Friday, May 28, 2010

Sweet lollipop (flowers that is)

I thought I would try a new-to-me challenge site this month - Candy Shoppe Designs. Why? Because they're super funky! And the prize is a kit from The Magpie Club, and you know how I'm loving them (see the post below :-)

So all you had to do for this challenge is use lollipop flowers on your creation. Easy peasy right? Here's what I did:


I cracked open some ye olde Sassafras Lass and some water-colours and went to town! Cut a bizzillion circles to make into bright colourful lollipop flowers and relied on some favourites like typewritten journalling and washi tape. I just had fun :-)


I'm still experimenting with my new sewing machine, and I haven't got everything right yet, so hence, it sometimes skips a beat. But I think I've got that problem figured out now.


Ok - I better go now. The Studio Calico reveal is about to happen any moment and I'm now a subscriber. Yay! :-)

11 comments

  1. So bright and fun - love it!!
    My fav bits:
    The random hole punching
    the water colours
    the little bird and of course,
    the lollipop flowers!!!

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  2. Oh my word! What a happy page! :) I actually love it when my sewing machine does those skipped stitches every now & then! It makes me remember to applaud the imperfection... (so not natural for me generally....)
    the little beads in the birds wake are a sweet touch too- and those lollipops are yummy!!!

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  3. oh this is so magical, so cheery and happy! Love it lots. LOVE the lollipop flowers. and oh my that birdy trail!

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  4. So very much fun and bright and colorful! Those lollipop flowers are amazing, and I can see how you had to cut out a ton of them! Well worth the effort in my opinion though, they add so very much to this design!
    I also went back and edited my post so thank you for reminding me! I hope it was ok to link back to your fabulous creation? (If not, please let me know?) Sorry that I missed it!

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  5. This is absolutely gorgeous!!

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  6. Love your lollipop flowers! Like the rainbow effect on the paper!

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  7. I just love this gorgeous bright and cheerful page, I love the gorgeous lollipop flowers too, I just started subscribing to Studio Calico too, so this will be my first kit, look forward to seeing what you come up with. I can't wait.

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  8. Hi Natalie, your blog is a carnival of delightful papery goodies! The bunting! Map Collage! Cards! lay outs, love your use of color and your design. Hope you had a wonderful weekend. thanks for leaving a sweet comment on my blog ! xoxoxox

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  9. Wow Natalie, I LOVE this layout!!! Gorgeous colors, sweet picture and GREAT flowers!
    And that washi tape is on the top of my wish list!!

    XXXJenneke

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  10. So super cute and colorful! Love your lollies!Thank you for playing along with us at Candy Shoppe Designs!

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  11. Such a fun page with all the bright colours and fun flowers ... you sure master every style you try out!
    xxx Peggy

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