Scrapbooking as much as possible, but sometimes getting distracted by birthdays and life!

I have to admit. I’m not much for bling. I love the way it looks on everyone else’s projects, I just don’t buy a lot and don’t use it a lot.  I am also not a fan of glitter. It just gets everywhere and that bothers me. “Why is she blathering about bling?” you may ask. Well, I loved this sketch, especially once I got the inspiration for which photos to use and part of the challenge was to include some bling from your stash. After all the blog is called “Scrap Our Stash”! And hey, while I was at it and busy with my Cameo and playing with glitter, I thought it’d be great to enter the “glitter it up” challenge at Cameo Creations!

So what I saw in the sketch was a vertical strip of pictures, stars and the scattered bling. What I was inspired to use was a planet, a photo booth strip, lots of stars and glitter and epoxy bubbles!

Here’s a look at what I created (and had a lot of fun, especially with the bling part!)

Here's a peek at the journaling

Here’s a peek at the journaling

Bling on the title and bubbles

Glitter on the title and bubble bling

Details in lower right corner

                                   Details in lower right corner                                             metallic silver gelato on grade circle and word 

I'm star struck!

I’m star struck!

(The pictures were left at a larger file size so that if you click on them you can see more detail. What do you think? Should I go big again or should I shrink the file size as I have on previous posts?)

Here are the details:

Cardstock: DCWV (La Creme), Core’dinations, Stampin’ Up!

Vellum: JoAnn

Patterned Paper: Little Yellow Bicycle – Makin’ The Grade

Letter Stickers: American Crafts Thickers – Letterman

Font: Space Age

Digital Cutter: Silhouette Cameo

Cutting files:

  • SVGs: Kerri Bradford Studio – School Years
  • Silhouette files: Paper Bakery – Everyday Polaroids, Creating Keepsakes – Super Stars, Sarah Hurley – Night Sky – stars, moon and planets, Ginger Snapit Designs – Field Trip

Stamp : Studio Calico

Ink : Tsukineko Brilliance – Starlite Silver

Glitter : Doodlebug Design, Inc. – Sugar Coating

Bling : Close to My Heart – Epoxy Bubbles – Green and Blue

Paint : Faber-Castell Gelatos – Metallic

Pens: Bic – Mark-It – Hot Aqua, Kuretake – Zig Writer – Platinum and Zig – Archival – Black

Glue : Zig and Xyron

I will be entering this LO into the Scrap Our Stash July 15th Sketch with Stash #5 Challenge

http://scrapourstash.blogspot.com/2013/07/sketch-with-stash-challenge-5.html

and the Glitter it Up Challenge at Cameo Creations Challenge:

http://cameocreationschallenge.blogspot.com/2013/07/glitter-it-up.html

I’d love to hear what you have to think about my latest creation! Thanks so much for taking the time to stop in and comment!

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Comments on: "Having a sparkly good time!" (14)

  1. I’m loving the cluster of embellishments!

  2. This is such a great layout! I love everything about it – great job with the bling!

  3. What a great layout!! You did a great job! and yay for using bling..heehe…I giggled as you don’t like to use it and it’s rare if I don’t use it!

  4. shawnandjenni said:

    This is super cute! I love all the cuts from the Silhouette and that little geo tag with a star?? So clever! Thaks for playing along at Scrap Our Stash!

  5. This is an awesome layout! Great bling too!

  6. I love your big title work and the design of your page! Thanks for playing along with SOS!
    e.

  7. Love yoyur page and take on the SOS challenge! Awesome job with your embellishments and title work! Thank you for playing along at Scrap Our Stash!

  8. Congrats on the blog! And what a fabulous page! 🙂

  9. Absolutely fantastic job with the challenge! Beautiful layout! Thanks for playing along with us at Scrap Our Stash! 🙂

  10. This is a fantastic layout! Thanks for joining us at Cameo Creations Challenges!

  11. I’m not much for bling, either. Love what you’ve done on this page, really rockin’ the Cameo!

  12. Love how you did your title. Great layout

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