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Friday, July 8, 2011

Once Upon A.......Sketch, Sketch Challenge

Hello Everyone,

Well, as I've mentioned a few post ago, I needed to catch up on my scrapbooking. I've managed to get the 4 graduation scrapbooks for my family completed and delivered, but I've only done 1 graduation layout for my scrapbook. I also mentioned, I wanted to be a little more daring with my layout, not my usual plain and simple. With the help of Once Upon A..........Sketch's sketch, I  now have 1 more page completed, and I jazzed this page up a little. Before I get into the details, here's the wonderful sketch I used.

Here's my take on the sketch.

I used my Heartfelt Creations stamps and dies to create the flowers and butterfly (the butterfly was stamped on vellum).  They were both stamped  with VersaMark ink, heat embossed with black embossing power, and colored with Copic markers.

The corner die is also by Heartfelt Creations. I sponged the doily and background with some black ink, and lightly spritz it with some Glimmer Mist, to tone down the white color. I punched the DP with a Martha Stewart punch, and cut out "HAMILTONS" with my cricut and cartridge. The journaling was printed using my laptop and printer, mounted on black cardstock and spritzed with Glimmer Mist. I really liked the way this layout turned out, I may just enter into the Once Upon A......Sketch July Challenge.

Well, that's it for me for now. I will blog with you later. Have a  most fabulous day.


Products Used:
Paper: Recollections' Birdwatching, Yellow and Black; KI Memories Flutter White Lace Card stock
Stamps: Heartfelt Creations' HCPC 3303 Posy Patch Flower, HCPC 3306 Posy Patch Garden Delights, and HCPC 3301 Posy Branch
Dies: Spellbinder's Heartfelt Creations's HCD 701 Posy Patch and HCD 702 Decorative Butterfly/Border; Classic Circles Large
Punch: Martha Stewart Double Arches
Glimmer Mist: Black Magic and Silver Sugar
Copic: Y15,Y13, YG11, YG13
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black
Cricut Cartridge: Storybook


Bente Fagerberg said...

This is lovely. What a great way to remember this sweet moment.
Thank you so much for joining us at OUAS.

Olga said...

Breath taking!!! Love how you used the Heartfelt Creations Stamps and dies, this is gorgoeus!!!!!

Patrice said...

Beautifully designed page...visiting from Once Upon a Sketch!

Yolande (pronounced you-land-a) said...

I LOVE your flowers and butterflies and the way you have made them dimensional by layering them. I also love that you sponged your doilie and background, and your use of glimmermist. Your layout is beautiful..


Just lovely....great use of the Heartfelt Creations1

Mary Jo said...

Regina this is a stunning page. Bringing in your card elements makes this one of those pages to enjoy forever. Beautiful and perfect.

ChristineCreations said...

What a lovely page! Wow! Such great dimension and details! Wonderful picture to celebrate too!

Sue W said...

What a fabulous page Regina! The layout is perfect for your beatiful family picture and such a great way to remember the occasion!

Helen Tilbury said...

I love this Regina! It is one heck of a good-looking layout with such a lovely family photo & journaling. Thanks for playing at Once Upon a Sketch...

Elizabeth said...

This is beautiful! I am in the process of doing 2 graduation scrapbooks myself. I just found your blogand so glad I did! I am a new follower:)http://visionsofpaper.blogspot.com/

Marge said...

This is FABULOUS, Regina -- what a beautiful treasure for all eternity!!! Congratulations on your graduation!!! ;-)

Janie Printz said...

What a beautiful family & turning it into a wonderful scrapbook page makes it a memory for all to enjoy. Those butterflies are just gorgeous. Love them cut out of vellum & all glamoured up.
Hugs, Janie

Olena said...

This is beautiful! Love it! Olena


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