Tuesday, February 21, 2012

2012 Scrapbook Trend #6: Doilies

Hi crafty friends! Welcome to Scrapbook Trend #6: Doilies. I don't know about you, but I have been seeing this trend ALL over! I was anxious to give it a try. I got this doily from Amazon- and in case you can't see in the photo the background paper has doilies as well. There are also doily punches, stamps and Cricut cuts, so tons of ways to use this pretty trend. I created a layout about a weekend trip to Vegas with my hubby. The layout design is from the current challenge at Once Upon a Sketch:
We were exploring the different hotels, and in this one (sorry, I don't remember which one!) their lobby had a beautiful waterfall fountain with paper lanterns strung up on the ceiling. Even though I didn't include that photo, I wanted to preserve the memory by including some paper lanterns on my layout. I used the Pagoda cartridge- one of those carts that I LOVED but had never had the opportunity to really use. I know we all have one of those, right! So I was excited to finally have a chance to use it!
I continued the Asian style theme with the koi fish and the kanji word, which means'journey'. I used another new cartridge- Type Candy- for the title.
After placing the koi I felt like it was a little plain, so I added some liquid pearls. It gave it a little something extra.
I typed the journaling on the computer and cut it in strips

Supply List:
All Paper: American crafts
Cartridges: Pagoda, Type Candy
Liquid Pearls by Ranger

Challenges Entered:
Once Upon a Sketch- Sketch plus journaling about a vacation or holiday


  1. Hi Heather, what a lovely way to remember something special, fab.
    Hugs Sue W.

  2. Great layout Heather! I love that you added the lanterns to keep that memory alive! Sounds like a great trip! :)

  3. Fabulous LO! I love the way the doiley frames the pic and the chinese theme! So cool!

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  5. This is fabulous! Vey beautiful page! Thank you very much for joining us at OUAS

  6. Beautiful page, i love the asian theme and the lanterns. thanks for joining us at OUAS, channa

  7. Hi there, what a great page, love the Chinese lanterns and the great colors here. thank you for sharing with us at OUAS and good luck.


  8. Beautiful Lo, love the Chinese lanterns in the corner!

  9. Oh Heather this is beautiful :0)I love the doily and the lanterns, and the colours are fantastic!! Hugs, Ali x

  10. Such a beautiful layout, love the asian theme, but most of all I love the colours you have used and all the information that you share with us!

    Thank you for joining us at OUAS!

  11. Beautiful! Love all the elements! Thanks for playing with us at OUAS!