Sunday, February 12, 2017

Doux Moment
(Scraps of Elegance DT - 'Be Mine' Kit
PLUS Cuts2luv & Berry71bleu February Challenges)


I told you I would be back with more creations using the Scraps of Elegance 'Be Mine' kit....
well, here goes:


I made this layout very soft and shabby chic using mostly some ScrapBerry's paper from the Paper Add-On as well as gorgeous die-cut elements from Kaisercraft from the Elements Add-On.

I was inspired by 2 fabulous challenges which I thought went well together.

First, this is the February challenge board from Cuts2luv... a French-Canadian flair & chipboard manufacturer from the neighboring province of Quebec.


I have been eyeing these very inspirational boards on the Cuts2luv blog now for a few months and have finally had the chance to play along since I recently purchase some of their beautiful products.  The challenge is to use a minimum of 2 of the proposed elements in the board.  I tried to incorporate all 5, using pink, white, grey and black as my palette (Combo), lots of clustering of die-cuts, flowers, paper strips, etc (Technique: Clustering), a picture of Yves and I joined in a kiss (Photo: Bisou), a die-cut image for a subtitle saying 'I love you most of all' (Titre: Je t'aime) and lastly based my design on the sketch (Sketch) included.  I also used the chipboard title 'Doux Moment' as well as 3 pieces of flair from Cuts2luv, all from my own stash (not included in the SOE kit).

The second challenge from which I took inspiration is this super romantic and sweet mood board from Berry71bleu.  I based myself mostly on the soft peachy pink colours with black and grey accents, and the overall theme of LOVE.


Now let's look at some close-ups:


As you can see, my embellishments form many layers on my page.  I used so many of the Kaisercraft die-cuts plus some beautiful flowers from Prima from the SOE Floral Add-On.


The SOE kit includes a new product that I had never tried before... Nuvo Jewel Drops.  I added a few drops here and there on my page and smudged it with a paintbrush to give a translucent pink tint to my background.


I absolutely adore the striped black and white Cuts2luv flair!


The quote from the die-cut sums up my feelings for Yves perfectly.  He is my soulmate, and I am so blessed to have found him!


I hope you enjoy this layout - Let me know in the comments! :)

To find out more about Scraps of Darkness and Scraps of Elegance kits, click HERE.


Floral Add-On
  

Elements Add-On

Paper Add-On

10 comments:

  1. Hi Nicole, oh my what a beautiful page, love how you used the flair and that title is just perfect for this romantic page. Thanks for playing along with us at Cuts2luv and good luck !

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  2. Hi Nicole, wow another stunning page, always love your work, thank you for entering here at Berry71Bleu x

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  3. Your layout is amazingly beautiful and so soft I love it so much! I'm very happy you decided to join the challenge at Cuts2luv! :)

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  4. Wow nicole! I love your soft layout. Xx

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  5. Hi Nicole - this is stunning just beautiful - thanks for joining us at Berry71Bleuxx

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  6. So very lovely page!!!! All the flowers are so beautiful! Thanks for joining our February challenge at Berry71Bleu

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  7. Amazing romantic layout, gorgous! Thanks for playing at cuts2luv, good luck!

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  8. Love everything ! Thank's for joining us at Cuts2luv !

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  9. Wow lovely, thanks for playing with us at Cuts2luv

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  10. Very beautiful !! So gorgeous and romantic !! Thank for joining us at Cut2luv !!

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