Thursday, 30 June 2011

July 1st at Once Upon A Sketch.....

I have to take a moment
and say how proud I am to be part of a challenge blog
that is so popular and full of such talented designers!
the team is diverse and very talented....
I thank Nadia for inviting me to be on this amazing team
and believing in me!!

on to the challenge!!
This is my interpretation of the sketch!

Here is the sketch by Nadia
Journalling Criteria: Who is in the photo? Name the person in the photo and at least 1 fact about them. This can be personality, character, talent , achievement etc. but it must be at least 2 sentences long.


The ScrapCake is a polish manufacturer of scrapbooking papers and paper accessories. We deliver designer collections produced with the smallest detail in mind to present you with the highest possible quality. Currently we released collections by Kinga Spiczko (aka Pasiakowa) and Karola Witczak. From the very beginning we are operating as an international brand distributing our products in many countries in Europe and other continents. We are cooperating with designers located in different countries and our international Design Team delivers lots of inspirations, challenges and contests on our blog.


The winner of this challenge will get the chance to come back in August as our Guest Designer and will also walk away with this COMPLETE collection from Karola Witzak.
The Bright Side Of Life
Including: 6 12 x 12 doublesided papers, 5 7 x 12 doublesided papers, 13 tags and labels and 6 x 6 paper pad (24 doublesided sheets)

Our RANDOMLY drawn winner will receive this COMPLETE collection designed by amazing polish cartoonist - Kinga Spiczko.

Summer At The Seaside
Including: 6 12 x 12 doublesided papers, 5 7 x 12 doublesided papers, 13 tags and labels and 6 x 6 paper pad (24 doublesided sheets).

These are simply amazing and JUST RELEASED! Lucky you! These will be sent directly to you from The ScrapCake.

How would you like the chance to win one of these or to be our Guest next month? Take part in our challenge and you never know! It could be YOU!


  1. We are SO proud to have you in our team. LOVE your style and love your commitment too. This layout is just proof of that! Gorgeous. SO PROUD to have you on our team :o)

  2. I loveeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee this!! I love love the distressing around the photo, the way you did his name and loveeeeeeeeeee the misting! And I am with Nadia... you are AMAZING...and I am VERY PROUD that you were on my team at FAVE THINGS!! Thank you for everything! :):):):):):):):):):):):)

  3. Ειρήνη μου κι εσύ είσαι ένας υπέροχος άνθρωπος με αξίες και φυσικά μεγάλο ταλέντο! Είναι μεγάλη μου τιμή που σε γνώρισα! Και φυσικά με την Nadia είστε μια πολύ καλή και αξιόλογη ομάδα! Για την σύνθεση σου τι να πω εγώ? Ότι μου αρέσει τρελά, ειδικά αυτή η μικρή φατσούλα … πόσο μεγάλωσε ο Χρήστος, ε? Πολύ έξυπνη η ιδέα σου να σκίσεις κυκλικά το χαρτί!

  4. Awesome LO Irini.. ADORE the torn edges around your photo & your mix of sweet embellies!! Your misting looks amazing and what a little cutie Christian is with his big brown eyes!! big hugs :)))

  5. Lovely layout Irini! And Cristian is very cute! You are such an inspiration for all of us! Take care!

  6. Irini this is just magical .. love your style and you are evolving in such a magnificent way ...a beautiful journey it all ... big hugz x

  7. No need to say how much I love, love this layout !!!! :) :) He's gorgeous, and it's gorgeous!!!

  8. Awesome lo Irini! Love the way you folded back the paper around the pic and the tearing in the upper rt. along with the playful looking and swaying like a banner would! Just fab my friend!
    Thank you Irini for the interpretation on my blog that you left for me... that was so nice of you and so helpful!
    Hugs, Sandi :)

  9. Stunning!!! So playful, even with black colour included... Simply amazing!

  10. My Dear Irini Once upon a Sketch should be and am sure they are proud to have YOU ! not only is your work inspirational but you are a thoroughly nice chap and have a wicked sense of humour definitely an asset to any team.Another fabulous layout love the way you framed the photo by turning back the paper and the great use of string.


  11. Είναι υπέροχη!!!!δεν έχω λόγια!!!!κι αυτό που έσκισες το χαρτί όλα τα λεφτα!!!καλό μήνα!!!

  12. Έχω λατρέψει την σύνθεσή σου!!! Τι γλυκός και τρυφερός που είναι ο μικρός Χρήστος σε αυτή την φωτογραφία!!! Μου αρέσει πάρα πολύ που έσκισες στην γωνία το χαρτί,του δίνει πολύ στυλ!!
    Πολλά φιλιά και ευχαριστώ για την ευχή σου στο blog μου!!!!

  13. Τέλεια σύνθεση,τέλεια χρώματα και η γλυκιά φατσούλα όλα τα λεφτά!!!!

  14. καταπληκτικη σελιδα!! μου αρεσει πολυ το misting!!! και εγω ψεκαζω αλλα βρε παιδι μου κατι κανεις εσυ!!!
    ολα πολυ αρμονικα!!! πανεμορφο!

  15. Amazing lo Irini! The misting is perfect! I really liked the fact that you decided your background to be white! Simple but wonderful!

  16. Από τις αγαπημένες μου για να μην πω η αγαπημένη μου και αδικήσω και τις υπόλοιπες!

  17. Beautiful LO! Darling photo :) Love the splashes of color and every detail right down to the shimmery cloud! Thanks for the inspiration!