SIT #121

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Hey, y'all!  I hope you're all having a wonderful week!  Summer temps have finally arrived in our neck of the woods.  Unfortunately, they did so after our city pool closed for renovations.  So, we've been trying to get out and about early and eating lots of popsicles ;).  Anyway, I've got Sketches in Thyme's two-pager for you all today.  Enjoy!
I started this page by anchoring the black star, red and pink circles, and yellow, feather, patterned papers, with black-threaded, straight, machine stitches, near the center of the red, cherry, embossed and distressed, base pages.  After adhering my photos, in a grid-like fashion, down their combined center, I grounded everything with a few, Cameo-cut, from patterned paper, arrows leftover from another project, before turning my attention to the left side of the page.
The bottom left corner was anchored with a cluster made up of a couple of Cameo-cut, from patterned paper, feathers...
tied together with white chord, laced through a red button, and dressed up with a yellow, April 25, 2013 flag, as well as a bird, wire trinket.
A hand-cut, from patterned paper, "Remember This", chalkboard, word bubble...
and "SMILES", word sticker..
lead us to the "mahaffie farmstead" title, which was made out of black, canvas letters and a Cameo-cut, from Whisper White cardstock, "farmstead"...
and carries over to the right side of the layout.
Another word bubble, as well as a rooster flashcard and wax envelope, stuffed with a notebook, patterned paper journaling card, dressed up with a red button, laced with a white chord bow, grounds the right side of my photo grid.
The journaling reads, You cannot beat a beautiful, spring day at Mahaffie for their Growing Up Victorian Homeschool Program.  We got to churn butter, grind corn to feed the chickens, plant corn, and ride the stage coach, all with the company of the Ginn girls.

A simple "timeless", word sticker completes the look.
And here's your Challenge #121 sketch to get your creative juices flowing.
Don't forget that you have until the close of the month, on Saturday, August 31, 2013, to link up your takes, in the right hand column of the Sketches in Thyme Blog, to be in the running to be named one of our monthly Top 3.  Thanks so much for stopping by!  I'm signing off for the weekend to do some catching up.  Plus, my computer is going haywire.  Pretty much everything associated with Microsoft isn't working, which means no sending or receiving emails, no editing pics or even uploading them for that matter, no just about anything.  It's super frustrating, but I'm hoping we'll get things worked out to be on schedule for the first of three days of brand, spankin' new, Wplus9 Design, August/September Release goodies first thing next week.  Can't wait to share!  Until then, be blessed!

{Supplies & Tools}
Paper: Whisper White (SU); red cherry embossed (Core'dinations); pink & red circles, notebook, & black star (JBS); yellow designer (My Mind's Eye); yellow feather, aqua circles, & chalkboard word bubbles (Echo Park) Ink: Black PITT artist pen (Faber Castell) Other: black thread (Coats & Clark); sewing machine (Janome); feather cut file, Scrap Calligraphy font, & Cameo (Silhouette); arrow cut file & rooster flashcard (JBS); red buttons (JoAnn Fabrics); white chord (Hobby Lobby); foam tape (Scrapbook Adhesives); black canvas letters (Prima); bird wire trinket (Maya Road); yellow flag (My Mind's Eye); wax envelope (Freckled Fawn); "SMILES" & "timeless" word stickers (K&Company)

21 comments:

Miriam Prantner said...

Great layout! Love all the photos, the bright colors and stitching, and the feathers and chevrons are wonderful!

Doreen Vasquez said...

So cute! Love the feathers, the rooster, and the splash of yellow!

Lynn said...

Fabulous layout Jinny. The smiles say it all! And a big grrrr for computer issues. So frustrating.

blsd2scrp said...

love this! such great details and photos!

Lisa said...

The kids look like they had loads of fun! Cute LO Jinny. Hope you get the computer issues resolved!

Annette Allen said...

wow now that looks like a fun trip.. great photos and awesome layout..

Hope you are having an awesome day..

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

Gorgeous!! I loveeeeee the colors, the photos and the feathers!! And bummer about the pool being closed :(

Angi Barrs said...

What a beautiful two pager! Love those feathers.

Chantal Vandenberg said...

This rocks!!!

yyam said...

What an awesome double-pager! Love the bold colours. And how perfectly balanced the composition is. And those fun family pics! :)

Larissa Heskett said...

OMG!! Jinny I'm LOVING everything about this layout!! Such a Bright and Happy color and all of your added elements just make it perfect!! Love all of the pics too!! ;) THANKS for sharing and have a Fabulous Weekemd!! ;)

Cassandra aka Scrap Savvy said...

Great double pager! Love your colour choices and the chevrons and feathers.:)

Ashley Horton said...

Love all of the details on this amazing double pager, Jinny! The Red background paper is a great base for your photos, and I love that embellishment cluster with the feathers!

Charlene said...

So cute Jinny!!! I love those feathers!! Summer here is winding down...its only 98 today lol!!

Tracy said...

Now that looks like a super fun trip. I wanna ride in the stagecoach! :-) Another winner! Hugs!

Tracey Sabella said...

Gorgeous 2-page LO!! Love the feathers and reds! ~ Blessings, Tracey

Garden of Grace

Linda R said...

Your page looks amazing. I just love all the layering you do..

Hope you have cooled off a bit.

Hugs~

Leslie Germain said...

Great layout and take on the sketch. Love the arrows and the colors. I like playing along with SIT when I have a chance.

Kirsty Vittetoe said...

Love, love your 2 pages!

Meihsia Liu said...

Wow... what fun pages!!! Jinny. I love those cute pictures and beautiful details you've added on this layout. :)

Monika/Buzsy said...

What a wonderful page Jinny. Love the pictures, the colors... the feathers look great... and I really like the journaling.