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Wednesday, February 17, 2010

A Page to Share from the Weekend

Well as you can imagine I am still very excited about my DT position especially as I received my first pizza box yesterday with goodies to work with :0) :0)
I had planned to share this page at the weekend, but on Sunday I spent most of the day in bed with a mother of all migraines, which has been in the background for most of this week as well. I always get my migraine attacks in clusters so hoepfully by the end of this week I should feel my old self again. I certainly hope so I am almost out of medication & it costs a small fortune!!
As my February Studio Calico kit arrived last week, I was very eager to open it & play. The papers had me dreaming up a page long before the package arrived from the US. I adore cupcakes, they just look so pretty all iced & gorgeous. So naturally, they went well with February & Valentines' & that kind of thing.

Materials List;
February kit Bakers Dozen.
Cardstock; Adobe - Bazzill & Vanilla- American Crafts.
Patterned Paper; Reverse side of Simplicity Patterns - Fancy Pants
Section cut & label punched from Life Stories Recipe, My Mind's Eye.
Doily border stamp; Studio Calico
Stitches rub ons- Antique White; Hambly
Delicious Felties; Sassafras
Pearls & Crystals Baby Blanket; Prima
Title
"i love" -Quickutz Moxie, (cut from the fancy pants paper)
"Cupcakes" font Market, Microsoft. (inked in Pixie Dust chalk ink.)
I mixed up my own mist spray using watercolour paint & used a paper doily as a mask. I blotted some of the spray with kitchen roll so a bit of the original colour showed through around the edges in a cloud pattern. I used my McGill 3in file tab punch to add detail to my photo. I matted the photo to a piece of plain white printing paper just to lift it from all the background shaeds of pink.

6 comments:

Polly said...

Hi Paula - big sympathy from a fellow migraine sufferer. The price us creative types pay:) Really looking forward to seeing what you come with for SBK.

Those cupcake look yummy - I love that ingredients list xxx

Paper Paradise said...

Yummy page! Must be great to get the boxes of 'goodies' through the door. I always love seeing my parcels from 'Crafty Individuals' on the doormat. Hope you are soon fully well and back in crafting mode. x

Susan said...

What fun! Your cupcakes look so yummy and the goodies on the page do too!

I trust your migraine has been banished and that you are able to fully enjoy the DT projects you get to make ;) I'm enjoying seeing them!

Tracey said...

Wowwwww congrats on the DT well done you - so happy for you, great page, must be lovely receiving the surprise package each month - enjoy, take care and have a great weekend XXX

Pearl said...

awesome how you masked in the doily pattern ! love your use of soft colors always ! woot !

Susan said...

Paula, thank you so much for your feedback about my video! It meant a lot. Hugs XX