18 March 2015


Back to some layouts for our Sydney 2014 album - I've almost finished the birthday party/family shots!

This layout was inspired by several different challenges.  I started with the sketch from Scrap our Stash, using some gold:

I used shades of purple for the inspiration challenge #10/2015 at Scrapbook Fantasies.  Purple is still not my favourite colour to scrap with, but I'm not so intimidated by it anymore.

I followed the criteria for the March challenge at Funky Flairs:

* Colour of the month: GOLD {I used glitter cardstock}
* Add any FUNKY FLAIR {I used a button from the Chalkboard set}
* Include embossing {I used Cuttlebug - Jamara embossing folder}

01/05/2015 - Sharing my layout at the Paper Issues {Chalk One Up} linky party. Love this chalkboard flair!

10/05/2015 - Featured at Paper Issues!

Bo Bunny Jazmyne - Terrace glitter embossed patterned paper
My Memories Glitter - Bright Gold cardstock
Bazzill Basics cardstock
Funky Flairs Chalkboard flair button
Buzz & Bloom Rusty Alphabet - Teensy chipboard letters
Fiskars 1.5" circle punch
Prima Mini Me - Black/Grey flowers
Green Tara Mini Roses - Black flowers
Green Tara 2.5cm Petals - Black flowers
Beads and brads

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  1. Great layout and very nice take on the sketch and incorporating the gold element requirement! Thank you for playing along at Scrap Our Stash

  2. Oh, I just love seeing purple, you just don't see this color often enough. Love the way you incorporated the gold. Very nice! Thanks for joining in with us at Scrap Our Stash!

  3. its gorgeous yet not too feminine!
    how do you keep all the challenges straight??

  4. Awesome take on the sketch! Lovin' that glittery gold! Thank you for playing along with us at Scrap Our Stash!

  5. Hi Karen! Great take on our sketch/gold challenge! Love that glitter gold banner! Well done! Thanks for playing along with us at Scrap Our Stash.

  6. Very cool! Thanks for joining the Scrap Our Stash Challenge!

    ~Robin Redd
    Scrap Our Stash Design Team

  7. Great job! Beautiful! Thanks for joining us at Scrap Our Stash!

  8. awesome layout! Thanks for playing along with Scrap our Stash!

  9. girlfriend, i love seeing you get your scrap on, and that daughter of yours is just TOO GROWN UP! i remember when she was little with the piggies. time has FLOWN! gorgeous page (and you're so BRAVE with that purple!), and woo hoo, we've featured you at Paper Issues, too! xo


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