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Timeless Moments | The Studio DT

Hey guys,

Our last challenge for January over at The Studio Challenges blog, is a recipe!

Here’s what I worked on:

And my close-ups:

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My last entry into a challenge (for the moment!) is one I did for the gorgeous moodboard at Scrapping Clearly.

This is not a palette I’ve worked with before, but that’s not to say that I struggled! On the contrary! I LOVED working on this!! Here’s what I created:

This is my family! Mom and siblings and their kids! My SIL took this photograph on a recent family trip we did – and I have been waiting for the right opportunity to use it!

Here are some close ups:

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The next online challenge I am entering is for Challenge YOUrself.

I don’t make New Year’s resolutions – ever. I do, however, create a goal or a desire for that year that I’d like to achieve. I think that doing this is ‘gentler’ than facing an actual resolution! My word for 2019 is “Present”. As in BE present; in my life, my body, my health, with my child and my family and every moment I find myself in (I would like to ‘feel’ all the ‘feels’). Here is the layout I created for this challenge:

And some close-ups:

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Choose Happy

Happy Monday to you!

I have a few challenge entries to share with you today. My first one is for Kraft+ Challenges. Here’s what the challenge looks like:

And this is what I created:

I couldn’t resist using this photograph for this challenge. Not only because the t-shirt my mom is wearing matches so perfectly with the indigenous art theme – but also because this was taken on Heritage Day, here in South Africa. I just thought that to be so fitting too!

Here are some close-ups:

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Together Forever | CSI DT


Today I want to share my take on the gorgeous challenge at CSI: Color Stories Inspiration – the second one for 2019. I just loved working with this earthy, natural colour palette.

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Here is how I solved this case:

I used asparagus green, soft yellow, grey-blue, white and peanut butter brown. I took inspiration from the image in the form of the leaves / flowers, frames, clock stamp, brush lettering and I added even more texture by using some gauze.

My testimony is based on a January Prompt – namely “Who are you in love with”.

I’ve been so very blessed to be lucky in BIG, DEEP love for the second time. I am so incredibly in love with this man – and I tell him so several times a day. I feel as if I cannot possibly tell him enough! He is so good to and for me – always supporting me and also always keeping me on my toes. We are so alike and I thank my lucky stars that I have him in my world.

Here are some additional images:

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Home Is Where The Heart Is | CSI DT


Today I am sharing my take on the Cold Case at CSI: Color Stories Inspiration. This case is a new concept and I’m very excited about having to do another layout for CSI!

I don’t know where Debbi sources her images, but they never, ever fail to inspire me – this is one of many that I’ve thought would look so beautiful in a frame, hanging up somewhere in my home.

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I absolutely love this colour scheme – I’ve used red, teal, navy, pale coral, white and grey. The image made me think of home – I don’t know why or how… it just did. I thought that the girl was knitting a scarf for her home.. I don’t know how I got there, I just know that I did. I wanted the theme of my piece to be about home – hence the title. I used a pointy flower and leaves, scalloped ephemera and floral stamps on my piece; as well as some hearts.

Here are some more images:

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Thankful Everyday | The Studio

Hi guys!

Today I am sharing the latest challenge over at The Studio challenges – namely : looking back on 2018. I’m not going to lie … 2018 sucked on every level for me and I was very, VERY glad to see the back end of it.

Not wanting to dwell… I decided to do a layout on an ongoing amazing moment – I experience this daily – love and hugs from my precious child.

The Studio are also currently running a DT call – and we’d love it if you applied!

Here is my piece – can’t wait to see what you guys do!

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Love This | Let’s Get Sketchy DT

Sooo….. remember… almost a month back, I blogged about the DT call at Let’s Get Sketchy… and how I was going to apply?? WEELLLLLL!! I am over the moon to announce that I made the team! I was so excited and happy and loopy when I got the email! I am so excited about this brand new journey for 2019!

So, without further ado – my first personal blog post as a DT member of Let’s Get Sketchy! Here is our gorgeous sketch for January but the UBER talented Brenshevia!

And here is the layout I created, flipping the sketch once, anti-clockwise:

Some close-ups!

We can’t WAIT to see what you come up with for this lovely sketch!