Sunday, 6 May 2012

A right royal Scrap

I’m really looking forward to the Queens Jubilee but probably not for the same reason as everyone else. You see Jubilee day is the tenth anniversary of meeting my lovely other half Pete…and also a few days later it’s my birthday ! I’m making the most then of the Jubilee/London themed challenges about and have scrapped some photos from my Birthday trip to London last year.
I’ve used the sketch from “Just us Girls” for inspiration.
It was my 40th and Pete booked a gorgeous limo. We stayed in Covent Garden and were there for Trooping the Colour for the Queen’s official birthday and saw the RAF flyover. You can just see the planes  in the slide frame below !
I’ve used the page showing London from an old road atlas as background, which I covered with a thin layer of Gesso to tone it down a bit before adding stamped images (Indigo blue and Crafty individuals) and embellishments. I made a couple of little pin wheels and love how they turned out ! The crown is stamped on acetate and embossed with Ranger African gold EP.
It’s ages since I’ve done any scrapbooking and I’ve really enjoyed myself today. I’ve more photos from this trip so may have to have another go Tomorrow (Yay for Bank Holidays!) – lets face it if this wet weather keeps up we won’t be going out anywhere!
I’m sharing this page at -
Thanks for visiting…..Esther xx


  1. Fabulous stamping and layout Esther and what an amazing birthday weekend you had.
    Thanks for joining the Stampettes at FSC.
    hugs {brenda} xox

  2. WOW Esther, what a great LO, I love it!!!!! so patriotic :-) Debi x

  3. What a super l/o Esther, love the windmill and crown additions, it's all so perfect for our themes this month. And congratulations on your own anniversary.

    Thanks so much for sharing with us at Penny Black and More and Stampalot challenges this month. Good luck with both.

    B x

  4. So fabulous Lo to remember and celebrate,
    thanks for sharing at Penny Black and more;-))m

  5. Wonderful design and full of great textures, love this Esther and thank you for joining in with the Happy Daze theme this month. Have a great week, Annette x

  6. This is so creative Esther what an amazing birthday that must have been love how you have kept the memory alive with this LO.

    Thanks for sharing such a beautiful event with us at FSC.

    Hugs Shirley x x

  7. Fabulous layouts, love the designs, thanks for joining Penny black & More @ Allsorts and Sir Stampalot challenges, Good luck.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

  8. A beautiful LO with wonderful elements. Thanks for joining us on FSC this fortnight.

  9. Great layout. A lovely memory of a happy day.Jean x

  10. What a great keepsake Esther, love the layout and fab photos. Thanks for joining us at Stampalot this month.

  11. Thanks for joining us at Penny Black & More @ Allsorts with this great layout.
    Lynn x

  12. Your layout is beautiful! Love all the little details you added.
    So happy you joined us at penny black and more this month.

  13. happy birthday and happy anniversary! how awesome that you can join in the celebrations and have made a memorable layout for the occasions. thank you for joining us at penny black and more this month.

  14. Very pretty
    I love the colours
    thanks for joining us at sir Stampalot this month and good luck!


  15. Fantastic L/O, Esther, just perfect for our theme this month at Stampalot Challenge. Thanks for sharing it with us & good luck.

    Lynne x

  16. Fabulous layout Esther! Lots of celebrating in your life just now. We thank you for joining us at FSC. Best wishes, Yvonne

  17. I would love to be in England for the Queen's Jubilee! I adore your gorgeous! Thanks so much for playing with us at Just Us Girls!

  18. What a fabulous layout! Looks like you had a blast! Thanks so much for playing along with us this week for our sketch challenge!

  19. This is a fantastic layout - looks like you had a super time in London. Thanks for joining he challenge at Sir Stampalot, Ruth

  20. Hi Esther, what a fabulous layout you have created, a perfect keepsake for your birthday. Thanks so much for sharing with us at happy Daze. Good luck for the challenge. xx

  21. A grteat page and what a lovely way of remembering and celebrating your day. Thank you for joining in the fun at Penny Black and More @ Allsorts and good luck x Susan x

  22. A wonderful layout Esther and a lovely reminder of what looks like a fabulous birthday treat.
    Thanks for joining in with the FSC Challenge and wishing you good luck.
    Hugs, Fliss xx


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