Choose Happy – No Photo layout for Sketchy Thursdays

This month on the Paper Secrets forum, I am hosting the color challenge. Now that Christmas has just passed and it’s New Years (and Winter here in the US), I have shimmery metallics in my head. Gold goes so well with traditional or vintagy Christmas colors and silver goes so well with blues, whites, and Wintery papers.

My January challenge for you is to scrap a page, card or altered project using GOLD OR SILVER on it! You don’t need to use both. Just Gold Or Silver on your paper based project and upload to the PS gallery by Jan 31, 2012.

For my example for the challenge, I used the current Sketchy Thursdays sketch for inspiration. With my goals for 2012 in mind, I went with a no-photo layout and used Melody Ross pp’s and chipboard pieces. I also adapted this layout to the canvas on my previous post.

Here’s what I came up with for the Sketchy Thursdays challenge:

Here’s the wonderful ST 12.29 sketch I used:

To play along with the Sketchy Thursdays challenge, CLICK HERE.

To play along with the Paper Secrets color challenge I’m hosting, CLICK HERE.


Little Builder – Scrap Whispers challenge entry

I created this layout for Challenge 88 on the Scrap Whispers site. It is a “Forgotten Treasures” challenge. Here’s what it says on the post: “This week is all about that forgotten stash you have hidden in the bottom of a dark drawer. Drag out something you’ve had for ages and just not managed to use despite maybe staring at it on a few occasions. Use it! Could be weird coloured ribbon, enormous stickers, ugly patterned die-cuts. Alter it if you like, just use it!”

Digging through my stash, I found this Creative Imaginations paper. I have no idea when it is from. All I know is that when I first started scrapping, I bought a huge lot of paper from someone who was getting rid of their stash since they were no longer into papercrafting. I figured it would be perfect for this challenge!

Here’s what I did with it:


Creative Imaginations Marah Johnson paper
American Crafts green cardstock
Gold foil doily
Webster’s Pages Storytellers alphas
Sakura brush tip marker


Glue Arts Glue Glider Pro PermaTac

If you’d like to enter a Scrap Whispers challenge, CLICK HERE.