16 April, 2014

Belle Chloe LO & card With Love from Annette

 Hello Bloggers

Annette shares 2 fabulous projects with us:

'hello all, 
Today I'm sharing 2 projects 
created for 
showcased in Adelaide recently.

my layout 

I have always loved this photo of my DGD  
it reminds me those beautiful  old fashioned post cards


"the eyes are the window of your soul"

grey cardstock background
trimmed 1cm of edges off  ...Blue & Cream Damask P6368

punched inked & distressed edges
cut smaller square of... Damask birds & Bees P 6370 
 repeated process
mount photo onto grey card distress edge
cut a strip of  Blue Bell Jardiniere P6380 & ‘V’ one end also cut out label

fussy cut flowers, leaves, bird plus label ink edges 

painted chipboard bird cage black, adhered bird on branch over..
Assemble page 
adding lace ribbon & centres  in flowers RBY36
a clear gem in flower centres for extra sparkle 

Finish with white roses 005wh & tiny rosebuds gt-wh & title 
Martha Gardener punch 
versa mark ink 
piece of ribbon

my card


card size 14.5 x 14.5 cm
cut paper  Framboise Fleur  P6371
distress edges & ink 
fussy cut flowers & leaves
Damask labels P6382

ink clock with olive & brown 
add gems, crystal leaf & bead 
tuck lace under leaves, flower & clock

tie soft bow  & tag with desired greetings 
versamark ink ... olive & bark 
gems.... prima 
(chippy clock, crystals, lace & peacock feather are from my stash) 

I'm sure you'll agree with me this paper collection is gorgeous 
Thanks for popping by 
Happy Scrapping 
Hugz Annette '

Both projects are stunning - well done Annette & thank you so much for sending them to us for the promo.  Your DGD is so beautiful & the LO has indeed used the photo beautifully. Your distressing, fussy cutting & layering fantastic.  The card is fabulous - the peacock feather perfect.

Bye for now


  1. A sublime layout with that beautiful photo taking centre stage. The journalling in french works with the papers perfectly.

  2. Totally stunning pieces Annette!! Beautiful use of the papers in both your layout and in the card. Your DGD photo is gorgeous, so vintage, and the punched border and the fussy cutting looks superb. Your card is a delight, simply adore the feather and all the bling!!! Beautiful work!! ox

  3. wonderful work!!! love it!!!

  4. What gorgeous projects....& I must say, that peacock feather...yum!!!