Thursday, October 15, 2009
October Iron Chef
I was so excited last month to be swapping again I didn't even notice the challenge.. haha. Jess always has a challenge or more for our pages and they are always optional... This month's secret ingredient was ONIONS! We looove onions here, so that was exciting! I had the crockpot category. I got an awesome new slowcooker last Christmas from my mom and have been crockpot obsessed ever since. I made this yummy Southern Chicken & Dumplings while Allison was visiting and she even liked it.
I used Bazzil and Martha Stewart cardstock. My dp is by SU! (I bought tons last fall when I was still a demo). The stamps are all by SU! (except the swirl... that's Autumn Leaves) and the ink. The eyelets came with my crop-a-dile and the tab punch is SU!. Oh, the leaf punch was one I got from Amanda's boss in her big box of supplies she gave me when she quit scrapbooking, lol.
The challenge was to use the Halloween theme without using orange, black, purple, or green as the main colors...and without it being spooky!! Another challenge was to use eyelets, fibers and something transparent. I did use eyelets, but felt anything else on my page would be overkill. I made my own pumpkin template using paint to cut out my recipes.
I am so in love with this whole page... it makes me happy. I was excited to photograph it next to Ella's first pumpkin. Hope everyone loves it as much as I do... such an easy and yummy recipe for fall!!!!