January 29, 2010

Coordinating Cousins-SOUS


As you all know, Since its Friday its reveal time again at SOUS.. I want to give a big thanks to Aymee Gandy for this great sketch and this is my take on it.. I wanted to use the photos of my boys and twin nephews trying to all jump in the pool at the same time.. These photos were taken back in 2006 while we were vacationing in Florida.. I would love to be there in the warm sun right about now, its -6 below zero here in Finland today.. Brrrrrr..LOL
Here is the sketch, I hope you all get a chance to stop by at SOUS and try this sketch out.. It was a little bit of a challenge for me, but I love how the layout came out..


Here are some close ups and all of the details to the making of this layout.





Supplies Used:
Cricut cart:  Dreams Come True
Water splats

Cricut Cart: Lifes a Beach
swimming trunks, title "cousins"

Cricut Cart: Pooh Font
title "Coordinating"

Cricut Cart: Planting Schoolbook

Cricut cart: Opposites Attract

Papers: We R Memory Keepers

Cardstock: olive green, orange, cream and blue

Swirls Stamps

Tim Holtz Distress Inks:
brown, denim, green and orange
pop dots
zig two way glue pen
Stickles: blue, orange and green

Thank you Ladies so much for looking.


  1. Oh, wow, look like I get to be first. I'm loving all the warm summer colors right now. It's a chilly day outside today, though not -6. Fabulous colors and great memory for you and bous! I may have to buy DCT just for those splats!

  2. Girly that is so cute how you did the shorts with the title!! Fantastic!!! Love it!!! Have a ROCKING GOOD DAY!!!!!!!!!!! Dawn :0)

  3. Love it, I am a summer person so give me the beach, a pool and some sun and I am there! It amazes me how everyone has a different take on these layouts and they are all WONDERFUL. Thanks for this beautiful page.

  4. Nanne - Lovin' the summer theme right now! It's super chilly here in Indiana too! Love the way you do all of your shading with the inks... totally cool! And your title is way too clever!

  5. What a fun layout. I love the colors you chose. Great Layout Nanne.

  6. This really is a fun fun layout...such fab color choices...I love the stamped swirls...just the right touch...you always know how to add that little xtra to make a design perfect!

  7. Hi Nanne
    I think this turned out just Great!
    I really like how every thing does coordinate
    Love the colors....
    Big Hugs Wanda :0)

  8. Beautiful layout Nanne!!! Love the colors and lov how you used those shorts!!
    I loveee seeing your work....joy I better get ready for work!

  9. What a fun layout Nanne! Your title is awesome! Love the colors! Looks like the kids had a great time. Keep warm, you are not lone when it comes to the cold weather. Here is Maryland it is in the low twenties and we had a snow storm today.

  10. WOW Nanne I love, love, love, the way you used the swimming trunks!!! So fun!! And the colors are fabulous, they give you that warm summer feeling!! Fun photos and a beautiful layout!!
    Oh man, I don't see how you can function in such cold weather!! I turn into an icicle when the temp drops below 40!!! STAY WARM!! XXX :o)

  11. your layouts always amaze me..you have mad skills girl..the details and time you put into your work..wow..love it...

  12. I love your water "splots"! You layout is just adorable, such a great version of the sketch!!

  13. Wow Nanne, I love your colors you chose...I especially love how you used the shorts as your title..very creative..Those pics are just adorable..TFS

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