Sunday Sketch

This week we are once again offering you TWO for cards and one for layouts!! The card sketch is from Robyn Werlich's Spencer's gallery:


And the layout sketch is from Maggie Holmes' Spencer's gallery:


We invited member Erin (erintaylor718) to choose one of these to use as a starting point this week, and she couldn't choose just one!! She went above and beyond, by creating 4 total projects!!






Thank You - You Are Amazing (card)

Neverland Card Kit, "Thank You" stamp: Simon Says Stamps, Ink: Memento (Tuxedo Black), Stampin' Up! (Melon Mambo), Twine: American Crafts, Dies: Papertrey Ink (Double Ended Banner Die, Fillable Frames #9)

Jack @ 3 (layout)
Junior Mints Add-on Kit,Sock Hop Card Kit (stamp)

Brothers (layout)
Style Guide Add-on Kit, Pollard Add-on Kit, Pioneer Drive Add-on Kit, Letter Stickers, Today: Kelly Purkey SSS kit Carstock, Patterned Paper: Papertrey Ink

Hello Friend (card)
Front Row Card Kit, Neverland Project Life Kit, Junior Mints Add On Kit, Hook Add On Kit Tag , Die: Papertrey Ink (Fillable Frames #9), Twine: American Crafts

And a few thoughts on how Erin interpreted the sketches:

The card sketch was so much fun to work with! The four "homes" for products were easy to fill with embellishments and a sentiment (on the card), and it translated easily to a layout sketch. I started out with my journaling, which I adapted from a Cathy Z. digital template. I found a great photo of my son, and used various embellishments for the open spaces.

The layout sketch was a definite stretch for me. I am usually linear and "orderly", and this sketch is v-e-r-y random and scattered (a look I usually can't pull off!). But I was able to create a layout I love by reducing the size of the layout to 8x8, and working with fewer embellishments. many great things happening on Erin's projects! Most of all, we love that she was so inspired by both the kits & sketches, that she turned in 4 projects...thank you so much for joining us this week, Erin!! You can see more inspiration from her in her SC Gallery, and on her blog. Erin is also active in the Twitter community: @erintaylor718

How will YOU use this sketch? Whether it's a layout, a card or something else, link us up to your project by April 15th for a chance to win a $5 gift card to the Studio Calico shop. (Please remember, your project must be loaded into our gallery to qualify...and your comment has to link back to it in the SC Gallery)

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