Once Upon A Sketch – February 2014

Once Upon A Sketch - February 2014 - Alicia Redshaw

I have created this layout using the February Sketch at Once Upon A Sketch.  It is as always a fabulous sketch created by Nadia Cannizzo.

I have journalled about Naomi-Jon’s addiction to cuddles with her baby brother, back in 2007.  I have to add that she still has this addiction and so does he, they have always shared a special bond which we love.

Now for some close-ups of my layout:

Once Upon A Sketch - February 2014 - Alicia Redshaw

I have used the Mists, Gelatos, Absorbent Ground and Light Molding Paste to create a fabulously touchable Mixed Media background.

Once Upon A Sketch - February 2014 - Alicia Redshaw

I have also used the Gelatos with water added to add detail to the embellishments and background.  I used the pink and aqua/mint as highlights, and then the coconut (white) to tone them down when the colours popped too much.

Once Upon A Sketch - February 2014 - Alicia Redshaw

Now in case you didn’t know my store, Scrapbook Fantasies, is a permanent sponsor at Once Upon A Sketch – giving a $20 voucher to one lucky winner each month.

So without any further delay here is the sketch for this month:

Once Upon A Sketch - February 2014

Products used:
Patterned paper – Prima Delight Collection
Lettering – Authentique
Flowers & Leaves – Prima
Embellishments – Prima Resin Butterfly, Prima Divine Resist Canvas, Scrapfx Chipboard Wire Heart, Websters Trim, Prima Wood Frame, Prima Delight Sugar Dots
Stamps – Kaiser (bird, butterfly), Darkroom Door (coffee stain)
Mask – Prima Doily
Dies – Sizzix (Love), La-La Land (leaves)
Pen – Zig Writer (Chocolate)
Ink – Tim Holtz Distress Ink (Antique Linen, Tattered Rose), Versacolour (Pinecone), Memento (Rich Cocoa)
Mists – Lindy’s Stamp Gang (Cape Cod Coral, Steampunk Sepia, Whale Watch Blue, Clam Bake Beige, Cosmopolitan Pink, Salt Water Taffy)
Faber Castell Gelatos – Coconut, Metallic Mint, Metallic Melon, Aqua Dolce
Golden Mediums – Absorbent Ground, Light Molding Paste
Happy Creating and have a wonderful day

Alicia Redshaw

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6 thoughts on “Once Upon A Sketch – February 2014

  1. Alicia… how lovely to see you playing here. I was lucky enough to win some of your gorgeous ribbons at CSI and I love them 🙂 This is such a beautiful layout and that is just the sweetest photo. The background is so textural and gorgeous. The colours soft and perfect for your babies. Love it. Thanks for playing along with us at OUAS. Please load your layout onto our OUAS FB page too 😀
    https://www.facebook.com/pages/Once-Upon-A-Sketch/150044095058422

  2. Ooooh..this is soooo cute & what a really sweet addiction to have! I was lucky to receive some ribbons from OUAS…& now I’m on the DT…how weird is that, eh? Anyways, I digress…but I must say, LOOOOVE how you’ve used the Gelatos too – I’m addicted to them, too…they are THE most delish sticks of colour & sooo easy to use….A fabulous take on our OUAS sketch….thanks sooo much for playing along:):):)

  3. Alicia, this is so delicate and gorgeous – so perfect in every way for these precious photos. What a cute addiction – cuddles!! Love it!! I adore seeing your journaling as part of your page design in your own hand and thanks so much for being one of our amazing sponsors!! So glad you have joined us for the January Once Upon A…Sketch Challenge and for sharing your layout on our Facebook page! ~ Blessings, Tracey

  4. those are really precious moments you are sharing on a beautiful page. Love all the mixed media work you’ve put in as well. Thanks again for joining us at OUAS 🙂

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