Monday, January 9, 2012

Challenge Inspiration: Caroli & Sandi!

For this challenge I used the same pic I used for the DT introduction here, which was taken by my best friend last week. Most of the time I am the one taking the pics, so when I was requested to post a pic of myself I realized I had no current / decent pic of me!! Also realized I never made a black and white layout before, so this was a real challenge for me!

This year was an excellent year for me and my family and I wanted to capture this good moment of my life with this layout. This is the second layout I make about myself in a month, can you believe it? I never made any about me before, but now I feel like doing all about me haha!

I used papers from American Crafts and DCWV. I cut the title and the butterflies with my Cricut, I'm so into butterflies lately, the are lovely :) I also used rhinestones, my Dymo labeler and some black twine for the banner. I like a lot how it came out, thanks for visiting us!


I have a confession.....I am hopelessly addicted to Pinterest.  There is sooo much inspiration and beauty on there that I could get lost for hours just taking it all in.  While checking out some recent pins I found a card that inspired this card but unfortunately was not able to track it back to the creator so I could give proper credit.  I love the simple clean design and loved using so many of my Cuttlebug folders on it.  The combination of black, white and red is one of my favorite fact those were my wedding colors.  I also heat embossed the Paper Smooches sentiment and used my favorite color of twine from the Twinery -- Marachino Cherry.


  1. Both projects are great. I do love the card...the simplicity, but elegance. I also love that color combo. TSF. (I will have to try a version of it). Thanks.

  2. Love the subtle color scheme of your layout! It's perfect.


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