Its been such a long time since I’ve scrapbooked. I was away for a month visiting family abroad and I recently came back. It was such a pleasure to finally get my stuff out and make a mess of my stash. This layout I made is for the July 15th sketch challenge by “Once Upon a Sketch” designed by Nadia Cannizzo. The challenge also required to use a quote. I used the quote by Confucius ” A Journey of a Thousand Miles Begins with a Single Step”. The quote is made out of ribbon cut into pieces and inked in blue. I also used the word “Today” for a challenge at Bird is the word. I used 2 chipboard swirls and inked them with Adirondack spray.  I made 3 little white flowers out of paper. The journaling says: “Today and everyday I wish you to have the courage to take the first step in every path you choose in your life. Enjoy the journey!”
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  • Reply Kylie July 26, 2011 at 11:54 pm

    i love the wishy washy effect…thanks for playing at BITW

  • Reply Nadia Cannizzo July 27, 2011 at 1:24 am

    Hi keren. Hope u had a great time away. Love your take on the sketch. Lovehow you flipped it and the quote is just awesome. Thanks once again for playing Along with us at OUAS and Bitw. Thanks for your kind words on my blog too. xoxo Nadia

  • Reply phamil July 27, 2011 at 3:16 am

    Keren, love your page, the photo is so sweet and I love how you made a boy page so beautiful but still masculine! Thanks for joining us at OUAS!

  • Reply Heather Jacob July 27, 2011 at 3:19 am

    love your page, clever and inspiring .. totally awesome .. hugz
    thanks for playing with us .

  • Reply Lizzyc July 27, 2011 at 1:13 pm

    this is so lovely.. the colors are soft but not too soft for a male layout.. i love the flourishes too..

  • Reply sandi July 28, 2011 at 1:02 pm

    LOVE what you did with the sketch! Really looks fab! Tks. for playing along with us at OUAS!

  • Reply Cathy July 31, 2011 at 8:35 am

    Awesome page Keren.. love the soft dreamy quality you have created and your flourishes look fantastic!! Thanks for playing along at BITW :))

  • Reply Vicky Varvadouka August 2, 2011 at 9:10 am

    This is Such a beautiful take on the sketch!I love the flourish!Thanks for playing along at BITW & OUAS!!!

  • Reply Helen Tilbury August 13, 2011 at 11:13 am

    Thanks for playing along at both Bird is the Word & Once Upon a Sketch with this lovely layout!

  • Reply Chloe :-) August 18, 2011 at 3:34 am

    Love the flourishes!! And thanks for playing along at BITW 🙂

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