Monday, 6 June 2011

Stamp A Memory June Challenge: a special moment


This month the challenge at Stamp A Memory is to use buttons as the main embellishment.  Now, I'm an embellishment hoarder, as I'm sure many of you are, so this challenge was perfect as a push for me to start digging into that stash of buttons hiding in my drawer.

I took the photo on Rob's mobile phone when we were away visiting family a couple of weeks ago.  I just happened to 'catch' Ada and her cousin Zoe lying on Zoe's bed reading a book together.  Both girls love reading, so I used a stamp I purchased at Convention as a little subtitle.  I only used part of the image, but the part I used reads: Share what you love.  I thought it was the perfect little touch for the layout.  I used the flap section of a Scallop Envelope to stamp it on.

The button card stamp from the Sew Suite set was the perfect compliment to the challenge.  I used one a a button card and the other 2 as journalling spots.

I hope you're inspired to enter the June Challenge.  Why don't you pop on over to the Stamp A Memory blog to see what the other girls have come up with?  I'm sure it will be a feast for your eyes!

Stamps: Sew Suite, Love What You Do (Convention 2011)
Ink: Regal Rose, Wild Wasabi, Chocolate Chip, Tempting Turquoise, Black Stazon
DSP/Cardstock: Sweet Stitches DSP, Whisper White, Tempting Turquoise, Wild Wasabi, Daffodil Delight
Other: Big Shot, Scallop Envelope Die, Heart and Brackets Die, Timeless Type Alphabet Die, Designer Buttons, Mini Glue Dots, Window Sheet (Medium), Crop-A-Dile, White Eyelet (non SU), Paper Snips, Stamp Positioner,

Catch you later,



  1. Love this LO Tina! The buttons stamp used for your journalling is awesome. Love the envelope flap too.

  2. Great layout Tina!! What a great idea of using the 'Buttons' stamp

  3. Beautiful layout Tina - I really love how you've used the scallop envelope die cut and the fab new Share what you love stamp.


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