Thursday, May 30, 2013

My First Sketches In Thyme Reveal!

This was such a fun layout to make!  Check out this cool double-page sketch from Sketches in Thyme:
I decided to scrap with these photos from last summer that I had printed a while ago, and stuck with the sketch pretty closely:
I used some great new papers from Simple Stories, 24/7 - love these, they're so bright and cheery!  I cut up one of the strips to use as the title, and I cut out a journaling card to use in the bigger photo spot.  The polaroid frames were cut using my Cameo on plain cream cardstock, then I inked them red to make them pop!
A bit of mist in the corners (Dylusions Postbox Red) and some stickers, ribbon, and washi tape finish off the design!
Funny how I can make it sound like I just whipped this layout up in 10 minutes, but honestly, it was sitting out on my kitchen bar for about two weeks!  Well, I do hope you'll join in with this sketch challenge, but there are some other great sketches at Sketches in Thyme this month, too - linking up for any of them will get you in our draw.  Good luck!


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  1. Fabulous layout Roxy! I love your honesty! It is all too easy to post a pic and waffle a bit about the layout once it is finished, and not admit to the struggle behind it! You are not alone! I think probably most of us struggle at least some of the time, just don't always say so! I know I do! Also loving your new papers, they are indeed very happy, cheerful papers :)

    Hugs, Carole xxx

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  2. Great sketch!!! It's perfect for when you have a bunch of pics you want on one layout! I really like Simple Stories, they make things so easy (: Love the little strips you used along the edges, perfect way to use some of that washi tape I have been collecting (: Have a great weekend!!

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  3. Lovin your take on the sketch!This is one two pager I might even play along with! It's been so long since I've done a double I'm a little nervous to do one!! I think I've been inspired though! Hope all is well with you and your family in your new place!

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  4. love your layout Roxy!! It is nice to get pictures done that you have printed a while ago hey!! I did a few layouts this weekend too but not as nice as yours! :)

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  5. Fantastic take on the sketch Roxy! I am a big Simple Stories fan (if you've been on my blog lately I've been waxing all poetic about their I Heart Summer line - SOOOO yummy!! But I digress ...) Great job making those Polaroid frames and then colouring them to match your layout. So clever. I have really got to use my Cameo more. I kind of go on a Cameo stint and then it sits idle for weeks. Sigh. most expensive paper weight EVER!! :)

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