Here's how I'm extending the holidays in my scraproom:
First we have the Cookie Cutter Challenge. Since I host a Christmas Cookie Exchange each year, I knew right away that I would want to feature the abundance of cookies that entered into our home that day (and ultimately, our bellies!)
This year I made a cookie called, "Angel Face" cookies. Since the theme for this cookie exchange was highlighting your signature style, I thought this was perfect since I'm pretty much a "by the book" sort of gal and (little known fact) I was voted "Class Angel" in high school. Yes, go ahead...call me goodie two shoes or basically a geek, but it's just who I am and I was ok with it then and now! So when I saw the angel cookie cutter in my bin, I knew I had an idea cooking (or baking, in this case). I'm not a master of misting, by any means, but I'm pretty happy with the way this turned out. I made my own mist using those little misting bottles and some acrylic paint diluted with water. I would have preferred a more misted look rather than those larger dots, but I especially like the white space or glow that was left around the angel. I finished it off with some glimmer mist, which really can only be seen in person, but does add that angelic, heavenly feel. I won't even get into how wonky this page is...even after sitting under several heavy books all week!
The second page I created used this sketch from Page Maps provided over at CKC. Here's my interpretation:
(sorry about the flash...forgot to turn it off!)
It was fun to add those little speech bubbles (made from my Cricut...something I hardly ever use!) And even though I have a variety of very busy patterns going on, it all seems to work. I'm not sure how, but I think it does!
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Until next time...