Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Silhouette Cameo

I still have so many pages to upload because my silhouette cameo is making it way easier to finish a page quickly. So I'll continue uploading two pages at a time until I've caught up. This post has two of my favorite pages I've ever made, partially because they both use my favorite colour combination, and partially because I just love how they turned out. The first page is another one from Florida, this time the picture is me feeding a baby kangaroo. 

I fell in love with the background cutout as soon as I saw it on the silhouette store, but when I put it over the background it was still missing something. So I put some watercolour streaking in red and yellow on the woodgrain paper and ended up loving the result. 

The title is "Kangaroo Kisses" and the journalling says "one of my biggest dreams was to be able to feed a giraffe and a kangaroo. Luckily, on my trip to Florida I got to do both!"

The second page is one I submitted a while ago for publishing. Unfortunately, I never heard back from anyone. I think I've waited long enough past the deadline, so I'll just go ahead and post it. This is another page where I pulled a ton of inspiration from Pinterest, i think I used a total of 4 or 5 different images in order to come up with this. 

Saturday, May 19, 2012

Falling behind

Well for once I actually have more layouts made than time to make posts about them. So today I'll post two just to get them out of my hair. The first one is about a Tiger we saw at Busch gardens in Florida, and how close we got to him. The big picture is only taken with a 18-55 mm zoom lens, I didn't bring my telephoto lens with me, so you can imagine how close we were. The background was inspired by a picture of wallpaper on Pinterest, and the little black confetti was from a TwoPeas challenge.

The second page is the first thing I made with my Silhouette Cameo. I love the Marvel superheros, and when I was in Florida, they had a whole section of Universal dedicated to them. So of course I had to dress up as Captain America after finding the shield and the shirt. The colour pattern for the background was inspired by the shield and the stars radiating outwards was inspired by a layout on Pinterest that you can find here 

Monday, May 7, 2012

Giraffes are my fave

My family just came back from a trip to Disneyworld with friends, we had a fabulous time and I even got to try some things I've always dreamed of doing.... like getting to feed a GIRAFFEEE!! I love giraffes, they're my favorite animals because they're awkward and tall just like me.
Giraffes are really funny animals, they only care about you when you have food in your hand, and they have no clue what personal space is. As soon as the safari guide took out the lettuce, a giraffe named Captain booked it over to our truck and shoved his face as close as he could get. It was really funny because he wacked me with his neck in his rush to grab the food. My dad took tons of pictures for me while my brother and I fed them so i could have pictures to scrapbook. So here's the page I made!