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“They Make My Nest” – Twisted Sketch #80

December15

The latest sketch is now live over at www.twistedsketches.com. The “twist” for this week’s sketch was “pop-dots” any how or any way that inspires you to create.  To view the sketch click HERE.  Come on over and join in on this challenge…it’s a great sketch!  Be sure and up-load a link to your creation directly under the sketch’s comment section so we can all admire your brilliance!

I decided to use actual Pop-Dots as a design element here.  I used them on the swirls…for my flower center and as a border.  I’m really happy with the effect and will probably use them again in this manner.

Also, a complete tutorial on making this “quilted” flower will be posted on Keandra Willis’ blog Kreatorville in the near future…I will post an update when that occurs.

Here are my 2 babies hiding under Daddy’s desk in his office, a favorite hiding place when they were younger.

Supplies for this layout include:  blue polka-dotted paper from Echo Park; the bright pink paper is from Best Occasions, and the rest is all from the Paper Studio’s Poteeka Souflee.  The pop-dots used here were also from the Paper Studio.  The butterflies are Wall-Es.  Other supplies include: Watermelon ink from CTMH, Tombow Adhesive, Timeless Touches paper piercer, and Janlynn embroidery floss.

Here are some close-up photos:

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4 Comments to

““They Make My Nest” – Twisted Sketch #80”

  1. Avatar December 16th, 2010 at 9:01 am Jenni Says:

    I LOVE everything you do my friend!! Beautiful babies, beautiful layout. Only you would be able to use pop dots in your design, and make it look so good!


  2. Avatar December 18th, 2010 at 9:08 am Amy Baldwin Says:

    BEAUTIFUL layout Nancy! The pop dots are truly AMAZING! Super clever idea, who would ever dream up such a fantastic idea for an embellishment? You of course! Love it!


  3. Avatar December 20th, 2010 at 8:17 am Camila Borssoi Says:

    What a criative way to use pop dots! Great layout.


  4. Avatar December 27th, 2010 at 1:51 am Azura Alyssa Says:

    oh I love your LO!! the colors combi are beautifulllllllllllllllllllll..:))


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