Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Sketchy Thursdays...A Perfect Fall Day

I heard about the Sketchy Thursdays blog a while back while on another scrappers blog, but, haven't had much time to stop and check out their sketches.  I finally got around to taking a  peek last week and absolutely couldn't resist this sketch!!!  This was so out of the box for me, but, SO much fun!!  It all just kind of fell in place...that never happens for me! 
I had big plans to put the pictures in a circle using Photoshop, but, it turns out I'm not that good!  I can't figure out how to do the wedges.  So, I did what I could and opted for five pictures instead of six.  I'm pretty happy with the results regardless and look forward to trying more Sketchy Thursday sketches!!

I've actually had this layout completed for almost a week now.  But, with very little daylight these days, I'm having trouble getting a good picture.  I will make another attempt tomorrow and see if I can improve it.  In the meantime, I should mention that the leaves are edged with gold glitter (they came that way) and I added gold Stickles between the scallops on the circle for the "sparkle" part of the challenge.
Paper:  Memory Box Blackbird and Basic Grey Ambrosia
Cardstock: CTMH Colonial White
Stamps:  Field Trip Alpha and Many Thanks
Ink: Autumn Terracotta, Brown Bag, Honey, and Cocoa
Other:  Recollections Mulberry Paper Holly Leaves (Michaels), Martha Stewart Punches, EKSuccess Corner Rounder (scallops), Champagne Stickles, Funky Ribbon from LSS (it was by the yard don't have manufacturer info), and Zig Pen


  1. Great page! Loving those photo's and the cute fall embellies!Love it!
    Thanks so much for playing along with us at Sketchy Thursdays!

  2. This is GORGEOUS! LOVEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE the photos and the colors! Thanks soooooooooooooooo much for playing along with Sketchy Thursdays! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

  3. What a stunning fall page, love the neutral background! Thanks for joining the fun at Sketchy Thursdays!!

  4. Wooooooooow!!So gorgeous!!!
    Love it!!
    Thanks so much for playing along with us at Sketchy Thursdays:)

  5. Wow! This is beautiful. Love the dark background paper and how it contrasts so well with the golds and oranges in the rest of your layout.