DOODLEBUG | Happy Camper Layout

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Middle child syndrome! I think this applies to my son when it comes to scrapping because I find it quite easy to scrap my teenage daughter and toddler son but my Master 8 is just a little bit more difficult. Through no fault of his own mind you... it's all to do with me and my ability or lack thereof for creating fun layouts that suit him. He is such a farm boy and there are very few tractors and trucks that make their way onto scrapbooking papers and he tends to be the most camera shy of the three.

Doodlebug Designs to the rescue! The new Happy Camper collection not only has lots of 'boy colours' but also boasts little fishies amongst the critters on offer so I jumped at the chance to scrap my son with his latest catch.

I decided to cut circles to emulate water bubbles created by fish so used various sizes and patterns including my photo and layered then down the page.

I've been on a hand-stitching frenzy lately so added a small areas of stitching along the sides of a few main circles to add that extra bit of texture and interest.

Oooo, I have a new favourite product - the Sprinkles now have sparkle and although it was hard to photograph so you could see just how glittery they are... believe me they are super cute!

And finally I can say I have used the new 'chippers' alphas. These bad boys are fabulous for adding major punch to a heading because they are larger than the standard alphas and made from chipboard with a gloss finish. Perfect for high impact!

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  1. absolutely stunning!!!! I love the circle bubble, brilliant idea. I have difficulty on creating boy's layout as I don't have many boy's related scrapbook materials. I like the photo cropped into circle and matted on circle cardstock, creating harmonious flow to the layout. Your mixed alphas really give a great awesome impact on the title! Thank you the inspiration, I have picked up so much tips from this layout alone.

  2. Wonderful page! Love the pops of orange against the blue and overall page design!

  3. This looks wonderful.. it is almost biblical! (remembering the story of the loaves and fishes!!) great title and love the circle elements, love the colors too...

  4. Beautiful. I love your design of this page...and the colours are so fresh and lovely.

  5. ahh... the circles!! you are amazing!! Love this LO..x

  6. I love this! Fabulous and so creative! TFS!