Friday, July 15, 2011

Layout and a giveaway!!!!!

Today I want to share a layout with you that I made for the 2 page sketch that you can find over at sketchsupport.  And as always, Allison and Scrapbook Generation have been very generous to allow us to giveaway a copy of Sketches for Scrapbooking Vol. 8!!!!!!!!!!!!! 
To be eligible for the giveaway, just leave a comment on this post and tell me what your favorite part of scrapbooking is~~~the winner will be picked randomly and be posted Monday, so be sure to check back to see if your the lucky duck! I will then get your mailing address via email and we will get it shipped to you!

Now on to the layout from sketchsupport this week...

"You Make My Heart Flutter" by Amy Roller
Supplies - Cardstock: Close to My Heart, Stampin Up!; Punch: Anna Griffin, Stampin Up!; Mask: Martha Stewart; Ink: Glimmer mist, Stampin UP! ink pad and marker and splatter tool, Tim Holtz Distress Ink-Dusty Concord; Lace: My Mind's Eye and unknown; Tulle: Hobby Lobby; Swirl rhinestones: Prima; Stamps: Close To My Heart; Chipboard Butterflies: K&Co; Sticker: Recollections; Title stickers: American Crafts, unknown minis; Patterned paper: My Mind's Eye

I started out knowing I wanted to use pictures of our younger selves and use butterflies. I had a mask in mind, (which is actually a cake stencil!) and so I started with it and Glimmer Mist. I then inked all my edges with distress ink and splattered each page with a Stampin UP! air tool and a marker.

For the large element on the right side I decided to use a butterfly to follow the theme of the page.
I looked at a butterfly embellishment I had and just sketched out by hand the shape I wanted. I then traced it onto my pattern paper and again onto a piece of cardstock. On the cardstock layer I then hand drew the details and used an exacto knife to cut out every other "vein" on the wings. I also added pop dots to this layer, allowing the pattern below to show through and give it some depth.
Afterwards I added in thickers and stickers.

Next I placed my lace that runs horizontally across the page. I made it slightly pleated and then added my punched butterflies to it, the rhinestones are already on the lace.

To finish it off I added in a few chipboard butterflies that actually have acetate layers over them, some rhinestones here and there and added a sentiment to the butterfly instead of journaling.


  1. Loved your layout. I really could use the sketch book. My favarite part of scrapbookings is spending time with my memories and my friends and trying to be creative.

  2. I really do love this layout. My favorite part of scrapbooking is just hanging out with friends and making more memories.

    Christine D

  3. Great layout and thanks for explaining how you made it. My favorite part of scrapbooking is watching my son pull out one of his scrapbooks and want the pages read to him (he's 4). Reminds me every time he does that why I scrap.

  4. great layout! My fav part of scrapbooking is looking at pictures and remembering stories.

  5. Awesome layout. I love scrapbooking because it is relaxing to me. It is peaceful, it is helps me remember fun times with my family and it allows me to show a little creativity.

  6. Gorgeous take on the sketch!!!

  7. I love how this layout turned out. My favorite part of scrapbooking is having fun with your photos, friends and family. The pictures mean even more after they are scrapbooked. Great job Amy.