Monday, November 1, 2010

Ready, Set Play: Boy Layout soooooo cute!! Giveaway!!!


Ready, Set, Play! layout
Hello all my dear creative blog readers and friends! I'm so excited that all of us gypsy users received those free cartridges today--wooohoo! YAY! So if you have a gypsy, you have a few new carts to play our Boys will be Boys Challenge! yipeeee! You can win the Simply Charmed cartridge courtesy of Memory Miser if you win our challenge!
To Kick off our BOYISH CHARMS challenge that Memory Miser is sponsoring, I have created a SUPER cute scrapbook layout! Isn't this the CUTEST ever??? I just LOVE It--and EVERYTHING came from the Boys will be Boys cartridge!
The GORGEOUS tractor ribbon you see on the right hand side is by Renaissance Ribbons--and it is absolutely gorgeous--the quality of this ribbon is unlike any I've seen-just amazing! In fact, I love this ribbon so much, I'm giving ONE follower a 1/2 yard of this ribbon which will be more than plenty for any scrapbooks or cards! Just leave me a comment under this post!
*****GIVEAWAY--1/2 yard of this super luxe tractor ribbon from Renaissance Ribbons--just leave me a comment******

Ingredients to "play" with this boyish layout:
Laura Foster Nicholson's Tractors on Blue Ribbon
Light Blue, Red, black, white, yellow, blue, green, brown and creme cardstocks
3 different patterned papers (shown: Red & Blue star for background, Plain border strip from DCWV All about Boys stack
Green small printed paper & yellow argyle printed paper (shown from: Flower shower Spring Stack)
Red cord/yarn


Directions
Using the Boys will be Boys cartridge, cut these paper piecings:
*Wagon at 5", Dinosaur at 3", robot at 2.5", truck with crane at 2.5", Plane at 2", Fishing Pole at 2.5", Pirate hat at 2",
Dog at 3", Pirate sword at 2", Ready Set Play phrase at 3.5", Solid curvy Arrow at 1.5" and kite (kite shift only) at 1.5" (kite should be cut 3 times to use for pennant) Paper piece these shapes as shown in cricut book.
Trim Light blue cardstock for center of each page at 10" and adhere to the red & blue star paper as shown.
Trim the green patterned paper and yellow argyle paper at 5x 10"-gluing the green to the bottom and yellow to the top of the lt blue cardstock.
Cut gingham cardstock 2" x 12" and glue on top of the yellow and green cardstocks where they meet--forming a middle border across the page.
Left Side Page:
Add all toys to the red wagon and place the wagon full of toys on the top left hand side as shown, with the fishing pole and fish at the back.
Add puppy pirate at the very bottom right hand side of this page.
Tie a small bow from the tractor ribbon and glue to the bottom left hand side of this page.
Cut a 4" length of red yarn, tie a bow and glue to the top of the yellow argyle paper forming a streamer.
Cut all kites in 1/s forming traingles, and glue alternating color trinagles along yarn bottom to create a pennant, continue ths onto the right hand side top, adding the white curvy arrow at the end of the pennant.
Right Side Page:
Add a 4" green square to the right hand side of the yellow top argyle border. Place Ready Set Play title on this square.
Use a white signo/gel pen to make "stitching" along the green title block.
Add a piece of 13" tractor ribbon to the right hand side of the blue cardstock, running the length of the page--tape edges to the back of your page.
Add your pictures along the bottom of the green block at the bottom of both pages, and add journaling to your wagon or pennant.

Enjoy--come back tomorrow for Tutorial Tuesday--I will have a great video tutorial for you AND another giveaway!!!