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Scrapbooking with sketches 01

Hi! 
I have a post up at the WCS blog today as we start a weekly theme about sketches. I wanted to share it here too!

For me, sketches are a great help to get started with a project. I first had a hard time with them and it would usually help me to see a finshed layout to be able to either lift it and/or be inspired by it. But the more I scrapbooked the more confident I became in my own style and then I thought it was eaiser to use sketches. 
When I first started to prepare for this week, I thought I´d maybe make a few sketches myself. But then I stumbled over the Big Picture class Start with a sketch and Jen Chapin share so many fun sketches. I just picked two of my favorites! I´ll share one now and one a little later this week. Note: This is not the sketch from the class! I have done one based on the sketch.

Here is the first sketch I picked out. It jumped out at me because it uses the elements I usually would use on a layout. A very linear design with the option to use more than one ph…

Project Life 2015 | Week 43-48

Hi! I'm sharing a few weeks worth of Project Life spreads today. 
Week43: I rarely include large photos that take up a whole page, but I'm pleased at how this turned out! This was a rather normal eventless week, but I've included a few stories like a photo from grocery shopping , a few current events and a little adventuring. 

Week 44: This is one of my favorite spreads that I've made! I'm happy that I journaled a little and added photos from everyday events. 

I added a card I recieved and a photo by punching holes and add right between the pages.


Week 45: This was a week when I took few photos, so it was fun to challenge myself to write a little more! 

Week 46: When I sat down to make this spread I got color inspiration from the photos I took at my nieces namegivingparty. So I went through my cards and picked a pink color scheme. 

Week 47: And since I liked how that color scheme looked I continued with it the next week :) We went to the movies and the tickets were pink …

Pocket Letters | Recent + what I like to put in the backpockets

The Pocket Letter project have continued and I swap them regularly with friends. I have played in 2 different themed swaps; one Christmas theme and the other a winter theme. It was really fun and made it a little easier for me to decorate the pockets. 

Just last week I got this Pocket Letter above from my friend Kate. I thought it was fun and clever to make it about me. A sort of presentation of me through her eyes.

I also thought it would be fun to share the backside of the pockets too. It might inspire someone what to put in there!







I mostly add washi tape, bits and pieces such as lables and stickers, Wood veneer and small embellishments.


Often I put tea bags and/or chocolate too :) 
Do you Pocket Letter? Tell me all about it!


WCS | Mixing patterns

Note! This post was written for WCS.
When we came up with this week´s theme: mixing patterns, I hesitated for a second. Seeing that my last pages have exactly 1 patterned paper in between them, you can say that I am a bit challenged with them. But then again, I do love a good challenge! So mixing patterns it is!  As I mentioned before, I am not big on using many patterned papers on my pages. But when I do, I rarely use them as backgrounds (even if it has happened!). I rather use my circle punch to get smaller pieces of the papers. Today I want to show you two ways I like to mix patterns (read: use patterned papers) on my pages. 


As much as I love the warmth and sunshine of summer, I do love the first frost. So, ofcourse I wanted to make a page about that! For my page I have used, wait for it, SIX different patterned papers! Yay! I used the papers that came in my Gossamer Blue Christmas kit for the letters of my title. I love how they went great with the wooden pattern of the paper I use…

WCS | November gallery

Happy Monday and happy November! I am sure you are as shocked as me to find a new month upon us so soon! As you know that the start of a new month also means a new gallery on the Write Click Scrapbook blog and the theme this month is "Hungry, anyone?" This theme is right up my alley living with a professional chef and all :)


I created this page. First I wrote that great quote ontop of the page. It did take two tries to get it the way I wanted :) I then added my photo to know where to place all my tags. Journaling on my typwwriter and I also added a few stamps that are from Studio Calico and the finishing touch were the wood veneer. I wrote about how we alway make sure we eat good food every day and how much we enjoy it. I always say I met my fiancé 20 kilos ago ;)

Now go check out the rest of the gallery!

Ps. I am up on the WCS blog tomorrow again with my mini team blog week!