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Pink Ninjas Prompt #37: What’s Your Stilo?

Hello! Sooooo…I’m kinda nervous, kinda excited… Many of you know by now how nervous I get with computers and new projects on the computer. I need details people, details! So when The Pink Ninjas (who I am now obsessed with…thanks Sarabeth!) said that we followers can become authors on their Art Walk blog, I hopped right on board, albeit I was shakin’ in me boots.

Their latest challenge was “What’s Your Stilo?” Meaning, what’s your style. Oh, and we were supposed to use some crepe paper but for some ridiculous reason or another, I have none! Oh well… Anyway, this is the layout I made. And, while I like to think I have several styles, there are some specific things I tend to do on most of my pages.


Here’s Baby Rhi last year, shortly after she learned how to sit on her own. So this layout shows a lot of the elements I gravitate towards. Lots of color, different patterns and textures, inking, stamping on pages, and using different fonts.


I stamped the swirls 2x, in 2 different blues. The stamp is from Autumn Leaves (Rhonna Farrer) one of my fave sets of stamps eva!!! I also added some teeny rhinestones to a couple of spots on the swirls. Click on the pic to see it bigger!


I love to use a whole mess of fonts at once. Then I don’t hafta worry about running out of an “e.” I just use/make whatever I need from any set I have on hand. I think it adds a lot of intrest to a page too.

Know what I didn’t do on this page? Tearing. One of the things that I always seem to do. Weird. I did distress the edge of the pink square though. See how it’s a little rough around the edges?

So there you have it. I hope the fabulous Pink Ninjas like my post. I hope they let me post again! I am really excited about doing it because I so need to scrap. Yeah, I’m totally far behind, but I want to scrap. I have so many ideas for the multitude of photos I have. Time to get it done (ok…not done, really… but at least a little more complete then what it is now!). Hope you enjoyed! Have an inspiring day!


ladybrayton71 said…
Beautiful daughter and beautiful layout! I love the mismatched fonts...I'll have to give that a try as I'm always running out of my letters at a critical time.
Barb said…
Fabulous layout, Alison!
Tonya Klar said…
This is AWESOME!I love it when fonts are mixed like this. SO much more interesting! I love your layout and Rhi is just so beautiful. Great work, Ali!
Julie said…
I love everything about this post. Your layout, your gorgeous baby girl, and hearing about the Pink Ninjas! I just visited their blog -- LOVE IT!!! I am so glad you posted about them and are introducing them to people!
Randi said…
Fantastic layout Alison! Love the colors, the papers, the flourishes and of course the cutie patootie in the pic!!
Danielle said…
Sweet!! Love this. Your stilo rocks! I've heard of the pink ninja's and they are on my "must do" list, and I will!! someday....Bitchin'!
Leigh Ann Baird said…
Love the layout and the super cute baby! My kids are growing up too fast! My baby is 6!
Alyssa S said…
Oh my word!! Look at those cheeks! I just want to squeeze them. Z never had pudgy cheeks - he's always looked a little older than all the other babies.
Great page! I love it!
Beautiful layout! And Rhi is adorable!:)


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