Wednesday, December 16, 2009

SPCC #28 and Sketchy Thursdays

Would you send this picture with your Christmas cards? At first I thought no, I shouldn't, but you try getting a photo of all four of us and see how much luck you have! So, this is it. I got 25 copies made, and they're being mailed as I write this. I think anyone who knows us will realize, this is pretty much what we're like!

I decided to use the colour combo from this week's SPCC challenge: Pumpkin Pie, Bordering Blue, and Almost Artichoke. I did my best with matching these colours with supplies from my stash, and had fun with all the painting. Kind of a departure from my usual style. I was surprised at how well these colours went with my photo. Definitely a combination I would never choose on my own. I also used a sketch from Sketchy Thursdays, although I was just a bit late to enter the contest. Oh well, love the sketch, and the results! Thanks for looking.

Supplies (all CTMH): White Daisy cardstock, patterned paper (reverse side) from Life Delights Level 2 paper pack, Intrinsic Backgrounds My Acrylix stamp set

Other: journaling spot and ghost letters from Heidi Swapp, lace from Prima, Rainforest Green and Squash Blossom acrylic paint from Deco Art, olive bold-tip pen from Creative Memories, photo corner

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8 comments:

  1. Great layout and I think it is a perfect family photo, it expresses how much fun you all have together. Who wouldn't want a picture of that??

    Melisa-SP Diva

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  2. I love how you used this weeks SPCC colors! I've never used paint on a LO before, but it looks like something I might need to try!

    Allison - SPCC Diva

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  3. Great layout - wonderful use of the SPCC colors! Don't worry - our family pic looks like this too!
    -Kristin SP Diva

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  4. I love this layout! Great job!

    Emily-SP Diva

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  5. super love this LO :D great job!! TFS

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  6. I love the use of your colors on this. Your layout is fantastic and the best part a great family pic. Awesome job!!!!

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  7. Great layout. Thanks for playing. Please check out my blog for blog candy this week. stamperontheshore.blogspot.com

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  8. Okay, that photo is GREAT!!! Love the LO too!!

    Deanne - SPCC {Diva}

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