Sunday, February 26, 2017

Lasting Memories March Guest Designer - BIRTHDAY SKETCH

I am so excited to announce that I have been chosen as a Guest Designer for the month of March at the "Lasting Memories" Scrapbook Layout Challenge Blog!!!  Woo Hoo!! - this is a really FUN Challenge Blog with lots of talented Designers, and lots of FUN Challenges, and I am honored that I was chosen!!

The first challenge of the month is to use the AWESOME Sketch below - by Laura Whitaker !  AND - since it is Sandy's Birthday Month - ( she is one of the DT Members at Lasting Memories) - the theme for the Layout should be "Birthday"
Well, I realized that I didn't have many (if any) Birthday papers, so I improvised and use a great paper collection from Fancy Pants!  I've had this for a while and just LOVE the colors!  Here is my layout for your inspiration:
 These photos are from my family Birthday dinner this past June.  Instead of buying gifts ( but we usually do get each other something small anyway,) we go out to dinner at the restaurant of the Birthday person's choice.   I sat next to my crazy (younger) and WONDERFUL Brother this year at my celebration!  We took a few silly selfies until our Mom took one of us from across the table.
I LOVE my "little" Brother - I know he is always there for me if I need him - and he is so talented and a gifted craftsman - I use paper - he uses wood!!  LOVE YOU BROTHER!!  

Here are some close ups for you:
I added stickers to spell out "Happy Birthday"

I made some candles out of paper to add to the Birthday feel of this layout!

We are never too old to be Silly! - I love to add a pocket behind my photos to slide a tag into - I use the tag to journal the story of the photos and layout.

Celebrating my "double nickel" Birthday!  #thisiswhat55lookslike LOL!
Thanks for stopping by!  Check out the Lasting Memories BLOG for full Challenge Rules, Prize Info and a place to LINK up your entry!  I hope you will play along with us this month!  

I will be submitting a Guest Designer Layout for each week in March - so stop back next week to see what other challenges are in store!

(( HUGS )) ~ Sherri

Items used:
Fancy Pants - Memories Captured Collection
My Minds Eye - Sugar Plum Enamel Shapes
Fancy Pants - Happy Place Flair
Ranger Distress Stains - Abandoned Coral, Fossilized Amber, Broken China, Peeled Paint
American Crafts - Shimelle Puffy Stickers
NUVO - Crystal Drops - Apple Green, Caribbean Ocean, English Mustard

6 comments:

  1. Congrats on the GDT!! This is GORGEOUS! I loveeeeeeeee the colors and all the circles!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  2. I love this fun layout, Sherri! I think those papers are perfect for the fun photos. Thanks so much for agreeing to be a GDT this month at Lasting Memories! -Lori DT

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  3. I love this! What a gorgeous page!

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  4. Such a fabulous and fun layout!! Love the pictures and the products used!!

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  5. You have been chosen to be our guest designer at Archiscraps in April.Could you please get in touch. julenem54atbigpond.com

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    1. Thanks so much Julene - email just sent!!

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