Saturday, January 24, 2015

Enjoying Nature Layout

As the new scrapbook sketch hostess over at Splitcoast Stampers, I have to come up with a sketch on the first and third Friday of the month, which is pretty easy to do, but it's a lot harder finding time to scrapbook a layout based on the sketch. I finally managed it for the sketch I posted last Friday! The scan doesn't do the layout justice, but I have to say I am in love with Thistle, one of the new colors from CTMH. I used it to frame the large photo, and it is so beautiful!

The sketch:
My layout:

Hodgepodge Alphabet stamp set
Babycakes Level 2 papers
Thistle, Slate, Whisper, Black & Sky cardstock
Black & Thistle ink
BLack marker (Zig)
Black corduroy brads & button brad
Mod Great Lengths stickers (CM)
Cuttlebug embossing folder: CTMH Stripes, Swiss Dot
Cricut Art Philosophy cartridge: flowers, flourishes, pennant
Cricut Artiste cartridge: title
Challenges: Use Your Stuff geometric shapes challenge (I used circles, rectangles & squares); Heart 2 Heart tic-tac-toe challenge (I used embossing, distressing, scrapbooking); Lasting Memories Life's Simple Pleasures challenge (enjoying nature is one of my simple pleasures, as is scrapbooking about it!); Splitcoast Stampers' Stashbusters challenge (use 2 types of metal accents = corduroy covered brads & button brad, a punch = circles, patterned paper as  main paper)


Nikka Geers said...

I just love that color combo. It makes those beautiful pictures just pop. Thanks for sharing with us at Heart 2 Heart

Casandra Bennett said...

Thistle works well with your photos. Love the new sketch.

Anonymous said...

I totally love this double page layout. The photos are gorgeous and keeping it pages simple really shows them off! It makes me think peaceful and serene, just like your photos! Thanks for joining us at UYS this week and hope to see you again.
Tammy DT

Michele said...

Oh the colors you chose show off these gorgeous photos! Love this Cheryl! Thanks so much for joining us for our Simple Pleasure challenge at Lasting Memories. :)

Renee said...

OOh a double page sketch!!! These are so rare - will have to try to join in with you... Love this layout - perfect for those nature photos! Thankyou for joining in a t Lasting Memories

Andrea Martin said...

Very nice. I love and need to create more double page layouts.
Andrea Jones LMDT

Lori said...

I love spending time outdoors as well. This is a beautiful layout. Love your sketch, too! Thanks for joining us at Lasting Memories!

Brandi said...

Wonderful layout, I love the slight touch of pinks...very pretty! Thanks for playing along with H2H!

Brandi R.
H2H DT member

Tina Campbell said...

You did a fantastic job on the sketch just love the multiphoto theme. Will have to check out this challenge over at Splitcoast Stampers
Thanks for joining us over at LM
Tina C. LMDT