Wednesday, May 4, 2011

8 is Enough

I'm in Ohio right now, babysitting my little siblings for a few days while my parents are out of town and enjoying checking out my old haunts. Looking forward to heading home today though!

Since I'm away from most of my scrappy supplies, I'm catching up on showing you some old projects. Here are some Eight is Enough layouts I created for the Ella blog.

Here's the eight products I used:

1. Garment paper from Studio Calico
2. Bella Blvd polka dot paper
3. October Afternoon damask paper
4. October Afternoon gray paper
5. Fiskars apron lace punch
6. October Afternoon Fly a Kite word stickers
7. American Crafts pink Fancy thickers
8. Jenni Bowlin butterfly banner stickers

I love this collection of stuff, because it's so bright and cherry--it really is perfectly "me."

Here's the first layout I created with this set of product:

I layered patterned paper and word stickers to create a bit of a collagey feel for the title. That's why I love those word stickers sheets--they really pack a lot of punch!

For my second layout, I used a dark background to create more contrast and a different look. Since I didn't have a circular element for my title, I freehand cut a circle outline from cardstock and used that to house the title.

So it turns out, eight really IS enough.

Will that stop me from buying too many scrappy supplies? That remains to be seen?

Have YOU taken the Eight is Enough challenge yet?

PS--Check out the Write Click Scrapbook blog today for some fun Ella/WCS goodness!

14 comments:

  1. Very cute! I love this idea. Will have to try "8 is enough" for myself!

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  2. FUN! I think I could recreate almost these exact layouts - I have most of the supplies except for that fabulous yellow damask paper which is fabulous....8 is totally enough!

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  3. Great job with that challenge! :) Love the pages you made. Have a fun in Ohio! (Did you know I am originally from Ohio? Moved to NY in 2000.)

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  4. Way to put those eight products to work!!

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  5. Great layouts girl and I love the color combo you chose.

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  6. Great layouts Keshet!! You did a lot with just those supplies!

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  7. Great work...who would have guessed that you could do so much with 8 products.

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  8. Love these - such a fun challenge, isn't it??

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  9. I like your layouts, great colors! How neat of you to be avaiable to your parents, I can only guess that was very appreciated.

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  10. I love how versitile that damask OA paper is. I can't even count how many times I've used it. Nice layouts!

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  11. I love the 8 is enough challenge, I managed 7 pages when I did it. Must have another try soon. Love what you came up with. Hope you are enjoying your family time.

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  12. I'm so glad I got to meet you while you were here!!! Love the layouts & the whole idea behind the challenge. I really would love to try this myself. Hope you are having a great week!!

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  13. LOVE your layouts, Keshet! That yellow OA paper is one of my all time favs!

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