Monday, March 26, 2012

"A Gift"

I have been dying to scrap lately! Last week I had one day off, I went to an EKG training for two days, and it was my weekend to work. I finally have some scrappy time! Best part -- my EKG training was in the city that has the *BEST* scrapbook/crafts store ever. It is called Crafts Direct and it seems really similar to the Crafts Warehouse that many of you speak about! Needless to say, I spent A LOT of money.

I did this LO for the current sketch challenge at Lets Get Sketchy! In order to be entered in their drawing you have to participate in two of their 4 sketches per month and I had only done 1 -- So I figured I should get on this one!

First off, I used Basic Grey's Plumeria line for this one! I don't usually tend to like many Basic Grey lines, but seeing this one in person (and many others), I really like it! I also like that it allowed me to fussy cut -- which I love! It is hard to tell, but on the fussy cut flowers I used my stickles to add some sparkle. I got a few of the stickles when they first came out, but I have hardly used them. Crafts Direct also had a large selection of the Prima flowers and after seeing them in person, I fell in love. I thought this was the perfect page to add them to! I was also able to add some MME stickers that matched well. TFL!


Sketch:
 

14 comments:

Brenshevia said...

great page, i am not a big BG fan either but purple is my favorite color so I may have to invest in this one! Love all the fussy cutting and great papers. Thanks so much for joining us at LGS!

jenessa said...

Love your fussy cutting! Thanks for playing along with us at LGS!

Laura said...

stunning layout, love the distressed edges and all of the texture and dimension! please play along again at LGS!

Laurie LaRiviere said...

Yay, thanks for joining us again Andrea, love to see friends play along, this layout is gorgeous, I love Basic Grey and this line looks like it's a good one!! Your fussy cut flowers are great and the torn edges lend a nice vintage feel to the page!! thanks for playing along with us at lgs!! :)

Marilyn Peter said...

Wow Andrea, this is gorgeous!! BG is one of my favourite papers and I love this one!!! Great texture and colours. Thanks for joining us again at LGS!

Tabitha said...

Fabulous take on the sketch! LOVE those flowers!! Thanks for playing along at Let's Get Sketchy!

Charlotte said...

I love this layout. Great take on the sketch.
Wonderful colors, beautiful flowers and I just love the distressed edges. :)
Thank you for playing along with us at LGS.

titiyan said...

loves your color and flowers!!Thanks for joining us again at LGS!

Kerys said...

Beautiful page! I love the distressed papers and color combo! Thank you for joining us at LGS :-)

Carla said...

So very pretty! Love the shades of purple and your distressed edges! Great layout - - thanks for joining us this week at Let's Get Sketchy!

Lynn said...

This is gorgeous. I love the shabby look to the layout. Your interpretation of the sketch is fabulous. Thanks for playing along with us at LGS.

Ashley Horton said...

This turned out beautifully Andrea!! I am glad you got some time to scrap and to scrappy shop!! My LSS had the Plumeria line and Konnichiwa line and I bought the Konnichiwa. I think it has some fun papers and can't wait to use them!! I LOVE your fussy cutting on this and the distressing around the edges of your papers!! :)

Sarah Hill said...

Great job! Love the florals! Thanks for playing at LGS.

Belinda Griffin said...

Great page, thanks for playing along with us at LGS!