Monday, 7 March 2011

Here is a great entry from......

Karen Williams - My Little Circus

Hi Shazza
 
Here's my effort for Artastic this month
 
Do you ever buy  a bargain album kit for the album and not think 
about what else is in it or a paper pad because you like some of the
papers in it- I do- quite often this challenge has allowed me to use 
up one of those bits of paper that came in a pad I bought for some 
of the other papers and then thought OMG how am I going to use 
that !
 
The paper in question was some Anna Griffin Circus paper- 
the print was so huge I thought there was no where to add a photo 
let alone embellishments - but then this challenge came along and 
it fitted perfectly with the inspiration painting
 
I have all the requirements ( well I may have missed the horse 
but if you squint the performing dog could be a horse)
The picture shows Nancy and Arthur in fancy dress-
 Arthur is a pirate and Nancy a Dutch girl-
 the journalling is about our chaotic house and the photo illustrates it
 as it shows Nancy trying to cut her nose with some plastic scissors!
 
Hope its OK
  
Karen
 
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Hey Karen!
This is a fantastic take on the challenge! How perfect are your papers, 
Love the pics of Nancy and Arthur. I'm lovin your circus theme - 
Great work!! Cheers Shazza

10 comments:

  1. I really love your circus Karen, & fabulous use of your papers. Great hand cut photos & also lovely journaling...a fabulous page.

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  2. this is great work...many work!

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  3. LOVE IT! I left this paper in the bargain bin even thought I LOVE it precisely because if what you mentioned- FANTASTIC solution!!!

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  4. This is just fantastic, I love all the detail and the cut photos look gorgeous. This is so stunning. Melxx

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  5. awesome layout

    love your circus and the pp used.

    great work with the photos ;)

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  6. This is beyond adorable! Love all of your bright embellies and your cute picture! Love it!
    xxx-RobinJ

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  7. I think the way you have used this piece of patterned paper is fabulous! You have really have captured the feel of the painting in your layout... gorgeous work! xxx

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  8. Karen - this is great! I too enjoy the feel of my circus at home and soo appreciate your take on the challenge. The papers are perfect, and so is your picture you cut -- so great!

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  9. What a stunning LO! You have captured the essence of this challenge perfectly with your fun and colourful entry!
    :)

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  10. Perfect Paper! So nice to use stash stuff eh? It looks great, perfect!
    Sarah

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