Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Extreme Boy Layout


Hello friends!  Today I'm sharing more layouts I created for February challenges.   This is my son, Travis when he was 14.  He made it through the skateboard phase with only 1 ER visit.  We had a fabulous outdoor skateboard park in Jacksonville, Kona, with these HUGE, steep sided, concrete bowls.  Often I find myself taking a deep breathe and holding it as he took off down the side of one of them.  

I'm excited about this one because I used a really old stamp set that I had never used, "Extreme Boy" by Junkitz.  I also used "Stars of Worn" by Unity, and a distressed tags from the "Timeless Tags" set by Stampendous.  I combined those with some fun Basic Grey "Fact" paper pad and Die Cuts / Transparencies paper embellishments (yellow and green tickets).  I used a star stencil as well.


I was inspired by a sketch over at Sketches with a Twist.



And I added orange tinted (mixed with acrylic paint) modeling paste for a challenge over at 2Peas's.



Other challenges I'm linking to :

Inspired by : (thur)


Stampin for the Weekend ( fri) : distressing.  I distressed the edges with black ink.

Basic Grey Challenges (sat) : "favorite ..."  One of my son's favorite things to do growing up was skateboarding

Sweet Stampin' Challenge blog (sat) : stars and stripes


You can view all of my Scrapbook Layouts HERE.
You can view my Mini Albums HERE.


9 comments:

The Robins Nest OCrowley said...

Nice layout, and love your inspiration!

Chris said...

Fabulous LO! Love the colour scheme and the chevrons- they really complement the photo! The background stamping looks great!Thanks for joining us at Sweet Stampin' this week!
Chris
x

Laurel said...

Such a wonderful layout, love all the bits and layers!

Krystie Bohmer said...

Awesome layout! love all the techniques going on and colors are perfect!

Pamela said...

Great layout, like the colours. Thank you for joining us at Sweet Stampin'

Pam x

Lizzyc said...

HI..This is an excellent boys layout.. fabulous colors and papers and love how you have used the sketch!! Thanks for joining in at SWAT !!

Jeannette said...

LOVE this LO!Great colors and beautiful texture on it.



Julie said...

Fab layout - I really should do more!!

Thanks for joining us at Stampin' For the Weekend for our Distressing Challenge.

Hugs

Julie x

Jenny said...

What a fabulous fun layout and just perfect for our challenge. Thanks so much for joining in at Sweet Stampin' this week. x

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