Archive | March, 2013

Finger Pointing – March 31st

31 Mar

Happy Easter for those who celebrate!I hope you are having a blessed day with your family and friends.So, how did you celebrate today? An Easter Egg Hunt with your kids?
I’m looking forward to sharing the day with my family – a wonderful meal which includes a honey shrimp that I love!
Whatever your plans, have a fabulous Easter!
Here’s my pics for today!

pants on the ground by justjen

This is hilarious!This page is so cute, and funny! Love so much this photo and every detail here!!!!Also love the different fonts used here.

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Truly Believe by casbury

Let’s talk about sweetness overload…This is so cute and adorable!Love the glow on the photo and all brushes used here! Love the creative use of the neutral against the colorful splats of vibrant colors!

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Decor by gracielou

This one just grabbed me from the start…Her use of only minimal accenting embellishments really keeps the focus on the amazing photos. The shadow work here is phenomenal, so realistic that I want to touch it!

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Shine by IntenseMagic

Absolutely gorgeous!I love all the colors here and adore the splashes of colored circles/confettis peeping out!

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Huiswerk maken by AJM

I think I’m in love with this kit… So much to see!.All of the element choices give this such a cool feel!Perfect placement and clustering…Great shadow work too!

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i live in gratefulness by misslovescraps

What a cool art journaling page!The phenomenal masking, blending ,her title placement and mix of brush work really caught my eye!Love to see so many fonts here too!

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Finger Pointing March 30

30 Mar

Hi everyone! It’s been a while, I had some very busy weeks and I missed strolling through the galleries! So tonight it was a pleasure to pick some beauties! Here they are!

Days of joy by Margje

I love the graphic and also nostalgic feel this page gives me! Love the round frames and especially the shadowing of the frames. The scribbles and placement of the elements are just perfect! Gorgeous!

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Just do it by Naadi

A great boy-ish page, love the bold colors used! Also love the font and the fact it’s turned upside down. The brushes add just that touch needed to make a strong page! Beautiful!

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“No ideas but in things” by sbpoet

Look at all the layers here, look at all the elements and brushes! I can look all day at this one and discover new things over and over again! What a great artjournalpage! Also love the colorcombination here! Stunning page!

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Happily ever after by Capticated Visions

Love the orientated journaling and title! Love the soft female colors and elements scattered over the right side of the page. Love the empty space,  the brushes and paintsplatters! A true sweety!!

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Stay tuned by sucali

Just now notice that I have chosen another blue/orange combination here. Well that proves the colors work together! Great page, looks easy and simple, but it’s a hard job to create a page like this one, to keep it interesting and strong! Great shadowing! Love it!!

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I am strong by amandaresende

I fell in love with this one instantly!! Love everything on this page! The colors, the placement of the pictures, elements, text, brushes, just ALL!! It’s a gift to be able to scrap like Amanda does. WOW!

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Well, these were my choices of tonight, hope you like them! Have a great Easterweekend!

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Finger Pointing-28th of March

28 Mar

Hello everyone!

This is Beth, a.k.a. kewl_jive bringing you today’s gallery standouts. It’s been a while since I blogged, I do hope all of you living in the northern hemisphere are ready for Spring as I am. For those living in the southern hemisphere, get ready for record breaking cold during Winter. Glad we were able to enjoy the “Hanami” festival which is the annual viewing of cherry blossoms last weekend. Okay, I hope I didn’t bore you with all of that, on with the presentation…lol

Here are my faves for today!

My dream by dul
This really caught my attention! I just adore the intricate circular design. Also love the flow of the page, not to mention the sweet photo, so soft and completely beautiful. I also like how she modified the template.

Life captured by wendybretz
Great shot! Love the clean design, everything here is just perfect. I always love to look at her gallery. Love her use of white space.
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Romantic Spring by cizzy
Another wow page! The clustering is amazing, so is the blending. Love how crisp the photo is and how she balanced everything around the pic. Another gallery to visit.

Maylee-isms by cardinalskate
Such a happy and fun page, awesome! Love everything she did here, really makes me chuckle. I love the font she used, really perfect for this and the elements too.

Feeling blue by carrie1977
Love the page! Great design and sentiments. I am digging the kit she used, the edgy corners, acrylic paints and overlays.

Don’t worry by Networka
Everything works perfectly here, great blending and balance. Love this!

Thanks for taking a peek at the pages I’ve chosen. If you have time, it would be wonderful to stop by and give them some well deserved love in the galleries.

Have a nice day/night!

Cheers!
Beth

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Finger Pointing ~ March 27th

27 Mar

Evening everyone! In contrast to Cynthia’s introduction yesterday, spring is most definitely NOT on it’s way here in Northwest England – the snow has been falling again today, bbbbrrr! Whatever the weather where you are, I hope you enjoy my picks from the galleries today!

Big Ideas by Jacqueline

I just love this colourful mishmash of imagery and collage pieces, using a colour and monotone version of the photo works really well here too!

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Big Boy by Giane Designer

There’s such a great flow across this page with all those circular cut outs revealing the bright colours underneath and the photos positioned at either end (and what a cute photo it is too!) The use of the bright colours against the black and white is really eye-catching along with the scalloped edges on the black paper echoing the cut out circles. Fabulous stuff!

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Now That He’s Mobile… by sporte91

And here’s another super cute photo! Doesn’t he look really proud of his new found mobility?! This is such a beautifully balanced page with superbly handled colours, the little pops of orange in the paper strips and date tag echo the hints of yellow and orange in the photo.

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Super Powers!!! by MrsPeel

Here’s another striking page that jumped out of the gallery at me! I love the eclectic mix of comic book icons, paper pieces and painted elements here and of course, that super power would come in pretty handy too!

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This is Why by tracermajig

If you visit this page over in the Designer Digitals gallery you can read the journalling more clearly, this is a lovely introduction to Tracermajig’s 2012 album and really encapsulates the reason that many of us scrapbook.

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Julia by Jen D

The simple, muted colour scheme here really allows these beautiful photos to shine! The simple composition also places the viewer’s attention firmly on the lovely photos.

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Finger Pointing March 26

26 Mar

Hello hello!! Cynthia here tonight with today’s pretties! Spring has arrived and since it’s really hot I’ll make it short and sweet as I need to stick my head in the freezer. *sigh* Anyway… Hope you enjoy my picks!

Greatest Hits by Dalis

Are you kidding me?? I cannot begin to list the things I love about this page. The pastel border, the title work, the brushes at the bottom, the sweet photo…Just love this!

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Painted Nest Challenge 5 by oldvwblues

Gorgeous blending and I love the quote she used. Beautiful use of stamps/brushes and that word art at the top is amazing!

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twenty four seven by *Lynnette*

What a great photoless page! I have to say I totally relate (even though my word isn’t “gentle” ;) ) and Lynnette captured this emotion perfectly. Love her composition and use of stitches, and the way she placed the word art cards is brilliant!

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Spring – New Hope by Captivated Visions

This is a page that made pause. It may seem simple at first glance but the colors, the faded words, and the flawless brushwork do convey a true feeling of hope and spring and renewal. Beautifully done!

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Hello Nature by mrphoto

This is the sweetest photo! Perfectly paired with that background paper and the subtle touches of paint. Love her use of veneers and that baker’s twine held down by the flairs.

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currently-march 2013 by mrshobbes

I love “currently” pages and this one is done brilliantly. From the gorgeous photo to her clustering and list, the cool stitches and awesome font work, this is a true standout!

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Don’t forget to leave these ladies some well-deserved love! See you soon!

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Finger Pointing – March 22

22 Mar

Hello, everyone! Katherine here with today’s Standouts! I hope you enjoy my choices!

Up first this afternoon is this beauty by Jopke titled when they were. I really love how simple this. The minimal use of papers and embellishments really lends to its charm. The blending is so beautiful and the color palette . . . delicious!

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I fell head over heels in love with this next one titled AnnaLift by zwyck. Love the artsy grid design and the (clean) artsy grunge-y feel. The tonal palette is such a fabulous choice for the photos too!

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Next I have this fabulous heritage-like layout by Alinamaria titled remember that. The color palette here is just gorgeous! And I love Love LOVE the transfer placement over the photo! Really adds to its dynamic!

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I am a self professed lover of all things Project Life and am always on the look out for them. mrphoto’s PL Week 11 Left really caused me to stop and pause, okay . . . gape when I came across it in the gallery. This is truly one of the better coordinated ones that I’ve seen and I am in . love . with . it! Every bit of it from the grid design (which is typical with PL layouts) to the photos (which are absolutely amazing!) to the color palette (which is GORGEOUS!) to the use of only just a few embellishments. Superbly done!

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Next I have this beauty by gracielou titled Fragile. Really love the soft, delicate feel here! The photos in the view finder wheel thing-ey are absolutely fabulous! LOVE all the different perspectives! The color palette is breathtaking and the layering, phenomenal!

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And finally I have this knockout titled cousins by lego. I am so in love with the double split design here! SO unique and very well done! The photos are nothing short of adorable! I love the red with the brown and the embellishing is top notch!

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Well, that’s it for me this week! Have a wonderful weekend and I’ll see you next Friday! Blessings!

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Finger Pointing – March 20th

20 Mar

Hi all!!Paula here for your usual Wednesday check-in.
Hope you’re having a great week so far and that you enjoy the layouts I have chosen!

Zzzzzzzz? by Roboliver

Stinking cute!!I totally love the funny feel of this page…I love the colors used here!!!They match perfect with the colors in the picture! Beautiful!

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wish we were here again … by gavinsmum

How beautiful! Really love all the white space and the ultra clean feel to this…Her use of only minimal accenting embellishments really keeps the focus on her fantastic photo.

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hello sunshine by stampin_rachel

I love this precious moment documented here. First because is not very common to see the shadow of our plane reflected on the floor. Second the pictures are so beautiful that they almost make me want to fly even hating airplanes!Great design,fantastic colors, awesome journaling, and incredible element use.

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Lara_sketch by ang

Absolutely stunning layout and  such a beautiful child!Super blending and brushing effects here!Love the sketch-technique, truly looks hand-sketched with pencil!

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 my big adventure by mumure

This one is so funny, watch out Super Pilot is coming!This is such a happy layout – it makes me smile just to look at it!This is my kind of page!Great extraction, a truly amazing design and scene.

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Spring by Dady

The technique used on the photo is absolutely fabulous and I love how the text is lined up horizontally in her hairs place.Really adds a lot of dimension to the overall feel of the layout.

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