Saturday, 1 August 2009

Brace Yourself

Sad to say that my time on the Scrapbooking by Design design team come to an end today, I am sorry to leave as I loved it there! I have scrapbooked hundreds (almost) of pages since making it onto the Design Team, there has been so much going on there to keep me motivated!!

To keep myself inspired and motivated I have decided to take part in a six week Challenge at http://www.craftytart/ The first challenge was to use the cover of this months Innovations magazine as inspiration for a page, or an off the page project.
The project had to include one of the following things : parenthesis, DIY flowers, or layered dimension, and you had to use the colours from this page.

Here is what I come up with... My DIY flowers are little rose buds, made by rolling two layers of paper together. The leaves are stamped using my newest stamp (thanks ever so much to Carol for pointing me in the direction of this stamp!!) The flower centres are made by rolling up strips of paper and attaching them to a punched out circle.The stitches are my 'butterfly kisses', taken from the journalling in the sample picture.

As you can see the butterfly really inspired me!! I have added in one of my hand crotchet'ed flowers as well
...more flowers. I wanted to add lots of 'movement ' to my page, in keeping with the sample LO, and what better way to do it than with butterfly's, flowers and chipboard swirls!

Pop over to CraftyTart for a look at all of the stunning projects that were created this week, this is another site where lots of talented people hang out!!
Its not too late to join in the fun, details for the next challenge (now on) can be found HERE


Axel....{Carol} said...

I am loving those flowers you've been making,your layout looks awesome,are the butterflies home made to? hmm i will have to get thinking about home made embellishments wont i lol before the circle journal gets here

Jenny said...

Lovely, lovely l/o Sonya. I wish I knew how to crochet as I love the look of the crocheted flowers

jacque4u2c said...

Mouth still hanging open! This is just stunning!!!!!!

Lyn S said...

Beautiful layout Sonya! Just love those little rosebuds you made!

yyam said...

So pretty Sonya! I love the flowers! :)

Annelie Maddock said...

Have been browsing through your blog, and am very inspired by your creations!!! Love your sense for details and colour combos!!! Also have to ask... where can I get that lovely leaf stamp? LOL

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Here is my finished latest painting
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Finished at last- I think
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