Tuesday, July 13, 2010

My first digital scrap page contest...

Well I decided it was time to join in the fun and submit this page for the digital scrapping challenge. The emphasis was on distressing and torn edges. I decided to use this beautiful picture of my mom when she was nine years old taken in Indonesia just before the war broke out. I just love this one. She sent it to me when my daughter turned nine so they could see each other at the same age. Times were so different back then, I can't even imagine. I know my mom went through the most horrible nightmare as a child and now as an adult holds so much inside. She is truly amazing. What we go through these days is nothing compared to the pain and sadness she went through. I am happy that she shares what she can with us and know that it is never easy reliving the past. I love you mom.

Sunday, July 11, 2010

Drawer box-- vintage style

I had to try making this drawer box using Splitcoaststampers tutorial this week. I love it. So easy and fun to decorate. I chose one of the many FREE vintage images and added some crunchy scrunchy flowers made from vellum distressed with broken china ink. TFL.

Sunday, July 4, 2010

You're never too old to say "THANK YOU"...CIC#15

I've entered this card into my first challenge contest CIC15. Another card using one of the many FREE vintage images. I kept the layout pretty similar to my other card using vintage elements. This time used pinks and vanilla and distressed the edges with distress inks. Lots of pearls to accent and the crunchy flowers made from vellum. I love making these flowers. Thanks for looking.
Stamps: Clear dollar stamps family heritage, digital image FREE, Craft Lounge "Thank you"on inside of card
Paper: SU! very vanilla, black, basic grey DP, vellum
Ink: memento black, distress ink
antique linen, pink pirouette SU!
Accessories: pearls, crotchet lace, nestabilities oval + scallop, dimensionals, glue dots, corner rounder, scallop punch, 1" and 1 1/4" punches for flowers, lace border punch SU!, sponging