Saturday, 17 August 2013

New Family

I am backtracking a bit and finally catching up with DGS' life scrapbook, so although this photo is now five months old (where does the time go???) it has been sitting patiently waiting for the right moment to hit my desk!

I saw the CMS challenge #44, a beautiful colour palette, and knew that this was the time for this little photo to get scrapped! The twist in this challenge is to use fabric. A few weeks ago I spotted a leaf mulch sack whilst shopping....a very handy thing indeed....but not for gardening!! LOL

There is a little artistic license going on here as I did paint it cream, to go with the colour challenge, but the hessian sucked most of it up!!

The papers are Studio Calico, October Afternoon and my new Project Life ones :)

The 2 comes from Crate Paper's The Pier Ephemera pack. The heart stamp is American Crafts...the original Dear Lizzy!

Simple Stories stamps, American Crafts number button (it came squewiff!) Pink Paislee chipboard number...and the inevitable SC wood veneers :)

Here is the lovely soft colour palette:

Thanks for popping in today,

Ali x


  1. I saw that palette & thought how nice it looked...& it does! That ♥ stamp...yum! And I ADORE your 'sacking'...lovely open weave...perfect for your style & I really, REALLY Like the 'status update'...that's soooo cute:):):)

  2. You have a knack for those little touches that finish off your layouts perfectly. Love the little hearts and the tag. xx
    P.S. Homemade texture paste recipe - 1 part acrylic paint (whichever colour you need), 1 part talcum powder (Wilko's do a big tub), 1/2 part craft PVA (childrens section in The Range). Mix it all together and PLAY!! Will keep for weeks (8 so far) in an airtight container. Easy peasy! xx

  3. Hi Ali! I am so happy that you found color Me Scrappy for this challenge! Your page is absolutely beautiful! I am LOVING how you used the colors and the burlap on your amazing, creative, and gorgeous page! Thank you so much for playing along with us at Color Me Scrappy!

  4. So glad you joined us at CMS this is simply beautiful. Love all the little touches . Hope you join us again with your lovley layouts

  5. Ali, I absolutely LOVE this layoutt. All the details are beautiful. The black and white picture was the right choice and I love how you used the twine. WOW!!! So glad that I saw it!
    Leslie :)

  6. Absolutely love your style! Following on Bloglovin'. Hoping to get some time to create soon, b/c you have inspired me!!

  7. Wooow! G O R G E O U S layout!!
    Love everything about it!!Amazing job!!
    Thanks for checking out my blog and leaving a nice comment = big smile!
    Have a great weekend! :)

  8. This is gorgeous Ali!!
    So delicate and sweet... you hit the colors perfectly!
    Great idea with the sack fabric!
    Love it from top to bottom. Always love it when you play along with us at Color Me Scrappy :)

  9. This is absolutely gorgeous! I love all the texture and the balance of all the elements...I keep going back to look at more details! Fab job!!

  10. wow I love your layout it is so pretty. Thank you for joining us at Color Me Scrappy.

  11. Love your contrast in the rough bag and the soft colors to match the event. Thanks for playing with us at Color Me Scrappy!

  12. Love the texture of the burlap with the soft colors! Amazing details Ali, love!!

  13. Amazing! I am in awe of your talent. Thank you for sharing it with us @ Color Me Scrappy!


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