Saturday, 8 March 2014

Saturday Scribbles

A double scrapbook page to share today featuring photos of the very beautiful Belton House grounds. We went there last Tuesday, purely on a whim because the sun was shining and it seemed a waste to stay indoors.  So my planned sewing day was put on hold and I'm so pleased we did this.  I came back energised and enthusiastic and with that contented feeling you get after a great day - could be something to do with the sugar hit at the restaurant!

I used the sketch from The Memory Nest's first March challenge as the basis for my pages.  This was a really good one for me as I had so many photos I wanted to include and the double page multi-box layout was perfect.  I kept all embellishments to a minimum - just a couple of arrows and ink splatters - as I didn't want to compete with the photographs as they showed Belton in all its glory.

I kept the horizontal line  from the sketch using a Hambly screen print and the right hand circle, but then rotated the rest of the sketch to help with the placement of my photos.


 

Supplies:
Paper: AC kraft cardstock; Hambly Screen Prints, little circles
Stamp: Uniko Studio, All Occasion Sentiments #2
Inks: Memento, rich cocoa; Mister Huey's Color Mists, dark calico, sunshine, opaque white
Alphas: ep reflections; AC thickers, Prairie

And here's that sugar hit:


To finish off the perfect outing we drove home through the back roads and spotted the first lambs of Spring. 










Thanks for dropping by today. Have a great weekend!

Jane
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11 comments:

  1. Thanks for playing along with the sketch at the Memory Nest. You did a great job. I like all of the ink splatters.

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  2. Beautiful layout. I am a little jealous of your spring photos to be honest. Thanks so much for playing along with the Sketch Challenge at The Memory Nest.

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  3. Fab photos! Love your take on this sketch! Beautiful double page!
    Thanks for playing along with us at The Memory Nest!!

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  4. Great layout, thank you for playing along

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  5. Oh that is beautiful. And almost too delicious looking cake!

    Thanks for playing along with us at tMN :)

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  6. Those lambs are adorable. And you layout came out great. I can see why you came back refreshed!!! Thank you for playing along with us at tMN!! I alway love seeing what you create!!!!

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  7. Wow I cannot get over those gorgeous photos! Wonderful 2 pager!

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  8. This is really nice Jane. I love how the horizontal screenprint overlays the feature photo on the left page; very subtle - yet striking.

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  9. Wonderful layout! Love all photos together! Thanks for playing with The Memory Nest!

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  10. wow your layout is a beautiful discover :) Gorgeous photos ! Thanks for playing with The Memory Nest!

    forza

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