Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Beauty Comes From Within

It seems as though summer has left us here in Maryland and Fall is making it's arrival.  We've had some chilly weather and have had temps in the 40's in the mornings.  In a matter of a few days I've gone from shorts and flip flops to jeans and sneakers!
To me there is nothing more rewarding then the ability or should I say talent  to capture that perfect picture!  My daughter has the eye for that and I chose to scrap a picture she took of one of the lilies in my garden.
If you look close enough you can see an ant inside of the flower.
I used up some scraps from my September kit from Artful Delight.  Gosh I love this kit!
There are still a couple of kits left.  If you would like to order one you can check out the contents of the kit and order it here.
I broke out of my comfort zone on this layout and got a little ambitious in the "artsy" department.
I stamped some flourishes from an Autumn Leaves stamp and added some orange applique:
I punched out some butterflies and used the negative piece of cardstock and did a little masking with some   Glimmer Mist and added some hand stitching:
My layout is based on the new sketch  #24 reveal at Frosted Designs:
I went clean and simple with this sketch design.  Please stop by Frosted Designs to see what our DT has created with the sketch I designed.
For those of you that subscribed to Scrapbook News and Reviews check out the latest issue, Vol. 4, Issue 9.  I have two layouts published in it, Frolic and The Merry Widow.

Thanks for stopping by!
. . . Debbie

Supplies Used:  Jillibean Soup Sharp Cheddar Cheese, Crate Paper Farmhouse Collection; Country Side and Cross Stitch, Bazzill Cardstock, Glimmer Mist Tuscan Sun, Color Box Ink Tangerine and Lime Pastel, Martha Stewart Punch All Over The Page Butterfly, Martha Stewart Infinite Loops Trim Border Punch,  Autumn Leaves Swirl Stamps by Rhonna Farrer,DMC Embroidery Floss, Orange Liquid Applique 

8 comments:

yyam said...

What a beautiful layout! Love how you carried the floral motif to the embellies too! And how awesome are those stamped butterflies! :)

Congrats on your publication! :)

Cindy Gay said...

Such a beautiful page with lots of perfect details and a great design.

Lea said...

Beautiful picture! The colors you used work so well with it and I love what you did with the butterflies!

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

Wowwwwwwwwww! This is BEAUTIFUL! I loveeeeeeee that photo, the colors and loving the butterflies! :):):):):):):):):):):)

Beatriz Farquhar-Guzman said...

Gorgeous page, love, love, love the swirls! Great details as always!

Luz Maria Bruna said...

What a beautiful spring layout my friend!!

li-bee-ti said...

Amazing photo and stunnig layout, Debbie! I love the colors, the CAS design (I really loved this sketch of yours, and I'm sure I'll give it a try and play with you).
Great job with the stamped flourishes and your misting is gorgeous. Very creative what you did with misting using the netative of the punched butterflies. May I scraplift it? :)
Love, love, love this lo!
(And thank you so much for stopping by at my blog and leaving me your lovely comments. I really appreciate it!)
Hugs!

Angi @ CokiePop said...

Gorgeous creation Debbie. I love the flowers and butterflies. :)