Friday, November 14, 2014

Black with 2 - November Challege

Hi Everyone

The weekend has finally arrived and I am looking forward to getting some craft time in.  
Its unbelievable how fast we seem to fly through a week and with the crazy season approaching it doesn't leave much me time, which is my craft time.  My daughter and I started our Christmas shopping yesterday, I love just casually wandering around looking for that perfect gift, I found a few things that I'm sure will be welcomed by the receiver.  

Now on to what I have been creating, I played along with the Black with 2 Challenge.  The colours were singing summer and I remembered this pic I snapped in Instagram of my husband walking on the beach.  Sigh!!!  can't believe its been almost a year since we had that 3 day break, fortunately we are going away at the end of next week for a much needed 5 day break, bliss!!!  Who doesn't love staying in a resort.


MY TAKE




I used gesso on the background and then used my gelato's along with stamps to create a fun background. Unfortunately the photo mat is photographing white rather than the soft butter colour as is my lighter blue colour. 


Some close ups of the stamping.



Products Used:

Prima - Tangerine bloom spray and blooms
Blue Fern Creations - Chipboard frame
Dusty Attic - Chipboard words
Glitz - Transparent &
Teresa Collins - Photo overlay
Fancy Pants - Photo mat
Cosmo cricket - Stickers
Kaiser Craft - flowers
Stampendous - Marine Blue fragments
Tim Holtz - crackle stamp & distress cardstock
Gelato's
Memory Box - die cut
Magnolia - Doohickey banner die

Thanks for looking and I hope you all have a wonderful weekend.




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11 comments:

  1. Fabulous ! Gorgeous details and colour work and love the dark background. Enjoy your 5 day break.

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  2. This is absolutely amazing, really love all the elements on your layout!

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  3. What a stunning page!! Love the multi media background, and all the lovely blue and tangerine colours!! Fabulous take of the sketch and mood board.

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  4. Stunning Fi, love all the gorgeous details too. Thanks for joining us this month at BW2 :)

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  5. Oh wow this is beautiful. Thanks for joining in with us this month at BW2 :-)

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  6. Fantastic Layout :) Thanks for joining us at BW2

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  7. Oh wow. I love this. Lovely colours and great detail. Thanks for playing with at BW2!!

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  8. I love your background work on this - fabulous! And yes, don't we all wish we were back on holidays!

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  9. This is totally fabulous! I always love it when you use a blach cardstock bg.
    The huge ampersand packs a really large punch. Love it!

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  10. I love this Fi. It is so different with all the detail included in it. Hope you will play again next month :)

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  11. Wow this is fantabulous with all the the gorgeous details, Happy and Sunny and I want to jump right in!
    thanks for sharing at BW2!

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