Thursday, April 1, 2010

Flowers - STP Challenge

Yay, it's April!  Finally!  I've been looking forward to the warmer weather, blossoming flowers, and the potential to wear flip flops.  However, I think Mother Nature is playing a cruel April Fool's joke on those of us in Wyoming.  This is what it looks like from my porch right now:


My poor boys are on Spring Break and this is the weather we have?!  *Sigh*  At least I can scrapbook my flowers, right? 


The new challenge is up at Scrap That Poetry!  It's a beautiful Easter poem, but whether or not you celebrate Easter, there are many pretty images and lines that could inspire your next layout.  I chose to focus on "flowers" since all of my Easter photos from recent years are still stuck on my hard drive :(.


I was inspired by the latest issue of Creating Keepsakes magazine, where I saw these pretty paper-pieced flowers (page 36, "Watch Me Grow" by Robyn Schaub).  I worked for a couple of hours to figure it out, and although these are the result of more trial and error than an exact process, I love how they turned out!  I also was inspired by the recent challenge at Moxie Fab World to use doilies, so I used some paper doilies as my mask for denim blue and peach delight Glimmer Mists.



Congratulations to Heidi, who won the last challenge at STP!  I look forward to sending Heidi some Precocious Paper goodies :).

I'll be back soon with the April Kit reveal for Two Chicks Designs!  I loved this kit :).  Tessa

6 comments:

  1. Precious layout and I am sooo sorry the weather is POOP your way.

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  2. This is beautiful!!!! I love what you did with the title.
    btw, I didn't know that the flowers in the SBKC were from your store!!!!!! I am going to go edit my post to make sure you get some props! They are beautiful! :)

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  3. I'm so glad to see someone who made those flowers, I saw that article, too!!! You picked great patterns, and I absolutely love this page! It is a new Tessa fave for me!!! And cool that Heidi won your goodies! Psssttt... lmk if you ever do want to sponsor ST again. We always talk about it buy never book it. Missed you today on ST!

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  4. Loving those flowers, and the page is wonderful.
    I can't believe it's snowing there in spring and we're still in t shirts and shorts here in the middle of autumn.

    Loving the new profile photo as well xx

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  5. Wow, love how you pieced the flowers together. They really turned out great. Great blue and orange color combo. Hope warm weather will be coming your way soon!

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