Saturday, September 10, 2011

2005, Always and Forever

Once Upon A... Sketch is up with a new challenge on September 1st. 

This is the criteria:

> Title must be a year.

> Journal should be at least 2 lines on why the title is memorable.  Journalling can be in any language or any format.

> Use this lovely sketch designed by Nadia Cannizzo.

Here is my version:

I flipped the page counterclockwise but retained the title in its original position on the upper right of the layout.

To make the page more magical, I used opal dust to trace the diecut and also put some of it on the flowers and the number stickers.

Some details for you to appreciate my work...

The title

The journal in a scroll

The content of the journal

My first journalling was a mess.  So I painted it with gesso, covered with some flowers and hid the journal in a sort of a scroll.  It says:

He was my bestfriend in College.  After almost six years of being together, we got married in 2005.  The memories are still fresh in my mind.  The church ceremony was very solemn, the reception was fun and all the guests including our parents, relatives and friends were very happy.  A memorable occasion indeed...

I hope hiding the journal won't invalidate my entry.  

Anyway, I enjoyed playing along and that's the most important.

Thanks for dropping by!  Ciao!


  1. Beautiful, just beautiful! Love your gorgeous mix and pic. The flip on the sketch looks very nice! Tks. for playing along with us at OUAS!

  2. What apertur layout. So many lovely elements here to help showcase that wonderful memory.Love the pearl swirls and the bord die cut.
    Thanks for sharing at OUAS!

  3. gorgeous page!!!!
    hanks for playing along with us at OUAS!

  4. Beautiful couple, and great choice of paper using that Websters. Thank you for taking the time to join us at OUAS!

  5. What a magical page and you are such a sweet couple!Beautiful layout! Thanks for playing along at OUAS!

  6. Lovely layout & the journaling is so sweet! Thanks for playing at Once Upon a Sketch :)

  7. This is a lovely layout, Lovez. Lot's of elements for the eyes to feast. I like to thank you also for leaving a generous comment in my blog. See you around.