Monday, October 15, 2012

Scrappy Monday


Welcome to Scrappy Monday with My Creative Time!  Today Emma has asked us to create Fall or Thankgiving themed layouts.  I love this picture of my son, taken when he was a little ten-year-old playing on a haystack at a pumpkin farm we visited.  The colors of his clothes led to the gray background, and then the red of the barn turned it to a non-traditional fall color scheme, but I think I like it!  I also played with the zig zag shape of one of the banner elements, repeating it with the chevron paper, journaling tag, sewing stitch, and the border of the blue paper.


The sweet banner was made with the My Creative Time Build a Banner Kit.  I used the letters and the leaf from MCT's Anyday Bingo & Crossword to spell out "Fall Fun" and attached the whole thing to my background papers with some cute screw brads made by Recollections.


This adorable barn was made with the Cricut Pop-Up Neighborhood cartridge, cut at 4 1/2".  I used the Papertrey Ink Background Basics:  Farm & Barn stamp set to get the wood beam look on it.  Underneath you can see a bit of my blue grid paper.  To get that border, I made a rectangle in Silhouette Studio Designer Edition, and then used the pinking shear knife to trim off the top and the bottom.


This funny little scarecrow is cut at 4" from the Cricut Cheerful Seasons cartridge.  The original cut has his face brown, like the hat, but I cut it twice so that I could trim off the brown face and have the white one showing instead.  I didn't have a good scarecrow face stamp, so I just drew one.  The scarecrow is resting on a piece of burlap from Liz's Paper Loft Boutique.  I used one of the MCT Just Tags Dies to create the shape of it.


For my journaling, I used the bottom half of a tag cut with MCT's Tag Dies.

Be sure to click on the link below to visit Emma's blog to see what she and the rest of the design team have to share with you today!


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18 comments:

VICTORIA said...

Wonderful layout I love the red barn its fantastic :)

Cathryn said...

This is great Katie! The scarecrow face you drew is perfect and the tag for journaling was so smart!!! Love and Hugs, Cathryn :)

snappy scrappy said...

Great LO...love the banner and the cute scarecrow! Lee-Ann :)

Linda Kaiser said...

Amazing layout. Your banner is too cute and the papers are perfect. I also love the red barn.

Linda

CherylB said...

Love this layout! I need to seriously get busy, my grandbabies are about to turn 1 and I have yet to do one layout...lol

Glora said...

This is ADORABLE! I love that banner. It is terrific! hugs - Glora

quilt4fun2 said...

The face on your scarecrow is too cute. I love the burlap with fall themes...it belongs there. The banner is beautiful and I like the red...red can be fall too :D Great job!
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chillin with Quillin said...

this is awesome, love the banner and the scare crow, very nice layout!!!!
Paula

Kim H said...

Katie ~ OMG!!! Okay first I LOVE the picture of Eric ~ CUTIE!! So funny because Ryan was just one and Eric was 10! YIKES!!! LOL! Well I LOVE the banner and the non tradition colors( blue)~it just sets the LO in my eyes!! Okay the scarecrow is way too CUTE and I am AMAZED you drew that yourself!! LOVE the stitching too! Well that barn is a must have and do on one of my LO's ~ my hubby will LOVe that you did the planks the right way! LOL!!! AWESOME job Katie!!!

Sandy from Ukiah said...

Oh Katie what a wonderful layout, you are so creative... Live that scarecrow

Nancy said...

LOve this Katie!!! The stitching finishes it off perfectly!! Great job!

Nancy said...

LOve this Katie!!! The stitching finishes it off perfectly!! Great job!

Cassandra said...

What a fun layout! Love the wonderful day! How fun. Cute barn and scarecrow too. :)

Miranda said...

Great LO!
Miranda :)
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Cindy said...

Your layout is FANTASTIC Katie!all the details are perfect and I LOVE the fun banner,SUPER cute little scarecrow too!!!:)

Rosie said...

cool layout love the banner


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Jeanne said...

Look at that little Eric! :) What a fun layout! The banner is gorgeous and the the barn and scarecrow are perfect! :) Great job Miss Katie!

liz at liz's paper loft said...

katie, I love your layout! the banner, the colors are perfect! I've always wanted to go to there!