Saturday, 16 July 2016

My take on Chloe's fabulous sketch... by Tania

Hi everyone, hope you are all having a lovely Saturday morning! Today I'm sharing my take on the fab sketch that our very own DT member, Chloe, created. 

I love sketches, and this one was just too cute. I have stuck to the sketch pretty much with not too many bells and whistles, just a little embellishing and voila! 

I started with a watercolour background made with Gelatos. Then cut up some of the cute Crate Paper- 'Afternoon', from the gorgeous Maggie Holmes, BLOOM collection. I love having the sketch as a guide for this paper pieced background. I gave my layout a border at top and bottom with the Dear Lizzy TUTTI FRUTTI paper. (If you wet the edge of the paper, it is alot easier to curl!) For my paper layers, I then used a mix of the Maggie Holmes BLOOM and the Dear Lizzy, HAPPY PLACE collection.  I needed a bit of something purple to match the facepaint on my daughter in the photo, so I had a watercolour paper piece in my scraps I had made with a few Dylusions spray colours. It was perfect for just a couple of pops of purple. You can see it just under my Chippy title! (Which I have had in my stash for soooo long BTW. I painted this with some Dylusions & other acrylic paints in a few different colours to get the right shade.)

To embellish my layout, I fussy cut some more of those cute butterflies from the Maggie Holmes, FLUTTER paper, and used some of the little rubber shapes. (I'm quite a fan of these!) There's a Prima word sticker on there, (these are great, as in the pack you get alpha stickers and word stickers!) Finally, I love adding enamel dots to my pages for that final pop. These were from my stash but you can find some in the Scrappingclearly shop here:

I hope you are inspired to play along with this month's sketch! As always there's a chance to win a voucher to the Scrappingclearly store!!! Happy Scrapping until next time!
Tania :)