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Thursday, 2 October 2014

Forever My Baby

Dear all,

here we are again with the new month and challenges. My baby is two and the party turned great great great! Glad that was finally over.
Here's the challenge board from 123 Challenge Blog
COLOUR = Apricot WORD = Forever TECHNIQUE = Swirls
And my layout for that...
For some people, the challenge will be super easy as I thought at first as well.
But I have to change two background before I was finally satisfied with mine.
The story behind the pictures was, for my baby(I think) her everything is her opa(Grandpa) and so it is with my father-in-law. She is his everything. And the title fit good for what I meant for the pictures to be. She will be his forever baby, and so it is for me and my husband.
Lately I found stamping such a great joy. LOL. So, this time as well I manage to make my layout full of stamps. I colored the alphabet chipboards with black acrylic paint and retouched it with Inka Gold. Sprinkled some gesso for the background and used Pearl Pen from Viva to create some bubble surrounding my photos. Added a few flowers here and there. And voila! It's ready.
I would like to participate this layout as well for Scrap Africa Sketch Challenge No.36 with the sketch below

Thank you Scrap Africa for the challenge and thank you for stopping by and I really hope to see you again soon....




  1. Oh my this is lovely. I love the technique on the background page and your colours are great! Thanks for playing with at Scrap Africa.

  2. Beautiful background! love the colors. thank you for sharing it with us at Scrap Africa.

  3. Your page is beautiful, as always Merry, with that sweet and precious little girl of yours! Congrats on her 2nd Birthday..... Your page is super and the stamping so great! Definitely a pae of love! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Scrap Africa! ;-)

    1. Thank you Denise, you're being too kind... and thank you for the wishes :)

  4. Wow Merry! Such a wonderful page!
    Love the background !
    Happy birthday for your little girl!

  5. A beautiful colour combo & lovely photos. Thanks for playing at Scrap Africa :)

  6. Such a vibrant take on the challenge and gorgeous photos of your DD. Thanks for joining us at Scrap Africa :D

  7. Beautiful layout and gorgeous colours. Thank you for playing at Scrap Africa.

  8. Thank you for sharing your pretty layout with us at Scrap Africa :-D Beautiful work...x

  9. Your background is fabulous! Such a lovely layout! Thank you so much for sharing and playing along with us at Scrap Africa!

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  11. oh, fabulous background!great page!Thanks for playing with at Scrap Africa.

  12. Stunning layout! Love the big title at the bottom and the gorgeous photos. Thank you for playing along at Scrap Africa. :)

  13. wonderful layout! your background is great! thank you so much for playing along with us at Scrap Africa!