Today I'm sharing another layout I used this month for my Simple Scrapper sketches.
This one came together fairly easily using strips of photos from a recent trip to Power's Salvage, a very large salvage shop located in downtown St. John's. Honestly, I had no idea it existed until we moved into the neighborhood.
I used more of my Handmade kit-trying to use it all up. That grid paper is from Studio Calico and I love it. I stuck to neutral tones for the paper because I wanted my photos to really stand out against a plain background. The title letters are all from an older sticker sheet from Studio Calico as well- a summer travel theme from last year I believe. I didn't have enough 'o's so I used a few buttons instead. I also used my new Project Life stamps to stamp 'real life' onto a SC arrow for the top. I drew lines and wrote my journaling across the page.
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In other news, this past week we painted, and painted and painted some more. You may remember that on Friday I posted a 'before' picture of our dining room that looked like this:
The walls actually had a peach undertone to them-they were pretty nasty truth be told. But, after some hard labor on my part the room looks like this:
If you are curious about the color it is Benjamin Moore Newburyport Blue. It's stunning in person. The dining room is not done by any means. I have plans for a silver mirror above the hutch at the back, a matching buffet lamp to the one on the right, a new rug and a lovely, locally made vase, along with a new chandelier. I'm going with a blue/magenta theme. I'll post pictures again when it's all finished!