Thursday, February 27, 2014

2 Crafty and Shimmerz shares

Hello!  I have a few layouts to share today.  2 for my February 2 Crafty post and the other a Shimmerz project.
The first one today is a super sweet page of my Mason and my BFF's little girl.
  We don't get to see each other often  (apart from every week on Skype). She lives over
 the other side of the country in Perth but I am so happy I captured this sweet moment
 together when they recently visited.

I have used some beautiful pieces of 2 crafty chipboard here including
6" Clockface Frames
Alpha Set 1
Felicity's Flourish
Valentine Theme Set (Cherub with arrow)
"The Sweetest Photo Ever"

I have applied some Crackle paint to the "Valentine Theme Set" Cherub and then
 added a little bit of Shimmerz colour.  I placed the Cherub in this position so it was
 pointing up to the subjects in focus.

The "Felicity's Flourish" was layered in with my flowers which I then applied some
 Shimmerz to the inner parts of the flourish.
 I then used some water to blend the colour to the white.

The chipboard pieces team perfectly together with the Prima flowers.

I used a Prima mask with modelling paste and then I applied some crackle paint to the brick work.

I used lots of Shimmerz paint (see the Green Thumb dimensionz in there). 

My second layout today is featuring my handsome big boy.   I have used lots
of cool chipboards here to make this fun, happy, boy page.
2 Crafty Chipboard used:
 Asst Arrows
Chicken Wire Panel
ATC Tiny Hearts & Stars

Using a stitched plastic pocket I popped in some glitter, sequins and
 the "Tiny Hearts" chipboard.
 Some of them I left raw and some I painted with Gesso.


The "Feather" was treated with some Shimmerz and then I added it to some
 plastic feathers with some twine.  I popped a button on the centre of the feather.
I placed the "Chicken Wire"  under my photo mat layers and treated it also with
 dabs of Shimmerz colour. 

I covered the "Asst Arrows" and "Tiny Hearts" with simple black paint to
 make them pop off the page.

I dipped the feathers in some blue glitter.  Also using lots of mixed media techniques for the background.

My last share for sweet middle man!!
I have a subtle palette of Shimmerz to share with you today.  A little different from my usual brights but these colours together are just beautiful, a little vintage even!!! 
Shimmerz products used:
Vibez in Egg Noggin
Spritz in Treasured Hyme, Rock-A-Fella Blue and Bed of Roses.

I sprayed the Bed Of Roses under my embellishments and then went over it with the Egg Noggin to tone down the colour.  But I love the way the rustic colour matching in with the rust in the background of my photo.

I absolutely love Egg Noggin, it would have to be one of my favourite Shimmerz products.  I use it on alot of projects and it's a wonderful colour to mix in with others, it's really creamy.  It also has loads of shimmer to it.

Hope you enjoyed my post today :)
Thanks for dropping by!! 
Stace xo

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Shimmerz love!

Happy Wednesday :)  I am dropping by with a couple of Shimmerz projects today. 
The first one being of my love and I!!  This month marks our 11th wedding anniversary :)  Very much looking forward to a night out this weekend to celebrate!!! 
Here are the products used:
Spritz in Bed of Roses
Colouringz in Pink Stiletto and My Bleeding Heart
Vibez in Rudy's Red Nose
Dazzlerz in Pucker up Pink and Tutti Frutti
Texturez in Crushed Coral
Shimmerz in Pink
"Sweet Love"

I added a mixture of all of these colours under my embellishments.

I covered my 2 Crafty chipboard title with Dazzlerz in Pucker Up Pink.  I also added a little water to it to lighten the colour as it went up the letters.

I dipped the tips of my feathers into the pot of Shimmerz in Pink, I then added a little bit of Pucker Up Pink to darken the colour slightly at the top.
Lots of gorgeous 2 Crafty chipboard on here too......

2 Crafty Chipboard used:
Heart Silhouettes
'Love' Loopy Font

I just love this collection by Crate Paper "Love Notes"............ I have used some embellishments and papers from this sweet collection :)
I used a mask with some modelling paste to the background then applied the Shimmerz products.

Just a detailed shot of the texture!

I also realised that this canvas I made last month hasn't been shared on here yet.  I made this for my BIL and SIL for their engagement present.  The blue in the canvas is a perfect match for a feature wall in their home. 

Shimmerz Products used:
Vibez in Grape Escape
Spritz in Treasured Hyme and Plum Pudding
Dazzlerz in Spun Sugar
Shimmerz in Lilac
Blingz in Under The Sea

Here are all the detailed shots:

Not much of a purple fan myself but my SIL requested it and I really love the way it turned out especially with the blue thrown in the mix.....sometimes we surprise ourselves don't we :)
Have a great day xo

Saturday, February 15, 2014

Feb Sketch - OUAS

Hello!  Today the 2nd part of the Design Team have revealed their creations over on the Once Upon a Sketch BLOG.  Here is the lovely sketch we have worked with this month.
This months journaling theme is "Totally Addicted Too........"
It wasn't any wonder that I went with my addiction to the beach, the shells and the sand and created a beachy layout :)
"The Beach"

I wanted to create something fun and colourful and love how all of these colours blended into each other......I am fairly sure I have done this colour palette many times before :)
I used lots of Prima goodies with some shells (which have come from this exact beach) along with some cheesecloth and loads of Shimmerz goodness.

I have layered my flowers up onto top of each other with the intention of having the peachy colours underneath and the aqua on top.

I used a Prima mask along with some SIIC and the Pebble embellishments.

I've blended the Shimmerz colours together and also added some flickers with the nozzle.
I have used Jeni B Bleu and Sapphire colours here.

Thankyou for visiting today, I hope you have a chance to play along this month.  There are always fantastic prizes to be won at OUAS :) :)
Hugs xo

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

The Scrapbook Diaries - Magic

Hi everyone! 
I am back with a brand new kit for The Scrapbook Diaries.  
You receive loads of beautiful products in this kit with a full instructional video of my process.   There are additional products in the kit (including full packs of products) so more than 1 project can be created!!  Lots of gorgeous Prima products and stamps are added in this kit along with the option of the Shimmerz products and the awesome Feather stencil :)
You can find all of the details HERE

   My creations can take me up to a few hours to create.  I have had to speed up the video a little bit but you will have unlimited access to the video to create this piece at your leisure.  
Here are a few closeups of the details.

I hope you have fun with this kit.  It's a beautiful one :)
Hugs, have a wonderful day xo

Friday, February 7, 2014

Just a Love card!

Here is a little card I whipped up earlier in the week :)  Love February, my hubby and I got engaged and married in February 12 years ago!!!  Looking forward to our Anniversary dinner in a couple of weeks! 
I have used lots of Crate paper with some Prima flowers and some gold glitter dipped feathers.
"Love You Always"

Thankyou all for your lovely comments, they truly make my day and mean a lot to me :) 
Have a wonderful weekend xo