Monday, January 30, 2012

Creative Scrappers #189 with Counterfit Kit


I had a lot of fun with this layout! I'm really loving the mix of papers here, very different than what I would normally use. One of the challenges over at Counterfeit Kits is to use sketch #189 from Creative Scrappers to make a layout using our January kit. Here is the sketch:
and here's a bit of a close up of some of my embellishments and machine stitching:

I love this photo of me and Ailis, it really shows her playful nature! I wanted to write a heart felt note to let her know that she's the one that cheers me up whenever I'm feeling blue, but maybe I'll save that for another day, and another layout, haha! I left the journaling at this: "Every day with you is a party. Just want to say... It's as clear as day. You deserve a pat on the back." The first sentence can be treated as the title, and I cut individual words out of an old book and inked them with Distress Ink (not sure if you can see that bit). The other bits are cut from a piece of Echo Park paper. I tried my hand at a visual triangle with the Prima canvas key, clock, and dress form - did I succeed? Looking at it now, I think I may go back and put a pale blue half-circle under the key with the date - first I'll have to find the date, though! What do you think?

Anyway, happy Monday and thanks for looking! I'm feeling optimistic that this is going to be a good week, not sure why, but let's go with that feeling for a bit!

Supplies: MME, Basic Grey (misted), Theresa Collins, Echo Park and K&Co patterned papers, Tattered Angels Glimmer Mist, Tim Holtz Distress Inks, Prima canvas embellies, Coredinations cardstock, Cuttlebug embossing folder, Close to My Heart stickers, book paper, doily
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13 comments:

  1. This is really fabulous Roxy! I am always so impressed with the way you think out of the box. Those papers look great together and I love your title being cut out of a book. I see the triangle lol! Such a great pic! I hope you have a great week!!

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  2. I think you did a wonderful job with the triangle Rox!!! I'm with Jenn, I love the way you always think out of the box!!! (look I rhymed (: )You are going to let me in on how you picked the kit for the counterfeit challenge, I looked at the list but it was a bit overwhelming!! I love Ailis' face in this pic!! Too cute!! Gotta love it when all you need to cheer up is our little darlings,eh!?
    Well off to mark more exams!!!!! Have a fabulous week (:

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  3. Such a cute photo and Awesome page layout :)

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  4. Awww this IS a greta pic of you two. You really have this scrappin' thing down pat don't you?! Just gorgeous layouts!! Can you tell I'm playing catch up? LOL!!

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  5. Great layout and great take on the sketch. Yep, I spied the words from the book...fab idea!

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  6. such a gorgeous layout! Thank you so much for leaving your lovely comment on my last blog post, really appreciate it :)

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  7. Love this layout and what a fun picture! Great mix of patterns and embellishments, there's so much to look at yet your eye is still drawn to that photo!

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  8. Love this photo and the way that the ruler paper sort of draws you right in to it. The mix of papers works well too - that's one thing I love about the CKC is that you put together stuff you wouldn't normally :)

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  9. Lovely layout, and gorgeous photo, love your triangle Rox ;) Great mix of papers and embellishments.

    Hugs, Carole xxx

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  10. Great layout. I love the texture that you have from using canvas and doily.

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  11. Stunning, fun layout! You have rocked these neutral colours!!! This is awesome!

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  12. You totally nailed the triangle - good job! Love the mix of papers and embellishments on this page. I think this is my favourite of your layouts yet!

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  13. I love how you put this together. I often have to go research my dates too.

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