I decided I better get scrapping again because the summer is almost over and I need to take advantage of no obligations! :) So, I decided to jump on some challenges at my two favourite scrappy hangouts.
I also remember a tutorial that my friend, Adele, made with her sister to teach us how to make our own stick pins. I love the stick pin crazy but I don't have many in my stash because, let's face it, they're pretty pricey. So, I ordered a bunch of different beads from Jo's online and my friend, Laurie, mailed them to me a while ago. Yesterday was the day that I decided to give it a go. And I have to say that I'm pretty happy with the results. Here they are:
This is the layout that I made the red pin for. This was for a challenge at SNC for April. We were to use grey as our base with a pop of red and some distressing.
A close-up of the buttons and the stick pin. I see I need to get more glue off. *blush*
I also inked the cardstock underneath the vellum title block as well as the edges of the vellum: