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Thursday, January 19, 2012

Double Challenge Double Layout - The Animals of Kualoa Ranch

So I officially lost it this weekend. I found two different challenges and combined them into one and made a crazy double page double challenge... and it was fun! I might be hooked!

I started off working on the Scraptastic Club 2nd January Challenge - to use the below sketch and at least 5 photos. I had a bunch of ideas for this, none of which I used when I switched gears when I found the animal photos...

Paper Secrets' QOTW was about animal photos, and whether you scrap them, so I had scrapping animals on the mind)


The Scraptastic Club challenges are a lot of fun as there is 4-5 per month and they are all different - sketches, recipes, themes, etc! It keeps you on your toes and away from the rut of sketch-layout sketch-layout...

Then as I was laying it out I had way too many photos, and some that couldn't be cut into 3x3s...
So I immediately thought of Love Joy Paper and the cute sketch for the challenge this month:


And that is how the following two pager became a double challenge double layout....

Here is the overall double... I used the same papers and colors on both pages. The alphas are Fancy Pants, and everything else is stash stuff. I had this big bold and somewhat ugly Hawaiian themed paper I cut cut up for 2 of the 3x3s and then used some remnants for the strips and squares seen everywhere else. For a bit of a hare-brained idea, it turned out really sharp looking. 

This is the Scraptastic page. Essentially all I did was flip the sketch and flip the bottom trim upside down. I also omitted the little element on the grid as it was busy enough with all those animals. 

This is the Love Joy Paper sketch. I changed the proportions on the photos and added the 4x6 of the cow on top. I moved the title and omitted the journalling.

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  1. Great job changing the sketch to make it work for your photos & a two page sketch in combination with another grib sketch. Great job! Love the pics - so fun
    Thanks for playing at www.lovejoypaper.com/challenges


  2. Tori,
    Great double pager. I love that you combined the 2 different sketches to make the whole thing work for you! Thanks for playing along with us over at Scraptastic Club.


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