Tuesday, May 26, 2015

This is relax!

Good morning, friends from around the world. Today, it's up to me, Eli, show a new interpretation of the sketch of Leah.
Here in Italy the summer is finally coming and it's time to think about tanning. For me it is always a torture because I have light skin and immediately became red as a tomato. But I love the sun and can not resist when the sky is clear and the heat caresses the skin.
And here I am, in this photo, in an effort to become, if not chocolate, something more than a cheese.

A page really simple, with few embellishments, to emphasize the paper background that is already so beautiful.

Good summer everyone, and see you soon.

Monday, May 25, 2015

Capitol - May 22nd Sketch

Hello everybody, great to see you here at
 Stuck On U Sketches
My, how time flies.
Jane with you today with my take
 on Leah's fabulous sketch, which you
will find on the right side bar, and which
will also take you to the post for you
 to enter your interpretation
 of the sketch.
We sure hope you get time to
 play along with us again.
So, here's my layout....

Using some long forgotten papers from
 "Sparkling Spring"

Chipboard letters for the title (unknown), upon which 
I have used Opals Embossing Enamel
 "Tarkine" (is that a colour?)

A Kaiser bling flourish "Ice Flourish".

Gorgeous Prima flowers
 "Gallery Roses Pierre"
 "Parisa Mayfair Mix"
 "Miss Godivas Blush"
 (beautiful names, don't you think!).

Doily and lace from stash.

Punched edge Martha Stewart
 "Infinite Loops"
 Mega Punch.

Another beautiful memory from our recent trip to the States.
 We were really lucky to see the Capitol Building.
Within two weeks of our visit, it was
 completely covered in scaffolding.
 I think it still is.
I hope I have been able to give you a little
 inspiration, and don't forget to return
every day for more inspiration
 from my SOUS Sisters.
Love & Hugs

Sunday, May 24, 2015

May 22 Sketch - Teammates

Hello SOUS friends!
It's Rosie and a new sketch means some fun time in my scrappy room and I hope you'll be inspired to spend some time with this fabulous sketch!

As usual you can find the latest sketch in the sidebar on your right :) and here's my layout:

{supplies: cardstock-American Crafts & Bazzill; mist-Dylusions postbox red; patterned paper-Teresa Collins & Fancy Pants; embossing folders-Darice}

I immediately fell in love with the stripes in the sketch and decided to create my own. I grabbed some paper scraps and made my own stripe "stencil" and misted with red mist.

I felt that the white card stock was too bright so after the mist dried I inked the white portions with Brushed Corduroy Distress ink.

To add some interest to the banners I embossed them and it didn't matter that they were too long to emboss fully as only the portions peeking out from behind the photo needed to be embossed so I ran them through twice.

I also added ink to the "Game Day" and "Teammates" die cuts to tone them down and help them "go better" with the baseballs which are an off white colour. The baseballs are all fussy cut from patterned paper.

Link us up with your version of the sketch and come back tomorrow for a new spin on the sketch!

Thanks for stopping by!

Saturday, May 23, 2015

May 22nd Sketch - LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL

Hi everyone, CAROLEANNE here with you today with my version of our latest sketch Challenge.
I Love this sketch, it is quick and easy for a beginner or you can make it more advanced if you wish.
So, for this layout I chose purple as I was wearing a purple dress that i bought especially for my birthday. I love yellow and purple together, added a little white and there you have a fab colour scheme.
Choose all your papers, card stock and embellishments
Matt photo in plain card stock
Cut out a large banner in co-ordinating card, distress the edges a little and adhere to a pretty paper
Lightly adhere to page
Cut out three banners one inch wide, adhere as per the sketch
Die cut half a doily and adhere
Add another piece of doily under the base of the photo for balance
Now start to decorate with assorted flowers, butterflies, beaded pins, pearls etc
Add two smaller banners in the top left corner
Decorate with flowers butterflies and a swirl
Attach the title.
Pretty paper - Heartfelt Creations Butterfly Medley Paper Collection
Plain card stock, purple, lilac and yellow
Doily die - Heartfelt Creations - Layered Elegant Swirl HCD716
Hand made flowers - Heartfelt Creations Botanical Wings Die HCD1-758
Butterfly Die - Heartfelt Creations - Butterfly Medley Die HCD1-759
Assorted flowers
Assorted pearl buttons
Beaded stick pins
Title from the H.C Paper Collection.

Beaded pins - http://theprettypaperpatisserie.blogspot.co.uk/2012/06/hand-made-stick-pins.html
Butterflies - https://www.pinterest.com/caroleanne345/butterflies/
Mini Flowers - http://theprettypaperpatisserie.blogspot.co.uk/2013/03/hand-made-flowers-tutorial.html

Friday, May 22, 2015

May 22 Sketch

Hi friends. Leah here today to share my sketch with you 
all and to share my interpretation of it as well. Simple design
but I am sure you'll all blow us away with what
you do with it. Not to mention the amazing team here! 
Looking forward to seeing it all. 

I made a bright and playful layout featuring a fun picture of
my oldest kiddos from last year at the boardwalk.
They sat together and rode the kids roller coaster over and over
again, it was super cute! 

Since the layout is busy with color and prints, I kept the embellishments
simple by adding stickers matching this paper collection and a few sparkly enamel dots. 

Let me also share our Top 3 from our Mothers Day
Die Cut Challenge. 
Thank you to all you lovely ladies for having shared with us. 

Have a great weekend buddies! 
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