Sunday, 7 June 2009

Frugal Scrapping!

The little girl in this photo is my mum...and no that is not me in the photo!! LOL
Better Scrap booking have a challenge on for the Month of June and that challenge is to create a scrapbook page for under $5 Of course I can never resist a good challenge.

Here's the approximate costing of my page.....

Background paper.$nil I used a piece of packing card that come with a piece of Prima paper.

Flowers and leaves under 5c each ( from a bunch of silk flowers brought from the super market.

Crochet flowers I made myself, cost of cotton used maybe 10c each

Paper flowers $nil- hand made from scrap paper

Ribbon 90c

One serviette , I have used the top layer and the bottom layer 30c

paint 10c at the most

Two buttons 10c

Everything else is just small scraps from things I have lying around: tulle, lace, fabric, old beads from a necklace.

The Cherish stamp is stamped onto the back of a clothing label (I have a huge collection of these).

Photo approx 20c maybe less, I print my own.

Total cost of my page is around : $2.40 Not bad A!

Silk flowers, with a little swipe of my red ink pad and centre 'beads' from an old necklace.
Paper flowers that I made last week for another scrap page.

Hand made crochet flowers, fabric scrap and very cheap leaves!
I have scrunched and mod podged a tissue onto a scrap piece of card and applied a little paint.

Look at that, I managed to use two of the stamps from my 'stamp stash'
I hunted through my ribbon scrap jar and found just the right piece... it matches my serviette!

It was fun to make a page as cheaply as possible, it took lots of thought! Check out the challenge HERE and give it ago yourself
Remember to watch out for our Winter challenge coming up very soon at Scrapbook Studios as well. Its going to be fun!


Marie said...

GORGEOUS page Sonya!! I wish I could scrap like that!

Raewyn aka whinney said...

you create such gorgeous masterpieces Sonya! Could I pretty please have a link for the crochet flowers pattern? whinney at extra etc


Rose said...

well if it is your mum holding you....she would be the youngest mum ever! LOL
this is such a beautiful page and hats off to you for the total cost being so low! :D

Axel....{Carol} said...

You are crafty in more ways than one lol stunning page and look what you used!! i love what youv done

Lyn S said...

Gorgeous page! Great job for little cost......well done! Love the photo too!

Annasmama said...

You always find ways to surprise me with your gorgeous pages, Sonya! This one is again so beautiful! And your mom`s picture looks so nowadays, it`s hard to believe that this is really your mom!
Hugs, Renate

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Finished at last- I think
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