Saturday, May 18, 2013

They Are My Daughters

Did this for the Weekly Challenge at Studio Calico I loved the colours!  I had to through in some Teal because I used the Heidi Swapp Confetti Stencil and blue/green finish starting coming off on the clay I was using.  I hate starting projects over so I just rolled with it :)

Couldn't find any vellum so I used one of the glassine bags that the embellies came in for a quote I found on pinterest.   For the wood veneer I found this cool Gold Sharpie at Walmart and I used that to colour the letters.

I've been wanting to make a pinwheel embellishment for some time now and found these directions on Martha's Stewart's blog  so easy to follow!

  • First I cut a 2" square

  • Then I added my water colours 

  • I found the center of the square marked, used my pencil and ruler to make a line from the corner to half a centimeter from the center of the square 

  •  I then used my micro circle punch to punch holes in every other other and in the center of the square. If you don't have a micro circle punch a needle will do.

  • Fold in the corners with the holes and match them with the one in the center, fasten with a brad and voila a cute little pinwheel accent for your page :) 

I think you'll definitely be seeing more of these accents from me!

Thanks for stopping by and I hope you all had a good weekend!


msmith434343 said...

Lovely! So in love with the large photo and sprinkles!! Great job and lovely daughters.

Lisa Rukin Swift said...

This is so beautiful! I loved seeing how you created the background.

Mary Pat Siehl said...

very cool layout and what beautiful girls!!

Danielle said...

Beautiful layout, love the classy look with these colors and the use of a big photo.

Mary Jo said...

I love the teal!
And the glassine bag with the quote!

Caroline said...

This is so beautiful , what a great job. LOVE the windmill, those are super cute. I really need to try making one of those

Anonymous said...

Wonderful layout! I love your ideas to use the glassine bag and the gold sharpie...thanks for the inspiration!! :) Evie

Tracy said...

Your page is beautiful. I love that photo of your girls.
I really like your pinwheel, so fun.

Sue Althouse said...

Lovely page! Great photo and very cool pinwheel!

linda said...

lovely page and love the large photo!