Saturday, August 2, 2008

Something old, something know the rest

Most of us think of weddings when we hear the little ditty "Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue". However, this series of projects won't have much, if anything, to do with that kind of special day. This post kicks off a series of themed projects that the Pursuit of Craftyness designers have created. We did not discuss the theme [too much] in an effort to encourage our creativity and unique ideas. It's so cool to see how each of us interpreted this challenge.
How would interpret the challenge? We would love for you to participate, so please, jump in! If you decide you're up to the challenge, share a link to your work. Just post a comment & link in any of this week's posts so we can enjoy your creativity, too. Come on...don't be shy!

Miss You Card
Designer: Melanie Douthit

Old: Lil Davis Trinkets and Treasures (metal stickers and alphas)
New: Melissa Frances Patterned Papers
Borrowed: Page Maps July Card Sketch
Blue: Ribbon and buttons
Other Supplies:
Cardstock: Bazzill Basics, Chipboard: Imaginesce, Alpha stickers: Making Memories, Buttons: Basic Grey, Chalk Ink: Clearsnap, Paint: Jacquard

Linda loves to poke around old thrift stores and found an old dictionary with vintage-y pages. She tore pages from the book to create the background & hand cut flowers. She also added some green glass tiny beads she has had for years. The buttons are from a package my mother in law gave me as is the old photo of someone we don't even know - thus a "borrowed" relative.

It's all about the Journey
Designer: Linda Beeson
Old - Vintage dictionary pages, Vintage Buttons, Green Glass beads and old sticker letters
New - Martha Stewart Border punch and Brushstroke Mod Podge
Borrowed - the Vintage photo
Blue - painted canvas with blue paint to start

This layout showcases our very own POC designer, Anabelle, when she was a young thang! :-)

Little Bro'
Designer: Anabelle O'Malley
Old: the photos
New: papers
Borrowed: ribbon (came on a gift package)
Blue: paper
Supplies: Papers-Jenni Bowlin, Making Memories, KI Memories; Felt, Flowers and Brads-Queen and Co.; Stickers-Making Memories, American Crafts; Flowers-Scarlet Lime; Chipboard Tag-KI Memories

Thanks for stopping by and be sure to visit all week for more incredible projects from other POC designers! Oh, and we also have a great tutorial to share, too! See you then!


Annette D said...

Love these ideas. Thanks team!!

PaperCutting Kind of Day said...

Can't wait for more! I want to pull out all kinds of older supplies now!

Keri Lee Sereika said...

WOW! These are all way too fun!!! Linda I totally dig the dictionary pages!!!!

DeeDee said...

WOW, I never thought of using an old books pages to decorate with.....I love all of the projects here....GREAT ideas Ladies!!! TFS!!