Thursday, January 5, 2012

Challenge Inspiration: Theresa & Kate!

This picture of my grand daughter is so adorable, and worked perfect for the black and white with a touch of color challenge. Since there was just a hint of pink showing, I knew I would use that as my splash of color.  I love the little lamb that was cut from the Create a Critter cartridge. I jazzed it up with some bling.


Love Never Fails

I really loved this Black & White challenge! I just picked up Lily Bee's Head Over Heels Collection and it was so appropriate for a black and white theme! I also used papers by Crate Paper and Pretty Little Studio. To add to the black and white with a splash of colour theme, I edited my photos to black and white, but I left my daughter's red outfit and her striking blue eyes in colour. Her eyes are so striking as it is, but with this type of treatment, they really stand out!

I stamped my red heart with red paint and a foam stamp by Donna Downey on a transparency, and I added it to the layout on the reverse (unstamped side) where the colour was more consistent. I added a bling flourish by Prima on top and wrapped some black twine by May Arts around the heart. I also used Maraschino twine by The Twinery, white ribbon with bling by Harmonie and black and white striped ribbon by My Mind's Eye. The ribbon slider is from my local scrapbooking store, Scrapbook Queens.

For my journalling, I incorporated the strip from the bottom of the paper into my sentence. The background paper is called "Smitten" from the "Head Over Heels" line, and that became part of my sentence. The rest of the sentence is made up of stickers by Glitz and Basic Grey.

I really love how this one turned out. Thanks for letting me share it with you!


  1. Awesome layouts ladies!!!! I love the pictures you both used!

  2. Hey! Looks familiar! I'm excited to see this up now! Great job, Theresa!

  3. Kate-just love your layout-beautiful!!!


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