Tuesday, July 19, 2011


I LOVE how this layout turned out! Using the sketch from Bo Bunny, and the Gabrielle collection, I designed this of my oldest son Jakob's wedding from a few years back. I am sad however, because my Gabrielle papers are almost gone...just scraps left...(a little sniffle here) I absolutely LOVE the shabby romantic feel of this line.

 As you know, I love to make flowers and am always looking for new materials to make them out of. I made these using crinoline and tulle. Crinoline is what petticoats are made from. It's a light weight stiffer material and holds it's shape, making it easy to manipulate. I purchase the white so I can dye it the colors I need. I love the shabby look. (boy...there sure is alot of love in this post....LOL)
I used the Bigz Die Tattered Flowers and ran it right through my Cuttlebug, dyed them, gave them a spritz of copper mist, then squished them up and let them dry.

I fussy cut a couple of butterflies out of one of the papers in the collection. I then added some Diamond Dust and made some antennas from wire.

I used one of the note cards and added a piece of the matching border as a pull tab. Journaling is on the reverse side.

For the title, I cut the word "Love" out from the Sweethearts cartridge, then added a bit of Stickles.

I inked and distressed all the edges, then used different thickness pop dots and popped all the layers for add dimension. Distressing is this weeks challenge at Lasting Memories.

Bo Bunny - Sketch
Lasting Memories - Distressing

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Ashley said...

BEAUTIFUL layout, Theresa! Thanks for joining along with us at LM this week!

LM DT member

April said...

SO gorgeous Theresa! Love the new flowers. ;)
- April

Sandi said...

What a beautiful, romatic wedding layout Theresa...truly an heirloom. Your flowers are amazing!

Karen Wilson said...

Oh, this is just so beautiful and the moment is captured perfectly. Gorgeous LO!! Thank you so much for joining us at Lasting Memories and hope to see you again!

glassgraffitix2 said...

Absolutely STUNNING! Your entry (and your blog mean HAPPY!) Thanks for joining us at Lasting Memories.

Brenda said...

This is so gorgeous. I love the colors you chose. So perfect for this layout. Those flowers are fabulous.
Thanks for joining us at Lasting Memories.
I would be honored if you came to see my blog here

sharon said...

GORGEOUS l/o! Your flowers, and butterflies, and beautiful!!!

Haven_mom4 said...

Love your LO, so much texture. Think I might have to try shabby chic sometime soon. Thanks for the inspiration

Sue said...

Wow. I love your pages Theresa. This is so gorgeous. Your flowers are great and all of the detail is fabulous. Thanks for joining us at Lasting Memories.

Brenda said...

This is absolutely beautiful! There is so much love in each and every element you put on the page. Thanks for joining us again at Lasting Memories!

Hannah said...

Lovely LO, I love the colours and those flowers are great :)
Thanks for linking this up for my blog candy question :)


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