Sunday, 18 May 2008

May Colour Challenge Part 2

I am entering this one in the Colour challenge too, as we can enter 2 one in each section!!!

SIL's recent page was the idea that I had in my head, she got there first, lol!!! I still wanted to use a lot of ribbons, so I changed my background to the other way round black on white instead of white on black and where AG has used staples I have used brads, I also used smaller width ribbons, and have made mine a more circular page.

I have used 89 brads and 89 pieces of ribbon!!! The ribbons were from DH's Mum (thanks!!), American Crafts Down Town Ribbon. The brads I couldn't tell who made them, I have had most of them for ages, and stored them by colour instead of brand name, lol!!!! I have used the Inkadinkado stamps again, they are so easy to work with and I love the distressed look I got on this page! I have used Jo Sonja's Brilliant Magenta paint! The title letters, I have with ages, which came free with Scrapbook Inspirations ages and ages ago! White and Black Bazzill.

This page is to say how proud I am of Chloe, she recently went through what every woman goes through and was fantastic about it!!! I was always going to scrap this photo in B&W as Chloe wasn't feeling too good and she was a good sport at letting me take the photo! (She still is embarrassed about it, poor love, and asked me not to say anything to anyone, so this is why I am talking in code and for once not sharing my journaling!).


May Colour Challenge Part 1

I have created this page for BIL's birthday, but I also managed to fit it into May's Colour challenge, (I think), hosted by SuperAllyFan on The criteria was to use black or white background, a B&W photo and 5 or more colours in embellishments!!! I have the black background, the B&W photo sort of, as I have re-coloured Ben in!!! And there are more than 5 different shades of blue and also some white embellies! I will see if I will be left enter it, if not the challenge gave me fab inspiration for creating the page in the first place. This is the reason I enter these challenges!!! They really give me a kick start on getting my layouts completed!

I have used Bazzill black cardstock. Making Memories Artisan Edge Blue paper. Prima Espirt Blue Flowers. Bazzill Flowers (the bigger ones). Inkadinkado Stamps (recently purchased and I LOVE THEM). Selection of brads, buttons and gems. Blue gel pen and a Sakura White Glaze pen!

I have made two of these layouts one for BIL with no journaling on it, so he can fill in what he wants. The only difference between the two is that my writing on the title changed, lol!!!!

I hope he likes it!!!!