Wednesday, 28 May 2014

Wednesday Words

So now it's time to print the photos from the flying visit of my grandsons and get some scrapbook pages completed.  I found a couple of new to me challenge blogs and thought I'd give them a go.

The first one is 1-2-3 Get Scrappy where you have to choose three in a row from a grid of nine squares - a bit like tic-tac-toe.  So I went straight down the right hand side and used - rectangle shapes, gears or cogs & a blue background.

http://123getscrappy.blogspot.co.uk/2014/05/may-2014-challenge-10.html 

The second challenge is Once Upon A Sketch and this month the theme is 'anything goes'. There is also a journalling requirement for this challenge - never usually a problem for me as I love journalling - but for this layout Iwanted to just jot down the things he's into right now so I'm not sure if it will be considered enough.  But as I loved their sketch and the DT examples, I thought I'd give it a go any way.
 http://onceuponasketchblog.blogspot.co.uk/2014/05/may-challenge.html 
So here's my page:


I started by using a cog mask that has been lurking in my stash for ever - so long I've lost the packaging and have no idea of the make. I picked up on the mustardy yellow and blue from his pyjamas for the inking.

Next I matted the photo on three sides and found some labels for my journalling. I added a bold title and finished the page off with three sets of three sprinkles to draw the eye in. 

Quite a CAS looking page, obviously my card making style is beginning to influence my scrapping too!

Supplies:
Paper: Bazill Basics cardstock
Ailphas: AC thickers, subway
Stamp: daisy bucket
Inks: Staz-On, jet black; SU, pacific point & daffodil delight
Labels: October Afternoon, sidewalks
Embellishments: doodlebug sprinkles, bumblebee & day to day 

So glad you dropped by today, thank you! Don't forget to check out the current AAA Cards game - there's a $20:00 prize up for grabs and a free digi too.

Jane
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7 comments:

  1. OOOH! I don't know who that mask is by either, but it's brill! Great for your page, too.....I really like your list of what your boy likes---we FORGET, so it's great to have them recorded:) Thanks for playing along at OUAS - I'm glad you like our sketches:):) And if you haven’t already done so, you can link this to our Once Upon A…Sketch Facebook Page for a chance at our special FB prize!

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  2. That cog mask is stunning :D I think it is a Prima one isn't it - I have a similar one... grey? Love the CAS approach and that photo. Bril. Thanks for playing along with us at OUAS this month.

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  3. Oh this is just so special, love the simplicity of the layout. Thank you for joining us 123 Get Scrappy

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  4. Great take on both challenges!! I hope you will join us again at 123 Get Scrappy :)

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  5. Love this layout!! Simple and gorgeous! Thanks for joining us at 123 Get Scrappy!!

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  6. Your layout is so beautiful! Love the open space and carefully selected details.
    Less is more! :)
    Thanks for playing with us at 123 Get Scrappy!

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  7. Adorable PJ's ---just settling in and getting cheered up perusing your blog JANE!!!!

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