Journey

This is my DT reveal for Bird is the Word. The word today is JOURNEY. People always associate journey with travel but I always associate journey with life. So I designed a page about my son and wrote about my wishes for his journey in life.
I used 2 of BoBunny’s winter collections. However I didn’t want to make the layout about winter so I used the papers in a way that I could avoid all the snowflakes. The sketch I used was from Swirlydoos January Swirlyhues Challenge. The colour template was using blue, white and brown. One part of the challenge is that you must use one of the tutorials from the DT at Swirlydoos. I used the Lydia’s Deep Distressing tutorial shown here. I even used the same orange Fiskar scissors that she used to make the distress marks on the edges of the page. I used a large Dusty Attic flourish and some Prima flowers as embellishments. 

Thank you for visiting my blog
Keren

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13 Comments

  • Reply scrappyhappymom January 30, 2012 at 5:15 am

    This is absolutely stunning. I am awe of your work and designs.

  • Reply Lizzyc January 30, 2012 at 5:55 am

    Oh Keren, this is my fav color combo and you have just made me gush!! i love this.. the extreme distressing looks marvellous.. and yes i think of the journey of life when i think of this word!! a really lovely layout!!

  • Reply Paulien van den Bosch January 30, 2012 at 6:35 am

    What a Beautiful page!!!!! Love your distressing and that gorgeous big flourish.
    Thanks for playing along Karen.

  • Reply Lizzy Hill January 30, 2012 at 6:45 am

    Yep, I adore this colour combo, too – works great for a boy & I really love how you've used that spotty ribbon at the bottom of his photo – great:):)

  • Reply Carol January 30, 2012 at 10:56 am

    Beautiful page, love the colour pallette, and the distressing is fab.

  • Reply Vicky Alberto January 30, 2012 at 4:34 pm

    really wonderful lo

  • Reply Bellaidea January 30, 2012 at 10:08 pm

    I don`t know how I stop following you but I`m back!
    Great layout!

  • Reply Di Garling January 31, 2012 at 9:46 am

    Totally gorgeous layout Keren. Love it.
    Cheers Di xo

  • Reply Lisa January 31, 2012 at 10:17 pm

    Beautiful!! You did a great job with Lidia's tutorial and I love that you layered it. Your embellishments are just perfect! Thank you for playing along. 🙂

  • Reply WendyG February 1, 2012 at 12:43 pm

    Gorgeous details!!! Love your distressing and that stunning flourish!!

  • Reply Rachael Funnell February 4, 2012 at 12:57 am

    OH!WOW! this is Such a GORGEOUS Design Keren…
    The Swirl Chippie looks FAB as does the Distressing………♥
    I hoping to play along with this Challenge….

  • Reply LISA February 9, 2012 at 10:41 am

    Keren, this is absolutely gorgeous!!! Love that swirly vine adorned with all the beautiful flowers!! Thank you for playing along with us for SwirlyHues!!

  • Reply Regina aka Mrs. Ham February 11, 2012 at 3:19 am

    Wow…This is gorgeous. I love the inking and distressing.

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