Tuesday, June 7, 2011

How Many Challenges...

can you fit into 1 layout??!!  Well for this layout, the answer is 4!!

1.  Frosted Designs:  lo or project about friends

2.  Scrappin Chics Challenge Blog:  use a Sun & inspirational saying

3.  Club CK:  Use fabric on your lo or project

4.  Creative Scrappers:  Sketch #159

For my fabric strip, I just cut 1x8 inch strips, folded them in half, and then knotted the closed end.  My Sun was a really fun embellie to make.  I punched about 40 little flowers with my Marvy punch and then cut out a 3 inch circle.  I started on the outside edge of the circle, placing a row of flowers all the way around and then just kept layering to the center.  Once I had all of my flowes attached, I sprayed it with adhesive and sprinkled it with Fairy Dust Glitter.  And YAY, I got a new toy yesterday...the Fiskars Paper Crimper (I'm sure corrugated alphas and embellies will be showing up on all of my lo's from now on!!).  I used it to add texture to the circles for the two flower centers and on my butterflies.

Products Used:

Paper:  Scenic Route
Glitter:  Clear Snap
Brad:  Chloe's Closet
Trim:  The Paper Studio
Mini Market Alphas:  October Afternoon
Punch:  Marvy
Paper Crimper:  Fiskars
Pen:  Zig
Font:  Ravie
Other:  Baker's Twine, Buttons, Button Kit, Fabric


Lauram said...

Holy cow! Nice! I love the lo too. Great sun and I love the fabric!

Lauram said...

And btw, I have not met another Grits lover before :)

Hannah said...

A gorgeous LO, I love that fabric strip, just beautiful :)

scrappingmom73 said...

Wow Ashley....I love this layout! Especially that fabric strip. My eye was drawn to it first and then I continued to be delighted as I looked around your page. Thanks so much for playing along with us at Frosted Designs!

KellyF said...

I love it!! The fabric is awesome, and I love how you made the sun, great job!

melshappyscrappyplace said...

Awesome LO! I love all of your handmade details. And the girls look adorable as always :)

Kristin said...

Cute, cute, cute. Love everything about this! Thanks for joining us this week at Frosted Designs.

Sonia said...

ABSOLUTELY Beautiful layout!
Thanks for joining at FROSTED Designs
Sonia GDT - FD

Kimmarie Baker said...

Very pretty! I love the saying... I am going to borrow it as I have 3 girls myself. Thanks :) I am a new follower. Thank you for playing with us at Scrappin Chics Challenge Blog. my blog is http://kimmarieskorner.blogspot.com I have blog candy being given away with my hops that are going one now.

Jenn Roseman said...

Awesome layout!!! I am one of 3 sisters!!! Thanks for playing along at Scrappin Chics!!! I am a new follower. www.memorieswithjen.blogspot.com

Kathy said...

Beautiful layout! I love the fabric detail! Wow, great job incorporating 4 different challenges! Thanks for playing along with The Scrappin' Chics!
Scrappin' Chics Designer

Christy said...

I love it! Thanks for joining us at the Scrappin' Chics Challenge Blog!

dancingn27 said...

Great job! Love it, Nancy