Monday, 1 January 2018

Stuck?! Sketches DT Challenge January 1st 2018 - Juneau, Alaska

Welome back to my blog today where I'm sharing a DT page for
The diamonds at the top of the sketch reminded me of mountains, so I flipped the sketch and created a page about a dog sled ride we enjoyed in Alaska.
The background paper I bought in Alaska; it's from The Paper Loft, Back Country collection, "Fly Fishing"; It seemed just right for these snowy pictures.

The snowflakes were created with a cut file from Silhouette and covered with Nuvo Glitter drops, "White Blizzard".

The mountains were fussy cut from a Pink Fresh paper, Escape the ordinary collection, "Explore".

The journalling is on the back of the page and it reads:-
A holiday in Canada and Alaska was one of the highlights of our travel adventures.
This part of the journey included a cruise in the Inside passage to Glacier Bay. We disembarked at Juneau, among other places.  One of the optional tours from Juneau was a helicopter flight over the snow fields, followed by a dog sled ride.  How exciting to be so close to the earth, whizzing along with these strong dogs pulling the sleds! We had no idea what we were doing, but the intelligent dogs had everything under control and we were surprised to see that they wore fluorescent socks over their feet to protect them from the cold.  Photos taken, June 2009

I hope you will feel inspired to join in and be eligible for one of the lovely prizes.  

Our sponsors this time are:-
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The 3 January new releae sequin packs and 3 yards of the in stock May Arts Ribbon

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If this is your first visit to my blog - welcome, I hope you found something to inspire you.   


  1. I love how you flipped the sketch, and made your mountains at the bottom of your age.. really looks good.. and stunning photos of your holiday too.. it must have been amazing flying along the snow like that... and Happy New Year too, I hope 2018 is a good one for you and yours..

  2. Love your twist on the sketch Helen, and the way you've created that beautiful wintry background for your photos. Happy New Year to you and yours :o)xxx

  3. Wow!! This is such a fabulous page Helen! I love the mountains at the bottom .. such an awesome take on the sketch .. and what brilliant photos too. Must have been one fantastic holiday!! A very Happy New Year to you and yours Helen. Hope 2018 is everything you are hoping for! hugs xx

  4. Happy New Year Helen! Such a fantastic layout! Love all the fun photos and how you flipped the sketch to highlight the mountains!

  5. Love your vision and inspirational take on the sketch. Its just gorgeous. Special memories captured and documented. Looks like a pretty amazing spot. xx
    Happy New Year to you and your Family Helen. xx

  6. Gorgeous page and love those photo's! This must have been a stunning holiday! ;-)
    I hope you had a blessed Christmas and wish you everything of the best for 2018! xx

  7. Can only imagine what a wonderful trip that must have been! This is one of my favorite pages, Helen! Love the paper, mountains, pictures, snowflakes--terrific use of the sketch!

  8. Happy New Year Helen, love your page and take on the sketch! Fabulous photos too <3

  9. FAbulous page Helen, I love that it looks as icy and the photos!

  10. It is a interesting sketch and I love how you have flipped it to create a scene from your adventures. Must have been a amazing trip