Friday, April 15, 2011

123 April Challenge

Had fun with this month's 123 challenge which is:
Colour: Lime Green
Word: Really
Technique:  Use Fabric

Went through my stash of fabric and found a white napkin with a fab waffle weave texture, some tiny black and white gingham and a lovely textured gauzy fabric which I incorporated in this LO for the fabric element.  My title reads "You really have no idea how gorgeous you are" .

Used some very old Scenic Route pp, a Sass Lass border and recycled some Prima packaging which I punched and added a sweet rubon.   The black flower is velvet... I layered it with a doily which I hand dyed a lime green and a lovely lace flower and topped off with some Prima bling.

I love using Basic Grey doily papers with glimmer mist, really gives a soft and dreamy effect.. used some key lime gllimmer mist for my background.  Finished off my LO with a gorgeous chipboard flourish from Dusty Attic which I painted black to make it pop and used it as a frame for my photo.

A Little Toot

Had a quick look at my dashboard last night and noticed my LO on the screen and realised I had won the Get Picky Inspiration challenge.. so excited!! I loved this challenge the inspiration photo was absolutely gorgeous.. so girly and full of butterflies.. right up my alley!  As the winner I get to create a LO for next months challenge.. hopefully I'll do it justice.
I also have some news which I will be able to share with you early next month.. very excited!!

Busy Busy Busy

I probably wont be blogging much in the next week as I really have to get some DT work done.. will show you some sneaks as I get them done.

Thanks so much for stopping by and leaving some love... I just love receiving all your gorgeous comments, they really make my day :)


  1. Beautiful Cathy! Love the napkin and all the gorgeous layering. :)
    Congrats on winning the Get Picky challenge! Your layout is stunning!
    Have a great weekend! xx

  2. Wowza Cathy!!! You HAVE to win for this!!! Have to!!! Goodness me - you are intensly talented!!! Congrats on GP - yay!!! This is your 2nd win now with them? So fab and totally deserved. WTG!

  3. STUNNING!!! Your elements are so beautiful, the velvet flower, hand dyed doily, white waffle...ALL of it. Love it. And haven't there been a lot of green challenges lately!! Congrats on your win Cathy. Hope you get all your DT work done. We will miss you while you are busy creating!! Have a great weekend. B-)

  4. outstanding!!!!! totally out of this world.. you have really out done yourself this time cathy ....breathtakingly beautiful ...hugz xoxo

  5. WOW just STUNNING Cathy!!! You sure do know how to use green! Love the black frame ...just really sets it off! Congrats on your Get Picky well deserved! And thanks so much for the get well wishes and blog love...always love hearing from you...happy scrapping HUGS xx

  6. WOW i LOVE this layout!! Beautiful and love the frame!

    TOri xx

  7. Totally stunning LO Cathy!! Congratulations on your WIN at GP too!! Gorgeous LO!!
    Looking forward to your new news...... :)
    Hope you have a great week!
    Lou xx

  8. This is so beautiful, love what you have done with the fabric and your colorcombo is just perfect.
    Congrats on your win at GP!!
    Wishing you a happy easter !!

  9. stunning LO Cathy! I just love it all!
    Congrats on Get Picky - that was such a beautiful LO too - you are one TALENTED lady! xo

  10. Hi Cathy! Wow this layout is divine - so dreamy! Love what you have done with the key lime (one of my favourite colours) & the BG doily paper for that soft background. Your daughter is an absolute stunner! Congrats on your win at Get Picky - your layout was very pretty indeed & I am waiting with baited breath to hear your good news!! I love your bio too - we have kids the same age, I just have a couple extra LOL - and I have tried it all & never had such a lasting love as that for papercrafts :) Can so relate needing to take some time off blogging to get the DT work done - that should be me next week too for sure!!

  11. This is so beautiful. AWESOME WORK! Well done. Love your details and the awesome pics.You are doing SO well ...KEEP going!Congrats on Get picky too!

  12. Hi Cathy , beautiful page (as always), love your background and the black, swirly chip, just perfect.

  13. Stunning..........the colours are gorgeous! I love what you did with the swirl fabulous idea!!

  14. omg.. wow.. superb..and OMG.. all those layers and what stunning texture... i LOVE LOVE it..yay.

  15. i totally here what you are saying with school holidays...busy ....busy...busy...and trying to work too..not much scrapping your sneak peaks

  16. Congrats on the win, I did see your name in lights. Well done.
    And just love this LO. Love the touch of lime and fabric and just love that flourish.

  17. This is stunning Cathy, so love that misting...will have to get some BG doilies myself. Love that chipboard too, frames your gorgeous girl beautifully :)
    Congrats on your win, enjoy your challenge.

  18. Congrats on your win at Get Picky!! You are so talented and I love your style. Wow your daughter is beautiful isn't she? Just love the colours and the design of this layout...superb as always x