Friday, January 29, 2010

Circus


Wow! There is nothing like going to the circus to bring the kid out in you! My daughter even talked me into riding a camel with her after she finished riding an elephant! We visited with clowns, did some face painting and ate a ton of junk food! Perfect day... right?! LOL!!
This weeks challenge at Frosted Designs is to use embossing. Not a problem for me! I love to emboss... as you can tell by my LO! :) The circles that run all the way across the page were cut using Simply Sweet. I then ran them through my Cuttlebug using various embossing folders so each one is a little different!
I followed that with some sanding and then I added some stickles! WOW! How fun is that?! I layered some of them (and chalked the edges) and pop dotted others to give it a dimensional look. Still not done... I added some flourishes from Ashlyn's Alphabet! Whew! Finally I added the letters that were cut using Cuttin Up, stickled them and then added some texture with my Snow Writer. Finally, that part of the page was done!

I also embossed the journaling tag using dry powder.

I used a lot of products on this one!

Cricut:
Dog - Everyday Paper Dolls
Clown Accessories - Paper Doll Dress Up
Letters - Cuttin' Up
Circles - Simply Sweet
Frame - Lyrical Letters
Paper: DCWV Christmas Stack, DCWV Nana's Kid Stack, and DCWV Glitter Stack
Heidi Snapp Gems
Stampology Stamp - Girl's Talk
Dew Drop Chalk Ink - Aegean Blue
Stickles in various colors, Cuttlebug using various folders, Purple Dry Embossing Powder from my stash, and misc. ribbons, brads, pom pom, and google eyes!
I think that about does it! Thank you for taking the time to look at my LO! I had a lot of fun with this one! So bright isn't it?!! LOL!!

I would love to hear any comments you have! And we would love for you to join us in the Frosted Design challenges! Stop by and check out all the beautiful work by the very talented design team!

7 comments:

Sheila said...

Wow, this is adorable. I love the embossing, you're right it looks fun! Love the details.

Diana said...

You know this looks even prettier here side by side, I just love it, may have to lift it one day. I just adore the way the circle look. Great LO

scrappinlil said...

Wow...I love it...you gave me some inspiration , I might have to lift this...if you don't mind? TFS

Brenda said...

awww llove the colors such a fun layout!!You did a beautiful job on this!!!
hugs
Brenda

Sandi Clarkson said...

Barb, this is just the cutest thing! Love the circles and all the bright colors. A very happy kind of page! CAn't wait til you get to Texas and you can teach me a thing or two!

Debbie said...

Barb - Fabulous layout! Love the pastel colors, and the circles so compliment the layout!

Sandy said...

How much fun is this lo? I love all the brigh colors and fab patterns....really like the way you did the title too....such fab pics and a page full of memories!

 
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