Howdee - A layout

4:58:00 PM Venus Fortuna 6 Comments

Hello my blog friends! Welcome to Sisters Craft Cafe, and it's me Venus posting here today. I think Luanne's going to be very busy this weekend because our mom and dad's going to visit her in Cebu! LOL. 

Well, first I have one exciting news... My layout titled "Beautiful" was chosen as July's Favorite at Filipino Scrapbookers Challenge Blog Yey!! Luanne's layout was also chosen as July's Favorite and we both get some goodies!!  Oh, how nice!

 Here's the badge that we earned.... My sis and I would like to thank the ladies who worked hard to put up this challenge and to Ces de Guzman for the goodies. Excited to see the mail!

Update August 17, 2012: Surprise from Ces de Guzman

And look what I got from the mail, handmade flower and embellishments!

Now I'm posting a  new layout inspired by a sketch made by Kath from the Filipino Scrapbookers Challenge Blog. See sketch HERE

The title of this page is Howdee, a memory of a Ranch party that I attended in May 2009 with Rey (still dating with him at that time).

An 8"x 8" layout

I hand painted the chipboard letters then arranged the word on the corner of the page. To add color to the chipboard gears, I just inked them with Memento rhubarb stalk and graphite black using the Dirty Ink method. 

TECHNIQUE: Dirty Ink Look 
To get the "dirty ink look" as I call it, lay the chipboard on top of the ink pad and press the chipboard using a toothpick or the tips of a scissors. Repeat this method on another colored ink pad.

 The scalloped square background was cut using my Silhouette Cameo, then distressed it with Rangers Tea Dye ink. 

I had fun making this simple page!!

Dies: Sizzix Tim Holtz wordplay, Sizzix Tim Holtz gears, Papers: Graphic 45 Zanzibar; Top One specialty cardstock; Puncher: EK corner punch; Others: eyelet setter and eyelet, Tim Holtz paper distresser;  Silhouette Cameo; Sizzix Vintag; foam; adhesives

I'm entering this to challenges:

 1. Filipino Scrapbookers Challenge #3

Feature! Feature!
A warm welcome to our newest follower,Jing van Opstal! Jing, Luanne and I are fans of La La Land Crafts stamps and we think your cards are gorgeous ad inspiring. We love having you here and we hope our posts aren't disappointing (ack!!!) 
For those who haven't seen a sampling of Jing van Opstal's creations, I'm posting a card she created for La la land Crafts last July 17, 2012.
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  1. Great layout! I am in the mood to do some boot kickin' dancing now. : )

    Stay Creative,
    Carson's Creations

  2. Fantastic layout, love it to bits!

    Warm hugs

  3. that is really good work! i think it couldn't be better than that! keep it up!



  5. This layout is really gorgeous! Wonderful work! Thanks for joining in our sketch challenge at the Filipino Scrapbookers Challenge Blog!

    Blog: Creo by Lady Katutz

  6. Great layout! love the pop of red and the title work is awesome! Congrats on being one of the July's Fave and Thank you again for playing along with us at the Filipino Scrapbookers Challenge blog.


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