Friday, August 28, 2009

You guys are rockin'!

My inbox was full again this week with reader layouts based on last week's sketch! I'm lovin' it! Seriously! So, to start let's take a look at this layout from Sharon Scott. Last week was Sharon's first time to share with us and I'm so glad she was able to do it again.

Sharon used the Quickutz Chocolate alphabet for her title and added the makeup. She actually cut the tips of the appliator out of foam then swiped the ends in chalk that resembled the colors of the eyeshadows she'd made in her pallete. How clever! Great job with the sketch!

Karin jumped in this week too! Here's her layout...

If you look closely you can see Karin's layout is not an exact replica of the sketch! That's perfectly okay! That's the beauty of sketches. You can use them for inspiration and follow your own creativity to bring your project alive. Karin used a combination of Cosmopolitan and Banana Split fonts for her title and the Scallop border. Thanks for sharing with us Karin!

Our friend Jannie took up our challenge again this week too!

Jannie told me she is ready for some cooler weather and I have to agree! I LOVE Fall and while I get tired of the ice, snow and cold by Februrary, I too am ready to pull out some long sleeve shirts! LOL! Look at those gorgeous pics of Montana! Jannie used the Reuse alphabet and the Bead Border. Jannie, we're glad you joined us today!

Look closely at Shar's layout...

Here's is Shar's journaling, "At first glance we thought it was just another drunk chicken in a flower bed", the pair reported, "but on closer inspection, we were shocked and saddened to see it was not just any chicken, but Elmo from Sesame Street, dressed in a chicken costume...and wreaking of alcohol.

The reason for Elmo's unexpected demise is still unclear at this time. It is speculated that after a night of partying, an inebriated Elmo, making his way back to his owner's residence while still in costume, was likely accosted by the family dog, rendering the muppet unconscious, subsequently abandoning the toy in a flower bed on Roosevelt Street. Elmo Muppet, whose owner has yet to be contacted, remains among the flowers.

A reward is being offered for any information leading to the identification of the dog in question. At this time no charges have been filed and the dog is not considered a suspect, but is certainly a dog of interest.

If you have any information regarding the circumstances surrounding this case, please contact The Children's Television Workshop at 123 Sesame Street."

How funny is that?! This picture is actually of a toy Shar and her granddaughter found in the bushes on the way to the park one day. Shar printed her journaling onto cream colored cardstock to resemble a newspaper clipping. For the title she used the Diesel Classic alphabet. The Sesame Street sign was made using rounded rectangles and a half circle and she added the Studio Skinnimini font for the name. The stars Shar used are from the USA set. Thanks Shar for sharing your layout with us!

Now onto this week's sketch. I actually designed this week's sketch using my Gazelle software.

Now let's look at the design team's interpretation.

Jenn used the new Halloween Flasks on her Science layout.

Jenn used a mixture of Gazebo and Yogurt alphabets for her title. Looks like they had lots of fun!

Now check out Veronica's layout...

She used a combination of the new Teriyaki alphabet and the Summer of Fun Chicken Soup font. Veronica added the Pirate Ship and a stamp from Unity's This is the Time set. Veronica's family visited an actual Viking Ship! How cool would that be?!

Okay, do you remember when I told you I had plans for the Toilet die?! Well, here it is...

The tile is a mix of Moonlight and 2 favs! I used my Slice and the Basic Shapes 1 Design card for my circles and shaded the toilet with my Cool Gray Copic (C3). It's hard to see in the pic but I used my Scor-Pal and Scor-Bug to pierce two of the corners of the layout.

Well, we hope you've all had a fabulous week! We're super glad you took the time to stop by today and we hope you'll be able to join us with our sketch this week! We'll be back on Monday with some more great projects! Have a great weekend!



Jill said...

Shar--too hilarious!!! Love your layout.

Jenn in MO said...

WOW! I love all the reader layouts this week - thanks to everyone for sharing your work. Great layouts!!