Tuesday, 12 October 2010

All About Me......

Evening all :)

I had totally forgotten to blog this layout that I made at Cardinal Colours Retreat last month, it was a fantastic class by Lovely Laura and I soooo enjoyed being able to take part in it ( thanks Jill.xx)
Laura's style is wonderful and she is a great teacher, she is full of enthusiasm and I have to say it rubs off on people. She encouraged us...nay...instructed us to use up as much of the embellies as possible ( which I found hard I have to confess, I try to stretch my stash as far as it can go normally lol)I believe I am right in saying her motto was 'Use it or lose it'.....I think I need to do that more often


We used some delicious Sassafrass papers from the Indie girl range and matching embellies, really lovely to work with. I also added some bling and some big clear buttons that I backed with some of the left over scraps.
I pinched some of the petals to give them a 3d effect


The photo was taken by Chloe in August 2006, just after I had my 2nd tattoo done. I really don't like having my photot taken and feel much more comfortable being behind the lens....however, if you place a camera in the hands of a child, it makes you feel more comfortable being the subject for some reason. I really like the photo too (thanks Chloe for managing to capture me without my 6 chins lol)



I really do love this page, I just need to get my butt in gear and do the journalling on it....now THAT is something I have a real problem with....journalling.

6 comments:

  1. Beautiful Anita. love the way you added to it too.
    Fun to see how different they all ended up :)

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  2. beautiful take on the class Anita (I still have to get around to blogging mine), liking the extras you have added...and the backing of the clear buttons too

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  3. Lovely to see this being created Anita. Great photo Chloe. Love your addiional embellies.

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  4. It's great to get some different ideas, isn't it? I've loved every page I've seen from the retreat - and this layout is just fab! Love the detail and the colours and I've seen that photo before - but it is a great one of you. Pinching those petals really adds something to them, I think.

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  5. that layout is amazing! all those details! it must have taken ages to put together.

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  6. Absolutely stunning hun, love all the elements you have used and the colours are gorgeous! Love the piccy of you too ;-)

    I am with you on stash stretching and would have broken into a cold sweat at Laura's use it or lose it instruction lol!!

    Sorry I have been such a rubbish blogger recently and thank you for still taking the time to come and knock on my blog door haha!

    Take care hun

    Sarah x

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