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Monday, March 12, 2007

From start to finish

Yesterday I spent a few hours just playing
in my studio.

Simply....playing. It felt great!

I gathered a an assortment of goodies that I wanted to play with an made a big mess across my table.....as you can see here..lol. Complete with my cup-o-coffee and candles....I was ready to see what I could come up with :)
The layout I created is about my sweet Dad.
I captured this shot of him using my new 300 mm lense...which I am still figuring out obviously..lol. I was pretty far away and he had no idea I was taking his picture....
Anyway.... I love those types of shots!

So, this is a page about his love of taking photos. I think we all share this love...actually our entire family loves
taking photos at any given moment. We all
usually have our camera in hand at each gathering. It makes for some fun photos.


So............here is the finished result.
I used A LOT of Hambly Screen Prints on this layout, combined with their patterned papers. I did use some Autumn Leaves papers and Fontwerks stamps. So, as you can see I didn't end up using everything I layed out, but it was fun to try creating in a different way than I usually do. {The background is actually a lime green color, but for some reason scanned yellow?}



I figured out a fun collage option on Picasa,
so I collaged a bunch of shots of my
favorite areas in my new studio.
Well, I'm off to rest..... I'm home sick today with a nasty stomach bug either that or I ate something that DID not agree with me. Ick. Lots of peppermint tea for me today :)

Enjoy your day!
XXOO-Tessa Ann Watte`

21 Want to leave me a comment?:

Emilie Ahern said...

Your new studio is to DIE FOR! And I love the LO. The colors are so fun.

I have not sat down to "play" and scrapbook for a very long time...too many deadlines and guidelines. You have inspied me to make some time this week to just LET GO and CREATE!

Kelly Deal said...

I agree with Emilie, your room looks great! Love that collage of photos. Have a great day!

Caroline said...

love the LO, girl!
and the new studio looks so awesome!

Kelley said...

I found your blog through a link and you do some gorgeous LOs!
I would be so inspired in your scrap room though - It looks amazing!!!

Jenney said...

Love your latest page!!

Hope you feel better soon!!!

kak√° said...

Your room is gorgeous!!!! I am dreaming with scraproom...
I loved the L.O....

Breanne Crawford said...

i LOVE your new studio, Tessa!!

tonya said...

Glad you got your scraproom all cozy. Just wondering where you got your 'T'. I'm collecting them and I really like it.

Micaela said...

Oh Tessa, your new studio is divine!

Love the layout too!

Laura Klein said...

I love your new studio tessa!!! It looks amazing :)

Vee said...

totally love this layout!!
I love hambly
so fun to play with
awesome collage of your studio
hope you feel better chicka!!

Prolix from la Normandie said...

lucky gal!!!


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Vivi said...

Great studio, Tessa!! Love that ribbon jars...haha ;)
And beautiful LO as always!!

Ann said...

Awesome layout!! You gave me a great idea for a layout on my FIL!! He's always behind his camera! Thanks! :o)

Jana said...

What an adorable studio & such a fun page!! You always inspire me!

Starlight said...

Tess,
What a wonderful LO,OMG you are the Queen!
Your studio is a precious sanctuary!
One day I want to have a space just like this...haha
but for the moment my scrapkitchen is perfect!LOL
Miss you girl!
Have a wonderful day!
hugs
Lucy

Lacintha said...

love the LO..and your scrap space looks heavenly!!!

Anonymous said...

love your pages and room! i also see that cute Tinkering Ink lotion by your coffee cup =)

-SpiderGirl

hannakj said...

You always make so cool layouts!! Wow love your studio. Hugs from Iceland. Hanna.

Cindy Tobey said...

Your studio looks AWESOME!

Lynn Anne said...

*green*

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