Monday, August 15, 2011

Just Like Butterflies

I love this photo of my daughter. We were at a Summer festival in our area and my Mom bought her this fun ribbon crown and she just loved it and when I snapped this photo I heard her say, "I'm never taking this off!" I had to scrap the photo.

Sketch 21 at Frosted Designs
Right now over at Frosted Designs they have a sketch challenge going on. I really felt this sketch would work well with this photo and than I fell in love with the quote & it all fell into place for my layout.

I did not want to stray to far from the layout, but I know I did not use all the elements shown here. I felt that the edges of the sketch looked distressed so I used sandpaper on my core'dinations cardstock to bring the core out and give that distressed appearance.
The rest of the paper is from a new stack I got before my spending freeze called Daydream Doodles by the Paper Studio. I cut the letters using a cart I have never used before (had it a little while so..needed to use it) A Child's Year. I cut the words at various sizes to change it up a little bit. The large circles were cut using George and Basic Shapes. The ribbon is a scrap piece I had and thought looked just right. When all put together...
I used some gold Stickles to add the butterflies body and antennae after cutting the rest out from the paper by hand. I also added the small circle element at the photo's corner using the gold Stickles. Overall, I am happy with my results. I would love to hear what you think. Since this is a cart I have never used I am going to add this to Kimberli's Creations challenge to use a cart you barely use challenge as well. She just reached 100 followers and wanted to have a fun challenge to celebrate and I just made it in this week.


  1. Gorgeous LO, I love the colors!! Thanks for playing along in my challenge, I'm a new follower!

  2. Wow, very pretty - daughter, photo and layout! I love the saying too.

  3. What a great layout- love the title ( I too love butterflies)and the butterfly papers is so perfect for this page. Thnaks for joining us at Sketch Along Tuesdays.

  4. This is a scrapbooking masterpiece! Everything about it is just fabulous! Thank you so much for sharing your heart!

  5. How darling!!! Thanks for playing with us at Frosted Designs!!

  6. I love it! I wish I got to do more girlie projects! It is much less fun to scrap for boys!

  7. Sweet layout and lovely picture! Thanks for joining us at Frosted Designs Sketch Along Tuesdays Challenge!

  8. That photo is just adorable and I love all the girly paper- so bright and pretty! Thanks for joining us at Frosted Designs!

  9. What a sweet photo! I love the colors of this lo and that butterfly dp is awesome.
    Thank you for playing with us at Sketch Along Tuesday @ Frosted Designs.


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