Sunday, November 24, 2013

11/24/13 - "Pick-a-Tree"

Happy Sunday!
Well it's almost over...at least here it is. 
I started this layout yesterday but didn't get to finish it until today because I went out to a hockey game last night. Our team lost, but it was a lot a fun anyway! My favorite part? The fights! There were 2 of them and I really get into them! LOL!
 
Okay, enough about hockey here's my layout:
 
 
"Pick-a-Tree '13"
 
(I just noticed you can't really see my daughter photobombing the picture of my son and I...boo! One of the drawbacks of printing out your pictures in a smaller size. I may go back and add an arrow pointing her out)



I used this sketch from "My Scraps and More":


I realize it doesn't look exactly like the sketch... in fact I can imagine you're thinking that it doesn't look anything like it. Well I admit it's loosely based on the sketch. I fully intended to follow it more closely but, as I'm sure you've experienced, my layout took on a life of it's own!

I used the following elements of the original to create my layout:
> 4 small pictures
> A horizontal strip of paper
> A verticle strip of paper
> A tag
> A circle embellie
> Arrow embellies

The layout didn't turn out the way I planned it, but it's okay, I love it anyway!
After all, not all good things in life happen because of planning...a lot of them are just happy surprises!
Here's hoping you have many happy surprises and a great rest-of-the day!

6 comments:

  1. That's the BEST part of hockey .. the FIGHTS!! LOL!! I love love love your lo!! LOVING the colors and the big circle!!!!!!!!!

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  3. Isn't it funny how a page can turn out totally different than what you had first planned?! I love your final result! Thanks for playing along with us at My Scraps & More!

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  4. ohhhh love how you worked the sketch here!!! cool LO!!! thanks sooo much for playing along with My Scraps & More sketches this week!!!!

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  5. Fun take on sketch!
    Thanks for playing along with us at My Scraps & More!

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