Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Petaloo Blog Hop - Day 2!

Greetings and happy Tuesday to you!
Exciting news and super fun week for us here on the blog...

We are so thrilled to be partnering all this week with our friends at Petaloo!

Hello and welcome!  Susie hosting the blog today.

We are offering up Father's Day themed projects this week featuring some great products from Petaloo and Quick Quotes of course!

My husband is a great "Daddy" for our three children!  Learning to ride a bike is an important milestone in any child's life so of course he was right there to help our baby girl develop this skill.  It took a lot of patience.  He actually worked with her on multiple occasions over the course of about a year before she developed the confidence to ride on her own.

The small pictures on the right are from the 1st attempt on the school playground.  The large photo on the left is the day she finally road up and down the road all by herself.  Talk about a proud Daddy moment!

The beautiful plaid background paper is from the Serendipity Collection and I inked all around the edge with Tahiti PowderPuff Chalking Ink.  I placed a doily slightly off center and layered on a fancy die cut showing the reverse side of the plaid paper!  Both sides were so beautiful! Creating this beautiful floral spray on the left of the layout was so easy with Petaloo products!

I combined 2 different colors from the Burlap Blossoms line:  Teal and Pistachio.  The leaves and the pearlized berries are from the Botanica Collection. A pearl flourish and wood accent finish the embellishment cluster. Petaloo also has a nice collection of Fancy Trims and I layered 2 of them - some teal ric rac and a piece of beige lace - on top of a torn strip from Baggage Claim.  Those cute bikes were perfect for this layout!  I added a second torn strip and then inked the edges with Rusty Nail PowderPuff Chalking Ink.

"Daddy's Little Girl" came from a Quick Quotes Vellum I had in my stash!
The Polaroid frame from the Baggage Claim Chipboard Die Cuts was the inspiration for all of the Polaroid's on the layout.  The quote on the piece talks about adventure. My daughter thought I meant learning to ride the bike. I had to explain that I was actually referencing being a parent, having a family - an adventure I hope she one day enjoys herself!

Here's a closer look at the bit of washi and wood veneer bicycle at the top.

You can see that the die cut was embossed and distressed before I inked it with Rusty Nail PowderPuff Chalking Ink.  I also inked the doily a bit to add a little "character".

Quick Quotes Products:
Serendipity 300
Baggage Claim 200
Baggage Claim Chipboard Die Cuts
Rusty Nail PowderPuff Chalking Ink
Tahiti PowderPuff Chalking Ink
Vellum Strip - Daddy's Little Girl

Petaloo Products:
Botanica: Spring Berry Clusters - Teal
Textured Elements: Burlap Blossoms x 4 - Teal
Textured Elements: Burlap Blossoms x 10 - Pistachio
Fancy Trims: Shades of Beige and Shades of Teal

Other Products:
Want2Scrap Fancy Chipboard Word, Family
Want2Scrap Swirls Finesse, LeCreme
October Afternoon Daily Flash Washi Tape
Little Yellow Bicycle Wood Words Stick Pins
Studio Calico Transportation Wood Veneer Shapes
Jillian Vance {die}signs
Spellbinders Grand Labels One
Thanks for stopping by the Quick Quotes blog!  Please be sure to stop on over to visit our friends at Petaloo next!
~ Susie

p.s. I hope you find sometime to play today!


What's a Blog Hop without a few Prizes?!!!

We have FOUR PRIZE PACKS to give away
1.  Leave us a message HERE on the Quick Quotes Blog ... scroll down
2. Leave us a message on our FB page  here
3. Re-PIN a project from Pinterest   here
4. ASK a friend or family member to LIKE US on Facebook   here 
5.  Leave a message on the Petaloo Blog here
(*QQ Prize Disclaimer: Prize contest open to US residents only.
If you live outside the US and want to play,
you would be responsible for any shipping costs for prizes won.)
Winners will be announced on Monday, June 16.
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