Wednesday, May 29, 2013


I was never a fan of Navy blue until recently. Like the past few days recently. It started popping up everywhere and I tried hard to pass up several scrappy lines that contained this color and I am so happy that I did not pass these collections up. I have to say that I adore this layout- I originally had intended to use shades of pinks and greys and whites with a softer blue added in, but I really wasn't feeling it. I felt as if I needed something different to make these pictures pop, and when I started to dig through my paper piles I kept coming across navy blue, so I went with it and gathered up some different papers containing the color and I was really digging how they looked with the pink and really made these pics stand out. (gosh I wish they would always look as good on this blog as they do irl)

My layout was inspired by a challenge/inspiration piece on the ScrapStuffz blog.

cs: Recollections
pp: MME- Kate & co. oxford lane, MME the sweetest thing, Echo Park Photo Freedom Vol. 1, American Crafts Dear Lizzy Lucky Charm
flowers" Crate Paper
fish sticker and alphas: Echo Park
here is the inspiration piece:
I was originally inspired by the sunburst background and that was my starting point. It didn't even dawn on me until I was nearly done to add the fish by the title, so the fish was also an inspiration for my layout as well.
One more thing before I sign off- ScrapStuffz is looking for design team members- why not give it a try?
Take care!


  1. Loving your take! I saw you'd done a LO of it, so thought I'd pop over and see it. Super cute. I agree, the sunburst feel is very strong. Way to use it!

  2. Great page! Your sunburst is awesome! Love all the patterned paper you used, great colors too.

  3. Love your photos and the sunburst! Thanks for playing along with the challenge!

  4. Love how you can totally see what inspired you,b ut you made it so girly. Thanks for playing at ScrapStuffz!

  5. What a fantastic take on the inspiration image! Love the starburst background, the cut-out chevron border and the your little embellishments. I also love that your photos are about a fish. Thanks for playing at Scrapstuffz!

  6. I just love your sunburst! Awesome paper choices. I really like the pink and navy too. Not sure I would have thought to pair that color combo, but I like it a lot. I love the scalloped boarder on you photo matte and those chevrons just pull the eye down to the title and journaling. Great use of design to move the eye through the layout. I am in love with that one red H too! Very cute. Thanks for playing, hope to see you next month!

  7. I love your layout and I think that the navy blue papers look awesome! Thanks for being the first person to officially play along at Scrapstuffz!

  8. This is beautiful! That is one of my favorite paper collections! I thank you for participating in our first challenge and hope that you will join us again. Please share our challenge with all of your scrappy friends!

  9. Oh Wow! Beautiful bursts of patterned paper! And the fish photos! (When I hear "fishy" I automatically think of Finding Nemo). Thank you so much for playing with our pre-grand opening challenge. Hope to see you back again at ScrapStuffz Inspired By...


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