Friday, July 31, 2015


Hello there on this last day of July.. eek.. (say no more...)

I was just pottering around and thought I would just get one more challenge layout done and I chose to do the one for SHOW US YOUR STUFF... which is
to use handwriting on your layout and one hand made embellishment..

We had an enjoyable day on Sunday and I got some lovely photos of my DD and I just wanted to scrap one of them..  It is of her standing near the flag of her birth country.. I always want her to be proud of where she came from and I just wanted to put some thoughts down for her to read each time she looks at this layout..

some closer views..

flowers stamping, bling..

Love these hearts from CHARMS CREATIONS !

Believe in yourself..
My hand written journalling was done on paper and then cut in strips.. and then attached to my layout..

 And a new card sketch has gone up over at CARDABILITIES #128 and it is the sweetest sketch I think!!
The sponsor for this month is  SAMI STAMPS who have an amazing array of digital stamps and the design team were lucky to get an image to use on our cards.. I chose to use a lovely rose vine stamp.. Be sure to follow Cardabilities on FACEBOOK HERE..... You just might be a feature!!

And the sketch..
How sweet is that sketch?

And my card..
  I printed off the rose vine and colored it with water color before fussy cutting it out for my card.. You can link up your cards and see what the design team have created   HERE!!

Thanks so much for coming by and thank you too for any comments, I do love reading them...

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  1. Both your lay-out and your card look so beautiful and soft. I love every little detail of them.

  2. You have a beautiful handwriting Lizzy. The layout of your daughter is beautiful and so full of beautiful details. I love it. Hoping that you will have a fabulous weekend xx

  3. These are both GORGEOUS!! LOVING the colors, the flowers and the butterflies!!!!!!!!

  4. Beautiful work, Lizzy! Your handwriting looks great!!

  5. It's so nice to see handwritten journalling on a page! I don't know why we are often so afraid to use it :-)
    Yep last day of July and I'm a asking myself where did this summer go....?
    I think it's because we have not really had the 'good weather' this year.... :-(
    I love your page and all the pretty details you have added. That photo of your dd is so pretty too.
    Enjoy the week end Lizzy!

  6. Your layout is just incredibly charming! The drywall tape backing for the photo is probably my favorite element. And speaking of charming, your card is so neat. That holographic butterfly is awesome and the fabric flowers are fantastic.

  7. Beautiful layout and card, Lizzy. I love the soft, pretty colors.

  8. Lizzy your layout is stunning, and beautiful sentiments written in your own handwriting, which is very nice. Thanks for joining us at Show Us Your Stuff.

  9. A Beautiful layout your hand written journaling and message to your daughter.
    The card is so the rose vine.

  10. Love all the different elements on this page...your have created the perfect picture Lizzy! You have nice hand writing......this would be a real challenge for me , I hate my hand writing! Love the simplicity of your card, so sweet! Its beautiful weather this weekend..WARM, enjoy!

  11. Thanks for playing along with us at SUYS. Your LO is gorgeous, what a beautiful way to remind your daughter of the important things in life. Your card is so soft and pretty too.

  12. Oh my gosh Lizzy - I adore that card! it's so beautiful! The layout is amazing too - great to see handwriting on layouts I reckon.

  13. Oh my gosh Lizzy - I adore that card! it's so beautiful! The layout is amazing too - great to see handwriting on layouts I reckon.

  14. Beautiful lizzy! I love the soft vintage vine! Also thank you for always leaving beautiful, thoughtful comments on my blog! Your so sweet! Hugs.

  15. What a stunning photo of your girl......& a wonderful way to scrap about her heritage! And the card...that vine is yum! Looks fabulous on your card......great idea with the drops....storing that one away for future reference:):)

  16. I am so happy you found time to play along with our challenge Lizzy, and you have done an amazing job on your layout too! I am seriously loving the colour palette you have used here, especially contrasted against the black stamping. And such a fabulous job on the handwritten journaling too, I love that you even matted the strips! Thanks for playing along with us at SUYS! :)

  17. Popped over from SUYS and I just LOVE your layout this month! Those butterflies and stamping... gorgeous! Thanks for joining in at SUYS.

  18. What a gorgeous page you created for us at SUYS! Love the matted journaling strips.
    Thanks for playing along!

  19. I love strip journaling.. superb photo as per usual as well.. thank you for playing along at show us your stuff..xo

  20. Your daughter is certainly photogenic...I think it's that gorgeous smile! Gorgeous layout...I love your stamping & flower clusters. Thanks for joining us over @ SUYS :)


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