I Miss…Moments Like This – Layout for Once Upon a Sketches and Paper Secrets

Today is the first day of the Paper Secrets Birthday Bash celebration! There will be games, challenges and prizes all weekend long! So stop on by for some crafty inspiration, challenges and fun! 😀

For this year’s event, I have the honor of starting things off with our first challenge. I created this Tic-Tac-Toe board for the challenge:

All you need to do to enter is select 1 row, column or diagonal line of boxes and use those items on your project. You may choose to create a layout, card, mini album or altered art piece. Then upload your NEWLY created project to the PS Gallery with the KEYWORD “TTT” by 11:59 pm PDT on Tuesday, April 3rd for your chance to win a $20 e-gift certificate to the Paper Secrets Store!

For my example for this challenge, I decided to combine the challenge criteria with the sketch and journaling prompt at Once Upon a Sketch. The current theme is “I miss…” so I created this layout about how we miss cuddling with Matthew as he napped as a baby. Out of all of our children he loved to cuddle the most and often napped in one of our arms. Though Christian is still a tot, he rarely ever wants to do that and doesn’t tend to sit still long enough for it to happen. Madison is the only other child that liked to cuddle until she fell asleep, but that was only until she learned to walk at 10 mths. For the Tic-Tac-Toe part of the challenge I selected the first column from the board (patterned paper, border punch and chipboard) and here’s what I came up with after I rotated the sketch counter-clockwise:

Materials:

Authentique Genuine pp
Authentique Genuine diecut alphas and stickers
Dusty Attic lasercut chipboard
acrylic paint
Faber Castell Gelatos
Tattered Angels Glimmer Mist

Adhesives:

Helmar 450 Quick Dry
Helmar Premium Craft Glue
Helmar Liquid Scrap Dots

Tool:

Fiskars border/edge punch

The fab sketch from Once Upon a Sketch:

This is how the sketch looks rotated for my layout:

TFL!

One of a Kind – dt Layout for Let’s Capture These Sketches #125

This week at Let’s Capture These Sketches, we got to work with a wonderful sketch by JJ Sobey! For my take on it, I decided to rotate the sketch 90 degrees counter-clockwise.

Through the summer, we let the kids camp out in the living room on the hottest days since their bedroom turns into an oven. With so many kids spread out in the one room, it can be a challenge to find a spot where you won’t be disturbed. Matthew decided that the cabinet under the TV in the entertainment center (we’d removed the doors when M&M were toddlers) would be the perfect place to get cozy.

Here’s my take on Sketch #125:

Materials:

Authentique Genuine papers
Authentique Genuine stickers
Elle’s Studio tags
cardboard
acrylic paint
Tattered Angels Glimmer Mist

Adhesives:

Helmar Premium Craft Glue
Helmar Zap Dots

Sketch #125:

Here’s the sketch the way I rotated it for my layout:

TFL!

Handsome – Layout for Sketchabilities and STTG #2

Sketchabilities #66 features a gorgeous sketch by Karan Gerber. I decided to combine the sketch w/my dt work for STTG‘s second challenge. STTG’s March challenge has 3 tiers. From a list of 4 colors, 4 embellishments, 2 shapes and 2 techniques, you select a specified number from the categories for each level to complete your project. Here’s my take on level 3 of the STTG challenge using the Sketchabilities #66 sketch:

Materials:

Crate Paper Sweet Branch pp
Webster’s Pages pp (the cream damask)
WP lace from 2 collections
Dusty Attic chickenwire chipboard
DA butterfly chippie
DA Cameo ribbon slide
DA mini word
Kaisercraft diecuts
ZVA creative rhinestones
Prima flowers
Viva Decor Pearl Pen
Acrylic paint
Tattered Angels Glimmer Mist
Distress Ink
Doily

Adhesives:

Helmar Premium Craft Glue
Helmar 450 Quick Dry
Helmar Liquid Scrap Dots
Helmar Zap Dots

Sketchabilities Sketch #66:

TFL!

Layout and Card for Paper Secrets Challenges and Scrap It With a Song

This week, I combined my layout for the SYAO2 sketch at Paper Secrets with the current Scrap It With a Song challenge. The first song for March at SIWAS is “Dreams” by The Cranberries and I took the part in the lyrics where is says, “impossible to ignore” for my title. Here’s what I came up with for the sketch while incorporating the song:

Materials:

My Mind’s Eye Abbey Road pp
MME Abbey Road diecuts
MME Abbey Road trim
October Afternoon buttons
American Crafts cardstock
American Crafts Thickers alphas
distress ink
White sharpie
black pen by Marvy

Adhesives:

Helmar Premium Craft Glue
Helmar Zap Dots
Helmar Liquid Scrap Dots
Helmar 450 Quick Dry

Tools:

Fiskars border punch

This is the card I created for the current CYAO progressive challenge at Paper Secrets:

Materials:

MME Stella and Rose 6×6 pp
MME Stella and Rose diecut
Fiskars stamp
Stazon ink
seam binding

Adhesives:

Helmar Quick Fix Adhesive Runner
Helmar 450 Quick Dry

TFL!

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