Saturday, 26 September 2015

Just Some Friday Fun...Posted on a Saturday!

Hello, Friends!

My fingers have been itching to create some layouts!
My mind is abuzz with ideas for my trip photos,
but I don't have any of them printed out yet.

Then this morning I was totally inspired by a sketch.
I grabbed a photo I had on hand and got busy!

This sketch was posted on Scrap Much Blog.
I just recently found their site, and I'm happy to play along.
It looks like Laura makes lots of fabulous sketches!


When I find a sketch inspiring, I tend to stay very true to the sketch. 
I chose a lovely photo of some roses I received, 
and then I reached into my hoard vault for the papers.
I love this collection!
It's French Country by DCWV.
Some of the papers are beautifully glittered!

Here's what I did:


It doesn't show very well in the photos 
but the background paper has a soft green design on it.


I felt these pretty rosettes worked well with the soft colours.


I stitched through my title, as shown in the sketch!
I'm always happy to do a little stitching!


For my journaling, I used the sentiment quote from Shakespeare that I made up.
You can find it on my Free Stuff Page.
To make them stand out a bit more, I inked the edges of the title and the sentment. 

I had so much fun making this layout!
I hope you enjoy looking at it!

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Materials Used:
Papers: DCWV - French Country Paper Stack;
Sketch: Scrap Much - Sketch-y Friday;
Punch: Martha Steward - Doily Lace;
Title: Slice Cartridge - Bon Appetit;
Ink: Distress Ink - Antique Linen;
Sentiment: The Nickel Nook - Free Stuff;
Bling, Flowers, Leaves: My Stash.

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Thanks so much for stopping by!
I wish you all a wonderful weekend full of fun! :o)


17 comments:

  1. This is gorgeous Nancy! Love the photo, the pretty paper, the sentiment and love, love, love those little fabric rolled roses!

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  2. Fabulous accents! Love your flower clusters and white ribbon of flowers! Thanks for playing along with ScrapMuch?!

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  3. So beautiful, Nancy! Wonderful design, palette and details! Love it! 😌
    Hugs, Penny

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  4. Nancy-this is a beautiful layout! love the stitching and layering!

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  5. Lovely and perfect layout to be framed. Love the roses and beading you did. Beautiful.
    Happy week ahead. Hugs Kelly

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  6. I love the soft colours, the roses and the stitching. Really pretty page.
    Hugs,
    Teresa

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  7. Nancy your layout is just gorgeous! You're right about the sketch also, I really like it as well. I have some layouts in mind as well and I might just have to borrow it! :)

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  8. Gorgeous page, love the stitching and embellishing! Thanks for playing along at ScrapMuch?!

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  9. Hi Nancy, I've been a lazy blogging friend I apologize! This is a GORGEOUS LO! Love the details and this color combo always have me oohing and aahing lol... love the stitching I just wish I like sewing -_- One day maybe! ha
    {{hugs}} Steff

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  10. Lovely page. love the stitching across the title. Great take on the sketch.. Thank you for playing along with us at Scrapmuch?!

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  11. This is so delicate and pretty sweetie I love the added gems to perfect hugs Pops x

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  12. Such a lovely romantic page!! Thanks for sharing with us at ScrapMuch? :) Anna xo

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  13. The roses in the layout are beautiful!! What a pretty layout - looks like a fun sketch to work with, love your added details! Hugs!!! Enjoy your week!

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  14. HOW PRETTY NANCY! ;) I LOOOOOVE ROSES!!!! PERFECT IN EVERY WAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ;)

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  15. Gorgeous photo , lovely way to remember your gift of flowers ! The trim and fabric roses are lovely !

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  16. You picked a fantastic picture and some gorgeous papers to create your layout Nancy. The florals dress up your pretty roses and I love the little fabric rosettes. :-)

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