Sunday, 13 January 2013

Happy times playing with paper

It's been a long time since I was really able to just play around with paper even though I've managed an odd project or two. But yesterday I decided to leave the TV off and just see how it went.

Back in December, I posted my Counterfeit Kit Challenge December page kit, Anticipate and my good blog friend S kindly pointed out that I had, in fact, forgotten to post the page I talked about in the post. There was a good reason for that. I hadn't made it! I had fully intended to make a page from my kit but the time just ran away and it didn't happen and I forgot that I had written about it.

So that was on my list of layouts I wanted to make and my kit was looking a bit neglected. It also happened to coincide with Whimsical Musings prompt #72 - to use bling, confetti or glitter on our layouts.

A Christmas layout needs a bit of bling as far as I'm concerned so I decided to go overboard and include glitter splats, sequins, glimmer mist splodges and glimmer fabric too. Enough I think?!?

Anticipate page kit layout #1



I did cheat and add in a sheet of white cardstock but that just means that the cream cardstock in the original kit is still waiting to be used and I already have another photo printed out to use for the rest of the kit - I am feeling re-energised :-)

And if that wasn't enough, I had another idea for the Whimsical Musings prompt all about sequins themselves and so I went for it and just got going with a second layout for the same prompt. I used my Counterfeit Kit Challenge January kit, Renew and went with gems, glimmer mist, sequins and the story itself. Another piece in the puzzle of my story.  I love that side of this wonderful hobby of ours.

January kit, Renew #2





It's still early in the evening so you never know, I might even just get on with yet another one!

11 comments:

  1. Your layouts always have so much interest ... Lovely

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  2. As usual, more beautiful layouts! I think you have mastered the art of splatters. I have that on my list to experiment with more this year. Mine always come out either too fine or, well, just a mess. Wonderful inspiration!

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  3. So pretty! I love that your supplies match the story :).

    BTW, I tried to come here by the link on the Mr Linky page, and it didn't work. You might want to try reposting the link.

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  4. Both layouts are sensational!! I love splatters mixed with sequins and bling!!

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  5. Wowza! What great pages!!!! I love all the pretty misting and ADORE that great big bow!!

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  6. Pretty, pretty page. I very nearly threw away a few sequins that I came across in the bottom of a drawer - now I'll have to try and use them - you've done so in such an inspiring way. But I'll never be able to make a twine bow dazzle the way you do. Pretty!

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  7. fantastic!

    If you think my digi skills are a little intimidating, you have know how in awe I am of that bow on your page! wow!

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  8. Gorgeous pages Lisa. I especially love the double with all that journalling. You have inspired me to get some of my stories down on paper this year.

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  9. I like all the little bits scattered across the page like this ... and that bow is just lovely - so ethereal ...

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  10. Beautiful beuatiful work Lisa! :) I adore the bow on the ADVENT Lo. You have great skill at this hobby! So much to inspire me! WTG, it's awesome, loved reading your blog!

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  11. Love, love, love that purple bow on the 1st lo! Boths your layouts are beuatiful, and I love your clean design (being so differnt from my own... LOL).

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