July 14, 2013

Paper Bakery Sketch Challenge #8

Happy Sunday everyone! It is time for another Paper Bakery Sketch Challenge! I present you...


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And this is my take on the sketch! I definitely did not follow the sketch this time. In fact I switched it up quite a bit. I used only one photo and I flipped the design horizontally. I also moved the position of the title. I love creating sketches, but I really enjoy how they can inspired my layout.  Sometimes I really enjoy taking the easy road and to follow the sketch exactly, and at other times it is fun to use it as a starting point. That is exactly what I did this time. I was inspired to use the squares above and below the photo as well as the strip behind them. Instead of circles though I choose to use some die cut clouds. Remember, let the sketch inspire you. You do not have to follow the shapes and patterns exactly.

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As I created this layout, I used a combination of products from both the July Boardwalk Scrapbook Kit and Project Kit.  One of my favorite things in this kit were the Studio Calico Wood Veneer Circles. I gave them a coat of Distress Ink in Picket Fence for a bit of a whitewashed look and then I added a layer of Glossy Accents for a bit of shine.  Sometimes it is just fun to play with products and see if you can give them a different look!

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I also had fun playing with the exclusive Paper Bakery Anchor Background stamp that is part of the July Mixed Media Kit! I stamped it and heat embossed it using gold embossing powder. I think it added a fun and unexpected touch of shimmer to the die cut clouds!

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Here are the details you need to know to play along with us using the sketch:

1.) We will have a new Sketch Challenges every two weeks. Play along for your chance to win a $10 coupon to the Paper Bakery store.
2.) Make a layout or project utilizing the sketch. Be creative and have fun! We would love to see what you create using a Paper Bakery kit however, using a kit is not required for you to play along.
3.) Take a picture and link it up on the sidebar of the Paper Bakery blog using the INLINKZ widget by the due date July 27.
4.) Winners will be randomly selected and we will post them on the Paper Bakery Facebook page and on the Paper Bakery blog.  Make sure to follow us on both to find out if you are the winner!!!
I hope you are inspired by this sketch and will play along with us!  I am looking forward to seeing what you create and share!!!

I hope you enjoy the new sketch and I can't wait to see how it inspires you! Also, if you have any suggestions about things you would like to see in future sketches, just let me know!

6 comments:

  1. Beautifully done! Love the product choices and all little bits you used on this layout!

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  2. Such a cute sketch! I will get right to it and scrap the photos of our visit to the park today.

    Hugs
    Lisi

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  3. fabulous!! I love your take on the sketch! especially those clouds..x

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  4. This is gorgeous!! I loveeeeeeeee the colors, the title work and the clouds!!!!

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  5. Great page Juliana! Love that you used the Atlantic Triangle paper for your background and the stamped anchors on those clouds, are so awesome!

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JULIANA