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Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Bitten by the Bug 2 - first challenge of 2016

The first challenge of the year is posted at Bitten by the Bug 2 - to use a Cricut  snowman image on your project.   I went way back to 1992 for these photos of our first snowman at our new house, and the start of our tradition of making smiling snowman faces on the trees in our front yard.


It's hard to see in the photo, but I cut the large snowflake background piece from vellum, then sprayed it with adhesive and added some clear glitter.  The "winter fun" title is from the Winter Woodland cartridge and the snowman tag is from Very Merry Tags.  The snowflake overlay is from the Edge to Edge cartridge.  The large snowflakes are wood veneer pieces that I painted white. 

One of my goals this year is to scrap more of my older photos from when my kids were young, to get those pictures out of photo boxes and onto pages.  Hopefully I can keep that goal and alternate pages with current photos with some older ones.  

6 comments:

moknowsall said...

thanks for the description - love that you used vellum for the overlay - thats a great idea. beautiful layout - love it all. thanks for joining our challenge at bbtb2 this week.
maureen

Scrapping Girl said...

Just gorgeous! LOVE your layout!!!!! Also love your goal to get some of the older photos in the scrapbook! As I am mainly a scrapbooker too, I could use to adopt that goal myself! Glad you played along with our BBTB2 challenge this week!
:)
Michelle

Caroline said...

You have made a beautiful layout. I love your design, the beautiful pictures and really just everything about this layout. Thanks for joining us at BBTB2.

Glenda said...

Beautiful layout! Love the snowman tag! Our challenge at My Sheri Crafts is to include a snowman! Would love for you to enter your layout with us!

Glenda's Cards

L.B. said...

Thank you for joining us at BBTB2. I love your layout and the cute snowman sneaking out in the corner.

Laurie Levorson said...

The vellum snowflake background is stunning! What a great idea! Your whole layout is just perfect! Thanks for sharing at BBTB2.