Saturday, July 8, 2017

July Challenges

Happy summer everyone! I have to say, the absolute best thing about living in Minnesota are our amazingly gorgeous summers! Living on a lake has it's perks too! 


Here's a page I did documenting our trip to the Redwoods National Park. I used my Silhouette to draw and cut some tree rings and misted/distressed the background paper. I'm entering it in  Scrap Our Stash's Tic Tac Toe Challenge (I used twine, Red/White/Blue and numbers). 


Once again I'm having some real fun using the Simple Stories Cabin Fever collection to document my recent trip to California! Thanks to Let's Get Sketchy for the great sketch and the Blue/Read color scheme. I'm also grateful to Challenge YOUrself for the handwriting challenge! I often want to hide mine, but I know its important to document our memories!


More Simple Stories! <---Yep! You're going to be seeing a lot of this collection for this month! This layout was inspired by Brenda's sketch and Rochelle's color scheme using brown, red and navy blue. 


Thanks Stuck?! sketches for the inspiration on this one! Check out their sketch:



This page was inspired by Paper Issues free cut files (which are always fabulous!). I was challenged to use the geo star, but with this specific layout felt that it would be better as a subtle background element. The journaling reads: "There are few places in this life where we can enjoy true solitude. I found a few quiet moments here in the Redwood National Forest. The beating waves combined with a soft breeze created a lasting memory. Redwoods National Forest.


Thanks to all these blogs for the fun challenges!


30 comments:

  1. Love your layouts! Thanks for joining us at Let's Get Sketchy :)

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  2. Bethany, I love both layouts, but especially love the 2-pager you made for Challenge YOUrself! It is so fresh and beautiful, and I really like your hand-written journaling! Thanks so much for joining us this month! We are very happy that you did!

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  3. Loving those little embellie clusters - great job! Thanks for playing along at Scrap Our Stash!

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  4. What a awesome layout. Love the details and stash use. Thanks for your entry in the Scrap Our Stash Challenge. Happy Scrapping!

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  5. Great double pager! Love that inspiration comes from differing sketches and that LGS is one of those that inspired.

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  6. Beautiful layouts and beautiful series of photos. I love the use of all those pre-printed words/phrases, especially how you incorporated them directly into your journaling. The stitching with the cording on the last layout is so cute. It gives your layout a real rustic look. That fringe paper is really fun too. Great job. TFS.

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  7. I realy love your pages)))) so talanted! thank you so much for joining us at LGS:)

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  8. Lovely pages!I love the tree rings!Thank you for joining us at Scrap Our Stash❤

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  9. Lovely pages........Thanks for playing along at LGS

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  10. Fabulous pages! I absolutely LOVE the tree rings--quite innovative! Thanks for joining in again at LGS!

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  11. What a beautiful page. I love your take on the sketch and your photos are perfect. Thanks for joining in with us at Let's Get Sketchy.

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  12. Loving your layouts!! That 2 pager is just awesome and the brown fringe is sooo cool!! Thanks for playing along with us at the Challenge YOUrself Blog!!

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  13. Thanks for playing along with the Scrap Our Stash Blog too! Love that layout with the slice of the tree!

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  14. Love your layout!Thank you for joining us at LGS!

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  15. Lovely layout! Thanks for playing with us at Lets Get Sketchy!

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  16. love your double layout, such great photos with all your layouts. thanks for joining in with LGS

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  17. Love your double layout, and I am the same with trying to hide my journalling but your hand writing looks fab on this layout. Thank you for joining us at Challenge YOUrself.

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  18. Wow you have been busy! Fabulous layouts, love the tree rings you have cut out with your silhouette! You have used the Tic Tac Toe board brilliantly! Thanks for joining in at Scrap Our Stash!

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  19. And I also love the layout you have created for Lets Get Sketchy! You have turned the sketch into a fantastic double pager! Love the transport element, you have rocked this paper collection! Thanks for joining us at LGS!

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  20. Great work, love the sketch for LGS...wow an double pager! Thanks for joining us at LGS!

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  21. Wow! I absolutely love what you have done with this collection and all of your awesome pages! Thanks for playing along at Stuck?! Sketches!

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  22. Beautiful pages! I love the Redwood page. My husband and I took a road trip to Northern California in February and drove through that exact same tree:) Thanks for joining us at Stuck.

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  23. Wow, so many beautiful pages!!! Love them all with all the nice details! Thanks for joining Stuck?! Sketches!, Scrap Our Stash and Challenge YOUrself! Hugs Åsa

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  24. Great double page layout! Love your cute embellishments and handwriting. Thanks for joining us at Challenge YOUrself.

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  25. Cool layouts, and thank you for joining us at Scrap Our Stash this month

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  26. wow! great layouts! You've been busy! :) Thank you for playing along with Scrap Our Stash and Scrappy Friends! ;)

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  27. These layouts are all so fabulous! I love your embellishing! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Stuck?! Sketches!

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  28. Great take on the sketch... Thanks for playing along with LGS!
    Mandy

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  29. So lovely page! Thanks for joining Challenge YOUrself!

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  30. Wonderful pages and great job with the Scrappy Friends and Scrap Our Stash Challenges! Thank you for playing along!

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