Thursday, 25 November 2010

52 Week Scrapbook Challenge - Flourishes

Happy Thanksgiving to all of my American friends! I hope you're all having a wonderful time of celebration! In Canada, we had our official Thanksgiving holiday in October. However, for me personally, EVERY day is one of gratitude and thankfulness, and I am celebrating right along with you! So in honor of today, I chose this picture of my "Miracle Angel" for my challenge this week. Each and every day, we are surrounded by miracles, and that's something I'm very thankful for! This is a little angel doll that I designed a few years ago. I didn't go too crazy with my flourishes. I used my Stampin' Up Baroque Border wheel to fill my page with flourishes for the background. Then I took three raw chipboard pieces, inked them in black and used several coats of UTEE on them. Then I added some bead flourishes. That's about all I had room for. I framed my photo with the same lace I used to trim the angel's dress, and added the beads on top. Then I added some flowers I made. Just so you know...I thank God daily for all of you...MY DEAR FRIENDS!! :o)

7 comments:

  1. Lovely post...thank you for inspiring me!
    bless you!

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  2. Oh Nancy, Gorgeous page! I love how you made a flourish with beads, that's great! I also like your little "miracle angel", so cute! Did you make the flowers too? Lovely! TTYS

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  3. Beautiful layout. Adore the beaded flourishes, beaded lace and sweet angel but those flowers are in a class of their own :)

    Hugs
    Lynn xxx

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  4. This is beautiful Nancy. I love the flourishes. TFS

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  5. You did an excellent job with the Baroque Border wheel. Subtle background. I like that. Love your angel too. Love the way this came out with the black beaded flourishes. Great job. Sure wish I had known when Thanksgiving was in Canada so I could have sent you Happy wishes. I'm glad ours is over. I have turkey in my dreams :-(
    Love you - Leslie

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  6. Great Page! Love the flowers, the angel. Wonderful.

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