Wednesday, 23 May 2018

--- A2Z Scraplets DT --- "Fantastic Autumn Day" Scrapbook Layout

Hi Scrap Friends

Today I'm sharing a layout for A2Z Scraplets

My layout "Fantastic Autumn Day"



In the A2Z Scraplets Store you will find some great "Summer, Autumn, Winter & Spring" titles.
For this page, I've used the Autumn word and decided to make it a real title focus.


I started by cutting the word "Day" with the Silhouette Cameo and then I wanted to raise it up and put some colour behind it.
The Autumn word has two coats of Colour Blast Embossing Powder "Apple of my Eye"


The colour inspiration for this page, came from the photos. Master Z playing in this fun green playground equipment.

I decided to focus on those green colours - I added Colour Blast sprays to the background and then lots of distressed stamping around the edges.

I really like how different this page is to my usual paper style layouts and as a bonus it was really easy and fun to put together.


Thanks for visiting.
Happy Scrapping. 

Tuesday, 22 May 2018

--- Colour Blast DT --- "Cone of Shame" Scrapbook layout + process video

Hi Scrap Friends

Today I'm sharing a new project for Colour Blast

"Cone of Shame"


For this page I've used the following

Colour Embossing Powder Deep Water & Singin the Blues
Colour Paste Steel
Colour Artist Inks Calypso

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I started firstly with this photo that's been in my stash for awhile and I never really got the courage to scrap it.
Today was the day ...

I chose some chipboard pieces and teamed them with Colour Embossing Powder Deep Water & Singin the Blues

 

Next, I put together a background.
I didn't plan to back the triangles with patterned paper but that's how it ended up.


But it's all looking a little clean ...
Black heavy gesso to the rescue!
I created a messy border around the outside of the white cardstock.


I have a bit of a star theme going on, so I decided to roll with it and hand draw some stars on my bckground.


Then I painted the stars with Colour Artist Inks Calypso - I like them to be a little messy and outside the lines.


I've used my Silhouette to create the word "Shame".
I wanted to use the colour paste in a slightly different way and see what hapenned.

So I spread some on my craft mat, added a little water and then used a paint brush to add the paste to the title.


You can see it's created this really cool textured finish - the photo doesn't do it justice.
You should definitely give this a go, it's such a cool result.

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Here is the layout "The cone of Shame"


and some close ups ...


I'm so pleased with the result - it definitely highlights the photo and I love how the title tells a great story.


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You can see the whole process in the video below.






Thanks for visiting.
Happy Scrapping



Saturday, 19 May 2018

CSI Challenge Blog - May challenge Scrapbook Layout "Memories"


Hi Scrap Friends

Today I'm sharing a layout created for the challenge at
CSI Challenge Blog

"Memories"


The inspiration for this page comes from this board ....


As with the old style CSI challenge you are given some tasks. I decided to play along with these.

EVIDENCE
  • stripes
  • washi tape
  • leaves/branches
  • hand-drawn elements
  • paint
  • circles
TESTIMONY (JOURNALING IDEAS)
  • Topic: Document something about your creative hobby.
  • Presentation: Handwrite your journaling.
  • Inspiration Words: creative
Looking through my printed photo stash, I found this one of my Lego house - a gift to myself at Christmas.
It got me thinking about creativity (inspiration word).


My journalling explains that in a house full of lego mad boys what else are you gonna do? Join Em'
I quite enjoy sitting down with a pile of lego and getting creative.


I used acrylic paint to make background stripes, hand drew some elements from the moodboard and chose paper and embellishments from the colour scheme.

I had such fun with this challenge and really like the resulting layout.

Thanks for visiting.



Thursday, 17 May 2018

--- Scrapbook Boutique DT --- "Little Cutie" Scrapbook layout + process video

 Hi Scrap Friends

Today I've got a layout to share for Scrapbook Boutique 

"Little Cutie"


This "Pen & Ink" collection from Kaisercraft is so pretty - but I love that it's really neutral and perfect for boys pages.


I am gradually working my way through an old pile of DH childhood photos for an album for him and  these were just perfect for this collection.



I've teamed the paper collection with some Colour Blast paste in "Leather"


Thankfully, this is one of those layouts that really came together so easily - that's what I love about paper collections.


You can find all of these products at




Here is the process video if you'd like to watch .




Thanks for visiting.





Products used: 

Kaisercraft - Pen & Ink - 12x12 Inch Paper Pack With Bonus Sticker Sheet
Kaisercraft - Pen & Ink - 12x12 Inch Paper Pack With Bonus Sticker Sheet
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Colour Blast - Colour Pastes - Leather
Colour Blast - Colour Pastes - Leather
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Tim Holtz Distress Crayon Set - Metallics
Tim Holtz Distress Crayon Set - Metallics
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American Crafts 12x12 Inch Textured Cardstock - White
American Crafts 12x12 Inch Textured Cardstock - White
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American Crafts Smooth Cardstock Single Sheet 12 X 12 - Dark Kraft 216gsm
American Crafts Smooth Cardstock Single Sheet 12 X 12 - Dark Kraft 216gsm
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Kaisercraft - Pen & Ink - Collectables Cardstock Die-Cuts
Kaisercraft - Pen & Ink - Collectables Cardstock Die-Cuts
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Stamperia Stencil D 7.87x5.91 Inch - Gears & Hands
Stamperia Stencil D 7.87x5.91 Inch - Gears & Hands
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Pink Paislee - Wild Child Thickers 5.5x11 2 Pk - Explorer/Chipboard W/ Orange Foil
Pink Paislee - Wild Child Thickers 5.5x11 2 Pk - Explorer/Chipboard W/ Orange Foil
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Wednesday, 16 May 2018

--- A2Z Scraplets DT --- "Summer Yessss"

Hi Scrap Friends

Today I'm sharing a layout for A2Z Scraplets

My layout "Summer Yesss"


In the A2Z Scraplets Store you will find gorgeous "Summer, Autumn, Winter & Spring" word titles.
I've used the Summer word and found the most summer photos I had in my stash.
What colours go with Summer, Why yellow of course.


I didn't want the layout to be too yellow, so I teamed it with some orange elements.
The chipboard title has a coat of white gesso and then coloured with Distress Crayons.


I really like the white background with the bright colours and those pops of black from the doily's in the layers.

Sometimes I love the simple pages the most.


Thanks for visiting.
Happy Scrapping. 

Sunday, 13 May 2018

Scrap the Boys - May Challenge "Sweet" Scrapbook layout

Hi Scrap Friends

Today I'm sharing a challenge entry for May.
My schedule means that I don't get to play along with challenges very often but this month I'm making time!!!

My layout for the challenge at Scrap the boys.

"Sweet"


This moodboard has such a great "Boy" feel to it.



My inspiration came from the combination of blue and green colours + the leaves.
I chose an outdoors photo of Master Z that also includes the inspiration colours.



My background is a stripey paper - also moodboard inspired.
I've covered it with some White Heavy Gesso and then used Colour Blast Shimmer Dusts in "Navy" and "Cobalt" to create the colour.



Finally, I've added some paper layering and title + a few small embellishments.




Thanks for visiting.
Happy Scrapping.


Thursday, 10 May 2018

--- Scrapbook Boutique DT --- May Challenge reveal "Boo" scrapbook layout + process video

Hi Scrap Friends

It's challenge time over at Scrapbook Boutique.



We'd love to see your creations inspired by our  moodboard - .



Such a pretty, soft and sweet moodboard, but totally outside my comfort zone.
In a house full of boys, I hardly ever use pink.
But, I do love a good challenge.
So I raided my stash for anything pink with an extra emphasis on white - I challenged myself not to use black/gold - my go to highlight colours.

Here is my layout "Boo"




Despite thinking I had little pink in my stash, I did managed to find quite a bit.
Papers from Heidi Swapp 12x12 paper pad - one for the background and one which I cut into squares.


If I'm ever challenged by a moodboard, I start with photos - these I felt would suit the moodboard just right. Master Z playing Boo under a pink sheet.


In the background I've used Colour Blast "Snow White" Paste - It's subtle but provides lovely texture.
The background also features some splatters of watercolour paint.

Here is the process video to see how I created this page ...



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Thanks for visiting, I cannot wait to see your creations for this month's moodboard!





Products used:

Heidi Swapp S/S Paper Pad 12x12 Inch 36 Pack - Pineapple Crush
Heidi Swapp S/S Paper Pad 12x12 Inch 36 Pack - Pineapple Crush
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Prima Metallic Accents Semi Watercolour Paint Set
Prima Metallic Accents Semi Watercolour Paint Set
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49 & Market - Garden Blooms - Alabaster
49 & Market - Garden Blooms - Alabaster
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Colour Blast - Colour Pastes - Snow White
Colour Blast - Colour Pastes - Snow White
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Simple Stories Stickers 4x6 Inch 4 Pack W/ Gold Foil Accents - Beautiful
Simple Stories Stickers 4x6 Inch 4 Pack W/ Gold Foil Accents - Beautiful
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Kaisercraft 6X6 Inch Designer Template - Mandala
Kaisercraft 6X6 Inch Designer Template - Mandala
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Cocoa Vanilla Studio Chipboard Accents - Love Always
Cocoa Vanilla Studio Chipboard Accents - Love Always
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Teresa Collins - Laser Cut Wood Shapes - Nine & Co
Teresa Collins - Laser Cut Wood Shapes - Nine & Co
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