For The Record| Sketch Friday with Elsie Robinson

Hey everyone, it’s Elsie here with a layout inspired by this week’s sketch, using the May 2019 kits.

Here is this week’s sketch:

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And here is my layout:

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I was also tasked to create a page that featured an interactive element. I was inspired by the colourful background in the sketch, so I decided to use the exclusive sequin mix from the Embellishment Kit and create my own mini shaker pockets!

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I created my background using white cardstock and sketched some music notes across my page and used scissors to cut those shapes out. To create the pockets I used white tulle, I love the subltle texture this adds and it’s much easier (and cheaper!) to use than acetate is. I sandwiched the sequins between two layers of tulle and backed the notes with white cardstock.

I love how this background turned out, it’s so sparkly and fun to look at, yet it isn’t too busy and doesn’t take anything away from the photo and other embellishments.

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The music theme of this page was inspired by the record player chipboard sticker from Crate Paper ‘All Heart’ (in the Embellishment kit). I recreated my own from my own drawing and used patterned papers to piece it together. The sketch also had a bow on it, so I used one of the fabric bows (from the Main Kit) and embellished the record player with that.

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Flowers also feature in the sketch, so I embellished the page with several of them!

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And finally, as the sketch calls for using a big title, I used the ‘Chill’ foam thickers (from the Embellishment kit) to spell mine. I adore these thickers, they create the cutest titles ever!

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Thanks for stopping by, and make sure you check out the HKC Member Forum on Facebook for more takes on this week’s sketch.

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