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Thursday, February 16, 2012

What's Happening Today at the Flying Unicorn

 It's my turn for the Today post at the Flying Unicorn forums.  I created a journal type entry layout, to mimic the journaling that is all the rage right now.

The Basic Grey Kissing Boothcollection has the perfect element stickers as well as cardstock diecuts and transparencies to create this type of journal look.  All of these Basic Grey items are from the Flying Unicorn store.

I wanted to show something other than a Valentine theme for the Kissing Booth papers.  This layout describes finding our first home where we've lived for the past 29 years.  The theme "be mine" is how I really felt while waiting for the paperwork to finalize the sale.

Huber FUL CT Product Basic Grey Kissing Booth layout2012-02-16


I started with the ledger paper, punching down the side to create a page from a realtor's notebook.   I placed the paper slightly angled and off center onto the patterned paper.  All of the papers are distressed with Ranger Distress Inks, using Old Paper, Shabby Shutters, Mustard Seed, and Tattered Rose. Ranger Distress Inks also are available in the Flying Unicorn Store.

I used baker's twine to create a banner with the pennants and to anchor the birds.  I used pop dots  and curled the pennants with my finger nail for a 3-D effect.
Huber FUL CT product Basic Grey Kissing Booth closeup of banner2012-02-16


I used two of the transparencies, lining both of them with the green paper.  On one I journaled about buying our first home.   Here is the other transparency (for sale sign) along with some other embellishments, including the Tim Holtz Ideaology key. This photo shows the fold of the paper where I tucked in the photo of our home as well as what I used to create the journal effect.

Huber FUL CT product Basic Grey Kissing Booth close up of embellies2012-02-16


I added a lot of the bird and heart stickers to symbolize how much we love our home and how it is our little nest.


TONIGHT IS OUR CHAT NIGHT in the Chat Room of the Forum with the CT gals and Frank.  8:30 pm est. 

Welcome Back Mandy!!! 
Arms are wide open, as we greet Mandy back to the creative  team  of Flying Unicorn. 

Our magazine Enchanting Creations  has  been  growing with each issue and  to assist  us we are pleased  to announce Tracey as our Creative Artist !


So stop by the forums and Congratulate both of these amazing Artists in welcoming them to the UNI team.

7 comments:

Silvia(Barnie) said...

That's a great LO.

Starr said...

Love,love your lo. Thanks for sharing the story of your home, it is beautiful.

1CardCreator said...

Gorgeous layout. I love how you used the Be Mine for your home, very clever and true I'm sure for so many of us. I love to see all your beautiful ideas, you are so inspiring!

trisha too said...

Beautiful lo, Helene--I really like all the interesting details you incorporated!

:)

Terry said...

Wow! That is one amazingly gorgeous house and so beautifully displayed! Now we need pictures of the inside!

Lynne Moncrieff said...

A lovely layout and you conveyed the feelings so beautifully.
Your home is simply gorgeous, in fact I'd say perfect. Really precious to have it as the focal of a layout.
Wishes
Lynne

Debbles Dabbles said...

Love the page and all the pretty elements....must admit though, I LOVE the house!!

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