Hello, Altenew fans and welcome to the third Altenew Sketch challenge. The sketch and the color palette is based on one of my favorite layouts. I used stencil and ink sprays for this. you can see here.

Here is my layout I used as a base for the sketch & color palette. I drew a floral background by tracing Floral Drape Stencil on a white cardstock. I drew a floral background with a pencil and I painted with ink sprays. After putting some drops of ink sprays on the palette, I mixed them with water. I used a big photo that my friend took of myself in Japan trip. I embellished with epoxy buttons, origami wood veneer shape, water-colored chipboard stickers.

On my new layout, I used 8.5 x 11inch white cardstock for a background. Do not worry if you do not have a bigger picture for a layout. I did not have a large size picture that I like, so I used several small size pictures. I added multiple pictures on the bottom, it adds interest on a page.

I used a cut file (you could use dies, or hand cut hearts) to make the heart shapes with some of the watercolor style pattern papers from Reflection scarpbooking Kit. I added them on top of background using pop-dots for 3D effect. I decorated it with epoxy buttonsenamel dots and chipboard sticker. After embellishing, I splatter a black ink spray and added a title with alphabet puffy sticker

When I use a photo, I like to have machine stitching on it. It makes a layout more interesting. I hope you like my layouts and play along with our Sketch Challenge #3.

Play Along:

Make a scrapbook layout, a documenter spread, a notebook pocket spread or any other project based on the sketch above. You may use either the colors, the composition, the elements, the texture or any combination to create your project.


  • Altenew products should be the focus, but other companies’ products can be used.
  • Make sure to use our challenge image above on your blog post.
  • Include a link back to the Altenew Sketch Challenge post.
  • When uploading your project, make sure you link your entry post, not your entire blog.
  • You may enter as many times as you wish!
  • Challenge ends on Monday, 31st July at 11:55 pm EDT.


After the challenge closes, FOUR WINNERS will be selected. Each will receive a $30 gift certificate to spend at www.altenew.comWinners will be announced on Sunday, 6th August, 2017. 

There is more! If you use #AltenewSketch when you share your challenge entry on social media, you are entered to win a $15 gift certificate to our online store.

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