Saturday, July 30

Love the SOUS Challenges...

Here is my layout for SOUS- the second one for this month- I really enjoy their sketches. Also over at The Paper Variety for the Tic Tac Toe challenge this week. The three I used were  Stitching (hand or faux)-- Multi photos-- Journal Strips.

     I used all Recollections papers from a stack book, which I just bought the other day at Michael's for $7.99 originally $19.99- (on sale and then another 20% off- what a deal this was. Well, enough of my bargain shopping onto the layout. I inked the edges either in pink or brown and used white cardstock for the mats on photos. I cut out the flowers from the papers used and pop dotted them for dimension and added Cotton Candy Stickles to the center. I hand stitched with embroidery floss moss green all around the circle edge and then cut out  with several green scraps of cardstock many leaves and just placed them around the stitched vine. I found some chipboard letters which had a funky design and color on them so I painted them with some pink and white paints and added a few pearls to them. M-arilyn  M-onroe,  the title of my layout- fairly simple- because I have a hard time with titles....
I wrote on some journal strips and placed on a green background paper and did some doodling and added another pearl and inked the edges in brown and green.
This is another one for my scrapbook...these photos were taken at Universal Studios of two of my kids back in 2005.


  1. Very pretty page. I love how your stitching weaves a bit, with the leaves around it. Awesome flowers. Thanks for playing along with The Paper Variety.

  2. Great job, Debbie! Love the big Ms. So glad that you could play along with us twice this month! I've been lvoing Nanne's sketches this month .. so much fun!

  3. Debbie!
    This is just wonderful...what a soft and lovely page and Super Fun Photos!
    Just love those!
    Really, really like the paper choices for this as well!!!

    xoxo Leah

  4. luv luv luv the layout Deb.. wow!! and those papers and colors are fabulous!!
    thnx for joining us gain..

  5. What a beautiful and fun layout, Debbie!!! Love the stitching!!! So glad you could join us!!! Hugs!!