First Day PreK layout – The Paper Variety challenge entry

For this layout, I combined 3 challenges. I used the sketch provided by The Paper Variety for their weekly challenge, a manufacturer challenge on Paper Secrets and a number challenge on Sketches for All (1 ribbon, 2 buttons, 3 patterned papers, 4 flowers, 5 of any bling…I went with pearls). Here’s what I came up with:



October Afternoon Schoolhouse papers
Paper doily
OA diecut stickers
OA diecut alphas
American Crafts solid cardstock
Prima flowers
Bo Bunny buttons
DMC embroidery floss
My Mind’s Eye Lost and Found Trim
Kaisercraft pearls
Tattered Angels shimmer mists
Martha Stewart marker
Inkssentials white pen


Glue Arts Glue Glider Pro PermaTac
Helmar 450 quick dry
Scotch Quick Dry Liquid

The sketch I used for this layout:

If you would like to use this sketch to create your own layout and enter The Paper Variety’s challenge (entries must be submitted by March 22, 2011 noon est), CLICK HERE.

To join the fun challenges on Paper Secrets, CLICK HERE.

To check out the challenges on Sketches 4 All, CLICK HERE.


8 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Amy K
    Mar 19, 2011 @ 18:50:44

    what a cutie! great use of those papers! thanks for playing along with us at TPV!

    • Yara
      Mar 19, 2011 @ 19:42:36

      This layout is so cute! Love your kid photo! and the paper and colors you used! Thanks so much for playing along with us at The Paper Variety!

  2. jan
    Mar 20, 2011 @ 08:30:00

    What adorable photos, Doris! Those Oa papers are perfect for this sketch! Thanks for playing along with us at The Paper Variety!

  3. patti west
    Mar 20, 2011 @ 15:58:06

    CUTE times ten!!! What adorable photos! Love your pp choices and colorful banner. Thanks for sharing w/us at The Paper Variety! 🙂

  4. Theresa Neubaum
    Mar 21, 2011 @ 14:38:13

    what an awesome layout! love the choice of papers. thanks for playing along with us at The Paper Variety.

  5. Shannon
    Mar 22, 2011 @ 10:23:46

    Wonderful layout!!! You did such a great job with the sketch!! Thank you for participating with us at TPV!

  6. Michele Gross
    Mar 27, 2011 @ 15:48:17

    Darling! Super cute pics and the papers are perfect for this layout!

  7. Christie Bryant
    Mar 31, 2011 @ 23:10:08

    What a fabulous idea! The tags are so sweet, love them!

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