However, on flicking through my digital folder of "must scrap" pictures, I realised I must get around to scrapping Mr T's birthday photo....keen to use my new stash I was pleased to see that, if I focused on the cool blue and grey patterns from both lines, I could easily use them to create a masculine page that Mr T would not be embarrassed of! ;)
First of all, I made the basis of my page - I felt the bold chevrons stopped the pretty lace patterns from getting to girlie on my masculine page:
Jen's post, I pushed some numbers from a mostly-used Thickers pack and pushed them on to pins; an alternative to the pearly and sparkly stick pins I love using on my pages.
I created the rest of my title using the really cute Sticky Keys alphas from the October Afternoon Farmhouse range. I wanted my title to be aligned to the right hand side, and when I find I need my title to line up in this way or fit in a given space, I always start with the last letter first, working backwards, as you can see on the word "Toms" below:
And just in case you are not already a fan of the Sarah's Cards page on Facebook, now is a great time to check it out as Sarah & Lianne are holding a fabulous giveaway.....
I will be back over the next few days with a couple more pages showcasing some of the Crate Paperheart and October Afternoon Farmhouse range - check out the links right at the end of the post for the supplies I used.
My supplies included: