Warm & Cozy – dt layout for Creative Embellishments

Hi, everyone! It’s Thursday, so I’m up on the Creative Embellishments blog with a layout to share. 😀 I snapped this normal everyday pic of Madison one day when then kids were all camping out in the living room. She’s all snuggled up in her favorite blanket which was given to her by a friend of mine before she was even born.

To create my background, I used the Creative Embellishments Bokeh stamp with some gelatos. It didn’t turn out quite how I’d intended because after stamping with it, I had wanted to blur the lines a bit and misted it with more water. Too much water. lol So It’s splotchier than it started out being. After that goof, I had to continue with it, so I went ahead and made the rest of the background to match. lol I altered both the flourish and the Out of this World chipboard pieces with gelatos as well, but went with an acrylic paint on the Chunky Alphas. Here’s how it turned out:

warm and cozy

Materials:

Creative Embellishments Circle Bokeh stamp
CE Out of This World frame
CE Chunky Alphabet
CE Flourish set 15
13 Arts papers
Webster’s Pages charm and clip
lace from my stash
Design Memory Craft gelatos
gesso
acrylic paint
prima flowers
doilies from my stash
Martha Stewart punches
Spellbinders die

For my page, I was inspired by the February mood board at Scrap Around the World:

SATW  february moodboard

I liked the circular scattered elements in the background of the lower left image and the colors from the chevron image. I also incorporated a touch of metallic elements inspired by the lower right image.

I also went with the February 1st Stuck?! Sketch to create my page:

february 1

Last but not least, Scrap Africa’s challenge #26 is to incorporate altered chipboard, so I’m entering that challenge with my page as well. TFL!

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16 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Ada
    Feb 20, 2014 @ 01:18:51

    This is a lovely page. I love the colours which you nailed on the mood board. The chippies are stunning. Thanks for sharing and thanks for playing with at Scrap Africa.

  2. mjmarmo
    Feb 20, 2014 @ 06:51:12

    Glad to hear I am not the only one who goofs! I love the way this came out though. Gorgeous colors! Love that chipboard!

  3. Laura Whitaker
    Feb 20, 2014 @ 10:46:53

    Such a pretty page, I love what you have done with the background and that circle element is fabulous! thanks for joining us at Stuck?!

  4. Christin Grønnslett
    Feb 20, 2014 @ 15:45:56

  5. Christin Grønnslett
    Feb 20, 2014 @ 15:46:52

    Sorrry about the last post… Thanks for being inspired by my moodboard and for playing with SATW….

  6. Sandy Ross
    Feb 20, 2014 @ 21:48:56

    Absolutely beautiful… the colours an d the background circles are fabulous! Thanks for playing along with Stuck?!

  7. Cathi O'Neill
    Feb 21, 2014 @ 02:48:53

    Love it, the way you did the chipboard is awesome! Great layout! So pleased you joined us at Scrap Africa!

  8. scrapvat
    Feb 21, 2014 @ 04:26:03

    Great take on the challenge and I love that chipboard circle and what you did with it. Thanks for playing along with us at Scrap Africa.

  9. libeeti
    Feb 21, 2014 @ 05:28:19

    Such a wonderful page, Doris! I love how you’ve created your background. I also love what you did with the chipboards.
    Thank you for playing with us at Stuck?!.

  10. Denise van Deventer
    Feb 21, 2014 @ 08:19:20

    Just like your title…a warm and fuzzy page! 😉 Beautiful chippies and a very sweet photo! Thanks so much for playing along with our chipboard challenge at Scrap Africa! 😉

  11. patrysie
    Feb 22, 2014 @ 14:29:58

    Such a girly looking page!!! Great work done on your chip board! Thank you for playing along with us this month at Scrap Africa!!!

  12. tusia lech
    Feb 23, 2014 @ 09:49:25

    I love the way you created background – you have used all colors from photo! Thank you for playing along with us at Scrap Around The World.

  13. Joefil Cate
    Feb 26, 2014 @ 18:39:33

    Beautiful layout! love the color and the background! Thank you so much for joining us at Stuck?!

  14. scrapperleeanne
    Feb 27, 2014 @ 21:42:51

    So pretty Doris! Love the pastel colours. Thanks for joining us at Stuck?!

  15. Helen Wallace
    Mar 01, 2014 @ 06:14:21

    Oh a clever save with the gelatos…I do things like that too!! It turned out beautifully in the end. Thanks for joining us at Scrap Africa 🙂

  16. helentilbury
    Mar 03, 2014 @ 14:13:54

    Gorgeous Doris! Thanks for playing!!

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