Layout Sketch January

Tuesday, January 1, 2008

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! How is everyone this morning? I love New Years! Have you made any resolutions? I made a list on my birthday that I want to do achieve this year more goals than resolutions, which is totally the way I do things. I am happy to report I already achieved a couple of those and it's only the first of the year! One of the goals was to open a digital store, which I'm happy to say is DONE and OPEN! In fact I'll be hosting all the freebies from there in future (as the free download sites are acting a little flaky lately). So with that said here is this months layout sketch and the digital download is available in my store! (hehehe so fun to say that!). And everything in the store is on Sale until 14th January! 30% off!


This months sketch is based on a layout I did back in 2006. Back in 2006 when I did this layout I really didn't think things could get any better for me in regards to scrapbooking. I'd reached the goals I'd set for myself. But as always I set new goals, pushed myself and stepped that little bit further. As I sit here reflecting on the last 2 years I could never imagine being in the position that I'm in. Yet here I sit, making bigger goals. Who knows what else 2008 has in store?

digital supplies: Diva Approved kit by Di Hickman, font: Minya Nouvelle;

I whipped up this layout this morning as I had wanted to do a NEW layout for the NEW year, with the NEW template/sketch. So as a consequence I was a little later uploading the blog today, and you know what? That's ok by me! This also means I get to count this for my "get a LOAD of this" layout for today! Yeah!



Layout by Amber Bell
Supplies - Around the Block patterned paper and brads (including photo corners), Heidi Swapp alpha, Daisy D's rubons, Making Memories chipboard alpha, prima flower, gel pens, paint, and cardstock



Digital Layout by Renee' Morris-Dezember
Credits: SNOW FUN kit by Nikki Painter



Digital Layout by Brigitte v.Tienhoven
Credits: Kit Cozy Winter by Scrappassie Designs



Layout by Jolene Johnston
Supplies: Paper Reflections cardstock, Basic Grey Recess paper, Basic Grey Periphery alpha stickers, Colorbox chalk ink, machine stitching, EK Success chipboard alpha letters, Pebbles paint, Daisy D's rub on, felt heart



Digital Layout by Tracy Madsen
Credits: Sierras Shivers kit by Laura Burger



Layout by Christina Dean
Supplies: Kaisercraft paper (Squadron P132 Commander), cream bazzil cardstock, heidi swapp circle chipboard letter (b) the rest of lettering was printed on computer



Digital Layout by Dawn McFarland
Credits: Papers and elements from Back to Reality Collab kit at LDD; Font: The Battle Continuez;



Layout by Shawn Lahr



Digital Layout by Krista Pearl
Credits: Background, Horizontal Paper Strip, triangles (overlay for texture) - Bren Taylor-Boone, Ageless Beauty PP8 and PP1 and PP9 (as overlay), Ageless Beauty; Dot Paper - Amy Hutchinson, Sprinkles, Spiced Rum; Map Arrow - Amy Hutchinson, Arrow, Spiced Rum; Circle with button - Amy Hutchinson, Circle 2, Spiced Rum; Frame - Amy Hutchinson, Frame, Spiced Rum; Title - Amy Hutchinson, Spiced Rum Alpha, Spiced Rum; Make a Difference Word Art - Jackie Eckles, Make a Difference, Stand Up Collab Kit; Stitches - Bren Boone, stitch4 orange, Messy 'Lil Stitches; Prongs - Bren Boone, jaylalee_ep_anchor, Jayla Lee; Font - Pea Kristy, Fonts for Peas;



Digital Layout by Angela Shetzer
Credits: Downhome Christmas Kit by Angela Shetzer; Special thanks to atomic cupcake for use of actions for folded tears and handstiches; Photos by Laura;



Layout by Celeste Brodnik
Supplies: Cardstock: Bazzill Basics; Pattner Paper, Chipboard: Scenic Route; Jewels: Doodlebug Designs, Darice; Stickles by Ranger;



Layout by Lisette A Madsen
Supplies: pattern papers and chipboard from Li´l Davids Designs, paint from Ranger, cardstock from Bazzill.



Digita Layout by Egle Noel
Supplies: FONTS:BinnerD, AstersHand; KITS: Jelly Beans Kit by Kim Hill; Teen Spirit Kit by Kim Hill; Sentence Strips and Spaces by Danielle Catalano-Titus; 110 Years of Memories :: Calendar Stamps Set by Anita Stergiou [for accent marker on calendar]; Word Toppers Summer by Emily Merritt; Calendar 2 by Misty Mareda; [recolored]; Headline Alpha by Misty Mareda ["W"];



As always if you do the sketch let me know in the comments and I'll come by and check it out! I love to see them being used! I hope to get chance tomorrow to make a decision on the new card sketch team additions.

Hope everyone has a wonderful new year!

hugs

Di

13 comments:

Lynn Anne January 1, 2008 at 1:25 PM  

Congrats on the new store! Have a great year :)

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Rosie (Freycob) January 1, 2008 at 2:49 PM  

Congratulations on the new store!

May 2008 be the year that you continue to go from strength to strength and inspire us with fantastic layouts.

Thanks!

Beverley Todd January 1, 2008 at 5:14 PM  

Congrats from me too! Maybe I'll use your sketch for tomorrow's 'get a LOAD of this'! LOL

Lynn January 1, 2008 at 6:49 PM  

wow! everyone totally rocked your sketch. yum!

Muckyfingers January 1, 2008 at 11:02 PM  

Congratulations and a Happy New Year to you

Sosa's Wife January 2, 2008 at 7:08 AM  

Congratulations on your new store opening! Great way to start off the year, and thank you for the wonderful sketch! May you have a very Prosperous 2008 and years to come!

NancyJones January 2, 2008 at 9:35 AM  

whehhewwwww im so happy for you chicky!you so deserve it and cant wait to see how kickin you do!!! LOVE THE Sketch those pages rofk and CAN I JUST SAY THAT IS THE CUTEST LITTLE GIRL EVER IN YOUR DESIGN ::snicker:: course IM a litttttttle bit prejudice she afterall looks JUST LIKE HER MOTHER bwahahahahha.
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Susie Blackwell January 2, 2008 at 12:23 PM  

Hi Di,

Happy New Year! xxxxxxx

Just thought I'd catch up with the last few weeks.......

http://whiteribboncards.blogspot.com/2008/01/di-hickmans-sketch-december-3-and-4.html

Susie xx

Deanne January 6, 2008 at 12:27 PM  

Hi!!! Here's my LO for this sketch...

http://a-scrapaddict.blogspot.com/2008/01/determine.html

Sosa's Wife January 6, 2008 at 2:47 PM  

Hi Di! I loved this sketch, and here's my LO that I did with it! :)
http://www.scrap-diner.com/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=2906&ppuser=171

Thank you so much! I can't wait to see the next one! Woo hoo!
Elise (PS_Sosa)

Rachel January 7, 2008 at 5:39 AM  

Congrats on the new store Di. Fab sketch as always, you can see what Ive done with it on my blog, thanks for looking!

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