Friday, 1 July 2011

Have you seen......

.....issue 56 of the Scrapbook magazine, out this week?  
  My contribution was to the activity pack.
I was asked to design a sketch and create 2 layouts to show how different they can be when the starting point is the same. The task didn't come too easily, however I enjoyed the challenge and used some of my favourite papers!



" Cute in Boots" uses October afternoon, and I did some hand stitching with Bakers Twine. 
I didn't use a single piece of Bazzill cardstock, which is very unusual for me.


I didn't have the right colours to match the photo in the " All Aboard"  layout, so tried a different approach.
I simply chose all black and white patterns from Echo Park, and added some small kraft coloured accents, instead of converting the photo to black and white - which is what I would normally do !


Here's the magazine and article showing the sketch,



All the supplies are available at my local scrapbook shop, which is also on line at www.papermaze.co.uk.

Thanks for stopping by
Karen x

10 comments:

  1. Great layouts Karen, especially love the colours in the first one. Becky x

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  2. Both Gorgeous! Congrats on the publish :D

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  3. Beautiful LOs and well done on being published :)

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  4. These are gorgeous Karen, Congrats on being published.
    C
    xx

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  5. Congratulations on your magazine article-the layouts are fabulous.I love them both!

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  6. Fab LOs love the papers you have used (and the wellies in the 1st one :))

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  7. Wow, amazing LO and congrats on getting it pubbed!! Love all the layering. And love the woodgrain pp and all the details on that first one!!

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  8. Fab layouts Karen! congratulations on having them published.

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  9. They are both beautiful! well done. So.... where is my signed copy eh?

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  10. Two really lovely layouts - especially love the twist with the second one - never thought of making the background neutral as I always convert pictures to black and white - must try and remember that trick in future.

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