The colour of white!

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Doodlebug recently challenged it's designers to work with one colour and really showcase how a single hue can make a strong statement on our projects. Now I put my hand up for Lily White which seemed like a good idea at the time...

DESIGNED FOR | Doodlebug Design Inc
PROJECT | Colour Challenge Layout

... until I struggled with getting the design to work on a white background. So, I had to deviate from the plan just a little and use coloured cardstock to make the white pop.

WHERE THE IDEA CAME FROM | My doodle pad. As I've mentioned before, I cannot start a project without having a design drawn on paper so I spend quite some time scribbling down ideas until something resonates with me.

Finally I had some fun adding splashes of white ink to soften the overall appearance of the circle around my photo.

SUPPLIES | Doodlebug
Cardstock: Swimming Pool, Limeade
Patterned Paper & Embellishments using all things Lily white.

Mister Huey's Color Mist - Opaque White
Embroidery Thread

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  1. So pretty! I love the softness of this, and such a great photo to highlight!

  2. Nawwww Mel this is just way too cute!! LOVE IT ♥

  3. This is gorgeous! I commented, but it seemed to disappear...I WAS saying I am loving your circles idea, & the words in there.....& white on white would be sooo hard - especially to photograph!!! ANNND that why is it boys always have the longest, lushest lashes?? My grand Boy's are STUNNING:):) Let's see if THIS comment 'sticks':):)

  4. This looks amazing, I love the back ground colors you have used, and the white stitching is wonderful with the white embellies.. I love white on white, so crisp!!

  5. It looks amazing. Love how soft this page is and your awesome stitching.

  6. I just love love this one! and need to ask you permission to "lift"... I have not had time to create the other one you so kindly allowed me to copy. I just created one inspired by your stitching which I just love!

    1. Gaby, I would be thrilled if you 'lifted' my layout and would love to see it once you are done. :) Thank you so much for asking.