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Friday, 28 November 2014

Sketchabilities #128

Hey y'all!

Guess what's coming up?? The latest Sketchabilities sketch is coming in just a couple days!
Check out my sneak peek for this sketch challenge below!!




You can check out the sneak peek video that I uploaded for you here:


Thanks so much for dropping by!!

Krafty Kerry signing off! 
Tuesday, 25 November 2014

Prima's November Build a Page Entry

Sooooo, this entry is a bit different than my normal Prima BAP entries.

I was in a tad bit of a slump when it came to layouts, so I decided to do a burlap canvas for the November Prima BAP challenge.

The sketch that was to be used as inspiration was designed by someone who I look to for inspiration daily: Keren Tamir.


My take on the sketch via canvas is below:





I initially used some of my Prima Romance Novel scraps for the base texture.. Then I used some gesso on top of that, along with some modeling paste with the Prima Bubbles stencil on top of that.
I stamped on the gesso'd background using archival ink with the Prima Romance Novel background stamp, but it kinda got covered up in the creation process.

I threw on some Prima Color Bloom sprays and altered a resin frame with an image cut out from the Time Traveler's collection. Embellished with some cheesecloth, Prima flowers and venice lace that I cut apart.

Feel free to leave me a comment if you have any questions!!

Thanks for dropping by!

Krafty Kerry signing off!
Tuesday, 18 November 2014

The Latest Colorful Creations Sketch Challenge is Now Live!

The Colorful Creations challenge that started on the 15th incorporates both a sketch and a color palette.

The sketch was a piece of cake to work with, but the colour palette made me a bit nervous...

The sketch
The colour palette
These colours were so NOT my colours - In order to remove the intimidation I was feeling with these colours, I decided to pick a couple for my main colours and try to incorporate other colours wherever I could.

I ended up with this layout:


As you can see, I used the red (Ablaze) and black (Tricorn Black) from the colour palette as my main colours. 
Then for the embellishments, I brought in some of the pink (Lei Flower) and lime green (Lime Rickey) on the flowers, pearls and leaves.

I'm very happy that I was able to incorporate so many of the colours that originally cause me a tiny bit of panic when I saw them posted up for the design team. LOL

I hope this has helped in encouraging you to try a step-by-step process when it comes to incorporating certain colours on your layout!

I expect to see your take on this sketch and/or colour scheme on the Colorful Creations blog!!

Thanks for dropping by!!

Krafty Kerry signing off!