Sunday Sketch | Kelly Noel

This week, our scrapbook sketch is a 9" x 12" layout featuring two square photos, lots of journaling, and a bold title at the bottom. Our card sketch includes several layers, stamping, and a bit of added texture, and our pocket page sketch has two photos mounted on 3" x 4" pocket cards with journaling and a title. Creative Team member Kelly Noel is joining us this week and sharing her take on the week's scrapbook sketch! Be sure to follow Kelly here at SC to see more of her work and keep up with her.

Our scrapbook sketch comes from Melanie Louette's This is Real Life layout:

Our card sketch comes from Lisa Spangler's Fancy a Cuppa card:

And our pocket page sketch comes from Kelly Noel's September 2016 spread:

And here's Kelly's take on our scrapbook sketch: 

I loved the simplicity of Melanie's layout that the sketch was based on. She does graphic and simple like no one else! I was inspired by the same basic design. I had three photos I wanted to use so I printed three 2" x 3" photos in a row on my home printer. I flip flopped the sketch keeping my photo towards the bottom of the page and adding the journaling and title towards the top. I love using sketches as a jumping off point, and often times, the finished layout looks nothing like the original. 



Now it's your turn! Make a project using one of this week's sketches as a starting point, then share it in the Studio Calico gallery. Use the hashtag #SCsketch to make it easier for other members to find! Leave us a link to your project by January 2nd in the comments here to be entered to win a $5 gift card to Studio Calico Shop. This week's sketch winner will be announced in the January 7th Layout of the Week post.

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9 comments

  1. CeliseMcL says…
    12/27/2016

    My card based upon the card sketch
    http://www.studiocalico.com/galleries/197952-birthday
    Purple is so underrated

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  2. Kristi_ says…
    12/27/2016
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  3. lindam says…
    12/27/2016

    Pocket page based on the pocket page sketch:

    http://www.studiocalico.com/galleries/197970-love-u

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  4. penny says…
    12/28/2016
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    12/28/2016
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  6. CeliseMcL says…
    12/28/2016

    Tough act to follow such a heartbreaking story behind the scrap book sketch.
    A little levity in rarity
    http://www.studiocalico.com/galleries/197987-indeed

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  7. penny says…
    12/28/2016

    I used the pocket page sketch for the top two right cards on this layout: http://www.studiocalico.com/galleries/197988-2016-highlights

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  8. Kristi_ says…
    12/28/2016

    Made some thank you cards using the card sketch: http://www.studiocalico.com/galleries/197998-polar-bear-thank-you-cards

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  9. CristinaC says…
    01/01/2017
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