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Stampendous and Clear Scraps Collaboration: Parrot Party

The Stampendous team has been doing a fun collaboration with Clear Scraps all week long. Since today it Dreamweaver Thursdays, I was sure to infuse a bit of stenciling and die-cut goodness into my project.

I made a scrapbook page featuring not only a fun piece of acrylic from Clear Scraps, but a stencil and die-cut from Dreamweaver as well as a stunning Parrot and a companion leaf. For the acrylic piece, I took the Quatrefoil stencil and applied alcohol inks to it. Here's a closer look.

I love how the various colors of alcohol inks blend together. I used a purple, a cornflower blue, a yellow and a green. I also wrote my title with a Sharpie on the acrylic sheet.

I colored the parrot and large leaves with my Tombow watercolor markers. You can see in the above photo the Leafy Branch die cut that I used with a metallic cardstock.

I used some washi tape to help secure the Clear Scraps piece to my layout. There's also a hidden staple to further keep it attached. How would you like to see more? Please be sure to visit the the links below to see all of the posts for this wonderful collaboration. Thanks for stopping by. Have an inspiring day!


Liz Lumsden said…
You chose perfect embellishments for your wonderful photos! Great layout!
LaChelle Shown said…
I love how it has a 3D effect. It's beautiful!
Lyn Bernatovich said…
Fun layout and colors! Works great with your photos.
Jamie Martin said…
Very Pretty and colorful :)
love the colors, such a fun layout!
WOW! WOW! WOW! WOW! WOW! LOVE this brilliant layout! The parrot is spectacular and I love the alcohol inks because they give such vivid colors!!! TFS!
Nancy Keslin said…
lovely. beautiful colors.
Stampendous said…
Oh how fantastic is this layout! It looks like a jungle surrounding them and perfect match with your photos. Thank you for sharing these great ways to use Stampendous and Dreamweaver products!
Pam Hornschu said…
Such a fun scrap page! Love the colors, and your use of the Clear Scraps piece.
Denise Bryant said…
Gorgeous page! Love the parrot stamp colored to go with the Blue & Gold Macaw!
Gina Furman said…
Stunning colors on this layout, and the stamps match the occassion of your photos perfectly!
BurningRubber said…
This lay out is gorgeous! I love the parrot! The pictures are wonderful.
Judy said…
I love your layout. The parrot is beautiful. Thanks for sharing with us.
Louise said…
Fun page! Your parrot turned out great, and I love the pictures!
Louise said…
Fun page! Your parrot turned out great and I love the pictures!
Cindy Groh said…
Such a fantastic layout. The stamp goes perfectly with your pictures.
Katie said…
Love this stencil and how you combined alcohol inks with it! Great layout! :) Thanks for sharing.

Katie B.
McStamper said…
Fantastic layout.
Mary Holshouser said…
Love the parrot. He is so bright and colorful.
thanks for sharing a wonderful card. - Illinois
That parrot is beautiful with you background page color. Wonderful layout. TFS
Jean said…
Such an amazing layout! Amazing colors!
Janis said…
What perfect images for showcasing these wonderful photos!! Love the colorful parrots!!!
<3 J

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Sue D said…
Fun and colorful--I like the use of washi tape.
Sue in Ohio
What a wonderful layout and love the layers of artwork! So beautiful!
Clever use of parrots to make a beautiful scrapbook page1

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