Sunday, 9 May 2010

Some More Scrapbooking


Did you know that May is Scrapbooking Month? Maybe that's why I'm in a scrappin' mood lately! Today's layout is inspired by Stamp A Memory's latest challenge: to use a not so perfect photo.

I chose these photos of a recent family holiday. My brother in law works at a flour mill and often has to drive a massive tractor to load the train with flour. On the last night of our holiday we took the children up to the mill for a ride in the tractor. They thought it was the best part of the holiday!

The photos aren't great - they were taken at night, are a bit grainy or blurry, the light on the tractor is glaring and the kids have red eye in them. But they tell a story, and that to me is the whole point of scrapbooking. Otherwise they're just a whole bunch of photos slapped into an album.

Here's a close up of the punch art tractor:

Stamps: Classic Stars Jumbo Stampin' Around Wheel
Ink: Versamark, Black Stampin' Write Journaler
DSP/Card Stock: Chocolate Chip Patterns DSP, Garden Green 12x12, Whisper White, Basic Black, Creamy Caramel
Other: LOTS of punches, Big Shot, Timeless Type Junior Alphabet Die, Chocolate Chip 1" Double Stitched Grosgrain Ribbon

I hope you can get some scrapbooking done this month to celebrate Scrapbooking Month.

Catch you later,



  1. What a fun layout Tina, it looks like the kids had a lot of fun.

  2. Ilove your punch art...very cool layout Tina

  3. Great way to scrap the kids favourite part of the holiday and love the punch art.

  4. LOVE the tractor! Great colour scheme too.

  5. Hi Tina ,

    Beautiful Layout. I love the tractor

    Cassie xoxo

  6. Cute little tractor, I'll have to try it some time- my little boy is machine-mad!


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