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Monday, August 3, 2009

Our Summer Sweetheart

This is my 2nd post today. Be sure to check out the first.

I made this layout in response to a challenge from Pagemaps. I know you will be surprised (NOT!) that I chose to feature my little granddaughter, Daci. The theme was summer and this is what I came up with. Her cute skirt, which was made for her by her other grandma (talented seamstress and quilter) was my color inspiration. Because of the many patterns and colors in her little skirt, I chose paper from several different paper packs to achieve the look I wanted. Have you ever thought to do this? Just because something comes in a kit or package doesn't mean it can only be used with those things. Get creative! Try combining colors and patterns from several kits and you might be surprised what you come up with!

By the way, don't ya just LOVE that little tongue. More times than not it pokes out when she is especially happy.

Close To My Heart products used: Hollyhock Cardstock, White Daisy Cardstock, Brown Bag Cardstock, Boom-Di-Ada Level 2 Paper Pack, Animal Cookies Level 2 Paper Pack, Let's Get Together Level 2 Paper Pack, Chocolate Stamp Pad, Designer Ribbon Rounds Hollyhock Collection (Z1122), Designer Ribbon Rounds Ricrac Collection (Z1052), Clear Buttons (Z1155), Watermelon Waxy Flax (retired), Colonial White Waxy Flax (Z1081),Dimensional Elements Perennials (Z1139), Dimensional Elements Fresh Shapes (Z1019), Dimensional Elements Large Hearts (from a promotion from last year), Color Ready Alphabet-Bold (X5749), 3D Foam Tape (Z1151), Delta Ceramcoat Magnolia White Paint (Z1293)

Non-CTMH Products: Martha Stewart Daisy Stickers

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9 comments:

-Julie said...

That is the cutest outfit on Daci! You have such a cute little model to inspire your scrappy creativity!

nelliemaeii said...

I love it! Pagemaps is great!! Your layout is so cute!!

lisascreativecorner said...

Karen, your layout is adorable as is little Daci. It was so fun to see you at Leadership. Next year we will have to hook up for that picture together. *Ü* Hugs!

Laurel said...

Sooo... cute!

Rick and Kori said...

This is one of my very favorite layouts of yours! I LOVE the mix of colors and kits and think you hit the nail on the head making it look quilty like her skirt! So cute!

Missgingerdots said...

Now that is ART!

kimber said...

That is so so so so so so cute. I love the popping out hearts. How did you think of THAT!?? Beautiful...one of my favorites as well!

Monica said...

OOH! I want to squeeze that sweet little baby! Adorable!!

Stampin n da Hood said...

What a cutie-patootie!
Love the LO, too!

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