Saturday, July 12, 2014

Monthly Moments: July...

Good morning, Papertrey Ink fans!

The Monthly Moments stamps and journal cards by Papertrey Ink for July are all about travel and adventures! I had to scrap one of my favorite pictures from our trip to the Rockies a few weeks ago. We traveled up Trail Ridge Road to the top of the Rocky Mountains, what a scary but gorgeous ride!! Most of the road does not have guard rails and has huge drop offs. I wouldn't want to have a tire blow out! Up at the top, we got out and walked even higher, where I took this pic of my husband. Did you know it's considered tundra up here? Everything above the tree line is tundra. It gets VERY cold, yet it's hot and you get sunburned while up there. So strange, but darn was it ever amazing!!! A trip everyone should take, truly.

So I printed out this photo at 8.5 x 11" at home. I would have liked to do a 12x12", but I don't have a large format printer. Then I cut a few of my favorite pieces out of the Monthly Moments: July Journal cards and a few from the free July download (free with purchase), added some stamping from the Monthly Moments: July stamps and the Monthly Moments: Travel Plans stamp set.

The colors in the Monthly Moments Journal Cards this time work great with outdoor photos, I must say! "This" is cut from the new Wet Paint Cuts II dies.

I love that I have a large photo of this to was one of my favorite pics from our trip.

Every Day Is An Adventure layout:
(All supplies by Papertrey Ink unless otherwise noted.)
STAMPS: Monthly Moments: July, Monthly Moments: Travel Plans
INK: True Black, Aqua Mist
PAPER: Monthly Moments: July Journal Cards, Canyon Clay cardstock, free July download
DIES: Wet Paint Cuts II dies
OTHER: none.

This one is a pocket page from the 4th of July, just a few of my favorite pics from that day. I used the Monthly Moments: July stamps and dies, Monthly Moments: Travel Plans stamps, Wet Paint Alphabet stamps and the Monthly Moments: July free download.

We stayed home on the 4th and attended some of the functions our neighborhood had put on, then later watched the town's fireworks from our back deck! The top right-hand pic is of my family hanging out waiting for it to get dark enough for the fireworks to start. You can even see my little dog. lol 

"Destination", "lodging" and "details" are cute little stamps from the Monthly Moments: Travel Plans stamps. Even though we stayed home on the 4th, I thought it was fun to incorporate them into my journaling! I cut the July die from several colors of cardstock and stamped the "4th".

Our rec center does such fun things for the holidays. For the 4th, they had a parade, pool party with DJ, games, lunch and free cotton candy. Nothing like a holiday without cotton candy. Ha. I was bummed I didn't get pics of the fireworks, because some friends stopped over later and we were too busy chatting. I completely forgot about getting pics of the fireworks!
July 4th pocket page layout:
(All supplies by Papertrey Ink unless otherwise noted.)
STAMPS: Monthly Moments: July, Monthly Moments: Travel Plans, Wet Paint Alphabet
INK: Pure Poppy, True Black
PAPER: Monthly Moments: July Journal Cards, free July download, Pure Poppy cardstock, Canyon Clay cardstock, Harvest Gold cardstock, Spring Rain cardstock
DIES: Monthly Moments: July, Heart Border die
OTHER: none.

I'd love to know, do you scrapbook? Or make pocket pages like these? What do you think of the July products? Visit Nichole Heady, Ashley Cannon Newell, Heather Nichols and Melissa Phillips for more Monthly Moments inspiration!


Grace said...

What wonderful idea . Love the pictures

Nancy said...

Great project, love your use of the Monthly Moment set, guess I'm gonna have to break down and order it after seeing all the wonderful projects and cards the team has created.

Diana K said...

Love your layouts, Danielle! Red, white and blue with lots of other cheerful colours added. Fab photos and journaling, too.

Anonymous said...

For large-format prints try Scrapping Simply or Persnickety Prints. Their everyday price is $1.99 and sometimes they run sales! Good quality, quick turn around. I scrapbook digitally and these are my go-to print sites.

Love your layout and use of the new PTI products!


Melissa F said...

Beautiful, love your idea of picking a fav photo and making it BIG and embellishing it!

Kathie B said...

I am not a scrap booker but your wonderful projects make me feel like I am really missing out! Thanks for sharing your.vacation and the 4th!

Parker said...

I don't use pocket pages, and don't scrapbook, but I do love these travel themes for the July Release to use in my cardmaking.

Kathy Krug said...

What fun memories you are creating for your family. Great scrapbook

Jill Norwood said...

Oh my that picture in the Rockies is gorgeous! I can see why you love it! Love all you shared! Looks like you are all enjoying your summer!! :)

Tracey McNeely said...

Love your pages, and that is a trip on our bucket list. We have been to the top of the Canadian Rockies so now we need to do this!

jintyoo7 said...

Stunning photo, Danielle, and beautifully scrapped!