Thursday, June 3, 2010

Clothesline Challenge



Don't ask me why, but it's International Clothesline Week June 5-12.  There are a couple of great cards as inspiration for this occasion at the Gingersnap Creations challenge blog which is where I read about this event.

For my Design Team June challenge at Pages In Time, I'm suggesting members scraplift one of the many wonderful contributions to the PIT gallery.  I chose a layout by one of the members which featured a clothesline.  Yea, the lightbulb really went on for this one.  One, I bought a cute clothesline embellishment years ago and needed to get it on a layout.  Two, I got to use up a lot of very old supplies piling up around here like the patterned paper.

About this old photo of my mom with my three children:  She would crochet and knit sweaters and house slippers for my kids.  She even crocheted the most amazing christening set which all three of them wore when baptized.
About the embellishments:  I liked using this ready-made clothesline with the crocheted clothes as well as adding the crocheted flowers to this layout.  The items reminded me of the things my mom would make.

At Pages In Time,   Artist of the Month for June is Janis Medina-Maghinay.
I've admired her work long before we met up at Pages In Time.
I love her use of bright, bold colors and her great artistic style. 
Congrats Janis!

12 comments:

Dawn said...

What a fabby LO

Love Dawn xx

Pryn said...

What an ADORABLE layout!!!! Those little outfits are so cute! Great challenge and awesome work!

Lindsay Weirich said...

that is an adorable page!

Lori said...

This is really cute, Helene! Those little clothes are really fun!

Suzie said...

Awesome layout. Thanks for sharing.

Rainbow said...

What a precious and sweet page Helene!! love those little clotes!!! so cute !!!

Shar said...

Beautiful page! Love your clothesline!

Lynn Stevens said...

I let a little something on my blog for you, but no pressure!

Lynn Stevens said...

I think my last comment didn't go through sooo.
just wanted to let you know I left a little something on my blog for you! No pressure.

Penny Duncan Creations said...

Oh WOW....What a PRECIOUS layout....I LOVE it!!!! I also wanted to THANK YOU for your awesome comment on my blog!!! ;)

sPaRkLiNg sCrApBoOkS said...

Not only is this cute layout, but how your mom would crochet for you guys- to have the crochet embellies accent your page, that's awesome!!!!!!! very special! xOxO

The Nostalgic Scrapper said...

super cute... and that matching papers and embellishment looks great!

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