Monday, 11 March 2013

March Counterfeit Kit challenge 2 - Vera Bradley

When I saw the second CK challenge this month I was a very happy girl, I love Vera Bradley bags!!
Although many find the vibrant and colourful mixed paisley patterns a little over the top, I think there should be at least one VB bag in every girl's wardrobe, just for fun.
I bought my first VB bag in about 2007 the pattern is called Emily and has since been retired. I use it as a catchall for my toiletries and it really comes in useful when I travel.
A few days ago I purchased a large hipster bag on ebay, it should be here any day now.
The pattern is a mix of blue, pink & lilac paisleys on a black background.
It is also a retired pattern (2011) and although the VB site lists it as a winter design I think it's fab and love the name "Symphony in Hue"!


This is the page I created from my "Knickerbocker Glory" counterfeit kit for the VB challenge, using 3 patterned papers, washi tape, wood alpha's (gessoed & inked) and Teresa Collins embellie & enamel dots.



10 comments:

  1. The bag is gorgeous and so is your page. Love the little detail at the top corner.

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  2. Awesome take on the challenge! Using a VB challenge to scrap your VB bag....brilliant!

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  3. Beautiful Maggie - I love the colours :)

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  4. Clever use of PPs and the take on the challenge is ace!

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  5. great idea to scrap your love of those bags for your album.

    I've never come across them before but they do look fun.

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  6. Great job with the challenge. And how about that - using photos of VB IN the challenge!?!! Excellent!

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  8. How cool to have a Vera Bradley page for the VB challenge! The bag looks very cool. I love the washi tape on your layout! x

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