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MM7 - Bobbi

 

One thing I love about the Mosaic Moments technique is its simplicity and the ability to accommodate so many design options. This is our seventh design team challenge and I chose Page Pattern 64. Because of an overly busy schedule, I didn’t get to this project until the evening of March 8th, the day (evening) after we returned from Stamp, Scrap and Art Tour in Ocean City, MD. One of the convention organizers (Kathy) has this gorgeous Macaw parrot named Bobbi. Last year I got stunning photos of her with her precious pet. What better way to show off our Bahama paper than to use an exotic bird whose coloring seems to be the inspiration for this color set?

 

I even managed to incorporate all the optional elements this time:

  • I downloaded the letters and journaling element from Snapcrop.
  • I wrote a note on the journaling element about my intentions to use Bobbi as my coloring model for a Macaw stamp that I purchased.
  • I used crystal heart stickers to accent the story.
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    I used The Paper Cut Sour Apple and Lemon Drop paper for my mats. I love it when a plan comes together. I'm still having some photo issues which I hope will be solved once I get some clear space on my floor. But that's a story for another time.

    Shared by Diane Cook on April 9, 2013 | Memory Date: April 9, 2013
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    What a great color combination! Love the photos and Bobbi is awesome! Great job!
    Posted By: Heather Cartland  |  April 19, 2013 at 1:50 am   
    The green and yellow work very well with the bahama blue. I really like how you used the lined paper over the tiles. Of course the main subject is fabulous. You can't go wrong with those colors. Love it.
    Posted By: Dale Hill  |  April 18, 2013 at 2:22 am   
    Thanks so much for your encouragement.
    Posted By: Diane Cook  |  April 12, 2013 at 12:14 pm   
    What a beautiful bird! Love the layout :)
    Posted By: Julie Oconnor  |  April 12, 2013 at 1:53 am   
    We have a parrot!!!!! His name is Andy! What a great idea to do a page about the parrot! He looks just like ours!!! The color goes so well! Very nice, creative job!
    Posted By: Shannon Nixson  |  April 11, 2013 at 11:01 pm   
    I love parrots and you are right, the coloring matches perfectly!!! Great job!
    Posted By: Billi Glenn  |  April 10, 2013 at 5:51 am   
    Love the way the colors all mesh wonderfully! And your photos are fine! I like your accent colors. What a great inspiration for this challenge, too! The crystal stickers really add a nice touch too. Great job!!
    Posted By: Lori Hanson  |  April 10, 2013 at 3:27 am   
    Bobbi's colors could inspire a few grid and tile choices but was a good match for this challenge! Looks like Bobbi kept you well entertained!!
    Posted By: Andrea Fisher  |  April 9, 2013 at 9:40 pm   
    The colorful bird and the Bahama Blue grid are a fabulous match. :)
    Posted By: Tami Potter  |  April 9, 2013 at 3:00 pm   
         

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