Sunday, October 02, 2011

Project 12 September in October

Hi Friends!  I hope you had a wonderful Worldcardmaking Day and did something crafty, something you enjoy.  We are posting a day late because of the events, but Welcome to another edition of Project 12!  ha!





Here's what the sketch looked like for August. 


And this is what I came up with for this month:



I used my Studio Calico Field Guide kit for this one. 

Becky's sketches are a whole new world for me now that I see mist when I look at them.  Again this month, I misted around the edges instead of using patterned paper, and used the same mist for my chipboard butterfly on the left.  The color choice was Estate Green

This month my hubby and the girls spent a lot of time at Grandma and Grandpa's, working on a big landscaping project. They usually went on the days I went to the office all day, so I wasn't part of the "fun".  We had a photo of the project along with their new pond and dock, so I printed a 5x7 photo of our dog jumping for a toy.  It's not the best photo, but someday those trees won't be that big, the landscaping will be done, and it'll be fun to look back and into the background of that photo.  It would never end up on a layout otherwise, so it was the perfect choice for this sketch.

Here's a few things that caught my eye:

I like the patterned paper Kayla chose and how her scalloped frame matches and brings the layout together.  The embellishments work together really well. 

I like how Vanessa went back and looked through previous sketches for her layout, to find the best sketch that worked with her life.  That's a great way to do it.

I had to share Jen's.  I love that Cosmo paper in this sketch, and the visual triangle of embellishments she created with the layered flowers.  It brings your eye straight through the layout, which makes it even more appealing. 

Agata and her handstitchery and that multi-colored journaling block makes my heart SING!  :)

Now that we are on to October, while in the midst of creating Halloween costumes (aaaaackkkk.  already?!!), making the final push on some quilts I'm making for the girls (and should have given them LAST year), I've got a layout to make.  Check out the September sketch:




Ooh.  This is interesting.  It's similar to the last sketch, only the reverse.  I like this one a lot.  See the visual triangle created with the three main embellishments?  It'll bring the eye straight through the photos, which you won't consciously think about, but you'll find when you are finished with your layout, you'll just like your layout a lot, not realizing it's because you used that rule of design.  :)

Have a great October!  I'm going to be crafting about the first day of school while visiting the pumpkin patch and getting Pumpkin Spice lattes from Starbucks.  That's the fun of scrapping a month behind.  :)

Davinie

P.S.  Be sure to check out the SCT blog to see if you are the winner of the latest prize (but post your layouts here)!  and as always, check out the Project 12 page above if you have any questions about the challenge, or send me an email to cooperdees (at) yahoo (dot) com.

:)

32 comments:

  1. Your layout is great! So much peace in it, especially with that big picture - amazing! Thanks for highlighting mine... :) On to the next!

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  2. That is a great layout! The way you did the title and journaling is my favorite. Ive got to start organizing my pics better so i can play.

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  3. Love those sketches! Will have to use them myself. Great layout too!

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  4. Thank you for your kind words. It always makes me smile when I see your comments, not only on my layouts but everyone else's

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  5. Love your layout! Great pictures! What a cool way to spend time. The property looks great! Makes me crave moving to acreage again! Love the stitching and journaling spot with the month on top! Thanks for linking mine!

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  6. Thanks for your sweet comment on my blog yesterday! It was kind-of a hectic day, and I only now found the time to react on all the comments people left me on my birthday and about the new magazine. I love the August spread you made! I always envy people who can make such gorgeous layouts with just a sketch (I suck at working with a sketch myself...)

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  7. I'm just a few days late with August project 12. I'm still sticking to the same sketch all year long. Happy creating. http://artfulyogicreations.blogspot.com/2011/10/august-project-12.html

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  8. This is a lovely layout Davinie! Have only just encountered this page (where have I been? Yeah, I wonder myself). :) Lovely work!

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  9. gorgeous layout woman!!!!! i am so inspired all over again!!

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  10. Hop hopping along wow love your heart!

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  11. Beautiful layouts!!!

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  12. I think I have this posted in the right place. :) Anyway, here is my September layout.

    http://darlaweber.blogspot.com/2011/10/project-12-september-layout.html

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  13. I've got September!
    http://elfpaper.blogspot.com/2011/10/project-12-september.html

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  14. Here's my september layout: http://andreasmetta.blogspot.com/2011/10/are-you-ready-for-halloween.html

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  15. I think your misting idea is fantastic! I will have to try that (with my extremely limited supply of mists, haha!)

    Here's my version of the September sketch:

    Helium Transfer

    ~Natalie

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  16. I was able to get mine done over the weekend. You can see it here: http://dream-bielieve-imagine-mustangkayla.blogspot.com/2011/10/september-project-12-and-paper-variety.html

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  17. Here is my Sept. layout.
    http://rubym-inspiredscrapper.blogspot.com/

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  18. Your page is awesome as always :) Here is my September (for some reason, i seemed to struggle with this one!)

    http://www.studiocalico.com/
    forums/galleries/show/49398

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  19. Here it is! :) http://piecesofme-marcih.blogspot.com/2011/10/project-12-september-in-october.html

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  20. OK, here's my version: http://underconstruction-agata.blogspot.com/2011/10/project-12-september.html

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  21. Sonya7:57 AM

    Thanks again for the inspiration! Here is my September LO:

    https://picasaweb.google.com/102402921007437573181/201110?authkey=Gv1sRgCKr854CYjpamugE#5668183496724138130

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  22. Here's my Sept. page:
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/47273565@N06/6287369110/

    Fun stuff - thank you!

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  23. Here is my September page!!
    Thanks for the inspiration always.

    http://mysweetscrappytime.blogspot.com/2011/10/project-12-2011-sept.html

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  24. Here's is what I did for September: http://midwestscrapgarden.blogspot.com/2011/10/project-12-september.html As usual, I added more photos and stuck to the sketch.

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  25. My September layout:
    http://roslyn-thebendintheroad.blogspot.com/2011/10/project-12-september-edition-and-fwf.html

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  26. Here is my September Page:http://lynnek67.blogspot.com/2011/10/september-project-12.html

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  27. September! http://christysplayground.blogspot.com/2011/10/oktoberfest.html

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  28. Good job, ladies! How inspring. Woo-hoo! I'm done just one day "late." Here is my September Project 12. http://artfulyogicreations.blogspot.com/2011/11/project-12-september-edition.html
    Next year I think I'll premake a project 12 album to just fill in all years. Sounds like a good January project, right?

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  29. Here's my October: http://andreasmetta.blogspot.com/2011/11/project-12-october.html

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