Thursday, December 8, 2016

Merry Christmas - Scrap It With A Song Guest Design

Good Morning everyone, today I am thrilled to share with you that I have been asked to Guest Design with Scrap It With A Song. Scrap It With A Song is just that, they give you songs every month to use as inspiration for your scrapping.

This month they have three songs for inspiration....

Pop Song

Here is my layout....

I chose I Wish You A Merry Christmas....because Christmas is my favourite time of the year.

Here are some closeups....



I added lots of layers, machine stitching and journaling with my Typecast typewriter.


Product List: BoBunny paper, stickers and alpha. Scrapmatts chipboard and clips, brads, twine and wood veneer from my stash.

Be sure to stop by the Scrap It With A Song Blog and play along with this amazing challenge.

I was also inspired by the challenge at Use Your Stuff - Challenge #244 - Layers

I would like to thank the Scrap It With A Song for this chance to be a Guest Designer.


Thanks for stopping by! Stay Crafty!!!

Sunday, December 4, 2016

My Ancestry - Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal


Happy Sunday everyone...it is time for the newest Lasting Memories Layout Challenges Design Team Reveal. We are continuing with the theme for December of "Best of 2016". Today's challenge is All about the photos - use only ONE photo.

Here is my layout....


This is a photo of my paternal grandparents on their Wedding Day!

Here are some closeups....


Lots of layering on this layout with texture paste, stamping, chipboard and paper layers.


A little flower cluster to add to the vintage feel.


Product List: Bo Bunny papers, Creative Embellishments chipboard, Tim Holtz texture paste and distress ink,

Stop by the Lasting Memories Blog to check out the rest of the Design Teams layouts and then stop back and link up your creation.


Thanks for stopping by! Stay Crafty!!!



Sunday, November 27, 2016

Perfection

Good Morning Friends. Just a quick post today.


This photo is from the first time the boys tried on their outfits for the wedding. Each piece had been tried on when purchased, but the final affect was "Perfection"!

Here are some closeups....


I typed my journaling on my new Typecast....I just love it!!! The twine is off of a clothing tag....reduce, reuse, recycle!!!


Product List: Teresa Collins - Project Pink background paper, Basic Grey - Prism Paper & Stickers, Heidi Swapp chipboard, Oh Deer Me vellum phrases, Cuts2Luc flair and Book-Line-Marker clips.

I used the sketch from Clique Kits for inspiration.



Thanks for stopping by! Stay Crafty!!!

Sunday, November 20, 2016

Delight - Lasting Memories Layout Challenges DT Reveal

Happy Sunday everyone...time for the newest Lasting Memories Layout Challenge DT Reveal. We are continuing with the theme of "All About Shapes" and today's challenge is - Any shape of your choice. I chose Hexagons.

Here is my layout....


This picture is from Wedding Day when my Grandson was given his ringbearer gift from Auntie. He loved it!!!

And now for some closeups....


My hexagon shapes are Teresa Collins stickers that I mounted on black Simple Stories paper and then fussy cut to make them pop!



Product List: Teresa Collins - Project Pink and Then & Now paper, stickers, chipboard and brads, Simple Stories - I Am paper, Tim Holtz distress ink & Heidi Swapp title stickers.

Be sure to stop by the Lasting Memories Blog to check out the rest of the Design Team's creations. Then link yours up before the end of the month, we can't wait to see what you create.

I was also inspired by the colour challenge photo from The Studio Challenges.




Thanks for stopping by! Stay Crafty!!!

Saturday, November 19, 2016

Precious

Happy Saturday everyone...time for another wedding layout....


I think this is my favourite photo that was taken on Wedding Day. I think the photo says it all!!!

Here are some closeups....


I painted the Creative Embellishments chipboard with light pink acrylic paint and then added a thin layer of metallic watercolour paint to add shimmer.



I punched out two different heart shapes and then used a large stitch with hemp to attach to my layout.


Product List: Crate Paper - Confetti, Dovecraft - Floral Muse paper, 7 Dots Studio paper, DCWV Vellum, Simple Stories enamel dots, Hemptique hemp, Morex organdy ribbon, Recollections page tabs, Little B washi and Creative Embellishments - chipboard title - Precious.

I used the Nov 6 sketch from Citrus Twist Kits for inspiration.





Friday, November 18, 2016

Lovely

I am back today with another pre-wedding layout. So many wonderful photos of awesome memories with my Girlie!

Here is my layout....


My daughter trying on her veil...a great time for photos!!!

Here are some closeups.....




I created this layout for a challenge at the retreat I attended last weekend to use one of the wonderful sketches provided by Laura Whitaker. Sorry I don't have a photo of the sketch.

Product List: Pink Paislee - Memorandum paper, Hemptique hemp, Michael's pearl sticker, Oh Deer Me Kit - Stickers, Thickers - Lovely and paper clip from my stash.

I was inspired by The Paper Girls Challenge #115 - Tag You're It - to use tags.


Thanks for stopping by! Stay Crafty!!!

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Bride To Be!

I was lucky to attend a retreat last weekend and I accomplished lots and lots! Today I would like to share one of the layouts I created.


Bridal shower photos for this layout.

Here are some closeups....




I just love the sketch from Creative Scrappers that I used for inspiration.


I was also inspired by the challenge at Use Your Stuff - Challenge #241 - Grid Layout
and


Product List: Teresa Collins - Hello Life paper, Simple Stories - I Am paper, Little B Washi, Studio Calico Alpha, The Paper Studio - Flea Market Fancy paperclip & MME flair.


Thanks for stopping by! Stay Crafty!!!

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Silly

Hi Friends, I have another wedding layout to share with you today.....


This photo was taken before the ceremony while we were waiting for guest to arrive. My Bestie told us to make "Silly" faces!!!

Here are some closeups....



Product List: Teresa Collins - Project Pink background paper & Summer Stories chipboard, Basic Grey - Prism paper, stickers & wood pieces, Recollection crochet flower & wood heart and Hemptique hemp.

I was inspired by the following sketch from Scrappy Friends


and Rochelle's This or That Challenge - I used wood.

 
and The Paper Girls Challenge # 115 - Tag You're It - to use tags on your layout.


Thanks for stopping by! Stay Crafty!!!

Monday, November 14, 2016

Falling For You -The Memory Nest Make It Monday No. 76 Guest Designer

Happy Monday everyone! I am back again as a Guest Designer for The Memory Nest Make It Monday No. 76.

Here is my layout.....


My hubby & I celebrated our 38th Wedding Anniversary this month and we went for a little photo shoot at a lovely waterfall with our Son & "Daughter-in-law". These are a few of the photos that were taken.

And some closeups....



Product List: Simple Stories paper & stickers, October Afternoon die cut, AC Cardstock, Tim Holtz texture paste & ink and the wood leaves are from my stash.

Here is Leslie's fabulous sketch....


I would like to thank Leslie at The Memory Nest for having me guest design this month. I am honoured!


Thanks for stopping by! Stay Crafty!!!