Sunday, April 21, 2013

♡♡ Paper Issues: Serendipity ♡♡



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Welcome to Paper Issues “Serendipity”

If this is your first stop, be sure to head over to Paper Issues to start at the beginning!

Here's the hop listing in case you get lost along the way:

Paper Issues Blog
Amy T. ☛ your'e here ☚
Audrey
Diana
Leslie 
Melissa
Pamella



Super Sponsor: Elle’s Studio
Theme: Serendipity
Giveaway: 5 packs of Serendipity goodness

Other ideas for inspiration:
Chance
Fate
Destiny
Luck Fortune
Kismet

I am so lovin' the new Elle's Studio Serendipity Collection:


The photo was taken last year, on my birthday by one of the kids.  

I do truly feel that I'm a lucky girl to have met Darin. 

Let's be honest, dating in your 40's when you have kids is pretty challenging.  I hit the ♥♥jackpot♥♥ with Darin.  He's kind, supportive, calm...the calmness always comes in handy when I'm freaking out about something.


All the paper elements are Elle's Studio.  I ran the shipping tag through my printer with the serendipity definition.  

The scallop trim on the top is the 'tab' on one of the 12x12 sheets I had to work with.  

The triangularly flag was preprinted via Elle's Studio, the rest of the sentiments are various SRM stickers.  

Since the sentiments are all going the one direction, I had to 'fix' the {XOXO} tag.  Originally it came with a 2 printed on the bottom...well, it was going the opposite direction of everything else so I trimmed the floral pattern from some Elle's packaging and then layered the 'pure joy' cut out too.


I wanted to bring out the pink so decided to stitch all the flags/tags down to the shipping tag.

Next up on the hop is  Audrey of Audrey's Reflection.

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53 comments:

  1. Awesome layout! Great photo!

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  2. So gorgeous Amy.

    Hugs Riet.xx

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  3. What a fabulous page! Loving the photo and the story!
    Have a great weekend!

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  4. Amy I love your page it is fabulous! You are Darin are so cute together!!

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  5. So pretty, Amy! I'm lovin' the layered and stitched banners!

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  6. Love how you stitched on the little tags and such! Very cute layout!!!

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  7. I love the stitching and color choices! This looks like a fun line! That little serendipity dictionary excerpt is wonderful! :) Thanks for sharing!

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  8. Lovely layout-soft and pretty, beautiful stitching!

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  9. Beautiful! Simple and classy. And I love how you did the tags! Love the story behind this too!

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  10. Great layout, Amy!!! Love all the little details! (=

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  11. Aww love seeing a bit of your "real" life. Fantastic job on the layout sista!

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  12. Super cute layout ! I love the shipping tag . Very cool . TFS .

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  13. Fabulous layout! Love how you printed the definition on the tag and all the little tags/flags. Great collection by Elle's Studio!

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  14. wonderful page and such a cute photo of you two!!!!!

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  15. Wow! I love that background paper!

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  16. You are a multi talented wonder.

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  17. Your layout is stunning, Amy!! Great picture too, you look both so happy :)

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  18. Great layout Amy! (you look so happy!) I adore the way you stitches those elements to the tag. Brilliant!

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  19. You, freaking about something? Inconceivable! But I am glad you found a keeper! Your layout and photo are beautiful!

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  20. Fab page Amy!! Love that you printed the definition on the shipping tag...I'm going to have to give that a try! And awesome use of the Elle's goodies!

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  21. EEEKKKKKK!! I loveeeeeeee this! LOVING that photo of you two and loveeeeeeeeeeeeeeee the pennants!!

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  22. Super cute page! Love how you used the tags under your journaling!!

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  23. Sista.... you should do more layout!!! This layout is fabulously sweet and beautiful!!... lovely photo of you too...Sweet!... hugs...x

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  24. Cute! Love that you printed the serendipity definition on the shipping tag!

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  25. I love the stitched sentiment banner strip! great layout and an awesome pic! so happy that you found a wonderful man dating in your 40's...maybe there's hope for me yet! :)

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  26. Amy....what a wonderful layout! I love all the little tags hanging off the definition tag. P.S. would never have guessed your age! 40 is coming for me this year!! :)

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  27. Such a nice layout, I love how you stitched the tags!

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  28. Beautiful page Amy. Love the pennants!

    Glad you found a great guy!

    P/s: You should scrapbook more girl...you are a natural. Did you not start scrapbooking before cardmaking?

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  29. Fabulous page, love all the color, Amy! Hope your weekend was perfect! Have a wonderful Monday.

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  30. Beautiful layout and beautiful picture!

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  31. What an adorable layout! Too cute!

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  32. Wonderful page, such a sweet photo of the two of you! Gorgeous papers and tags and flags - the design is great!!!

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  33. Elle's makes some pretty nice products to help with making the perfect layouts!

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  34. This is beautiful! Love that sweet photo and love it paired with the gorgeous gray background paper. Fabulous design with the layered banner goodies and tag. LOVE!

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  35. Such a thoughful and inspiring layout! Great job Amy!

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  36. Lovely LO ! Congrats on finding your love !

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  37. I love your layout! Make more! :D

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  38. Love all your fun layered embellishments on the page and it's great seeing a layout for a switch!

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  39. you are a cute couple! =) love all the tag/tab details on this. great design, too. beautiful layout, Amy!

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  40. So Cute Amy! I love how you used the labels as banners

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  41. I reckon Darin hit the jackpot too Amy!!! Gorgeous page :)

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  42. Super sweet picture! Encourages me to do a layout in time for National Scrapbooking Day!

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  43. Gorgeous layout, and thanks for sharing your feelings. I love the banner !!!

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Cheers,
~amy~