Brutus Monroe has a collection of amazing background stamps, and this FLORAL FRENZY one is just gorgeous! Not only are these background stamps large enough to cover more than an average A2 sized card, but they work well for building mini scrapbook pages. I don't scrap often, so for me it doesn't make sense to have a full 12x12 scrapbook. My scrapbook has become my memory planner. I like to add notes about my day and special photos into my planner. This background stamp is just the perfect size to create a mini scrapbook page to show off a photo or two, and then slip it into my planner after creating a pocket with my Fuse Tool, which I plan to do for this page.
First, I stamped the FLORAL FRENZY background out using some DETAIL INK and my Misti. Then, I grabbed my Prismacolor pencils and colored in the images. I knew I wanted more of a light, pastel look, so I stuck with that color theme. After the background stamp was colored, I trimmed it down using my paper trimmer to make a mini scrapbook page that is about 6x6.
Next, I dug through my stash to start building layers and embellishments on my page. I have some kraft polaroid frames that I wanted to use around my photo, and I thought that the frame would be perfect to pair with the SNAP camera images and sentiments. I stamped out a camera image that I liked, colored it in, and then popped it up on some foam adhesive. I also stamped and embossed the "you are picture perfect" sentiment in GILDED EMBOSSING POWDER on a strip of vellum. Then, I just layered on some simple cardstock scraps and other bits and pieces.
I find working on a smaller surface is a little less overwhelming for me when it comes to scrapbooking, as there isn't as much space to fill. Just grab a few scraps of coordinating cardstock, some washi tape, and any embellishments you have or can make and make a favorite photo stand out! Like I mentioned earlier, I plan to add this page into my memory planner after I create a pocket for it using my Fuse Tool.
Hope this gives you a little inspiration for your own crafting! Thanks for stopping by today!
Until next time,
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