Tuesday, 26 March 2013

Cousins Cutesy Owl Layout

Hey Stampers !

Even though you all know me as a card/fun little treat maker, the reason I got into paper crafting 9and then stamping) in the first place was because of scrapbooking. When my son was born, I really wanted to scrapbook all of those fun firsts and beautiful baby pictures, instead of just taking pictures and having them just sit on my computer. So scrapbooking was my first crafting love. I am one of those lucky (and rare) scrapbookers that are UP TO DATE on all of their layouts !! Can you imagine ?? I guess thats what comes from being lucky enough to have started my hobby at around the same time as my son was born. LOL I am anxiously waiting some Easter pictures so I can do another layout ! The beautiful page I am showing you today, is using pictures from this summer of when my nephew was born. Jackson loves "the baby" and its easy to see from these cute pictures, right ?? Take a look !!

Isn't that sweet ?? You might recognize those adorable owls from one of my most popular blog posts, the Cutesy Owl Valentine. The larger one was made with Marina Mist and Bashful Blue (and is the same sized one from the link above) and the small one is made with Not Quite Navy and Baja Breeze. I made the small one in pretty much the same way; just using the 1-3/4" Circle Punch for the body. My little hearts are the Small Heart Punch and the heart from the Owl Builder Punch. I really love these sweet owls !! I also embossed their little bodies with the Square Lattice Embossing Folder, love that yummy texture !! They are sitting on a little "bush" of Wild Wasabi cardstock that I ripped along the edges for a more leafy texture. Cute !!

My background layer is a 11-3/4" square piece of Bashful Blue that I sponged to look like clouds using my Whisper White Craft Ink. I sponged around a punched out 2-3/8" Scallop Circle for the fluffy cloud look. This was layered onto a piece of 12x12 Soft Suede. My stripe along the side is some Wild Wasabi striped DSP from the Subtles Patterns DSP Stack and I tucked some Soft Suede scalloped die cuts from the Tasteful Trims Die on either side. My title was made using the Notable Alphabet stamp set in Marina Mist and Wild Wasabi ink, layered with some of the same colors of cardstock and then a Soft Suede Apothecary Accents die cut (that I embossed with the Square Lattice Folder) was put behind that to make it really pop. I also layered my pictures with the Marina Mist and Soft Suede. Beautiful !!

Well, thats my project for today ! I hope you liked my fun little boys scrapbook page. This layout is really easy to duplicate for girls too, just change up the colors !! Thanks a lot for coming by today and Happy Stamping !!


Stamp Set: Notable Alphabet (wood #126355, clear #126357)

Ink: Marina Mist Classic Stampin' Pad #126926, Wild Wasabi Classic Stampin' Pad #126959, Whisper White Craft Stampin' Pad #101731, Marina Mist Stampin' Write Marker #119679, Signo White Gel Pen #105021

Paper: 12" Soft Suede (12x12 Neutrals Collection #119711), 12" Bashful Blue (12x2 Subtles Collection #119708), Marina Mist #119682, Wild Wasabi #108641, Whisper White #100730, Not Quite Navy #101722, Baja Breeze #111352, Basic Black #121045, Cherry Cobbler #119685, Pumpkin Pie #105117, Subtles Patterns DSP Stack #117152

Accessories: 2-1/2" Circle Punch #120906, 1" Circle Punch #119868, Owl Punch #118074, Small Heart Punch #117193, 2-3/8" Scallop Circle Punch #118874, 1-3/4" Circle Punch #119850, 3/4" Circle Punch #119873, Itty Bitty Punch Pack #118309, Apothecary Accents Framelits #127003, Square Lattice Embossing Folder #119976, Tasteful Trim Bigz Die #120893, Stamping Sponges #101610


  1. I'm an up to date scrapper too- just yesterday I was telling someone I can't wait for easter to have pics to scrap! LOL

    1. Hahaha !! Is a great feeling isn't it !! LOL Thanks for coming by !!

  2. just beautiful Catherine!!! love the boys and the owls!

    1. Thanks Barbie !! I know, bu I do think the boys are a BIT cuter LOL