Hello everyone – Kerry Engel here!
With the start of a new month – brings us our monthly sketch challenge. Here is July’s sketch…A scrapbook sketch for a 12X12 layout designed by Kerry Engel
Six photos on one page! This is a great layout for telling a visual story. Clustering the pics tightly on the left and keeping the right side empty balances the design.
Succulent Summer LayoutScrapbook layout designed by Kerry Engel based on a sketch featuring 6 photos of women planting in the spring time - succulentsMy daughter and I have a lot of succulents. The Simple Stories Summer Days Collection was perfect for our springtime ritual. I created the “succulent” title and white border (based on the sketch) on my cutting system. I filled in the flowers with different papers from the collection.Close up image of a scrapbook page based on a sketch featuring a line paper from Simple Stories. Journaling on the layout. I stained the title and edged things with green Clearsnap ColorBox ink to finish it off.
Supplies: Simple Stories Summer Days collection, Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L, Clearsnap ColorBox ink.

Art Journal PageArt journal page based on a sketch designed by Kerry Engel. Flowers and texture with bright colours.This page is just layers and layers of Ranger oxide inks. I colored the cut file flowers with the oxides and even ran my plain white thread through the ink to color it green. I used the Ranger enamel accents in the dot stencil, to create a bit of a resist. When I finished I sprayed it with a glossy varathane.Art journal paged designed by Kerry Engel based on a sketch. The word hello. It made everything just pop!
Supplies: Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L Denim Art Journal, Ranger Oxide ink, Kerri Bradford cut file, Wilna Furstenberg cut file (made into stencil), Stampin’ Up! die cut, Ranger Enamel accents, Ranger stencil, Ranger gesso and texture paste, Varathane gloss, Fude ball  pen.

Rusty Birthday CardHappy Birthday card designed by Kerry Engel based on a sketch in a photo collage style with a rustic feel. card embellished with rusty gears.I took the basic concept of the block design and just extended it across the card. Close up image of a birthday card designed by Kerry Engel based on a sketch. Rusty chipboard gears.Supplies: Elizabeth Craft Designs paper, Penart Rust Effects by BoBunny, Tim Holtz die cut, Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L, Crystal effects, Studio Calico letters, Clearsnap ColorBox ink.

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