Thursday, October 17, 2013

3 Scrappy Boys Kit Layouts and a Challenge

It's Thursday so it's my day to post on the 3 Scrappy Boys blog.  I got a fun kit from Heather to play with this month.  I got a chance to play with the August Trio Kit and if you're interested, it's on sale.  What a fun kit!  In case you haven't seen this kit, here is the photo of it. 
I really had fun with this kit and will have many more projects to share.  For today I'm sharing 2 layouts I created.  The first is using October Afternoon Travel Girl Papers.  When I saw these papers I noticed right away the fun circle letters that created travel related words.  So I thought it would be fun to use my small paper punch and create part of my title with the letters.  And I am loving these cute arrow stamps too.  I fussy cut a few elements, added in the cute house die cut and created a little collage.  Here is what I came up with  Note: The only thing I used on this layout that's not in the kit is the cream& red cardstock, mists, and buttons. The yellow is from the Kate & Co papers in the kit and the black stars paper is the Fancy Pants.
  Our Vegas Adventure
This second layout I created a much simpler style using the Fancy Pants Memories Captured papers.  I cut my papers in 2.25" squares and created a quilt type style grid and then added a few border strips to anchor my photo.  With the fun kraft house dies I knew  just what I wanted to title my layout. I took the cream flower and misted it, which worked perfectly, using some homemade coral mist.  I then took the green polaroid frame and created a few green leaves and just stitched down the middle.   The little black letters that spell "grandma" are Webster's Once Upon a Halloween stickers, available in the store and even better, they're on sale.  I just love the script font and knew I needed these.  I took the little metal roses in the kit (which I used in the center of the coral flower and by my title) and layed the petals out flat so they wouldn't be as thick in my book and added a tiny brad in the center.  I think a little pearl would be cute too.  Here's what I came up with.
Grandmas house
You'll find I use mostly neutral backgrounds.  I did mat my photo with the turquoise in the kit.  The only thing I added not in the kit is the mist, the cream and black cardstock and the script alpha I mentioned but you could easily duplicate this with the cardstock in the kit. 

Now...for those of you who enjoy challenges.  I'll issue a Trio Kit challenge today. 
My challenge to you: I challenge you to create a layout using an older kit.  Anything past September works.  And there's one more twist.  Like I did on my Vegas layout, I challenge you to mix the paper lines in the trio kit.  I want to see at least one part from each of the 3 lines in your kit.
That's it.  Post your layout in the post on the Message Boards and in our gallery by November 14 for you chance to win a $20 prize pack from 3 Scrappy Boys.  So pull out those older kits and get them used up.  I can't wait to see what you create. 

Thanks for stopping by!  I'd love to have you, my scrappy friends, come to the Message Boards at 3 Scrappy Boys and join us there.  So far we have 3 challenges going on and we'd love to have you play along.  That $20 prize is up for grabs and you could win it!  Come see us!

1 comment:

  1. Love what you did on the layout with the large circle!!!