Saturday, August 31, 2013

August Pixels and Paper challenge: Colorful friendship

This month I created this page inspired by the photo and my little sister. She is always so colorful and fun. Whenever we are together its a party! If you are one of the few people who don't know how to make your own glimmer mists let me know and I would be happy to create a how to post for you!
Title stickers from my stash, "color" from Miss Elizabeth's garden alaphabet
Background sprayed with homemade glimmer mists
Flowers from my stash
Brad centers from oriental trading spring embelishment box
Black swirls from oriental trading template
Glitter swirls from Spellbinders pockets and swirls
Picture and matting cut from fiskars shape express circles

Little Wonder Baby Shower card

This is a card I put together for a friend's baby shower. 

Products used:
Cuttlebug bit of paisley embossing folder
Yellow and teal homemade glimmer mist
Accented with yellow and teal pearlex with a waterbrush
Stamp from oriental cling stamp baby collection
Ribbon recycled from packaging from the baby blanket I was giving as part of the gift

Sweet Birthday card

This card was for my friend's daughter's first birthday. We had an amazing time visiting them in IN and sharing in the birthday celebration!

Cuttlebug embossing folder Happy birthday
Flower and recyled ribbon from my stash

Homemade glimmer mist in pink and purple, accented with purple paint pen and purple pearlpearlex

September Pixels and Paper inspiration: My Sweet Boy

What do you see when you gaze at this image?  A beautiful little boy, amazing soulful eyes, flowers, a sweet loving gaze, an time gone by  ......
This months inspiration photo from Pixels and Paper challenge blog led me to create this page. The sweet but somber look of the boy in the picture reminded me of the look on my son's face from when he was two years old.
Materials used:
Yellow background paper from Paper Adventures Gallery Series 1
Yellow vellum shotz from The Studio Barn
Brown border DCWV Summer stack
White cardstock edged in brown homemade glimmer mist and studio g yellow.
Brown matting from DCWV mat stack neutrals
Brown matting embossed with Spellbinders splendid folder
Photo and matting cut with Spellbinder grand big scalloped ovals
Foliage from Spellbinders
Flowers and butterfly are from my stash with yellow hot fix crystals
Starburst edge punch fom EK Success 

Thanks for taking a look! I love to hear what you think, leave a comment below.