Thursday, 28 August 2014

Scrap Much Challenges

With the last little bit of time on my hands before the new term starts I have been blog hopping.  Partly to give me ideas for my own blog but also to inspire my crafting. 

I have just spotted this challenge using colours that I adore

aren't they a fab summer sorbet combination? 

Well I just had to have a go, and here is what I came up with.

About 8 months ago I was sorting my albums into proper order [cross referencing with photos on my laptop - what a faff!] and realised that I had barely any layouts done for 2009.  So I am now trying to scrap photos from the last year AND add to my 2009 album.

The floral MME paper has all 4 colours in it, I misted a doily in red and alpha's in aqua/blue and red.  I've also thrown yellow and grey into the mix as neutral/grounding colours.  Don't know if you can read the journaling but it explain how my DD decided to put on every item from my pyjama drawer.  She found it soooo funny, especially when she fell over and couldn't stand back up!

I was also inspired by this sketch

and knew just the photos I wanted to use

I had to move the right hand cluster below the photo so that I could fit the title in and shifted the photos over to fit in a journaling card.  These challenges are helping me get my photos scrapped but I'm not getting much ironing or cleaning done [not that I ever really need an excuse to avoid them]

Thanks for looking

Louise x


  1. Wow great job with the colour challenge and sketch, Such beautiful pages! So glad you played along with us at ScrapMuch?! PS> Love your blog name!

  2. Great take on both the colour challenge and the sketch! Love the grid pattern and embellies on the colour challenge and I love the paper and embellie choices for the sketch. Thank you for sharing with us at ScrapMuch?

  3. What beautiful pages!! Thank you for sharing with us at ScrapMuch?

  4. Looks like you got your scrapping ball rolling! Two challenges completed! WAY TO GO! PJ are adorable! I giggled when you mentioned that your DD fell over and could not get up! Great layout! For the Sketch challenge, I am glad you are able to move things around to suit your needs and that you are happy with it! Thank you for playing with us over at the ScrapMuch?

  5. Fabulous job on both the colour challenge and the sketch challenge!!! Way to go! Love your paper choices for the colour challenge! Your embellishing is fabulous! Thanks for playing along with ScrapMuch?

  6. Great take on the color challenge - I just love those colors.

    Thanks for joining us at Scrap Much?

  7. Your page looks great Louise.......ironed clothes and a clean house are seriously over-rated anyhow! lol Thanks for joining our Sketch Challenge over at Scrapmuch? this month.

  8. Beautiful layouts - love both Great take on the Col our Challenge and the sketch
    Thank you for playing along at ScrapMuch?

  9. Great layouts! Love the layering :) Thanks for joining us at ScrapMuch?!

  10. Love the colors you used. Great layouts. Thanks for playing along with us at ScrapMuch?


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