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Saturday, 26 January 2013

Buzzing

Yet another page using some of the papers I got whilst at 'A Maze of Memories'. I absolutely loved this paper when I saw it and not just because it was great to use for a picture of my daughter who we call Bee or Bry as a short form of her name. 


Sorry I got a bit of glare on the photo, please ignore it  
For this page I used a backing paper of plain manila coloured coloured card over which I placed the sheet of shaped bee covered, glitter encrusted card that I got from 'A Maze of Memories'. However, before I applied it to the base sheet I craftily cut out the centre so I could use the bee that was in the centre as a final embellishment.

I then mounted the photo on a piece of old gold coloured card applying over the whole I'd cut out of the bee paper. I found some pieces of paper in my scrap box which I felt coordinated well with the photos and the base paper. These scraps were torn and applied to the base of the photo I then adorned this with some roses from the Prima Flowers collection and some silk leaves I had in my crafting box.




At the top right hand corner I added a paper doilie  from the Dovecraft 'Tea Party' collection. I give a slight difference in colour and to tie it to the background I added some distress ink and a spritz of gold. Over this I added the bee I had removed from the backing paper. To give the embellishment a little more presence I backed it with a torn circle in gold and another circle of old gold to match the card I had used to back my photo.




Finally I added a small title to the page and some journalling.  I felt the paper was busy enough so went for a discreet title.   

I love the page hope you do too.

10 comments:

  1. Such a gorgeous LO!! Love how the torn strips anchor your wonderful photo!!

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  2. Thanks so much I was pleased with the layout but just love the backing paper

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  3. Lovely page Dawn - I love the backing paper as well.
    x

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  4. Brilliant.. Love the tearing love the layout , love the papers, Px

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    1. Thanks the paper is fab I love it

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  5. This is so pretty. Thanks for the comments on marmalade. Your friends are extremely lucky to be the recipients of your gift baskets! Tried to reply to you, but seem unable to do it and your email is 'no reply'.

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    1. two email addresses now walsh.druth@gmail.com
      and ken.walsh7@virginmedia.com

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  6. Dawn this is just beautiful. Gosh sorry Ihaven't been onto your blog for a while and missed so much of your fab work...keep coming in to see me then I won't forget also...luv aNNie..xx

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    1. No problems its nice to get visitors and lovely to get comments. I try to look at as many blogs ads possible but its so hard to see them all so like you I get to miss some stuff. thanks for saying its good work I'm flattered

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