Sunday, June 26, 2011

Lets Get Shabby 2nd Birthday Challenge

This page was made for Lets Get Shabby in celebration of their Second Birthday. This is the inspiration photo.........
and the brief was to create something that had to have the #2 in it and use 2 of the following........
                             book/music page
You can use other things on your page but only 2 from this list. I chose to use chipboard and ribbon.
Before I was a scrapbooker I was a quilter, so I drew on my quilting background for some inspiration............... 
I completely indulged myself and made a '9 patch' square, shabby collage, just like a 9 patch or 6 patch applique block you would use to make a fabric quilt.
I also drew inspiration from Christine Middlecamp and her beautiful embellished doilies where she uses layer apon layer of prettiness atop a Martha Stewart doily. No Martha doilies here, just little ones I made using the Spellbinders in the Cuttlebug.
This was soooo much fun. 

Hop over to Lets Get Shabby and have a look at the beautiful work the other DT girls have done and join in the challenge.
              HAPPY BIRTHDAY LGS !


  1. OMG!!!! Your 9 patches layout is Gorgeous! So many details to look at! And such a Beautiful aqua color you used! Did I say Wow!?!
    Michelle *Ü*

  2. Oh wow Gayle - just gorgeous! xxx

  3. OMG I am speechless !!!! absolutely the best yet !!! hugz x

    I am very happy.. I have my blog back .. blogger said they are very sorry for the mistake ...

  4. it's stunning and absolutely beautiful!!!

  5. Fantastica arte criada!
    parabéns pela comemoração!

  6. Oh wow - it's so beautiful! It looks so elegantly celebratory. Perfect for the occasion, it sounds like. :) mmh I could hang that on my wall. :)

    Also, thanks for your excitement about the paint! I've never felt especially adept at creating with my hands, but somehow this painting/collage thing gets me all excited. Like I can't wait for the next time I get to pick up a brush.
    Hopefully I'll drum up some courage & post a photo of something soon...

    But seriously. I can't get over how beautiful this page is!!! :)

  7. I can't even think of words that can express How beautiful this work of Art is.. I Love it.. So many wonderful elements.. You really out did your self here my friend..

    Hugs, Linda

  8. WOW....this is amazing! I absolutely love it and am stumped for words! Stunning, beautiful, gorgeous, outstanding....only start to describe it.

  9. That is so gorgeous!!! Nine times over! Beautiful work!

  10. all those wonderful colours, absolutely amazing. Sad to see that young australian get knocked out of wimbledon but no doubt he will be back next year.

  11. Wow. I don't scrapbook, and I've never even been tempted to try. But that is beautiful. Really, really beautiful. What do you do with all of the pages things that you make? How long did that take to make??

  12. Oh! Wonderful "patchwork"! I love your work - stunning!

  13. Gayle these pieces are absolutely divine. So deliciously shabby and beautiful.


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