Thursday, February 4, 2010

Project #2: My Sweetie Pie

Happy Thursday everyone!! The weekend is almost here!!

For this project, I decided to do a layout that would be versatile enough to use for that special child you love, or perhaps one of you and your sweetie! Or how about pictures of grandma baking with her grandchildren?!

I wanted to create something with a vintage feel, but I also had another purpose in use up some of my scrap paper. As you can see from the pictures below, alot of this layout is just one background sheet of patterned paper, along with various strips of others. All patterned papers are from the "Sonoma Collection" by Scenic Route.

First, how to make the oven door so that it opens:

First, cut three strips of paper and fold them in half (as shown)

Next, in the bottom opening of the stove diecut, thread each strip halfway through and glue them to the back of the oven. Then, add glue to the front side of the strips as shown.

Add dark brown piece to the front of the strips. Now when you open the oven door, it should look like this:

Add yellow piece and small pie for inside of oven. Your oven is now finished and should look like this:

I used my Creative Memories heart punch to add a little extra cuteness to the front of the oven door.
And a close up of the pie:
The only other thing to mention is that I chalked everything well before adhering any pieces to my page. For this purpose, I used Tim Holtz's Distress inks in Walnut Stain and Vintage Photo. The Distress inks happen to be my favorite when it comes to adding dimension to my embellishments. I typically use ink around the edges of a diecut and chalk for anything that needs to be highlighted inside.
Cartridges Used:
Paper Doll Dress Up (both pies)
Storybook (for title)
From My Kitchen (oven)'
Various papers from Scenic Route's "Sonoma Collection:
Sanoma Scrap Strip 1
Sanoma Sierra Place
Verano Ave.
beige cardstock
red cardstock
Creative Memories heart punch
EK Success paper shaper heart punch (smaller hearts)
Title: Storybook~ 1 3/4" (shadow feature on)
Small Pie ~Paper Doll Dress Up (pg. 63) ~ 5" (paper saver button on)
Larger Pie~ Paper Doll Dress Up (pg. 63)~ 2 1/2 (real dial size on)
Oven~ From My Kitchen ~ 4" (paper saver on)
Photo Mats
Red~4x6 and 4x4
Beige~3 1/2x 5 1/2 and 3 1/2 x 3 1/2
Mat for pie (in oven) ~ 2x 2 1/2
Paper Strips:
striped paper 2x12 (top and bottom)
.5x12 (sides)
red cardstock .5x12
Hopefully, I haven't missed anything. But if you have any questions, please don't hesistate to leave a message. A chat box has also been placed on the right hand side to make it a little easier to leave feedback. Thanks for looking and have a great evening!


Becky Becerra said...

Very cute scrapbook page. I really need to buy some more carts. Thanks for sharing with us.

Traci said...

That is just too adorable! :)

Mrs. Tozer's Class said...

Shelley: your blog is absolutely gorgeous!! I love the little oven with the pie cute is that? You are so talented!! xoxo

Lisa said...

This is so nice I am going to give it a try! Thanks for sharing your talent...

Brenda said...

ohhhh how cute!!!!

Sara Kate said...

Very cute!!

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