"People like me who've been scrapbooking for a fair old while (ten years in my case) tend to forget about the joys of using ready-co-ordinated scrapbook supplies and get carried away instead with mixing and matching designs from several manufacturers on our layouts," says scrapbooker Shimelle Laine. So when I was challenged to keep it clean and work with just one product line – the 5th Avenue collection from Making Memories – I had to take a deep breath before I said yes! Usually my layouts are busy and lively, and I don't shy away from using clashing colours or almost deliberately mismatched elements. Could I really work with the calmness and elegance of a co-ordinated set? Would I be up to the challenge?"
This is a downloadable pdf article from Scrapbook inspirations. All shopping list suggestions were correct at the time of publication, but you may need to improvise & shop around for supplies.