Layout Sketch August

Wednesday, August 1, 2007

It's the first of the month so it's layout sketch day! Hope everyone is up for this challenge this month! I just loved this template so hope you all do too! The digital template can be downloaded here

As always the sketch comes in 12x12 or 8.5 x 11 and both versions are available in the template download. Look for more to come soon cos it's Wednesday too and that means CARDS today too! Bumper upload day!

Here is my layout using this template. Used my new kit due for release on the 6th August. Yes those are flowers made from paper clips!

Sandwashed Summer kit by Di Hickman (available soon at Treasures to Scrap);
fonts: Steelfish, SP Wonderful Wendy

And now for some eye candy from the sketch girls! So many to look at, I think everyone enjoyed this sketch! lol!

Layout by Egle Noel FONT: Stencil, Tarnished Halo, TXT SantaFont, Snell Roundhand KITS: Juicy Fruit Kit by Kim Hill (A Cherry On Top) ; Alphabet Soup Dirty Paper alpha by Peggy Brutcher (A Cherry On Top) ; Magnetic Alpha Mini Kit by Peggy Brutcher (A Cherry On Top)

Layout by Renee' Morris-Dezember
Elements Used: Distant Dreams and Midnight Frenzy kits by Andrea Designs,
Seebee's Freebies: Dream Trip Lace Ribbons and Black and White Elegance by
Christina Wall; scallop template by Di Hickman;

Layout by Celeste Brodnik

Layout by Lisa Peppers Supply list: In Bloom, Mothers day cards and Deco frames from Designs by Shelle

Layout by Amber Bell
Supplies - DCWV white cardstock, unknown red cardstock, My Minds Eye patterned paper, Photo by Jason Wang, Heide Swapp "together" silhouette words, and Prima flowers

Layout by Lucy Chesna
supplies: fancy pants pp, bazzill cardstock, ribbon, buttons, butterfly stamp from stampinup, thickers, inking and stitching

Layout by Tracy Madsen
Supplies: Memory Lane kit, by Junianas, soon to be at TTS

Layout by Christina Dean
Supplies: all papers are from Signature life by jen wilson -His 'my little buddy ' range(*little dots/little buddy blue paper, *lucky stripes/ sand castle brown paper, * my little buddy quarters, *bazil cardstock - gumbo, *heidi swapp brown lettering - distressed it with file, *bella chipboard cookiez (the 4)); *white thread; *usual adhesives

Layout by Krista Pearl
Credits: All Backgrounds from Oscraps {52} Inspirations: Brown floral is a combination of 2 backrounds - Week 10 paper Vicki Stegall (used as pattern overlay) and Brown Week 26, Sue Cummings; Glitter Dot Paper (scallop and lettering on photo and bullets) - Week 27, Lauren Reid; Dream (aqua) - Week 4, Vicki Stegall; Gungy Floral Green, Sue Cummings; Week 2 paper (stripe) - collaboraton of oscraps designers: Sue Cummings, Vicki Stegall, and Lauren Reid; Frame - Sue Cummings, From My Chalkboard: Chalked Frames Volume 3; Stitching - Kim Broedelet, 'So' Who; Fonts - Borders and subtitle- Acoustic Bass by Design 76 Type - Bradford Cox; on Photo and bullets - Iron Man - Jakob Fischer, Pizzadude

Layout by Brigitte v. Tienhoven
Credits : Shabby Princess Freebie RPENN_expressyourself; Font used : Fontastic

Layout by Jolene Johnston
Supplies: Cosmo Cricket Wanted collection pack, StazOn ink, JoAnn brads, BoBunny stickers, K & Co./Basic Grey rub on

Layout by Indah Permata Sari
Supplies: Bette Duganitz's Gingham Girl kit; various Traci Murphy's drop shadows

Layout by Christina Dean
supply list - all papers are part of the basic grey INFUSE collection (*purify, *salt, *seethe, *concentrate, *season, *sweet meat mini monograms, *infuse die shapes, *usual adhesives); double sided tape and pritt glue;

Layout by Lisette A Madsen Supply list : papers from Cherry Arts, DCWV, rub-ons from Making Memories, ribbons from American Crafts, buttons from Autumns Leaves, f´lowers from Bazzill

Layout by Dawn Inskip
Supplies: All paper, notepaper image, mouse and spider (Spellbound digi kit by Dawn Inskip at; flower, tag, stitching and staples (The Write Stuff digi kit by Dawn Inskip at

Layout by Kelli Seeman-Smith
supply list: Autumn Leaves, Opposite attract/circut, AC {} chipboard, ribbon

As always hook me up in the comments or email me if you use the layout template or sketch and I'll come check them out! Love seeing them being used!


grambie August 1, 2007 at 12:52 PM  

Thanks for another beautiful template for the month of August. Your layout collection just keep getting better each time you publish your newsletter. You definitely have proof of the versatility of your fantastic templates. Just look at the beautiful wedding photo scrap, the doggie scrap, a card scrap, graduation scrap, and little babies scrap. The list goes on and on. I know you are proud of your fabulous templates along with the gorgeous colors and various takes on your template. Thanks again for your willingness to design for us novices and professionals alike. Here is love to you and your dh. Of course his photos have a total different meaning to you. Leavin LUV! XOXOXO!

Treezah August 1, 2007 at 2:39 PM  

Thank you for a great sketch blog!
Your sketch girls have done a FABULOUS job and it's nice to have a visual as well as the sketch to work by. Love the list of products used also!!
Have added you to bloglines so i never miss a thing!!
Happy Birthday to Bob too!!!

Nancy P,  August 1, 2007 at 8:56 PM  

Wow, another wonderful email from Diane - each month it gets better and better! The examples you have shown for the new layout are all just wonderful! Such nice colors and such different subjects! Your girls make it work!
Thank you for this very nice gift!

olga9999 August 2, 2007 at 2:07 AM  

Happy Birthday to your husband!! :)

wonderful template, thanks so much for sharing it with us and the layouts are fantastic thanks for sharing them too. :) Best wishes. :O)

Maria August 2, 2007 at 2:57 AM  

Thank you! This blog post has been added to the freebies list at

Michelle August 2, 2007 at 4:49 AM  

Thank you for the fabulous template!!

sabdesbois August 2, 2007 at 11:47 AM  

I am one of your fans! Thank you for sharing these. Now going to have a look at the Wed sketchers.

Anonymous,  August 3, 2007 at 8:35 AM  

Thanks for sharing your creative genius, Di! I was so inspired, I have attempted my first layout based on your sketch. I'm more of a card maker, you see ;)
Here is it:
Fun in Fuerteventura

Keep up the good work!

Clare August 3, 2007 at 10:17 AM  

What a fab sketch Di - it's really inspired me. I've done two layouts based on it which you can see on my blog here -

Ila,  August 4, 2007 at 7:08 AM  

Thank you for your most fabulous template. I love all of the wonderful layouts you have posted!

Renee August 5, 2007 at 6:47 AM  

This Rocks! Thanks! I would have NEVER thought of using paperclips as a Flower! Love it!!

Anonymous,  August 11, 2007 at 11:02 AM  

oh I found the perfect little doggie for this sketch. I love the sketch and can see me using it lots of times!! Thanks Di

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