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Voyage in the Sea- Graphic 45 & Stampendous Hop

Hello! The Beneath the Sea hop with Graphic 45 is sadly coming to a close. I adore the Voyage Beneath the Sea papers that Graphic 45 so generously gave the team to use. For full hop details and prize info, please visit the Stampendous Blog. I have a layout to share with you today. My husband and I went on a cruise back in February, so I have lots of great photos that are just waiting to be scrapbooked. I decided to go with one of the photos that I took on the first day, when we were exploring the ship.

These papers are so perfect for the album I am making. Not just in the theme of the papers either. Many of my husband's "Hawaiian" shirts (which yes, he wears all year) pick up a lot of the colors in the papers.  I used Mermaid Melody, Deep Blue Dreams, and Ocean Quest for this page.

Stampendous' new Cling Seashells set (and don't forget the coordinating dies!) were perfect embellishments for this page. I stamped them on cream cardstock, and I embossed them with Golden Sand embossing powder from the new Beach embossing powder kit. Using a small Stencil Brush, I added a bit of Antique Linen ink to add some depth to each of the shells.

The page really came together all on it's own because of the fantastic Graphic 45 papers and seashell images. But, I felt it needed a bit of info, so I added a small tag that says, "As we explored the ship on our first day, Gene was happy to find this scale model. Especially since the Allure of the Seas was built in Finland." My husband, being Finnish, was really excited. I hope to share more pages for my cruise album with you soon. And I will definitely be using more of Graphic 45's papers  on many of them. Below is a list of all the folks sharing projects today. Thanks for stopping by. Have an inspiring day!

Alison Heikkila (that's me!)


Linda Agers said…
Beautiful scrapbook page. This is fabulous paper
Pam B said…
Great layout! I love the colors & different pieces you incorporated in this piece!
Sharon Thomas said…
What a great idea to use with the picture. Love it.
Sharon Thomas said…
What a great idea to use with the picture. Love it.
Pretty! I love how versatile Graphic 45 papers are!! This has been an awesome hop this week!! TFS!
Anonymous said…
Spectacular layout - So super that the colors in the shirt go right along with the theme and colors in the papers !!! Thanks for sharing 1
Judy said…
Very pretty layout. I'm really in love with these papers and of course all the wonderful Stampendous stamps in this collection. Thanks for sharing.
Mary Holshouser said…
what fun to have a husband who wears
shirts that will match the G45 paper.
Tell him to go for it - be comfortable.
Love the layout.
thanks for sharing.
Lovely layout! My hubs wears Hawaiian shirts all the time, too. Since we're in So. FL where it's always sunny, it works. lol
Viki Banaszak said…
I love your page. I so wish to go on many more cruises. They are so relaxing and I have never eaten better. Your husbands shirt is perfect with this paper.
Rea' said…
Beautiful layout ... love what you did, and the shells pop !!
LaChelle Unger said…
This layout is fantastic! Love this little card!
Amanda Rhodes said…
I love your layout and was thinking your husband's shirt really fits with the design!
SHartl said…
What a fun layout and you couldn't have picked a better photo to coordinate! Love this.
Ina Good said…
Happy scrapbooking with graphic 45 collection beneath the sea! Looks like fun and nice layout to begin with!
lucretia said…
Wonderful stuff - love the masculine feel. x
Vee said…
Great colors!
Linsey R said…
Such a fantastic layout!!! Thanks for the great inspiration! :)
Great layout! I love the colors!
Take Care!
BethW said…
Delightful layout. Papers and stamps perfect for happy picture of Gene.
Sue D said…
Fabulous layout for cruise photos.
D.Ann C said…
Terrific layout for your fun memories!
Kirsty Vittetoe said…
Beautiful layout and I like the colors.

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