Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Water For Elephants Goes Layout



When I first looked at the Popcorn/ Cotton Candy Die all I could see the cotton candy as was a banner.  I thought how cute that would be.  So I started making the banner and realized this is going to be to big for a card...gonna have to make a layout with it. Once I got into it I also realized how influenced I was being by the current book I'm reading " Water For Elephants".  I have to tell you I'm really enjoying this book and can't wait to see the DVD next month.  It's about a circus during the depression...so I think you can see the retro circus feel.


Once I had settled on a theme and really started putting everything together it just flowed.  The Graphic 45 circus paper along with a vintage photo of a turn of the century circus troop...it was all just perfect. 


I used the Ticket Booth flourishes for corner flourishes on the green cardstock and also the scallop is from the Ticket Booth. I always think it's fun to look at the dies and see what all you and create beside the obvious.  I  enjoyed doing this layout just for fun...it wasn't a family picture, or anything important to document...it was just FUN!!!

Hugs,




 
 
 

4 comments:

Cheryl Walker said...

OMGosh Lori this is way toooo sweet!! I LOVE how you used the cotton candy to make a banner, this is DARLING!!! LOVE it!! Ok I might have to copy /CASE this cotton candy banner :) hehehehehe :) if you dont mind :)

Hugs,
Cheryl

beadz said...

Lori, this is just fantastic! So creative, and just adorable!
hugs,
Gini

Lorie said...

WOW!! Lori, this is amazing! I love each and every detail, and especially the cotton candy banner and all the bling! So very well done! LOVE IT!!

Joanne said...

Lori this is awesome! You are so creative and the cotton candy banner is super cute!