Tuesday, 15 March 2011

GYSO #10 - Tyres

I am too late to link up Sketch #10 from Get Your Sketch On again this week! I knew I would be. But I went ahead and did the page anyway, as I do love their sketches and I knew exactly what photos I wanted to scrap when I first saw the sketch.

These photos were taken in the summer of 2005, when we visited Twin Lakes - a "theme" park near Melton Mowbray (home of the famous, and delicious, pork pie!). I say theme park, but it had large outdoor play parks, and 2 indoor play barns. And a petting zoo. And 2 boating lakes. And lots of things to keep kids, big and small, happy in all weathers...
The kids love any type of adventure playground, and they loved these tyre tunnels, quite the biggest ones they had ever seen. Bear in mind that we had only returned from Gibraltar the year before, and they had been quite deprived of adventurous playgrounds, as there aren't really any on the Rock ;)

I decided that I wanted to use up the remains of my Pasta Fagioli papers from Jillibean Soup. I cut a large circle by drawing round a dish and then, using a 1 inch circle punch, I punched out enough circles from my scraps to go round the edge. I handstitched them onto the large circle.

I then cut a rolled flower from Laina Lamb, using my Cricut. I bought these SVG files from Two Peas, as I have really caught the flower making bug. I know that SCAL and Cricut are a big talking point right now, but I am going to make the most out of both while I can ;) I rolled it up, and added some Stickles.
I stamped a leaf spray using VersaMark ink and a PaperTrey Ink stamp, onto Bazzill card, and embossed it with clear embossing powder. I then handcut it out. I punched out some butterflies, using my Martha Stewart punch, and layered them up, adding Stickles to the wing edges.

I finished off the layout by adding the strip journalling, adding a doodled border using my Signo white pen, and adding the title - even using mismatched fonts!!

Cardstock: Bazzill Basics
Patterned Paper: Jillibean Soup
Stamp: PaperTrey Ink
Ink: VersaMark
Glitter Glue: Stickles
Digital cut file: Laina Lamb art and design
Stickers:American Crafts.




Marcie said...

Fantastic layout! I love how you did all of the little circles with the stitching!

Lynn said...

very fun lo. love the circles too!

Connie said...

super cute!!! love the leaves!!!

Kathy said...

Love your layout and the circle format! Cute pictures

Chris said...

I love this sweet page..! TFS

Linda Beeson said...

What counts is you got another layout completed and it is so cute! I just love your circle with little circles!

Elisa K said...

Love this layout... Thanks for sharing.

ScrappnBee said...

What a great set of photos! Love the angle and repitition of the circles and the tires! Fabulous Layout! Thanks for sharing such a fun day!

Jessica said...

Wow that circle is amazing. Love what you did with this layout!!!TFS