Hi everyone – welcome to this month’s Child’s Play Challenge 1st of the month reveal. This month we teamed with Pixels and Paper to offer a super fun challenge with two chances to win. We had to use both a photo and a recipe (both at the end of this post).
I choose to use photos from our Christmas tree hunt in 2012…they fit the recipe well and the awesome sketch I saw at Creative Scrappers. All of the papers are from older Stampin’ Up lines, as is the red card stock. One tip I have for you…color your photo mats with ink. I love Stampin’ Up’s Cherry Cobbler, but a pack is expensive…especially with the cost of shipping. To make my mats I took white card stock, an ink dauber and used the Cherry Cobbler ink pad. After a few minutes of drying time, just to be certain, they ere ready to go. Perfect solution to keep costs lower.
As I was creating this I kept thinking it was too busy, but when done, and I took a step back I love it. It’s actually one of my favorite layouts I’ve made recently…along with my son’s pre-school one (which can be found here).
Thank you all for reading, and I hope you’ll play along. Until next time…Keep Scrapping!
Gold – Washi tape and the stars on the tree
3 patterned papers – green/red stripe, green stars, red gingham
something 1 year or older – the green strip of trees as well as the pictures
animal – my hubby…lol
bling – the gold stars and red bling as tree toppers
Photo – the red and green color and the tree on the tin.
Pixels and Paper
Let’s Get Sketchy Magazine – Mood board
Craft Galore – Anything Goes
Great layout! I don't think it's too busy. Just perfect!! BL
Love this LO!
Miranda 🙂 BL
Vanessa Bourque says
Love the card. Thanks for sharing. (BL)
Liz Mullen says
Lovely layout! (BL)
Renee Savoie says
Great layout! Christmas is coming!!!! -BL
Phillis Walrath says
You created a lovely Christmas keepsake page> Thanks for joinning us at Pixels and Paper.
Great layout with lovely photos. BL
Love your layout, it looks great! And your son is a cutie!
Fabulous photos.. great colouring, fun design.. and cute tree border BL
Dawn Grover says
Love your layout…. BL
Great page, love your take on the mood board and super sweet pics too!
Danie Ramirez says
Sweet photos and great take on the Mood Board
Thank you for sharing at Let's Get Inspired
Super cute take on the mood board! BL
Melinda Garner says
Lynn, this is such a cute layout! You did a great job with the mood board! Thank you for sharing with us at Let's Get Inspired!!
great page.. fab photos and love the colour combo. BL
Melinda Felicilda says
Lovely photos! great take on the mood board!Thank you for sharing with us at Let's Get Inspired!!:-)
Love the photos you have used – such a lovely page.
Ileana A. says
Beautiful layout and lovely photos!
Thanks for playing at Crafts Galore Encore Challenge.
I love it! The details all come together perfectly 😀
Brenshevia Baker says
Great take on the sketch, thanks so much for joining us at LGS. We love having you there!
diane hasthorpe says
Beautiful memory page. I love the photos you've used and the layers of different papers. Cheers, Di (P & P DT)
Melissa Vining says
Such a gorgeous page Lynn! Thanks for playing along with our mood board challenge at Lets Get Inspired!
This is such a sweet and adorable page Lynn, and it has been fun playing along with with your team Childs Play this month combining the challenge, and as I am on the LGS team as well…thank tou so much for playing along rhere too 🙂