Friday, April 23, 2010

2010 Spring Break Memphis

I didn't discover this great challenge site until this week! So, I whipped up this layout in a hurry.  It is for the XOXO challenge blog whose  April sponsor is Snobby Walrus.  I scraplifted Robin Gibson's Butterfly!  This was so much fun!

You'll have to forgive the poor photography on this! I'm still working on getting a good, straight picture. I had crumbled the paper on this one and didn't straighten it back out before taking the picture!

I used a Cuttlebug folder for the edges of the layout and the picture's background paper (which I painted with Adirondack copper paint). I made my own shimmery mists (one yellowish gold and the other a deep pink) which I spritzed on the background paper and the flower.  The flower is a similar style to Robins, but I put a shimmery brad in the middle. This was so fun and quick!!


  1. OMG you lifted me! HOW COOL!!! I LOVE THIS LO!!! Love that you made your own mists too! & the embossed edges really give it that 'Xtra special touch'!
    BTW~~~~ You have a VERY LONG OVERDUE package coming to you {finally!} Sorry for the delay! I added something to thank you for your patience:)
    Great layout!!

  2. Wow!! I love the textures- I may have to try using my cuttlebug folder!!Thanks for the inspiration.

  3. Lovely page, such Spring-y colors!

  4. Such a pretty layout! I love all that yellow!

  5. hi there! tnx for the lovely comments and tnx for the visit to my blog.
    love the yellow and the mist on your LO, looking forward to see more from you :)


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