This month's spotlight is bursting with yummy creations that start off our new year right. There is a great mix of our recent holiday memories, lots of winter fun and some very colorful creations including cards, layouts and even a mini album. We hope you all enjoy, I know the CT did when choosing the beautiful pieces of art.
Gingerbread House Tin and Card by MelissaB
was chosen by milmomma. Brittney just loves how magnificent and frosty these are. The card goes so well to match the house. The snow flakes and bows are so whimsical and awesome!
It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas (NOT) by scrappininAK
was chosen by SarahA. Sarah loved the fun, bright, non-traditional Christmas colors on this Christmas layout. The photo is eye catching, the design is perfect and that scalloped circle is too much fun!
I Am Just Me. by ChrissyTina
was chosen by megamay. Megan loves this sweet page by ChrissyTina because there are so many details and it is just so pretty!
Steph 2010 by neenee
was chosen by Keling. Sara says: "I really love the clustering job here in NeeNee's page. The elements all work together brilliantly and she's done an awesome job with her shadowing as well."
In Just One Year by pne123
was chosen by Anna1972/MC-Designs. Annelies loves this page because the clean look of it, the journaling and the fantastic layering!
Cherry Mini Album by ncokely
was chosen by bluejeans7. Angela totally loves this mini album. I mean......here in "Cherry Land" how can you not? Love how Nancy mixes cherries, trees and flowers for her embellishments on all the pages.
Mad for Books by lorigentile
was chosen by Kimandasmo. Cindy adores this layout by lorigentile. The mix of colors and layered circles is perfect. Very eye-catching. She also loves the touch of polka dots peeking in from behind and the stitching.
Snug as a Bug by sexypeanut
was chosen by ScrapGoo. Jess chose this layout because she is a sucker for round pages! The gorgeous photo is surrounded by delicate doily banners and perfectly distressed details. The warm color scheme is excellent and really adds to the "snug" feeling. Beautiful!
The Long Wait by Susanne_79
was chosen by nun69. Angie chose this LO because it is simply AMAZING! I LOVE the use of the large picture and her journaling tucked in behind the little card.
Captured Memories by scrapperatheart
was chosen by sarahwhithers. Jennifer says this page is amazing! The clustering and layering on it is just phenomenal and the shadowing is perfect! The picture in B&W is a great added touch along with the doodle looking elements. Love everything about it!
Tree Trimmings by Ayla
was chosen by Art_Teacher. Laura M. loves the idea of this layout, showing favorite Christmas decorations and placing the photos in a tree shape makes it even better! All the embellishments are perfectly arranged as well.
SIL by eksteigmeier
was chosen by FairyMouseMom. Egle loves this layout for a few reasons. First, it ends up "featuring" one of our very own Digital Creative Team Members at ACOT. Second, the colors that were used are great. She love the combination of a single color used along with black and white. Third, the journaling is heartfelt. She sure got her message across to Cassie!!!
Kangaroo Snowman by EyesForBeauty
was chosen by Janell. Janell chose this layout because the fun photo and memory that was created with this layout. It's a non traditional snow theme and really beautiful with all the snowflake elements and glitter. The clustering of the larger elements and the addition of the kangaroo photo is fantastic!
Snow Day by BeatrizS
was chosen by MamaK321. Kristianne picks this fabulous layout for the frosty monotone colors gathered neatly in the round design and accented nicely by a few great embellishments.
Dear Friend by lori hairston
was chosen by JulesinParadise. Jules loves this beautifully soft card by Hairston called, "Dear Friend". The stamping work is exquisite and the colors so lovely.
Coffee Date by averys_mom
was chosen by Laura Fiore. I adore this one by Avery's_mom...the crispness, the color combo, the perfect photos...I love it all!
Love grows in happy homes by Char4355'
was chosen by JanetM. Janet really likes this card for all the details on it, great cheerful colors and all the layers. The little house on it is really cute.
Cuba by MadScrapperToo
was chosen by Dianedi. Diane loves this layout for the fabulous and bold use of color, terrific layering, and the doodling! Incredible work!
Buried by Bethie
was chosen by Smiley-Scrap8. Ronny says "this layout caught my eye right away, first the beautiful blue and then amazing design with circles. The page flows so well with the combo of circle frames, snowflakes and the snowman to top it off. Well done!"
Thanks to everyone for making the gallery here at ACOT the inspiring place it is. Keep showing off that beautiful work and Happy New Year!!
Congrats to everyone, you really all do fantastic work!!
Gorgeous work . Congrats everyone !!!