Tuesday, 25 January 2011

Sketchy Thursdays 1.20

I am really enjoying joining in with the sketch challenge blogs at the moment. They have really given my mojo a boost! And here's me thinking, not that long ago, that the only sketches around were PageMaps!!! Although, I do and always will have a special place in my heart for PageMaps...

Anyway, on to this weeks sketch over at Sketchy Thursdays.

This is Tom in the treetops at Rothiemurcus, near Aviemore. He was quite at home up in the trees, and even did the course by himself a second time, as his poor Mum was quite frazzled after her experience round the course. I am not good with heights. But I try to overcome my fears for the sake of a family activity...

I used Jillibean Soup and American Crafts papers, and Kraft cardstock. I stamped leaves on the kraft cardstock using a PaperTrey Ink stamp and Versamark ink, just to give it a bit more interest. The circle tag was made with my Making Memories tag maker, and the alpha stickers for the title are from PaperMania. I found some suede/leather thread in my ribbon box as an alternative to the ribbon in the sketch. I used some foam pads to raise up the tag, one of the photos and the journalling to add some dimension.

I'm having a day off from being poked with needles today - yesterday it was blood being taken for tests (3 vials of the stuff, must have been at least half a pint LOL) and tomorrow I have the dreaded dentist, and I need a filling done, so that's more needles for an anasthetic. Not looking forward to tomorrow at all...

TTFN


xxxx

16 comments:

Mary Pat Siehl said...

great take on the sketch! love that jillibean soup!

mborrero said...

love those greens. and how you did the "high"

Sandra said...

what gorgeous layouts, and a great way to take your mind of the more "horrid" things. Good luck tomorrow

Jenna Upson said...

love this LO X great colours

Sharla said...

Great papers and I love your take on that sketch! I think I'll have to play with that one too!

Tracy said...

Such a fun layout.
I am not the best with hieghts either.

Pam W. said...

Great layout!! Love the colors you chose and the pictures as well.

Danielle said...

Nice layout. Like the colors and the stamping of the background.

Tammy said...

Love this! I really like the subtle stamping in the background. Love the papers and everything. Very well done.

Tammy
http://www.yourmemoryconnection.com

ScrappnBee said...

Love the Layout! The pics are awesome, and the colors coordinate fabulously! Sorry about the needles (I hate the dentist!).

robindefender said...

Love your take on the sketch.

Jimjams said...

Love this page - especially the stamped leaves and the leather(?) cord to wrap the photos - super stuff!

lisa said...

Love this page. Great texture x

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

Loveeeeeeeee this!! AWESOME photos and loving the leaves in the background! Thanks sooooooooooooo much for playing along with Sketchy Thursdays!! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

Jeanet said...

I love your stamping on the kraft background! Beautiful photo's and papers! Thanks so much for playing along with Sketchy Thursdays!

Keshet said...

This is fabulous--design, colors, everything!