Thursday 5 June 2014

Thursday Thoughts

A bit late today, but snatching five minutes before I head off to the hairdresser. It's a scrapbook page today and my 1st of the month pages.

A new sketch up for June at Once Upon A Sketch. Just the sketch on its own looks amazing, so i kept pretty true to how it looks for my page.


So I started my page by inking the chicken wire through a mask and thenadhered all the paper layers and the photo. Next I added the circular embellishments, title and journalling. Lastly, and it should have been much earlier in the parocess, I added paint splashes. this meant it was necessary to cover the photo, so that's why I should have done it right at the beginning.

Card: AC, kraft; paper scraps from my stash
Mask: TC, mini chicken wire reversed
Ink: Ranger distress, brushed corduroy; Miste Huey's Color Mists, plum thumb, dark calico, sunshine
Stamps: Uniko Studio, Background Builders Round in Circles
Punch: Martha Stewart & ek success
Die: Xcut spiro circles
Flexmarker, light fawn
Embellishments: bttons & twine from my stash

And now for my 1st June day. As it fell on a Sunday I knew ahead what some of the elements would be - it's always strip bed day, helping dad with his washing and skyping my middle son. But then I got a few surprises too - unusually dinner was just the two of us with no family and then just in time for skyping my oldest and Murray the greyhound visited.

I'm making a note to myself to try to get my camera shy daughter-in-law in the frame next time.

Well that's all today, thanks for visiting.



  1. I love how your boy's hand seems to come right out of the picture...& yep! Those splats AFTER you've stuck down your photo are a real pain - but they look great:) Worth the effort! And I love that punched border, too...fabulous page! Thanks for joining us at OUAS...And if you haven’t already done so, you can link this to our Once Upon A…Sketch Facebook Page for a chance at our special FB prize!

  2. This is a fab layout Jane, I love how you used different pattern papers to create this piece :)

  3. Great layout Jane, is that handsome young man a grandson?

  4. I love how you followed the sketch. The chicken wire looks great. The papers are bright and happy and perfect for your photo. Love the PL layouts too :D Thanks for playing along with us at OUAS this month.

  5. ADORE this, wonderful FUN Games page, makes me want to play!!!!


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