It's a brand new year and a brand new challenge! For the Kraft it up January challenge you have to work with a fabulous Page Maps sketch and you need to incorporate washi tape,  a summers themed photo and a number.  It is summer down under as well as in Puerto Rico, so it was easy to come up with some yummy ocean pics for my page!
This is my daughter's first dive ever at Gilligan's.  We have been coming to this cay for 4 years now and this was her first attempt to go into the water from the mangrove trees.  I have to tell you it's scary up there as I tried it several years ago, I even titled my page "chicken at the top" as I was almost too scared to jump.  I am so glad she did it and is not afraid anymore, because once you do it once you just want to climb and jump again and again, the water is crystal clear and you can even see the fish swimming by from the trees.

for my numbers I went with gessoed 1 and 3 and wood veneer for number 2

here we go off in the air # 1
some cool stitching using an Amy Tangerine stencil and embroidery floss

#2 closer to the water

and # 3 a perfect splash!

all tied up together with a twine bow and some TC washi tape
here's the sketch

This month your challenge is to create a layout based on the attached sketch and the following:
* Summer themed photo(s)
* Washi Tape
* A Number
I hope you have fun with this sketch and the summer theme bring some warmth to you if you are in the cold! Take some summer photos out and re live the fun!


Lizzy Hill said...

This is such FUN, Milagros - love your interpretation of the sketch - might have to give this one a go!!!

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

This is gorgeous! LOVING the colors, the camera and the stitching! Happy New Year!!!

Barbara said...

A fantastic start into a creative new year! I'm also a chicken when it comes to jumps into water from heights (starting at 1 meter ;-) ) and I admire your daughter for braving it!

Kirsty Vittetoe said...

Beautiful layout, what a way to start 2014! Happy New Year!

alexandra s.m. said...

Gorgeous Layout Milagros!
Happy new Year!

Ros Crawford said...

Terrific ... what a lovely page!!

Unknown said...

This page makes me smile. I so glad she took the jump..


Audrey Pettit said...

Awesome sketch, and I LOVE your take on it, Milagros! Gorgeous hand stitching! Wow!

Mitralee said...

ADORABLE! Love that white mist and those photos made me feel WARM! Whohhooo on that JUMP!