Dora Delights layout by Jennifer Grace

Dora Delights (A Layout for a Glitz Design Challenge)

Hello everyone! Today I have a layout to share, which I’ve created to enter the Glitz Design challenge this week (to use Pink + Gold/Silver + Neutrals).

I always love how Glitz have a weekly theme for the projects they share, so it’s fun to join in with it too! The link list for the month is right HERE, where you can add your projects! Here’s mine…

Dora Delights:

Dora Delights layout by Jennifer Grace

This super-pink photo seemed the perfect one to use for this challenge. My daughter was going through a phase where she adored Dora The Explorer, so she got lots of Dora presents for her 3rd birthday, and loved them all!

I used bits from a variety of Glitz collections, including papers from Uncharted Waters, Color Me Happy, and Wild & Free, roller doodles from Raven, washi tape from Hello Friend, and Embellishments from Finnley!

I jazzed-up the edges of my white cardstock using the ‘Triangles’ and ‘Owls’ roller doodles, by stamping them with pink ink and heat embossing with American Crafts Zing ‘Metallic Gold’ and ‘Grapefruit’ powders. I also used gold glitter on an chipboard arrow to make it nice and sparkly:

Dora Delights layout by Jennifer Grace

The owls aren’t particularly significant for the photo, but I like how wide-eyed and innocent they look, to match how young she was:

Dora Delights layout by Jennifer Grace

I tried to drawn on the ‘On This Day’ sticker with a white gel pen, but it wouldn’t dry, so I wiped it off with a baby wipe and used stickers instead:

Dora Delights layout by Jennifer Grace

I had fun adding other embellies like the sparkly bow from Freckled Fawn and the Wood Veneer from Studio Calico too!

What do you think, will you take up the Glitz Design Challenge? Have fun if you do!

See you again soon, Jennifer x

  • Patricia F.

    Great layout! I love the symbolism of the owls and all the layering you did!

    February 8, 2014 at 2:57 pm
  • Love your page. I love the owls and the bow they are so cute.

    February 8, 2014 at 3:11 pm
  • Sarah

    Such a cute pic of little Miss and Dora!! Lovely page – the hot pink and gold looks fab together!

    February 8, 2014 at 3:33 pm
  • Very cute page! Love the stamping on the edges of the paper!

    February 8, 2014 at 6:23 pm
  • A very pretty,girly page.

    February 8, 2014 at 6:36 pm
  • Amy

    Very cute page and even cuter photo!

    February 8, 2014 at 6:36 pm
  • I love how you incorporated the owls. I never have any layout themes that will work with cute things like this so I never know how to use them. This is a good correlation. Thanks for the idea!

    February 9, 2014 at 4:21 am
  • I love the embellishments!

    February 9, 2014 at 7:02 am
  • This is so cute, Jennifer!! Loving the bit of gold you’ve added to it! Thanks for joining us in the Glitz February project challenge!!

    February 15, 2014 at 5:14 pm
  • Amazing layout! These owls look so cute!

    February 26, 2014 at 6:23 pm

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