Monday, 1 April 2013

SWAT April Sketch Challenge...

The new April sketch challenge and twist is up over at the SWAT blog

This month I decided to have some fun with the sketch design and added hexagons, tags, and multiple photos (not that you have to use multiple photos - you can use just one if you prefer).
The twist is to use Die Cuts (think Cuttlebug, Slice, Sizzix, Spellbinders etc.)


This is one of the layouts I created at the Escape 2 Create 2013 Retreat that I attended last weekend. Now just remember, a sketch is a jumping off or starting point for a layout. You DO NOT have to copy it exactly. In my layout, you can find many of the elements from the sketch, but not all. In the end, I did not use the hexagons - I used a different Moroccan design instead. 

I loved using the Die Cuts. Sometimes I am so slack and forget that I have several die cut machines that I should, and could, be using. The die cuts added the perfect finishing touches to this layout (I used the Observations, photo corner, file tab, flourishes and buttons die cuts on my layout). 

I found a new addiction - this twine from Stamping Up. I actually borrowed it from a fellow scrapper at the E2C2013 retreat that I was attending at the time. Now I have to get my hands on some more. Are there any Stamping Up dealers out there who can help me out? Pretty please???

Thank-you for stopping by today.
I hope you are all inspired to come and play over at Sketches With a Twist. Don't forget to upload your layout to be in the running for a prize. Here's the link: SWAT.

Cheers and hugs,
and lots of happy scrapping. xxx


  1. This looks wonderful Jules!

  2. oh beautiful. love those flourishes and your kitty kitty! love that stencil and masking too. this is pretty!


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