Monday, September 1, 2014

BDay Party Layout

Hello crafty friends,

My baby boy will turn 14 in a few days.  We had a family party on Saturday for him.   I took Thursday and Friday off, which I used to get ready for the party.  I used Sunday, to recover from the party (I don't really like parties).   Today I got up and went right into my craft room.  I was on a mission to scrapbook.

Honestly, it's been a while since I've been in the frame of mind to scrapbook.  Kind of lost my mojo there for a while and I'm not sure I have it back.   But with a handful of newly printed (kudos to my new printer) birthday photos.  I pulled out the Pebbles Birthday Wishes 12x12 paper pad Wendy Antenucci sent me a while ago.   Was it really back in June?  WOW!  This summer has just flown bye me. 

Those who know me, know I love pattern paper and I love designs with text.  When I saw Wendy's layout on the Pebbles blog a while ago, I fell completely in LOVE and asked for a tutorial, which she very kindly gave us on June 23rd (here).  I still love Wendy's original layout with all the color and embellishments she added.  My plan was to copy (scrap lift) her layout, but when I sat down, I ended up going in a different direction.  

Here's a photo of Wendy's original layout:

Here's my layout:

I think it's a teen friendly layout  and I'm happy with how it turned out... although I just noticed that I didn't include his age, so I'll have to find a place to insert that important piece of info.    

Thanks for stopping bye.  Stay tune for more bday layouts in the coming weeks.  


  1. It looks great Mary, I think it turned out very teen friendly with the black it pops and love how you put it on the blue striped paper! Happy Birthday to your boy!

  2. What a beautiful layout, Mary!! I love the papers with the birthday text!! Happy, happy birthday to your son!! I hope he has a fabulous 14th b-day!! Have a great evening :)

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