Monday, April 22, 2013

MDS Monday # 12

Wow!  It's  hard to believe that another two weeks have gone by!  Today is MDS Monday day again.  This time Holly is our hostess and she has created a very cute sketch, as well as a challenge for us today.  I really like the sketch, the circle highlighting the photo is great.  The added challenge for us is to use the Brush feature.  Here is where i made my mistake :)  I wasn't remembering what the various features were called, so when I read "use the brush feature" I thought "stamp brush" which is what digital stamps are called, and the coloring tool.  So I colored my stamp and thought I meat the challenge.  Then, days later as I am uploading to the blog, I realized my error :(  So Sorry Holly!  I will pay better attention next time!  
Here is the Sketch...

For my page, I used the Razzleberry Splash digital Kit.  This kit comes with lots of pieces.  10 stamps, 4 papers and 86 embellishments!  There is also a pre-made template. #130983 $7.95.
To color my stamp, the swirly circle is from the "No body's Business" kit, I clicked on it, and then clicked on the coloring tool box.  A new window will appear with your stamp in it.  If you need to, you can enlarge your stamp in this box, this is great if your stamp has lots of fine details. 

I colored the outside of the stamp in Night of Navy and the inside Rich Razzleberry.  One last thing I would like to say about this page has to do with the colors I went with.  I was spending a lot of time going through my digi papers looking for group that matched Jillian's Tinker Bell costume.  I couldn't find just the right green.  Finally it hit me, don't use any green, silly!  I went with a fun color that goes nicely with her green costume instead and I am super happy with the results.  So, if your pictures have an odd color, remember that you can do a few things.  You can change your pictures to sepia or black and white.  You can use the recolor tool to change the color of an embellishment and sometimes paper, and use the color matching tool to get the right shade.  Or, you can go with contrasting colors.  I'm sure there are other good choices too, but this is what I came up with.
Ok, now head on over to the MDS Monday blog and see what the other Design Team members came up with!


  1. This is an adorable page, Beth.....I love the action shots in the strip of pictures!

  2. I made the same mistake... you could just claim to have hand-drawn the swirly in freeform.. haha!

  3. Love the kit you used to go along with Tinkerbell! Beautiful page! =)

  4. This is wonderful! I love the brads by each of the words at the top. And the paper clip with the little bow is so sweet.