Saturday, September 22, 2012

A Layout To Share Of My Son

Usually I scrapbook what is on my mind that day if I don't have design team assignments.  My oldest son and his wife are on my mind a lot so I thought I would scrapbook a layout using a wainscotting technique I saw in the fall issue of Canadian Scrapbooker Magazine. The article I am referring to is  "Tool Junkie" by Christy Riopel.  Christy used the Stampin Up Simply Scored scoring tool but I have a Scor-Pal so I improvised.

Gray Cardstock
Weathered Wood Distress Ink - Tim Holtz
Scor-Pal Score Board
 The gray cardstock background was scored every half inch on my Scor-Pal scoring board.

Score At Every 1/2 Inch Mark
Turn Cardstock Over
Turn the page over and notice that the scoring lines are raised on the backside so I chose to ink the back.

I then used Tim Holtz Distressed Ink in Weathered Wood and applied the ink pad directly to the paper in a downward motion being sure to cover the entire page.

Run Inkpad from top to bottom of page

Finally, I ran the Tim Holtz Distress Stain in Picket Fence over the entire scored and inked page for a more distressed, softer look.

After inking, run Tim Holtz Distress Stain Picket Fence over paper

Next, I cut the title "Son" from my Silhouette Cameo, applied Glossy Accents to the letters and then fussy cut the lighthouse and distressed all the papers.  A piece of jute was added to give more texture as well as the buttons.

I used Webster's Pages Yacht Club Collection for the papers.  The sketch that inspired me was by Pagedrafts Sketch #13.

It was a lot of fun to do and I like the way it turned out.

Have a good Saturday!


  1. Very cool technique! Going to have to try that!

  2. That's a very neat technique. TFS.

  3. Love the LO and thanks for sharing the technique....going to try that with my Martha Stewart board (it looks exactly like yours!!lol).
    Hugs xx