Saturday, February 5, 2011

Reveal Day at Swirlydoos *Things Remembered*

It's that time again!! Reveal for the February Kit, "Things Remembered", from Swirlydoos. Although it's a few days late, it's totally worth the wait!! This kit is bursting with beautiful pattern papers from TPC Studio and coordinating embellishment. Perfect for your heritage pictures or even your everyday photos!!

The Best of Times
Here are my girls back in 2004. Nefferteari was 5 and Cleapatra was 4. This was the age were I was constantly asked if they were twins. Now that they are older you can see the age difference. I'm so glad that I don't have to answer that question anymore...lol!

 Here are some close-ups. I used the corner punched technique on a circle. I cut the circle in half and place each piece on opposite sides if the page.

I used two items from the Embellishment Add-on. The peach flowers and the Metal plaques.

Dreamer
This page is based on the Exclusive Sketch. Our very own Robin use the sketch on several of her pages. But, she flip, flopped and reversed to get a different look each time. Check out the forums or the gallery to see her pages.

I used some flowers from a past kit and some butterflies from my Etsy.

Just a close-up of the distressing.

Keepsakes
This is a photo of my father's mother and sister. I have to say that this page look so much better in person. The camera couldn't capture the softness of the layout.The colors of the close-ups are more like the real page. Anyways, I wanted the pattern paper to be a bit lighter. So, to give it a "Ghosted" effect, I took a Brilliance white stamp pad and swiped it all over the paper.

I used the little pearl dangle to make a charm for the stick pin.

 I added some Diamond Dust and Stickled to the petal edges.

Memories
This is a picture of my mom holding me not to long ago..hehehee!!! Yeah right, you can totally see 70's written all over the pictures. LATE 70's that is...lol! I did a lot of wet distressing here.

 I used the rub-on that came in the Embellie Add-on on a treated DA chippie.

Just a close-up of the wet distressing. We have a tutorial on how to get this effect in the Tutorial section.

Be sure to get your "Things Remembered" Kit in the SWIRLYDOOS Store

OH WAIT!!!
Here is a surprise from Mr. Swirlydoos himself. A special Spotlight kit put together for all you romantics. Also in the Swirlydoos Store!!!

Thanks so much for stopping by. Your comments are always so sweet and taken to heart!!

You know, I just want to take a minute to mention how wonderful the Swirly Forums are. Not because of the tutorials or tips(well, that too :) ). But because of all the Swirly Sisters. We REALLY are like a family. We share and we're there for each other. We treat each other so kindly and welcome new comers with open arms. If you are looking for a loving community you really should stop by and introduce yourself. Trust me, you'll be happy you did!!!



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8 comments:

Denise said...

Oh these are gorgeous girl!! Love the distressing you used on the Remember paper..wasn't sure what I'd do with it, but you've totally inspired me!

Sandi Cl~ said...

Awesome pages. Ang. I am loving this kit. It is so my colors and has so many wonder embellies. Great job using it!

Stay True To God said...

Gorgeous layouts Angelica!!! I love the pics of your girls... sooooo sweet!! Lots of tips & tutorials... thank you!! :) hugs... Tracy

Kim said...

Gorgeous layouts Angelica. I really love the one with you and your mom. The distressing is great.

Lisa aka Raining said...

I was anxiously awaiting your layouts girlie! I love them all! So gorgeousssssss! Love your new blog too. Hope you are feeling better!


(hugs) lisa

Scrap2day said...

So So beautiful! I have to copy that punch and lace technique. Your work is always inspiring!

Shirley said...

I have just found you while blog hopping. Your work is amazing. So lovely, neat and fresh looking. very stylish too.
I am so glad I found your blog.
Take a quick look here:-

http://cottonberrycreations.blogspot.com/

for a mention about your blog.

Shirley

Karen Wilson said...

These are all gorgeous! Such wonderul details to look at=) My fave is the top one, the peachy brown colored layout...its stunning!