Capturing Summer with Jamie Leija

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Hiya, it’s Jamie! This month’s kit plus the Sunny Days collection, just begs to be used for your summer memories! I put together this fun page highlighting my favorite summer pastimes.

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July 2016 Cut File, July 2016 Monthly Kit, Favorite Acrylic, Stars Acrylic, and Letters & Numbers – Pink.

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The “Favorite” acrylic was the starting point for the page. So combining it with the summer, I got to my favorite summer pastimes: reading, relaxing by the pool, sipping iced tea, scrapbooking and also just resting and hanging out! With the craziness of the beginning of the year, I wanted to make sure this summer was filled with plenty of resting and recharging activities. I included photos of my summer reading stack and the family relaxing by the pool.

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I love a good pie chart and there were so many available this month, from the journaling tag to the acrylic pieces to the cut file. I opted for the cut file and backed it with paper from the 12×12 Paper Collection and 6×6 paper stack.

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To highlight the five activities, I used the label stamp from the Sunny Days stamp set, cut them out and placed them around the page. I also added a few acrylic stars and tags from the monthly kit to finish the page.

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It’s a fun page that I think captures this season of my life! Now back to my summer of scrapbooking, reading and relaxing! I hope you get time for some of that too!

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We’d love to see how you are capturing your summer – Make sure you use the #EllesStudio hashtag when sharing your projects on Instagram for a chance to be featured on our feed!

Comments

  1. What an awesome recap of what you want to do for your summer all turned into a fun layout.

    • Thanks Barbara! I’m so happy with how it turned out too 🙂

  2. ari says

    Lovely layout. I love the striped paper below the white cardstock and the shape of the cut out!!

    • Thanks Ari! That striped paper is awesome!

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