Monday, December 7, 2009

My Favorite Holiday!

'Tis the season, but the holiday I just scrapped is Independence Day. I absolutely love the Fourth of July! I made this layout for These Are a Few of My Favorite Things, where we were challenged to scrap our favorite holiday.

I decided that since I was scrapping the Fourth of July when I traditionally should be working on Christmas cards, I would add something non-traditional - aqua! I made the yo-yos in the corner out of the blue cherry fabric you see and hand-sewed iridescent sequins around the border of the layout. It was fun to think back on warm summer days (as I blog, it's below zero here in cowboy country).

Thank you for stopping by, and if you'd like to win some handmade yo-yos, see the post below!

Stay warm, Tessa


  1. TESSA!!!!! OMYGOSH!!!! I am soooooooooooooooooooooo EXCITED U played along with us!!!!!! And this LO is WOW WOW WOW WOWWWWWWWWWWWWWW!! I loveeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee that photo, the COLORS, the yoyos!!!!! WOW!!!!!!! GORGEOUS!!! Thanks sooooooooooooooo much for playing along!:):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

  2. Oh wow..this is so gorgeous!Love the fabric,the colors and your design is so wonderful!
    Just awesome!
    Thank you so much for joining us at TAAFOMFT!

  3. How totally refreshing to see a summer holiday!!!! and I love the colors you used - that aqua is a perfect touch - and I always love yo yos! thanks so much for playing along with us at TAAFOMFT

  4. What a fun bright page - great colors - TFS!

  5. oh my GOOMIE! the ball trim on here just blows my mind!

    thanks for sharing the love, Tessa! :)

  6. I love it!!! Love the colors and the yo-yo's are gorgeous!!
    Thanks so much for playing with us!!!

  7. WOW, I LOVE the colors on this layout!!!!
    GREAT idea to use fabric!!
    Thanks so much for playing along with us!


  8. Totally adorable! I'm lovin' all the red, white & blue & that cute photo!

    Thanks so much for joining us! :-)

  9. Love, love, love all these great patterns! Fantastic design! Thanks for joining us!


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