Wednesday, January 6, 2010

My First Cuttlebug Challenge!

Cuttlebug Challenge #65 is going up on the Cuttlebug Challenge Blog today. WooHOOOOO! It's my very first one . . . and I had so much fun with it. The challenge was to put the focus of our project on the color WHITE. I always have a hard time with monochromatic pages *blush, blush* . . . so let's just call mine WHITE-washed. ;)



I immediately thought of these recent pictures of Camryn playing in the first snowstorm of the season. I grabbed the Cuttlebug Embossing Folder called Morroccan Screen, my Noel Mignon "Dear Santa" kit (sold out), and Baby's Breath Spritz by Shimmerz.



I anchored my photo-grouping on an embossed and SPRITZed piece of white cardstock (click on photos to get a better look). The pattern of the embossing folder mimicked snowflakes and the Baby's Breath Spritz made the texture shimmer like a sunny snowbank.



Next I took the Basic Grey doilie paper from the kit and cut out 3 snowflake shapes from the center. I built my layout on a 10.5" X 10.5" sheet of patterned paper. when I was finished, I mounted it onto a contrasting sheet of pink patterned paper by My Mind's Eye (to give it some POP), and then onto the remaining sheet of Basic Grey Doilie paper (covering the snowflake holes).

Come on over to the Cuttlebug Challenge Blog to see what the other designers created for #65. :D See you there!

25 comments:

Diana Fisher said...

Beautiful!!! I love the colors, too!

Lynette said...

This is beautiful Jana...and you perfected the color white:)

Chrispea said...

I really love this. I love all your layouts! LOL! But this one is just beautiful. I really like the snowflakes. So delicate.

Karen said...

Welcome to the CBC DT Jana! Your layout is gorgeous and the details are fabulous, as always!! I just love the feel of the layout and the sweet and adorable photos!!

Happy New Year!

Hugs,
Karen

Nancy Jacobs Basketmaster said...

It is absolutely stunning!
Nancy

June Houck said...

I love your LO so much! I don't scrapbook often because I feel much more confident with cards or mini books. If I could scrap like this, I'd be doing it all the time :)

Charlene said...

Beautiful, beautiful LO Jana!!! And I'm so excited for you!!! You so, so deserve to be on the Pink Paislee team and you will bring your wonderful style to them!!! Hugs, Char

Shantaie said...

Jana, Welcome to the cuttlebug challenge DT!
this is one seriously gorgeous page! I lovw the snowflakes, and what a stroke of genious using the morroccan screen as snowflakes!!

Mary Patterson-Ezzell said...

simply amazing!! smiles, m-

Noel said...

amazing! :)

LG said...

so so pretty! Love it Jana!

Amy (aka Aimitup) said...

This layout is beautiful! I have to get a Cuttlebug!

Carol said...

Jana, This is gorgeous as always. Love your style & take a lot of inspiration from your pages. Can you please tell me which BG Doiloes paper has the snowflakes in it? Congrats on your recent appointment to the Pink Paislee team. Can't wait to see your creations there too :-)

sarahmartina said...

I'm speechless at this... just gorgeous.

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

Gorgeous!!!! WOW! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

Aphra said...

Yummy! The white embossed paper is just perfect, and I LOVE those snowflakes! That fabric title is just perfect amidst all your glorious "white-washed" layers. I might "need" that Cuttlebug folder. Tee hee!

Ebony van der Starre said...

This is beautiful...I love it!!

Juliana said...

just gorgeous!

Georgana said...

I love those giant snowflakes! Great job and congrats on making the PP DT. You'll do great.

Beth said...

Welcome Jana and what can I say about this beautiful page that you have not already heard all I can say is when I grow-up I want to scrap like Jana this is exquisite

Nathalie said...

I love the textures of your page! It is amazing :)

Mara... said...

Wow!!! So many amazing details! This layout is fabulous!!!! I think I need a cuttlebug...hee hee!

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LG said...

Hi there!

Just I just want to invite you to join me at My Scrapbook Nook Bloghop. We will be giving away 11 Nook Kits for 11 lucky bloghoppers! This will run from Jan 8 to 15. You can start here:

http://lifeaslou.blogsome.com/2010/01/09/my-scrapbook-nook-blog-hop/

Hope you can join me

HUGS
LG

Helen Tilbury said...

Another gorgeous layout! I've been following your blog for a few months now but this is my first comment as I can never manage to catch the "Comments" to click on it - your blog won't move up or down for me when I pull the cursor down the sidebar & if I click it it does move but ever so slowly - then suddenly it responds & shoots up & down maniacally lol! I still click in every time you have a new post thogh - just have to watch really quickly as your layouts whizz by like shooting stars! From all the comments you get maybe I'm the only one with this problem but I don't know why it is because I follow lots of other blogs & yours is the only one that doesn't sit still...just thought you would like to know in case others are also experiencing this. What I've been dying to tell you though is that I also have a little girl named Camryn - who is 9 - and I have NEVER until I read about your daughter - come across anyone else with that name & spelling. Lots of Camerons but not Camryns. We call her Cam & Cami a lot too...just love the name!

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