Tuesday, July 26, 2011

ColourQ #95 and Sketches In Thyme

Good Morning all my blogging friends! 
Today I have my DT layout for ColourQ  - this week the colors were so bright and cheery.
Very summery in my opinion :0)

The photos I have used are of my DD frolicking in the ocean waves, I thought they were a wonderful compliment to the color scheme. 

  I love, love, love this photo of my DD - 
it is the day before her graduation and she is so HAPPY!
I have used MME papers and Bazzill cardstock. The banner is from House of 3, I have also used K&co, Prima, Cosmo Cricket, Creative Imaginations, Maya Road, KaiserCraft, Ruby Rock-It and a lot of random stuff from my craft stash.



For the title I started with a Maya Road chipboard, painted it with a Ranger paint dauber, then outlined it with a pen. I then splattered it with Pearlescent Liquid Acrylic Ink - I love those things. To give it some pop I used foam squares to adhere it on the page. 
Here is the full LO  - I really am a double page LO kinda girl. :0)
Yes - those are real tattoos on her feet - my silly little child! You can pay their college tuition - but you can't make 'em mind, right! 

Here is a look at the color palette from  ColourQ  

 
As I said - very summery colors this week. Please hop on over to the blog  and take a look at the fabulous things the other girls have made. 

I have used the great sketch from Sketches In Thyme   Thursday Takes #51 for one of the pages of my LO. It was just perfect for this photo - here is a look at the sketch


  If you have never been over to see the great sketches they have you should check them out - wonderful sketches and you have all month long to get them done!

If you are still with me at the end of this very long post, I hope you are having a wonderful week so far! 

Anita

14 comments:

  1. Great photo! Love the colors in your layouts. And I think that if you have to get a tattoo, it might as well be pretty butterflies! :)

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  2. i love your layout and the color combo keep them coming....

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  3. Your layout is great! Love how you used the sand dollar. :)

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  4. Wonderful pages...that sand dollar is a great addition! ;)

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  5. Lovely take, I loved the details!!
    Thanks for playing with us at Sketches in Thyme!!
    Kisses, kisses!!

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  6. Awesome! Love the title with the little embellies around it and the banner! Great pic too...fab!

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  7. Such a fantastic layout.. your dd looks so happy!! LOVE the sand dollar on your layout, and the ultra cool title work!

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  8. Wow this is fantastic!!! Love how you did the title and all the lil bits of accents...reminds me of collected treasures. Love the starfishies. http://lanascraps.blogspot.com/2011/07/summer-splash-august-theme-for.html

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  9. wow- i am loving this LO! so brigh and bold and fuN!! Thanks for joining in the challenge at Sketches In Thyme! =) Tiffany

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  10. You give them the tools to succeed...LOL! My oldest is in 7th grade...we are a little ways off from tattoos...I have them and I love them. Thank you so much for sharing this awesome layout with us at Paper Issues. We featured you today. http://paperissues.blogspot.com/2011/08/snapshot-layout.html

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  11. So pretty! And so many beautiful elements! LOVE that you turned it into a 2-pager! Brilliant! Thanks so much for playing along with us this month at Sketches in Thyme!

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  12. LOVE this page! The mini star fish behind the title- the color combo- fantastic!! The photo is great too.

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  13. This layout is stunning! The color combo rocks....thanks so much for joining us at Paper Issues.

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  14. Okay, I'm back....I just read your profile and it cracked me up....

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~*~*~*~Anita~*~*~*~

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