looked like waves on the beach.

Since this layout is going in a shadow-box frame, I could get nice and lumpy.  I laid out my photos and matted the one with my daughter.  I added an acetate postage stamp to one photo and then layered some rings from the 3-in-1 Word Ring pack - Travel, some acetate film strips, a post card and some acetate clocks.


I layered a cocktail umbrella with the word ring, acetate clock and doodled around the photos.

For this photo I layered the photo with the acetate film strips (I cut 2 in half to give the illusion that they are really long).  I added a word ring, acetate clock and then some clock pieces.  I always find that time just stops when we are at the beach.  I also snuck in some real shells with the photographed ones!

I added lots of natural elements like some offcuts of burlap (from another project I made), some twine and more shells.  I also tucked in some gems for a little extra sparkle.

I have joined in the following challenges:
Lasting Memories Layout Challenges - Buttons, Bling & Brads
Creatalicious Challenges - Anything Goes

6 comments

  1. Wow - this will make a fabulous seaside shadow box - everything is so perfectly placed. Thank so much for joining us this time at the Creatalicious Challenge, Elizabeth (DT)

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  2. Your layout is awesome! What great details! Thanks for joining us at Creatalicious
    Tina dt

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  3. Super cute layout :) Beautiful detail work involved with this layout. Thank you for joining us over at Lasting Memories
    Tina-DT

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  4. This layout is beautiful! Love all of your bits and pieces on here! Thanks so much for sharing with us at Lasting Memories! -Lori DT

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  5. I love this page - I always struggle with using paper with real photos on it, but you did this beautifully! Definitely an inspiration! Thanks for playing along at LM!

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  6. A fabulous layout!
    Thank you soo much for taking part in our "anything goes with optional Winter” challenge over at Creatalicious & good luck in the draw.
    Hope to see you again in our new challenge as well…

    Hugs,
    Melanie
    (DT-Coordinator Creatalicious Challenges)

    (DT Crafty Friends)

    (DT The Sketchy Challenges)

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