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Saying Goodbye to Friends Having Fun

It’s a sad day…It’s time to say goodbye to Friends Having Fun. I don’t know about you, but I had a blast during these 5 short months we’ve had. I loved coming up with the Color Challenges and playing along with the other groups. But as a farewell, here is a sketch challenge created by the super talented Dani…

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I created a layout that I think is quite appropriate…

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It’s called Moving Forward. As you can see, I flipped the sketch counter clockwise. Isn’t it appropriate for what is happening right now?

Here’s the original photo:

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Check out that main of hair Rhiannon has!!!

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It reads: “I love you in this picture. I love the wind in your hair. I love seeing you in motion. You’re such a big girl. Moving forward.”

I took a doily and chalked it with some brown to pick up some of the pretty details on it. I used a punch from EK Success that reminds me of water, and some of my fave Daisiy D’s paper. In addition, I used some a Crafter’s Workshop stencil for my journaling, a couple of rhinestones, and a tiny font from Sizzix which I inked and chalked.

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I hope you can tell but my background cardstock (from Prism) is mottled…it really looks like sand! I use this cardstock whenever I’m doing something beachy. You can click on any of my photos to get a bigger view.

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So although it is a sad goodbye, I did have a wonderful time with my Friends!!! Thank you to all that participated in our challenges, thank you to Tonya for starting the FHF site, and thank you to Margie, who really did so much for us. But I especially want to thank my fantastic Kaleidoscope Krew! You ladies have ALL amazed me with your sick talents. It was an honor to work with all of you, and I truly hope that we can do it again! Alex, Alyssa, Danielle, Julie, and Laura…you ladies are all awesome! {{{Big Squeezes!!!}}}

So, hop on off to see the rest of the Friends one last time. Thank you again for being a part of Friends Having Fun!!!

Rebecca {http://bellacarta.typepad.com/}

Dani {http://countyourbeautifulblessings.blogspot.com/}

Erica {http://www.inkedupandreadytoplay.com/}

Margie {http://ohbumbleismemargie.blogspot.com}

Shelley {http://shelleyscreations.blogspot.com/}

Juanita {http://stampintwilghtmom.blogspot.com/}

Alex {http://www.paperandstring.blogspot.com/}

Laura {http://craftylittlewoman.blogspot.com/}

Danielle {http://www.scrappy-arts-n-thoughts.blogspot.com/}

Comments

AnItA mArIe said…
wow Alison your LO is "Beautiful"....hugZ Anita
Alex said…
Gorgeous layout Alison! Love the photo- great capture of the moment!!!
Beth said…
This is awesome! Your details are so perfect - as always! Such a great pic of Rhi, too!
Danielle said…
My head is going to explode. ugh.
I came here, to use your blog list to hop, like 9 hours ago, and forgot to leave you love!!

Alison, I love you!! AND, I love your page!! Rhi is totally movin', and she is so sweet!! This is awesome x1million!!

Great page, and great job being the "best friend" on FHF. It was so rad working with you, and I am lucky to still get to!! It was a blast for sure!! Thank you for being such a great leader!!
Shelley said…
Alison, I love your page! It does work perfect!
Rebecca said…
OMG :-) she looks soooooo determined! The beachy paper and the doily are incredible touches!
Alyssa S said…
Love this layout! So sweet and pretty!
Dani said…
Awwww! Your layout is just wonderful!! Love it!!
This layout is great! I just love it! I've really enjoyed working with you and I hope that we get to work together again soon!:)

big hugs,
Laura

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