A Persimmon Page By Marcy Penner


Hi bloggers! Happy Saturday to you! I’m pleased to bring you a scrapbook page design from a new guest designer to our Simon Says Stamp blog, Marcy Penner! I love the thought she put behind not only the design of this layout,  but the photos she took, and how well they coordinate with this Persimmon BasicGrey collection! Please join me in welcoming Marcy Penner as a guest on our blog!



I love fall.  It’s by far my favourite season.  Lots of layers and hot chocolate… how can that be bad?  I knew I wanted to use the BasicGrey Feathers and leaves for this page.  I started by layering my photo behind two pieces of Persimmon patterned paper (I added a scrap of a book page in there too for good measure).  From there I picked alternating corners and worked in.  On the top I started on the left and worked in… a cluster of leaves and feathers, one of my boys’ initials and my journaling.  On the bottom I started on the right… a cluster of leaves and feathers, my other boy’s initials and then my title.

I love mixed handwritten and typed journaling, so I did a little of both on this page and added some paper strips along the top and bottom to finish it off.






Thanks for reading today and thanks again so much to Marcy for being a guest today! Enjoy your weekend!

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  1. Beautiful page. I love the initials and stitching. And this basic grey paper looks awesome. Thanks for sharing.

    Katie B.

  2. Beautiful, fall is my favorite time of year as well. I love the project, thank you for sharing.

  3. Love your layout… The leaves and feathers go wonderfully with everything. And your stitching tires everything together.

  4. The soft colors are beyond striking and the stitches are an embellishment in themselves. Very nicely done.

  5. Fall is my favourite time of year too – nice job on this page! I love the colours you chose.

  6. The colors in this line are so soft and pretty, not at all your usual colors for Fall. Lovely project, thanks for sharing and thanks for the chance to win a great prize.

  7. I love fall and all the beautiful colors. Your page reminds me so much of why I love this time of year. We even have a persimmon festival near us. Gorgeous layout!

  8. This is a GORGEOUS layout! TFS
    Crafty hugs,
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