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Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Challenge Entry: Once Upon a Sketch - December 1 2011

Here's my take on the latest challenge at Once Upon A... Sketch.

The photos I showcased on my LO where taken last year during our family holiday dinner at the Spiral Restaurant of Hotel Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila.  And working on this LO made me a bit emotional.  I really miss my family.  Especially this year that we're not coming home to Manila for the holidays.

Here goes my LO project I titled Celebrate Family.


Close up on the title.



The journalling reads.

"Christmas is the best time to reconnect with the family.  And so this is what I look forward to during this season.  It's just sad that we won't be coming home this year to celebrate the holidays with our loved ones.  But I am sure we will be missed."

Layout Recipe:
Base and DPs: TPC Studios (Timeless Christmas Wreaths, Timeless Christmas Poinsettia, Timeless Christmas Stripes)
Die Cut Design Paper: Upikit
Chipboard Letters: American Crafts Thickers - Tinsel
Ribbon: Print Ribbon
Rhinestones: Queen & Co.
Glitter Glue: Ice Stickles - Silver Ice
Buttons: Jesse James Beads
Stamp: Inkadinkado - Folk Holiday Tag Expressions
Punches: Martha Stewart
Dies: Cut with Cricut Expression Accent Essentials cartridge

Here's the original sketch.



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I am also entering my project to the following challenges.
1. Kaboodle Doodles - Challenge #97 - Let's Get Together for the Holidays
2. Sketches4All - Jen T's Challenge - Let It Sparkle
3. Cooking With Cricut - Challenge #63 - Sounds of the Season
4. Scrapbook Sisters - Christmas Scrapbook Challenge
5. Anything Goes Challenge Blog - Challenge #56 - Anything But a Card (Optional Tags for Christmas)
6. Craft Your Passion - Tag Your It!


Thank you for dropping by! Happy Holidays!


It's me,

13 Cookie Thoughts:

Kathleen (Kath) B. Hernandez said...

Your layout is so wonderful, Jenny! No need to feel lonely this Christmas. Just keep in mind that your loved ones thinks of you and your family most of the time. And you have lots of friends here in Manila, there in SG and in the blogosphere.

Thanks for joining us at Kaboodle Doodles’ Let’s Get Together for the Holidays Challenge!

Kath
Blog: Creo by Lady Katutz at http://creobyladykatutz.blogspot.com/

Vicky Varvadouka said...

I am sure they are always close to you..in your heart! Beautiful layout! Good luck with the challenges!Thanks for sharing it with us at OUAS!

Gaynor said...

gorgeous layout, thanks for sharing with us at Anything goes, Gaynor DT :)

sparklygirl-Tina said...

Hi Wifey Cookie

Great layout, and like Kath said I'm sure your family will be thinking of you over the holiday season.

Thanks so much for joining us again over at Kaboodle Doodles and good luck.

Tina

phamil said...

Awesome job with this sketch! You've done a beautiful page and thank you so much for playing along with us at OUAS!

Elizabeth said...

What a beautiful layout! Thanks for joining us again at Cooking with Cricut :) Love your artwork :)

Cheryl said...

Hi Jenny, I'm sorry you won't be with your family this year, but I know you will be together in spirit. Your layout is beautiful! Thanks for taking part in the Kaboodle Doodles challenge this week.

Larelyn said...

I love the layout. It's such a special family memory. Thanks for sharing at Cooking with Cricut.
Hugs,
Larelyn

Irma said...

wonderful family moment you captured!
Thank you so much for joining us in the OUAS challenge!

Jen said...

Beautiful LO, Jenny -- You can see the loved you poured into it and that makes it priceless! Thanks so much for linking up at Cooking With Cricut this week.

~ Jen, CWC Design Team

Wifey Cookie said...

Thank you for the love, ladies! :)

Gerry van Gent said...

WOW, this is such a beautiful layout!
Thank you for playing along at Once Upon A ....Sketch!
Hugs,
~Gerry~

Steph said...

What a lovely layout. I love the colours you've used. Thanks for joining us at Anything Goes, hope to see you again soon! x