Another month, another sketch...

Monday, October 4, 2010

October is upon us and with the new month comes slightly warmer weather (yay), the beginning of hay season here on the farm and another wonderful sketch challenge and blog hop from Imaginisce. Each month Imaginisce put together a sketch competition which remains open until the 25th of the month and one lucky entrant has the chance to win a huge prize package to the value of $75(US), can you believe it!
This months sketch designer is the very talented Imaginisce DT member Cindy Stevens.
 Here is my take on Cindy's amazing sketch...
This photo is one of my all time favourites of my little man and although he is now 4, I still cannot get used to staring into those big blue eyes. The farmer, myself and my daughter all have brown eyes so when he was born with blue eyes we were taken aback as we didn't think it was possible... believe me, it is! LOL!
I have used the gorgeous black and white 'Katherine' paper from the Imaginisce 'To Love & Cherish' collection.
How fun and fuzzy are these cute brads that I made using my i-top and a handfull of small and medium sized brads which I covered with terry-towelling fabric.
And how fabulous are the new Imaginisce Pop-Up Flowers - I have used the Pop-up Posies 'Brights' to make the flowers on my layout with a helping hand from the 'Petal Roller' tool which also has a quilling tool on one end so I set to task making some white quilled leaves for my flowers.
These gorgeous new products from Imaginisce are due to ship mid October so be on the look out!

Now, If you'd like to join in the fun and have a chance to win a fabulous prize just for leaving a comment then here's what you need to do. Firstly you have to leave a comment on the Imaginisce blog to be eligible, then to add to your chances of winning you can leave a comment on each of the participating design team members blogs as you stop by to see their amazing sketch samples. And to increase your odds even further stop by Imaginisce on facebook too! Goodluck and I can't wait to see those sketch layout entries coming in, don't forget you have until the 25th October!
From farm to you...
 

68 comments:

  1. Oh Melinda this is just beautiful that photo against that black and white papers just pops

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  2. Great layout, and he does have a pretty eyes. Love your brads that you made up.

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  3. Beautiful layout. Beautiful baby.

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  4. love this layout. it's beautiful

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  5. OMG His eyes are amazing!

    aecopenhaver at gmail dot com

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  6. gorgeous page - so many wonderful details

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  7. This is beautiful! Did you use stamps to make the small title words at the bottom? If you did which stamps? I have got to get some!

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  8. The fuzzy brads are super! Love the layout and he does have beautiful blue eyes!

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  9. I LOVE the fuzzy brads! I will have to try that. I know what you mean about the blue eyes, my daughter has them too and hubby has brown and I have green go figure!

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  10. Gorgeous layout!!!! I can see why that is your fav pic of your little man :) I also am so fascinated by the new tool!! Love the flowers you made for your layout!!

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  11. flowers are fabulous on this layout. i especially love how the photo pops off the black background

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  12. I love the fuzzy brads! Great LO!

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  13. Awwww.... adorable Melinda! Beautiful using the Cindy's awesome sketch!

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  14. So sweet this layout is! Love the colors and that photo!
    -Cher

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  15. Very cute layout and i loved this tool, seems quite helpful to make paper flowers ;) XX

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  16. I love how you flipped the photo and those baby blues look stunning on that black paper.

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  17. Beautiful!! I love the flowers!

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  18. oh, wow...I am soooo lovin' the terry cloth covered brads!!! and yes, those are the bluest eyes!!! tfs!!

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  19. Awww, that's adorable! I love the pastel flowers on B/W. What a neat way to use the i-top!

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  20. stunning layout! love how you used the sketch to really emphasize your photo!

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  21. Oh, your interpretation of Cindy's layout is just gorgeous! I love those flowers you made, and the quilled leaves. And I would look into those eyes all day, too! The blue flower really made them pop!

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  22. What a sweet sweet layout! Love the flowers!

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  23. Fabbie layout! I love the CAS design and fuzzy brads!

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  24. Wow - those flwoer just pop! What a cutie.

    mjmarmo@comcast.net

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  25. Awesome layout, Love the way you left the background white, photo totally pops!

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  26. stunning. will be scraplifting this for sure!!!

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  27. Love those new pop up flowers and your brads are AWESOME! I'm totally scraplifting that idea : ) I also *Adore* your photo!

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  28. Thanks everyone for your wonderful comments, makes my day!
    Now in response to Ashley's question (I've already sent you an email) re: the tiny words at the bottom of the layout: I have used Adorn-It 'Carolee's Creations' Tiny Sunshine mini alpha stickers and the black larger word is a rub-on from the Imaginisce 'To Love & Cherish' collection.

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  29. What a gorgeous layout and yep he is such a cutie....:-)....luv marg xx

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  30. Wow such a precious layout hun. Those flowers are beautiful and can't wait till they are available. I would love to know where little man also gets his red hair from Melinda!!!!. Big hugs Clare xxx

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  31. LOVE the layout Melinda it is simply gorgeous, and he is a cutie!!

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  32. Beautiful LO! Love the photo, love the sketch, and love what you did with it!

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  33. wow! this layout is really striking! great job.

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  34. your layout is ABSOLUTELY adorable!!!! Fab photo!!!

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  35. Such a clean simple layout... I love it!

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  36. I am in LOVE with the flowers and the brads!!

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  37. Gorgeous layout! I adore those flowers!

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  38. very cool...love all your flowers, but espec love the doodling touches, handwriting and the blue eyes!!!

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  39. What a gorgeous page Melinda. I love your colour combo and those brads and flowers are fantastic. :)

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  40. Oh wow I didn't think I needed the i-top until now I adore the brads with the terry cloth! I also am in love with the pop up flowers! Your layout is as beautiful as the picture! TFS!

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  41. GREAT PAGE! the photo is the best! I love super close up shots!

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  42. Oh, how cute. I love the new flowers! TFS

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  43. Adorable LO! LOVE the flowers and the white space!

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  44. That page is pure inspiration! Beautiful!

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  45. I agree, beautiful, beautiful baby!
    I also love the quilling!
    Thanks for sharing ;)

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  46. That is so fabulous!! I love the terry fabric too!! Talk about texture!! WTG!!! Love it!

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  47. What an incredible photo Melinda...LOVE what you did with the sketch, just gorgeous :)
    Tfs :)

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  48. Love it! I had not seen the pop up flowers before.

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  49. I can not wait to try these roly rosies!! I think I might just have to cut some paper and try my hand at it!! Love them!!

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  50. Love this layout! And I love those roly rosies! And did I just say I love your layout?! :D

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  51. Love those roses!! They are just fabulous. Matches the great LO!!!

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  52. Wow! This is so stunning. The colours are just fabulous. And I am in love with those roses. I think I could happily use them on every layout I make. (-:

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  53. Oh how awesome! What a lovely page! Great colors!

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  54. Gorgeous photo and page! Love your details!

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