Monday, November 19, 2012


over at 
here is what Nadia had to say .
I would also love to welcome as a Guest Designer 
the winner of the September challenges Heather Jacob,
 who already is part of the family here since she was one
 of our very first Designers here.
 Welcome Heather :) Nice to have you here even just for a short while !!

Firstly I am so honoured and delighted to be invited to guest design here at Once upon a sketch. 
My journey as part of the OUAS Design team 2011 was exciting and it is so wonderful to be back again, thanks Nadia x

Below is the spectacular sketch by Nadia .
We were given a free range with the journaling
I chose our daughter's Birthday celebration. 

 my journaling reads :
we celebrated your 38th birthday at one of your fave places,THE STAR OF GREECE.  
You are always the life of the party. Love you forever my beautiful girl xoxoxo

black roses are so striking .
Prima paper/stamp/ light bulbs, Tim Holtz rosettes diecut/ key/metal label holder /rusty hinge stain,
 Imaginarium designs Chipboard,  
Scrapmattrix chipboard, vintage brads, foliage die cut/ cottage cutz, 
gesso , crafters workshop mask .

hope I have inspired you to play over at OUAS 
it is such fun and the design team have created masterpieces .
hugz to you all xoxox


  1. This is just fabulous Heather! Yes, once family, always family! Love the gorgeous colors and mix that you used with Nadia's sketch. I have missed her sketches...this is another beauty.

  2. Congrats on being a Guest Designer..Beautiful page you have made.

  3. Congratulations my friend, well done! This sketch is very pretty and your design just stunning, hugs!

  4. Stunning Heather! I can stare at all the little details forever. You are so talented my friend. xx

  5. Gorgeous Lo Heather! Love love love this... xoxo

  6. Those flowers are really, really nice:):):) Love all of this - I think my fave bit is what you've done to the hexagons....they look amazing, espeically the 'jewelled' ones:):)) Really enjoy checking out your work, always:):):)

  7. You have done an amazing job on the sketch! Such a stunning lay-out!

  8. Beautiful !! Love the soft colouring and as always gorgeous, detailed layers. xx

  9. YOu know what!!! You are truly amazingly talented lady!!!this layout is absolutely stunning!!! You are awesome Heather.... hugs...xoxo

  10. huge congrats on the so yummy

  11. CONGRATS on the WIN over at OUAS!! & VERY WELL Deserved.... This layout is Positively SCRUMPTIOUS....
    Heather ALSO.... THANK you SOOoooo VERY much for your lovely comments!!! Always much appreciated!!

  12. BIG congratulations on your guest spot Heather. Love this layout :) it's so Heather! xx

  13. Wowwwwwwwwwwwwww! This is GORGEOUS!! I loveeeeeeeeeee the colors and love love love love the hexagons, gears and flowers!! CONGRATS on the GDT!!!!

  14. WOW as usual WOW!! Congrats on the GDT.........I love this layout....the colours are amazing, the flowers, the embellishments are divine. How did you distress the key, it looks fabulous. Hugs. x x

  15. Congrats on the guest spot at OUAS, fabulous layout Heather...truly beautiful :)

  16. Gorgeous Heather. Love that photo and the colours are stunning. It must have been nice being back at OUAS. Congrats.

  17. Oh wow this is stunning.. love all your back ground work, the layers under the photo and the gorgeous earthy color scheme.. love this..

  18. Gorgeous pic Heather & you have certainly done it some JUSTICE. Beautiful layout & as always, so many fabulous details. Love this colour combo too. Cheers Di xo

  19. Always amazing....I would love to touch, to beautiful.

  20. I just adore i this page! The colour is divine with that photo.

  21. Amazing work again Heather! have forgotten to say congratulations here on your blog, but you know I've had it in my heart since the moment the news was released over at OUAS! I absolutely LOVE your rosettes, do you use the TH die to make them? these colours are sooo YOU, so so soft and just beautiful on the eye. Just like Tara! This is such a gorgeous page Heather! xoxoxo