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A layout I actually love!

I did this page for Scrapbook News + Review (the July issue dropped yesterday, by the way – it’s FABULOUS! Over 300 projects!) in the June issue for the sketch column and I REALLY was happy with how it came out. And it was even a page about something me (or at least my shoes, lol)! Yay me! 🙂

Supply list:
Patterned papers – Organic Honeysuckle and Organic Poppy from Bo Bunny
Journaling pen – Zig Writer in chocolate from EK Success
Ink – Colorbox Fluid Chalk in Chestnut Roan from Clearsnap
Cutter – Curvy Cutter from EK Success
Letter stickers – American Crafts LAX Remarks
Flowers – Prima
Velvet brads – Making Memories

Journaling:
No, I don’t wait to catch glimpses of robins, or to see flowers peeking up through the soil. For me, Spring is here when I can pull out all my favorite shoes and set my toes free! Growing up, I was never a “shoe girl” – I had sensible, boring shoes. Even in college and beyond, I never got into shoe shopping. I always had a few pairs – a pair of tennis shoes, a pair or two of heels, and a pair or two of dress flats. All usually in black, brown and white. After my divorce, however, I started to pay more attention to my appearance – it was time for a change! I was shopping for clothes one day, and the store happened to have a small selection of shoes. A pair of high heeled red sandals caught my eye. Red! I’ve never owned a pair of red shoes in my life! It was daring. It was provocative. It was everything I wanted to be! Soon that adorable pair of shoes (which I left in my hotel room at CHA last year) led to more. And more. I am now a shoe whore – I admit it! And all of my favorites are open-toed with a heel. They make me feel pretty. And sexy. Like a new person – a girl enjoying Spring again! Time to go shopping!
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4 Responses

  1. I’m a shoe gal too … love this layout.

  2. LOL one good thing about being on the Mag with you is that I get to see your work before others….GREAT JOB! Love this page, its so cute!

  3. Love the page!!!

  4. LOve the journalling and the shoes !!!! great page girl XXX

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