Tuesday, March 12, 2013

March Club Q + Kiwi Lane with Marcia

Hello Quick Quotes friends! Marcia here today with some Club Q inspiration.  Quick Quotes is also partnering with Kiwi Lane Designs this month and my project today features some of their beautiful templates too.


I love playing with the Club Q kits. The March kit is full of gorgeous papers from the Dusty Roads collection., chipboard pieces, and die cuts. I was inspired to create this 2 page layout of one my Girl Scout troops visiting the Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace in Savannah, Georgia. Juliette Gordon Low is the founder of Girl Scouts.

Yes, I was a fearless Girl Scout leader for 12 years! and not just for one troop but both of my daughter's troops! Boy, did we have some fun times!! We attended a special interest session at the Birthplace where the girls learned about bygone fashions, tried on corsets and hoop skirts (which they absolutely loved doing), and learned to be proper ladies.

I am sure glad fashions have changed, because it's not easy (or comfortable) to sit while wearing a corset and hoop skirt! Alright enough talk, here is my layout ...

This was my first time using the Kiwi Lane templates. I used the Cascade Trails wavy templates to cut papers that help to emphasize my photos in the corners. The big butterfly is from the Nature templates. Isn't he fun!

I used the all new "Coal Miner" PowderPuff Chalk Ink to stamp some bricks onto the paper to add some interest in the corners. You can also use your inks to give your flowers some color, like I did here.

Here you can see how I used the templates up close.

Oh yeah, my daughter, She's the unladylike one! lol. 

Quick Quotes Supplies:
March Club Q kit
Dusty Road 6x6 paper pad (Available 3/20)
PowderPuff Inks:  Green Tea, Blue Moon
New PowderPuff Inks:  Plum Crazy, Coal Miner (Available 3/20)

Kiwi Lane Templates;
Nature 2 - Butterfly
Cascade Trails - 3A and 3B

Other Supplies:
Flowers: Prima (Primmers white cotten), Kaisercraft (Mini Blooms in Honey and Amethyst)
Metal Hanger: Maya Road (Love Hangers)
Rubber Stamp: Impression Obsession (Brick)
Die Cut - Cheery Lynn (small Fanciful Flourish), (small butterfly)
Ribbon - Offray
Doily - Little Yellow Bicycle

I hope this gives you some inspiration for your Club Q kits!
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Dana Tatar said...

Awesome 2-pager! I just love everything! Thanks for the inspiration Marcia! =)

Karen M. G. said...

Beautiful LO, looks like a fun memory. really like the "corset look".

Liz said...

Fun colors cute layout.

Donna Nuce said...

Loved you layout of Juliett's birthplace. Thank you for your dedication as a girl scout leader. I did the same for my daughter. Most fun I ever had!

Kristina MacKeen said...

OMG! I love the pictures! And the KLD templates play perfectly with the LO!

Debbie Sherman said...

Fabulous layout Marcia and love the story behind the hoop skirt!!

Lynn said...

What a fun memory to scrapbook! I love your design and all the elements!

Sandi Clarkson said...

These are such wonderful pages .. lots of great detail!

Unknown said...

Gorgeous layout!!! Love the colors you used and the overall layout - great design!

Barb Craft said...

Wow! This is beautiful! I love the lacing detail!

barb :)

Donna said...

This is just so beautiful!