Thursday, March 21, 2013

"Cherish this Moment" Details ~ ScrapThat! March Kit

There is just something special about a dad and his daughter on her wedding day. This photo of Gary dancing with Elizabeth is so sweet. I love the way he whispered and talked with her during this special dance. 

The ScrapThat! March kit with these Meg's Garden papers was so wonderful to work with! Beautiful fussy cutting opportunities and such gorgeous flowers!! 

If you happened to miss my exciting announcement about being named to the Donna Salazar 2013 Guest Design Team with a group of amazingly talented artists, check out my Tuesday post

Cherish this Moment

I used Amy's gorgeous sketch:

For details on Amy's sketch challenge and prizes go here.

If you would like to play along with our March DT Challenge, check out the details here

Tips and Techniques:

Flower Cluster ~ The full brown roses and green open roses are included in the FAO kit while these fun prima gears are in the EAO. I added a few small roses cut from kit cardstock and Donna Salazar's Bitty Blossoms dies. The sweet yellow carnation used Donna's Carnation Creations dies. I added a Zva flourish from my stash that I cut apart and tucked here and there on the page. 

Fussy Cutting ~ There are so many fussy cutting opportunities with this gorgeous Meg's Garden Papers. From borders and frames to flowers and leaves.

Layering ~ I cut several strips of the striped papers for my layering. With the dark paper I distressed the edges and scratched the top with my Prima distress tool to soften the black. I then pleated it for extra dimension. The other layers were distressed and punched with kit pearls added to the punched strip. I topped the papers with the MK filmstrip which I only attached under the fussy cut flowers so it would lie loosely and ribbon-like. 

Distressing ~ I distressed all the edges and mats with my Donna Salazar Distrezz-It-All by Zutter. 

Title ~ I punched out the word Cherish with a circle punch. I punched a strip of scallops from some of the striped paper and cut each scallop apart. I adhered them around the circle, overlapping slightly to make the doily edge. I had a few extra crystals from my flourish, which I cut apart and placed around the edge. 

More Fussy Cutting ~ The sprays of little pink flowers were fussy cut and tucked into the cluster.

Handcrafted Flowers ~ The larger pink Full Open Rose was hand crafted using Donna Salazar Grand Peony and Bitty Blossoms. My tutorial can be found here

Dragonfly ~ This sweet little dragonfly by Gina's Designs is from my stash and so easy. I simply painted with rich, metallic Lumiere paints. 

Flower ~ Another of my Carnation Creations flowers close-up, and fussy cut leaves tucked into this peek-a-boo space at the edge of my paper. 

Thanks for stopping by! I treasure your comments. 

~ Blessings ~


  1. so beautiful! love the details!

  2. Truly gorgeous! So many beautiful details! Love it!

  3. So beautiful Tracey!! I just Love this romantic LO.

  4. This is precious. I love your photo and the details are fabulous!

  5. Swoon....what a lovely LO....& those flowers!!!! My fave is the fussy cut layers with that film strip - they give it such texture!!! LOVE this...TFS:):):)

  6. Such a beautiful page to go along with that sweet photo, Tracey!!

  7. This is just absolutely stunning, Tracey!! You showcased the beautiful photo perfectly!! I love the details and design!! Have a great evening :)

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  8. How special is this moment you have scrapped so wonderfully.. this layout will be admired forever.. it is so beautiful!

  9. This is sooooooooooo gorgeous!! LOVING that sweet photo and love love love love all the flowers!!!

  10. Gorgeous LO Tracey!! So many beautiful details and flowers to show off the that precious moment between your husband and daughter :)

  11. Gorgeous!! Absolutely gorgeous!...Nancy :o)

  12. What a truely yummy page love those flowers in burnt orange they are great

  13. Stunning!!!! Such a beautiful page for a great moment. Blessings!

  14. Beautiful layout, you can never have too many flowers and embellishments. Love the sketch too.

  15. Another beauty, really love the way you work with colours.... awesome!


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