Tuesday, April 26, 2022

playground fun | TMS 654

 Hi y'all! I feel like I blinked and April passed me by! 

It's Tuesday, which means it's time for a new Tuesday Morning Sketches sketch. This is sketch #654:

Oddly enough, this one stumped me a bit. In retrospect, I have a couple of ideas that I could have used that would have been a little more true to the sketch, but at the end of the day, I like how this one turned out, and hopefully my layouts reads true enough to the sketch. 

I cut the cut file with my Silhoutte and then removed the negative space and placed it back within the paper it was originally cut from. The cut file itself is backed with vellum, which is just a tad larger than the cut file. Only the center areas are adhered to the paper which creates dimension. 

We'd love to see what you come up with using this sketch- be sure to share with us over at the TMS blog!

Tuesday, April 19, 2022

Snow Much Fun | TMS 653

 Hello! Today I'm sharing my layout created for Tuesday Morning Sketches sketch #653.

This weeks sketch:

Thankfully, Spring has decided to make an appearance, but this sketch inspired me to create a layout about Winter. 

In addition to the sketch inspiration, this was also created for a monthly crop cut file challenge on the Peartree Cutfiles facebook group. This challenge was to incorporate something hidden, which I did- hidden journaling:

Here are a couple of detail images:

I do hope you'll join along with this great sketch over at TMS

Tuesday, April 12, 2022

3 MONTHS - TMS #653

 Hey y'all! It's Tuesday, which means another sketch up on Tuesday Morning Sketches!

Here's this week's fun sketch:

And my layout:

I wanted to play off the curvy end, so I decided to cut a large "3" using my Silhouette, which was perfect for scrapping these photos of our grandsons 3-month photo shoot. 
This is a pretty simple page, but I added some hand stitching around the "3" and placed most of  the embellishments on top of it. It's raised with some foam to add dimention. 
Some doodling around the perimeter of the base and some ink/watercolor splashes finished it off. 

Paper and stickers are Echo Park
epoxy flair is from ScrappinHappyStudio
letters are Citrus Twist (an old kit)
mists are Heidi Swapp and Shimmerz

I'd love to see your take on this weeks sketch! Visit the TMS blog to share your card or layout! 


Tuesday, April 5, 2022


 Hello y'all! It's been a hot minute since I've used this blog, however I am going to try to update it a bit more frequently. :)

I've got some fun news- I'm excited to say that I have been asked to be on the design team for Tuesday Morning Sketches, aka TMS! The site is traditionally a card sketch blog, but I'm going to feature layouts based on the sketch and I do hope those of you who create layouts, will come join in! 

I will tell you that once I saw the first sketch design I would be working on, I was immediately inspired and knew exactly what photo and paper collection I would use! It was super helpful that I just happened to have purchased the new Pinkfresh Studio Happy Heart Collection which I felt was perfect for this sketch!

Here is TMS sketch #651

Here's my take:

I fussy cut the floral wreath feature from one of the patterned papers and added some dimensional foam tape for depth. Matting the photo 3 times helped add some more color and detail. I machine stitched around the edges and then folded them up for a distressed look. The title uses some Bramble Fox Perspextives. I added some yellow and pink mists. Finishing off with some fussy cut butterflies completed this and created some extra delicacy. 

Head on over to the TMS blog to see all the beautiful cards from the team as well as enter your project! I hope to see you there!