Sunday, July 29, 2012

Finally, a page to post!

I actually had this page finished a while ago, but wasn't able to post it due to my computer melt down.  And when I say "melt down", I mean literally, as the computer guy showed Jason where the hard drive was scorched!  Call me stupid, but I didn't even know it was possible to do that!!!  Anyway, it's all fixed now, but things are a bit different, hence, my photo isn't cropped - just when I was getting used to the old way! 


I made this page with the Seriously Creative Challenge for July in mind:


You still have a couple of days to enter, so make sure you use some of your hoarded supplies and link up!  Let's see, what did I use here... See the wrinkly background paper?  Well, it's actually linen with a paper backing, available from Creative Accents!  I didn't really know what to do with it, but it's very cool to work with.  I just distressed the edges, crumpled it up, and then inked it with some Distress Ink.  I was going for an earthy, natural look for the whole layout here, so I did some stamping with a Tim Holtz stamp my friend Andrea lent me - can you believe she's never inked up a single stamp from the whole set?!?!  I know, I couldn't believe it either!!!  I also used some chipboard pieces for the title and some ribbon (unopened packages from Fiesta).  Really loving the mix of colours here and those Prima butterflies! 
The sketch I used is another Page Maps sketch (love it!):
And, that's about it, I guess!  It's pretty stinkin' hot today, so I feel the need to retreat to the basement rather than fill you in on the details of my Vancouver trip - but stay tuned, that update will be coming very soon, I promise!!!
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10 comments:

  1. Glad you have your computer back.. Be careful not to let the Magic Smoke out again... Lovely layout and like what you did with the Linen paper.. Take care

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  2. Wow! I sooo love that you put your photos on a tag! I think I'm going to have to lift that! Your take on the sketch is fabulous! I love everything about this layout! Glad your pc is fixed!

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  3. Yay! You're back!! And with a bang!! Love this layout. You rocked the linen!! and I love the blue and yellow colour scheme - very summery!

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  4. So happy your back! And sooooo glad that your computer is alive and well my home computer just went boom as well (similar problem - but mine is not coming back lol). And I LOVE this layout out. The colors, the layout itself, the stitching in just the right places, all the layers. Very nice looking forward to your next post!!

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  5. So happy your back! And sooooo glad that your computer is alive and well my home computer just went boom as well (similar problem - but mine is not coming back lol). And I LOVE this layout out. The colors, the layout itself, the stitching in just the right places, all the layers. Very nice looking forward to your next post!!

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  6. Glad you got the computer all fixed up! I love the feel of this layout, the colours are wonderful and I love all the details! Beautiful!!

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  7. Fabulous page! I love all the distressing and you did a wonderful job with the stamps. Thanks for the inspiration! =)

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  8. Gorgeous page!!! Love the colour combination!

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  9. Sorry for my late comment but I have just got home from our two week holiday in Portugal :) Seriously LOVE this layout Rox!!! Love how you have distressed it so professionally, love the stitching, love the stamping, love the tag and I love how it has all come together so beautifully.

    Big hugs, Carole xxx

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  10. Love your layout!! I am glad that your computer is fixed!! I love how you put your pictures on the tag!! such beautiful pictures! Love your layout!!

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