Thursday, February 25, 2016

Throw Back Thursday

Geez, I hope that top line is straighter than it looks in this picture.  

This is one of the four layouts I did a while back when I attended a crop with friends.  Now that some big things on my to-do list are behind me, I need to play with paper.  Truly.  It's a need.

The kit is from December '14, so not so old.  The Pink Paislee Merry & Bright line to be exact.  The pictures, however, are from a Cookie Bake a lifetime ago - 2005.  Back when they were more interested in getting a jar-full of sprinkles on a single cookie, licking the frosting off the cookie they had in front of them, or eating the colored sugars that had fallen off of various cookies.

I liked the line's black, mixed in with the usual red and green.  It was a color combo that worked with these pictures.  I used two of the three patterns.  The one I didn't use had ornaments on it, which didn't fit with this story.  I kept the layout grid-simple and symmetrical.

I used almost all of the embellishments.  The "Joy" came from a word sticker sheet, which still has four or five words on it.  The paper is more intact, but because I don't have the embellishments I will have to decide whether to make a couple cards (or maybe tags for next Christmas), or just toss the paper in the giveaway box for the Kindergartners at school.  Decisions, decisions.

Happy Thursday,

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