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Thursday, 10 July 2014

We've only just begun- 34 years late!

Hi again

Today I had an unexpected day off, so I have been busy with this LO. I decided to have a go at the challenge I'd seen over on the Scrapology-adventures in Scrapbooking blog
In which they suggest we may be able to create a LO based on this wonderful LO by Stacey Cohen.. isn't it pretty? 

At first glance I thought.. o h this doesn't look too difficult to scraplift...  err err! Wrong! 

Firstly.. I watercolour painted some white card stock shades of pink.. then waited for it to dry...I'm not patient so this was difficult for me! 

Then I took a heart punch.. next problem... they were upside down.. and although I could put one or two sideways on.. the rest looked totally wrong.. so I then decided to use a Martha Stewart Punch 'anywhere on the page punch'.. I bought it months ago and hadn't yet used it (does anyone else do that?) So that was the saving grace. 

I then punched out the hearts and eventually cut around the remaining shapes. 

I then used a treasures proof of one of my wedding photos.. and no- I didn't photoshop it! My wedding photographer was very clever.. he used a margarine tub over the end of his lens which he had already stuck the image of the songsheet into.. wasn't that a clever idea for pre-PS days?

I then mounted the photo on pink CS and added a doily, white lacy remnant, roses and some scrolls and finished off with a scattering of pearls. 

I can't say I totally love it..but I am quite pleased with the end result.. what do you think? 

Elaine
x

9 comments:

  1. You've done a great job - well done :)

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  2. Love what you did based on the inspiration layout!!

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  3. Beautiful page :) Thank you for playing along with the scrapology challenge.Just LOVE that photograph , I agree great photographer.

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  4. Love your take on the LO.
    C xx

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  5. Lovely page - very pretty. Thanks for entering the challenge on Scrapology.

    Lynn x

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  6. Great page.
    Thank you for joining in with our challenge :)

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  7. I think this is a super version of the challenge, that photo is brilliant and I think you have embellished it beautifully. Thanks for joining in our challenge at Scrapology this month, Warmest wishes Anita xx

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  8. Very pretty page, and what a super photo! Good luck with your entry for the Scrapology challenge xx

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  9. Yes, I agree, you have done a fab job with this. I love the delicate treatment :-)

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