Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Club Q Inspiration with Rhonda

Happy Tuesday crafty friends!  It's Rhonda here today to host the blog for you.

Today I have a page to share with you that was created with the April Club Q kit.  Did you know that our Club Q members get the very newest papers to work with?  It's true!  These kits featured a new paper collection called "North Woods".  The colors are so rich and beautiful!

I was inspired to use a photo that I had taken with my friend who introduced me to scrapbooking.  We were cropping last fall and they snapped this photo of us.  We don't have a lot of photos of us together, and these papers felt perfect for it.  I printed a few black and white zoomed areas of the same photo and mixed them in with the one full color image for a focal point.

Technique:  I used some Biscotti PowderPuff Chalk Ink and stamped with a clock face stamp onto my ivory flowers that came with the kit.  A bit of Baja Blue inked over the top of my "Inspiration" script title helped give a bit of a colorful pop.

Here I  used a small scrap piece of the vellum to slip under the window in the scalloped circular "pie" embellishment.  When I started this page, I took the large framed die cut and cut apart the frame from the three circles.  I then layered my photos and the vining over the top of the circular anchor.  I just love the flourishes that were in this months kit!

The relief frame is used vertically and layered on top of the brown patterned paper.  By doing this, I was able to get a totally different look from the elements!  I also love to use my scraps for extra die cuts that I added in such as the leaves, butterflies and the 2 little flowers you see.

April Club Q Kit (Papers, Brads Ribbon and Vellum)
PowderPuff Chalk Inks:  Java, Baja Blue and Biscotti
Small Exotic Butterflies #2 - Cheery Lynn Designs
Darling Daisies - Cheery Lynn Designs
Small Flourish - Memory Box
Clock Stamp - Heidi Swapp
Scallop Flower Punch - Fiskars
Frond, Rose Leaf and Deco Corner Punches - Martha Stewart
Pearls and Bling - Want2Scrap
Flair - Fancy Pants
Enamel Dots - MME

Thank you so much for stopping on over today!  Enjoy the last day of April!!!

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