Friday, August 6, 2010

La Côte d'Azur from Snobby Walrus

Here are my LOs using Snobby Walrus' August kit.  I loved working with its bright, happy summer colors!!!

This 1st LO was so much fun to do with all the embossing I did with Distress Embossing powder! I love how it has a sand-like texture, perfect for beach LOs.

Title: Beach Day
Journaling: Bianca loves to play on the shore with her pail. Dec 2009
     From the Kit: Papers- Graphic 45 On the Boardwalk Die Cut Borders, Webster's Pages- Seaside Retreat Die Cut Edge; Embellishments- Hambly Kraft Cardstock Stickers- Elegant Labels, My Mind's Eye Frame- In Love, My Mind's Eye Frame- Forever With You, Prima Say It In Crystals- Star Pendant, Yellow Carnival Ticket, May Arts Crochet- Watermelon, May Arts Twisted Burlap (1 yard);
     Others: Versamark ink, Clearsnap ink, Distress Embossing Powder, Bazzill cardstock; Making Memories paint, Cosmo Cricket tiny alpha, American Crafts pen

This 2nd LO uses pictures from our trip to New York last May. We always passed by this sidewalk flower shop to and from the subway and one day Bianca just had to stop and touch the pretty flowers!

Title: Touch
Journaling: Bianca couldn't stop herself from touching the pretty flowers.
     From the Kit: Papers- Graphic 45 On the Boardwalk Die Cut Borders, Sassafras Lass My Type, Fancy Pants Designs French Press, Fancy Pants Design Dilly Dally; Embellishments- American Crafts Thickers Rainboots Powder, Hambly Kraft Cardstock Stickers Elegant Labels, Prima Zazi- Seafoam flowers, Prima Solid Flowers- Umbrella, Smooch Pearlized Accent Ink- Ocean Soul, Sassafras Lass Paper Whimsies- Retro Deck, Yellow Carnival Ticket, 6x6 sheet of Japanese Chiyogami Kraft Paper,  May Arts Crochet- Watermelon;
     Others: Autumn Leaves and Prima stamps, Staz-on ink, Clearsnap ink, American Crafts pen

This 3rd LO features pics from our trip to Boracay in March 2009 when my sister was here for a visit. We asked Nadya to lead us in different poses and we all tried to copy her.

Title: Bathing Beauties + 1
Journaling: Nadya takes the lead as we strike different poses. Mar 2009
     From the Kit: Papers - Graphic 45- On the Boardwalk Die Cut Borders, Graphic 45- High Style Holiday, Sassafras Lass- My Type, Glitz Designs- Birds, Webster's Pages- A Seahorse's Legend, 7 Gypsies- Decoration, Fancy Pants Design- Dilly Dally; Embellishments- Sassafras Lass Orange Monogram Stickers, American Crafts Thickers- Rainboots- Powder, Webster's Pages Sparklers,  Hambly Kraft Cardstock Stickers- Elegant Labels, Sassafras Lass Paper Whimsies- Retro Deck, May Arts Crochet- Watermelon
     Others: American Crafts pen, Clearsnap ink

And to beat the summer heat, how about a beautiful paper fan??? I love how dainty it came out, almost too pretty to use!

Materials: Papers - Graphic 45- Bathing Beauties, 7 Gypsies- Decoration, Fancy Pants Design- Dilly Dally; Embellishments- Webster's Pages Sparklers, Smooch Pearlized Accent Ink- Ocean Soul; misc lace,  Clearsnap ink

So head on to Snobby Walrus and grab the August kit because once August is done, the kit will no longer be available!


JJ Sobey said...

You rocked this kit, as usual! Love what you did with the smooch ink and the stamp!

Kathy Martin said...

LOVE it all! Great summer pages! :)

Keri said...

Yes, you rocked this kit, Ria! That smooch ink with the AL stamp is GORGEOUS! I love the way you used the Hambly labels, the hand paper whimsie, the chiyogami paper, and the sparklers!
Also, I cam over here to say CONGRATS CONGRATS CONGRATS on the Pebbles team! You go, girl! :)