When was the last time you used metal on a scrapbook page? ScrapTiffany's most recent challenge asked that very question and I responded with this Christmas scrapbook layout:
When I was reorganizing my scrapbook supplies last month, I came across the metal oval embellishments and frame that are showcased in the layout above. Here's a closer look at the frame that surrounds a smaller image of the main photo:
My family and I were dressed in black, white and gray colors for our Christmas photos. These neutral colors acted as a solid base for the layout which allowed red to dominate the page.
I added a splash of color on the background paper using red acrylic paint. I journaled on a rose diecut (that had been hiding in my supplies for over five years) and then added wired ribbon toward the bottom of the layout that I recycled from a Christmas gift. I've always liked the look of pleated ribbon on scrapbook pages and this was the first time I had actually tried that technique. I'm assuming it's easier to do with wired ribbon rather than regular ribbon and I will be incorporating more pleated ribbon in my scrapbooking.
All the small photos were from the collage Christmas cards I made at Shutterfly (I had a code for five free cards and figured I could use one on a scrapbook page) and the larger photo is a 4x6 black and white print. Overall, I am very pleased with how my layout turned out since I'm a big fan of black, white and red layouts.
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