Saturday, October 27, 2012

Weekend Fun

Hi Everyone

Hope you are all having a fabulous weekend, I thought I would do a quick share before I put my feet up for the evening.  I have spent the past few days looking for clothes for my sons formal and I can happily report I have succeeded...
 I even saved, didn't think that was going to be possible.  

I combined a challenges with my Paper Temptress Design Team work this week.  I stumbled on this site called ScrapFriends a little while ago but hadn't had the chance to play along.   I popped in a few days ago and spotted this sketch and couldn't possibly pass up the opportunity of giving it ago. 

 If you don't like Sketches check them out anyway, I love the fresh feel to the site and they also have a colour challenge and some cool tutorials.


MY TAKE


I coloured some textured paste and used it through the centre here I have then stamped with several different stamps and have then used some Websters and Prima papers.


After cutting some of the pattern from the pink Le Romantique Hambly transparency I  made a frame for the photo.  I also stamped and cutout the butterfly's using the scraps, along with die cutting the number 18.
 

Some close ups shows how I have compiled die cuts, stamps, flowers and chipboard, the chipboard here has been given a  puffy texture that I inked after with some black ink.  



In this close up you can see how I have a white bag popped behind my photo for hidden journalling.  I also stamped "Every Day" on the negative left after you've removed your stickers.  Normally this would be thrown in the bin, instead I sanded it back a little, stamped the words and hey presto I have a sticker, I love how at the bottom of the words I got this cool pattern left behind from the outline of the sticker that was removed.  [Well I hope that made sense it did in my head] lol. 

Products Used:  Memory Box "Tiny Tendril" die cuts, Hambly Transparency & Stickers, Prima Rondelle "Etude" & Blooms, Websters "Every Day Poetry" Messages to You , WOW glitter, textured paste, Mixed media ink, Stazon black, Luminarte powders, Dusty Attic mini swirls.

Stamps used:  Fancy Pants "The Good Life", Websters Itty Bitty Bubbly, Bo Bunny "Ambrosia" and other stamps.

I have linked a few of the products I have used to create this page, I hope you have enjoyed looking and would like to THANK those that take the time to leave me their wonderful comments. 

Wishing you are great weekend....





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12 comments:

  1. FANTASTIC layout Fi! GREAT take on the Scrapfriends sketch - which is also awesome. Do you play at Skissidilla too? Your style would also suit those sketches...

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  2. Fi this layout is so beautiful, wish you were near me so I could attend a class and pick up your amazing techniques. Awesome page. Hugs xxx

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  3. O M G!!!! I love love love your layout!!!! SO STUNNING loving the texture... loving the layering ... but mostly I love the colors!!! balck touch of pink against WHITE ... is totally Awesome... You are amazing Fi!!!.... hugs....xoxo

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  4. Hi Fi. Thanks for all your lovely comments on my blog. I've had a look around yours and I love your style! My absolute fave though is this one - I adore it! Love the colours, the clever use of embellies and the extra clever use of scraps! Amazing!

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  5. Your style is so unique and awesome! I love the pops of black against the lighter colors. Amazing page!!

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  6. Gorgeous layout, Fi!!! Love your work!!

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  7. Wow!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Love what you've done with the sketch! This is simply GORGEOUS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  8. Oooooh Fi, this is just beautiful, so many gorgeous textures & bits. love it. Cheers Di xo

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  9. I love how you have managed to create a page with that bright pink Hambley acetate! Great versatility! Thanks for pointing out the sketch site too - they have some very nice sketches!

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  10. Absolutely stunning ... your layout absolutely rocks and I'm loving the look of that sketch ... hmmmmmmmm ...

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  11. This page is amazing !! So much wonderful detail, I really love the stamping and you have totally nailed the sketch....love it.

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  12. Amazing page, love the transparencies and your perfect little details!

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