Monday, March 1, 2010

Kristin 09

This LO is actually the second page to a different LO that I have not been able to post yet. I will be posting the first page in a few days (It is a challenge at Frosted Designs...)

Anyway... I was out working on my design team challenge at Frosted Designs using the senior pictures of my daughter, Kristin when I realized that I could do a second page using the sketch from Stuck On U Sketches this week. They have a sketch from Amyee Gandy that is sooo great! You need to stop over and check it out!! Anyway... I wanted to do a page where I could use some of her favorite senior pictures all in one place... and this is what I came up with!!

The butterfly and 2009 was made using a masking technique with my Glimmer Mist... I have to say... I am lovin' this these days. I love the way they turned out and in the right light, you can see just how shiny they are!!
Supplies used:
Papers: GCD Studios - Whoop De Doo stack, DCWV Neutral stack
Metal embellies: Tim Holtz and Making Memories
Glimmer Mist - Coffee
Various Inks
Cartridges: Blackletter, Ashlyn's Alphabet
I am also able to enter this in the Practical Scrappers challenge this week which is inks and chalks!
Thanks so much for stopping by to visit and taking the time to leave such kind words of encouragement!! Stop by next week and see page one of the LO!! Barb :)

16 comments:

Leah said...

What the heck? I don't think I ever noticed you have 4 kids! SO cool! (there will be a point in my life having 3 teens as well, yikes!)
Well she is just beautiful..this page is just awesome Barb! I LOVE the cool, funky distressed vibe to this and I think it really highlighted the photos w/o taking anything away from them! great job!

Sandi Clarkson said...

Omgosh, Barb, this is fabulous ... what fab distressing and of course I lvoe the corr c/b paper. The hemp twine at the bottom is so classy. I bet Kristn is lovin this one! Don't know you find the time for it all!

Sheila aka SassyLady said...

Lock this child up.... she is just tooo pretty! Look at this Lo Barb, WOW, it is just as lovely as you daughter! I really like the colors and those embellies. I am going to corner you and Sandy and find out where you get those keys. I finally found some in silver but I really like the look of thses. The butterfiles are wonderful! Thanks for sharing! Oh, if I haven't told you yet I really like the new look.

Kim said...

Gorgeous papers! I simply adore this layout. your butterflies and charms are fantastic! Simply stunning!
Blessings,
Kim xXx

Kaye's Crafty Place said...

Wow your daughter is stunning and so is the page, I can see why you wanted to use all these photos in one layout they really are beautiful. I just love the butterflies and the corrigated paper is a fab effect.

hugs
Kaye x

Jennifer Kennedy said...

This is a great page! Kristin is a beautiful girl!

Beatriz Farquhar Guzman said...

This is so pretty! I love the corrugated part of it, it's a beautiful, rough/vintage look. What a fabulous idea to combine both sketches! Your daughter is so pretty!

Beatriz

Karen Lee said...

I love the masking! Very pretty layout!

Sandy said...

Oh Barb, she is gorgeous...just like her mom...is this the little one we saw running on the beach just a few short weeks ago...bet it really feels like that to you...I love the style of this page...the colors and papers are beautimus! I got to pick up some scappy goodies while on my trip and can't wait to put them to use. I love the mask...really wonderful...I want to get some glimmer mist...have never tried it but it looks so fun! I picked up some new tim holtz goodies...so maybe i can fudge and try something with those...this is such a fantastic page I love love love the colors! I'm so tired from the trip but you make me want to scrap!

Davi said...

Love those textures and colors you combined with your lovely daughter!!

Nanne said...

This is so beautiful and goes perfectly with your dd's photos, which are gorgeous by the way..I love that black and white one.. I'm so jealous, my dd graduated but they had no photos taken here.. grrrrr!! :O)
I'm so glad you chose to use one of your sketches for this layout of yours, were so honored that you wanted to use such special photos for this sketch..
hugs always
Nanné

Cindy said...

Wow! Pretty layout but the subject is awesome so how could it not be. She beautiful. Very nicely done.

RobinJ said...

Love this LO! Beautiful papers and your masking is great! Thanks for playing along at Practical Scrappers!
xoxo-RobinJ

Tanya Rudd said...

So very fun, and colorful. Thank you for playing with us at Practical Scrappers this week.
Hugs
Tanya

Deanne @ Three Trees said...

Such a pretty daughter. Beautiful LO - love all the elements and layering! Thanks so much for playing at Practical Scrappers :)

Deanne

Fern said...

Barb, this is just beautiful, and so is your daughter!! Great job masking and don't you just love using cardboard? It just gives it that awesome texture!! Thanks for playing along with us over at Practical Scrappers!! XX

 
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