Saturday, April 13, 2013

Today, Here, Now

My latest layout:
 I'll try to make this post short 'n' sweet because the subject of this page should be waking up soon, and she's been a real beast lately!  Hard to tell from the photos, but yeah, we're having issues of the toileting kind - need I say more?  Prob'ly not!

This month's Seriously Creative Challenge is a great one, and easy, too:
Create a "clean" project or one that cleans out your stash, and link up by May 6 to be in our draw for a fabulous prize!  I'm happy to say that aside from the white cardstock base, everything on my layout is a scrap!  The pink paper used on the butterflies is probably 8 or 9 years old - scary, huh?  Here are some more details:
The butterflies were great fun!  I used a Martha Stewart punch given to me by my scrappy friend Alison, layered 3 butterflies of different colours and just attached them to each other with a bit of skinny Sook Wang tape.  I was planning to use the pink twine for all of the bodies, but ran out, so I dug further into my stash for some yellow fibers.  They kind of look like furry caterpillar bodies, I think!  Another close-up:
I used this fabulous sketch from Stuck?! Sketches:
Flipped 90 degrees and doctored up a bit.  And I'm also going to enter this page over at S.W.A.T. - one of their challenges is to dig deep into your stash!  What an awesome way to do some Spring Cleaning!!!
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12 comments:

  1. Well hello there Ms Roxy! I was so excited to see your entry! Miss you! Glad to see you're still scrapping. I looked at the butterflies and thought "they look like they were made with that old Martha Stewart punch I had". LOL! then I read your post (blushing). :)
    You've rocked these challenges. LOVE that wood paper - looks like you could FEEL the peeling paint! Thanks for playing along with us at SWAT!
    Hope the potty issues abate - that is a phase of raising kids that I am SO happy to have left behind me forever!! Good luck! {{hugs}}

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  2. What a great layout! I really like the paint, and the fact that you used up old scraps! Great job! Thank you for joining us at S.W.A.T.!

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  3. Sweet layout Roxy! Love your butterflies and the negative space title, and the colour...heck, I love it all. Good luck with the toilet training...I remember doing battle with my second child, fun times!!

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  4. beautiful...i just never seem to get layouts right..love the colours and all the added details...tfs

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  5. Eeeeeek! Love the yellow mist! Thanks for linking up with SWAT.

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  6. Love that you used all scraps! So very pretty thank you for sharing with us at SWAT!!

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  7. super cute photos.. fun layers and accents .. great job.. thanks for playing along at SWAT

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  8. This is one of my favorite color combinations - great job!! :) Thanks so much for joining us on the SWAT blog!

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  9. Awesome layout! Love the painting and layered butterflies. Thanks for playing along with us at SWAT!

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  10. Gorgeous colors, and I love the placement of the butterflies. Thanks for scrapping your stash with us at SWAT!

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  11. I love what you did with the yellow paint. Gorgeous layout. Thanks for joining in on the SWAT challenge.

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  12. This layout is so pretty :) I LOVE it, and as usual, admire your bravery in trying out new stuff ... I am way to scared to go anywhere near my layouts or pretty papers with anything wet like paint! Eeek!

    So sorry I haven't stopped by your blog for a while, but have just had fun catching up on all your latest news and creations :)

    Hope you are all good.

    Hugs
    Carole xxx

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