Friday, March 4, 2011

Pretty Girl **TCR#48**

Yippee it’s Friday and I took a vacation day today, Yippee J I love taking a long weekend and catching up on some scrapping goodies. I was able to finish off two layouts that I had started and I made flowers for my next layout! I needed a special color of glimmer mist today so I made my own. I had a mini mister bottle and I used some alcohol inks and some perfect pearls dust, filled it with water, give it a shake and “Walla” glimmer mist! Hey when there is no scrappy store near me I make what I can. Ok so on with today’s layout, it is for The Color Room #48 palette, it is called “Pretty girl”. The cutie pie in the photo is my grand daughter. I just used everything from my stash for this layout.

I used a Martha S loopy punch around the outside of the cream paper, and a scallop edge punch on one of the inside layers. I distressed and inked the other layers, put them all in place and then machine stitched them to the bottom layer. You can see in this close up all the different types of stitching that I did. I also did some swirl stamping and then added some liquid pearls to the swirls. TIP: when you machine stitch, try to use some of the different types of stitching on your sewing machine; don’t just stick to the line stitch.
Now this was a fun layout for me. I made all the flowers myself and did a vine type cluster. I altered the Dusty Attic chippy and cut it in half, using half in each corner with the flowers. I love the peachy coloured lace that I attached in the bottom corner under the DA and flowers.
In the top corner is a smaller version of the DA and flowers and a cute title card from My Minds Eye, I added some liquid pearls to the card.
This is what I am making a new tutorial at Swirlydoos, you can see it here.  Watch for these lovlies in an upcoming layout.

Well that is it for today. Thank you so much for stopping in for a peek. I hope that you all have a fantastic weekend, be safe and stay warm. Feel free to leave me some scrappy love comments, I love reading them ...take care and happy scrapping J


Sandi Smith said...

That if definitely a stunning layout...your details are amazing!

Sandi Cl~ said...

Shona, what a great page .. love that color combo from TCR. And talk about a fab photo! Your dgd is gorgeous and love your photo enhancement. Have a great scrappy weekend!

Geri said...

Beautiful layout and wonderful edits on the photo!

Cindy Gay said...

Those flowers are nice and I love the Pretty Girl layout. (I'm taking a PDO day next Friday!)

Lean said...

lovely page you made again sweet picture and cool flowers.