Monday, March 7, 2011

Two-page Week, Part 1

The creative team has made so many great layouts off this sketch that I can't wait to jump right in and get to showing them. Today, the three layouts have all followed the sketch pretty close with a few minor adjustments based on the designer's own style and the different elements they chose to use.

Two-page Sketch #10

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"GMa Rolls" by Suzanna Lee
Supplies - Cardstock: Bazzill; Patterned paper: Basic Grey, Cosmo Cricket, and Scenic Route; Stamp: Prima; Alphabet stickers: Cosmo Cricket, MM; Chipboard: Heidi Swapp; Brads: MM; Flowers: Buzz & Bloom, MM

1.) I used the flowers with circle letters as their centers in place of the stars. Though I did hand stitch the tic tac toe grid as the sketch has, how could I not?!

 2.) Rather than the three 2x2 photos at the bottom of the layout, I used the recipe card for the rolls. The card is originally white so I had to use distress ink to "age" it a bit.

3.) That striped strip across the page always seems to float to me so to ground it a bit, I used the brads and snipped the ends.

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"Carnaval" by Mireille Divjak
Supply list - Cardstock: Bazzill; Patterned paper: Three Bugs in a Rug (Cloe line: bloomers, sloe stripe, mini florals); Element stickers: Three Bugs in a Rug (Cloe); punch: Fiskars; Alphabets: American Crafts (Thickers: shoebox glitter pink); pens: American Crafts and Sakura; Waxed cord: blue bird; Buttons: Tessa Ann; Ink: Vivid and Colorbox

Carnaval arrived ( I don't know how you call that in English. Mardi Gras?) Amber wanted to dress up as a princess. She got to wear "real make up". She went to her first "big kids carnaval party " in the evening and danced with a real princess. Princess Carnaval!
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"Always in the Dirt" by Allison Davis
Supplies - Cardstock: Bazzill; Patterned paper: My Mind's Eye; Alphabets: Prima (always), Scrap Within Reach (dirt) and unknown (in, the); Brad: My Mind's Eye; Word stickers: 7Gypsies and Scrap Within Reach;  

Variation #1 - I only had four pictures I wanted to use for this layout so instead of having three 2 x 2 photos on the bottom, I used one picture cut to 6 x 2 1/2. It worked out perfectly that the one picture I had left was a horizontal photo and would fill in the space for those three pictures.

The photo is split between the two pages. Usually, I wouldn't recommend splitting a picture but since it's not the focal photo and it's not split across an important part of the picture, like a face, I was okay with doing it.

Variation #2 - The stars in the grid ended up being slightly larger than the sketch suggests. There was a little bit of extra room in that space where the grid is so it all worked out.



Sue Bone said...

Love the stitched grid. All loaded onto my ipad for this weekend's crop.

Leslie said...

This 2-page sketch layout is awesome! I can't wait to see what I can do with it!

dawn said...

I like this sketch. The grid is my favorite. I like that all 3 of the l/o are different with the grids. Great job to everyone. Can't wait to see tomorrows.

Jill Sarginson said...

great pages everyone!!

scarthur said...

Love all of the "grid" options! Gorgeous pages ladies!

Luv2talk said...

I like the clean look of the white base you usually use, but it's always fun to see how these sketches look with some color behind them. Nice twist!

Glynis said...

Love the stitched grid on this sketch! This is a fun must try :O)

mustangkayla said...

Wow...lovin' everyones takes on the faboo sketch!

Shari Thurman said...

I love them all. Great sketch.

COScraps said...

Love the sketch. This one I can't wait to use!