Our Layout of the Week, Time Of Our Life, comes from our member Valerie, username valerieb. Valerie is a long time member here at SC and we always love seeing her projects in the gallery. This layout is no exception and is so creative with the columns of color and perfectly added embellishments. To see more of her work and keep up with Valerie, be sure to follow her here at SC.
Here's what Valerie has to say about her layout:
I am taking the Color Studio class and it is just so inspiring that I can't stop creating! After reading the lesson on using rainbow colors, I remembered a Pinterest pin I had pinned a while ago of a quilt with bands across it in a rainbow of colors (here's the link to my pin
http://www.pinterest.com/pin/38139928067513907/ ) and knew exactly the layout I wanted to create! I used my swatch book from Studio Calico to choose the colors that I wanted, and then found papers from my Studio Calico kits that were the same colors for my strips. For additional depth and interest - and to reinforce the colors of each strip of paper - I added embellishments that corresponded in color to each strip. It was fun to dig into my stash and use up some of the embellishments I've been hoarding!! To make my photo really stand out from such a busy layout, I chose to use a black & white one and I diecut a bold black title to frame it.
I just want to say thank you to the Studio Calico community for choosing my layout this week among so so much talent that I see every single day in the gallery!! I am truly honored!
Congratulations Valerie!! More members added this project to their inspiration books for the week of 3.18 - 3.24 than any other, making it our layout of the week! You have won a $10 gift card to be used on any new purchase at Studio Calico.
Want a chance to win next week? We love our creative community, and invite you to be a part of it. Share your work in the Studio Calico member gallery, and don't forget to take the time to add your favorites to your own inspiration book.
We have a new set of winners - CONGRATS!! If your name is on this list, you'll be getting an email from us with info about your prize. Thank you again to all who take part in our challenges and giveaways!
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