Monday, April 9, 2012

A Strip Scrap Strategy


Whenever I want to do some fast scrapping, I turn to sketches and challenges to jumpstart my creativity. This time I viewed a Glitter Girl Adventure video, Three Scrap Strategies, and was inspired to create the following page.


I have had the Emerson quote paper for quite some time and the story behind the photo made it quite appropriate for my project. The orangutan in my photo, Berani, is a resourceful little fellow, who had once escaped his enclosure, using a rope and T-shirt to swing out over the moat and fencing. He took that quote to heart, but his keepers didn't appreciate his wanderlust and brought him back to the orangutan exhibit.


Also with my "camping" papers, I found orange, brown and green scraps to compliment my photo. Again, most of these had been in my stash for quite some time. In fact, the only recently acquired product on this page are the bingo cards, cut from a recent Simple Stories collection. As much as I like new supplies, it feels good to use up stuff from the stash! I might have to apply this particular scrap strategy again.

8 comments:

scrapbookertink said...

LOL that pic is toooo cute, great layout, take care, Doreen x

Mary Jo Rhoda said...

What a cool story!
And I love how you showcased it :)

I love sketches and challenges for a good jumpstart as well! :)

Jennifer Smith-Sloane said...

Love your strippy scrapping! :) Thanks for commenting on my blog as well.

soapHOUSEmama said...

love your take on this! Fabulous colors :)

Diane Payne said...

Great layout and story too!

Teka Cochonneau said...

Cool layout. Love the strips of paper.

Patricia said...

Very cool layout! Thanks for sharing it!

Alyssa said...

Wow, I love what you've done with this page! So brilliant. The background paper, the paper choices--everything is awesome.