Turn that frown upside down

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Hi there! Did you have a great weekend? I can't believe it is Tuesday already, where do the days go?
Over the weekend I did a bit more scrappin :)! I had a teeny bit of time so I had a play with the June kit from My Scrapbook Nook. It is chock full of gorgeous Lily Bee Designs papers. Love em!

The pics are from the same day when the boys were playing in our bed. These are only Aiden though. He is a funny little boy. He is either UP and a hillarious little clown or he is DOWN and the sookiest of little sooks. Thankfully he is up more than down. And a good tickle usually solves most problems.

Anyway, my layout :) I've distressed and inked all of the edges with DI Walnut stain and everything is stitched together. Those alphas are Jillibean Soup Burlap alphabeans and the little letters are a part of the kit and are from Lilly bee Designs.  The woodcuts were also in the kit and are Pink Paislee. I've just given them a coat of white gesso and didn't bother with anything else over it, I liked the fresh look. The pleated trim is Maya Road.

Do you like the gorgeous White Organza Rose trim? It is new at Wild Orchid Crafts this month. I cut a length of Brown Bakers Twine and created a little loop to highlight the photo too and stuck it down with glossy accents. The flowers are White Flat Gardenias and 25 mm Wild Roses in 2 tone Lilac and aqua.

I know it is a bit of a frilly and floral page for a little boy, but I figured the wood cuts would balance it out :)

I'm having some trouble photographing my layouts nice and square. If anyone has any tips, I'd be happy to hear them :)

Anyway, I just want to enter my L/O into a couple of challenges:

Umm... I think that is all from me until Thursday this week! Its been a bit busy around here, I'm doing my Spring clean a bit early, hehe.

Have a great week! Hugs x


  1. Stunning page. Gorgeous papers and flowers. I like the twine around the gorgeous boys photos.I hav'it scrapped for about a year so lots of photos waiting to be scrapped and I'm a bit busy too.

  2. Oooh This is Fabulous Kylie, I still haven't opened my June kit yet, hopefully once these kids go back to school I will get time to play!

  3. I hand't seen your new blog layout before, looks fabulous! And I love the layout you did! Gorgeous papers and love the layout!


  4. Love your gorgeous beautiful layout Kylie such wonderful details.

  5. OH WOW. What a beautiful LO you've made :o)You're making such nice LO's.
    Hugs Laila

    check out my new candy on http://blog.lolapigen.dk

  6. Wow Kylie, that is such a sweet and romantic layout. Love it. Hugs, Frea

  7. Very beautiful. Thank you for joining us at Do You Stack Up.


  8. Wow, this is just stunning!
    Thanks for joining us for the DYSU Challenge Blog Chipboard Challenge!


  9. So beautiful Kylie.

    Hugs Riet.xx

  10. Hi hunny!
    LOVE this utterly gorgeous lo! It´s so beautiful and you know what?? I totally see what you´re writing about! Kids sure hasn´t got a long way to go between their emotions ;) Signe is the same way :) ;)


  11. WOW Kylie, an absolute stunning layout. I love the title ~ perfect
    Thank you so much for entering our challenge at ALLSORTS this week, good luck & hope you’ll join us again!
    Hugz Fleur xXx

  12. wow, another incredible layout, you are such an inspiration! beautiful embellishments!
    Happy Crafting, Debxx

  13. Wow - what a stunning LO. I love the use of the twine- creative way to draw focal point. Your flowers and banners as well as the cute paper pierced chipboard are superb embellishments. Thanks for playing along with us at DYSU.

  14. lovely
    thank you for joining us this week at Charisma Cardz
    Love Jan

  15. I just love this! And using flowers on a boy's lo is a thing a do very often. Well, WHEN I make a lo, I mean... In fact I will start one no. I have seen so many b-ful things here in your place, I can't keep it any longer without scrapbooking. Cards are lovely but you always give them AWAY! Well, thanks for you all time inspiration hun, you're great!
    Hugs Ing

  16. Beautiful page - love it

    Kitten DYSU team

  17. absolutely stunning layout! Thank you so much for sharing with us at Allsorts this week and good luck!

  18. awesome scraplayout Kylie, very lovely
    thanks for joining the DYSU challenge this week

  19. Hi Kylie, Gorgeous layout! There are so many great details. I love how you've emphasized the photos with the twine - very effective. Hugs, Dawn

  20. What a gorgeous page!!

    Thanks for playing our free and easy challenge at Allsorts this week...

    Emma xxx


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