Friday, January 02, 2015

Sketchy Boards and White With ONe January

Happy New Year!!  I hope life is going well for you in this new Year!

And New Month!

The January Challenge for SKETCHY BOARDS BLOGSPOT has been posted on FACEBOOK HERE and it made me feel very beachy !!!

The sketch..
and the board..
Now you can use the board anyway you feel inspired by.. I went with the colors, the beachy feel and the shells... and my layout..

A couple of closer views..

Happiness is...
I have used some new Kaiser papers as well as some older ones.. real shells and dies and stamps..

And the January challenge for WHITE WITH ONE is such a pretty color and it is..

ww1 placid blue and we also teamed up with   SKETCHABILITIES and we have used their sketch which will be released in the second half of the month.. and I used the sketch like this..

and my layout...

and a college of closer views..

and my layout..


So 2 beachy layouts to start the year with!!

Thanks so much for coming by, and I always appreciate any comments you leave me too.. Have a wonderful day!


  1. Oh my.....what dreamy projects, those photos are amazing, and I LOVE the beach, so these are just stunning to me! Beautiful work!!!

  2. Both are beautiful layouts Lizzy. I hope I can find some time and mojo to join in with at least one of the challenges. Love the photo's to . Wishing you a spectacular New Year filled with all things good x

  3. Such wonderful LOs. I do love the beach themes. I love the textures in your second LO so subtle and stunning at the same time. Happy new year to you. Xx 😄

  4. Happy New Year to you, wishing love and all the best wishes for many happy moments and Memories to come :0
    Your pages a stunning, great sketches to start the year !!! Have a great week

  5. Love the beach layout, so beautiful. I used a beach photo too on my layout for the joined white with one and Sketchabilities challenged but mine won't be released until the Sketchabilities reveal mid month.

  6. Love both your you are aware, the beach is my happy place. Love the texture you created with the shells and your use of the sketch is awesome. are so good with monochromatic layouts and your style shines in the second page.

    Thank you so much, my wise sister in Christ....for each and every time you lift my spirit with your words of wisdom....I appreciate you more than words can say xx

  7. Awesome I wonder if someone's been to the beach lately, heehee!!!! LOOOOVE them. Blues seems to suit my 'idea' of you - & the calm, eternity-ish feelings it evokes....they come out in your pages here. Oh - now I'm getting all philosophical! Anyways, I really like 'em.....REAL shells...FAB....& that texture & white against the blue on the last one. Yum. Hope you are enjoying life without the school run atm:):)

  8. Wow! Gorgeous layouts, Lizzy! I especially love the second one using just white and blue. Happy New Year!

  9. Fantastic LOts Lizzy,i love your use of the shells and masking and diecuts.
    Happy 2015 to you also,cheers Trish

  10. Both the layouts are so serene and relaxed looking. Love the Kaisercraft paper and the shells on the first one and the second on is just swoon worthy. Thanks for the inspiration :D

  11. Both beautiful the texture & peacefulness of them :)

  12. Both lay-outs are absolutely gorgeous! They have such an amazing colour combo and a wonderful mix of textures. Just love them!

  13. OMG !!!!! Lizzy these are just magical.... so much creativity and innovative pieces of artwork .. love x

  14. Oh wow, what AMAZING pages! Love the journaling on the photo and the addition of real shells!
    Thanks for visiting my blog too :) :)

  15. Both stunning LO's Lizzy love all the texture and detail in both. Especially love the use of the shells in your first LO :)

  16. So creative Lizzy! Absolutely love the 1st beach layout and all those tiny shells. Love the soft blue palette in the second. Happy 2015 :)

  17. Wow wow wow. two awesome beachy layouts with such fabulous details. I love your use of the white space in the second one too. Fabulous. TFS.

  18. Wowsers! Stunning layouts. Loving the composition and the details of both. The addition of shells is super.


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