Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Forever Love - MDSM104

I was a little bit intimidated by the sketch challenge found on the MDS Monday blog this week. Not sure why... maybe it was all those boxes with paper rather than photo boxes.  Well, getting out of my comfort zone it good - right!  YES! The more I worked with this sketch...the more I felt comfortable with it.  Thanks Jeanna!

What worked perfectly with this sketch were the Project Life cards... each box (excluding the photo) is a Project Life card! The digital download kit that I used for this is the 'Love Story Project Life' kit, and most all the stamps are from that kit too (excluding the background overlay stamp).

A few details I'd like to point out. I layered a punched heart on top of the black heart in the upper-left Project Life card.  With the bottom-middle Project Life card... I added a stamp heart (the card had the same heart, but in black), I used an 2 arrow stamps and cropped them to make them look like it was going through the heart, and I added the word stamps 'Love' and 'Always'.

The photo is a picture of Mike's parents.  Back in December 2014, his Mom got the whole Malcor family together to take family photos.  I absolutely love this photo of them.  I changed the photo to black & white to keep the colors on my page Red/Black/White combination.

Thanks for stopping by!

Supplies Used:
Background - Raspberry Ripple
Embellishments - Love Story Project Life kit (3 3x4 cards and 1 4x6 card); Staples
Punch - Heart (Raspberry Ripple); Flag (Basic Black); Square (Raspberry Ripple)
Stamp Brush Set - Decorative Overlays (Basic Black at 30% opacity); Love Story (arrow - Basic Black; hearts and heart string - Basic Black and Raspberry Ripple; words 'love' and 'always' -Raspberry Ripple)
Font - Adorable (Whisper White)

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  1. Love your page Diane! I used Project Life pocket cards for my page as well, and noticed the same thing you did, that they fit perfectly in the template. I love the way all your papers and photo are in black and white, with the few colored hearts and background. That's just stunning! What a lovely, lovely page...just perfect for the subject. Thanks for joining us at MDS Monday this week.

  2. Great page, Diane! I love the bold colors. Using the Project Life cards was a really good idea. Thanks for joining us at MDS Monday this week.

  3. Love it Diane! I also used PL cards and couldn't believe how fast my page came together! And what a cute picture of your inlaws! Thanks for playing along with us this week at MDS Monday!

    1. I know... I felt the same, my page went together quickly! Thanks you! =)

  4. I ADORE your bold take on this sketch Diane!!! Love this kit with the red!!! Awesome - thanks for playing along with my sketch at MDS Monday this week.

  5. I love your page, Diane. The colors are beautiful and the photo and sentiments are so sweet and endearing.

  6. Wow, I love the dramatic red and black coloring on your layout! The Love Story download is perfect for your page.


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