Monday, October 03, 2016


A very good day to you,  can you believe it is October already!!?? Crazy how fast the days are going by!!  So I had better put some challenges up that I am in the design teams for!!

The October challenge for ARCHI-SCRAPS is quite a trendy one and it is to use...
ZENTANGLES!!  I have also used the coloring in trend and I have made 2 cards..

So please pop by the Blog and see what the other designers have created for their inspiration HERE!!!!  This months sponser is

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And the challenge for SKETCHY BOARDS ON FACEBOOK is also a bit of a trendy one and it is..

  to use this as the color palette and..

use this as a sketch inspiration.. 
and my layout..

some closer views..
lots of gold, although it has not photographed very well..
Gold paint stencilling, gold foil bow..

Oh so lovely!

The stencils and chipboard I have used are all Scrapmatts!

Well I hope your day is going well.. it is grey and rainy here so I am sure I will find lots to do indoors!
Thank you for coming by and thanks too for the wonderful comments you leave me!!

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  1. Your cards are great. I was wondering what a zentangle was!! A form of doodling. Thanks for sharing Lizzy.

  2. Hi Lizzy!! Love your cards .. the zentangle images and the colours are just gorgeous and I adore the cute little bow .. so pretty!! Of course I also love the layout!! Love the colour mix and all the gold touches are awesome!! Beautiful photo of course .. your darling daughter is certainly growing up isn't she?? Happens all too fast for our liking. Love, love, love your interpretation of the challenge .. beautiful!! We're still having some dreadful weather .. lots of rain and strong winds. Hoping it will disappear soon .. for good!! Enjoy the week Lizzy .. can't believe we're in October already .. look out Christmas, here we come!! LOL!! hugs xx

  3. Such lovely cards! The zentangling looks great! Your lay-out is also amazing. The colours are so pretty and that bow is true perfection.

  4. Oh Lizzy your cards are just gorgeous and your layout is just stunning! Have a great week xx

  5. Really nice cards...great zentangling! Thanks for sharing the close up views of your Layout Lizzy, love the beading on the dress form...very creative, fabulous page! It was the perfect day for scrapping, hope you had a great weekend!

  6. Those cards are beautiful, Lizzy, and your layout is so pretty! It's another rainy day here again today, but we needed it.

  7. Your lo is GORGEOUS! LOVING the colors, the lamppost and the bow!! And your cards are BEAUTIFUL! LOVING the colors!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  8. Hello October. Please slow time down. Thankyou!!! Now, onto you Zentangle cards. BRILLIANT! I was particularly admiring the!!! Another bow. A GOLD BOW. Oh, yes. I'm in looooove....that LO is brilliant. Adore it. How could anyone not??!!!!

  9. Great cards and such a pretty LO

  10. Beautiful work. I have to admit the Zentangles had me stumped for awhile,your cards are lovely.
    Wow your layout is gold spectacular, works beautifully with your gorgeous photo and the black and white spotty paper you have used really pick up the colours in your DD's dress and flowers in her hair. Beautiful

  11. Beautiful projects. You did a super job with the zentangles fabulous! Loving the blingy and special page of your daughter too! That smile is captivating! ;-)

  12. The cards are wonderful Lizzy. I love the zentangle look... that layout is just WOW! I love the colours and they are perfect for that photo of your DD... lovely work as always.


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