Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Doodlebug | Never Too Old For Ice-Cream!

Now where did that weekend go and how come it's Winter already? I hate the cold so today I thought I'd share a layout I created recently because it's bright, cheerful, has an ice-cream theme and screams Summer! And... how could anyone go passed a collection aptly named Sugar Shoppe? It's as good as it sounds.

DESIGNED FOR | Doodlebug Design inc
PROJECT | Never Too Old For Ice-Cream Layout


THE STORY | My daughter was indulging in an ice-cream cone and although she is a teenager, she enjoyed it as much as she would have had she been five years old again. Cheeky kid still managed to give me a wink when she knew I wouldn't be overly happy with her eating it just before supper time.




I played around with the design for a while and eventually came up with the idea of creating a heart shape using strips of the gorgeous patterned paper and continuing the strip down through the shape by using co-ordinating colours of embellishments. It was certainly a great way to use up some of that stash.






















LAYOUT TUTORIAL | If you would like to see how I put this layout together then you can view the tutorial on the Doodlebug blog HERE.


PRODUCTS USED | Doodlebug Design inc - Sugar Shoppe Collection
Patterned Paper: Sweet Celebration, Sorbet Stripe, Cupcake Sprinkles, Sherbet Chevron, Ice-cream Parlor, Birthday Bouquet
Stickers: Sugar Shoppe This & That Stickers, Sugar Shoppe Ice-Cream Stickers
Embellishments: Birthday Girl Sprinkles, Bumble Bee Sprinkles, Swimming Pool Sprinkles, Tangerine Sprinkles, Cupcake Sprinkles, Flower Brads, Buttons, Pearls


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11 comments:

  1. This is absolutely amazing! Love, love, love! And pinning!

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  2. I keep coming back to view this post because I love the page so much. Great ideas!

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  3. This is stunning, I love your color stripes and great textures from the cute little color embellies too.. that photo is fabulous!

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  4. Oh my word! How beautiful is this. You always come up with the most amazing designs ever...and then you are still so generous to share a tutorial on how it was made.

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  5. You keep coming up with more AMAZING LOs...this is ...delicious....in all senses of the word:):)!!!

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  6. WOW! This looks fantastic Melinda! As usual, I am in awe of your precision, patience & attention to detail! Just YUM!!! X

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  7. act boring? LOL! never! Another stunning LO...x

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  8. You are the master at this technique! Freeeking amazing

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  9. What an awesome page!!! How do you come up with ideas like these?! I admire you so!!! LOVE love love!

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