Wednesday, 1 September 2021

*** Mystical Scrapbooks DT *** September challenge reveal

 

Hi Crafters

Today I'm sharing a new layout for Mystical Scrapbooks.


Welcome to our September Challenge, this month we are letting our favourite movies inspire our challenges.



It may seem tricky to be inspired by a movie but here are some suggestions:

- title
- photo remind you of a scene from a movie
- movie poster colours
- Good vs evil
- Romance, comedy, Action
- Cartoons

"Hide & Seek" is a thriller movie title - I've never watched it (too scary) but I've heard about it.

So for this layout I've used black thickers to pop off the Nuvo background. 

The background is just freehand squiggles, dots and splatters. 

I've also used the Uniquely Creative "Choose your own adventure" collection.

This was lots of fun to put together and I can't wait to see your "Movie" inspiration.

Happy Scrapping.



Friday, 13 August 2021

*** Mystical Scrapbook DT *** August Cybercrop reveal 9 x 12 sketch challenge

 Hi Crafters

Today's share is for the Cybercrop challenge at Mystical Scrapbooks.

This month we are inspiring you with sketch challenges.

"Picture Perfect"


I really enjoy creating in 9x12 so I'm challenging you to give it a go.

You could also adapt this sketch to 12 x 12 in the same way.


I didn't want my background to be too overwhelming so I've used a combination of white cardstock and glitter cardstock.

The squares of patterned paper are all from the Uniquely Creative "Choose your own adventure" collection

This time I've kept the chipboard simple and covered it with embossing powder. 

I love to do interesting things with chipboard.

To finish I've just added some fussy cutting, cotton and journalling. 

Can't wait to see your creations

Happy Scrapping.



Monday, 2 August 2021

*** Mystical Scrapbook DT *** August Inspiration 12x12 Layout "Friends" with process video

Hi Crafters

Today I'm sharing a new page for  Mystical Scrapbooks.

"Friends"


For this layout I've been playing with 

Uniquely Creative "Choose your own adventure" collection

These papers already have a mixed media feel so not much extra was needed - but to create some texture I've added some distressing and paper scrunching. 

To embellish I've used some CVS Flair buttons

I love to do interesting things with chipboard.

So for this "Friends" chipboard, I've firstly coated it with acrylic paint.

Then I've covered the upper part with washi tape so I can add the glitter to the bottoms part.

I cover the lower section with tacky glue then sprinkle with glitter.

Once the glitter is dry, I spray with a sealant. 

To finish, I've added a little bit of fussy cutting and some die cut pieces.

Here is the process video:



Happy creating!

Sunday, 1 August 2021

*** Mystical Scrapbook DT *** August Challenge reveal 12 x 12 Sketch challenge

Hi Crafters

How is it the start of month already?

Today I'm sharing a new challenge for Mystical Scrapbooks 

This month we are focusing on sketches with a side of chipboard.

"Love this Moment"



I've designed this layout and then given you this sketch to use as you are inspired.


For this layout I've been playing with 

Uniquely Creative "Choose your own adventure" collection

I also needed some colour in the background ... so I pulled out watercolours

To embellish I've used lots of Cocoa Vanilla Studio "Legendary"

and topped it off with some CVS Flair buttons

For the title I've used the Love this Moment chipboard and treated it with acrylic paint and embossing powder.

I'm looking forward to seeing your sketch inspired layouts.

Have fun creating!



Friday, 16 July 2021

*** Mystical Scrapbooks DT *** Cybercrop Challenge reveal July

   Hi Crafters

It's cybercrop challenge time over at Mystical Scrapbooks.

Your challenge is to use 



Here is my inspiration:


I'm really enjoying creating with 9x12 at the moment.

 It challenges my creativity but also I can fit a lot more pages on my shelves.

So I've started with wood paper.

Then I've added the mixed media element which is acrylic paint through the Kaisercraft Line Art stencil.

I chose some 3x4 photos and mounted them on black - to give them a little pop. 

I've used the Uniquely Creative Brick die on white cardstock, leaving it plain behind the photo and colouring it with distress ink under the "Brave" word. 

I've finished with some star embellishments and wood pieces.

Thanks for visiting

Happy Scrapping



Monday, 5 July 2021

*** Mystical Scrapbooks DT *** July inspiration post - Scrapbook Layout "Family" background with acrylic paints

   Hi Crafters

Today I'm sharing a new layout for Mystical Scrapbooks.


For this layout I wanted to focus on using acrylic paints.

Sea Breeze

Marine Blue

Coastal Blue


Firstly I've used paste through stencil. Once it's dried I've used the acrylic paints with water to thin them out. 

To apply, I've used a combination of packaging technique and paintbrush to move the colours.

Choosing a photo is often a tricky part of creating.

I tried a few and settled on this one.

I've used the Family title from Cocoa Vanilla Studio.

With such a pretty background, I just had to add some florals

So I've fussy cut some Uniquely Creative paper and combined it with carnations.

Finally I've finished with just a little black stamping.


Here is the process video to see how this page came together.




Thanks for visiting

Happy Scrapping




Thursday, 1 July 2021

*** Mystical Scrapbooks DT *** July 3-2-1 challenge reveal

  Hi Crafters

It's challenge reveal day over at Mystical Scrapbooks.

Your challenge is to use 3 x patterned papers, 2 word title and 1 die cut


Here is my inspiration:

"Book Lover"


Each month we are providing a product focus and this month it's Dies.

I've used the Uniquely Creative Barbed Wire

Don't forget that dies don't have to be used for the exact description ... I've used the barbed wire cuts as the string on my tag :) 

For the background I'm using Uniquely Creative Chevron paper and cut to 8.5 x 11.

The other patterned papers used on this layout are:

Once upon a Christmas

Ocean Breeze

I chose my photo thinking about a two word title and used black thickers

I've included a die cut tag and added lots of stars.

I've created an area for my journalling at the bottom over the mesh ribbon which provides some great texture. 

To finish I've mounted it on some black cardstock.

I look forward to seeing your challenge entries.

Happy crafting.