another one down!

hi everyone!

before i get into today’s project i wanted to let you know i have listed several single Studio G halloween packs from last year’s series 20 on ebay.  these are all extras from sets that arrived incomplete and i figured now might be the time to post them up since halloween is right around the corner!  i also have a number of Christmas singles from last year plus alot of other misc. ones i will be posting in a few days.  my name on ebay is Cerridwen2007.

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i have yet another project inspired by the blog challenge blog hop.   this one is a LO and it is a LO of ME hahhahah!  that hardly ever happens!  it incorporates 3 challenges:

1. All About Me challenge - what color am i: now i only HALF did this – there was a twist – i was supposed to scraplift one of the DT’s samples but i just couldn’t make that part happen so i did my own thing.

2. Practical Scrappers - Use die cuts

3. Just buggin’ - ALTER your die cuts

and here is my LO:

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his theme excited me as well and really got me scrappin.  it is something i have been contemplating alot lately because i notice in my crafting, my clothing, and my house my taste in color (and style) has changed DRASTICALLY in the last couple years.  and so for my LO it says:

What color am I??  Flourescent Orange with a chance of Milled Lavender  Now although i did not scraplift exactly i DID scraplift the wording from one of the samples – she was turquoise with a chance of pink and i thought that was a great way to describe mysekf as well.

i have always been very vintge-y – muted, earthy tones.  but lately i find i am drawn to the wild flourescent tones which are so popular right now.  however the vintage stuff will still shine through occasionally!  i have a feeling it has a lot to do with pezzy and her fun taste and style – not at all a prissy princess in pastels and lace!

what color LO close upmy title is partially diecut letters and a diecut tag.  the basics of my LO are all bright colors and then for the embellies i pulled out the milled lavender and a touch of peeled paint.  they are die cut from grungepaper using sizzix dies.  i covered them all with milled lavender ink.  then i painted the bird and a flower with milled lavender crackle paint and covered the rest with distress stickles – i love the way it all turned out.  at the bottom is one last die cut – a great big fabric flower i purchased on Etsy!

i used one of the few pics i have of me that is recent – hanging out on the couch with pezzy and tiger!

 

 

 

well i am off to cook some dinner and then hopefully post some more of the studio G extras i have up on ebay!

happy stampin y’all!

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8 Responses

  1. great layout and i like all the crackle you have one it

  2. awesome idea for your color layout! thanks for playing with us at AAM :)

  3. Great layout-thanks for joining us at Practical Scrappers!

  4. Fun layout- I love the embellishments- love the distressed crackled Chipboard bird! TFS

  5. Great layout Marti – thanks for playing! I see you on cricut chat quite often!

  6. Wow! Great layout and colors! Love the pic! Blessings to you!

  7. Beautiful!!!!!! Thanks for playing along.

  8. This is so pretty (and I so love that cat!)!
    Thanks for joining us at Practical Scrappers!

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