Tuesday, March 1, 2011

LSHD blog hop day 7

My goodness the time has flown.

And yes, I finally finished my layout. This one is one I've taken a lot of time and thought with, and I'm extremely happy with the result. I've used the black bears pattern from Little Scraps of Heaven (ready-made embellishments available from my store).


This is the first page...

And the second page...
I made all the photo's sepia tone and faded the edges... I printed out some journalling - all about how my children really do love each other. I cut 2 different sheets of paper (unevenly) and taped them at the back to create a background for a double layout. The background was a little too busy, so I used some cream coloured cardstock to break the pattern. I almost used the background pages as a frame, and mostly put the pictures and journalling within the cream card. I used some brown and some cream coloured flowers with matching flat-backed pearls. The layout was finished off with some stitching detail in gold thread - which brought together the entire layout perfectly.

Thanks for looking, please pop over to Inga to see what she has for you today....

17 comments:

  1. Oh Wow Melanie... this lo was truly worth waiting for... I love it!! The sepia tones really give the lo the perfect touch! I also love the stitching... and those bears... they are just too cute! Thanks for sharing it with us!!

    shellabc@prekfun.com
    http://kccroppers.blogspot.com

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  2. GORGEOUS LO.....You brought tears to my eyes with your amazing pics.....so precious....our little ones grow so fast and their love for each other is priceless;0)...Love everything about this...TFS

    }}}HUGS{{{,
    Sheri G

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  3. Beautiful!!! Thanks for sharing!

    -Lauren B
    lbrocchi@gmail.com

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  4. This layout is just so beautiful, your photos are amazing, your bears came out so darn cute, not to meantion your children ..wow is all i can say.
    If you haven't already checked out http://scrappingmamma.blogspot.com/ please come and follow along.
    Thank-you for doing the blog hop I've enjoyed looking at all of the projects you ladies are so talented, I wish I had half of your talent, mine dosent extend past lshd pericings lol. Have a lovely day.
    Deborah foti

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  5. This layout is just beautiful. You did a great job on it and the photography.

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  6. I love those bears! You did a wonderful job putting this LO together. I like that you printed the photos in Sepia tones, it really enhances the vintage feel of the piece. Very Nicely done!

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  7. Precious layout. TFS. patnbobcuddy at gmail dot com

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  8. blog hopping brought me to your spot. love the layouts. : )

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  9. These photos are just too cute. Love the layout. TFS
    Debbie
    debbie_craine at hotmail dot com
    http://craftywizard.blogspot.com

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  10. Your Layout was worth waiting for. Great job. I just Love the bears and the colors you used on the layout.

    akuehn65@gmail.com

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  11. What a great LO! LOVE what you did w/ the photos...TFS your tip :)

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  12. Wow, beautiful,,great details,,Love it!!!
    Imogenelynn@wmconnect.com
    sweetlilcricut.blogspot.com

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  13. These are some nice layouts on day 7.

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  14. Absolutely darling!!! i love the way it turned out. ;-)

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