Wednesday, April 21, 2010

I Used To Play The Saxophone

but now someone else plays it

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and will end up playing it better than I ever did :)

I spied these this afternoon

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and this one made me teary, the first flower since last year

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It has lots of other buds so I am looking forward to seeing it all in flower :)

My very first work for Marks Paper Co. went up on the blog today
This months kit is Birds, Blooms and Bikes

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You can find it at here at TwoPeas 
I don’t have Photoshop
But I do have Microsoft Word and with some advice from Trusty Dave I got busy
Layering elements, changing sizes… lots of fun
and then I got down to printing
and creating
I absolutely adore the tricycle element in the kit and was inspired to find some trike photos
I found 2
One of Lucy at 3
and one of me at 3
So firstly here is Lucy’s layout

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It’s a 8.5x11 and almost all of the things are from the digi kit
everything except this little corner :)

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and the Jenni Bowlin lettering

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Did some distressing

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and some typing

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isn’t that tricycle just the coolest??? I love it
and had to use it again
But the tag goes the other way this time ;)

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The title uses alphas from a previous digi kit Text Me

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I layered it onto the pink paper from the Birds, Bloom and Bikes kit and then went over each with some dimensional magic to give them dimension

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and had to have some texture so added some hand stitching and a doily :)

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See the blue trike paper, sigh! SOOO good!!
Added some ink for more dimension and a ‘wheels’ brad because it was waiting for such a time as this ;)

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and the journaling :)

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So I have taken a step out in the hybrid world
Not as scary as I thought it would be lol
Can’t wait for Stacy’s next kit and what inspiration it will provide

Now I will leave you with a photo
Just a little something I was playing with today :)

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6 comments:

  1. Impressive kit and I like the way you used it.

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  2. WOW WOW WOW!!! These are GORGEOUS!! Loving the trikes and loving the little Sharmaine!!! :):):):):):):):) And loving your photos!!! And now of course with the title of the first one...I sooooooooooo have Queen's song STUCK in my head!! LOL! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

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  3. Congrats on the Marks Paper Co team!

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  4. first, that last photo in the previous post is just about the cutest dang thing I ever saw (the purple tonque and scrunchy face)
    second, always love your layouts but the one with you and your little trike is awesome!!
    Your work is always a wonderful surprise.

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  5. LOVE LOVE LOVE this on many leveles. You are SO cute :) as a three year old!!! I have been thinking of you lately... I have no idea how you manage all that you do with four kidlets :) You and Lusi are amazing to me...Ben is now 10 months and I only JUST feel outta the haze. Or maybe its now a permanent thing? Ha. We are not sure about going for a fourth... I am fearful about "pushing our luck" and life is pretty fabulous right now.

    Mind you >>> I had a dream last night about birthing a baby boy in our kitchen... and I named him Charlie.

    Go figure... not sure why you need to know all that, but anyways.

    LOVE and hugs to you Shar.
    Bxo

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  6. The protea made me teary too lovely.
    It's mother's day today so I suppose that makes it more special - to have one in heaven and one in my arms.
    I love you and miss you.
    Looking forward to seeing the rest in flower too.
    b

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