Life in the Slow Lane: A couple of Layouts

Saturday, 14 May 2011

A couple of Layouts

I managed to get a bit of scrapbooking done this week...the weather was much more settled and mum, dad and DD were quite happy to lie around the pool reading (apart from the ice-cream day of course....see previous post).

 There were a few NSD Challenges that I fancied trying, and though I haven't managed them all, here's a couple I completed.

 This first one was for a Challenge over at Scrapbook Challenges and I ended up using this  sketch by Tracy, over at ScrapFriendzy.


I rotated it clockwise, to work with my photograph.

Apart from the orange paper (and I can't remember what collection it's from!),everything else was from my stash..the flowers are all Prima.

The other LO I completed was also for Scrapbook Challenges , but I also used it for a 'mixed alpha title' Challenge over at ScrapFriendzy.

Again, the papers were all from my stash, and I had been loaned a 'Cuttlebug' to try so embossed and debossed my butterflies. The border along the bottom is a ' Paper Ribbon Doily' by BASIC GREY.

Thanks for dropping by!
Take care of you
Alison xx


  1. They have worked really well - I rarely know where my stash has come from and just use what works. Off to watch the Eurovision with the hubby - he is not a happy bunny :0)

  2. Lovely LO's, and I'm so jealous that you have those gorgeous flowers growing near you! Last time I saw them I was in Madeira, and I took lots of photos!

  3. Beautiful layouts but I have to say that your cluster of flowers on the first one is just gorgeous.

  4. Just a wonderful LO!!!!I love so much...and the flower is so gorgeus!!!
    Thanks for your visiting..makes me very happy!!
    Have a wonderful weekend!!
    Hugs from Brazil.

  5. Wonderful layout - those butterflies are neat!

  6. Beautiful work!!!You have been buzzy!!
    Have a nice Sunday.

  7. Absolutely love those flowers in the first layout! Gorgeous.

  8. Gorgeous LOs! Particularly love the flowers and embossed butterflies!

  9. The butterflies and that fresh blue and green colour combination are just lovely Alison. I love the way you turned the sketch too.

  10. Godd work Alison! Love the colours & flowers to match your Bird of Paradise one & your butterflies in the second one! Also love what you have done with the die-cut paper - so interesting!


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