Thursday 1 December 2016

Hello Star - DT layout for Stuck?! Sketches

Welcome back scrappy friends, it's lovely to have you come and visit.
Today I have a project for Stuck?! Sketches.
Don't you love it when a page comes together easily and looks just as you imagined it would?
No papering over any mistakes needed this time!
This sketch was just a joy to to work with; I found the papers quickly in my messy scrap room and I had the perfect photos of a little girl whose name means Star - serendipity!
The hot pink paper is from Simple Stories, Boutique, "Dusty Pink"
and the star paper is also from Simple Stories, Boutique "Lovely"
Love the new script words from Scrapmatts, CB6115 Assorted words 28

The journalling is on the back of the page and it reads:-
When you saw this layout on the display stand during the week, your eyes lit up and you rushed over, hands outstretched ready to touch and admire.   "Oh Granny, this is just gorgeous, thank you for putting lots of bling on it and the colours look lovely with my dress!"  "I'm glad you like it Esther." "I'm too big for that dress now you know, 'cos I'm five."  "You've grown a lot this year."  "Yes and I've learnt a lot too.   I can spell cat and mat and dog and my name and lots of other words."   "Well done, what do you like most about school?"   "Playing with my cousin Leilani and having lunch!"

Photo taken 23 November 2015
Journalling 12 November 2016

We have two generous sponsors for this sketch, why not enter and be eligible to win a great prize.
Cut Mania are providing a $10.00 gift certificate for their online store.

Heather, from Cut Mania is also graciously offering our participants 20% off any purchases made during the month of December with the code 20STUCK - thanks Heather, that is amazing! 

and Crafty Ribbons are providing a generous prize too.

I know it's a busy time of the year, but it would be wonderful 
if you could find a while to play along with this gorgeous sketch.

Thanks for taking the time to leave a comment; I do enjoy reading them.


  1. What a doll! Love the stitching on the giant star, great details! Hugs, Autumn

  2. Such a cutie pie! I love the paper for the star & your stitching--great layout, Helen!

  3. Your grandie is such a sweetie pie Helen .. love those photos .. absolutely darling!! Beautiful page .. brilliant interpretation of the sketch. Love the hot pink background, the stiching and the bling .. a perfect little girl page!! hugs xx

  4. Such a beautiful layout Helen! Love the star studded background and the trio of beautiful photos! What a cutie pie!

  5. You have nailed the sketch Helen. What gorgeous expressions on your little Star and love that is what Esther means. As always your journalling is beautiful . Your grandchildren are going to have a wonderful time reading all about growing up in years to come

  6. Hi Helen! I hope your week has been good. Thanks for your kind words on my blog, very much appreciated... This layout is delightful! You have used the sketch perfectly, love the pretty papers and the photos are so sweet! And I love the script words from scrapmatts too! Have a good weekend!

  7. This is so beautiful Helen, love the use of the large photo in the centre!

  8. Darling photos and a beautiful page, Helen! Love the addition of the sequins!

  9. It's a great feeling when a page almost puts itself together, I agree. LOVE that popping pink & the star shape looks amazing! Of course, it's your journaling that I adore most of all. She will read this back one day & think 'Did I REALLY say that? How FUNNY I was!!' And I think that's a beautiful thought! And gosh, there's a BIG difference between a 4 and 5 yo I can see :) Clever girl you've got there. Friends and food. Come first before book learnin' every time I reckon, giggles!!!!

  10. You do magic with Laura's sketches...this page is beautiful and I just love the pops of bling. Your journaling is always the prize and this time is no different. I love the way you capture memories xxx

  11. Your granddaughter is darling! I love the pretty and vibrant colors and the sweet photos. Beautifully done.

  12. A beautiful and gorgeous page! Love the star design and the beautiful photo's of your grandie! She's so sweet! ;-)