Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Design Dollies Elements Challenge

The Elements Challenge over at Design Dollies is a recipe this week: baby blue, ink, masking, word print paper, and stripes. Whoah, talk about a challenge! I started with the mask, which you can just see on the blue paper. It's a fleur de lis, and I couldn't get it all in, but it's really pretty. Then I got out the word print paper. I wanted a vintagey feel, so I searched high and low until I found this old postcard with the mannequin on it and cut that out. Then stripes...Would you believe that anything with stripes that I had on hand did not go with this doll or this mask or this paper? Then I looked through the whole stash of stuff I got for my Design Dollies prize pack, and saw this yellow and white striped paper clip. Isn't it awesome? That's when the yellow was introduced, so then I needed more yellow, hence the flowers. The bee and the dollar store slide frame thingey? They were totally random, and the bee rub-on was so frustrating. I went through a ladybug and another bee until I got it on there, and I still messed it up, so that's why it's half covered, shhhhhh! The word bubble sticker is actually from a package intended for baby pages. I didn't think I'd ever use 'em, so I gave 'em to my daughter, but now I think I'll steal them back! I don't know who's going to get this card, but I hope they damn well appreciate all the trouble and time I went to!

Supplies: CTMH card base, blue cardstock, and pink patterned paper, Tattered Angels Glimmer Mist and Glimmer Screen, K&Co black patterned paper, 7 Gypsies brads, Uniek sticker, Tulip rub-on, unknown flowers and paper clip, doll cut from postcard
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  1. I LOVE this! Thanks for playing along with the Dollies!

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  2. Hi!
    This is so cute! I love that striped paper clip. Have a great day!

    Sherrie
    My Journal
    http://sherriesjournal.blogspot.com/2010/07/design-dollies-elements.html

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  3. totally love the drinking lady LOL :D

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  4. I just love this Roxy, I have never tried this style of scrapping - I know it has a name, poppets I think, this is gorgeous, so artsy. I love reading your books you read and the great music you listen to also. Melxx

    Gotta love those Dolly challenges to motivate the art in us, have been a little slack but am going to do one of their layouts soon, gotta stop blog hopping.

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  5. funky lil' masterpiece here, Roxy! i'm thrilled that the paper clip was the piece that started to bring it all together for ya! ;)

    hope you're enjoying the rest of the goodies, and we hope you'll be back visiting us in the Dollhouse soon!

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