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Sketch Sunday with Crafty Meggy: Play on your Birthday!

Hello scrappy friends! I am changing things up a bit today and using the sketch that Lisa picked for the monthly challenge in the facebook group. I’ll be back in September with another Scraplift Sunday, though!

Here’s the sketch and the moodboard:

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I really liked using these two pieces for my layout inspiration today. Here’s what I came up with:

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I wanted to use that blue polka dot glassine bag that you can see behind the big focal photo in the middle. I decided to play off the blue color in the moodboard.

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I have 3 little clusters on this layout. This one I used blue and white twine and a heart cork piece from the shop.

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For the title I used the American Crafts Thickers called ‘Fancy’ from the Fancy Free collection, some Teresa Collins little aphas and the Fancy Pants Atwell puffy stickers.

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For the top cluster I used the adorable Cork-Fetti Hearts mix. Isn’t this little banner of hearts just perfect?!! I love it!! I had the ‘Fancy Free’ puffy stickers and the word ‘yay’ worked on this layout because my son is opening and playing with a birthday present. I also added some twine and Gold Sequin Confetti. In this photo they are reflecting the light a ton!

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Here’s a better view of the confetti sequins. I wanted to used them in place of mist in the sketch and I really love how it turned out.

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Thanks for stopping by today!! I hope you will come join us on the 15 minutes to Scrap facebook page and join in on this months challenge! And, don’t forget to use the coupon code Megan15 to recieve 15% off your total purchase in the SpiegelMom Scraps store!

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Days 20 & 23 of CARDS!

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Well, it’s Deer Hunters Widows Weekend in our home and the winds are really howling here in Southeastern Wisconsin!   As much as this sappy girl misses her hubby this weekend, I love all this girl time with our daughters.  Yesterday we made enchiladas together they did nearly all the work!  Then we ate dinner, watched Barbie and the Pink Shoes & they stayed up past their bedtime while I helped a friend put together a fabulous Close To My Heart canvas kit together.  Day 1 = perfection!

Day 2 of my vacation and it’s time for more holiday cards.  Here is the fabulous sketch for Day 20 and it’s rocked out by Kelly Holbrook on the Memory Works blog HERE.

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Here’s my take on this card.  I used Fancy Pants Merry Little Christmas 6×6 pad, kraft cardstock and both natural and red May Arts burlap string from my Etsy Shop.

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 I added some embossing to the green cardstock and love the oomph it adds behind the chipboard sticker elements.  That combined with some foam adhesive and bling made this card very easy to create!

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Day 23’s sketch, with Gia really “Glitz”ed up on the Memory Works blog TODAY.

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And my card!!  I really love how you can decorate each of the three smaller elements on the card to almost reate a mini scrapbook layout.. so cool!  I used my EK Success edge paper punches to create the notebook edge and the small scalloped edged square.  Then I inked the edges to make them stand out a little more since my background was light. 

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 Here’s a closer view of my mini elements on my card.  I adorned the little “layouts” with red and white baker’s wine, wood veneer, bling and cardstock stickers to finish it off.  Again this was a very easy card to put together with the sketch!

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Thank you for hanging out with me today!  See you in a day or two with more cards and a Heidi Swapp blog share follow up layout!

Do something creative today!

Jody

gettin’ sketchy with Paper Bakery circles

Tomorrow is the first day of school for our girls! Kindergarten and 1st Grade, here they come!!  I heard several times today how excited they are for school and it made me get a little misty-eyed… I had to get it together and toughen up!  I know that they’ll be having a great time and I’ll get some Mama & Abby time on my days off 🙂

I know I’ll also get a little more creative time when Abby naps, so bonus for me!! To celebrate, I’m playing along with another Paper Bakery Sketch challenge this month.  Check out this fun sketch with all the circles.. love it!

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Here’s my take on the sketch and the products I used.

Papers:  Fancy Pants Down By The Shore, Echo Park Sweet Girl (yellow woodgrain clouds), Amy Tangerine’s Yes Please 6×6″ paper, Bella Blvd yellow chevron paper.

Free Printable: Chic Tags  “June 6” card

Embellishments: Simple Stories I Heart Summer Layered Stickers, Studio Calico Sundrifter Stickers, American Crafts Thickers, Fants Pants Down By The Shore paper clips and Chipboard stickers,  Basic Grey Mint Julip buttons and misc cork alphas from my stash.

I also did some more stitching on this layout, in fun circles across my layout!

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I love playing along with sketches and challenges so now that school is in session I’ll get some more creative time to play!!  Stop over the Paper Bakery Blog and check out their blog and fab paper crafting kits!!

Happy scrapping!

Jody