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April 17, 2012

Faithful and Loyal Friend {ODBDLYLS16} Scrapbook Challenge

There's still time to play along with the Monthly Scrapbook Challenge at Our Daily Bread Designs.  This month's challenge is to create a layout of any size using  ODBD stamps on your page, along with the theme of  “Lawn and Garden”, by incorporating and three of the following items into your page: Green, Brown, Grass, Flowers, Dirt, Butterflies, Leaves or Wood.

I created an 8" x 8" page using a photos of my husband and our 8 year old Yellow Lab Lou, that was taken last summer at the lake.  I love this photo of the two of them and the way it coordinates with the sentiments and quotes from Our Daily Bread Designs Dog Sympathy and Paw Prints sets.

The items that I incorporated from the "Lawn and Garden" recipe are:  Brown (pattern papers, ink), Grass, Flowers and Green (coloring, Dog stamped image).  All images/sentiments are stamped in Ranger Coffee Archival on watercolor paper.  I colored the dog image with STAEDTLER Karat Aquarell Watercolor Pencils, blending with Gamsol, and sponged the edges of all panels with Ranger Gathered Twigs Distress Ink.  I also added a few dog prints in Coffee Ink to the pattern paper panel running through the center of my page.  The dog bone under the quote was cut with the Silhouette Cameo, from Saffron and Chocolate card stocks, the Saffron Scallop was cut using a Spellbinders Edgeabilities Die.

Stamps - Our Daily Bread Designs Paw Prints, Dog Sympathy
Card Stock - Watercolor, Expresso, Saffron
Ink - Ranger Coffee Archival, Ranger Gathered Twigs Distress Ink
Other - Big Shot, Silhouette Cameo, Spellbinders Edgeabilities Die, Dimensionals, Bella Blvd. Pattern Paper, We R Memory Keepers Pattern Paper, STAEDTLER Karat Aquarell Watercolor Pencils, STAEDTLER Triplus Pen, Sponge Dauber, Gamsol, Blending Stumps

My page also fits the following challenges:
ODBD S-P-R-I-N-G Word Challenge (Stamps, Pattern Paper, Red, Ink, Nibs, Grass), Simon Says Stamp and Show Anything Goes Challenge, Inspiration Emporium Watercoloring

For more inspiration using this months ODBD Scrapbook Challenge, be sure to check out Sue's page here, and Patter and Gemiel's pages here.  The ODBD Scrapbook Challenge runs through Monday, April 30th, at 6 p.m. Eastern Time, click here for more details!

Thanks for stopping by!


Debbie K. said...

Great looking layout, Lisa. Love all the cute verses you used too:)
Have a wonderful week!
- DebbieK

Patter Cross said...

Love all of the colors here and how you used the challenge. Such a great, fun page! Have a blessed day!

Gerrie Johnnic said...

This is really a great page, luv all the colors and prints you used.

Craft Addicts - Tracy Evans said...

Lovely layout Lisa, love the papers and a fabulous photo. Thanks so much for joining in the Simon Says Stamp and Show Challenge. Tracy x

Candy C said...

Lisa, what a wonderful and beautiful tribute for a dog! Your sentiments are awesome and look amazing the way you've designed this page. The papers are perfect coordinates! The picture you're featuring on this page really pops and is perfect! I also love the stamped and colorized image you've done with the beagle. Great piece of art! Thanks for sharing it with us at Simon Says Stamp and Show. <3 Candy

Annie said...

Hi Lisa really colourful piece and great layout. Thanks for sharing and good luck in the challenges.......happy crafting......Annie :)

Suzanne C said...

Beautiful! Love the layout, papers and that image! Such a lovely photo of your DH with Lou!

Kelley said...

Awesome page!!! Lou is such a sweetie!!! I love when people love their dogs like we do!!! Love your page!

Linda Carson said...

Awww, this melts my heart! My Elvis has been gone 3 months and his paw prints are still on my heart! Fabulous layout & design!

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

Gorgeous page Lisa!! Love your layout with the new stamps and the beautiful photo!! Thanks for supporting the ODBD Challenge again this week!! It is truly appreciated!!

Basement Stamper said...

Fabulous page, love that picture with the blues and the papers-NICE!!

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