It's time for another round of Saturday Sketch's. Twice a month, we'll be bringing you a new sketch, and showing you a few takes on the sketch by our designers. Today, we have the first sketch for the month of November!
"Gingerbread Fun", by Becky Williams.
This Christmas collection is so much fun and I really like the pop of blue! For my take on the sketch I decided to use four smaller pictures instead of the two larger ones. I used some of the fun stickers and chipboard that go with this collection, too, cutting the "Holiday Favorites" to use as a subtitle for the page and added some red glitter for some extra sparkle on Rudolph's nose.
Christmas Wishes: Gifts Galore, Candlelight, North Pole, Ciao Chip Icons, Just Write Journaling Stickers, Alpha+Bits; Finally Fall: Alpha+Bits; Sophisticates: Simply Simona Saltwater, Essentials Asparagus and Pickle Juice; Miniatures: Family
"Winter Snow Pals", by Kimberly Neddo.
I love to add dimension to my layouts with pop dots and layering embellishments. I used a couple of stickers for the embellishment on the top left corner of this layout. I also punched a circle with red cardstock to add color pop to it as well. Working with the rule of thirds, I used the red accents to draw the viewers eye around the layout with ease. I love working with sketches, it make everything go together smoothly with out a lot of design planning of my own.
Winter Wonder: Patterned Paper-Borders and Blizzard; Miniatures; Alpha and Bits
"Pics At The Patch: The Outtakes", by Brook Stewart.
Getting a good picture of both my boys together these days can be pretty tricky. Half the time, it doesn't happen at all. But that's okay by me. The non-perfect pictures totally show off their personalities and are my favorites by far, most of the time! My little Miles was having way too much fun at the pumpkin patch to sit still for pictures. He would run off the other way, sit backwards when he would finally sit, or show off his pumpkin stem to big brother. By the time I finally got him to sit, my oldest was tired and annoyed from sitting. So that was the picture I got. All those outtakes tell the story and I love that! Bella's Finally Fall line was the perfect compliment to my pictures and for helping me tell this story!
Finally Fall: Borders, Quadrants, Bliss, At the Patch, Cute Cuts, Just Write Sticker Sheet, Miniatures, Icons Chipboard Stickers; Sophisticates: Salt Water & Pacific alpha stickers
"Play", by Sue Mylde.
This layout just shows how 'boyish' layouts, can be fun too! The faux ribbon edges are cut out of the strips from various patterned papers from the 'Making The Team' and 'Mr. Boy' Lines - my absolute favorites so far, for creating layouts for Lucas. I love the Saturday Sketch this week, but I also wanted to take up a bigger challenge of transforming the layout on a 2-pager. I like how this turned out because I was able to incorporate even more photos on the page than on a 1-pager! Fab! The sentiment stickers were cut out of the big piece and placed in different places - rule of three's. I used some subtle misting here on the page and love how it turned out on the page!
Making The Team: Football, Cute Cuts, Borders, Just Write Journaling Stickers, Alpha+Bits Stickers; Mr. Boy: Cute Cuts, Connect The Dots, Borders
"U Animal Lover" card, by Alice Carman.
Using the layout sketch, I pulled the squares, photo corners and title from the layout sketch to create my card design. I didn’t use everything I saw from the layout sketch, but used what would work on a smaller scale. The squares act as a back drop, the photo corners gave the squares more defined shape and the title was used as my sentiment. Totally fun!
Tail Waggers & Cat Naps: Cute Cuts, Alpha+Bits, Borders and Blocks, Quadrants, Pampered Pet; All Inclusive: Bookin on the Beach
"Together Is The Place To Be" card, by Gretchen McElveen.
We are not going to see my side of the family on Thanksgiving this year. I pulled out some Finally Fall and took advantage of this cool sketch to make a card to send home saying that we are sorry we can't be there. I think I am going to use the journaling spot on the inside of the card to write, "But we sure are looking forward to Christmas!"
Finally Fall: At the Patch, Bliss, Borders, Cute Cuts, Leaf Pile, Alpha + Bits Stickers, Just Write Journaling Stickers
We hope you will take some creative time for yourself, and try out our sketch! Whether it's a card, or a layout, we would love to see what you come up with. You can link them here in the comment section, or share them on our Facebook page!