Thursday, October 21, 2010

Great Escape ~ Colten -- Sketches In Thyme No. 20

Hi everyone!! It's Thursday and time for "Team A" to play over at Sketches In Thyme!!  This weeks sketch is from Scrapbooks etc., and you can do so much with this fun sketch!! 
I turned it 90 degrees and just used one photo... and so here's what I came up with...  This is little GS Colten taken a couple weeks ago..  You can't really tell, but he has his big sister's boots on and his hat, and he is going out to the shop where the "big" guys are...  He is such a cutie!!!

Here are some closeups...
Here you can see some of my distressing and I fussy cut "Escape".  You can also see the Tim Holtz - elegant flourishes

More distress work, flourishes and some of the prima flowers..

Here is my journaling which I printed from the computer on Creative Imaginations paper..

And this is my handsome little GS Colten!!  Such a lovable little guy!!

Here are a few challenges that this layout will qualify for:
Our Creative Corner ~ 3 different kinds of embellishments

Here is the list of scrappy things I used:
SU Old Olive CS
g.c.d. studios ~ Georgia ~ Ella Blue Collection
BoBunny ~ Olivia Cameo Die Cut
Creative Imaginations ~ Melange  (I used both sides)
Jenni Bowlin ~ Vintage Black Bookprint
Prima Flowers
Tim Holtz Elegant Flourishes

Don't forget what you are playing for this month, a $10 and $15 gift certificate from Michelle's Scrapbooking!!!

I want to thank you all for dropping by and please check out the other Mavens..  And we would love for you to join us this week... If you do, remember to upload it over at Sketches In Thyme.. we love seeing your take on our sketches....
Be sure and check back to see what other crafty things I've been working on...  And I have some very exciting news to share with you in a few days!!
Have a wonderful day!!
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CraftyC said...

What a gorgeous page Fern. I love the colours and this is so beautifully embellished!

Unknown said...

This is GORGEOUS!!!! I love all the embellishments and colors. Love the distressing and that photo is precious.

li-bee-ti said...

Awesome lo, Fern! I love the colors you used and of corse I fall for your distressing...
What you did with the title is very creative, it makes the title just pop up so well.
And you GS is such a cutie pie! He has this "I'm grown up" look :)).
I just love this lo, and I do hope to get to play with you over Sketches in Thyme this week.

TeenaBugg38 said...

WOW!!!!! I LOVEEEEE this one Fern!!!! I had no clue that the "Escape " part was just fussy cut....I thought it was chipboard letters THEN cut out....I was gonna try it.....LOL. That is incredible dimension on paper!!!! The photo is just adorable too :)

Beatriz Farquhar-Guzman said...

Your GS is soooo cute! He looks adorable in his cowboy hat. I love your page too, the journaling is great.

Random Acts of Krafting said...

Oh Fern, I have to say you are my favorite scrapper. I am always in awe with how you create these beatiful keepsakes. Colton sure is adorable. How blessed you are to have him in your life.

flowerdisco said...

hi my dear fern...colten will break many hearts in a near future, lol. look at grown up him.

Debbie said...

Another priceless layout Fern! He is such a little cutie pie! Hope to get my mojo back soon,as I miss scrapping!

Unknown said...

Am I correctly seeing a pretty stamped flourish over your journaling? It looks like it extends past the paper the journaling was printed on -- LOVE this idea!

Pat said...

This is so cute & he is such a cutie!

Barb Craft said...

Fern...this is soooo darling!! Could your grandson be any cuter?! really?!!! I am loving those boots and hat.... a real cowboy!! Love the way you flipped the sketch and all the distressing you did to it!!
Barb :)

Fleur said...

Oh My Word this is truly stunning. I Haven't done scrap booking for ages, This is such inspiration. It's fab
Hugz Fleur xXx

Sandi Clarkson said...

Hello, there, Fern! Wow, where do I start? Cutie-pie pic for sure .. doesn't that always make it more fun? Love how you achieved your title .. what a great idea! And of course, I love love love the Olivia die cut! And news?!!! What news?!! Can't wait to find out what it is!

We just got an inch and half of rain .. realy fast too. Still looks cloudy and like it migh start again. I'm off to start a pot of soup. Hugs!

Sandy Ang said...

What a fabulous LO !

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