Friday, June 08, 2012

MIM #69 -- Sketch #5

Today, I'm sharing another card and layout that I made with the fifth sketch that Nichole shared on her blog for this week's Make It Monday at Papertrey Ink.

                        

It was cool to see Nichole post a scrapbooking layout as her inspiration! So, this time, I started on my layout first...



I used photos from Austin's 13th birthday party to create my layout. I also used American Crafts cardstock (12x12), American Crafts (orange woodgrain) & My Mind's Eye patterned papers, two MME decorative brads ($5 & crown) and a SU! build a brad (orange & white chevron). I also used Papertrey Ink cardstock (stamper's select white), stamps (text boxes ("th"), Think Big Favourites #12 ("Happy" & "Birthday"), Movers & Shakers sentiments ("13" & "Open")) and dies (Tag Sale #5, Uppercase block alphabet, Edgers #5).

Here's a close-up of my title:



And for my journaling, I printed it on a 5.25 X 8.5 piece of cardstock and folded it in half. I used the Edgers #5 die to make the tab adn adhered the photo to the front, so when you pull open the tab, you can read the journaling:



And then, using the same sketch, I created a card, for our taekwondo club to give to our custodian who's retiring at the end of the month.



I used PTI cardstock (stamper's select white, smokey shadow), stamps (Think Big Favourites #5) and dies (Tag Sale #5). I also used Crate Paper (herringbone, red) and Authentique (text) patterned paper and two Echo Park decorative brads.

Thanks for looking!

7 comments:

carol (krillsister) said...

Leigh,
Your layout is gorgeous as usual. I realyy like how you did your son's name. It's awesome. Great card. Love the red & black combo.

Mayol said...

Fabulous page, Leigh! Love how you used the die-cut negative! Awesome color combo on your card - classy!

Joyce said...

Super card and layout. I love how you've been stretching yourself with this challenge.

Kara said...

Love the title on your page. So cool!

craftmates said...

I love how you can do both card and layout for the same sketch! Brilliant! -Irma

Jill said...

Love both as usual, Leigh, but WOW that card! It packs a punch and is so very cool! I will be caseing this!

Rebecca B. said...

Rock it, girlie! I am loving both your super simple layout and the card!

 
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