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Thursday, 21 August 2014

Another LO from my August Counterfeit Kit

Hi all


My LO today is created from my August CKCB kit, Girls Aloud, that I chose to have a lot of black and white in (as well as hot pink that isn't represented here) It's been eons since I last did a black and white only LO, and on Saturday I was lucky enough to be invited to a scrap day in honour of my friend Sues' 50th birthday! She had scrapping in the morning, provided us with a lovely lunch, and then we had party games and make and takes in the afternoon! Wasn't that a great idea?? I loved it! 

Anyhow, I digress! When I was there, my friend Suzanne had found a lovely LO she had wanted to scraplift.. and she had a print out of it... I took one look and knew I'd like to use it too, so I borrowed her print out and scraplifted this LO. Now, normally I would give credit here to the originator, but I'm afraid I have no idea where it came from, however, I've done a fairly faithful replica, so if anyone recognises it, please let me know and I will give credit where it is due! 

You may not be able to see from here, but basically I took a Stampin' Up bauble punch and cut out lots of plain white baubles, edged them in black ink and the cut a few more from black and white patterned papers. I then laid them all out to make sure I was happy with the placing, stuck the plain white ones down flat, and then stuck the patterned ones down with Pinflair so they were slightly raised. If I'm honest and I was doing it again, I would use foam pads for regularity of height, but overall, I'm delighted with it!  I finished it off with the photos, mounted on white card, a strip of black and white ribbon and two pennants and a scattering of small flowers and a couple of sequins.. and voila!  All done!  

If you want to scraplift this, I would suggest that you definitely used a wet glue when placing all the white baubles as it's amazing how many times I had to go back and 'just tweak' the angles! 

Finally, I am a recent follower of the 'White with One' blog, which this month challenges you to create a Lo with just White and Liquorice.. so this Lo fits with that brief too! 

I do hope you like the LO.. it's a little different for me, and I confess, it is already one of my favourites! 

Thanks for stopping by.. do let me know if you like it too?

Have a great day!

Elaine
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12 comments:

  1. Love this! I may end up lifting it too :)

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  2. LOVE this. Amazing how you created the background!!

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  3. I love those punched baubles-they make beautiful background!

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  4. Very clever! A stamp in that shape would have been handy for the white only blocks.
    You were able to get them really precise in placement - nice job!

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  5. Love this page and the very clever way of using pp on a LO. Definitely one to scrap lift!

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  6. Oooo and aaahhh! What an elegant page with a hint of playfulness.

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  7. OOh, lovely page Elaine!! Fab idea to use the stamp like that! xx

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  8. Love your background. Thanks for playing along with WW1

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  9. Very elegant! Perfect for those photos! Thanks for joining us at WW1.

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  10. Gorgeous layout Elaine I can see why it would be a favorite, just beautiful :)

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