Friday, October 29, 2010

Let's get shabby - Layout Page

Click HERE to link to my GIVEAWAY post


Another layout with old photos, really really old photos.....
This one is me and my brother

This is for the challenge

challenge #17 is all about "Raiding Your Sewing Boxes"
To create a project using the item in your sewing box - at least 3 noticeable items and PIN has to be one of the item 

Now, let me count....
Button is 1 (I have two of them in this layout)
Embriodery thread is 2 
Sewing pattern paper is 3

here's the other button with a different color embriodery threads

Here comes the PINS (green/blue round headed pins), I used 3 of them, they are not the fancy handmade pins but real sewing pins from my sewing box, so they are tiny for not having those fancier beads on top,  they are the 4th item from the sewing box

Lace is number 5
See that green color thread, those are the tiny ones in a traveling case I bought while I was in Aspen few years ago, my daughter was there for the Music Festival all summer, 9 weeks without any crafting, I went to Walmart and bought a tiny traveling box filled with threads and needles, and did some hand-sewn items while waiting for my daughter at the music studio, that is item number 6 from my sewing box.

Item # 7 from my sewing box is this little fabric button, the fabric was just a tiny piece of left-over from the patch work

Some more of the sewing pattern paper, I used it to make these flowers

Still trying to practice more on these hand rolled flowers, just love them....

See my new Martha Stewart edge punch, one more to my collection

The kraft journaling spot from HERE!

Ok, I've counted, I used 7 items from my sewing box, just in case you wonder why I did not count that measuring tape (on the bottom right corner) as one, right, that is faux, it is not a real measuring tape but stamped on ribbon.

I just love challenge like this one where I can challenged myself to see how many items from my sewing box I can incorporate into my project, really cool!

Now it is your turn to hop over and play along, the DT's work are really amazing, I love every single one of them, so wait no more, hop over to see it for yourself

LINK - Let's Get Shabby


Sasya said...

oh wow your work is amazing!! shabby gorgeous!! :) thanks for playing with Let's get Shabby!!

Gayle Price said...

Your page is beautiful. I love your choice of papers, and all your incredible "sewing box" details. Thanks so much for joining in at Lets Get Shabby.

Ros said...

Fabulous Kirsty .... Love all the details ... reminds me of my sewing plaque ... your rolled flowers are just fabulous too

Anonymous said...

What a delicious card you created using all my favorite things. Just beautiful!

Julie said...

Superb page just love all your sewing box treasures. Thanks for playing along with us at shabby.

koralee said...

Oh my goodness...I adore all your sweet flowers..

Blessings for a great weekend. xoxo

Jessy Christopher said...

This layout is amazing!! The photos are vintage & I love them. What an awesome challenge & u nail it!!

Stella said...

Practicing your rolled flowers?? I should practice ...not you :) These are gorgeous.
I love all the sewing details and the way you used the pattern paper. Love the pictures; you look so cute and this LO is a perfect way to treasure them.
Have awodnerful weekend!

Ruth Philps said...

I can't believe that amongst your 7 items you managed to fit a whole reel of cotton onto the layout!!
I am so pleased you found us challenging!!

Thanks for playing along with us at Shabby:)

mandysea said...

Just gorgeous! I especially loved reading how you chose and added your sewing box items! Thanks so much for playing along with shabby!

Lynnda said...

GORgeous GORgeous Gorgeous... the layout is simply gorgeous... love it all Kirsty...xx

Ella Swan said...

Wow Kirsty this is shabby deluxe! Love all your little details...especially using the mini thread - I am so gonna look for mini-sewing sets all over now & add some to my layouts - inspired!!

Carol's Ink Spot said...

This is fabulous! I don't scrapbook but your pages really make me want too. I love the pattern paper stitched and your use of it for the flowers too. Adding the spool of thread to your design works so well! Pretty lace and pins and well everything!!!

Lene said...

This is really gorgeous! Love all the details !
Thank's for playing along with us at Shabby!

CorinneD. said...

very beautiful layout!!!
thanks for playing with us at shabby!
hugs from france!

lauren bergold said...

oh wow, oh wow, OH WOW!!!!!!!! ♥♥♥!!! EVERY SINGLE THING about this is fabulous...all those great sewing accessories...and the wonderful use you've made of those vintage patterns...and then the photos are COMPLETELY PRICELESS!!!!!!! awesome! ♥

~* steph :) *~ said...

oo, love your LO! another one not in my updates. looove all the treasures from your sewing box! what sweet photos of you and your brother! thanks for sharing! *hugs* steph :)

Kirsty said...

Gorgeous! I love that this is so colourful, yet still shabby! Gorgeous!!

yumiko said...

Love your treasures you've used!! 7 items!!!
and your photos are so lovely!!!Thank you for playing along with us at Shabby!!!

Vibeke said...

What a lovely layout you have created! Tender and delicious. Enjoyed all the details:)

sam said...

Whaouh !!! I love all your hand made flowers !! This layout is so VINTAGE !!! I love !
Congrats for the Honorable Mention, Sam