Tuesday, September 3, 2013

My Scrapbook Process: A Color Palette

The September Gallery is up over at Write.Click.Scrapbook.! This month's theme is Palette-able, meaning everyone began with a color palette as inspiration. I came up with my palette by shopping my embellishment stash. How about a little Peek At My Process?


This color combo made me happy and provided plenty of options. I'm thinking of going mainly turquoise with orange and yellow as accent colors.


I selected photos from our trip to northern Michigan last fall. Harbor Springs is a lovely little resort town on Lake Michigan. Looking at these photos again makes me want to go back.

Pulled the appropriate Color Files of patterned paper, and I'm ready to start scrapping!

Matted my photo on white cardstock and selected possible options for the background. I wanted to divide my canvas in some way...


Decided to go with a vertical band design, using two of the patterned papers and thin adding orange borders. Photo is pop dotted. This looks fresh and clean. I like it.


Placing a grid of circles on top of the band gave me many small compartments to fill with all the embellishment I had chosen.


Layering, layering, layering. Like putting small puzzles together. So much fun.


Here's my finished page! You can see what the rest of the team did right here. It is an inspiring gallery; I think I pinned most of the layouts. Hope you can go check it out! 

16 comments:

  1. That first picture of your colour choices pulled me right in. I loved seeing what papers you pulled and how it all came together

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  2. Beautiful page! I love seeing the transformation!

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  3. Absolutely beautiful, Sue! I love all of the embellished circles!

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  4. I love how this came together, Sue! The grid is awesome and I love how you added little bits to each of the circles. Fabulous page! :)

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  5. Absolutely gorgeous! I love all your colors and those photos are stunning! It looks like Heaven on Earth!

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  6. The colors are gorgeous with your photo, Sue! Love the fun design with the circles and how you embellished each one!

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  7. Stunning! Love it Sue... hugs....x

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  8. oooh Sue, that look so fun!
    I LOVE your Autumn colour palette... great step by step too!

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  9. I love the colors, how you created a home for your elements and that you showed us your process! Wonderful from start to finish! Thanks so much for sharing!

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  10. Fabuoulous photos as always! Loved seeing your stash in the first photo and how you ended up putting it all together.

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  11. I am absolutely BLOWN AWAY!! I love it!! I really enjoy your process posts, sometimes I don't know the "why" of choosing something, makes me feel like I should be more meaningful about what I choose for my layouts! I love it!

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  12. Love your color palette, Sue. And I recognize those hearts and banners you've cut too. I love, love, love all the cute touches on this page that bring it to life.

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  13. Great page, Sue!
    And fun color palette!

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  14. Wonderful color palette & I enjoyed seeing your process. Yes, it is like little puzzles - so much fun!

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