Saturday, 5 September 2009

Boys can do Ballet too and a Pink Rainbow? (Lets get Shabby no 3)

Over at Lets Get Shabby this months rules are white/cream with only a subtle hint of another colour.


I realised that you can't really see the tulle against the lace so here it is but I can't black out the corners...sorry!!

I used white and cream and a hint of pink......This layout took a while to evolve I made the base straight away and added the tulle but then I got carried away with the Gyspies layout.......I was going to do something old, something new, something borrowed and something blue.......but my Blue knickers were in the Attic!! Ben put this Ballet skirt on himself and the title reflects Georgia questioning me once about Boys doing ballet....she didn't think they were allowed......my reply was "who else is going to lift the girls up in the air"!!

Anyway last night Georgia was sick.......yup proper chunky sick(we suspect it was too many sweets)!! So I stayed up and finished off the layout.....I seem to work at my best after a few hours sleep and then a late night with poorly kids on the sofa. I love the peace and quiet the hum of the washing machine the coffee and biscuits......it all just works......"me time".....precious!!

Those ancient peel off spots came in handy to look like sequins........it still amazes me what I pull out of my stash some days!!

I painted the flowers white as they were too much like taupe rather than cream. A paper doiley and a crocheted one and voila one little ballerina!!

Basic Grey alphabet stickers...cream on one side and pink on the other...handy huh?

I know it looks like alot here but there really are only tiny touches of pink!!


Awe doesn't he look cute!! I'm sure I could re-pose a better photo but this was a spur of the moment one on the day.


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Sainsburys still have these beautiful quality canvas books at half price........so I have covered another one all kitch and girly......perfect for a combo of photos and recipes. I bought some extra papers and used some left over chipboard from my BF Madeline Kit.


Who would think a few hours ago she was ill.....Girl Guide Centenary Day...can't possibly be missed so I packed her off and she was fine......maybe not later after she's been on all those rides at the theme park though!!

My brownie photo's are just that 1970's brown and orange or was it a yellow top........check out the new colours red and blue and when we got there the sign was hot pink!! It matched her outfit..... her mother was slightly jealous......OK..... very jealous!!



Love and pretty in pink x 2

Ruth xxx

21 comments:

downrightcrafty said...

wow and I thought my days were busy. Love how you find the time to a blog such lovely blogs, so interesting to read and create such unique aw inspiring layout's (well actually two together) I love that me time too, only seem to get it when he goes fishing (oh my hope he likes fishing in the rain and snow) Love the canvas books and those lovely scrabble letters.
thanks for sharing
kate x

Toni said...

Ruth such a beautiful lo!!! Luv all the Beautiful details & that sweet pic!!!

Sue Abbott said...

Great layout for the challenge. Ben is so adorable........ I am really hoping to enter the challenge, I've not done it before but want to give one a go. Fingers crossed eh?
Sue x

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Arby said...

Wow what a gorgeous LO! And he looks so cute!

Elise said...

Hello, you have the most fabulously wonderful site here and I had to leave this comment for you ! Your posts are beautifully written, creative and original too, and you have interesting pictures.

It's all perfect !

Thank you for sharing your site and best wishes.... 'Happy September'....

mandysea said...

oH rUth!! This is stunning!!
WOW and how gorgeous is that photo- melts my heart! Thanks for playing along with shabby!

Julie said...

Superb, so love all the texture. Thanks for playing along with us at Shabby.

Chimene said...

Wow Ruth, so beautiful written. He's adorable!
Stunning details, beautiful layout!
Thanks for playing along with us at Shabby!
xxxx
Chimene

Scrappegal Sørlending said...

WOOOOOOW!!!!!! What a fantastic LOVELY layout!!!!! :) Absolutely gorgeous!!!! :D And what a fantastic creative use of that tulle!!! :) Beautiful details!

And the girly recipes book is also beautiful!! Lovely paper background, and creative with the scrabble-letters! :)

zandra said...

Love the flowers and tulle! Great take on the challenge! Huz, Z

MaygreenFairies said...

This is stunning, what amazing detail in this piece, glorious hun! Mandy x

Pia said...

wow Ruth what a great layout, lovely details

LazyKay said...

What a stunning photo - SO pleased you had your camera at hand for that one and BRILL layout and words - YES, boys CAN do ballet too!

Excellent!

xxxxxxxxxx

Deb said...

Such a beautiful layout and your photo is just the sweetest.

Gez said...

Super layout Ruth. Everything about it is perfect.xx

My top was yellow in the 70's!

LENA said...

Ruth, I just love your layout, it's gorgeous!! Such a cute little ballerina!!!
hugs
Lena

Jenneke said...

So adorable!!!!! LOVE this layout, it's beautiful!!!!
Thanks so much for playing along with us at Shabby!
XXXJenneke

amber said...

i couldn't wait to see you page when i saw your title in the shabby comments section! and it did not disappoint! it's perfect for the photo! and i enjoyed reading the rest of your post...so fun! :) good luck with the challenge!

Maria said...

This is so beautiful. Love the round shape and all the little details. Such a sweet picture.
Maria

Anonymous said...

Thank you :) you should look at this emo boy one on this blog:
http://emo--boys.blogspot.com