One Layout Sketch, Three Ways

Hi there all! It's Pam sharing a sketch and layouts that use that sketch. Each month we will feature a layout and card sketch. There will be one person to "use it", one person to "tweak it" and one person to "change it."
I used the sketch as is, Allie tweaked the sketch and Diane changed it up. You will see how you can use the sketch in so many different ways. I hope you are inspired by today's post. I know I am!
First up I am sharing the sketch with you. It features two main strips of paper, two photos, and places to put lots of hearts. I think it matches up with the Date Night Collection pretty well!
March Sketch Chickaniddy by Pam Callaghan
Here is my take on the sketch. I used the sketch pretty much as it looks. I think this showcases the photos well and the Date Night collection looks just great here 😉 .
Pam Callaghan Chickaniddy Date Night Use it
Here is a close up of the page.
Pam Callaghan Chickaniddy Date night March sketch close-up
Supplies: Paper: Awesome Blossom (DN 140S01), Cutest couple (DN140S05), Together is Better (DN140S09), Downtown, (DN140S03), Dance Party (DN140S11), Plaid is Rad (DN140S12); Sticker Sheet (DN14EB02); Mini Sticker Banner (DN14EB03); Mini Sticker Tags (DN14EB04); Enamel Hearts (DN14EB07); Brads (DN14EB06) other: Kraft cardstock, white pen.
Now let's take a look at how the others used the sketch!
Allie tweaked the sketch just a bit. Let's see what changes she made.


"Hello, there! It's Allie here, and I'm excited to be sharing my take on the beautiful sketch created by the talented Pam Callaghan for Chickaniddy Crafts!

I was instantly drawn to this sketch because I'm crazy about hearts. Sketches don't have to be interpreted literally, but I loved it so much that I wanted to keep most of it as is, especially those hearts! I thought Date Night would be a perfect pairing with this sketch.

Allie Stewart Chickaniddy Date Night Tweak IT
Chickaniddy Supplies: Paper (DN14OS12, DN14OS11, DN14OS03, DN14OS10, DN14OS06, DN14OS02, DN14OS01, DN14OS08), Silver Foil Paper ( CN14SP002 ), Stickers (DN14EB04), Enamel Hearts (DN14EB07); Other Supplies: Heidi Swapp Color Shine Mist in White, Studio G Chalk Ink in Grey, Halo Handletter font

Layout by Allie Stewart

I decided to tweak the sketch a little bit. I added in an extra photo, and moved the title to the bottom. I love that it keeps the feel of the sketch, but allows me to add a personal touch to it!

Allie Stewart Chickaniddy Date Night Tweak IT close-up

Can we talk about the foil paper for a second? If you have a die-cutting machine, please drop everything now and go use it with the foil paper! I absolutely love the elegant look the silver gives the title. If you have a Silhouette Cameo, just use the regular cardstock setting and it will cut like butter! The layered hearts were all cut with my Cameo, but punches would work just as well, or even hand cut hearts for a unique touch!

Allie Stewart Chickaniddy Date Night Tweak IT close-up2

Because the colors I chose were on the lighter and pastel side, I decided to ink all the edges for some extra OOMMPH! It's been awhile since I'd done that technique and I don't know why I stopped. I'm very happy with the soft yet defined look it gave.

Thank you for letting me share my take on this fun sketch. I'd love to see yours!"

Diane changed the sketch up! This is what she had to say about her page.

"I was inspired by the three large strips of paper on the sketch but decided to change it up by using three geometric diamond borders in their place. I added diamond pieces trailing off from the border strips to soften the design up and also filled in some of the empty diamonds spaces with the coordinating diamond stickers. When layering shapes, try raising the top layer with a pop dot. The added dimension really makes your page stand out. For the long embellishment strip, I used flowers and flipped it vertically the length of the page, adding in coordinating words and that fabulous diamond ring. The soft colors and theme of the Date Night collection were a perfect match for this special vintage photo of my husband's parents when they were teenagers.

Diane Payne Chickaniddy Date Night Change it

Diane Payne Chickaniddy Date Night Change it close-up

Layout by Diane Payne

Supplies: Paper (DN140S01, DN140S02, DN140S10, DN140S11, DN140S12), Silver Foil Paper (CN14SP002), Brads (DN14EB06), Alpha Stickers (DN14EB01), Mini Sticker Banners (DN14EB03), Mini Sticker Elements (DN14EB05), Sticker Sheet (DN14EB02), Enamel Hearts (DN14EB07)"


I hope you enjoyed the sketches and all of the layouts that go with it!


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3 thoughts on “One Layout Sketch, Three Ways

  1. Lisa C.

    Beautiful layouts, ladies! That’s a great sketch and it’s fun to see everyone’s take.

    Allie – I love how you cut the foil for your title. It’s so beautiful and I love how you
    inked the edges. Very pretty page!


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