Thursday, August 8, 2013

love face


I have been working on my Grandkids scrapbooks. I just love this (engagement ?) picture of my Mom. My Dad who passed away last fall, had a nickname for all of us kids. Most of us were blessed with only one nickname. Mom was the lucky one :) She had many! One of them was "love face".  The caption at the bottom says, "love face...one of the nicknames that Great Grandpa Reilly called Great Grandma."
I just got this August Scrapbook Kit from Artful Delight, in the mail the other day. It felt just like Christmas! I have quite a bit of scrapbook material in my spare room closet but most of it I have had forever. I love the colors. I really love the black embelli's they have in the kit. I would have never chosen black. I usually go with brown but black is a beautiful contrast with the light colors.
 



                                                                          I used the sketch at Artful Delight:

AUGUST LAYOUT SKETCH ASC #35
I traced around a bowl (lol) and cut out 6 circles, randomly punched the edges with a decorative punch, inked the edges in black and then wadded each of them up in my hand. I punched some little flowers and leaves and then added brads.The other embelli's came with my kit. I added 3 little bows that I made with a fork. You can go HERE to see how to make them.  
I would like to enter:
Artful Delight- use August Sketch ASC#35
Crafty Ribbons Challenge- anything goes
 
 

5 comments:

  1. What a sweet nickname, great layout,thanks for taking part in Crafty Ribbons challenge,
    visit my blog and join in my blog Candy @ Kato's Crafty Creations

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  2. Fabulous take on our sketch, love it! Thank you for playing along with Artful Delight this month! :-)

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  3. Such a beautiful page. Love the soft colors with the black and white photo. Thanks for joining us at Artful Delight this month :)

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  4. The kit is beautiful isn't it? I love that paper you used as the background, and love your delicate circle elements. Beautiful page, so glad you played along at Artful Delight!

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  5. Beautiful layout and picture of your mom! Thanks for joining us at Artful Delight!

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