On Sunday, my baby boy turned 18. Gulp. Shocking but true.
|BoyGenius on his FIRST birthday 🙂|
We had lots of wonderful family time all weekend with him, and a very special guest showed up as a “Surprise!”
|His Uncle Howard surprised him and flew in from Nicaragua to celebrate his birthday|
|His sister decorated the cake|
|Not a cake kinda guy…thus the chocolate strawberries.|
Quite awhile ago I decided to work on birthday layouts right after they happened….when everything is fresh in my mind. So I grabbed a photo of BoyGenius from Sunday and looked for papers.
The Kaisercraft “75 Cents” collection is perfect for a ‘guy page.’
I also found this sketch on the Kaisercraft blog, for their April Saturday sketch challenge…
And here is my layout based on the sketch…
Those cool number tags are a TM Exclusives product from my local scrapbook store, Treasured Memories.
The keys are older K & Company, and I cut that heart from a scrap piece of corrugated cardboard.
The copper wire is Art-C, and the chevron stamp is Bo Bunny. I used both Clearsnap and Prima chalk inks for the edges and on the heart.
|I used a fine-tipped Sharpie to draw faux stitches|
If you would like to see how this layout came together, I made a video tutorial.
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I enjoyed designing with this Kaisercraft collection so much that I’ve already started another layout! Stay tuned….