Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Once upon a Sketch September Challenge

Wow time flies! It certainly has been a while since my last post, but I am back for a quick show of my take on this months sketch over at
Here is the awesome sketch that really caught my eye:

The theme was "LUCKY" so I instantly thought of my nieces and the wonderful summer they are having while we shiver away in the southern hemisphere!
So without further rambling here is my take on that challenge:

Really got into girly mode with this one using my watercolours and a Crafters Workshop stencil to create the background. And with a little help by the embossing powder I managed to create some texture.

I have used some favourite chipboard pieces from Scrap FX coloured with ink pads and a touch of embossing powder to tie the elements together. 
So that is it for that challenge on to the next one!
Thanks so much for stopping by!


  1. Looks fabulous. Again, your masking is wonderful and the splash of gold looks great.

  2. Michelle, beautiful layout. I love what you did with the water colour and stencil, it looks wonderful and the embossing powder makes lovely texture. Very sweet photo and I love the handwritten journalling.
    Thanks for Playing Along with us and at OUAS Please do not forget to upload your layout to Our FB Page
    for your Chance to be in the draw for our monthly prize :)

  3. Just beautiful, Michelle! I love the watercolor work- fab job!!!

    So happy to see you playing along with us at OUAS :)


  4. What a beautiful LO for this fabulous photo of your nieces!! Your background with your coloring and embossing powder is just amazing!! Love your handwritten journaling incorporated into your design!! Thanks for joining us for the September Once Upon A…Sketch Challenge and for posting your LO on our Facebook page! ~ Blessings, Tracey

    Garden of Grace

  5. Wow, I love the watercolor background! Very cool.

  6. Congratulations on your lovely layout being featured on the Once Upon A…Sketch Facebook Page ~ Blessings, Tracey

    Garden of Grace

  7. Gosh! what a fantastic background, LOOOOVE the water colour effect and masking! the embossing in gold adds such a nice effect. Thank you so much for sharing your beautiful page with us at OUAS!


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