Saturday, February 18, 2012

This looks a little sketchy....

I love using sketches. I was over at http://www.sketchsupport.com/ looking for a little inspiration. They have great online sketches that anyone can use (and they also have books that they sell chock full of them).  Anyway, their 2-pager #24 called to me because it was all 4x6's pretty much, so a nice quick and easy one. Yeah right.

Here's what I started with:


Yup.... that's my mess of a desk. So much for my New Year's resolutions...

Anyway, this was really what I started with:



And I ended with this, created for Scrapbook Queens:


I've been going a little crazy with my Cameo lately, but I love cutting out shapes and laying patterned paper within them. This time, I used Bella Blvd patterned paper. It's got flowers on it, but the blues and greens I felt were good "nature" colours to go with the boys outside at summer camp. I also cut out some script letters. I love the "Suzie's Hand" font. One of my favourites.

I scooped up some Candi from the store (it JUST came in). They're little circles of paper, but totally look like brads. Don't be surprised to see them on almost everything I make in the near future.


And I'm loving these wooden letters (Pink Paislee). I normally paint things like this, but they look great as is.


The last thing worth noting... a little cut out bunny ears as a nod to Cooper's tendency to do this behind Nathan's head in every photo opportunity. Attaboy.


Materials: sketch by sketchsupport.com, cardstock - Bazzill Basics (Two Scoops), patterned paper - Bella Blvd, vellum - World Win, silver dots - Craftwork Cards Candi (regal silver), font - Suzie's Hand, wooden letters, Pink Paislee (Expressions Wood Shop)

9 comments:

  1. Love the hexagons! That is a really great LO!

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  2. Those hexagons are fabulous. I remember when Creative Memories had a punch for those...wish i had bought it!

    Love the colours and the wooden letters too.

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  3. Beautiful page, love the hexagons and then all the texture with the embossing.

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  4. Fabulous take on the sketch Rona! and I gave up on my desk long ago!

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  5. Lovely layout! I love the wooden alpha!

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  6. Love the way you cut the honeycomb paper for the background! Great page.

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  7. Love the 2 pagers and that honeycomb detail up top is great!

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  8. This looks great! Your photos are pretty cute too!

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