Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Savannah -- little girl - big day; Sketch Along Tuesday - Frosted Designs

Please scroll down to the post below to see the Practical Scrappers Challenge Me Tuesday "Cork" Challenge and my Creative Cuts & More Layout using the Filmstrip - Large!!

Hello everyone!!!  Today is Tuesday and boy, do I have a lot going on today!!!  We have our Sketch Along Tuesday over at Frosted Designs and this week it's a 2 pager!!!  I don't do many 2 pagers, so I really had to work extra hard on this one.... But once I figured out what photos I was going to scrap, the rest just fell into place....   This weeks sketch is from 2 of our talented Design Team Members ~  Debbie Bakk and Debbie Burns and here's what they came up with....
A lot of possibilities here....  I changed up the first page just a little, but all in all stayed pretty true to the sketch...  Remember, you don't have to follow it verbatim.. Just get your inspiration from it.. but make sure we can see a little of the original sketch in your creation... 
Okay a little bit about my photos...  I used last months photos of GD Savannah taken at her Kindergarten Awards Ceremony... Her Kindergarten doesn't have a graduation, so this was their big event... I was sitting so far back that some of the photos aren't very good, but since I didn't have that many I still used them for the small ones...  The one with her teacher turned out pretty good...  She told me she enjoyed her first year of school and that she really learned a lot...  I guess so, because she received an award for reading 350 books and she's just in KINDERGARTEN!!  Kids today are just too smart!!!
Here are a few close ups....

This is the left side.. and is a picture of Savannah with her teacher...  I used Webster's Pages - Your Life - Beautiful, and used the Martha Stewart Flower Bed Deep Edge Punch randomly on each side around the beautiful design in the paper...  You can also see the beautiful velvet ribbon that I framed the photo with...  The other ribbon almost matches Mrs. Owen's skirt perfectly!

Close up of the velvet ribbon....

This is the right side...  On this side I used My Mind's Eye - Lost & Found Collection... I think it matches the Webster's Pages very well.....  You can also see more of the Martha Stewart Flower Bed Deep Edge Punched Borders, Spellbinders - On The Vine Border, Prima Hydrangeas decorated with little pink centers, and a beautiful butterfly that I won from Ness over at Scrap with V..

Close up of the Spellbinders - On the Vine Border, Prima Hydrangeas with little silk flower center, and that beautiful Green Tara Butterfly from Scrap with V...

Here is my scrappy list of things I used on this layout...
SU Basic Black CS
Webster's Pages - Your Life-Beautiful
My Mind's Eye ~ Lost & Found Collection - Market Street "Adore"
My Mind's Eye ~ Lost & Found Collection - Madison Avenue "Sisters"
Martha Stewart Flower Bed Deep Edge Border Punch
Green Tara Butterfly Spray
Wrights Velvet Ribbon
The Paper Studio - Black Ribbon
EK Success ~ Glitter Letters
Spellbinders ~ On The Vine Border
Prima Hydrangeas
Offray Silk Flowers

We have some beautiful handmade embellies for you this month from DT Member Debbie Bakk... 

WOW these are fabulous!!!
 Be sure and go to the Frosted Designs blog and check it out..   While you're there be sure and see what the other Design Team Members did with this great 2 page sketch..
 We would love for you to join us!!
Thanks so much for dropping by!!
Have a wonderful day!!
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Kim said...

Oh I love two pagers! Your pages are beautiful and inspiring as all ways:)

Angi Barrs said...

Gorgeous 2 pager. Love all of the beautiful elements. I have not had a chance to try a 2 pager yet. On my to do list. :)

Debbie Bakk said...

Fern- this is just georgous- I LOVE IT ALL! You did such a wonderful job- where do I begin - that little pearl bead butterfly is just the cutest and the pictures look great love the border punch-and the colors just draw me in. Thanks for adding my sponsor prize on your blog today- I hope lots of followers enter in this weeks sketch- love to see what everyone creates.

Jennipher said...

I don't do 2 pagers either Fern. You have done a fabulous job with this sketch. WOW you continue to amaze me.

Debbie said...

Beautiful Fern!!! I love how you used the border punch and made it different on each of your pages!! Love all of your little details!!

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