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Sunday, January 11, 2015


Hello - I'm enjoying a leisurely day at home this cold and sunny Sunday.  I wanted to share a scrapbook layout I completed.  I was invited to a 12 hour Winter Crop at my friend Tracy's yesterday and totally enjoyed myself.  I completed this layout and about 3/4 of another, not a marathon creation day by any means but lots of good chats with good company.  I decided to bring a few kits I had and I limited my self to only using products included in the kit.

So I was experimenting with selfies before Christmas and I had just come from a pamper day with my hairdresser so it seemed the perfect time.  I don't know how this is so easy for the younger generation, I have a hard time taking these pics.  Thankfully there is Instagram and great filters!!!  I decided to do a page with one - it's strange using a photo of just yourself.  But I like how it turned out.  I've been trying to experiment with layering and I really like how this turned out.  I have an idea for another similar one.

This layout was created with products from the 2013 Crop & Create Goody Bag.  I used my three favourite papers from the selection of papers and all the embellishments were from the kit with the exception of the washi tape in the lower left corner.  I love this watercolour background paper and the glitter letters!!

I'm entering this in the following challenges:  

Simon Says Wednesday Challenge - Something New.  You can use a new product or new technique.  The washi tape is new and the layering is a new technique for me.  

Simon Says Monday Challenge - Make New Friends, but Keep the Old.  I'm using an old kit and trying the new technique of layering and the new washi tape.

Shopping Our Stash Challenge - Happy New Year.  The challenge is to use something new.  The washi tape is brand new. 


Paper:  We R Memory Keepers Chalkboard, Crate Paper Close Knit, Webster's Pages Recorded
Accessories:  Maya Road Wood Buttons, My Minds Eye Tiny Word Stickers, Webster's Pages Arrow clip, May Arts Paper Twine, Crate Paper Flea Market Ephemera pack, American Crafts Daiquiri Gold Thickers, CTMH Gold Washi Tape


snappy scrappy said...

Beautiful LO...great pic look gorgeous!!! Lee-Ann :)

Anonymous said...

What a wonderful project! Great layers! Thanks for joining us at the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Blog!!! - Ashli :)

Tracy said...

I am so so happy that you enjoyed yourself yesterday :)
Your layout is gorgeous, as is your photo….believe me, you don't need any filters :)
I love the layering and fun of those sparkle letters :)
Fun title as well.
Ok, I love the whole layout :)

Bananastamper said...

I agree, you look fabulous! Your layout looks great, love all the fun little details like the buttons and blingy title! I do think there is an art to taking those shots, I for one am not so good at it! Yours; however, looks great!

Chana Malkah said...

Nice layout! Well composed and cohesive! Thanks for accepting the challenge this week at Shopping Our Stash!
Chana, DT

lauren bergold said...

oh my gosh how FAB is this?! great photo and those camera accents are so awesome! thanks for SHOPPING YOUR (new!) STASH with us this week! :)

Donna said...

This layout is fabulous! I love all the layering and the photo is fantastic as well!

Caryn said...

Lovely job on the design and colours, great page - love it.
Thanks for playing along with us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge.
Caryn xxx

Susanne said...

Lovely page around a great photo, the glitter title is a nice contrast to the watercolor background.

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