Saturday, October 29, 2011

Full of Beauty

This weeks challenge over at Lasting Memories is all about bling. Now that is something I don't ever have a problem incorporating! And have you seen the inspiration photo over at Lil Red Wagon?...yummy!
 Since it was time again for the 24 Hour Challenge at Scrappin-N-Chattin, I decided to cover a few challenges in one. I love this challenge! I had to use Glitz Vintage Blue collection and this sketch.
Here is my take and a few close ups.


First, how cute are these pictures of my two youngest grand daughters? I made the headbands and tutus for them.


For the title, I used tiny alphas and a flocked rub on by Prima. Have you used the flocked rub ons yet? I love them! There are several styles and they go on so easy. I added some shabby chic treasures also by Prima, plus added a flower with spays and leaves.



I added one of my handmade shabby flowers that matches the headbands and filled it in with leaves and silk rose buds. Peeking beneath them is a chipboard flourish by Dusty Attic. I covered it with gesso, then added a few different ink colors, and finished it off with Diamond Dust. I should have taken a picture before adding the flowers so you could see how sparkly it is.



I also added a row of these fabric shabby roses. They were white and I misted them so they would fit in with my color scheme. 


I incorporated a couple of my handmade butterflies along with some handmade tiny roses. I rubbed some ink around the outside of the bling shape to give a shadow effect.


Above the journaling, I did some heat embossing with some very sparkly blue powder, and added some pleated ribbon along with flowers and leaves. I added Stickles to all the leaves.

Thanks for stopping by!
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4 comments:

Sandi said...

Theresa, your work is so gorgeous and you really got the handle on this shabby chic look. I love the way you embellish your pages....it is a real art and one I just can't seem to grasp. This layout is lush and beautiful and those headbands/tu-tus are the cutest things ever.

Michele F. said...

OH my gosh.. beautiful Theresa!! Lovin' all those blue colors!! Thanks so much for joining our BLING challenge at Lasting Memories this week!! :-)
Michele
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fatmi said...

The blue shades are sentimentally are used in this card, I like each and every piece you have placed on this card. Can't wait to see your other creative works.

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Beckie said...

Gorgeous LO. New follower ;0) Gonna be in the All about Boys Hop with ya..wanted to stop by before hand.

Be Blessed, Beckie

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