Hullo there! Time to show you what I've created based on our current DUSTY ATTIC CHALLENGE:
Remember, the mood board is there to INSPIRE you - you don't have to follow it to the letter!
And remember to pop on at least one DUSTY ATTIC product [now available online HERE!!!]
So, firstly my journaling. I used the 'enjoy' word - it fitted perfectly for this:
I had a BALL using the DUSTY ATTIC paints [Oceania, Sunshine & Jungle Green] on my background.
I simply mixed them together 'til the colour looked 'right'!
I covered my card stock in Gesso first, then water sprayed the paints as I applied them with a sponge.
I wanted to keep this light and airy. So I only used touches of the other colours. Can you see the 'happy' word inside the string frame circle down the bottom? With the birds over the top? It originally said 'BEE happy & had a bee on it. A hint for you! You can chop up your stickers 'til they suit your needs. The birds are hiding the sticker cut edge!!!
[You can find a set of these Small String Frames HERE]
Another hint? NAIL POLISH....I know,  I keep saying it. Those pink dots are nail polish!!!
I wanted the vines in the corner of the page to 'drape' around Mum....sort of mimicking the trees in the bg of the photo. 
To do this, I cut up part of the VINE FRAMES #1, then 'wiggled' it around on the photo! I ADORE that corner flourish - ORNATE CORNER #13:
The flair below was a gift from my scrappy mate Sandra:
Lastly, I've cut one of the little birds off its wire & popped it over the heart sticker, above these LOVELY word chippies that I used for my title:
Of course, a page wouldn't be a page without an arrow or two *winks* !!!
These are from the ARROWS #1 SET. You get a wide variety - they're GREAT value:)
I do hope you get a chance to join in with our challenge this month!
Thanks for looking & as always ~ Happy Scrapping ~ Lizzy ♥♥♥


  1. I love how vibrant this page is. That colour is just right. The little hearts and birds are awesome little touches xx

  2. Love this page Lizzy!!! How wonderful that your Mum was able to fulfill her dream. Love the birds and that string circle and the colours are wonderful! Your bright, happy page certainly reflects the happiness on your Mum's face! Stunning page!! xx

  3. It's never too late for a dream to come true and to tick a country off a bucket list, is truly a Joy. Problem being, I often feel as though I want to go back again and again! Too many travel destinations and a finite amount of money. Travel v Scrapbooking supplies....it's a tough one! Whoops, I'm rambling on. Love the MM background, the flair and the arrows. Thanks for the nail polish tip too, I'm slowly getting a collection.

  4. Love the vibrant green! Your chippies are great and so is this beautiful layout!

  5. Hi ya Lizzy! This looks fabulous! Great background color, and love all the chippies in the corner like that that! I have yet to start this one, hope I get time! Enjoy the rest of the weekend!

  6. Oh the colours of those paints are a bit nice ! Lovely page for your Mum, I bet she loves it. The vines look great and good on your Mum for following her dreams

  7. Ah how wonderful for her. hahahaha and I agree with what Helen said. I want to go back to the states too... got to get through this next trip first :D Love the lime it is so fun. Fab photo of your mom as well... looks like she had a ball. x

  8. Wow wow wow!!! This is gorgeous! I love love love love the colors and all the chipboard bits!!!!!!!!

  9. Such gorgeous colours! (Both the originals and the fabulous final shade) which seem so right for a light and airy Californian feel.

  10. The color scheme is PERFECT for this photo and the happy, happy feel of the layout. That spring green is so bright and cheerful and I absolutely love that viney chippy! GORGEOUS!

  11. Those are certainly hightlights to a trip to the US! Love this page! That green is just so pretty! Hugs!

  12. LOVE! Really like the light and airy look and limited colour scheme!!

  13. so great LO Lizzy! I can see happy from thousand miles apart )))) and it's great that dreams do come true ))))

  14. What a stunner Lizzy, love everything about it - great tip about the nail varnish and altering your chippies and stickers too :o) xxx

  15. gorgeous!!! totally looove bright colours......I think it must be an age thing with me. Saving this to faves x

  16. Loooove the styling and design on this page....and the colouring is so striking! I just love green! Love the chippies and the super photo of your Mum! ;-)


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