Saturday, December 28, 2013

The Pirate King - Sketchabilities # 105

This time of year it seems near impossible to get pages completed before the challenge deadline. I missed out on the last Sketchabilities challenge so here's hoping I've got this one completed in time.

Here's the sketch that the page was based on ...
 And this is the page...
The photo I've used is from our combined birthday party this year which had a Pirate theme, Jonno went as the Pirate Captain and I was dressed as his Wench ... complete with long blond wig!

Once again I've raided my stash of old papers for this page as well as adding some embossing and inking to the pennants at the bottom of the photo.
The title has been cut on the Cricut using the "Black Letter" cartridge, I've then covered the letters with Ranger Crackle Accents to give it a crazy cracked look. The mask is Kaisercraft "Cogs" which I've sprayed with Glimmermist "Black Magic" & "Iridescent Gold". The gold chain and coins are from the bracelet I brought to wear as part of the costume ... and what do you do with jewellery you brought for a costume but will never wear again???? You use it on the page of the party photos!!! 

Well, thats all for now. Thanks for stopping by.

Kaye :-)

Saturday, December 21, 2013

Xmas Kiss - Sketchabilities #104

This page is based on the Sketchabilities sketch #104, unfortunately I didn't get this page finished in time to enter it but I was pleased with the end result so I decided to post it anyway.

This is the sketch I used ...
And here's my take on it...

The photo I've used was taken at "Slobberfest" the Bulldog fun day on 1 December 2012. Skye and Jay were 9 & 8 weeks old respectively. Skye had been with us for two weeks but we'd only brought Jay home two days before.

I've used corrugated cardboard box from a box we received parts in (much to my husbands amusement), I've then painted it with Gesso. I've used a mask and clear ink, then covered it with green embossing powder. The paper is an old Basic Grey Christmas range.

The snow flakes are Dusty Attic chipboard that I've painted white and then covered them with "Diamond Dust". The small leaves and berries was a little chipboard piece I had from somewhere that I've embossed with green and purple embossing powder. The flowers and leaves were just ones I had in my stash from various sources.

Well .... I better go and work on the next challenge so that its done in time to enter. 

Thanks for stopping by.