Painted Scrapbook Pages


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I found the book “Painted Scrapbook Pages” by Mylinda van Zee very inspiring.
She also has a motivating Blog and website.
Melynda’s Passion

My “Scrapbook with Passion Tip of the Day”…Go “Do SOME scrapbooking today.”
-Mylinda van Zee


I found some interesting ideas to make background papers and clever hints.
The book is easy to read and well illustrated. The materials used are mostly inexpensive.


I tried the design concept ” magic of three”
with this digital layout “Beach Baby” in 2007.
Three Photos, Three colors, three Repeated words (Titles) & Three similar elements (shells & Starfish) Font: Comic Sans Dings: Blue Vinyl

Beach Baby
Red Leaf Scrapping

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I used a toothbrush and three different coordinating colors of Decoart Americana Acrylic Paint to splatter paint onto white Card-stock. “Although not labeled as such, Deco Art Americana paints are acid-free. (Info from Deco Art’s chemist).” – Rebecca Baer


I used the orange paper for Fall
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I used the sand colored paper for traditional scrapbooking “Beach Baby” layout.
Scrapbooked July 2008
Techniques: Bleach stamps (baby Footprint and some shells)
Watermark Stamps ( Starfish)
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The netting was made from a hair-net.

Here I experimented with watercolors and rock-salt on Card-stock.

I used the blue paper for my “At the Beach” layout.
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Hand decorated paper
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More of my Scrapbook
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More craft books
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Goodreads

11 comments

  1. Wow, Tok, your creativity is endless! These pages are gorgeous…now you have me seriously longing for summer, and the beach 🙂

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    • Thank you very much, I’m glad you liked them 😉
      We have had a great summer in Calgary so far.
      We went to Newfoundland for a few days, unfortunately it rained most of the time, so at least we saw some foggy beaches ;-(

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  2. You are so talented. I wish that I could just ship you a big box of photos to create this for my family. Love the beach and fall scenes.

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