Thursday, December 14, 2017

The 12 Days of Christmas | Nine Ladies Dancing


I hope you have been following along & been inspired by our 12 Days of Christmas theme this month! I originally chose this day thinking that I would have photos of the Aurora Borealis to scrap from a recent anniversary trip to Fairbanks, Alaska. The images that I have seen of the northern lights have always put me in mind me of a twirling skirt so I thought that would be a clever take on the ladies dancing. Then I ran across some unscrapped photos of my granddaughter's recital...

Yes - there ARE nine of them!
And yes - that's my little peach front & center striking a pose.


I used the December Stuck Sketches sketch for my page.

 

I thought it would be fun to use ribbons for my strips, plus fussy-cut ballerinas as embellis.
I believe the paper was from Authentique from a Nutcracker collection.








I have had that resin flower on my desk for ages & knew immediately that it finally had a home. They wore absolutely enormous flowers in their hair & it was just the right size! The flower was cut off in the photo so the serendipitous match was a welcome cover.

Looking forward to seeing your creations and hoping that you are enjoying family, food, friends, and faith this wonderful season. Merry Christmas!

Thanks for stopping by!

10 comments:

  1. How adorable with these sweet dancers and the nod to the Christmas Carol. Love the ballerina embellies. Thanks for joining us at Stuck?! Sketches!

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  2. Super cute photos and layout! I love that you used ribbon in place of the paper strips! I need to remember to do that!

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  3. This is completely adorable! I love how everything came together so well and those ballerina embellishments perfectly frame the page.

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  4. Such a sweet page! Fabulous take on the sketch! Thanks for playing along with us at Stuck?!Sketches!

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  5. beautiful layout! What a great way to use the lace and ribbon and love the ballerina's that you cut out.
    Cindy F

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  6. Gorgeous layout and who doesn't love ballerinas! A wonderful take on the layout. Thank you for joining us at Stuck?! Sketches.

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  7. Such sweet photos and a lovely layout! How sweet are those dainty ballerina elements, and what a great idea to use ribbon and lace for the strips in the sketch! http://csichallenge.blogspot.com/

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  8. Such a sweetnpagr, love the pics too! Thank you for joining us at Stuck?! Sketches!

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