Monday, July 15, 2013

Hey everyone! This is the first reveal of the Use Your Words Challenge blog, and my first post for them! I'm so excited to share what I made for the first challenge words, which was "story."

So as you can see, my take on the challenge word was to incorporate it into a summer layout. Summer is my favorite season because of all the new opportunities we have during the warm weather. This year, we've been grilling a lot, which is a first for me, so I definitely wanted to get it down on a layout!

I stuck to a very happy, bright color scheme to match the summery theme. And if you noticed, I used some machine stitching on the edges... yes, I finally got a sewing machine!!! I was sooo excited when I got the box, and since I didn't even know how to use it, I taught myself in just an hour, lol! Obviously, I only know the basics, but I'm so eager to experiment some more, and I have a feeling you'll be seeing machine stitching on a lot (if not all) of my future projects. :D

If you haven't done so already, be sure to visit the Use Your Words blog to see the layouts the rest of the design team made - they are all awesome ladies, with lots of different styles, so you're sure to be inspired by something! It would be really great if you play along with the challenge, too!

Thanks for stopping by and taking a look!!

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  1. I just love all the colors and little layers and snippets of papers on this- so many wonderful details to look at! Wonderfully done.

  2. I love all these colors and embellishments!!! Amazing layout!

  3. I really love your page and the great mix of the title and layers! I also love grilling out, mmm!

  4. I love your page! I think I will try the challenge :-)

    1. Awesome, Loni! I would definitely love to see it if you play along!! :D


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