Friday, March 19, 2010

Precious Moments Colten at 15 months ~ Practical Scrappers Sketch Challenge

HELLO, AGAIN!!!  I just wanted to share another layout with you.  This one is for another challenge over at Practical Scrappers!  But this time it's for the Sketch Challenge.  This weeks sketch is by Ann-Katrin and it's one of those that you can make sooo girly beautiful, or you can tone it down and use it for a "guy" layout..

 Poor little Colten doesn't have near the layouts that his big sister Savannah does, so I decided to make it into a little "guy" layout..  But be assured I will be using this one again for one of those girly girl layouts, too.
But for now we are takin' about this "mocho" one. lol   I absolutely love the Basic Grey papers, and I pulled out some heavy duty "hardware" to use with it.   The photo is of little GS Colten taken at the end of January, 2010 , by The Smile House there in San Marcos..  Laura Kay Wootan did another fabulous job on this photo..  This is one of my favorites, but then I say that about all of '
Alrighty now, here's the scrappy stuff I used on it:
SU Night of Navy CS
SU More Mustard SC
Basic Grey ~ Granola/Trail Mix PP  (I love the colors in this paper)
It Take Two ~ Blue Scallop layer
Brown Sugar Textured CS
The Paper Studio ~ Dark Denim
The Paper Studio ~ Burlap
Dark Brown Polka Dot ~ Strips  (from scrap stash)
Black Ric-Rac Borders
We R Memory Keepers ~ Antique Copper Letters
We R Memory Keepers ~ Antique Copper Brads and Hardware
Fancy Pants ~ Glitter Cuts ~ Circle Web Frame (overlay)
SU Kraft CS
MS Scallop Dot Border Punch

This layout also qualifies for a few othe challenges:
Practical Scrappers ~ Sketch
Your Next Stamp Challenges ~ Distressing
Ooh-la-la Creations ~ Anything Goes
Be sure and check out the other DT members take on the sketch, and then go have some fun with it.    Remember, you can follow the sketch verbatim or you can use it for a jump start...  Just have some FUN!!!   And when you have completed your masterpiece, please upload it so that we can all see your wonderful creation.... 
Thanks so much for dropping by and have a wonderful weekend!!!!
Please stop back by anytime.....  I would love to here from you!!
Hugs  :o)
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Anne P said...

Just adorable, a great little guy LO.

TeenaBugg38 said...

LOL Fern....we are on the same wavelength tonight girly....I just finished this one myself!! I'm looking for more to I love the sketch and I love your take on it. He is a cutie for sure! I had to read thru your credits cuz I thought that was real burlap!! You have so much cool stuff on this one I dunno even werhe to start. PERFECT little guy LO!

Barb Craft said...

Fern... I LOVE this!! You are just as good at the manly LOs as you are the girly ones!! Love these papers and your take on the sketch.. I agree that this one lends itself well to a manly theme... I may just have to give it a try!! And that photo.... absolutely darling!!
Thanks for stopping by my blog today and saying all those kind things! Hopefully this weekend I will have a chance to post all the goodies I was able to purchase with my winnings!!
Barb :)

Barb Craft said...

Hey.. guess what Fern!! I am so productive when my family is all asleep in bed... I was able to go ahead and post a picture of all my winnings!! Thank you again for giving me the opportunity to spoil myself with things I don't normally buy! I can't wait to put them all to good use really soon!!! Your blog candy was seriously THE BEST BLOG CANDY EVER!!!!!!!
Barb :)

Wendi said...

What a lovely page and such an adorable little chap love those paper
thank you so much for sharing with us at ooh la la

Audrey Frelx said...

Fern, I knew this was going to be a beautiful layout before I even had a chance to take a good look at it!

Nanne said...

Aaaaaw, He is about the sweetest thing and you have made a beautiful little boy layout using this sketch.. Its just all in all perfect..
I struggle with my boys' layouts, so I think I make more of my daughter, they seem to be easier..

Anonymous said...

Just precious !!!
Love the simplicity and beauty of this page!!

Maria Matter said...

this is so precious! love the copper with these colors/stripes!!! great job!
Hugs & blessings, Maria

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