Friday, October 29, 2010

BEWARE (1987)!! SOUS Halloween/Fall Sketch Challenge

Hi everyone!! Happy Friday!!  Boy do we have a FUN sketch challenge over at Stuck On U Sketches!!  This week we have a 2 pager with a theme of Halloween/Fall..  Here is the sketch, and as you can see, plenty of space for your photos and embellishments!
Now, I know the sketch has four photos, but I chose to use just two. Mainly because that's all I had of the kids this year at Halloween..  Remember, you don't have to follow the sketch exactly,  just as long as you get your inspiration from it..   So, with that said, here's my take on it..

 I had a blast with this one. The photos are of my children on Halloween, 1987.  Levi was 7 and Amanda was 5, this was taken when we lived in Alamogordo, NM.  Don't they look scary???  This was not my daughter's favorite mask and she still tells me she needed therapy after wearing it...   I can't wait for her to see this...LOL

Here are the individual pages... You can click on the photo to enlarge it..

Left side

Right Side
I love the cricut die cuts from the October 31st cartridge.  I think they turned out awesome!!

Here are a few other challenges this will qualify for:
Crafty Creations Challenge ~ Halloween/Autumn
Dutch Dare ~ Halloween
The Corrosive Challenge ~ Halloween/Orange & Black
Little Red Wagon ~ Halloween
Cute Card Thursday ~ Transparent  ~ there is a total of 3 transparencies on these 2 pages..  The circle under the black Petaloo flower, and 1 over each photo....

 Here is the scrappy list of things I used:
Basic Grey ~ Eerie ~ Spider's Web
Basic Grey ~ Laser Cut Doilies
Bet Creation, Inc. ~ Mr. & Mrs. Glitter Die Cut (I cut the frame off used it as a frame on both layouts
Colorbok ~ Nocturne Transparency Frame
Heidi Grace Transparency Frame
Fancy Pants ~ Glitter Cuts ~ Circle Web Frame
Petaloo Flower
Making Memories ~ Ribbon
Cricut Cart ~ October 31st.
Prima Say It In Crystals
Thanks so much for dropping by and please check out the other fabulous layouts over at Stuck On U Sketches...  And then I hope you get inspired to play along with us, remember you have 2 whole weeks...  We would love to see your take on this awesome sketch and just look at the photos you can get scrapped!!!! 
Stop by anytime, I love to hear from you!!!
Have a wonderful day!!!
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li-bee-ti said...

WOW!!! What a very scary two pager!! LOL
It is very interesting to see what will be your daughter's reaction to this lo.....
I love all the embellishments you used here!

Unknown said...

Fern, this is fabulous!!!!! I can see why she would need therapy....but scary was in then. I love your big flower, ribbon, and spiderweb embellishment, along with all the cats and spooky tree!
Kim xXx

Beatriz Farquhar-Guzman said...

Fern, all your details and embellishments are FABULOUS! Love the fact that it is two-pages

Saskia said...

Great to see your work at Crafty Creations Challenge! Thanks for joining us and good luck!!

Sweet greetings, Saskia
(guest designer)

Random Acts of Krafting said...

This is really wonderful! Love the vintage Orange and Black color scheme, lately purple has been creeping in as a Halloween color, but I am still old school. Orange and Black all the way.

Maureen Reiss said...

Love this LO!! It's soooo spooky!

Tammara said...

Love all the layers, the papers and those cuts from october 31st cart!

Pat said...

Fern great take on the sketch!!

Sandi Clarkson said...

Hi, Fern, great take on the sketch. Love that you did both pages! What cute but scary costumes .. I can see that your dd would need therapy. LOL Love how your flower and ribbon looks like a spider! As to your reirement countdown .. love it! Hopefully I will have one of those soon, too!

Dawnll said...

Great pictures on this fabulous layout! Love the two pager, so many fun details you used.

papertrails leaver said...

What a lovely two page LO you did! Adore the papers you used! Thanks for joining us at Crafty Creations this week! :-) Amy

Cor* said...

Oooooooooo Great layouts! Fab papers and embellies. LOVING the ribbon flower! Super cool constumes. Thanks for your terrific Halloween creation and for inspiring us at Creative Inspirations this fortnight!!

Julie said...

Your pages are gorgeous! Fabulous layouts! Thank you for joining us at Cute Card Thursday!


Barb Craft said...

Oh my word Fern!! These pictures are the best!! they look sooooo scary!! lol!! I love your ability to take a sketch and make it your own...this LO is fabulous!! I love the black silhouettes you used for your embellies!! It adds the perfect creepy touch!!! Hope you have a fantastic Halloween weekend!!
Barb :)

Geraldine said...

Your layout is fabulous. It will be a great keepsake and I bet you'll bring it out every Halloween from now on.
Thank you for entering the BTC&G spooky challenge and Happy Halloween.

Anonymous said...

Wow fabulous 2 pages!! I adore these scary pics!! so cute and adorable!!! beautiful details!! great job my friend!

Joanne said...

Very spooky! Thanks for joining us at Little Red Wagon:)
Joanne xo

Annie said...

a great spooky layout! thanks for joining in the fun with us at CCT.
hugs, annie x

Michelle Singer said...

Wonderful layout! Thank you so much for taking the time to enter in Dutch Dare Card Challenges. I hope to see your work again at the next challenge. xxx

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