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Monday, November 29, 2010

A Date with Sketchy Thursdays

It's been a whirlwind weekend--a shiva call, visiting with my grandparents, meeting an old friend, Target (we were WAY overdue for a visit--oh Target, how I missed thee.....), and the new Harry Potter movie.

This movie is SAD. As in, I was weeping hysterically. S looked over at me at one point and saw tears streaming down my cheeks. Took me the rest of the night to recover! It had a lot of interesting overtones to World War II, and I left thinking about my grandparents and wondering, yet again, how they survived what they went through. I look forward to the next installment being a big happier, though.

On to scrappy matters--Sketchy Thursdays has a new sketch up, and you have until this Wednesday to play! Let me know if you do and I'll look out for your layout!

Here is the sketch for the week:

And here's my take on it:

As you can see, I went with a two pager this time! Ella's new ebook has been inspiring me!

Excuse the awful photo though--what is it with two pagers and yucky photos? If anyone has any tips for getting a good two pager photo, please share!

And, I get to pick a lucky Ella winner! It's DEBORAH! Deborah, please email me at keshet.shenkar@gmail.com and I'll get you your book code!

Otherwise, I'm looking forward to spending the day sorting out my life. Between all the traveling and some sad feeling about the baby topic yesterday, I am sitting in a sea of post-its and a to do list to kingdom come. Wish me luck!

What are YOUR plans for the day?


  1. beautiful layout! i can't seem to get good pics of 2 pagers either. Hugs sweet friend!

  2. Love this! Love the colours and the layout!

    Hugs Gwendolyn

  3. Love your page! Can't wait to see Harry Potter!!

  4. Sending you happy thoughts and wishes!

  5. Great two-pager!

    We're still waiting to see the third Harry Potter (hehe). I can relate to your feelings though- sad movies stay with me for a long time. Then I tell my husband- let's watch somthing funny before we go to bed! Because I just can't go to sleep thinking sad thoughts.

    What brave, special people your grandparents must be. May history such as that never ever be repeated.

  6. Beautiful layout!!
    No advice on taking photos for them-that's my major downfall!

  7. Love your layout. I am a 2 page girl. I usually take a photo of each page then of them both side by side.
    I did see this movie and thought the same thing.

  8. Haven't seen the movie yet but hopefully soon. I'll remember to bring extra kleenex! ;)

    Loved the page.. 2 pagers are awesome.. love how you adapted the sketch!!

  9. great sketch. if i can get in my scrap room i may just have to use it!

  10. Love your page Keshet! I really like the sketch, maybe I'll have a chance to play!

  11. I'm so HAPPY I won!! Thank you so much ♥

  12. i knew it! you {heart} two pagers :) love how you used the banner to move your eye around1

  13. love the page, keshet. and i can relate to the sorting out - coming back to the everyday after traveling is a hard transition!

  14. Great sketch...I will try it (maybe. I say this every time & never do). I love the addition of buttons on the blog too. Looks so colorful & fun.

  15. Love the page! And love that you also did a double!! :)

  16. Beautiful layout and very clever to turn it into a 2-pager!

  17. What a fun layout!!

    I'm not into the HP movies. I think I'm the only one on the planet, though!

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