Thursday, 2 May 2013

Paper Stories DT May Sketch

Another month has just flashed by, and now May is here with a fabulous new sketch challenge at Paper Stories. 
The sketch:

I actually rotated the sketch this month to look like this:

And my interpretation:

For the background paper I used the camera paper from Amy Tangerine's 'Sketchbook' collection and painted it blue with Ecoline #506. I love the intensity of colour.
The additional papers were also from the Sketchbook collection as well as Kaisercraft and Crate Paper.
I reduced the size of my 3 photos in Photoshop then printed them on a scrap of white cardstock before adding them behind the film reel chipboard. The camera is a stamp from Amy Tangerine that I heat embossed with black powder before painting then cutting out.

I don't have many photos of myself with any of my children, let alone as a family unit, so attempted to take some. On one level, probably not very successful, but on another, shows us at this time, and I reckon this is good enough and has captured the moment, and that's what it's all about.

Thankyou for looking.

I hope to see your layout soon at Paper Stories!


  1. Wow I love this, I think I'm being more and more drawn to just a couple of colours on the page and you really did an awesome job with this LO.
    Thanks also for leaving me such lovely comments.

  2. Have to agree with Sandra - the almost mono scheme works so well, especially with the busy bg...& I really like how you've used that as inspiration for the rest of your page. Those photos look such FUN! I'm sooo wanting photoshop...looks like a great program. And that blue???TOTAL yum!!!!!!!!!!

  3. HI..This looks fabulous! I love the colors and wow I have noticed the little photos in the film strips.. how very clever!! love your take on the sketch!

  4. I love this too! It's so inventive and executed fabulously. I'm a new follower.

  5. Darling photos and such a cool page. LOVE that bold blue!


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