Celebrate

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Good day it is! The sun is finally shining & has put a stop to the grotty wet winter weather.  Please Mr. Sunshine last all the way through the weekend!!! I’m also finally getting over the flu & had the chance to create a layout & play along my favourite scrappy challenges.  First up is Scrap Around The World’s decadent, celebratory mood board by Helen Tilbury:

SATW 2015 MB 5 HELEN TILBURY

My main inspirations are the round sprinkles on the martini glass, the pearl studs on the high heels, & the saying: “Life should not only be lived, it should be celebrated!”

I’ve combined it with Prima’s May BAP, sketch designed by Jennifer Snyder:

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Here’s my layout:

“Celebrate”

Celebrate

My daughter’s photo here was taken on an ordinary day, but we decided to play dress up anyway.  She’s got a shiny & ruffled pink dress on & what a great day it was! There’s so much fun to be had with young kids 🙂

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The photo is framed with Prima’s burlap sheet.  I love the Stripes resist canvas, which I’ve misted with my Prima Color Bloom Sprays & Tattered Angels Glimmer Mists, keeping to the purple & brown colors from the Butterfly tags & papers.

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Isn’t the gold glittery heart on the stick just adorable?  Lots of pearls, bling & stars which is inspired by the mood board’s pearl studs, decadence & round sprinkles.  The Licorice Glass Beads ,cabachons, stencil, & stamps are from Finnabair, except for the heart stamp which is from the Butterfly collection as well, & the rectangle stitch stamp from Prima.

Thanks heaps to the team of artistic souls from Scrap Around the World & Prima who always inspire me.  And thanks for taking the time to drop in 🙂

 

Got The Moves

Hi there & happy weekend to you! I hope you’re having an awesome one! It was so nice to have family come over & the kids had a great time playing & catching up with each other.  Today I’m sharing a layout for My Creative Scrapbook for their April sketch challenge:

march 2015 sketch __ for april box

I’ve rotated the sketch:

march 2015 sketch __ for april box

Such a fun sketch! Here’s what I made:

“Got The Moves”

Got The Moves

Oh yeah, she makes me want to dance, dance, dance…just check out those moves!

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She has been very attached to this pink sunnies lately, she’ll take it with her all the time.  Oh to be pedantic! I wonder where she got that from? 🙂

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I have journalled here how I was working in the kitchen while singing to an upbeat song.  She heard me & came running to the kitchen & danced to the beat of my singing. It was so funny & adorable.  Lucky I always have my camera handy!

Thanks for the sketch & lovely inspirations, & thanks for dropping in.  Have a great weekend!

Little Manny

Good day all!

I’m very excited to show you a layout using some new & yet to be released flowers from Scrappers Garden. They are too cute & my new fave! They’re layered, inked & glittered…the works! My daughter dear is wearing a pink Manny Pacquiao shirt in these pictures. After he won his last match (which is very well deserved), I thought I’d scrapbook these photos. She wore this shirt at our tennis club & everyone started to call her “Little Manny”.

“Little Manny”

Little Manny

I used the photo overlays as background layers, & I think it worked well. I’ve had the stars stamps for ages, but I can still find so many ways of using them! I don’t work with the color pink a lot, but I really like this layout. I watercoloured the Carnation flowers for an extra pop of pink. Watch out when these new Zinnia flowers are released so you can purchase them soon at http://www.scrappersgarden.com.au.

It’s been a pleasure working with all the yummy Scrappers Garden flowers. Thank you Linda for taking me on as a guest designer & I hope I didn’t disappoint. Watch out for the DT, they’re an amazing group of ladies!

Budding Gardener

Hi there. It’s been a couple of weeks since I last entered a challenge for CSI, & it’s great to be back on it! The color combination for this challenge is so pretty, I had to do a page for my daughter dear. This is also my second entry for Artfull Craft’s Water & Wings challenge.I’ve cut out some pink butterflies from Kaisercraft’s Hummingbird specialty paper. The photos I used for this page is my daughter having a messy, fun & wet time with our backyard planters. I specified in the journaling how she told me she was looking after the plants for mommy & daddy…she’s such a sweetie! It’s moments like these I get tickled pink 🙂

Here’s the case:

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Here’s how I solved it:

“Budding Gardener”

Budding Gardener

Here are my chosen evidences:
Butterflies
Scallops
Envelope
Stripes

My testimony is: Put your journaling in an envelope.

It’s a very soft & pretty color combination, don’t you think? That’s it for today. Thanks for stopping by.