Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Sketch #20!

April has gone by so quickly, and here's our last sketch for the month.  This one is brought to you by Yasu.


Yasu introduced us to Gauche Alchemy - this month's sponsor! Here's a bit about Yasu...

What are three adjectives you would use to best describe yourself?

Friendly, sociable and creative

How long have you been scrapbooking?

I have been scrapbooking for about a year.

Why did you begin scrapbooking?

First of all, I wanted to start something new besides my college life. I was fascinated when I saw vintage look scrapbooking and mini books at a local scrapbooking store called Mystic Paper in


I didn’t know that you could creative oldness, what a fun paradox! Since then, my scraping journey has started!

What has been the most interesting or exciting scrapbooking experience you’ve had?

I had an email from Somerset Memories last winter and I was told to sent one of my Mini Book!!!! It is not published yet, I cannnot wait to see on the magazine I admire all the time!!!!

What is your favorite manufacturer(s)?

graphic 45

What are your favorite colors?

I would say red.

What product(s) can you not live without right now?
Crop-A-dile, Beeswax, Distress ink …..

Where do you find inspiration?

Everywhere from my daily life to antique stores!

What do you do when you get stuck in a “scrappers rut” or a “creative block”?

I hardly ever got stuck because I only scrap when I feel like I can create something today!!

What is your favorite scrapping snack?

No snacks but coffee or wine!

What kind of camera do you have?

SONY Cyber-shot DSC-T20 ( I really want a better camera!!!!)

Do you shoot pictures in manual or automatic?


What is your favorite thing(s) to photograph?

Family, my favorite furniture, antique stores….

Do you have any hobbies besides scrapbooking?

Oh yes! Traveling, scuba diving, reading books, visiting antique stores and flea markets, thinking about interior design….

What is your best piece of advice to share with other scrapbookers?

There are no good or bad about scrapbooking. Every photo is more than a treasure for each one of us.  Don’t care about what other people think about your works, just create whatever you like to express yourself. ! It's all about having fun, isn't it?

2009-April (Yasu)

 Here's Yasu's layout, featuring ephemera from Gauche AlchemyDSC01454

 Layout by Nicole Martel

Layout by Lynlee Rutter

Layout by Kim Arnold

8.5x11 layout by Christie Wildes

We hope you've enjoyed all the bonus sketches this month!  Remember, you have until 11.59pm 30 April 2009 to upload your layouts into the gallery to be in the running to win a prize from Gauche Alchemy.   The gallery is overflowing with inspiring layouts right now! Check them out.

1 comment:

  1. Gauche Alchemy has some neat stuff! Thanks for sponsoring this month!