Sunday, March 22, 2015

Layouts and challenges OH MY!

What better way to get some pages done and spark your creativity than to find some great great challenges. 
The first challenge  I used for these layouts was 
 Picture This 2 Photos + dark background + butterfly 
Well for two pictures I found this sketch from Sketch N Scrap  Sketch 76,  
I found these two adorable pictures of my granddaughter Brittany who is 3.  
I choose a brought flower paper which had some black in it to match to pop against the black background.  The pink and blue punched pieces were done using Martha Stewart Punches.  I used the cutoff edge of tiny flowers down on the bottom of the page.  Added a bright pink doily, some inked chipboard butterflies and fussy cut flowers from the paper.  These are pop dotted in two layers to give dimension  The title smile is in black from Silhouette America and I then offset it in white.  The last little added touch is a pink butterfly paper clip.  



This sketch is by Lisa Hidy for Sketch N Scrap  Sketch 76

For the second page since I like double pages most of the time I found a three picture sketch at
I liked the polka dot border of the sketch so I found some white with black polka dot paper and then mounted a piece of Black Bazzil to it.  Next I used the backside of the flower paper I used in the first layout.  Cutting on the border lines to make the top edge and the flowers where the arrows are.  I then found some cute journaling cards and word stickers for the thoughts card and the title.  The flowers are again fussy cut from the paper and some are pop dotted for dimension 
Here is the lovely sketch from Page Maps at Let's Capture Our Memories- Sketch 113

So now I have an adorable two page matching layout using two different sketches 
and some fun paper.  
Thanks for looking and would love to hear your comments.  

23 comments:

  1. Wow! Stunning pages! Love the bright colors on the dark background! Thanks for joining us at Sketch N Scrap!

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  2. Beautiful page! I love the dark background with the bright colors! Of course, adorable pictures!! She is a cutie! Thanks for joining us at Sketch N Scrap!

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  3. Beautiful colors against that dark background. thanks so much for joining us at PT!

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  4. I love the colors against the dark background, they really make the photo's pop! Thank you for joining us at Picture This!

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  5. Gorgeous pages. Thanks for playing at Picture This.

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  6. Your layouts are fabulous Suzanne. I love the papers you used on these layouts, so bright and just beautiful. Hugs, Brenda

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  7. Great takes on the sketches! Thanks for sharing with Sketch~N~Scrap!

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  8. I love the LO's I really like the first one with the dark background paper.

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  9. Lovely pages! Thank you for joining us at Sketch N Scrap.
    Surama

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  10. Love the bright colors against the dark background! Great job! Thanks for joining Picture This Challenges!

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  11. Brittany is so adorable in those photos! love the MS punches!-Adorable all around! thanks for join gin at PICTURE THIS!

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  12. Such a pretty layout! Great take on the challenge. Thank you for joining us at Picture This!

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  13. Gorgeous take on the sketch challenge! LOVE the bright colors on the black background and adorable photos! Thanks for playing along with us at Sketch N Scrap! :)

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  14. Beautiful layout!
    Thank you to joining us at Sketch N Scrap!

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  15. So pretty, I love the contrast between the bright colors & the black!!! Thank you for playing with us @Picture This!

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  16. Beautiful subject, the papers/colors compliment her well. Thanks for joining us at sketch n scrap!

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  17. fun page! Nice job with the Picture This challenge

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  18. So adorable and what perfect bright and girly papers! Thanks for playing along with us at Sketch N Scrap. xx

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  19. What a lovely, bold and fun layout! Thanks for joining us at sketch n scrap!

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  20. Beautiful page! Love the adorable photos and colors against the dark background. Thanks for joining us @ PT.

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  21. I love the bright pattern paper on the black cardstock! Thank you for joining us at sketch n scrap!

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  22. This is such a bright and cheery page, I love the papers along with those super fun flowers. Thanks for joining us at LCOM.
    -Cher

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  23. Such a sweet page! I agree with Lydia - I think the black background with the bright papers is simply stunning. I am so glad you joined us this month at Sketch N Scrap!

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