Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Color Combos Galore 182

This week over at Color Combos Galore we have hit the catwalk at a nice easy pace with lovely monochromatic tones. As soon as saw them I thought vintage and its another good excuse to work on my old family photos. This picture was taken of both my Great Grandma and Grandma who unfortunately passed when I was 6 months old. I loved how everyone used to dress up in their best and head to the city where you would also be lucky enough to photographed. My Great Grandma also used to make their clothing so I thought it was a very fitting photo for this weeks challenge.

My layout photo is throwing a little blue on my grey colors, I assure you they are definitely silver grey. The background is a very old Sweetwater paper and the punched centre is MME Lost and Found scrap I had. A MME vintage frame was cut in half and tucked behind at the top and bottom of this. I cut a dress shape from calico and adhered this to a Dusty Attic dress form. The bow was made from seam binding and spritzed with Silver Sugar from Tattered Angels. I distressed some twill and stitched down using the machine and a green cotton. Flowers were cut using Tim Holtz die from some of the leftover twill. Other products used are: Making Memories metal frame, October Afternoon stickers, Prima flowers and pearls, Websters letter stickers, pins and some unknowns.

Thanks for looking and hope your inspired enough to come on over and try the palette yourself, before you know it you will be addicted to it.

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  1. They were 2 sharp dressed gals! I love how you have the frame behind the lacy centre piece and it is adorned with little Fi touches. Great Job. T X

  2. Stunning work Fi, one of my favourites from you, adore the old photographs and the story behind them, that's what scrapping is all about! Adore all the elements on this page too many to mention. I would be here all day LOL Take care

  3. Oh my!this is just stunning! I love it!

  4. Love how you do vintage ,FI! Those photos are gorgeous as is your layout!
    Wow look at those ladies....

  5. YUp...agree with the rest ... this layout just shout STUNNING...SO SO Beautiful!!!... you are really good FI...I adore your style...hugs..xoxo