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21 February, 2020

Special Guest Spotlight on Lydia Guijt

Hello friends. Today we're very excited to put the spotlight on a long time entrant to More Than Words challenges, Lydia Guijt! We are great fans of Lydia's and are sure you will love the project she is sharing with us today!

LYDIA: Hello! Thank you so much for inviting me to be a Guest Designer this month. My name is Lydia Guijt and I live in Houston, Texas. I started with paper crafts quite a while ago and find that it's always evolving. That's the fun of it. Learning new techniques, new products, new styles. I love doing layouts using my own pictures and making cards. No project is complete for me without some flowers!

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Here is a reminder of our February Main Challenge:

Word Inspiration:  THE PAST
Creative Challenge:  RUST



Lydia's interpretation of our challenge:
LYDIA: What a great mood board this month. I did not have to think twice on what subject it had to be. This castle (ruine of Brederode) has been featured on more than one of my layouts. As you can see, it's old, 13th century old. It fits THE PAST inspiration perfectly. This castle holds a special place in my heart. Almost 30 years ago I had my wedding pictures taken there and my parents did as well, 58 years ago. I used a RUST technique on all the chipboards for the creative challenge, and rust colored sprays for some added effect. Come join the MTW team, and enter this month's fabulous challenge!




What a stunning layout with so many gorgeous layers and colours!  Lydia's PAST inspiration has us wanting to take a trip to the the beautiful ruine of Brederode and her beautiful RUST pieces are a delight to the eye!

A big THANK YOU to Lydia for joining us as our February Special Guest!

We hope that Lydia's beautiful project inspires you to join us 

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4 comments:

  1. Wow! I bet your wedding pictures are stunning. This layout is so beautiful. Thanks for sharing your work with us this month!

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    1. Thank you Dana. I do still love my wedding pictures. Timeless.

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  2. Wow Lydia - this is amazing and I love the story behind it. How special! Thanks for being our Guest Designer this month :)

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  3. Lydia this is gorgeous as always!

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