Friday, January 7, 2011

January Work in Progress Layouts

I'm way late in sharing my layouts I made with the January Work in Progress kit! Back to school week after winter break always wipes me out, and I had three late nights, with Weight Watchers, my book club, and the Color Combos Galore reveal.

I had planned to work mainly with the main kit, and I bought the Project kit because it had the new Crate Paper Snow Day, and I didn't have any of that. Once I started working with these fun papers, I couldn't stop working with those delicious candy-colored papers and whimsical accents!

Here's one of the pages. I added a little spray ink to the side. I love that little chipboard string of lights! Everything on this page came in the add-on kit except for the spray ink, glittery leaves (which I bought at Michael's after Christmas last year), and the micro-brads.


Here are a couple of detail photos. This one shows those sparkly leaves I was talking about. Don't you love that BasicGrey fabric brad with the jewel in the center? A whole pack came in the kit, so I have lots more to work with.


I needed some sparkle at the top, so I stuck three Glue Dots on my cardstock and pressed some Martha Stewart glitter onto them, which in real life matches the sparkly leaves.


Here's another page I made with the project kit. This is a page for the album I'm making about my weight-loss journey.



And here are some close-ups. I stitched around that circle multiple times and then added dots of Enamel Accents by Ranger.


I added some sparkle by applying Stickles to some of the chipboard pieces that came in the kit.


 Like I said, I got carried away with the bright colors of the Crate Paper in the project kit. I will share the other pages later.

So I only made one page with the main kit, but here is that page. I altered the picture in Picnik to give it an artsy look because it wasn't a great photo.


And a couple of details... I loved the trims Trish included in the kit. So pretty! I added green snowflakes cut out of one of the Fancy Pants papers that came in the project kit, along with some old Jolee's snowflakes. I love those things and I always pick up a pack whenever I see them. They're sometimes hard to find!


I pleated the satin ribbon that came in the kit and stitched it onto the page.


These were really fun kits to work with! Sorry they're sold out--you gotta snatch them when you see them because WIP kits tend to sell out quickly!

Thank you for stopping by and reading about my pages!

4 comments:

Alia said...

So much fun and lovely details! Great job with the Crate Paper!! Hope you had good week back to school!

Lynn said...

wowzers! it was worth the wait. i LOVE your lo's and the deets are awesome. your lo's are not only artistic but fun. love that.

teacher jessy said...

Debbi your work is amazing!! Every layouts are full with beautiful details and the layering is stunning!!

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