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Hi, my name is Jill. I am a stay at home Mummy, born in Scotland and living in Dubai. I love to scrapbook, make hand-crafted cards and paper projects. I am a full-time mummy to Adam and have a wonderful husband and great family. I love stamping and being creative. I lie awake at night thinking up new designs! Does everyone do this or is it just me? :) Thanks for stopping by. Jill x

Monday, August 6, 2012

My Boys!

Good morning crafters, I hope you all had a good weekend.
Today I want to share with you a layout I created as part of my DT inspiration for Paper Lane using this beautiful paper from the Echo Park, Paradise Beach collection. The colours and designs in this collection are fabulous and perfect for summer photos.


I used the ‘Paradise’ paper for my base.  I loved the design with the palm tree and waves.  It fitted well with the photo I wanted to use which is a snap i took of my supportive hubby and fabulous son mashAllah when we went for  short stay to Fujairah, UAE.

To start with, I lightly sprayed the layout with Tattered Angels glimmer mist.  Then I created two borders from the Echo Park ‘Beach Bum’ paper and adhered them to the top of my layout. I stamped ‘my boys’ onto the tabs using an American Crafts alphabet stamp set.  I created a mat for my photo and adhered it into position using double sided tape.  The flourish is made of chipboard and coloured with Tattered angels glimmer mist with some Ranger  embossing powder sprinkled on top to give it extra bling and set in place with my heat tool.  The tags were cut from the same ‘beach bum’ paper and attached around the sun with dimensionals. The ribbon was ruffled like waves and attached with tape.
Thank you for visiting me today. If you leave me a comment, i will know you have been to see my blog and i can visit you back.
Take care,
p.s Watch this space for a card i made from the same Echo Park Paradise Beach collection. 


  1. What a great page, Jill! I love how you used the word strips as "rays" on the sun.

  2. Love this Jill!Beautiful design and colours :)


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