Monday, February 18, 2013

Beauty Blooms From Within

Bo Bunny Country Garden collection 
"Beauty Blooms From Within" layout 
Created by Janet G. Bagnall 
Ever since I joined The Hens' Den Design Team, I have been doing a lot of creative first :)  I did a calendar page, faux postage technique and now another first, a layout of our beautiful daughter, Elizabeth.  You say, are you serious?  Well, embarrassingly yes.  She is 25 years old and I have been scrapbooking for over 13 years now but this is her very first scrapbook page.  I, however, am very happy with how it turned out.  When Charlie asked us for ideas of what kit we wanted to create with this month, I knew I had to have the Bo Bunny Country Garden collection because it says Elizabeth all over the place.  Her favorite colors are pink, purple and neon green and she loves butterflies.  When I showed her the kit, she loved it and was very excited about getting her page :)
Now the hard part for me was trying to figure out what to use on the page because I wanted to use everything, I mean look at all the goodies I received.  You can see why it was a difficult decision.  I decided to use two sheets of cardstock as my base and work from there.  When I saw the large butterfly on the corner of one of the patterned paper sheets, had to use it as a focal point, but wanted to do more with it.  I took some Tim Holtz tattered rose and milled lavender distress powders to bring it out more (LOVE using Tim Holtz' powder - it looks so wonderful IRL). 
But I didn't stop with that, the ribbon I received was just to beautiful not to include.  I really struggled with where to put this because as hard as I tried, I couldn't get a bow made with it, but running it across the bottom and topping it off with the trinket worked out great.  I also added several butterfly trinkets on her picture, which I thought brought it together so well. 
I could go on and on about the awesome items in this kit, but I'm going to stop here and let you take a look at my completed layout so you can see for yourself just how wonderful they are.  I hope you enjoy the layout of our "princess".
Bazzil pink, neon green and cream cardstock

12 comments :

  1. Great Layout. I love what you did with the green ribbon.

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    1. thanks Charlie - that was a tough one, but did enjoy figuring it out.

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  2. Too cute Janet. Love the collage look and love what you did with the green ribbon too.

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    1. Thanks Stephanie - it was fun putting it together

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  3. Your daughter is beautiful and so is this layout! Awesome design. xoxoxox

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    1. thanks Nicolle - Elizabeth was like, "momma, you can't find a more update picture?" She's now 26 so I was happy to work on one in which she was younger :)

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  5. Beautiful layout Janet! Such luscious layers- LOVE it!

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  6. I love everything about this layout! Very nice!

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