Sunday, May 16, 2010

Well Hello...

This lovely layout was inspired by the layout below by Aliana Erickson who is a XOXO Lipstick Chicks Design Team member for their Challenge #9 This challenge is sponsored by Color Me Miki.

Hopefully the similarities are evident!
Here is a little more detail on some of the flowers on the layout.

This is a hand crochet flower - yep I made it! I've been seeing more and more knit and crochet flowers available for embellishments in the scrapbooking/paper crafting world. I went to buy some the other day and... they were WAY TOO EXPENSIVE! Really, I knew I could make them for less. So, I decided to teach myself from some online video tutorials and I think it came out pretty well. :)

As always, Products used:
  • Cardstock: drk brown and green
  • Basic Grey: Orgins - Sea Salt (2 sheets both sides)
  • Various manufacturer flowers: cream, brown, green, and orage
  • Various manufacturer brads: epoxy and bling
  • Ribbon: med brown, orange, and sheer
  • Martha Stewart punches: butterflies
  • Zig Calligraphy pen: Chocolate
  • American Crafts Thickers: Foam Giggles Cream
  • Tim Holtz Distressed Stickles: Peeled Paint


  1. so pretty!!! love the color combo!!!! awesome job...that flower is amazing too!!!!!

  2. Great lift and that title is a cute touch to the pic.!

  3. Thanks for the great comments!

  4. wowsers - great layout, and that photo is awesome - did you take it yourself?!

  5. Beautiful page!! Thank you for playing with us at XOXO!

  6. Nice job! Love the colors!
    Thank you for playing with us at XOXO!

  7. Beautiful take on Aliana's layout - love the colours!!! :D Thanks for playing with us Lipstick Chicks! :D

  8. Wonderful comments! The photo is mine. One of the best things about scrap booking is it gives me an outlet for my love of crafting and uses up all my thousands of photographs. What else am I going to do with images of teeny tiny spiders in flowers. Ha ha. ;)

  9. Beautiful job! I absolutely love what you did. Thanks for playing with us over at XOXO!!!

  10. Gorgeous pic and fabulous colours for this! Thanks for joining in the fun!