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Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Rose Parade Layout

It's taken me several days to finish this layout. I'm not sure why, but it may be because pink frightens me! Yes, sad but true, I am so used to scrapping for boys that I feel out of my depth when faced with pink. However, I persevered and, thanks to a few challenges from out in Blogland, I managed to come up with a layout I liked. Hope you like it, too.

Pardon the picture quality; the thickness of the embellishments made it hard to get a good scan.
Recipe:
Flowers, Gingham & Stripe papers (DCWV Stack 4)
Lollydoodle Zip Strip
Green Daisies vellum (American Crafts)
Topiary, Pear, Cotton Candy, Blush & Chocolate cardstock
Cotton Candy, Pear, Cocoa & Buttercup ink
Big Pinks, White Daisy, Spring Blossom & Paradise Just Blooms paper flowers
Greenhouse paper flowers (American Crafts)
Chantilly assortment button
Pear craft buttons
Lollydoodle Assortment flair
Pear, Topiary, Cocoa, Sunkiss Yellow & White Daisy brads
Cricut Wall Decor and More cartridge: butterfly, title
Pattern: Let's Scrap Sketch 5-15-15
Challenges:Rochelle Spears May Tic-tac-toe (I chose the row with butterfly, flowers, and something pink); Creating with Paper and More color challenge (I managed to use all five colors!); Sketch-n-Scrap & Stamping with Lydia use the same color with three different patterns (mine are the stripe pink behind the white circle, the floral pink circle, and the gingham pink)

7 comments:

Lydia said...

Beautiful layout & you rocked the pink! Thank you for participating in our birthday bash challenge.

Suzanne cricutcraftingrammyblogspot.com said...

So bright and colorful. I love your layout. Makes me want to go back to the Rose Parade again. Great use of the sketch. Thanks for sharing with us at Let's Scrap.

Marg Van Patten said...

You seemed to have overcome your fear of pink in grand style! This is a wonderful layout. I especially love your placement of embellishments. Hope your summer is off to a good start!

Rochelle Spears said...

Wonderful 2page layout! :) Thanks for playing along with TTT! :)

Kelly said...

Great job with all of the challenges and nice two-pager! Thanks for playing along with the Scrappy Friends! :)

Heidi Williams said...

lovely bright page thanks for joining us this month at lets scrap

Kristine Ponte said...

Love the bright colours and contrast Cheryl! So glad you were able to play along with us this time!!!