Today I have a fun layout and sketch to share with you that Laura from Stuck?! Sketches designed. What a great sketch to use more than one photo on a layout but still leave enough room for embellishments or patterned paper to shine.
Here is my take on the sketch, I used my September Cocoa Daisy kit for it since the colors went quite well with my photos and I had not yet had a chance to play with it. I had been meaning to use a dark background and use gesso behind the photo cluster. It worked so well with the colors of the photos and the papers.
Sketches for me are a starting point. So in this case the basic info that I took from it was:
- three small, square photos,
- frame behind one photo,
- photos mounted on one patterned paper,
- there are two embellishment clusters: a smaller cluster to the left, a large cluster to the right,
- title placement underneath the photos towards the right and journaling underneath, and
- two strips of patterned paper at the bottom of the page.
I used a white gel pen for my journaling but it ran out before I was finished. Usually when I want to tell a story that tries to convey my feelings I write a draft. But this time I didn't, so I not only have to go back and finish the journaling but also make sense of it. Sigh. Next time I know better ...
We'd love for you to join us this month and create a project based off this sketch. Be sure and link it up to Stuck?! Sketches for a chance to win a prize from one of our sponsors.
Here is the video where I tell you more about my thought process while creating the layout and the story of the photos.