Tuesday, November 20, 2007

One Little Word

I just discovered One Little Word (OLW)! Every other Wednesday they Word Up (post a new word to inspire you) and you have until the following Friday to link your work. So this is my first time being a wordster (playing along.) Word Up #14 - FULL. I kept trying to think of a different way to use the word full. Full of ......, kept coming to mind but I just wasn't loving it! Finally, I remembered my DH telling me that a full house in cards is 2 of a kind and 3 of a kind and here's what I ended up with.

FULL HOUSE


I used regular playing cards to mat my photos. The background paper has an aged yellow color and I was worried that the white of the cards would be too bright and not look good so I took a dark yellow ink and inked the edges, then stamped them with a textured stamp to make them looked aged and crackled like the paper.


I used the same technique on the KI chipboard banner. The black foam letters are by The Paper Studios. I also used a huge bracer to trace and then cut out the red cardstock. I thought the shape of it would go well with the theme, very spade like.


Again I did the aging technique on the journaling circle.

It was so much fun to play along. I can't wait for the next word!

Thanks for taking a peek!



7 comments:

Angie said...

That is an awesome layout, love the cards!

Petra van Osch said...

I love how you used the word! Great idea and a beautiful lo!

Lynn said...

Love this!!!! Great idea! Thanks for playing along with us!

Lynn
OLW

Kim said...

Love your take on the challenge! Awesome layout to go with it!

Scrappermania said...

Awesome layout!

Cari said...

That is a really creative page. I know zero about scrapping really so I love to look at you blog and get ideas. You're awesome!

The Jenkins Family said...

I love your layout thats such a good idea. You and amy are so good, Ill admit I still and just enjoying my scrapbooking. i have realized that even if I dont like it at first If a wait a week or so, I either love it or hate it and then I fix it!!! :O) Yours are so cute though! Very talented.

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