LIfe’s Moments- GD at Another Freaking Scrappy Challenge

I was invited this month to be a GD at Another Freaking Scrappy Challenge 
This is my April 15th Reveal for the monthly sketch!!
I found this sketch difficult for me and I tried my best to keep it as close as possible to the sketch but also make it my style.
I used a couple of Prima’s Engraver vines to make a circle around the photo. It gave it a really nice frame.
I used the Crazy Circles 12×12 sheet from 2 Crafty. I cut it in half and covered it with Tim Holtz Antique Linen Crackle Paint. Then I edged it in dark bark fluid chalk ink from Prima. Finally I stamped it with brown archival ink using my script stamp.

I also used the Life’s Moments title from  2 Crafty which I simply inked in dark bark fluid chalk ink to match the LO.
Materials used:
Papers: Pion Design Grandma’s Storybook
Chipboard: 2 Crafty
Flowers: Manorhouse creations, Prima
Nest and Bird cage: The Trinket Track
Gesso, Cheesecloth
Sand Acrylic paint dabber
Tim Holts Antique Linen crackle paint
Ranger brown Archival ink
Prima fluid chalk ink: dark bark
Shimmerz sprays: Treasured Hymn, Bronze Bombshell
Glitz Design script stamp
Well I hope you get a chance to join us in the challenge this month!!
Have a fabulous day!!

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25 Comments

  • Reply Lizzyc April 15, 2013 at 10:08 am

    Absolutely gorgeous! I love the flowers and the vine around the photo.. and a wonderful interpretation of the sketch..

  • Reply Swissdutchy8 April 15, 2013 at 10:27 am

    Love how you picked up the sketch! I had the same struggle with the circles. But survived.
    Love that chipboard you used,pitty we cant buy 2 crafty here.

  • Reply juscrap April 15, 2013 at 10:51 am

    Gorgeous Keren! Love how you this circles. xx

  • Reply Lizzy Hill April 15, 2013 at 11:00 am

    I think you've done an awesome job of the sketch…I really love it!!!! Those circles are fabulous…& I was so pleased to get my package from you today:):):) really tickled pink:):)!!!!

  • Reply Bente Fagerberg April 15, 2013 at 11:18 am

    You rock this sketch. Sooo BEAUTIFUL!!

  • Reply Lynnda April 15, 2013 at 11:26 am

    Congrats on gd stint!! Your layout I'd beautiful … You rock the sketch!! Love this LO to bits!!! Hugs x

  • Reply Natali Yarkova April 15, 2013 at 11:42 am

    Мне понравилось , как вы скомпоновали цветы … они как кружево вплелись в рамку .

  • Reply Julie Tucker-Wolek April 15, 2013 at 12:01 pm

    Congrats on the GDT!! This is STUNNING!! I love love love that photo, the colors, the flowers and loveeeeeeee all the circles!!

  • Reply sandi April 15, 2013 at 12:32 pm

    Wow! This is stunning! Love your take on the sketch. The circles look fab!

  • Reply Sabrina Sulaiman April 15, 2013 at 1:18 pm

    A truly classy piece of art, Karen!! Beautiful work! 🙂

  • Reply Tracey Sabella April 15, 2013 at 1:42 pm

    Keren, this is absolutely stunning!! Love every little detail!! ~ Blessings, Tracey

    http://gracescraps.blogspot.com/

  • Reply Lolô Artesanato April 15, 2013 at 6:42 pm

    Wonderful my Dear
    great take on the sketch
    xx
    Leila

  • Reply Lean de Ruiter April 15, 2013 at 6:54 pm

    Beautiful page love the take on the sketch!

  • Reply butterfly April 15, 2013 at 9:21 pm

    I really love the natural colour palette, and I think you've really made the sketch your own – a great layout, Keren!
    Alison x

  • Reply Lynn April 16, 2013 at 3:57 am

    Keren you did such an amazing job with this sketch. I love the circles!! Another stunning layout!!

  • Reply Denise van Deventer April 16, 2013 at 8:11 am

    Great page Keren…love your take on the sketch! Such a sweet photo and love your detailing as always! Beautiful page! 😉

  • Reply Sonia April 16, 2013 at 9:38 am

    Fantastic layout full of elements I adore and the photo is adorable^_^
    Big hug my friend^_^
    Sonia

  • Reply Eila Sandberg April 16, 2013 at 11:01 am

    It's the sign of a true artist, to be able to use a sketch and make the project her own! Love how you used the vines to make a frame and the colours, just love it when you use earthy muted ones. Glorious page Keren! xoxoxo

  • Reply yyam April 16, 2013 at 11:00 pm

    Oh wow. Love how you interpreted the sketch to suit your awesome style. This looks amazing Keren!

  • Reply Di Garling April 17, 2013 at 12:03 pm

    Oh Keren this is absolutely gorgeous. Really beautiful. Cheers Di xo

  • Reply Leonie April 17, 2013 at 12:08 pm

    Beautiful Keren, I can definitely see how you were inspired by the sketch. 🙂

  • Reply Mrs Frizz April 18, 2013 at 8:25 am

    Keren, you have totally rocked this layout and those circles are absolutely flippin' gorgeous like that …

  • Reply Helen Tilbury April 18, 2013 at 12:34 pm

    Beautiful layout! You have done wonders with a sketch that is so totally not you!! Great job!!!

  • Reply Kelly Foster April 19, 2013 at 2:13 am

    What a beautiful page, Keren, I just adore that little bird's nest and birdcage, cute details!! Love the earthy colors, too!

  • Reply Linda Eggleton April 19, 2013 at 4:46 am

    I love your take on this sketch, Keren…and how you've incorporated the 2crafty crazy circles rather than the 3 individual circles….and the techniques you've applied to them. Stunning colour combo & layout! 🙂

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