Creative Inspirations Challenge – a berry sweet LO

i’m back!  hahahhaha!

i am trying to get back on track here with my morning posts!  then some computer work while pezzy is at school – good thing i have a few young & restless episodes on the DVR to catch up on!  i KNOW soaps are ridiculous and they irk me with their total non-sensical story lines but oh so addicting.  i started watching it with my grandma decades ago and have wtched on nd off for years.  since the DVR came to live with us i have been getting back into it again!

i have a fun LO for you today!

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today is Creative Inspirations challenge day!  i challenged the DT (team A) to an icing on the cake challenge – meaning they had to use the super shimmery CI paints on their embellishments.  so here is MINE:

i am EXACTLY ONE YEAR BEHIND on my scrapbooking ACK!  these were taken on mother’s day last year!  i absolutely love them!  she has on this CA-YUTE little strawberry dress.  the large pic is jazzed up via some tutorials in a jessica sprague class i took – HIGHLY recommend her!!!  the paper is Berry Sweet by K&Co – LOVE this pad!!  the spellbinder accents and tim holtz alterations border piece are also papers from the same pad.  the mothers day title is another spellbinders die – i inked it up a bit with the CI Garnet paint and a sponge dabbber to give it some shimmer.  the stamp is a studio G OF COURSE.  i cut the phrase from the Alphalicious cricut cartridge.

i used this sketch from page maps – my FAVE:

as you can see i tweaked it a little to sit my needs but that’s what’s so great about sketches!

I cut the strawberries from the Hello Kitty Cricut Cartridge.  Then i painted them with garnet and evergreen CI paints – they are SO SHIMMERY!

I also added some little white primas to mimic the strawberry plant’s flowers.  these are embossed so i added some Pink Highlights CI paint to the raised portions.  this color is a wonderful pure shimmer thta glows pink when the light hits it!

you can really see the shimmery goodness in this pic!

i printed out a bunch of pics so i can try and get caught up at least a little bit!  i printed out the may page maps and will be using those. makes it so easy!  i use photoshop elements to size and /or crop them to the dimensions shown in the sketch.  then i open a word document and just insert them all and print.

Be sure to check out all the DT creations!!

Want some of your own paints to play with?  visit my friend Susana at SCACD!

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4 Responses

  1. This is really pretty! I love the colors & the flowers look just like the ones growing in my strawberry patch right now. I’ll have to look for that berry sweet paper.

  2. Such a sweet scrapbook page- love all of the icing you used! Yummy! The paper is wonderful with your strawberry theme too!

  3. LOVE those pictures! Such a perfect LO for them!

  4. That’s a cute layout my friend and Pez is a doll in them–how long did she keep the dress on? LOL!


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