Sunday, 13 May 2012

My Blue Eyed Girl

Back at the very end of March, our lovely Jill of Cardinal Colours held a Spring Weekend Crop. I took part in this beautiful class by my very talented and lovely friend, Lynn ( click her name to see all the original class photos and details)
Here is my layout I made from Lynn's class,
the photo is of Lauren, taken at Chloe's Christening back in 2000!

Lynn's original base colour for the cardstock and the letters was a really lovely dusty green, but I switched mine for a blue as I felt it worked better with this photo. Lynn had already kindly crocheted the beautiful flowers and the butterfly ( thank god!! because if I had tried it would have resembled an old sock or birds nest or something lol) we then sewed on the felt flower centres, pearls and ribbon leaves.
I added a little torn section on the top right and finished it with some punched card, sewing and some little bits and bobs.

Thank you Lynn for such a lovely, fun class, I am so pleased with my layout and Lauren loves it too! xxx


  1. Really lovely - swapping to blue really makes the photo pop. Love all your little extra bits to the layout x

  2. Another Stunner!! Did you make the flowers?

    Thanks for your kind words on my blog- the big eyed girls are digi stamps from HERE:
    They are coloured with copic pens xxx

  3. Fab layout Anita, the blue works so well with the papers and photograpgh.

  4. thank you ladies for your kind comments :).
    Sue, thanks so much for the info on the stamps from your beautiful cards. And as for the lol, I could never make something beautiful and neat like that. Lynn crocheted the actual flowers and we then embellished with the felt centres, pearls and the ribbon leaves :)

  5. So lovely to see the pages that result from a class you teach. This is lovely Anita and it great to see variations on the original. This blue really suits the papers and compliments Lauren's dress and eye.

  6. Oh she hasn't changed a huge amount still that gorgeous smile :) I love the page Anita such lovely colours xxx