November 21, 2010

BasicGrey "Jovial" Line

Oh, the joy of christmas scrapbook papers! And, as expected, BasicGrey did not disappoint. Their Jovial line is simply gorgeous.

I did something different and created my cards before my layouts. I loved that this line could look formal and classy but with the same papers it could be fun and sassy!

Formal and classy: (marshmallow glimmer mist makes great lookin' snow on black cardstock!)

Fun and sassy:

For my layouts, I created a two page layout (which I haven't done in awhile) using several photos. I like the idea of using several photos on my Christmas layouts so I don't have pages and pages and PAGES of the same kinds of pictures every year. :)
My "Frosty" layout also uses multiple photos-- wallet sized. I based the theme on a subject that passed over multiple years versus the same activity in one year. This is a great way to combine a tradition w/ only one photo from several years together.

Aren't those chipboard snowmen (and snowflakes... and ornaments.... and stars... and frames.... and journaling spots) just the cutest? Go get you some JOVIAL!
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Leah said...

That snowman paper is so cute. I love the snowmen. The cards and LO are all so well done.

Anonymous said...

I love your "food, family, and fun" lay-out, it reminds me of a Jen Jockish lay-out! It is so coool, I love the way you layered and added the emblishments carefuly so it doesn't look too busy and it's full of wonderful things to look at. I am super impressed with the "Frosty" lay-out, all those funky snowmen, you really made it work beautifuly, I would have struggled with that, and you've made a mini-masterpiece out of it. I'm impressed. Totally delightful!!! love, Deb.

Kristi said...

Beautiful. I love the hills in your reindeer card. This line really is cute.

Judy said...

I love it ALL!!! The paper is so cute and your layouts, cards and embellishments are perfect!!! Super cute...I need to get some of that paper before it's all gone!