Thursday, June 3, 2010

You Make Me Smile ~ Savannah ~ Christmas, 2006 -- The Pink Elephant Scrappy Challenge No. 10

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Hi again, it's me!!!  Boy today is a busy day for me for sure...  But it's also been a fun week preparing for today...  And as you all know, since it is Thursday, it's time for a new challenge over at The Pink Elephant ~ and this week it's a sketch challenge by our very own Lori with a little twist ~ the twist is to use a stamp somewhere on your layout!!!  Boy is she getting good at these sketches or what!!  I tell ya they are so many things you can do to this sketch.  But most of all we want you to have fun with  it, and remember, use a stamp!!!!
And here's my take on it... 
This is a photo of little GD Savannah on Christmas, 2006...  The temperature was in the low 70's and it was absolutely gorgeous!!!!  If you look real close you can see that she has the string of lights in her hand and she's making that sweet little "o" with her mouth... I had to turn away so she couldn't see me smile...  Such a stinker!!!  Note the sub-title "You Make Me Smile."  Which is stamped with a Stampin' Up Stamp and embossed with Zing Black EP.....  I also used a Transparency Screenprint on this and that made it super hard to get a photo of it without getting a glare...  That's why you see the shadows..  It was taken later in the day...  Anyhoo I hope you like it!! 
This layout also qualifies for a few other challenges out there which are:
The Pink Elephant ~ Sketch + stamping on layout
Practical Scrappers ~ Transparencies
Charisma Cardz Challenge ~ Flowers
Crafty Catz ~ Red and Black

Here's my list of scrappy things I used:
SU Basic Black CS
The Paper Studio ~ Vines Glitter Red Paper -- edges cut with
Decorative Scissors
Hambly Screenprints ~ Corner Vine
Cuttlebug Floral Border
The paper Studio ~ Ribbon
Prima Say It In Crystals
Petaloo ~ Flora Doodles ~ Crinkled Rose -Black
Prima Jewel Box Butterfly
Prima Say it in Studs ~ Crystal Centers
SU Everyday Expressions ~ embossed with
Zing ~ Black Embossing Powder on
SU Silver CS cute with
Marvy  & McGill Circla Punches and then layered over
Red Glitter Paper
Prima Alphabet Gem Stickers
David Walker Creative Imagination Numbers
Remember to go and check out the other beautiful layouts from the other talented ladies!!!  You won't be disappointed!!
Thanks so much for dropping by!!
Have a wonderful day!!
Please stop back by any time!!

Oh yes!!  I almost forgot!!  I will be posting some blog candy in a few days so be sure and check back for that!!!
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Lorraine said...

gorgeous page hun and how adorable is this photo Awwwwwwwwwww bless xx

sarahw said...

Fern, I love how different it is for a holiday page. Those colors really pop.

Precious Memories Scrapbooking & More said...

beautiful lo, Savanah is just too cute!

Bobbi said...

This is such a pretty layout. I love the colors you used.

Sasya said...

this is just wonderful!!

thank you for playing with us at Practical Scrappers!


TeenaBugg38 said...

Im still wanna know if that is LOVE it da gal!!!

Beatriz Farquhar-Guzman said...

Beautiful page!!!!!! Love, love the colors and all your embellishments. You rock!!!!!

Trudi said...

Very pretty Fern, love all the swirls and colors!

flowerdisco said...

Of course I like it. I also like your own twist on the Christmas colors and the silver Prima butterfly too. Savannah made me laugh too with her expression on this photo.
Hugs my dear fern.

Joan Ervin said...

Ooooh, I love the dramatic colors, Fern...what a FABULOUS page!!!! The picture is adorable and i just love all the gorgeous details you added!!!! Are you ready for our 100 degree weather this weekend?? I am going to stay inside all weekend!!!

Unknown said...

Fern this is just stunning! I love the red, black and white! The transparency and the black flowers are to die for! Thanks for playing with PS again this week!
Kim xXx

Anonymous said...

I love this Fern ! love the color combo ! what a precious and sweet photo!!! adorable lo my friend!!

Pam said...

What a wonderful layout. Really, so very adorable! Thanks for joining us at Practical Scrappers this week.

Debbie said...

Beautiful layout Fern. Love the red and black color choice. I love this sketch. Think I will give it a try.

carol said...

wonderful page, thanks for playing along with our craftycatz challenge, x carol

Lindsey said...

Lovely page and what a cutie! Thanks for joiningus at Crafty Catz this week xx

Aunty Sue said...

Love the colours with this page and thanks for joining us at crafty catz

Jess said...

Fun LO! Great photo!

Suzanne said...

A stunning layout. Thanks for joining in at Crafty Catz this week
Suzanne x

Barb Craft said...

Fern... this is stunning!! Fabulous color combo... and what a little cutie Savannah is!! Gotta love that little "stinker" stage!!! Love the overlay on this LO!! You rocked this sketch!!
Barb :)

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