Scrapbooking Global January 2021 Blog Hop

Scrapbooking Global Blog Hop January 2021 Image for the theme Just Me Scrap Yourself

Welcome to this month’s Scrapbooking Global Blog Hop

The theme this month is Just Me Scrap Yourself

Photo of Mai Chapelain this month's Design Team Member

This month’s Scrapbook Layout theme Just Me Scrap Yourself has been decided by Mai Chapelain. I have a few photos of myself growing up but never got round to scraping them.

The photos I have used are from a roll of colour film that my parents were given as a present. When I was little to be given a roll of colour film was like winning the pools as they were so expensive. The film only held 8 photos.

Just Me Scrap Yourself Scrapbook layout using products from the Sea and Sand Suite

I decided that the photos are of me on my first trip to the seaside the ideal Designer Series Paper to use for my layout had to be from the Sea and Sand Suite.

I started by trimming down my photos as there was a lot of background that took you away from the main people, Me, my Mum and Dad and my Nanna.

Image showing die cut and embossed shells and stamped starfish

For my embellishments I used Seaside Spray card stock and the main die from the Seaside Seashells Dies. Then I ran the cut out through the Seashells 3D embossing folder to add texture to the die cut. I then cut each part I needed before sticking to the layout.

Next I stuck the photos onto the layout leaving a space for a journaling mat. I made the journaling mat from Whisper White card stock.

Next I stamped the sea weed image and Cockle Shell image onto it. Then I stuck this Whisper White layer onto Seaside Spray card stock before sticking to the layout. I then wrote the title and will leave the rest of the journaling until I next see my parents.

Image showing die cut and embossed shells, stamped starfish and journaling mat with stamped shells and seaweed images.

Next I stamped the starfish image onto So Saffron card stock using So Saffron ink before cutting out using the starfish die. These I stuck randomly over the layout.

I hope you have enjoyed seeing my Just Me Scrap Yourself scrapbook layout and that you have seen some ideas to have a go yourself.

Thank you for visiting my blog today, have fun and keep stampin n crafting.


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  1. Hi Cheryl! I love this suite as it is one of my most favorite! The colors are awesome and there is no better place to be than the beach! What a fantastic layout.

  2. Hi Cheryl! What a great layout and beautiful colors. There is nothing any better than a trip to the beach. I am ready to go. This suite is awesome. It is my planned class for later today. I love what you have done here.

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