Wednesday, October 31, 2012

awe: A lAyout for Sketch Inspiration & Scrapping Everyday Miracles


 
I think this may be the final layout about our vacation to Culebra Island, Puerto Rico!  Whew!  There was so much to see and do that I took a ton of photos!  One of our favorite activities is pictured here:  iguanan watching at Mamacitas Restaurant for lunch!  These iguanas are tree-dwellers, herbovores, diurnal (sleep at night like humans), curious, and yes, they can swim!!! 
 
I am just in AWE of the miracle of the infinite variety of God's creation, and that is the miracle many of us miss - especially when we are looking at lizards!  Most of us don't think they are beautiful, but I sure do! This layout was inspired by Challenge 21: Fall Miracles at Scrapping Everyday Miracles & a ScrapTwist to use paint!  I used the negative leftovers from a child's game to paint green acrylic polka dots, much like the tiny dots of color on the iguana skin - if you get really close! 
 
The layout was created around Sketch #344 at Sketch Inspiration!  I love using 2 photographs and all of the geometric elements! 
 
I used these products to create my layout:
Bazzill cardstock
Apple Barrel acrylic paint
American Crafts brads & photos corner brads
October Afternoon font stickers
American Crafts thickers title font stickers
Jillibean Soup green twine
recycled twill ribbon

8 comments:

  1. it is so creative and the color combo is beautiful! very nice photos! thank you for joining us at SEM!

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  2. Beautifullayout, I love how you used the paint! Thanks for joining us at SEM!

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  3. Cool photos and fun layout Roberta. Thanks so much for joining this month's SEM challenge...great job!

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  4. What an exciting thing to witness these amazing creatures in real life. Thanks for sharing with us at Scrapping Everyday Miracles Roberta!

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  5. beautiful photos! love the design and details of this page! Awesome work and thanks for joining us at SEM!

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  6. Great layout! What an exciting holiday you must have had, you will need a holiday from scrapping now that you've completed your layouts! Thanks for sharing @ SEM xx

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  7. This is a great layout! I love that you shared it with us over at SEM!

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  8. Love the great graphic qualities to this fun layout! Thanks so much for playing at SEM!

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