Thursday, September 13, 2012

MME - The Sweetest Thing

Hi there fellow scrappers, how is everyone today?

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Today I'm sharing a layout using my DT kit from The Scrapbook Store - using My Minds Eye - The Sweetest Thing - Tangerine.

These papers are utterly gorgeous...and really, they don't need much work to make a layout look good!

My layout is for sketch # 225 over at Creative Scrappers

I've used Happy Sunny paper for my background & then pieces of Happy Woodsy, Hello Greetings, Hello Wishes & Together Chevron paper.

And this is the sketch ....that I have rotated 90 deg anti clockwise

In my cluster I've used one of the many new flower ranges to The Scrapbook Store - a 5cm Mulberry Paper a Manor House flower, Kaisercraft blooms, MME Sunshine Crochet Doily (that I cut up to get 2 pieces), a Lil' Red Rocket checkered button & paper doilies, some stamped leaves....and some 2crafty chipboard - Flower Spurts & Butterfly frame (a more detailed list, including links, is listed at the bottom of this post)

The techniques I've used on the chipboard was I first gave a couple of coats of gesso, then dabbed on some texture paste...once that was dry, I painted on some Oriental Poppy Glimmermist using a dabbing effect.

A close up of the 2crafty Flower Spurt

Photo is of my Mum & Dad, and my Brother & I, taken on Fathers Day last year :)

Thanks so much for taking the time to drop by & check out my work.  My apologies that I haven't
been over to visit you all lately...I really don't know where my time is disappearing to!  But hopefully I'll find some time in the next few days to come visit!
Enjoy the rest of your day :)  xx

Products Used:
My Minds Eye - The Sweetest Thing - Tangerine - Together Chevron Paper
Kaisercraft leaf stamp
Echo Park Brad
Tattered Angels Glimmermist - Oriental Poppy
Flourish with a Bling - Pearls
Texture Paste


Lizzyc said...

HI. This is really lovely, a beautiful photo and the colors are so soft and i love how you were inspired by the sketch too!!

Kelly Foster said...

So pretty, Linda, I love that peachy color! Gorgeous Job on everything here, love this one.

Lynn said...

This is so beautiful. I love all the pretty details on your layout. I also love how your photo is in black and white, really compliments the collection.

Lizzy Hill said...

LOVE your clusters; ADORE the colours in the papers....I just want to eat it up, it all looks so yummy...& that photo is a real beaut one....soooo nice a LO:):):)

Helen Tilbury said...

Very lovely layout Linda - I really like this one!!

Keren Tamir said...

I love this one too thanks for joining us at CS I love the combo of colors Peach used to be my fave color. Now I love them all

Anonymous said...

Amazing LO! This is simply beautiful, and the details are amazing!

Lynette said... many reasons to love MME. I eventually caved and bought the bluebell range....wish I could have it all;-)

Bente Fagerberg said...

Love everything about this one Linda! The page has a softness about it. Lovely family photo too. Beautiful flowers!!

Eila Sandberg said...

I do love that collection too, so so pretty papers! crocheted doily + brad/button + flowers'n leaves = love in my books! Just as Bente, I love everyting about your page Linda, love! xoxo

Teresa said...

Hi Linda, I just popped over to see all the new things that you made and love your new page! You always do amazing layouts and hope that all is good with you and your family... Have a wonderful week :) Teresa


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