Friday, 30 July 2010

Sketchy Thusdays Sketch 7.29

I love the Sketchy Thursdays sketch this week, especially Lisa's take on it, so I had to try it out straight away:


I like how it's quite simple, but can be adapted in so many different ways. I'm sure I'll be using this one again, and will always end up with something really different! Here's what I made of it this time (click on the photo to see it larger):


Journaling reads:

'My 24th birthday was spent on Koh Phi Phi in Thailand. We swam, sipped champagne and cocktails, sunbathed, ate good food, and watched Poi dancers. Perfect!'

Had lots of fun glimmer misting and distressing the light green cardstock, then fraying and machine stitching the faded brown paper. I also found some perfect bits in my stash to add to the page, inc a vintage image of a girl and a big b'day cake, and a postage stamp from thailand.




I have got so many travel photos waiting to be scrapbooked, it's nice to get one done every once in a while and remember what fun we had. I'd really like to go back to Phi Phi one day, I loved it there for the snorkelling, boat trips, and great places to hang out. Ah, one day I'll be there again! xx

8 comments:

Meghann said...

Awesome layout Jennifer! Those are my favorite colors & there is so much to look at on this layout. Wow!

Denise said...

Brilliant layout, like Meghann said,there is so much to look at and really lovely colours,love it.

lisa said...

What a great LO. I love the distressed edges. The added texture makes such a difference in my eyes.
Thanks for the mention, made me smile : )
Have a lovely weekend xxx

Lea said...

Just thought I'd check out the Sketchy Thursday's submissions this week and I just love your LO!!! The colors are great and the embelishements are so unique.

SarahLP said...

Gorgeous LO, Jennifer.. it's a lovely photo of you and well done for getting a travel pic scrapped. I went to Thailand on honeymoon and have loads of pics to scrap.. thanks for the inspiration!

Annmaree said...

Hey Jenn! Sorry I havent dropped by here lately! Thank You for your comments!

This is a very cool page, I love the wrinkled effect on the green paper, and the cool embellishments!!!

Heidi said...

this is just awesome! i'm glad you like the sketch so much!!!! thanks for playing along!

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

I loveeeeeeeeeeeeeee this!! i love love love love all the distressing and the colors!! Thanks sooooooooooooooooo much for playing along with Sketchy Thursdays! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

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