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August Cybercrop Challenge reveal – sketches + sparkle

by | Aug 12, 2022 | Cyber Crop

Hello crafty friends, welcome to our August Cyber Crop…

Continuing with our theme of sketch & sparkles, we have  3 more challenges for you and a week to create and upload.

Donna’s Challenge:

Hello everyone, here is my sketch.  If you don’t wish to do a double layout, that’s not a problem, just pick a side!  Add your own touches to the sketch, as long as the basic design can be seen 🙂  For the sparkle element please add some bling, like rhinestone or sequins.

Today is my day off,  and I will be scrapping my example, can you guess which range I’m using?

Louise’s Challenge

Hello crafters

Louise here. This is one of those layouts that was tricky because the subject was very sensitive.

So I decided to hide my journalling behind some tags – that way the story is there but I don’t have to read it unless I pull the tag out.

This is a layout of the last photo I have of Miss Sally, who sadly passed away in June.

Here is the sketch to inspire you:

Don’t forget to add some sparkle to your page … I’ve used Gold Nuvo as a border to tie in my title.

The “Tapestry of Time” collection has some beautiful florals so was perfect for creating this memory of my precious girl.

Happy crafting
Louise xo

Julie’s Challenge:

Good morning
Another Cyber Crop challenge and this time using a sketch.
I love using sketches, it takes the hard work out of scrapbooking I think.
I would like you to use this sketch by Heather Waldron (2012) that I found on Pinterest
This is my layout.
I have used papers from the Bee Arty – Bee the Sunshine paper collection for this layout
To create the background I added Modelling Paste through a
The Crafters Workshop – Tile Texture stencil using my palette knife.
I used the “smooshing” technique to add colour to the background.
I added some water and Colour Blast mica powders to a piece of plastic and dabbed it onto the white cardstock.
I did add a little extra water using my spray bottle once the colour was applied
but not very much because I did not want the colours to run together.
The colours I used are  – Colour Mica Powder – Peach Nectar
and Color Crush – Pineapple
I also watered down some Vicki Boutin Gold Glaze and splattered that
onto the background using my fan brush.
Once the background was dry I trimmed it to 11.5″ square
and matted it onto a 12″ x 12″ piece of black cardstock
I fussy cut lots of flowers and the honeycomb from the Sunny Days paper.
I also cut strips of paper from the Sunny Days paper and the Gracious paper.
The strips are 7.5″ x 1.75″, 9″ x 1.25″, 8″ x 1″, 2.5″ x 1″ and 2″ x 0.75″.
I filed the edges of my 4″ x 6″ photo and matted it onto a piece of
pink cardstock measuring 6.25″ x 4.25″, then onto a piece of
black cardstock measuring 6.5″ x 4.5″.
I added a piece of scrap chipboard to the back of the matted photo.
Time now to assemble my layout. I have used Art Glitter glue to attach all of my pieces.
I added Wink of Stella – Clear to all of the pink flowers for my pop of sparkle
I have followed the sketch fairly closely, variations being more flowers in my embellishment cluster,
the honeycomb paper is not the same size/shape as the sketch shows and I have substituted a little cluster for the butterfly/dragon fly in the top right area.
I have cut my title from black cardstock using my Kaisercraft DD700 Alphabet Upper Case die.
I also added a coat of Glossy Accents to finish the title off.
You can see my process video below
I hope you enjoy watching it.
Have fun with all of the sketches
Stay safe
Challenge Info…
You have a week plus to upload your creations into the gallery – Here
Private Facebook Chat Page – Here
Due date Sunday, 21st August – Midnight

We will be giving away 1 shopping voucher valued at $20.00, and each entry receives 1 ticket into the draw…..each challenge you do gives you a chance to win!

We will also have a surprise prize!!  Our DT members will choose their favourite overall layout and I will send that lucky person a surprise in the mail.
We welcome scrappers from everyone, but due to oversea postage costs, any overseas winners will receive a small letter-sized prize. 
Happy Scrapping
Mystical Team


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