Monday, 25 June 2012

Floral Tones

Evening all, been a while! School is mad, we are just at the ned of exam season and are counting down to the Summer break at the end of July...

Anyway, back to scrapbooking...

This week I have been inspired by the Crafting Time ( DT challenge theme 'Flowers', and the Color-me-scrappy ( colour theme of 'flora tones', a lovely range of blues and pinks.

The bright pink backing paper is a lightly textured bazzil cardstock. The flowery backing paper is from Chatter Box 'Powder Blossoms' and is cut with a wavy edge using my trimmer.
The dark red matte is a left over from my photography A level a couple of years ago (Bazzil basics).
The blue matte at the bottom left is Coredinations Tim Holtz 'Faded Jeans'. It has been embossed with Crafts-Too dotty folder.
The pale blue matte (stolen from the DT box!) has been cut at the bottom into a curve and trimmed with wide blue lace (also stolen from the DT box...), stuck on with ultra sticky red tape.

The flowers are a mixture from 'Itty Bitty Blossoms' and 'Layered Flowers' dies; and 'Got Flowers' from my stash. The leaves came with the Bitty Blossoms.
Each flower has a sticky back gem in the centre. 
The final elements are the sentiment and the swirls. These are from Crate Paper 'Blue Hill Collection Impression Diecuts'.

Oh, yes, and the picture is of my little sisters wedding, nearly 5 years ago now!


  1. Beautiful! Love all the flowers and the lace is a nice touch too. Thanks for playing along with CMS! Oh and thanks for all the nice comments on my blog too :-)

  2. Gorgeous lo and gorgeous pic!! Thanks for joining us over at Color Me Scrappy!

  3. I'm in love with the lace detail. Great LO. Thank you for sharing it with us at Color Me Scrappy.

  4. Love the lace. Thanks for playing along with CMS!

  5. Love the lace, great job with this page, Thank you for playign with CMS

    1. I love iT!!!wonderful!thanks for playing with us at CMS!

  6. Just like the rest of the comments, I LOVE the lace details ... really great page ... thanks for playing along over at Color Me Scrappy!

  7. Beautiful! Love the lace.
    Thank you for playing along with CMS!

  8. Very pretty! I love the colors and the details. Thanks for visiting me so that I could find you!

  9. Hi there, just stopping by to say how delightful your blog is. Thanks so much for sharing. I have recently found your blog and am now following you, and will visit often. Please stop by my blog and perhaps you would like to follow me also. Have a wonderful day. Hugs, Chris