Saturday, June 9, 2012

My Family


Hello! One of the things I love about my dies from Cheery Lynn Designs, the patterns work for ANYTHING…guys, girls, layout, card, new and funky, or old and vintage!
When I found this old photo of my husband and his siblings, I knew the Dainty Dutch Deco Frame would be perfect for matting the photo.
After inking and masking the edges of my base cardstock, I started with the Mega Tea Party Doily. I added lace touches to my first layer using Francesca. Wanting just a small dainty touch to the middle layer, I adhered Wedding Garter, leaving only a small portion of the edge sticking out. The last layer being the French Flair Classic Silver Stacker. For a little bit if fun, I added 5 portions from the Pennant Die. Resting near the title is the Small Dragonfly.
Anyone that knows me knows how I love to take my creations and dies outside the box! While playing with my dies this week, I created the larger brown flower using Stacker Flower #5 and a brown grocery bag! I was really pleased with how splendidly the paper was to manipulate! The center of the flower is from Build a Flower #1 Also, arriving on my doorstep was a wonderful package of scrap goodies wrapped in gorgeous hounds tooth tissue paper! I was as excited over the tissue paper as the goodies inside! I cut eight layers of the tissue paper using the smallest Sweet Williams die. Staggering the layers, I attached and fluffed! After adding foliage from Pair of Ferns, Flourish Leaf Strip, Stacker Flower #1 Leaf, and Small Leaves 2; I added flowers cut from the Flower Chain Border and a Medium Rose cut from vellum.
Other dies used: Heart Key, Two of Hearts

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9 comments:

Christy said...

I love this ....absolutely LOVE it! The mini clothespin is awesome! :)

scrappingnana said...

Gorgeous layout. Love all the details and especially the dies you used. TFS

curlyqmosaics said...

Truly beautiful layout! I am loving that bird, the banner, the flowers and the dragonfly. Gorgeous work!

curlyqmosaics said...

Truly beautiful layout! I am loving that bird, the banner, the flowers and the dragonfly. Gorgeous work!

Izzy Anderson said...

I love love love your grocery bag flower and your layout. Wonderful work. So fun and creative!

carlies said...

wow amazing work so beautiful love the flower !!!!

Hugs carla
Thank you for play along!!

Shell said...

Such a beautiful page! Jodi ur creations r always so beautiful! I always get die envy when I look at ur pages!! I want them all!!!!!!!!

Rachael Elliott said...

Stunning page Jodi! Your grocery bag flower is inspiring and looks amazing!

Kris Berc said...

Absolutely gorgeous work as always Jodi!