Saturday, January 30, 2010

Amanda ~ Goin' To The Hop!

Hi everyone!!  It's pretty cold here today, anyway for Texas it is.  We stayed in the low 40's all day. I know that some of you would love to be in the 40's, but for us it's cold!!  So it was a perfect day for scrapping, and what better inspiration than yesterdays sketch from Stuck On U Sketches.  I love to play with their sketches, it just kinda gives me that jump start I need!!  I also found this  WILD "Pink Zebra" paper in my stash and thought, what in the world am I going to use this on?  Everytime I looked at it, it just screamed Cher from when the Sonny and Cher Show was on, way back when, and Cher played that lady at the laundry mat that wore those cateye glasses and those tight, tight leopard pants.  lol  Then I remembered that my daughter, Amanda, had gone to a 50's theme dance at school when she was around 15.  And I had borrowed this poodle skirt from a friend, who just happens to be my boss now.  The skirt worked out perfect and notice the big class ring on the chain around her neck? That was her dads.  She and her friends had a lot of fun at that dance... And I think the photos are perfect with this paper!!!
I also did this for a few other challenges, which are:
Stuck On U Sketches ~ Sketch
Crafty Creations ~ Celebration ~ School Dance
Flutter By Wednesday ~ Open ~ and I used a couple butterflies
Quixotic Challenges ~ Butterflies
Creatalicious Challenges ~ No Stamped Image
Die Cuts R Us ~ Ribbon
Doodle Palace ~ Something New ~ K & Company Butterflies are new (This site may be just for cards??) Oh Well!
Inky Impressions ~ Include Pink and Heart(s)
Humble Pie ~ At least 5 flowers
And now here's my supply list:
Doodlebug ~ Beetle Black-Crushed Velvet
The Paper Studio Flock Paper ~ Pink Zebra
Brocade Black ~ Velvet
Doodlebug ~ Bubblegum ~ Crushed Velvet
Websters Designer Trim ~ Pink loopy ribbon around the circle
MS Deco Fan Border and Corner Punches
Zeva Crystals
Silk Flowers
Paper Flowers
Prima Flutter Vine
Prima Cherry Blossom Branches ~ Pink
EK Success ~ Glitter Alphabet
The Paper Studio ~ Glitter Alphabet
Heart Button
K & Company ~ Smitten Butterflies
I had a lot of fun with this sketch, the paper, and the photos!!  I hope you enjoy it!!
Thank you for stopping by and have a wonderful weekend!  Stay safe and warm!
Please stop back by anytime!!
Hugs :o)
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Sandi Clarkson said...

Man, I've been working on one all day off and on and I come here and you're all done. How'd that happen? Guess I been doing too much blog hopping LOL Anyhow, what a great use of that zebra paper. Awesome ribbon treatment and of course, the bling and flowers! Turned out great!

Danni said...

Gorgeous!! A wonderful layout! Thanks for playing along with my flutter by challenge!

Gwen's Busy Little Hands said...

Now that is ribbon work! Love how you put it around your circle mat. What fun colors too! Thanks for being with us at DCRU this week.


Maria Matter said...

wow, Fern, this is the pink zebra!

blessings, Maria

Sandy said...

Oh Fern...I'm always so happy when I see your post for the sketch is never a disappointment...I adore the zebra paper too...what fun colors...not going to admit that I remember those days of Sonny and Cher too...LOL...I really love what you've done with the ribbon and the circle...really inspires....might have to try that one...looks perfect with your layout...great job GF!

Cheryl said...

Just gorgeous,love the colours and there is so much beautiful detail!!! Thanks for joining us at Creatalicious!!

Amber said...

Wow! Fern I love your LO! The colors match your daughter's dress perfectly! Such a creative way to use ribbon!
Amber *DCRU DT*

Penny said...

What a fantastic find on the paper! Thanks for playing along in the creatilicious challenge this month!

Nanne said...

Oh wow !! how amazing is this?.. I adore the colors and that zebra print is so perfect for this layout.. I'm so amazed at how many challenges you can incorporate into one layout..Wow!!! Thank you so much for playing along SOUS this week, its such a pleasure to come and see your work..

Leah Schaeffer said...

Fern, this is a BLAST! I could not love these colors together more then I how well the green leaves pop from the page...its funny to have a piece of great printed paper, love it and then think- how the heck am I going to use this? LOL! I totally understand!
Your details on this one are just fantastic!

Anonymous said...

Fabulous pretty.
Thanks for joining us at Quixotic Challenges.

Anonymous said...

Wow! How fun is this page!!! Wonderful layout, use of colors and great embellishments! Thanks so much for sharing this with us at Crafty Creations challenges!!

Sammye Jo said...

What a super cute LO Fern!! i love the colors! Hope it warms back up in texas for you!!!!
Thanks for playing with us this week at DCRU!!!

Sammye Jo - DCRU DT
My Blog

Ann said...

Gorgeous LO. Those colors are amazing. Thanks for playing at Humble pie this week.

Claire Phillips said...

Thanks for joining us in our celebration challenge for our first Blogging challenge Birthday at Crafty Creations! Lovely project- a great keepsake - Cheers Claire x

Maria said...

Oh how sweet. Thanks for playing along with us at Humble Pie.

Andrea Amu said...

It's gorgeous! I love that hot pink zebra print!

Kristen H said...

Cute, love that zebra paper! That pink poodle skirt is just darling! Love it!!!

Sheri Gilson said...

Gorgeous!! I love the colors and all the wonderful embellishments!! Thanks for playing with us at DCRU!!

Cara said...

Hi, Fern. Lovely layout and gorgeous ribbon!! Thanks for joining us at DCRU this week!!

LINDA said...

This is simply gorgeous!! Beautiful details..Thanks for joining us at Creatalicious.
Hugs, Linda

LORi said...

Ummmm, this is gorgeous! So happy you shared with DCRU this week!!


Leah l'Orange said...

beautiful page, Fern! the colours really POP! thanks for playing with our Flowery challenge in the Humble Pie kitchen, and watch your email Thursday for your little thank you gift! :D

Kimberly S said...

What a fun layout, and such pretty accents! Thanks so much for joining us for Flutter By Wednesday! :)

Joan Ervin said...

WOW, Fern...what a fun and fabulous page!!!! Your DD looks sooo cute in her poodle skirt and I love that awesome girly paper!!!! Look at you entering all those go, girl!!!

Zoe said...

Gorgeous. Love the ribbon around the circle and the flowers look great. Thanks for joining us at Humble Pie this week.


Crystal said...

WOW Fern another GORGEOUS PAGE!!! WOW WOW WOW!!!! thanks so much for joining us at Inky Impressions!

Rose said...

thanks for helping us celebrate this week on crafty creation with your fantastic page :)I loved when Cher played that lady lol

Jackie said...

Oh how pretty! I just love this! Great job on the challenge and thanks for joining the Inky Impressions Challenge!

Anonymous said...

Love your layout....the colors are fab and yes I'm jealous you have 40 degree weather....we are freezing here! Thanks so much for joining us at Creatilicious!


Unknown said...

Luv the matching of the colours to the dress x x x

Bec said...

Just beautiful, thanks for joining us at BBCC...

Anonymous said...

Iloe what you did with the page I think it is my favorite of all the ones shown so far. that pink Zebra Paper is the Bomb! Where did you get it? All of the embellishemnts just go togther so perfectly!

Precious Memories Scrapbooking & More said...

LOve the paper you used on this and the ribbons around the circle, beautiful!

Rachel (Ffirecracker in splitcoaststampers) said...

Hi, I just joined and I seemed to be attracted to all of YOUR pages.. my Goodness you are sooo talented, I just love your work. I am totally green at scrapbooking, and don't even know what stamping is lol.. I am starting my first scrapbook, for my wedding. Can you tell me what you use for materials and/or where you buy? Any tips? I am simply speechless.

Audrey Frelx said...

Fern, wow! What a gorgeous LO!!!

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