Friday, October 4, 2013

The World is Full of Magic Things for Stuck on you Sketches

Hi there!
Today's challenge is to use a die-cut that pertains to magic in some way!
This actually was a super tough one for me...
My kids have always been obsessed with Harry Potter, so I thought it would be easy. But when I started looking at the silhouette store, the only thing I really liked was something you had to print and cut---and there's no WAY I can figure out how to that yet (I only recently purchased my silhouette)!
But then I searched word phrases with "magic" in them, and I found a longish quote, which I shortened to the one below. 
I remembered I had some pictures of my little one reading a Harry Potter book---we often went out on the deck this past summer to read!
And I had to add "Just another muggle waiting for a letter"---and if you are a Harry Potter fan, you will know exactly what that means!

 
 
Here is a closeup of some of the embellishments I used---the positive and the negative space!  And the wooden glasses are an exact match for her sunglasses!
 
 
One more---a closeup of the quote, which I stamped with little dots.
 
Sometimes the thing you struggle with really does turn out ok in the end.
Head on over to Stuck on You Sketches for all the Hocus Pocus details!
 
Thanks for stopping by today.
 

9 comments:

  1. Oh Sheila, this is a fabulous layout!! I love that you went with Harry Potter, the perfect idea for Magic! I love the pics on your layout too. I often go out in the summer time and read-my favorite place to read is outside in the sunshine! Very cool and a great take on the challenge!! Hugs!

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  2. This is gorgeous! I love love love the colors and that title is AWESOME!!!!!!

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  3. I LOVE this...
    OH and I love your little home decor project...oh oh oh and the chervon
    floor you did! GEEZ!
    You are rocking it Sheila!
    Awesome work girlfriend!

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  4. LOVE LOVE your page !!!!! super fun, my kids love Harry Potter too.. love all the bright fun colors!!!

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  5. Love it Sheila! The pops of color look great on the wood grain background and I love how you used the long title! And you can go on YouTube to find some tutorials for using the Print & Cut. That's what I did, and it's pretty easy once you get the hang of it!

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  6. Hi Sheila! I love your wonderful take on this sketch! the colors and your design are so fabulous!! I love how you scrapped about reading - your title is so true!

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  7. Your layout is lovely and fun! Love the photos!

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