This week I'll be blogging at Write Click Scrapbook about one of my favorite techniques: hand stitching on pages. I hope you get a chance to visit, read, and share!
Here's a page I made right before I went on my scrap retreat, using a kit from Studio Calico (can't remember which--either September or October. I think September--I killed that kit on the scrap retreat):
I love this photo. My mother borrowed it from my cousin, and I scanned it and printed it to use on a page about the phrase I now say when we leave on road trips, which came from my Grandpa John. You can read the journaling here:
I got the idea for this design from this layout; I wasn't too fond of the paper, which I got in a kit, but I liked how it fit as the background of this nostalgic page.
Here's some details:
I love clusters. And mixed fonts.
Here's a close up of the photo turn, which is really a geotag stamp I embossed and added with a brad. Love that stamp.
Please check out Write Click Scrapbook this week--I'll share some of the cross-stitched projects from around my house so you can see a little of my first creative hobby!
How about you--do you have other creative ventures, or do you focus on scrapbooking and card making?