Sunday, 31 October 2010

7 in 7


Love that I'm getting so much inspiration from Shimelle's class :-)


Love that this post by classmate, fellow blogger and friend Deb reminded me to finally document the fact that we lived in 7 different houses in our first 7 years of marriage! :-)


Love titles that use lots of different alphas, especially when those alphas include Thickers, yum :-)


Love this scrummy Crate Paper range that came with last month's kit from Gotta Craft :-)


Love the little chipboard houses from Crafty Individuals - especially that there were exactly 7 in the pack! :-)


Love that a bit of misting, stitching and hand-drawing of a border can add such interest to a simple layout :-)

Love that stepping out of my comfort zone to make a double layout for once wasn't as intimidating as I thought it might be! :-)

This is my post for the 31st day of Blogtoberfest - 31 days. I made it! Still time to enter my giveaways here and here - you've got until midnight tonight (GMT); winners will be announced tomorrow afternoon. Good luck!

29 comments:

Ruth said...

This DLO is absolutely fab ~ I LOVE it! Mind you, I think my parents could probably out do you on the number of houses lived in! I'll ask mum to count them ...

Sarah C said...

Woweee, this is just fantastic. Love how you've done this and those houses are so cute x

kel.light@journaljourneys said...

I love this layout so much! So cute!

Ann said...

This layout is gorgeous. The houses are really cute. I've shied away from layouts without photos but you may just have inspired me to give it a go!

Ann said...

I LOVE this layout! What a fun topic to capture for your scrapbooks.

Melissa said...

Great layout! I really like the chipboard houses and how fun that there were just the right amount. Thanks for sharing.

Deb said...

LOVE this layout. This would be adorable framed and hanging on a wall. I love that it looks like a cute little neighborhood. Well done, Mel!

Sian said...

I love this! (and I love the value you are getting out of the kit - I think you'll love the next one too). Beautifully done.

JO SOWERBY said...

ooh pretty and i have lived in alot of houses too
Jo xxxx

Lizzie said...

Yay for Double Layouts - I love them!
I also love this double layout in particular - it is really, just a little bit, rather FAB! The cute little houses, all in a row, the lovely paper you've used to cover them, the stitching, misting, edging to the pages, and above all, the great, wonderful mixture of colours, sizes, fonts and directions in your title words!
It is GREAT!

debs14 said...

What a fab layout, these are such cute little houses and I absolutely love this collection of papers.

Kaz said...

Just love this layout looks amazing x

kazx

Denise said...

Love these layouts, the misting and houses and stitching are gorgeous.What a great idea to document your 7 houses too - those Crate papers are fab x

Maria Ontiveros said...

Great page Mel!!!
Love the chipboad, stitching and ink splatter. You're right that less is definintely more in this design.
Rinda

Pen said...

This is such a great layout!
Bravo to you for 7 moves in 7 years! We moved every year for the last 5 (actually this year was the first year we stayed put!) and it was exhausting :)

Fiona said...

Houses look really cute!

scrappyjacky said...

Love this page,Mel...the chipboard looks great...perfect little houses.
I haven't lived in 7 houses in my whole life.....let alone 7 years!!!

Ginger said...

Those houses are adorable!! Must find me some!

The Creative Beast said...

Great page layout! i love the use of numerous fonts in your title page too and placing one word vertical is playful =-)

Congratulations on blogging for all 31 days!!

i know there's lots of comments, but I'm hoping to win your notebook - i just LOVE the fabric you used for the covers!!

Linda said...

What a cool layout!

Rachel B said...

This is a great page Mel, I love those cute little houses - they are just adorable!

Elflyn said...

Hey Mel,
Yay, you won.
Would you email me with your details, which photo you would like and which colour stitch markers you would prefer.

elflyn1(at)hotmail.com

Thanks for entering.
Jen x

Anonymous said...

Mel this is really beautiful, I love the little houses & what you have done with them. x

Anonymous said...

Mel this is really beautiful, I love the little houses & what you have done with them. x

Miriam said...

Sorry, not anonymous at all! just pressed the wrong buttons (twice!) in my excitement! x

jillconyers said...

Cool layout. I love the all of the little details.

Liberty :) said...

gorgeous pages lovely lady!

ComfyMom~Stacey said...

Great layout! Love the houses!

S said...

Great Layout - I need to do more layouts even if I don't have the pictures. Well done!