If you're just joining us, welcome to Song of My Heart Stampers' blog series challenge, 31 Pages In 31 Days! Every day during the month of August, I'll be posting a scrapbook layout for inspiration. I am running a Scrapbooking Summer School on four consecutive Thursday nights in August, and I've issued them a challenge--complete thirty-one pages in just thirty-one days.
You can play along at home, too! Join the online support group here at the 31 Pages in 31 Days official Facebook fan page! And use the hashtag #31pagesin31days to make your project searchable for everyone participating!
Another double-page spread today, a masculine one this time!
I'll be honest and share that one of my goals for this page was to cover up as much of that tiny black and white chevron pattern as possible! Maybe it's just me, but I went booglie-eyed every time I even glanced at it. When I cut the pieces for the packets for Scrapbooking Summer School, I had to turn the paper over to the other side so I could focus! Funny!
TODAY'S TIP: Sub in ANY accent color for the cool vintage turquoise I used, and this mostly-monochromatic layout still looks great. Why? Because the accent color is used proportionally to all the other colors (keeping in mind that the two photo mats on the left hand page will be 95% covered by the pictures, leaving only a rim of turquoise around them.) As a general rule, designers strive for 50% main color, 30-35% secondary color, and 15-20% accent color. If there's four colors involved, it's typically 40% main, 30% secondary, 20% secondary two, and 10% accent. Works for home decor--and scrapbook pages!
Complete Supply List for Black & White Chevron You're A Classic Page:
- Pop Of Pink Specialty Designer Series Paper
- Basic Black 8-1/2" X 11" Card Stock
- Basic Gray 8-1/2" X 11" Card Stock
- Smoky Slate 8-1/2" X 11" Card Stock
- Whisper White 8-1/2" X 11" Card Stock
- Tempting Turquoise 8-1/2" X 11" Card Stock
- Tempting Turquoise Classic Stampin' Pad
- Basic Gray Archival Stampin’ Pad
- Guy Greetings Photopolymer Stamp Set
- Guy Greetings Cling-mount Rubber Stamp Set
- Guy Greetings Wood-mount Rubber Stamp Set
- Gorgeous Grunge Wood-mount Rubber Stamp Set
- Gorgeous Grunge Cling-mount Rubber Stamp Set
- Smoky Slate 1/8" Stitched Ribbon
- Tip Top Taupe 5/8" Mini Striped Ribbon
- 2" Circle Punch
- Decorative Label Punch
- Other: Antique Brads, Border Chevron Punch
See you tomorrow for Day Eight, our first Monday morning! We'll be drawing our first week's Scrapbooking Giveaway winner from everyone who left a comment on one of the week's 31 Pages in 31 days posts. Don't forget to comment, and don't forget to tag your creations with the #31pagesin31days hashtag so they're searchable when others playing along look for inspiration, too. Thanks for stopping by!