Wednesday, July 13, 2011

sparks of paper smooches

so, paper smooches came out with a new challenge: the july sparks challenge!

the idea is to use any of the color combos and/or sketches for the month of july! see below:

i decided to make a layout inspired by one of the designer drafts! here's the one i chose to model my layout after:

and here's my layout:

i took the pictures for this layout for my parents and in-laws (who all live out of state) when i found out we were expecting again. the little mann is holding the first ultrasound picture of the new little mann. we put the pictures in a frame and sent it to the grandparents-to-be-again that said 'grandkids'.

anyway, i went with a 'big brother' theme for the paper smooches stamps! i used both apples from the 'falling for you' set, the peas and the tomato from the 'vegtastic' set. i also altered one of the peas from that set to be a mini-tomato! :) i popped up different elements from each of the stamps for some dimension. and then for added texture, the thickers i used are felty!! so of course i had to incorporate some of my handmade felt circles with buttons! :)

i really like how this layout turned out, i just love combining dimension, color and texture! i can't wait to make more projects for this challenge! :)



  1. <3 it!!!! I love the big brother theme with the veggies!!! Super cute!!

  2. this is so fun.. I just love your layout.. and the veggie theme is wonderful.. good luck with the Paper Smooches Spark Challenge :) HUGS


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