Saturday, April 28, 2012

Time for some layouts!

Hello there! I hope you've all been having a fabulous week. :) I've got a couple of layouts to share with you. I created this first one a few days ago and would have posted it sooner but the RAIN wouldn't go away so I could take any pictures! The sun finally came out today though thankfully...






Supplies: My Mind's Eye Gertie Paper - "Friends Forever" Petals, "Little One" Darling Dots; Ali Edwards Stamp Set - This One; Heidi Swapp "Delight" Stamp; American Crafts/Dear Lizzy Neapolitan Roller Date Stamp; Tim Holtz Distress Ink - Walnut Stain; Color Box Chalk Ink - Rose Coral; Studio Calico Mister Huey - Dark Calico; Fiskars Flit On By Punch; Fiskars Circle Punches - Extra Large, Large, Medium; EK Success Scallop Circle Punch; WRMK Corner Chomper; Elle's Studio Tags - Lil' Snippets Date, Handmade Layers Cutouts; Heidi Swapp Ghost Heart; Basic Grey Button; Misc. Brads; Twine; DMC Floss

I absolutely ADORE this picture of Emily. It was such a crazy shot with her being so close to me, but I love how it's focused completely on her, and how she looks so happy! It really shows who she is and I wanted the layout to let her shine, which I think it does beautifully. :)

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I made the second layout this morning and I think it all came together pretty easily! There are some challenges that I wanted to get done before the month's end, so that's where alot of my inspiration came from...






Supplies: Crate Paper Paper Heart Paper - Romance, Love Letter, Cupid, Define; Ali Edwards Stamp Set - Bring On The Love; American Crafts/Dear Lizzy Neapolitan Roller Date Stamp; Tim Holtz Distress Ink - Pumice Stone; Studio Calico Mister Huey - Clay; Fiskars Circle Punches - Extra Large, Large, Medium; EK Success Scallop Circle Punch; Fiskars Scallop Sentiment Border Punch; Martha Stewart 3-in-1 Classic Butterfly Punch; WRMK Corner Chomper; My Mind's Eye "Beauty Of Life" Quote; Basic Grey Brad; Carnala Computer Font

This picture is another favorite of mine. I absolutely love getting shots like this, where no one is paying me any mind...they're just being together. It's so precious to see. :)

I'm still feeling crafty today so you never know...there may be another share headed your way soon, as long as Madison stays off the computer that is, lol. ;) Thanks for your visit!

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I'm entering these layouts in the following challenges...

~ You Are A Delight ~
Creative Scrappers - Sketch #205
Simon Says Stamp - Favorite Word
Unique Crafters - Paper Flowers

~ Love You So So Much ~
Sketchabilities - Sketch #69
Simon Says Stamp - Anything Goes
Our Paper Place - Showcase Your Punches
Scraptastic Club - Handmade Flower w/3 PP
Frosted Designs - Rolled Paper

11 comments:

Suzy said...

Gorgeous pics and layouts April! That second one is one of my fav pages of yours. So adorable! Good luck in the challenges.
-Suzanne

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

Wowwwwwwwwww! These are GORGEOUS!!!

Michelle Gilmore said...

Lovely LO! I love the color combo and the flower! Thank you for joining us this week at Frosted Designs.

adele holcomb said...

Delightful details...misting, acrylic heart, stitching, hand journaling, layered flower!

Mel said...

Beautiful. I love the flowers. :)

sarah said...

thanks for playing, april! you are fantastic, and so are your layouts. :)

hugs,
sarah.

Candy C said...

Hello! Your scrapbook layout page is darling! I love the colors and the design. You really have added so many nice details. Thanks for sharing your work with us at Simon Says Stamp and Show. <3 Candy

Lynn said...

I loved your layouts. The block design in the first one and the banners in the second...awesome! Love the colors and your designs. Thanks so much for joining us at Unique Crafters.

Kira - oopsicraftmypants.com said...

Love the color scheme and the layout. Fun pic, too :) Thanks for joining the fun at Unique Crafter's this month!

Heather Landry said...

April,

I love your layouts so much. Thank you for the comment on my blog and for the email. I'll be replying to it in just a second!

Madeline said...

Great job on the handmade flowers! Beautiful pages!