Friday, September 11, 2015

ScrapMuch? Sketch-y Friday Time! September 11, 2015

Happy Friday everyone!  It is Sketch-y Friday over at ScrapMuch? and I hope you will play along with us this week.  You can play along using a new sketch that will be posted every Friday and enter your layout over at the ScrapMuch? blog for a chance to win a prize.  A winner will be selected at the end of the month!  All the rules and how to link up your layout(s) are posted on the the ScrapMuch? blog.   Here is this weeks sketch from Laura:

And here is what I came up with:

It is so funny, I have never been much of a sketch person.  So when I joined the ScrapMuch? Design Team, I though how hard can this be?  I can follow directions, I am a bit anal, and I like to scrapbook.  However it became hard for me, at first.  My first few sketches, I followed to the letter.  I would look at my finished layout and I would think, this is not how I do layouts.  Well then enter the "light bulb" moment.  A sketch is a guide to help you try different things in shapes and colors.  It helps you with placement, reminds you to add a title, and makes you remember to journal.  So now all of my completed projects are so me and I am loving the end results!

For this sketch, I turned it upside down!  It worked so much better with my photos and elements and I love the end product.  My papers are Bazzill, Creative Memories, and Me And My Big Ideas.  The circle element was cut with my Cricut Explore, the tag is from Anna Griffins Totally Tags, and the rhinestone flourish is Recollections.  My title is chip board letters by The Paper Studio and I used Rangers black diamond Stickles to cover them.  I matted my photos using Perfect Layers.

I hope you enjoyed my layout!  Please leave me a comment and don't forget to enter your layout using this sketch over at the ScrapMuch? blog.


PinkLadyCarol said...

Cute layout Kim! Love the colors.

Laura said...

Very nice, love the colour combo!

Danielle said...

Such adorable photos!! Great job with the layout, Kim.

Jennifer Earley said...

love the photos!!! great colors and embellies!


Hi Kim, nice layout your paper matches your photos perfectly.

Judy Garrelts said...

Ohhhhhhh I love those photos!!!!! What an awesome layout! Pretty papers and love the bling!
Thanks for sharing,

Ruth Gauss said...

Sweet layout! I love how the colors for the page echo the colors in the photos beautifully!

I used to feel that sketches were confining and it would take me so long to create "original" layouts that were driven by my paper and photos. Now, I love using sketches (I'm a bit addicted) because they allow me to get right to the fun part, picking out the pretty stuff to tell my story!

Thanks so much for sharing! You've done a fabulous job with this sketch!

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