If you read my last POST, you know that it included a list of New Year's resolutions. What is Resolution No. 2? It is to apply for manufacturer design teams. And a favorite manufacturer of mine just happens to be having a DESIGN TEAM CALL right now. If you guessed I am talking about LILY BEE, you would be correct! I am a girl who loves to layer patterned papers - the more the better - and Lily Bee makes that super easy for me to do. And the different collections always seem to work well together, which makes it easy to use up leftover scraps - something that appeals to my frugal little heart! This layout is a perfect example of that and it represents everything that I love about scrapbooking - fussy cutting, sewing, using leftover bits and pieces off my worktable, and recording an everyday memory with one of my children that makes me happy!
As soon as I saw the patchwork pinwheels, I knew I would be cutting them out and sewing on them. Some of the pinwheels just have sewing around them (directly on the paper). But I wanted more depth to several of them so I cut out additional pinwheel shapes and used pop-dots to attach them over the pinwheels already on the paper.
I also added a little doodling because...well, I couldn't resist!
Do I find it scary to apply to a manufacturer design team like Lily Bee? Well, maybe not scary, but certainly
intimidating! After all, nobody likes to be told they aren't good enough for something - especially by a company whose products they like so much. BUT - like my grandmama used to say, "you know for sure the answer will be no if you don't try." So I am going for it and adding a checkmark to my 2014 checklist at the same time. Wish me luck!