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Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Teen Angst

So I was jumping around the web yesterday 
checking out favorites and some where I haven't been in a while.
I stopped by 
and discovered a new March sketch challenge up.

I was in the mood for working with a sketch and this one
was screaming "work with me"
so of course I did lol.
Here is the sketch….
This is what I created.
I used paper from the February Swirlydoos kit.
Kaisercraft paper and Die Cut
Archival ink, Club Scrap stamp, Gesso,  Dylusions mist, Petaloo flowers and some old sticker letters
(and when I say old I mean so OLD they no longer stick ugh)

A while back we took a family trip to Italy.
As always we travel en masse so after a while even the
best of us start to crave some alone time.
When you are a teenager though you crave it faster and feel more persecuted
than the rest.
These pics were snapped wile visiting Assisi.
She had had enough of all of us and went over by some old ruins to sulk.

Luckily later in the day some Gelato brought her out of her funk….
Here are my non stick stickers.
I roughly outlined them with a Sharpie to make them stand out a bit more.

My flowers and a Die Cut from Kaisercraft.


Gesso was scraped over the background before I did some stamping using Archival Ink and a Club Scrap stamp.


I think I'll hold onto these pics so that when she has her own teenagers I can 
share  with them.

Thanks for stopping by and have a great day!

13 comments:

Tammy Lawrence-Cymbalisty said...

Nice job! Jumping around the web... LOL

Pat said...

Great take on the sketch! Thanks for joining us @ LGS.

Brenshevia Baker said...

Beautifully done, thanks for joining us at LGS!

Carol Peixoto said...

Beautiful page! Thank you for joining us ta LGS!

Devra said...

This is beautiful I really like how the photos pop against the black and white background. Gad you were inspired at LGS

MichelleMc said...

Beautiful page, Christy! Thanks for joining us at LGS!

Jacqui said...

Great layout, love your lettering! Thanks for playing along with us at LGS!

Cherished said...

Great take on the sketch. Beautiful page. Thanks for playing at LGS.

jenessa said...

Awesome take on the sketch. Love the grungey look. Thanks for playing along with us at LGS!

Laura said...

wow such a great take on the sketch! thanks for hopping along with LGS!

Lynn Good said...

great layout. Love the title, thanks for joining us at LGS

wendipooh13 said...

loooove how you worked the sketch!!! Thanks for playing along at LGS

Melinda Garner said...

Wow! Great layout! Thank you for playing along with us at LGS!