Two Layouts and Two Cards

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Two Layouts and Two Cards

I did these lastnight. You can tell the difference when I'm feeling inspired and when I'm not! LOL!!! The first layout I love! It just came together so quickly and easily. The second layout took twice as long, because I just didn't have an mojo left. (1am in the morning tends to fry my brain anyways. :rolleyes:)


Gwen sent me that awesome little tree and I just cut a circle of patterned paper to go behind it. (What cart is that from Gwen?) It was perfect for this and basically kicked the whole page off for me and made it all flow. The "Just You" frame is from Graphically Speaking. Again, I thought it was perfect for the photograph.
Here's a close-up

And the second layout I'm not happy with, but oh well:

scallop edging is from Accent Essentials and title is from DonJuan.

I distressed the edges of the paper to make a frame around the picture.

And two simple cards using leftover bits/extra cuts.

Do you remember those baby girl cards I posted a few days ago? Couldn't waste the inside cuts, so made another card. Smile What am I going to do with all these baby cards you ask? between my sis and I we have about 10 baby showers in March to attend!! :eek: (most are girls)

And I was totally goofing off here with seeing what the cuts from Graphically Speaking looked like.

TFL!

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they are all terrific but that first one blows my mind! You should frame a copy. Did you know Michael's has frames on sale? Wink heheh

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I really like the distressed look of the paper on the 2nd one. I love the first LO. I like the string through the buttons, cute idea!

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I too simply adore the 1st one. What a precious way to just capture Kayson. He's so precious! You did a great job. I think the 2nd one is great too b/c it's from your heart. Looks like he really enjoys the boat show! Lol The cards are just perfect....as always. I love the cards, especially the baby girl one with the notebook paper look!

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Love them all, but that notebook paper LO is sooo good, the blue and brown again is my fave!! And that second card is so good too girl! TFS

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Oh that first one is AMAZING!!! I also really love that friend card. Very nice work!!

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Again Charys..blowing me away with your work. LOVE LOVE the first layout. Just amazing. Love the cards too. 10 baby showers?? better you than me Wink

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Charys, stop being so freaking talented will you? I mean seriously you put my layouts to shame. I adore that first one. The brown and blue is so cute together.

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Sweet pages! The first one is terrific!

Great cards too! Are you gonna get all crafty for those baby shower gifts? If you do, please show us! Smile

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wow, I really LOVE that first one!!! smart to use the circle behind the tree, adding this to my lift folder!!! the tree is from Zooballoo - all of the cuts I sent were from there, since I knew you didn't have it. Smile

I'm with you, I don't feel love for the second page, but it is cute. I like the journaling. and the "goofing off" sure made an awesome card, LOVE IT! do you send cards often? I mean, friend cards like that? I don't write real cards like I should ...

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"coolmama72" wrote:

wow, I really LOVE that first one!!! smart to use the circle behind the tree, adding this to my lift folder!!! the tree is from Zooballoo - all of the cuts I sent were from there, since I knew you didn't have it. Smile

I'm with you, I don't feel love for the second page, but it is cute. I like the journaling. and the "goofing off" sure made an awesome card, LOVE IT! do you send cards often? I mean, friend cards like that? I don't write real cards like I should ...

I do send some friend cards every once in a while. LOL, not as much as I should either. I entered that first page in Regina's BBTB contest, so who knows. I'm glad you sent me all those extra cuts...I love them!

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Ditto what everyone else said.. The layouts are amazing.. the first one is my favorite to!!! Now I need that kind of inspiration for my own work..

Thanks for sharing!!

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Great ideas there! I really love how the first came out. Are the butterflies from a patterned paper? You really make me wish I had 1)More time 2) More cartridges and 3) More Talent.

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Thank you everyone! You are all sweet!

"MinaAriel" wrote:

Great ideas there! I really love how the first came out. Are the butterflies from a patterned paper? You really make me wish I had 1)More time 2) More cartridges and 3) More Talent.

Yes, they are. I just cut around them. I've been using that same piece of patterned paper for a while now. LOL

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WOAH BABY! I love love love that first one! The cards are great too!

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LOVE LOVE LOVE the first LO!!!
you are awesome!!!!
the cards are too cute as well!

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Very cute, I love how you doodled on the 2nd page. What pen did you use for that?