Monday, July 11, 2011

Motivation Monday & This July Challenges

Alrighty, ladies. Here's some motivation! I call it motivation as I struggled a bit with one of these layouts greatly and I did a card.. a  Guest Designer as I said last week and these are some of the products are those. I used the amazing tags that can all be seen here.

This month remember the challenges: they are to use the color combo peach and pink together. I struggled with this alot. I guess I never knew how much I love each of those colors but rarely have if ever used them together. Alas I got it done. Also, as a bonus challenge is using hidden journaling on your layouts! I used it on both layout here.. and Thursday will be showcasing a tutorial on a way more than fun technique you'll be sure to use.

Remember the amazing giveaway this month. A Tim Holtz Configurations Framed box. When completing these challenges please feel free to email them to me to have them showcases on this blog throughout the month. Email me at

Here's my take on the peach and pink color combo.
Close up of the lovely tag. Always remember when you buy a tag or piece. You can make it your own. I added some color to the gold buttons here and then also added some stick pins and twine and additional flowers around it. I also added some words that described my daughter to it.
Another close up
This is a layout I did to showcase a fun way to hide journaling. I've tucked and rolled a smalled notebook paper and put it behind one of the wings.
Close up of a homemade flower and some painted chicken wire.
I played around with the die cut paper a bit here. I added some hand stitching around the letter "D" on the page. For my daughters name is Desiree. I then added a bit of bling to the letters to draw more attention to the details.
Here is the hidden journaling. It contains a private note to my daughter that someday she can read.


Here is a card I created in only about 5 minutes with this lovely tag. it practically made itself!


  1. So the challenge to win the box is peach and pink and hidden journaling? ok...i'll get on it! lol

  2. I got everything posted on my blogs and website. Thank you for such a lovely job! I'm happy that you are part of the GDT this month.

  3. Lacey, amazing job on both projects. You are was a struggle for me too to represent Marivic's tags. They are beautiful all on its own!


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