Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Mid Week Mojo: Guest Sketcher!

I am so very thrilled this morning to say that I am the Guest Sketcher over at Scrapbook Steals for this week's Mid Week Mojo sketch challenge. I have been participating in the Mid Week Mojo since MWM #4 (the whole first year and on and off since then), and have always dreamed of guest sketching!  So, not only did I get to create a sketch for an awesome community of talented crafters, I also got to work with October Afternoon's Cakewalk.  I probably let out an audible squeal when I got this collection in the mail--October Afternoon is one of my all time favorite manufacturers, and this collection is dreamy and PACKED.  The vintage palette and whimsical images are so much fun to create with.  So, a sincere thank you to Kristy, Brittany, and Scrapbook Steals (my favorite place to shop for scrapbooking supplies) for letting me create for you!  Here's the first sketch I came up with:

And here's my take on the sketch: 

My little one-year-old in the picture starts Kindergarten in a few weeks....So cliche about time flying, but seriously--I'm so not ready for him to go.

I couldn't stop playing with Cakewalk, so here's another sketch:

And here's my take on this one:

Is she not the most beautiful baby you've ever seen?  Mad props to my husband for the awesome picture of our sweet Fiona girl.  I love how this paper shows how the collection can be used for so much more than just a birthday theme.

This collection just screams "birthday cards!", so here are a few I put together:

Anyone who knows me, knows my love for all things Lawn Fawn, so I just *had* to use this gnome to hold the birthday Little Flyers.  So cute!

And I couldn't leave this adorable paper untouched, so I used it to make a gift card holder, using my Cameo and a Lori Whitlock Silhouette file.  If you come see me at the Handmade in the Heartland Craft Fair this weekend, you just might be seeing more of these.  (wink, wink)

For those of you who have never participated, in Mid Week Mojo, jump right on in!  Here are the details, from the Scrapbook Steals blog.  And, I must say, they give away some pretty awesome scrappy goodies to the random winner.  Thanks again for letting me play, girls!!


  1. In answer to your question, YES, she IS the most beautiful baby I have ever seen. What a gorgeous picture!

  2. Such cute layouts and cards! I love how used the cute flags and the washi tape too! I wanted to thank you for stopping by my blog yesterday! I appreciate that you took the time and I appreciate your comment as well! Thanks!