Saturday, June 18, 2016

New Page for Creative Scrappers #295

Hey folks, how's your weekend going? Father's Day tomorrow and I haven't made a card yet, yikes! Maybe I should get on that after this blog post...

So I managed to finish another page using my June Counterfeit Kit. That makes two! Dare I say I'm on a roll? 

Did you hear that Creative Scrappers is back in action? They always have such fabulous sketches! Here's their newest:
And here's the page I put together:
Remember in my last post I said I was messing around with watercolour backgrounds using distress ink, but the end result using blue and pink was a bit too purple for what I wanted?  Well, I saved that background, and used it here.  I love how it turned out, and I thought it complimented the colour of Brenna's dress in the photos nicely.  

It's hard to see in the photo, but one of the layering pieces I used was this feather printed vellum from Close to My Heart.  It's very subtle, but soft and pretty.  I also managed to get some of my forged watercolour blossoms and hearts onto this page, and I love how they add a customized touch to it: 
Hard to believe these photos were taken almost two years ago!  Here's a close up of the journaling, which tells the story of how Brenna got car sick on the way to Barkerville:
Even though she's two years older now, she still crashes hard like that on long car trips, head right back, mouth wide open - so adorable!

Hope you enjoy my page, and if you hustle, there's still time to get a layout in for this sketch challenge, or even participate in the Counterfeit Kit Challenges going on this month.  Better late than never, right?


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7 comments:

  1. Pretty colours on this and good to see those handmade flowers on your layout.

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  2. Such a delicate layout to compliment those cute photos - you're inspiring me to get messy with that background!

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  3. Your layout is fabulous !! I love the background :) i will be sharing on instagram .. Hope that's okay

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  4. Love this one! Those watercolor flowers are adorable - great forgery! I like that you were able to use that background and tuck in that pretty feather vellum too.

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  5. What a fabulous layout! Great job on the watercolor background. Thanks for playing along with us at Creative Scrappers.

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  6. Super fun background! So glad you joined us at Creative Scrappers!

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  7. your background and watercolour flowers are really pretty - so sorry it's taken me so long to get over here to see your creation! This is a really lovely page and you are so right about Creative Scrappers - it's really awesome and I'm happy it's back too!

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