Tuesday, August 06, 2013

Cocoa Daisy sketch challenge

Stephanie has posted yet another great sketch on the Cocoa Daisy blog. Please come by and play along... and you don't have to use a Cocoa Daisy kit for a chance to win!

Here is my take on the sketch. I kept pretty true to the sketch design this time... and I used more of the great August Cocoa Daisy kits for this page!

I used the Fancy Pants aqua woodgrain paper from the London patterned paper add-on. I made a glaze out of matte gel with a tiny bit of white gesso added, and coated the paper with it, to just soften the colour a tiny bit, to make sure the photos really popped off the page. Love the contrast of that soft pastel aqua with the hot pink jammies and orange bows!

I used the Cocoa Daisy "You Are My Happy Place" banner stamp and made a Silhouette cut file to cut out this banner for the title. The burlap Thickers are included in the Calcutta add-on, and I painted them with a bit of gesso.

Loved loved loved this set of Fancy Pants buttons from the Hong Kong add-on! So awesome. I tied them with white thread, gold thread, or neon pink twine. 

I set some of the pieces with enamel dots leftover from previous Cocoa Daisy kits. I love keeping my kit leftovers together and pulling it out as my special reserve stash for when I'm working with a kit and need an extra little something to finish a page. I feel like I get so much more mileage out of my kit by doing this kind of "kit diving".

1 comment:

Jill said...

This is my kind of sketch! I love what you've done with it.