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Monday, September 28, 2015


AHHH! Halloween! The time of year where the cuteness is overflowing.

One of the challenges of making die cuts like these is actually incorporating them into a layout without the die cut actually dominating the whole scene. For me, a scrapbook page should be about the photo(s). I like for you to see the "whole page", not just one particular feature.

The other challenge is using them in a way that I personally like to scrap . . . lots of negative space. I made this layout following Stuck?! September's 15th - 29th contest.

I also used Scrapping Bug Designs "Happy Fright Night" file. Since the sketch used multiple photos, I decided to have the crow and pumpkins be a part of that flow. They are the "third" photo, in other words.

And lastly, yes the background paper is not white. The color is actually "smoke", a very very light gray. I originally had a subdued patterned orange as my background but it felt like too much orange. Like it was reaching out and suffocating everything!!

Wait . . . I got caught up in the moment there for a second. . .

Thanks for stopping by today!

--AC Cardstock: Smoke (background)
---Teresa Collins: Masquerade PP, chipboard, borders and dies
Circle template and twine
Scrapping Bug Designs file (crow and pumpkins)
Sequins (Hobby Lobby table decor)


  1. Ethics psge is so super cute, I struggle with the same issues you do about using die cuts on my layout and you have done a great job of incorporating them on your page, thanks for the tip and Thanks for playing along at Stuck?! Sketches!

  2. Great job with the die is the star of your layout but not overwhelming! Well done. Thanks for playing along with Stuck?!

  3. So, so beautiful. I love att the attention to detail.