Friday, August 19, 2011

100% Pure Country ~ Stuck On U Sketches

Hi Everyone!!  It's Friday and that means it's time for another sketch reveal over at Stuck On U Sketches..  And this awesome sketch was designed by our own Leah and here it is!! 

And so for my take on it I had to use these cute photos of Grandson Colten.  He had his picture taken awhile back at daycare and they just came in and I couldn't wait to scrap them...  He is such a cutie in his hat that's 2 sizes too big for him!!  lol

Here are a few close ups

This is a recycled raffia bow from a gift package.. I added a couple of the Tim Holtz idea-ology Sprocket Gears and used a brad for the center.

Another Tim Holtz idea-ology Sprocket Gear, Thickers, a portion of the corrugated cardboard, and part of the Cricut title cut with Country Life Cartridge.

This layout will also qualify for the following challenge(s)..
For Fun Challenge ~ Make a Scrap Page
Here is a list of scrappy things I used...
Stampin' Up Cardstock  ~ Black
Stampin' Up Cardstock ~ More Mustard
Graphic 45 ~ Botanicabilla Collection -- Birds of Paradise
Kaiser Craft ~ Up Up and Away Collection -- Rollercoaster
Recycled Corrugated Cardboard
Magic Mesh
Tim Holtz Distressing Ink
Recycled Raffia
Tim Holtz idea-ology Sprocket Gears
Cricut Country Life Cartridge

Be sure and check out SOUS (Stuck On U Sketches) for more inspiration!!
And just a reminder - We still have our Die Cut Challenge going on through next Thursday!  So while your over at SOUS be sure and check that out too!!
Thanks for dropping by!
Have a wonderful day!
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Beatriz Farquhar-Guzman said...
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Beatriz Farquhar-Guzman said...

Colten is ADORABLE!!!! love your page and all the textures. Happy Friday!

magicwanda said...

WOW! I love evrything about this....It just POPS

Leah Schaeffer said...

Great page!!!
The photos are a total crack up and the details/title/papers are perfect together!!!
Looking around your blog at all your goodies you've got it!

Cards By MI said...

What a wonderful page! And such adorable pictures. This is really wonderful! Thanks for playing with us over at For Fun this week.
Love n hugs

Kathy D. said...

I love how you made the sketch work for "country" photos. It looks like it was made for your photos! Love how you used the gears to give it a rough and tough boy feel. Great page.

Thanks for creating a scrap book page for For Fun Challenges. Hope to see you next Wednesday for the new challenge.

Debbie said...

Adorable layout Fern!!! Colten looks so grown up in the pictures!!! Love all the different textures on your layout! Have a great weekend!!!

Sandi Clarkson said...

Hi, Fern! this is just too stinking cute! Love those photos and the raffia and cardboard .. it all works so great with your little gs. Hope you can find a way to stay cool this weekend! Big hugs .. been thinking about your dad!

Shona said...

HI Fern...this is amazing!!!!!! and sooo cute :) love it to bits :)

Nanne said...

This must be one of the cutest layouts I've seen in a really long time.. I luv the corrugated cardboard and have been wanting to create something with it myself and this inspires me to crab my craft knife and get busy..LOL
luvin it !!

aqualeiga said...

Wow! This is just fabulous! A perfect sketch for your photos which are just sooooo cute, and your choice of materials is spot On! I am thrilled you joined the FOR FUN challenge this week as it meant I got to see your wonderful work. Come back soon! Hugs from Ali x

Bonnie aka Cinnabon said...

this layout is SO cute! Love the recycled raffia 'flower'. Lots of country charm!

Helen Dooley said...

Fern- This is a super cute adorable page! Your grandson is too adorable. I love when you play along with us. You always do such beautiful pages. Thanks! Hope to see you again at FOr Fun.

Scossie Jane said...

Great layout Fern. Love the corrugated cardboard background and the recycled raffia bow, they really enhance the country theme. Love that the hat is too big for Colten, he is a cutie.... Hugs x

Christy said...

The cardboard is THE perfect touch....awesome!

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