Thursday, May 23, 2013

05/23/13: SIT -Sketch #112 and SIWAS - "Let It Rain"

It's 2 for 1 Thursday on my blog today!
I have 2 layouts to share w/ you for 2 different blog challenges!
Hmmm... would that then be 2 for 2 instead of 2 for 1?
IDK...but who cares! LOL!
 
 
First layout is for the current challenge over at "Sketches In Thyme"; Sketch #112.
 
Here is the original sketch:
 
 
 And this is what I was inspired to create:
 
"Box Fun"


Journaling: "Just like the stereotype about kitties goes,
Panini loves playing in boxes"

As you can see I strayed from the original quite a bit! Not only did I not do the 2 pager (although I never do, LOL) I also only used some of the elements of the original sketch.  I did make a partial grid and include some blocks of paper but for the most part I didn't follow the sketch but instead let it "inspire me".
 
I had a lot of fun w/ the kraft heart embellies!  I bought them out of the dollar bin at Target.  They are self-adhesive and also come w/ a lot of other shapes in the package.  All I did was stick them on my page and outline them w/ my zig and done!!! Not bad for $1!
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The next layout is for "Scrap It With a Song"
The song inspiration this week is "Let It Rain" by Amanda Marshall.
Usually I like to use the song title as my layout title or at least somewhere in the journaling, but since I didn't have any "rain" pictures to scrap, I just used a line from the song for my title:

"It Isn't Easy 2 Be Kind"
Journaling: ("Snapshots" embellie): "Ivanna and Panini BFFs - Not! Nov 13, 2012"
(Under the right pic): "Ivanna and Panini just can't seem to get along! IDK if it's because of the
age difference or because of they are of different species or both!"
 
As soon as I read that line I thought of my 2 fur babies who just can't seem to be nice to each other!  And these pics went perfectly w/ the theme.  Look at them pretending not to know the other exists! LOL! Love them so much!
 
I used some washi tape on this, a product I love but always seem to forget to use! At first I thought it would look awkward since the tape was dark compared to the soft colors on the rest of the layout, but in the end I think it added a nice "pop"of contrast!
 
Okay, it's your turn!!
Please top by either, or both, of the blogs and share w/ us your creations as inspired by this weeks challenge!
 
 
 
 
 

5 comments:

  1. I LOVE seeing how you take a 2 pager and condense it down to 1. The inspiration is definitely there, but it's SO different from the sketch!

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  2. Very cute layout! My cats don't really get along either.

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  3. These are beautiful!! LOVING the photos and love love love how you used Nikki's papers!!

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  4. Great layouts! Love them both. One of our kitties still doesn't like our dog. I feel so bad for him. lol

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  5. Love your two layouts! The furbabies are adorable! Those heart embellishments were an awesome find.

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