Sunday, March 7, 2010

Beautiful Princess ~ Practical Scrappers Sketch Challenge

Hello everyone!!! I'm so sad to see the weekend over. :o(   I've had my own little scrap retreat this weekend and I've completed 3 layouts!!!  WoooHooo, I haven't done that in a long time. 
This is the third layout I've done and it's a layout of little grand daughter, Savannah.  This is also one of the photos that was taken at The Smile House in San Marcos.   Laura Kay Wootan takes amazing photos and my picture doesn't do it justice...  But it's the best I can get, so it will have to do.  I can't believe how grown up Savannah looks in this photo.  So many friends and family actually thought she had make-up on..  But she doesn't, she's just a beautiful little girl...  I also did this for this week's sketch challenge over at Practical Scrappers.  This weeks sketch is from Ann-Katrin, and it's a pretty awesome sketch.  At first I wasn't going to play, only because I didn't have a clue what to do with it, but then I remembered what a very close friend told me not so long ago.. That was the reason for the challenge in the first place.. To search within ourself, try new things, and keep at it until you like what you see!!  Sometimes we have to go outside of our comfort zone.  Well, that's what I did on this layout.  I wasn't for sure where I was going or what it would look like when I got through with it.  I know, I know, it has a lot of bling, and I didn't add a lot of layers to it, like I usually like to do, and, it doesn't look like it would have taken all day to make, but it did!!!  Truth be told, I acrually like the way it turned out, and I'm sure Savannah will loooove it with all of the bling to match her princess outfit, including crown, earrings and high-heels..
This also qualifies for a few challenges, which are:
Practical Scrappers ~ Sketch
Hand Full of Stamps ~ Let It Shine ~ Metal Tag - the green swirls are rolled with the SU Texture Jumbo Wheel.
Flutter By Wednesday ~ Tink Photo Inspiration ~ Savannah always says she's Tinker Bell when she's in her princess dresses..
Rainbow Lady's Challenge ~ Create a Fan ~ the embellies around the photo are in the shape of a fan.
Stamp, Scrap and Doodle Saturdays ~ Open ~ the green swirls are rolled with the SU Texture Jumbo Wheel.
Alphabet Challenge ~ S - Something Stamped ~ the green swirls are rolled with the SU Texture Jumbo Wheel.
And here's a list of the scrappy things I used on this creation:
SU Certainly Celery CS & Ink
SU Melon Mambo CS & Marker (doodling)
Tattered Angels Glimmer Mist ~ Black Cherry and Pearl
Zva Crystals ~ Pink
Zve Crystals ~ Beautiful
Colorbok Metal Gift Tag ~ Princess
Sizzix flowers w/swirly vine
SU Texture Jumbo Wheel
Heart embellishment
Inkssentials Opaque Pen ~ White
Flower cluster from Swirlydoos March Kit
Basic Grey Chip Stickers with
Tim Holtz Adirondack Alcohol Ink ~ Wild Plum
Thanks so much for dropping by!!
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Debbie said...

Beautiful layout Fern! I also wasn't sure what to do with the sketch over at Practical Scrappers, but now that I have looked at your beautiful layout, it has given me inspiration! Always enjoy looking at your beautiful creations!

TeenaBugg38 said...

Oh my word fern!!! I am speechless! This is absolutely stunning!!! I have had a pretty productive scrap weekend myself...3 paper layouts and one digi....go me!!!

Deanne @ Three Trees said...

Beautiful LO Fern! I am loving the bling and colors. I agree, it is tough to go out of your comfort zone, but you totally nailed it! I shy away from any sketches that have circles but every once in awhile I try it out :)

Audrey Frelx said...

OMG, Fern!!! This is AMAZING!!! Savannah is such a cute little princess! And all the bling...!!! You do absolutely the most stunning layouts!!!

I'll be seeing you!

Love crafts forever said...

It is so beautiful, and litle girl are gorgeous.

Anonymous said...

Beautiful! I'm so glad you shared with us.

Cindy Groh said...

Lovely LO:)

Rainbow Lady said...

Beautiful layout Fern so pretty and lovely colours. Thanks for coming to play with me Love Cynthia x

Sandy said...

What a gorgeous lovely...and I love your take on the challenge...all the bling is lovely...I can see why she will love it...a true princess layout~ thanx so much for all of your prayer, thoughts and blog love...I so appreciate you....and btw...right back at cha~

Barb Craft said...

Fern... you are such a show off!! Pretending you didn't know what to do and then creating this!! You are amazing!! I LOVE this! And yes, it does look like it took all day!! :) This is just gorgeous... Savannah is going to love it!! So perfect for a princess!!
Barb :)

Scossie Jane said...

Great take on the sketch Fern, gorgeous, the bling is stunning, and the photo is a cracker....

I always seem to follow sketches literally, you have inspired me to be a bit more relaxed - next time.... we'll see if I can....

Hugs xx

Linda said...

Fabulous LO Fern, many thanks for joining in with us over on the Alphabet challenge blog :)

Crystal said...

WOW Fern amazing job on this sketch...What a beautiful page and I LOVE LOVE that bling...WOW girl stunning work as always sweetie!

Ann-Katrin said...

Wow, love it Fern! So beautiful. And the picture/girl is adorable! Thanks for palying with my sketch and for leaving your comfort zone.

Danni said...

Very beautiful!! Thanks for playing along with my flutter by challenge!

Nanne said...

That is so stunning !! I love all of the bling and that photo is beautiful..

Lesley said...

Beautiful LO Fern and your granddaughter is lovely! Thanks for taking part in the Alphabet Challenge xx

Bobbi said...

This is a beautiful layout. My DD would love it too with all the bling and pink in it. I added instructions to my post for the paper bag album. Sorry, I am still trying to get use to describing how I put a project together. I am going to have to start taking notes when I make something because most of the time I simply sit there and stare at something and then look through my scraps/stash and find stuff to go with it and have no plan in mind.

Anonymous said...

Wow fern!! she is gorgeous a natural beauty!!! OMG I also thought she had make-up on!!Love so much the soft colors and all the detail! sweet and delicate Fern ! great job!!

Audrey Frelx said...

Hi, Fern. Just dropped in to say "hi". Hope all's well!!!

I'll be seeing you!

Maria Matter said...

such a pretty princess!!
love the blingy flourishes, fantastic take on the sketch!!!

Chrissy D said...

Your title says it ALL!

Unknown said...

Always love to see what you come up with!!! Love it!!! Thanks so much for playing along with HFOS.

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