Thursday, August 11, 2011

Sketches in Thyme Thursday Takes #53

Good Morning Blog Land! It’s time for another fab sketch from Sketches in Thyme! I’m heading out for a camping trip, so I’m going to make this post short and sweet so without further adieu, here’s the sketch:



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Isn’t it great?! It’s so open for interpretation! And with that, here’s mine: I found this picture that was taken of me the day I had Kieran. I didn’t know it at the time that I was going to have a baby that day, I just knew that I was 40 weeks, and going to the hospital to have an ultrasound done for extra fluid…turns out, I had too much, so they induced me right then :) I was quite happy, because he was the first out of 3 that actually went full term, and I was totally ready to be not pregnant anymore!



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Close up:



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I punched 4, 12”x1” strips of paper with my punch, then box folded them so they would go in a circle a bit, then taped it to my main circle with my trusty score tape, then added the raffia (which colors nicely with distress inks) and a row of those pretty pearls. Once I got that done the page came together quite easily, but I’ll tell ya, that part was definitely NOT easy ;) but it was worth it because I’m quite happy with the way it turned out :)



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Well, so much for this post being short! I can’t help it, I think I just like to blab too much! lol Anyway, I hope you play along with us this month at Sketches in Thyme! This is the first of 3 challenges, so get crafting!!



Also, don’t forget to join us over at Creative Accents and use that ever growing stash!! That’s why we buy the stuff right? that and it’s just so darn fun and cool! lol



I’m off to go camping for the night! Wish me a night free of bears!!





*hugs*



Sarah

8 comments:

Hill Top Creations said...

Wow lovely layout Well done.. Have a great time camping.. Take Care

Jinny Newlin said...

LOVE the way you've trimmed your photo circle! GORGEOUS! And all those colors just work so well together! Have fun camping ;)!

Lynnda Hosni said...

Hey Sarah.... look at you huh... that layout is simply gorgeous... I love the pleated circle... you rocked my dear friend.... hugs...xoxo

mindy gallagher said...

I love this layout Sarah! The colors are great and I love what you've done with the circle!

Roxy said...

This is awesome, love the photo (cool angle!)and the circle is just AWESOME!!! Hope you have fun camping, my boys are off camping too, so I'm planning to have some lovely girls' time!

missybossy65 said...

This is gorrrrrgeous! I am gutted that I have used all my PP papers otherwise I would be totally copying the whole lo, lol :0)

ms.espresso said...

hm... I swear I left a comment already, but it musta been on one of those days when blogger was having issues! FAB layout, my fave part is the pleated ruffle around the circle- it really rocks! Lots of great details :)

Julie Ann Shahin said...

What a great blog you have here!!!! I love your cards and layouts. This one is especially fun, I might have to scraplift it!!! Thanks for the blog love too!!! xoxo