Monday, August 1, 2011

Frosted Designs Sketch Along Tuesdays Sketch #20

I really love this sketch.  It was quite a challenge for me to create this page.  I'm kind of new at using sketches so I haven't quite learned to interpret it and make it my own quite yet but I'm learning a lot and trying lots of new techniques as I create my layouts.  This one was a lot of fun - it took me about 6 hours to create because I just kept coming up with more ideas.

First thing is the background design on the left was done with my Stampin Up Stampin Around tool and then I used clear embossing powder and heat embossing to give it some texture. I used my Tim Holtz distress inks in Tea Dye and Antique linen on almost all the elements and the patterned paper.

The ribbon slide was made from a recycled soda can that I ran through my cuttlebug using my Spellbinders Nestabilities Labels 4 and cut slits out with my craft knife. The grommet on the tag (left of photo) came from some scrapbook packaging.

The element in the upper right hand corner was a piece of cardstock that I used a Kaiser Craft rub-on on and then printed the info on vellum and adhered it.

On to the digital elements. I wanted a dance card instead of a bingo card and I didn't have a ticket either so I created them in Photoshop using the Design House Digital Kit - Jen Allyson's Vintage Findings - Black and Cream.

Other items used include: Bazzill Cardstock - Stonehenge, Patterned Paper: K & Co. Teal Floral & Letter Flat paper. Prima Flowers, Butterfly sticker by La Petites - Paper Studio, Buttons by American Crafts, Stampin Up! Chocolate Chip Ink,  Stampedous Clear Embossing Powder, Marthat Stewart Eyelet Lace Punch.


  1. This is just GEORGOUS! You rocked the sketch- the photos of your granddaughter are stunning and love everything on your layout :) Thanks for taking the time to join us at Sketch Along Tuesdays...

  2. Wow! Great layout. I love the details you give on all of the products. I'm tempted to try the soda can trick!

  3. I love your layout! You did a great job with the sketch and all your creative accents. Thanks so much for playing along with us at Frosted Designs.

  4. Wow, so much time and detail put into this layout- and it shows! Great photos- love the pop tab idea!! Thanks so much for joining us for Sketch Along Tuesdays at Frosted Designs~
    Erin B

  5. Stunning lo!I love the colors, the flowers and the stamping.
    Thank you for playing with us at Frosted Designs.

  6. Sweet layout and adorable pictures!!! Thanks for joining us at Frosted Designs Sketch Along Tuesdays Challenge!!!