22 May 2017

Love my girl | sketch 306 | By Joefil Cate

Hello scrappy friends
Joefil here today sharing my take on another fabulous sketch by Kristine, sketch 306. Using "she blooms" collection.

-Here's my layout-

-Here is the sketch-

-Here are some of my close up-

I hope you get inspired and play along with us!

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Thank you for stopping by! xoxo

19 May 2017

Webelos by Vivian Lake

Hello and welcome! Today I'm sharing with you my DT layout using Creative Scrappers #306 sketch. This will be my last project with Creative Scrappers as our term comes to a close at the end of this month! THANK YOU SO MUCH KRISTINE!! It has been FUN!!

Without further ado, here it is. Thank you so much for stopping by today!!

My son joined cub scouts this past school year. He is in the Webelos pack #612.

I thought the little fire die cut was perfect!

The title is made using font I purchased for SCAL.

A cluster of Tim Holtz ephemera.
Patterned papers are by ADORNit: Timberland Critters

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16 May 2017

Layout by Nicole Doiron - Sketch #306

Hello!  Nicole here, and it's my turn to showcase my take on sketch #306! 

It's a bittersweet post as it's my last post on the Creative Scrappers blog
as my term on the DT is up.  What a wonderful time I've had creating 
with Kristine's fabulous sketches and alongside an amazing group of ladies!

Here's a reminder of sketch #306:

... and here is my take:

I wanted to go bright and happy for this layout, in celebration of Spring 
which is finally here, and which means that Summer is just around the corner!  

Using a combination of ScrapBerry's Tropics and Mediterranean Dreams collections, 
I was able to create a very fun 'citrus-y layout to go along with this picture of me 
taken 12 years ago on an orange/grapefruit-picking excursion in Orlando, Florida.

I found that the rectangle shapes on the sketch allowed me to play
with different patterned papers and were perfect to do some handmade stitching.

Life is good & sweet, indeed!

I hope I have inspired you to take part in the May challenge
and share with us your take on Creative Scrappers' sketch #306!

Remember to join Creative Scrappers on Instagram @CreativeScrappers
using #creatingwithsketches to show us your creation.

To see more of my creations, visit my blog at: http://scrap-utopia.blogspot.com

A huge THANK YOU to Kristine for letting me part of this fabulous DT!

See you around!  - Nicole :)

15 May 2017

Cuts 2 Luv Team Reveal | Sketch 306

Hello Friends!

We have a special reveal here today !!!
It's the design team gals from Cuts 2 Luv that are showing us some serious talent today ;)

This is our sketch #306

Aren't these ladies full of talent and inspiration! I'm amazed at what these gals can do with a sketch and paper.

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Entries for this month can be linked on our reveal post - Sketch 306

12 May 2017

XO Forever Yours | Majken Pullin, Sketch 306

Hello sketchy friends!

I'm so glad you could stop by today.  So how are you liking the May sketch so far?  There are so many possibilities and you can use up to 6 photos with it! Let's continue the inspiration for Sketch 306.  Today I'm using Simple Stories Love & Adore collection - I just love the colors and they are so springy.  

I really had to use that green flower paper as my base, and I decided it needed a frame.  I offset the frame of white textured cardstock, then I sewed a seam on the inside and ran my finger (carefully!  Who wants a paper cut while crafting?  Not me!  LOL) underneath to give the edge some dimension.

My next step was to position my photos and other rectangles to rearrange them until I liked how they looked.  I created a base for my two photos by mixing Gesso with reinkers.  You don't have to use it just white!  I mixed it until I got the shade I liked and painted it slightly larger than my photos.  

While that dried, I downloaded some of the Love & Adore cut files from the Silhouette store.  I cut out the scalloped heart, the envelope, and "adore".  I placed the heart strips where I wanted them and sewed each one.

From there, it was a matter of placing the photos, journaling, title, and embellishment areas.

Finally I added a corner "anchor" to the top left to give the layout some balance.  I hand-cut the scallops on that one and fussycut a flower bunch from one of the papers.

Don't be afraid to rotate or change up your takes on the sketch in a fun way!  

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Have a great weekend!