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Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Boo To You and You, Happy Halloween

Here is my take on the Frosted Designs Sketch Along Tuesday Sketch #16.  Instead of a circle, I started with a pumpkin!

Here is the sketch that I worked from.  I create 2 page layouts most of the time, so I found  way to stretch this sketch into 2 pages!

  
I started with the pumpkin from Create A Critter sized at 9.5w x 8.53h.  I used the font from Nate's ABCs sized at 1"h and welded together to spell out words from the Disney Parade song (believe me I can still hear the song clearly in my head!) Boo To You and You, Happy Halloween.  I put them on a new layer so I could make sure they would fit on the page with the pumpkin.

Of course, when I put my layouts together I changed my mind and spread out the words onto both pages....a girl can change her mind!!


The parade starts with a headless horseman, so I added this one from Happy Hauntings sized at 3"h.

I added some more of the pumpkins, 2 of them at 5.56w x 4.99h and one at 4.60w x 4.13h.

I used a K&Co. pumpkin border strip and three candy corn buttons to finish the page.

Here is my headless horseman.  I added black stickles to his cape for added drama.

I cut off the button shanks with a wire cutter and pop dotted the buttons to the layout.

Here is my coordinating page.

And here are the two pages together.  I love when I come across a sketch challenge that works for layouts on my to-do list!!!  Of course, now I am getting Disney fever again!!  Shhhhh, don't tell my husband!!

9 comments:

Suzanne said...

Great job Lori. I just got Happy Hauntings as my free M's cart. Love the big pumpkin and the headless horsemen. Those candy corn buttons are too cute. TFS

Fern said...

Lori, this is soooo cute!!! Love the pumpkins.. and great job in making this into a 2 page layout!! Hugs!!

Sheila aka SassyLady said...

What an adorable page! Love it! TFS

K-E Kreations said...

Love these pages! Great take on the sketch.

Nanne said...

Super cute or should say Spooky layout Lori..LOL Love the button idea, meaning cutting the backs off..never thought of that..doh!!! LOL
Hugs
Nanné

Karin said...

Lori your page is fabulous. Love the way you change the shape and the candy corn!!!! Love it!

Jessica said...

How clever to use a pumpkin! Adorable page and way to make the sketch into a 2 pager!

Debbie said...

Great layout Lori!!! Love the headless horseman!

KellyF said...

How cute is that?!? I love those candy corn buttons, great job with the sketch. I love seeing people make a 1 page sketch into a double, awesome work!