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Scrapbooking Starting Point :: You Can Count on the Girls

Scrapbooking Starting Point
scrapbooking starting point
I snagged a Studio Calico kit from a friend this month as a special treat, so I could start cutting and pasting with the new Storyteller collection from Crate Paper. Perfect for a starting point!

For this starting point, choose a 12×12 single-coloured patterned paper for the background, then cut a 4×12 strip of a double-sided paper. From that, use a border punch and cut that strip apart – so the designs from both sides of the paper are on show on the left side of the page. Then a box just slightly smaller than 6×6 (I picked something with lines here so I could use that for the writing, but in the end I placed it elsewhere) and a die-cut or something cut from patterned paper. Then the rest is up to you!

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Hmm… I should photograph this again in the daylight tomorrow! But here’s my finished version, with two 4×6 photos a few more die-cuts (Crate and October Afternoon) and letter stickers (My Little Shoebox, Sassafras and Amy Tangerine).

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You can see all the submissions from last week’s starting point here, and here are four of my favourites if you want to drop by and share a little comment love!
1. Leanne 2. Daphne 3. Helen and 4. Deb.

Give this starting point a try and share it with us!

19 March 2012

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9 Comments for Scrapbooking Starting Point :: You Can Count on the Girls

  1. Bev Barton Says:

    I love this starting point!!! I will definitely be using it in my scrapbook. Thanks for the inspiration!!

  2. Dawn Cheshire Says:

    Love it, thanks so much for all the inspiration!

  3. Anne Says:

    You will never know how helpful this is Shimelle! However, off to China today so can’t do anything till I get back. I think you are my favourite scrapbooker!

  4. Jennifer Smith Says:

    Just printed out the Starting Point and can’t wait to get started! I just used an older one on my blog today and love how it came out!

  5. MaryAnn N. Says:

    I attached my layout but it did not show properly so I deleted it. Don’t know what the problem is.
    Anyway love the starting point and my page turned out great. Thanks.

  6. NancyLee Says:

    Thanks so much for another pretty inspiration, shimelle. I’m almost getting a holiday album done because of your challenges. Thank you.

  7. Online Football Game Says:

    The next time I read a blog, I hope that it doesnt disappoint me as much as this one. I mean, I know it was my choice to read, but I actually thought youd have something interesting to say. All I hear is a bunch of whining about something that you could fix if you werent too busy looking for attention.

  8. Soccer Players Says:

    Hello! I just would like to give a huge thumbs up for the great info you have here on this post. I will be coming back to your blog for more soon.

  9. sarahemi Says:

    Wow, this is so awesome. I like your work it is so adorable that I also want to try this. Maybe I can do that because I also do professional logo designing So it will help me to start my scrapbook. You should carry on this type of good and sweet work.Thanks for your talent

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