Saturday, June 29, 2013

Go Get Your Bling!



There was a time when every (I mean EVERY) layout I did had extensive bling.  Brads, flourishes, bling shapes, etc. – I couldn’t get enough and would pile them on.  Those are still some of my favorite layouts.   I know scrapbook trends come and go, but I was reluctant to give up my over-the-top sparkle.   

But, as always, the scrapbooking manufacturers kept coming out with new bits and bobs and the bling kind of took a backseat.  I still used it, but so much more sparingly. 

But when I went to scrap a few pictures from a weekend on Jekyll Island that included a Kentucky Derby party, nothing else would do!  I was reminded how a big, beautiful flourish instantly glams up a layout.   



Derby by Moanica Caston.  Cardstock: Bazzill; Patterned Paper, Chipboard, Sticker: Echo Park; Bling flourish: Prima; Green bling center: Petaloo; Wood butterfly: Maya Road; Washi Tape: Feckled Fawn;  Alphas: America Crafts Thickers.


Shiny, happy, shimmery bling embellishments are one of those things that I think will never get old in our scrapbooks.  They add a certain flair like nothing else can.  So, go find yours (I know you have some) and get to sparkling!

Moanica

8 comments:

  1. Love the bling & photos Moanica. I love that you did your own journaling, I know you're a fan of typing LOL. This is a beautiful page!

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  2. Beautiful page! Love that HAT!!!!

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  3. Love your LO, great pictures and you blinged it well!

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  4. Lovely LO! Great colors and embellishing, and love the "hatitude!"

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  5. Beautiful picture and layout!

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  6. Moanica, you two are one of my favorite couples. You created another great layout I will have to scraplift. This layout wouldn't be you if you didn’t put some bling on it.

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