Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Two-page Week, Part 2

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Two-page Sketch #18


You can download and print this sketch by clicking on the two-page sketches link found under the "printable sketches" tab on the right sidebar.


"I Wanna Go Underwater..." by Allison Davis
Supplies - Cardstock: Bazzill; Patterned paper: Echo Park; Stickers: Echo Park; Alphabet stickers: Echo Park (underwater, fish) and Making Memories; Brads: We R Memory Keepers; Embroidery floss: DMC

• Variation #1 - I had a few vertical photos that I loved and wanted to include on this layout that, thankfully, had room for cropping. I cut them down to 3 x 4 to use in place of one of the 6 x 4 photos on the right page.

On the left page, instead of cropping my photos to 3 x 3 as suggested on the sketch I cropped mine a little larger to 3 1/4. Any smaller than that and I would have been chopping off Jackson's fingers. Since it was such a small difference in size, there wasn't a need for any adjustments.

• Variation #2 - Instead of having a wave pattern cut out of the top of both the strips going across the page I used a strip with a wave pattern on it for the larger one. To add a little extra detail I added hand stitching to a few of the designs.


For the second, smaller strip I cut a wave design from a piece of patterned paper and adhered it with foam adhesive.

• Variation #3 - I moved the embellishment in the top left corner (the sun) down a little next to the "fish" in my title. I used a small splash sticker and a fish sticker to enhance the word "fish" in my title.

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"We Share a History" by Lynette Jacobs
Supply list - Background paper: Bo Bunny; Printed Papers: Websters, Yacht Club; Trims: Websters, Yacht Club; Letters: Websters

• On this layout I replaced the two waves with two different trims.

• I cut the boat and the lighthouse from Websters printed paper and used it as embellishments.



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"Makin' Waves" by Carolyn Wolff
Supply List - Cardstock: American Crafts, Coredinations; Patterned Papers: Karen Foster, Best Creations, Bo Bunny; Die-Cuts: Fancy Pants; Alpha Stickers: Pink Paislee; Adhesive: 3L, EK Success; Brads: unknown; Floss: DMC; Sanding tools: Basic Grey; Template for Stitching: Crafters Workshop; Black Marker: Ultra Fine Sharpie

Variation #1 – I loved the wave pattern on the sketch. We just returned from a week at a cottage and I had lots of photos that would work with a wave. I cut mine from a pattern paper and then layered the striped pattern on top along with the fish die-cuts.


Variation #2 – For the large swirl on the right page, I used a die-cut from Fancy Pants. It worked perfectly with my papers and did all the work for me. I add some die-cut water droplets and some brads for accent.

Variation #3 – I moved my journaling up to the top of the right page. I used a black sharpie and my ruler to draw the lines. I added stickers and a water droplet to finish it off.


Variation #4 – My photos are matted with orange cardstock. They pretty much follow the sketch with the exception of the one in the lower left of the left page. I combined the 2 3x3’s and made it a 3x6 instead.

Variation #5 – I added a black border around my background with the black sharpie and my ruler.

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7 comments:

dawn said...

I enjoyed seeing all 3 layouts today. The two water ones are fun and colorful. The second one is so nice and love the boat.

Allison, nice to see you doing a recent layout for Jackson.

Kathy said...

Great layouts! I love the calm, serenity of the second layout such a contrast to the other two colorful water layouts. All 3 are just amazing:)

The Mancilla Family said...

Wow! Love the colorful LO!

Luv2talk said...

These details are AMAZING. You are all making me feel like a 3rd grader. LOL

Love seeing that focal picture of JACKSON and recognizing it from the other BLOG. Hilarious.

Awesome LOs today. I am humbled. LOL

Christel said...

I love all three layouts today. And all the little details on all of them. :)

fancynan said...

All of the layouts this week have been so inspiring!!! Thanks so much! I took my baby and two visiting nieces to the water park and lake today with a list in my head of how many vertical and horizontal photos I needed! Fun times. Nancy

connie said...

Love all the details on these LO's.