Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Lucky Little Lady by Mandy

Hello everyone! Mandy here sharing my vintage inspired layout today. I chose papers and embellishments with various shades of green. I added the word "Lucky" to the bottom left corner of the page and added pieces of crochet lace around some of the paper doilies. The pic of the little lady was a free image on Pinterest. I had a lot of fun creating this layout and what a fun challenge to boot!

The chipboard dress form and sticky bling is from Molossi. I altered the dress form with Tim Holtz ink and went over it with Viva Gold Rub.

I used stamps from Something Tattered on the punched butterflies and handmade flower.

I used Faber-Castell watercolor pencils, Gelatos and Adirondack inks for the background effect.

I didn't use any fabric doilies but cut out Kaisercraft paper/sticker doilies and added their wooden doilies.

There is still time to get your project uploaded for the "Luck of the Irish" Challenge!

1st Prize:
Molossi Gift Pack (Chipboard, Bling and Flowers)

2nd Prize:
Something Tattered March/Mars French Month Clear Stamp Set

Random Prize:
2 Berry71Bleu Handmade Tags
(Please note that the photos are just samples and are not the actual tags the prize winner will receive.)

Molossi is an Australian retail and wholesale supplier to the scrapbooking and papercraft industry. Molossi strives to bring you an online shopping experience where you can relish in a huge range of scrapbooking supplies to compliment your scrapbooking addiction. Molossi offers thousands of products including: albums, cardstock, flowers, bling, personal die-cutting machines, stickers, embellishments and plenty more! Become a part of our scrapping community and enter the stash giveaways and competitions on our Facebook page and Blog. For a large range of page layout ideas, sign up for our monthly newsletter to stay up-to-date with the scrapbooking world and monthly promotions.

When Beth began hunting wallpaper for the bandboxes she was creating in 1990 it started a life of antiquing adventures and a passion for old paper. In 1993 Beth’s wallpaper covered boxes we featured in Victoria magazine and Beth’s sister Marilyn Krehbiel joined her in the pursuit. Marilyn’s business Hannah’s Treasures evolved into purveying historic wallpapers for movie sets. Beth peddled her boxes to the coast of California and settled in the west. In 1997 Beth married Peter Neumann, son of a letterpress printer, who shared Beth’s appreciation for the old paper arts. In 2011 Peter and Beth began Something Tattered in response to Beth’s newest pursuit, Wedding Paper designs from her vast collection of antique paper. In 2013 Something Tattered launched the current line of craft stamps and in 2014 the new antique wallpaper stamps were added bringing the adventure full circle. We hope you will share the passion.

Marivic Clifton - Zeus and Zoe Etsy Shop

Zeus and Zoe is the sister Etsy Shop to Berry71Bleu and sells one-of-a-kind crafting embellishments for scrapbooking, crafting, altered art, home decor and collage art. All tags are handmade and can be designed according to your preference. Please contact Marivic through her Etsy Shop to request a custom order.

A special thanks to Molossi for sponsoring our design team this month! Molossi is a permanent sponsor for 2014, so there will be more chances to win Molossi prize packages in the coming months.

Please note that if the winner(s) of this challenge are international they will be responsible for shipping costs.

Make sure you follow our CHALLENGE RULES.

Thank you and we hope to see your beautiful creations this month!


  1. Stunning page Mandy! Your background work is amazing. I love this color palette and all the layers. Thanks for the inspiration! :)

  2. Beautiful job Mandy! Love the vintage photo! You incorporated everything perfectly! Thanks!!

  3. Wow Mandy....this is just so amazing and beautiful! Love, love, love!


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