Monday, April 12, 2010

Amanda's Wedding Reception ~ Scrapbook Make-Over ~ Winner of The Pink Elephant Scrapbook Challenge No. 2

Hello everyone, this is for the scrapbook make-over challenge over at The Pink Elephant.  The challenge is called: "Time for Ella to give her Scrapbook a Scrap Make-Over!"
This weeks challenge is to take an old layout and give it a Make-Over!
We can take the whole thing apart, or just add to it!  





WOW, I'm a little embarrassed to show you this before photo!!  It looks like I just got up and left without finishing it!!!!   This is a layout I did this last summer for my DD Amanda's Wedding Reception Album.. I gave her the Wedding Ceremony Album, but I don't have many pages done for the Reception Album, yet...  I needed a break...  Boy did I!!!   It looks like I was running out of steam, or embellies, one or the other!!!  LOL   Actually, I think this was before I discovered the wonderful world of Prima Flowers and Say It In Crystals...and all of those other amazing embellies that I love soooooooooooo much!!!! 
You can pretty much tell what I added here... 
Here is the list of the original scrappy things I used:
Bazill ~ Sassy
Once Upon a Time ~ Botanical Script DP
Bazzill ~ Romantic Mauve
Bazzill ~ Sandbox
The Paper Company ~ Brown Shimmer
SU Razzleberry ~ Lemonade
Silhouette
SU Pale Plum Ink
SU Border Punch
Making Memories ~ Brad Combo Mocha Paperie
Jenni Bowlin Bingo Card ~ mini brown

And here's what I added to the "After" layout!
I took off the old flowers and then added
Prima Flowers
Prima Say It In Crystals
Silhouette Vine
True Love Hearts
Lace
Butterfly
The Black embellie is part of a hair comb from Hobby Lobby...
And then I doodled around some of the edges with my white gel pen....
Hope you like the new version!!  I do!!
I also found a few challenges that this will qualify for, which are:
The Pink Elephant ~ Make-Over
Totally Paper Crafts ~ Distressing
Crafty Angels ~ My favorite thing ~ Prima Flowers & Primas Say It In Crystals
Totally Gorjuss ~ Add Some Texture
SophistiCat Challenge ~  Distressing
The Corrosive Challenge Blog ~ Texture
Pals Paper Arts ~ Flowers
Thanks so much for dropping by!
Have a wonderful week!!
And please stop back by any time!!
Hugs  :o)
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29 comments:

TR said...

It's amazing what a little bling will do!
But I liked the before too! :)

TeenaBugg38 said...

WOW! it was beautiful before but dang!! I loveeeee all of that Prima!!! And the bling.....absolutely gorgeous!! Oooh I just noticed the butterfly too :) Gorgoeus!

Crystal said...

Oh my Fern TOTALLYY GORGEOUS!!!! I LOVE LOVE all those beautiful flowers and layout!!!

Sandi Clarkson said...

Love the new version, Fern. It's softer and of course I love the Prima and bling. I have a few of those older version layouts myself. Some of them will have to stay that way too! LOL

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Sandy said...

Wow Fern...I sure got some inspiration here today..isn't it fun to look back and see how our scrapping has evolved....i have so many pics to scrap and I look back at albums before I found how much I love to scrap and feel the same way...like the pages are not done...I really love the both of these and had I not seen the after would have thought the before was beautiful...but it is amazing what you've done by adding the extra embellies...you know I love lots of stuff on my pages and the after is simply stunning...great photo too!!!!

Darien said...

What A GORGEOUS LO!!!! I love the photo!!! What a Memory!

Melissa said...

WOW! I'm so glad you showed the two pictures. I thought that first one was beautiful...but then I saw your second one and again...WOW! Amazing what you did with it!

flowerdisco said...

Fern...i can't believe you said you were embarrassed of showing the older layout...shame on you, lol. That was your style then and we are all caterpillars at one time or another. I love both! BUT......I really-really like all you add to the newer version ;)

Hugs to you my dear Fern!!!!!!!!!!!

Joan Ervin said...

Fern...your make over page is gorgeous!!!! The added flowers and bling really bumped your design up a notch!!! Of course, I couldn't even begin to come up to the first one's standards but that's another story..LOL!!! Hope all is well down South...Holly has been sick for 2 weeks...poor baby!!!

joey said...

WOW Fern what a difference in your page, its beautiful and so a wonderful treasure! thanks for sharing with us at TPC. Joey.x

Sandra Dee said...

WOOOW! Just WOOOW! Maybe I need to dig into my beginning LO's and give them a twist now...

Sue said...

Hi Fern
WOWEY what a stunning scrapbook page, it is so beautiful, what a lovely keepsake, thank you for joining us at Totally Papercrafts this week, hope to see you next week, sue,x

bettyboop said...

OMG. Just love this layout. The flowers and bling are terrific, it looks great. Thanks for joining the challenge at Crafty Angels.
Marie.

Betty Boo! said...

Beautiful make-over... although the original was fabulous too! Thank you for joining the scrapbook challenge at TPE!

Betty

craftymum said...

Super scrapbook page. Thanks for joining us at TG
Love Sarah XXX

Audrey Frelx said...

Wow, what a difference dressed up in "bling"!!! It's beautiful!

Trudi said...

Wow Fern, I love your makeover! Very pretty layout! Thanks for joining our scrapping challenge this week at TPE!

scrappinlil said...

Wow Fern, I love the makeover...all the embellies and the pic is fabulous. Love all the flowers you added and the butterfly so cute...thank you also for becoming a follower of my blog. TFS

Shirl said...

Aww Fern what a difference just love the new LO.
Thanks for sharing with us at Crafty Angels and good luck with the top 3.
Hugs Shirley x x x

gina g said...

Fabulous page love the layout and detail. Thanks for joining the Sophisti-cats Challenge this week. luv gina xx

marysanders123 said...

Fern to look at the before then see the after remake, you mean to tell me that you actually could take a seemly plan lo and make it fabulous. I am blown away! It was pretty before, but you really added a wow factor. Thank heavens for Prima!!!

~Christina~ said...

Wow...this is amazing...such beautiful work :)

If you are interested, I have started a new challenge blog that I think you would enjoy. I would love it if you'd give it a try sometime.

Scrap It With a Song

freckleface said...

Just Beautiful... Thanks for playing along at TG this week…Debs

Kat said...

Beautiful layout. Thanks for sharing it with us at TG this week.

Kat x

Rainbow said...

Beautiful lo Fern!!! stunning work!! love it!

Anne said...

What beautiful photos and lay outs, thanks so much for playing along at Corrosive Challenges:)

Angela said...

Simply gorgeous! AND the first one was pretty too! congratulations!

Denise Clark said...

The difference is amazing! That's one thing I love about stamping...always something new to learn and evolve as a stamper. Your page is evidence of that. You have grown so much since your first page. Wonderful job!

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