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Creativity Boot Camp - Day 11

I can't believe that there are only a few days left of the Creativity Boot Camp. I'm also really pleased with how the girls at work have got behind it as well, each day they ask me what the random word prompt is and then they throw ideas out to help. It's been fun. Today's word was hush. The first thing that came to mind was a sleeping baby, but I have already used a baby. I thought about taking a photo of the office where our developers work, its like a library in there. Then suddenly it came to mind, I remember when I was small if my Mum wanted us to be quiet she would purse her lips and put her finger over them. We had a vote and decided Hannah had the best lips. After she had put some lipstick on and stuck her nail back on, this is what we got.
I didn't have the SLR camera with me so I had to use my new 'go everywhere' camera, I'm quite pleased with it though.
For the card makers amongst you here is another of the handbag cards which I made for a Craftwork Cards kit that was featured on QVC.


Anesha said…
Great photo and love your idea! Lovely bag card as well. Thanks for your lovely comment. Anesha
Jamie said…
What a sassy photo - the pink lipstick is the perfect touch
krissilugbill said…
love the picture! this is what i envisioned as well when i thought of hush! that handbag card is awesome!

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