Sunday, September 25, 2016

cute

As many of you may know, Ashlyn will be having Spinal Fusion surgery this coming week (Sept. 29th). I have been busy trying to prep for her surgery and long recovery, so the only scrapping I have done the past few weeks has been for design team work. I am all covered until November, so I took today to create just for me. 
I decided to partake in the newest The Studio Challenges challenge, which is to use watercolors. This challenge took me outside of my comfort zone, but I am loving the end result! I "borrowed" this photo of my oldest daughter and granddaughter from her facebook photos. I just thought it was so sweet. 


I created the flowers by painting an 8.5x11 sheet of watercolor paper pink. I then used the Lazy Daisy cut file from JustNick to cut out two sets of the flowers; one on the painted watercolor paper and another on plain white watercolor paper. I then added some pops of orange, yellow and blue to all of the cut pieces. A few were layered and some were left as is. The leaves were cut from white watercolor paper using the Make A Wreath cut file from 17turtles and then colored with a couple of green watercolor shades. 



I also used the Simple Scallop Strips cut file from JustNick to add a bit more black and white to this layout. 

supplies:
pp: Simple Stories and Crate Paper
watercolor paper: Canson
watercolor paints: Michael's
epoxy stickers: Crate Paper
enamel dots: I made them using Perler beads
DMC floss
string art template: Pink Paislee
stickers: Teresa Collins
twine: Papertrey Ink
machine stitching
cut files: JustNick and 17turtles








11 comments:

  1. This layout looks lovely, the daisys look so pretty.. I pray the surgery and recovery go as well as can be expected..xx

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  2. Your layout is amazing -
    I love everything about it!! I love layers so I was drawn to it !!

    hOPE ALL GOES WELL WITH aSHLYN!

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  3. Beautiful page!! Love the stitching!

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  4. Wowwwwwwwwwwwww! This is gorgeous! LOVING that stitched heart and the colors!!! Praying all goes well in her upcoming procedure xoxoxo <3

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  5. I absolutely love this layout especially the stitched heart and those flowers are gorgeous!

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  6. Absolutely gorgeous! Hoping all goes well later this week :) ((HUGS)) kate (BL)

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  7. Absolutely gorgeous! Hoping all goes well later this week :) ((HUGS)) kate (BL)

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  8. Your layout looks Fantastic! Beautiful picture! :) Thanks for the links on sewing - I saved the pages for later use! Praying everything goes well for Ashlyn! Big HUGS!

    Theresa
    Theresa’s Crafty Creations

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  9. Such beautiful detail work and colors. Bloggie love

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  10. I love the heart background! I'll be praying for Ashlyn. BL

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  11. This is totally stunning in every way. Love your cut file, flowers and water colour effects. Just beautiful. Thank you for playing along with us at The Studio Challenges.

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I thank you so much for your kind comments! :) Have a beautiful day.