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Friday, May 23, 2014

Always & Forever Layout

Isn't  Laughing Lola the perfect paper to highlight photos of my neighbor's wedding? I've been trying to figure out an "unusual embellishment" ever since Lasting Memories posted their challenge a couple of weeks ago, and I finally decided to use black pipe cleaners to form a heart and the letter S (our neighbor's new last initial) on my layout. I saved a space for journaling in the lower right hand corner of the layout but didn't write out any yet since I want to add complete names, dates, and location but don't want to publish them for the world to see.
Recipe:
Love Life stamp set
Laughing Lola Level 2 papers
Gypsy Laughing Lola Gold & Amethyst cardstock
Black & Gypsy ink
Purple Glitter Gems
Lavender ribbon (Offray)
Heart punch (EK Success)
Black pipe cleaners (from my kid's art box)
Cricut Artbooking cartridge: title, silhouette
Pattern: EMS Sketch 44
Challenges: Stampin' Royalty Wedding challenge (okay, this was a no-brainer!); Child's Play Scooby Doo challenge (I was inspired by the two purple tones of Daphne's dress and the green/gold of her scarf); Lasting Memories Unusual Embellishments (pipe cleaners)

5 comments:

Michele said...

Okay... that is super creative!! Now I know what to do with my abundance of pipe cleaners!! Love the simplicity of your layout and ALL the photos!! Thanks for joining our "Unusual Embellishment" challenge at Lasting Memories. :)

Devra said...

A brave use of purple! Such a lovely LO. Thank you again for creating with us at CPC

TantiK Creation said...

Beautiful two pager. Purple is my fave colour. Awesome use of this colour. Thank you for joining us at Child's Play Challenges.

Denise Price said...

These pages are beautiful and elegant. Thanks for playing along with CPC.

Claire R said...

Pipe cleaners? Now those are some unusual embellies, but you did such an awesome job using them. Thanks for joining us at lasting memories.