Monday, March 21, 2011

Before I forget......!!

With all the excitement of the retreat, I almsot forgot to show you the last page I created with the February kit from Sarah's Cards, featuring the gorgeous Glitz Love Nest papers. Doh!

So with much's my last page, A Winter's Tale....
Inspired by the work of fellow team member Rachael, I decided to design a page with a central round shape.

I knew I wanted to use both sides of the “Block” paper but my design wouldn’t allow for any paper wastage, so set about carefully cutting a circle shape that I had marked out from the centre using a craft knife. I was then able to use the pattern on the other side by flipping the circle shape over and placing it back into the space it had been cut from. As there were one or two small gaps where the paper edges met, I punched out circles from the brown Bazzill and used them to create a scalloped border which covered any mismatched areas.

The little journaling cards made lovely matts for some of my photos. I created some flower embellishments using patterned paper and circle punches, adding a small pearl from my stash to the centres. The snowflakes and rhinestones were also from my stash, but completed the icy feel I wanted for my page.

Hope everyone has had a lovely weekend - we had a relaxed one here spending time walking through a lovely park with Mr T's little girl and a trip to the cinema last night. It was an exciting trip to the cinema for me, as we had the "Gallery" experience at the Odeon, where you sit in sofa-like two seater chairs that are really comfy and you can curl your legs up on, and you get unlimited nachos with toppings, popcorn and soft and hot drinks. Very good value for money - which I think matters to everyone at the moment!

We saw Battle: Los Angeles, and I have to admit I thought I'd be bored as I'm not one for "boy" films with guns and armies lol, however, it was actually about alien invasion and whilst I quite enjoyed it, Mr T thought it was crap!!! No pleasing some people eh?! ;)

Catch up with you all soon xxx


Rachael Elliott said...

Gorgeous page Nat,think you should definitely do more shaped pages!
Wow I am in awe of your cinema, sounds amazing!!!!

Annette said...

Really enjoyed looking round your blog at all your lovely LOs and cards. Too many good things to comment on them all, so I'll just say it here!

Bubbles said...

Just found you through a comment on Rachael's blog. Have to say that this lo is an inspiration.... so beautiful!

cathy said...

Stunning page Nat! love how you used both sides of that gorgeous paper, the scallops look just right too!

Gems said...

Gorgeous page lovely! The 'Gallery' experience is fab isn't it?! xx