Creating a summer scrapbook| Giveaway

Creating a summer scrapbook| Giveaway

With the summer well and truly behind us it’s the perfect time to look back over the memories we have made. How do you like to store yours? Maybe a blog like me or maybe your a real crafty type who like scrapbooking. I have to say I love the idea of a scrapbook – I love looking back through old photo albums but in recent years I find myself printing of less and less photos. Scrapbooking is a way to let your creativity shine through and make yourself something really beautiful to keep forever.

Stampin’ Up! have shared with me a great ‘how to’ for creating a summer scrapbook which makes it look so simple, I wanted to share it with you guys and give you the chance to win some goodies from them as well!


Materials List:

Big Shot Machine (113439)
Awesomely Artistic Stamp Set (139950)
Layered Letters Alphabet Stamps (138692)

Ink Pads
Black Stazon Inkpad (101406)
Mint Macaron Ink Pad (138326)
Blushing Bride  (131172)
Tip Top Taupe Ink Pad (138325)

Stampin Write Markers
Mint Macaron, Blushing Bride, Tip Top Taupe

Whisper White 12″ x 12 ” (124302)
Whisper White A4 (106549)
Tip Top Taupe A4 (138343)
Mint Macaron A4 (138344)
Blushing Bride A4 (131287)

In Color Blossom Accents (138383)
Expressions Naturals Elements (138395)
Pearls Basic Jewels (119247)

Step One:
Stamp the following onto the A4 white card:

  • 3 x Flower Cluster using Stazon Black ink pad
  • S U M M E R  letters using Pink, Taupe and Mint
  • 3 x Dragonflies; 2 in Pink, 1 in Taupe
  • Hessian image in pink
  • Date Banner in Taupeb)%20Step%201

Step Two:
Cut out the SUMMER letters using the Tags and Labels framelits and mount these onto cardstock of the same colour. Then cut out all of the other stamped images leaving a small white border all round. Then layer date banner onto the centre of one of the flower clusters.


Step Three:
Add the layered SUMMER word down the right hand side of the page. Then layer all photo mats onto the Mint cardstock square and position slightly to left. Cut tails into the three small banner pieces and add to the bottom right of the layered square.


Step Four:
Colour the wooden Celebrate word element using the Taupe marker pen and adhere this to the top of page using glue dots. e)%20Step%204

Step Five:
Adhere the date banner flower cluster to the centre of the photo mat square and the other two clusters to the top and bottom left hand corners.


Step Six
Randomly place the three cut out dragonflies over the photo mats. Add pearls to some of the flowers in the clusters to finish.


Looks fab doesn’t it! When broken down into these simple steps it sounds so easy. To help channel your creative crafty side Stampin’ Up! are giving one of my readers the chance to win one of their tin of cards project kits.


To be in with the chance of winning just enter via the gleam widget below – good luck!

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  1. Colin Anderson
    October 16, 2015 / 10:24 am

    This will keep the kid’s busy

  2. kim neville
    October 16, 2015 / 11:03 am

    Lovely idea to do

  3. Chris Andrews
    October 16, 2015 / 12:41 pm

    what a great idea

  4. Kirsty Webb
    October 16, 2015 / 12:53 pm

    What a amazing craft

  5. Keri Jones
    October 16, 2015 / 1:26 pm

    I love scrapbooking & my husband does project life. We would love these for our joint stash πŸ™‚ xx

  6. Claire D
    October 16, 2015 / 2:26 pm

    Great prize

  7. Leah
    October 16, 2015 / 2:43 pm

    Lovely! Thanks for hosting this giveaway!!

  8. laura stewart
    October 16, 2015 / 5:07 pm

    looks great xx

  9. Julie kenny
    October 16, 2015 / 6:16 pm

    Thanks for the chance to win such a lovey prize x

  10. Helen Atkins
    October 16, 2015 / 9:31 pm

    looks fun xx

  11. Jess woods
    October 16, 2015 / 9:46 pm

    Great idea would love to win thank you xx

  12. Laura Pritchard
    October 17, 2015 / 9:53 am

    I’m not very creative but I’m sure even I could do this.

  13. Stevie
    October 17, 2015 / 11:09 am

    I’d like to get stuck in with my niece. May keep her quiet for a while.

    October 17, 2015 / 1:35 pm

    My daughter would love it if I won this for her

  15. Julie Ward
    October 17, 2015 / 3:06 pm

    Grandaughter would love this

  16. Max Power
    October 17, 2015 / 6:01 pm

    What a good prize

  17. claire woods
    October 17, 2015 / 8:31 pm

    Love it.

  18. carole n
    October 17, 2015 / 8:50 pm

    Lovely prize, thank you

  19. Emma Ellams
    October 18, 2015 / 6:27 pm

    These look brilliant!

  20. Ruth Harwood
    October 19, 2015 / 7:41 am

    these look brilliant and loads of fun xx

  21. betony bennett
    October 20, 2015 / 12:05 pm

    My eldest daughter would love this πŸ™‚

  22. Sam Gregory
    October 22, 2015 / 10:20 pm

    Wow fantastic prize – would love to win

  23. donna l jones
    October 24, 2015 / 7:39 pm

    lovely giveaway

  24. Rachel Wise
    October 24, 2015 / 8:59 pm

    A great idea – lovely prize

  25. Natalie Crossan
    October 25, 2015 / 12:32 am

    Daughter would love this πŸ˜€ xx

  26. Lyndsey Beckford
    October 25, 2015 / 1:19 am

    Ooh my friend would love this πŸ™‚

  27. Gillian Hale
    October 25, 2015 / 7:32 am

    I would love to give this a go with my boys

  28. Alice Fox
    October 25, 2015 / 7:54 am

    This would keep us all busy πŸ™‚ xx

  29. Kay Foster
    October 25, 2015 / 8:49 am

    Great creative idea. x

  30. Susan Sargent
    October 25, 2015 / 10:44 am

    I would love to win this for my grandson. He loves his craft box and would make a lovely addition

  31. jo liddement
    October 25, 2015 / 11:02 am

    Nice to have a creative prize

  32. Jade H
    October 25, 2015 / 12:21 pm

    This looks lovely and makes beautiful cards

  33. KATHY D
    October 25, 2015 / 12:22 pm

    Love crafting with my three nieces

  34. Victoria Prince
    October 25, 2015 / 4:20 pm

    These are fab, the scrapbook looks beautiful πŸ™‚

  35. viv carey
    October 25, 2015 / 4:45 pm


  36. zoe bryan
    October 25, 2015 / 5:13 pm

    my kids love making cards and scrap books this would be fab

  37. Mike Gerrie
    October 25, 2015 / 7:32 pm

    That would keep my daughter busy in the dark nights to come

  38. Jo m welsh
    October 25, 2015 / 7:32 pm

    A lovely giveaway thank you

  39. October 25, 2015 / 8:04 pm

    we enjoy scrapbooking esp about the holidays we have been on – we keep tickets, entrance passes, photos, napkins, bills etc for them too πŸ˜€ its a great way of reliving the memories

  40. Sheri Darby
    October 25, 2015 / 8:34 pm

    This looks great fun

  41. Pam Francis Gregory
    October 25, 2015 / 9:35 pm

    Great giveaway. Thanks

  42. AnnaH
    October 25, 2015 / 10:00 pm

    Great prize!

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