Sunday, April 19, 2015

"Snap Happy" for Let's Get Sketchy

So this morning I woke up and I knew I had tons of cleaning and boring chores that should probably be done, but I just wanted to scrapbook!  I haven't produced any pages in about three weeks, and that is just way too long for me, I've decided.  

I broke out my brand new, but so very late in the game, April Counterfeit Kit, and some newly printed photos to make this page:
I used this sketch from Let's Get Sketchy:

And I also took the time to take some photos of my process!  Would you like to know how I made this page?  Well, step one involves a stencil and three colours of Dylusions spray:
Then rather than wash the ink on the stencil down the sink, I pressed it inside my Dylusions journal to start a new background:


Hmmm, not sure what I'll do with that, but I love it just the same!

Next, two strips of washi down the side of the page:
And then figure out what's going to how where:
Add in some arrow stamps, journaling, and gold accent bits, and call it done!

Here's a close-up of the journaling, telling a bit about how we ended up going for sushi with y parents:
And another close-up of some of the accents:

Hope you enjoyed this look into my scrapbooking process today!  I sure had a lot of fun getting inky while making this page!  Thanks for stopping by!!!


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15 comments:

  1. That background is beautiful! So pleased you decided to create a lovely layout! Housework waits until I am desperate!! LOL! Thanks for joining our challenge at LGS :)

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  2. your stencilled background is awesome! what a gorgeous mix of colours and the stencil is just wonderful

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  3. Awesome page. love the stencil work. Thanks for playing at LGS.

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  4. You made this look so easy - I have serious ink anxiety, lol!
    Love how Nana's shirt pops against those hot colors.

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  5. Great page!! I love your background work & your colors! Thank you for playing with us @LGS!

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  6. I love your spray work on the background!
    The gradation of 3 colors is stunning:)
    Thanks for sharing it with us at LGS!

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  7. WAO!
    Beautiful background.Wonderful.
    Thanks for joining in at Let's Get Sketchy.

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  8. Great take on the sketch. Love your background work. Thanks for playing along with us at Let's Get Sketchy.

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  9. I LOVE that background! Thanks for playing at Let's Get Sketchy.

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  10. The chores can wait - sometimes you just have to strike when the inspiration hits! Cute page - I really like what you did with the stencil!

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  11. Wonderful take on the sketch, thanks so much for joining us at LGS!

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  12. Great layout and also a great take on the sketch. Love the background stenciling.

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  13. Ohhhhh this is gorgeous! LOVING the colors!!!!!!! Thanks for playing at LGS :-)

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  14. Awesome background work and great take on the sketch! Thanks for joining us at LGS :)

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  15. Your spray work really does make the page - well scrapped!!

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