Tuesday, February 7, 2012

CHA Challenges

I participated in some Studio Calico CHA challenges over on their message board this past week. I've been trying to expand my scrapbooking repertoire and challenges are a great way of doing that.

Another great way to do that is to find inspiration. For this layout I found some inspiration in this piece from this layout on Pinterest. I loved the way that Waleska used the numbers to write her journaling and used that as my jumping off point for this layout.

So, in this layout I had two challenges:
1. use circular elements-circle pic+ polka dots+ buttons (CHA challenges)
2. number my journaling

This is what I came up with.


I stamped my journaling on a few pieces of washi tape, anchored with pattern paper. I included tons of buttons and brads, both intermingled with the pictures and also at the button as a larger embellishment. I also tried to mimic the 'circle' element with my title as well. This layout might use circular elements but it's also very linear-which I like!


My subject is hysterical. These pics were taken one evening when I dropped into Allison and Paul's to drop off some cookies. Liam was trying a sippy cup for the first time and his face was hilarious. The pure confusion really made me believe that he was having a conversation with us-if only in his head. It was too funny and deserved to be recorded!

I miss my sweet little boy. I can't wait to see him in April!



  1. Love the design of this page! And the button border is very cute!

  2. Love this! Awesome page!!! And yes, his face is adorable!

  3. I love this! Very nice leading lines!

  4. what a cute layout! love the buttons and the washi tape...

  5. Love love!! Adorable.

  6. Love this! You inspired me to use some washi tape today.

  7. I think you did both challenges VERY WELL! Great job!, and I loved the photos! Love Penny Scrap-aholic@blogspot.com

  8. SO CUTE~!!!! Love how you lined up the pictures (he so cute!!) and that background paper - WOW!!

  9. What a great design! Love the circle pics!

  10. Great layout! Such a cute baby, also!

  11. Oh sweet adorable baby! Love your journaling. Perfect layout!

  12. this is a great layout! love the circles and your subject is adorable!