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Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Everything's Coming Up Roses Layout

I received a Bella Blvd kit as a prize a while back and it was still in pristine condition because I couldn't bring myself to cut into those pretty papers, but I finally took the plunge and used two pieces! I know, not much, but it's a start, right? I used a sketch from Me & Mine as a starting point for my layout and then I played along with a few challenges for added inspiration. Be sure to check out the challenge links below.
Recipe:
Friendship Alphabet Small stamp set
Molly papers (Bella Blvd)
Raspberry, Lagoon & Canary cardstock
Slate, Whisper & Lagoon ink
Steel marker (Zig)
Whisper & Sunkiss Yellow craft buttons
Pastel Yellow & Teal embroidery floss (Making Memories)
Outdoor Denim brads
Cricut Accent Essentials cartridge: flowers
Pattern: Me & Mine December/January sketch
Challenges: Another Freaking Scrappy Challenge "Grey" (I started with gray patterned paper as my base, then edged everything in grey ink, plus I added grey buttons to my pink flowers and journaled with a grey marker); Bitten By the Bug 2 New Year Something New challenge (I scrapbooked New Year's pictures, plus used two things that were new to me: the Bella Blvd papers and the flower cuts from the Accent Essentials cartridge); Splitcoast Stampers Stash Busters challenge to use products beginning with "BEGIN" (I used Bella Blvd papers, Embroidery floss, Grey buttons, Ink, and Nine die-cut flowers)

6 comments:

moknowsall said...

Your layout is really out of the box beautiful. Love the curved words. Just awesome. Thanks for joining our NEW challenge at bbtb2

MiniOwner said...

Ooh a fab page! Thank you so much for joining in my challenge.
Sue @ Me&Mine x

Caroline said...

I love your pretty layout and papers. I have the same problem with paper that I buy. I have a hard time cutting it. What is the sense in that, lol! Thanks for joining us at BBTB2.

Susan Edwards said...

What wonderful papers for you beautiful photos from the Rose Parade! LOVE! I really like that you included not only floats, but also a band photo and the rose photo. Your Cricut cuts are perfect for the layout. Thank you for joining us at BBtB2 this week!

Laurie Levorson said...

Attending the Rose Bowl Parade is on my bucket list and your beautiful photos and layout make me wish I could go even more! Love all those circles! Happy New Year and thanks for sharing with us at Bitten by the Bug 2!

moknowsall said...

congratulations - I picked your great Rose Parade layout for our weekly challenge at Bitten by the Bug2!!! You are the winner!! email me at mo_sala@pacbell.net and I will get you the blinky for your blog.

thanks,
Maureen