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Saturday, March 17, 2012

Be Amazing - Be You! TPV Zipper Gluber Tutorial

It seems like it's been forever since I took on a My Mind's Eye Challenge. So, since I had a scrappy night with girlfriends, I decided to go for it. Here is Anam Stubbington's awesome sketch...
and here is my take on it, using my favorite Senior photo of my son that I took last fall and the My Mind's Eye Be Amazing collection. I LOVE this paper collection!! It was perfect for senior pics.
I cut apart the hexagon paper and ran it through my computer printer to add some journaling. I added some foam tape under some pieces to give it more dimension.
The zipper embellishment I made from an old zipper I removed from my son's favorite shorts. I had put a new zipper in his shorts and had a lightbulb moment about what to do with the old zipper. It's the perfect guy embellishment.
I prepared this tutorial for The Paper Variety on how I made it.
 
The zipper I used was probably 30" long.

Let me know what you think. I love to read your comments :)

I am also linking up with 
Burlap and Buttercups - recycle something (the zipper)
Frosted Designs - Fab Friday; Thing with wings (dragonflies)


8 comments:

  1. Whaou, a beautiful layout !!! I love your flower ... Thanks for the tutorial !!!
    Bizz

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  2. oh, this is an awesome layout! I love all the details, and put together so beautifully to showcase your picture. Your son is very handsome! Thanks for sharing with us at Frosted Designs!

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  3. this layout is AMAZING Marcia! a definite winner at MME... love that zipper embellie on a guy page! I need to find me some glubers! :)
    Suzanne

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  4. What a beautiful layout!!! Love all details. The dragonflies are amazing too. Thanks for joining us at Frosted Designs.

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  5. Love this layout! Love the colours and this collection. Thanks for playing along with us at Frosted Designs!

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  6. Beautiful page!!! Love the design and the recycled zipper idea :) Thank you for playing with us at Burlap & Buttercups!

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  7. wow, this is stunning, Marcia! I'm sure this LO will be the winner!

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  8. This is fantastic! Thank you for joining us this week at Frosted Designs!

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I love hearing what you think!