Wednesday, December 14, 2011

90th Birthday Album Layout ~ Blowing Out The Candles.

Hi everyone..  I have some sad news..  I am stepping down from the Die Cut Divas Design Team..  Don't get me wrong, I love their die cuts, but so much is going on in my family life right now.  It's very hard to watch your parents age and even worse when you're not close...  So for now I'm just trying to finish this album for my husband's Aunt for Christmas and doing a few Christmas projects... And so this is another layout for her Christmas Album...  I just have Thursday and Friday to scrap and then it gets shipped out!!! 

For this layout I used the sketch from Stuck On U Sketches...

I decided to use a couple of photos even though the sketch just has one...  this page will go with the "Birthday Wish" page I just did..  I've also added a tag behind the photos so she can journal what she wants to..
Here are a few close ups..

The borders were punched with the MS Deco Fan Punch, you can see the Prima Flower, part of the Prima Say It In Pearls, and the Butterfly I punched with the Martha Stewart Punch.

More Martha Stewart Deco Fan Border, Martha Stewart Butterflies, the hidden tag, and some Recollection Bling... (It looks like my corner might have gotten caught on something...  I need to fix that!!)

Scrappy things I used on this layout..
SU Certainly Celery CS
KaiserCraft ~ English Rose
Pink Paislee ~ Butterfly Garden Collection (Nature Sanctuary)
SU Blush Blossom CS
MS Deco Fan Border Punch
MS Garden Trellis Border Punch
MS Butterfly Punch
Recollections Gemstones
Prima Flower
Prima Say It In Pearls

Thanks for dropping by!!
Have a wonderful week!
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Dee in N.H. said...

Such a beautiful album! This will be well loved!

Shona said...

yes will be a gorgeous the colors and punching..just gorgeous Fern :)

Sandi Clarkson said...

Hi, Fern! I a so glad that you liked my sketch and got a chance to use it! Fabulous job with that punchwork. And the colors are so pretty for her. This will be a beloved gift and I'm sure many tears of joy will flow! Sorry to hear about your other DT but family always takes priority! Talk soon!

Kelly Massman said...

Beautiful! i love your soft style!

Bonnie aka Cinnabon said...

This beautiful, fern! I am sure your aunt will love the album you are making! I hear your heart on the home front issue! Thanks for joining us for the sketch challenge!

Nanne said...

Beautiful layout and love your butterflies, the soft tones and the punched trim.. You are my hero when it comes to punched trims :)
glad you found time out of your busy schedule to play along with us, we all miss you

jacirascrap said...

Um belo conjunto com a página do post abaixo!! Amei cada detalhe!! Seu blog é lindo!

Andrea Amu said...

This is so beautiful! I love that you used 2 photos too... looks great. So sorry about you needing to step down from a dt but you know what's best! Take care!

Leah Schaeffer said...

Oh my friend...I can't believe it's almost Christmas!
Holy smokes...I hope Santa's done more wrapping then I have! =)
I'm so glad to come by, it sucks that I don't get to do the blog
hopping that I so wish I could do (which means more DT stuff, ya know,
then getting to friends blogs..=(
But here I am and so glad to come by...such a pretty, delicate page!!!!!

I hope you and the family, those babies have a VERY Merry Christmas!!!!

Hugs and kisses, Leah

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