16 - life is about balance

Hi all! Wow - so many awesome layouts this week! Love them all. I must admit, when I saw the color palette this week, I was really nervous!

My evidence includes:
1. Sparkly things - Glimmer Mist
2. Stacked elements - my photos are stacked on top of each other.
3. Musical elements - I gesso'ed vintage music paper to my chipboard background. Also used a musical note stamp. Love this look.

For my testimony, I used the word 'balance' as inspiration for my project. Life IS about balance.

For close-ups, please visit my blog.


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Comment by Jenn Kennedy on May 21, 2012 at 1:03pm
This is stunning. Love how you created your background.
Comment by Debbi Tehrani - DT on April 30, 2012 at 7:13am

Amazing page, Tina! That background you created is so cool! Love how everything just fades together, and the composition is beautiful! You rocked the colors!

Comment by Jenny Evans on April 29, 2012 at 11:57pm

Love this, Tina!! So beautiful!! Love your title use with the negative of the word, and all the stitching! Amazing job!

Comment by Sandi Taloumis on April 28, 2012 at 8:22am

Oh Tina, I just absolutely love this!

Comment by Adrienne Ford on April 26, 2012 at 11:42am

I am just in LOVE with your backgrounds Tina! So clever and different every time! You taking amazing photos too! Thanks for sharing!

Comment by Jacynthe Loubier on April 25, 2012 at 4:17pm

Tina, I love the artsy look of your page. I wish I could create something like that. I really like how the gesso made the music paper "bleed" . It gives a soft and interesting effect to the background. I love the bright red "balance", and all of the other touches of red here and there. Very creative. TFS:)

Comment by Joyce Lawrence on April 25, 2012 at 12:29pm

Love this Tina!  Creative background techniques and an introspective page.

Comment by Sylvia Mellander Ekman - DT on April 24, 2012 at 10:04am

ADORE! (every single week)

Comment by Anita Stokes on April 23, 2012 at 8:43am

this is stunning Tina!!! I LOVE everything about it!!!

Comment by Anna-Karin - DT on April 22, 2012 at 2:15am

Wow Tina! This is so gorgeous. Love the background with the gessoed music paper and the music note stamping on top. Great photo, stitching and title. Love the flowers too.

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