Kaisercraft November Sketch Challenge – Smile

I decided to have a go at the Kaiser Sketch Challenge this month, even though the theme is Christmas – not exactly my favourite theme to create with.  I just don’t do a lot of Christmas layouts, especially since I decided a few years ago to live as many of the moments as I can with my children – not just take photographs of the moments.

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My layout is about a photograph of Milton being sneaky with his own camera taking photographs of family members who weren’t necessarily agreeable to being caught on film.  

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I have used the recently released Kaisercraft Silent Night Collection along with some of the awesome new Kaisercraft Glitter Cardstock.  Star dies in multiple sizes helped bring my layout together – especially my favourite die….

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This innocent looking star die cuts enough small stars in varying sizes for a layout, without looking like you have a star overload.

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Distressing felt like the perfect finish to my layout, as inking would have made it too grungy – losing the fresh feel of the papers I have used.  And the large open stars have been created using two star dies of different sizes that nested together (the inner stars were actually stitched stars on each size I created).

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You only have just under two days to go if you are going to enter the Kaisercraft Sketch Challenge for November – plenty of time if you set your mind to it…..

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Happy Creating and have a wonderful day

Alicia Redshaw

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