Friday, December 4, 2015

Winter Memories Layout Berry71Bleu November Challenge

Good morning fellow scrappers!  Today's post was my project for November's Berry71Bleu challenge.  November's challenge is currently over, but the December challenge is up & running!  So make sure to check it out for a chance to win some crafty goodies!

November's challenge was a vintage themed challenge.  The DT had the opportunity to work with papers from our primary sponsor for the month of November which was Riddersholm Designs.  I received Christmas themed papers which already had a vintage feel to them--so the papers did most of the work for me!  :-) The papers I used were from Riddersholm's 'Christmas Cosy' collection.

I chose a recent photo of my son for this layout.  It's a winter themed page & therefore this photo of my son posing with a snowy pine tree behind him worked out just right for this project.

My little guy is growing up right before my eyes.  I honestly have issues realizing sometimes how Father Time has turned my little wiggly bundle of joy into this active toddler--a little man in training as I say to myself on most days.

Once again I took inspiration for the design of my page from a sketch by The Nifty Pixel.  I haven't officially announced this on my blog yet--but as of October 2015 I've been part of The Nifty Pixel design team!  Woo-Hoo!!  Am quite happy to have joined this fabulous group of ladies.  I'm certainly a big fan of these sketches & it's no secret that I thoroughly enjoy working with them.

I kept the embellishments used on my page simple for the most part.  I dug through my stash for items that were more on the Winter theme rather than Christmas while keeping it as masculine as I could without getting too 'girly'.  With only men to primarily scrap--I've gotten pretty good at masculine themed projects.  :-)

I had these mini bottle brush trees in my stash.  I trimmed the bottoms & tucked them behind my cluster of embellishments.

Supplies: Paper - Riddersholm Designs, Embellishments - Recollections, Chipboard - Um Wow Studio, Flairs - Recollections, Flowers - Recollections, The Kreative Korner

Thanks for stopping by--let the Holiday season begin!