Making Gifts for Life

Friday, December 7, 2012

In the Spirit of Christmas


In the Spirit of Christmas Layout -

I made this layout for The Paper Mixing Bowl December challenge. I loved the idea of it. I wanted to stick close to the sketch because I loved it. I got to show my special doggie, Piper. She is an amazing Lhasa Apso, who is 13 years old and still running around like she is 1 years old. She does have some trouble seeing  but other then that the vet says she is very healthy. I love her so.

She gets so excited on Christmas morning. She knows she has presents and she will sniff them out. And try on her own to open them. 

I can't wait to see how she is this year. 

For the ornaments in this layout I outlined them in stickles for a shimmery effect. I added bows on each on for dimension. 

For the rub on title, I used stamp border scissors, then inked it with Olive cat's eye queue by colorbox.
I used a vintage round die cut, from K&Company, that I really liked.

I used bright yellow/gold cardstock for a color pop on this page.

The papers were from Authentique. I really like them a lot. I found them available at A.C. Moore.

I hope you enjoy my layout.
Any questions or comments, please post them below.

Have a blessed weekend.

Thank you for viewing my blog.


9 comments:

  1. Love your take on the recipe! Great ornaments and clothes pins!!!

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  2. Love your take! Cute photo and great embellies! Thanks so much for playing along at PMB!!

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  3. Great use of the recipe Tina - such a sweet pic! Thanks for playing along this month!

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  4. What a wonderful take on the recipe!!! Beautiful!! Thank you for playing along at The Paper Mixing Bowl!

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  5. Love your take on the Paper Mixing Bowl recipe this month. Using the second photo spot for a journal tag was really a great idea. And your idea to use a yellow color pop was right on the money! Cute project - VERY cute dog!

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    1. Thank you. It was a very fun project to try.

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  6. Wonderful page. Pic is adorable and great choice of pattern papers.

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  7. beautifully done, thanks for joining us at PMB!

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  8. Wonderful layout... thanks for playing with us.

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