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Scrapbook Page: Paris, Pretty Paper, and a Perfectly Placed Tea Bag

I love when I get a really good dose of inspiration.  I have been checking out Art Piaskownica lately and their very talented DT and participants.  I got brave enough to try the Mixed Media challenge for June which is to focus on the background which needs to be glued/decopaged. 

This scrapbook page is going in Allie's Paris Scrapbook.  I am 3 pages away from being done!  

She loves Paris, vintage, and different things, so I know this will be on of her favorite pages in the album (even hubby liked this one). 

I started by taking a piece of 6x8 kraft paper.  I glued down some paper from an old March 2017 farm journal paper gifted by my sweet friend, Teresa.  I then glued down two pieces of Close to My Heart paper cut in pieces so I could share the front and back.  To blend it all in a bit better, I added some flowers, a paint loaded butterfly, a bit of white paint, and a lightbulb border.  To build up my picture matting, I added in tea bag leaving on the string, a piece of book paper focusing on Choplin, a bit of netting, a piece of bunting, and more kraft paper. The picture of Allie and the butterfly were icing on the cake. 

Thanks for dropping by for a visit.  You should check out Art Piaskownica - some beautiful things there!


  1. Wow, this is fabulous! Love it. Have a great month, hugs, Valerie

  2. This is absolutely gorgeous Nancy! I love the softness of the subtle Vintage colors and layers you've done! What a great gift for her and I'm sure you'll be thrilled to get to her once completed and it will cherished!

  3. A super page Nancy, you have created a fabulous background for your lovely photograph.
    Pauline - Crafting with Cotnob

  4. This is an amazing page Nancy. I am a sucker for vintage also, and so you captured my attention right off the bat. and you can't beat Paris, can you? Happy June to you also. Hope the month is treating you well. Hugs-Erika (I'm off to check out your kraken page now.)

  5. Fabulous page with all the layers.

  6. Świetna praca,dziękuję za udział w wyzwaniu Art-Piaskownicy.

  7. Super praca! Dziękuję za udział w zabawie Art - Piaskownicy :)

  8. Piękna praca. Cudowna kompozycja. Dziękuję za udział w wyzwaniu Art Piaskownicy 🙂


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