Scrapbooking with Stamps – Part 3

Finally, I’m back with Part 3 of the Scrapbooking with Stamps series. First let me apologize for the less than perfect photos this time around. The lighting when I took these photos was not the greatest. Anyway, we’ve talked about using stamps as a background or as a border, but this way is probably my favorite: using stamps as an embellishment. I don’t know about you, but in my 12+ years of scrapbooking, I’ve bought a lot of little embellies over the years — from flowers and buttons to brads and jewels. Since I’ve started stamping, though, I love using my stamps to make custom embellishments that match my patterned paper and photos. On this page I didn’t actually slip photos in yet, but I totally see it being a spring-like page — maybe Easter, a nature walk or maybe even a spring birthday page. Here is the full page: Here I used a sneak peek stamp set called Bright Blossoms and some new wonderful bright and cheery paper (both will be available in April!). The stamp set, paper and some other fun new items are all part of a new line called Summer Smooches. I used the Bright Blossoms

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