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My Craft Goals for 2015

My Goals for 2015:

1. Update my goals for 2016 in January of 2016 :)
2. Maximize my crafting time!
3. Keep plugging away at scrapbooking photos!!
4. Learn how to Heat Press!!
5. Have fun!

Monday, September 3, 2012

Nieces Are Nice Layout

Happy Labor Day!!  Today I am the Guest Designer over at She's A Sassy Lady with a spunky layout of my nieces.

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I love welding with my Gypsy and really wanted to make a unique background for this picture of Sophie and Sabryna.  I took random words that describe these two sisters and used a variety of fonts and cartridges to create my background.

I am not sure if this is subway art or not, but I have fun making backgrounds like this.  I added some hearts (George) and ready made words (Giggle, Whatever, Splish Splash, Dance and Diva) and created the rest.  Sophie shows horses and Sabryna has always loved piggies.  I think they are beautiful and made sure the picture was just under that word!

Here are the carts I used:  A Child's Year, Birthday Bash, George, Graphically Speaking, Hannah Montana, Home Accent, Home Decor, Mother's Day Bouquet, Rock Princess, Shall We Dance, Varsity Letter and Wall Decor and More.

I usually open a 12x24 mat and put all of my words on the right side initially.  I size them and place them on the left side until all the spaces are filled.  Then I re-size my mat (from the main menu) back to 12x12.  I weld everything together and cut.  I used blue cardstock and carefully mounted it to a light blue cardstock trimmed to 11.75" square.  I mounted the light blue cardstock to the same color blue cardstock I used for the word mesh.

I used Mother's Day Bouquet to make these flowers.  I sized the small ones at 0.73 inches and the bigger ones at 1.12 inches.  I cut them out of pink cardstock and added a pearl to the center.

My sister-in-law took this photo of the girls on picture day last year.  I used mostly blue to match their clothes, but if you look closely you can see the pink flowers in the bush behind them.  That was all I needed for my accent color.

What a fun layout of my nieces.  This one just might be going in a frame for a while!!

Thank you for stopping by today!!


Karon said...

Lori - this came out so well. I think you can definitely call it subway art:-) Its fabulous and what a great idea. TFS

Kerry~Momma K said...

Amazing job! Great tip about using the 12 x 24 mat to work on. It turned out beatiful.

Sheila aka SassyLady said...

Love this layout and the word mat that you made for it. Isn't it great what the Gypsy can do to help you along on these layouts? This is just awesome! Thanks for sharring today at She's A Sassy Lady.

...a/k/a DJScrappiness... said...

Wow! This is awesome! Very inspiring.


MelodyR aka Ry&MysMom said...

How cool is that?!! That is such an adorable LO! TFS!

Brenda said...

I love this Lori! I love the mash of words that discribe these two cute sisters, well done!!

Robin Jones said...

very nice Nieces :)) I love how you gave the instructions, also.... wonderful idea!!!!