Sunday, November 30, 2014

Festive with 2 Crafty Chipboard

Hello!  Today I am sharing my second creation for 2 Crafty this month.  Yay!!!  It's time to get the tree out and decorate!  I love this time of year.....end of the school year, school holidays, my birthday and Christmas!!!!
"Merry Christmas"

2 Crafty Chipboard used:
'Merry Christmas Title'
Christmas Polaroid Set
Mini Reindeers
Pointed Snow Flakes
I layered my title and treated it with some Gesso and then whilst it was still wet
 I sprinkled some gold glitter to the letters.

I dipped the 3 Pointed Snowflakes in gold glitter, both chunky and fine and then
layered them in with my flowers.

I layered the Christmas Polaroid Set (frame)  in with my papers and embellishments
and when it was in place I applied some Gesso along with a sprinkling of fine gold glitter.

I added 2 Mini Reindeers to the left and right sides of my layout.  I applied a red water
 colour pencil to the bottom of it and then added some flicks of red Shimmerz.
I covered the antlers with fine gold glitter too.

Some Mica Flakes and Shimmerz.


I hope I have inspired you to kick start some Xmas creations!! 
Hugs xo

Thursday, November 27, 2014

2 Crafty Chipboard

Hello :)
I am stopping by today with my first creation for 2 Crafty this month.  I felt like creating something beachy so I grabbed out the seashells and my favourite colours.
"Good Day"
2 Crafty Chipboards pieces used:
Hessian Patch Panels
Line Words 'Happiness Boarders'
Friendship Mini Word Pack

I layered the Line Words 'Happiness Boarders' (good day) over the flowers.
 I applied some white crackle paint to it.

I decorated the Anchor with some glass beads, thread and a little cheese cloth.
  I then layered it on top of my flowers also.

I have been waiting to use these little Seagulls on a creation.  They are really cute and suited my theme perfectly.  I applied Shimmerz Dimensionz in Pearly Gates to both of them.

I cut the Hessian Patch Panel into a few pieces and tucked them into certain areas
of my layout.  I then added some Gesso for a white washed look and then sprayed
some new Shimmerz Coloringz colours to them.

Lastly I added the word Mates from the Friendship Mini Word Pack
 with a simple coating of Gesso.

Lots of Shimmerz in here also with some Prima beads.

Thanks for visiting, back soon with more shares xx

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Beauty & Grunge - part 2

Hello :)
I am back today sharing my bonus creation for the Scrapbook Diaries Beauty & Grunge kit.  I have used the products from Olga's kit.  This page is just a bonus and there is no video with this one.  You can find all the details on the entire Mega Kit HERE.  Don't forget there are 4 creations, 4 videos and then each of us created a bonus page......not to mention the amazing amount of gorgeous product you get to work with!!!

Thanks for stopping by today!!

Saturday, November 22, 2014

Beauty and Grunge from the Scrapbook Diaries

Hi there, I am so excited to share with you the latest mixed media mega kit from The Scrapbook Diaries. This massive kit comes with instructional videos to create 4 different layouts from some amazing designers!!  I was so happy to be involved in this and the kit is absolutely gorgeous! 
You can find all the details HERE.
Here is my creation that comes with an instructional video.
"Just Us"

The kit also offers exclusive products not yet available to the public.  This awesome stamp set designed by Georgia and Janene!  Plus The Crafter's Workshop pre-released stencil. 


Janene has done a really good deal with this kit with free post within the US and reduced rate shipping included in the price for International purchases.
So check it out, kits start shipping from Monday the 24th Nov, get in quick before they are all sold out!
I will be back another day with my second creation, using Olga's products :)
Have a fabulous weekend xx

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

OUAS and Pretty Little Studio Mini

Hello!  A couple of shares today.  The first being the November sketch at Once Upon a Sketch.  There is still some time to get your entry in and be in the running to win some fantastic prizes.  Follow the link here to see all of the DT samples and to add your entry.
Journalling Theme: "Inspiration/I am inspired by etc..."
You are free to interpret our theme ANY WAY you like. It is for your inspiration and this theme word DOES NOT need to be part of your title or journalling. But please make sure your layout is based on the sketch below and includes journalling (hidden journalling is fine). Acceptable journalling is MORE than just a sentence, or generic writing such as date/place etc. It needs to be present and at least 3 lines long. Remember, hidden journalling (under a photo/tag or behind your page) is perfectly fine but please DO let us know in your post where your journalling is! 
Here is my take on the above sketch.
"Beauty Everyday"

Lots of closeups too:
I have also used a number of 2 Crafty Chipboard pieces on this page. 
Mini Word Set 1
Bubble Grid Panel
Tiny Feather Set
Soft Feather Set
Asst Arrows

I applied some Shimmerz to my title that matched the colours in my flowers.

I have used a Heidi Swapp stencil in here too.  It actually wasn't meant to be covered, but you know me.....can't help myself but fill the page!!

Lots of masking, misting and glitter!!

I have used the word Beauty here from the Mini Word Set 1.  I love this little quote....
"Always find beauty in the everyday"

Here are the 2 different feathers I used.  I applied Gesso to both and then dipped the tips in gold glitter.  I added some Jeni B Bleu Shimmerz to the bottom end of the big feather and added Gold crackle paint to the other.

I love the Bubble Grid Panel.  I cut it up into smaller pieces and added to various parts of my layout.  I added some Shimmerz Coloringz in Pretty in Pink and sprinkled with some pink chunky glitter.

So as you can see, with the journaling theme this month being inspiration, I choose to pick out all the pretty things I could find mixed with all the pretty colours I love!!


My second project today is a Pretty Little Studio Mini Album I whipped up using the Silly Monkey Collection.
I am a huge fan of the mini album but don’t often get a chance to create one, so with my free project this month I took it as the perfect opportunity to whip something up of my boys.
   I grabbed my sheets of 8 x 8 Silly Monkey papers along with some journal cards and began to cut them at different sizes.  For the title page I layered a few papers along with the ‘You are amazing’ diecut title.  I also popped in the Silly Clyde diecut monkey and a flair button.   With each page I added my photos along with some other bits and pieces such as tabs, flags and phrase strips.  I finished off with a touch of mix media by flicking on some black paint.

I haven't included all of my pages here, but you get the idea!  This was super fun and actually quick to make :)

You can visit the Pretty Little Studio store HERE.  Be sure to check it out, there is always a great deal and they have the cutest vintage diecuts ever :)

I hope you were inspired today!
Until next time, have a wonderful afternoon xx

Friday, November 14, 2014


Hi guys, just stopping by this lovely Friday.....yay, it's almost the weekend.....with a new, fun creation.  This isn't for anything in particular just for the love of being creative!!  I hope you enjoy, I love this!!!  The Sour Apple Dazzlerz is the perfect backdrop on the black and white stripe :)

Wow, I am just loving the trend of black and white stripes with florals or mixed patterns, it's soooo awesome :)

So in love with this pie chart stencil by TCW.

More yummy gold and I even added some of the Prima Mika Flakes.

A few cute Prima flowers and some Crate Paper Ephemera.

Thanks for looking!!!

Have a fantastic weekend xx