Thursday, 18 October 2012

Serenity

So I told you it was going to be inevitable...... I am going to turn into a scrapbooker......
The photo is of my beautiful daughter in law with little Lucia a few days after she was born.
I have to say, I really enjoy doing these arty LOs, messing about with gesso stamps and sprays, it's almost like doing a journal page. Here are a couple of close ups still

As using Gesso, stamps, inks and pretty papers are definitely my favourite products and using them together is a favourite technique, plus the subjects of my LO belong to my most favourite people in the world, I thought I would also enter this for Simon Says Stamp and Show, where the theme is "favourites" this week.

26 comments:

  1. Beatiful, with a priceless photograph, how precious!

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  2. Beautiful layout. Love the wing in the top corner and you have embellished beautifully. Lovely warm muted colours too. Thanks so much for joining in the Simon Says Stamp and Show Challenge. Tracy x

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  3. This is a glorious work of art, Astrid... and you're right - your amazing scrapbook pages aren't so far from your other glorious work - just with the added beauty of a photograph of those you love. Utterly beautiful!
    Alison x

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  4. Oh my word! This is beautiful. Your grandson is beautiful also. You should be a scrapbooker! I am in awe!

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  5. Oh my Astrid this is truly magical. Your scrapbook pages are going to be as wonderful as all your creations and I can't wait to see more.

    Precious memories captured forever.

    Marion

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  6. This is absolutely gorgeous and you´ve crdeeated a true masterpiece here too. Looks wonderful.

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  7. Can totally see why you'd want to scrapbook - beautiful LO.

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  8. Beautiful layout Astrid, love the warm yet muted tones, another precious keepsake. xx

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  9. now that is what I call scrapbooking!!!! Beautiful
    Dot x

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  10. Another beauty Astrid. glad its blogged as i have been wondering all day what facebook was keeping from me lol.

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  11. I'm speechless...well.. wordless! This is amazing..beautiful..gracious..
    loving...a definite work of art.
    More treasures for the little one.
    Thanks for sharing.

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  12. Astrid, it's so fabulous... love the photo and all you've done around it. This is my kind of scrapbooking!

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  13. Gorgeous Layout. You did such an amazing job. You really make it look so easy!!!

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  14. Beautiful layout with a lovely photo.

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  15. Oh Astrid your LO is a dream.
    Great grungy style and the photo is sooo sweet.

    Have a wonderful weekend my dear friend.
    xoxo

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  16. Such a beautiful layout, gorgeous textures and colours and image !!! Trace x

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  17. Amazing, with beautiful details!!!

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  18. Dear Astrid, I just had to have a look at your page, in between kids and family dinners :-)
    How very stunning a piece you have created, around your beautiful Lucia and her mother.I love your colours and mists, and the love between mother and child--and grandmother.
    So beautiful.
    Hugs,Dorthe

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  19. So ein traumhaft schönes Layout, Astrid, das wird für Ihre Enkelin später einmal auch eine liebevolle Erinnerung an ihre Großmama sein. Ich liebe es, wie schön die einzelnen Dekorationselemente angeordnet und in Szene gesetzt wurden,die Gestaltung mit dem Gesso und die farbliche Betonung einzelner Segmente.
    Ein wunderbares Wochenende mit all' Ihren Lieben, lassen Sie sich feiern!

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  20. a fabulous LO with wonderful tones, handmade details and such a gorgeous photo. Thanks so much for joining in the Simon Says Stamp and Show Challenge. Sarah.

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  21. Really magnificent creation with a beautiful photo.

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  22. Another beauty Astrid!! Love the colors and the textures! The picture is precious!!

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  23. How beautiful, Astrid... both the photo and your layout!♥

    xoxo

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  24. Beautiful mother and child. Scrapbooking and journaling are really very much the same to me. Love your work.

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  25. Que Página mais linda...a foto também foi muito bem escolhida...Há amor em todo projeto...

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  26. Beautiful project using this photo, great colours and layout. Emma

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