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Monday, January 28, 2013

Let's Get Sketchy - Last January Sketch

Welcome to the last January reveal for Let's Get Sketchy. You know what that means right? If you are at all interested in the $40 GC from Artful Delight then you've got to get those layouts submitted! To be eligible you need to have submitted to at least 3 of the 4 challenges. This week it was Team B's turn to wow us (hope you've checked out the blog for their versions of the sketch this week) but I am playing along too. Here's the sketch we are working with -  it's a gorgeous one from our very own Bev Code.

And here's what I did with it.

Last year I scrapped a picture of Marley at 4 - they were both taken at the same time so this is me "catching up"so to speak! I was hoping to post a link to the other one but I can't find it anywhere and it's among my lost photos now (hard drive blew up, remember?) Ah well. Doesn't matter!
It's amazing to me that Paige used to look like this! All chubby baby cheeks!! Sigh. They grow so fast!

Anyway, the orange swirly paper was one that I found during my inventory. It's an old Theresa Collins that came in her Gratitude mini album set. (For some reason I have 2 of those sets! Guess I'd better get busy!!) There's barely any orange in the picture of Paige but for some  reason when I put it underneath the photo it just felt so right! I've added a few highlights of pink to tie in the pink in her shirt and to keep it from feeling too "fall-like".

Here are some close up shots for you.

I had a lot of fun creating this floral detail. It's not my usual style but I really felt the sketch called for more than what I would normally do so ... sometimes you've just got to step out of your own box!

Thanks for stopping by to check out my layout this week. Hope you will play along with us! Have a great week everyone!


  1. Love the colors you chose and Marley is just wayyyy to cute!

  2. Alison, your layout is gorgeous! Love the colors and the flowers. What an adorable photo! Great job!

  3. this is really cute, love those colors and all the flowers and the photo is so sweet!! thanks for joining us at lgs!

  4. Alison, those flowers are just gorgeous. And that photo is melting my heart. Such a tender layout.

  5. Alison, I really like your layout! The flower clusters are fabulous! Super cute photo!!

  6. Pretty colors and flowers! Thanks so much for playing along with us at LGS!

  7. Great take on the sketch! I love what you did with he journaling!