Thursday, February 13, 2014

February 14th-Sketch for SOUS and BLOG HOP w/ Scraps of Darkness DT

Happy Valentines Day! Hope you have some wonderful plans lined up for the day!


Welcome to a cross promo blog hop from Stuck on U Sketches and Scraps of Darkness and Scraps of Elegance Design Teams!


February 14-16
midnight to midnight

Here is the beautiful sketch that Leah created for this week. We have all created layouts based on this sketch and Scraps of Darkness teams have created theirs with the awesome kits from their shop
I really love the heart and it is so appropriate for the day.
Here is my layout based on the sketch:

I mainly used the Maggie Holmes collection from Crate paper to create this layout. I love the pink and aqua with touches of silver that I could incorporate on this layout. I first cut out the large heart with my Silhouette. I then hand stitched around the heart with pink thread. It took time but I love how it looks. After that I had a lot of fun layering all the different embellishments from this collection. I also used some enamel dots and chalkboard stickers from MME. I used silver glitter tape and silver sequins from my December Daily kit from Studio Calico. I also cut out two smaller hearts with my silhouette and embossed them with silver and pink glitter embossing powder. I chose a photo of my family for this. I kept the journaling to a minimum as this photo taken by my friend who is also a photographer says it all. Below is a close up of some of the embellishments.


At this point I want to tell you that you have an opportunity to win a lot of scrappy goodness:
  • I will be giving away a $10 gift card from a shop of your choice Two Peas / Studio Calico/ Amazon to a lucky winner who leaves a comment for me on this post and who is also a follower of my blog. I will select the winner randomly from the comments. I will announce the winner on Friday, February 21.
  • As you know Scraps of Darkness is the sponsor for this month's blog candy at SOUS and we are so appreciative of them! So don't forget to join any challenge here at SOUS this month for a chance to win that candy (click for more info)!
  • SOUS is also offering candy for this hop. A collection of Basic Grey paper and embellishments! Blog candy winner will be announced Friday, February 21. 
Blog Hop Order
Charlotte Brochu Scrapsational
Karen Zueger-Brownell Lost Coast Scrapper
Mayra Duran-Hernandez Mayra's Designs
Stephanie Eaken Bits & Pieces (& Scraps)
Bente Fegerberg Paper and Glue Heaven
 Annette Gearside moment in time
 Patricia van Gelder Patricia's layout 
Laura Gilhuly AngelScraps
Tracey Gregory A lifetime of Pages
Helen Gullett Creating Joyfully 
Connie Hall Times To Cherish
Renea Harrison Renea Bouquets
Nanne Harry  Nanne's Creations
Tracey Kelly Trace-Elementz
Julie Kight Cards By Cricut
Nicolle Kramer NicolleLovesScrapbooking
Monica Lowrance  Happy Scrappn2
                     Neela Nalam MemorableScraps   <---- You are here
                                       Rosie Neustaedter As Seen In My Scrapbook -------> Go here next
Lisa Novogrodski Living In Color
Erica Ortiz Mimi's Paper Dreams
Wendi Robinson Scrappy Day in Paradise
Sandi Smith Paper Memories
Jane Stirling  Scossie Jane
Caroleanne Wright The Pretty Paper Patisserie
Elisabetta Colavero Scrap-colors
Finish hop back at SOUS

Hope you have a lot of fun hopping to all the different blogs of my talented friends and have a wonderful day!
~Neela

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