Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Prima 'Delight' for The Scrapbook Store

Hi everyone! I really seem to be struggling this month to meet all my deadlines, but I'm sure I'm not alone. :)  So, today I want to share some of my DT work for The Scrapbook Store, using the delightful Prima 'Delight' collection.  First up is a layout using a photo of my gorgeous Mum.
Most of the flowers and the flair badge are from the Prima 'Delight' range, with a few added Green Tara Mini roses and a Green Tara flower stem.
I've used my Prima 'Damask' mask and some texture paste on the background and coloured up some Prima Resist Canvas borders and white Green Tara lace with my mists.  The title is a wood veneer mini wordlet from WOW.
I love the new Bark Shapes from Prima. Such a gorgeous rough texture on the butterfly don't you think?
My second layout is of my mum with my brother and our cousin in 1966.  When I saw the 'recipe' card, I knew I had to use this photo.  As my mum has always been very health conscience, there were always healthy (and normally homemade) snacks in the house. This photo was no doubt taken on one of those days where she was feeding 2 hungry children an afternoon snack.
The tickets and tags in this collection are just so lovely.  I've used one of the tickets as my title.  Just added one of the wooden frames to draw more attention to it. :)  I've also added more 'hidden' journaling on the tag.

Another flower and flair badge from this collection.   I've added a few Green Tara mini roses and rose buds to complete my little cluster.
A few more mini roses and a wooden frame to complete my recipe card.  This time I used the Prima 'Circular Lattice' stencil with some texture paste on my background.

The two feathers are also part of the pack of wooden embellishments from this collection.  I've added a bit of colour using my ink pads.

I am hoping to complete another layout or 2 using this collection tomorrow. Fingers crossed nothing comes up to ruin my fun! Lol!
Thank you for popping by. I really appreciate your support.
Until next time!
M xox

Friday, November 22, 2013

November Sketch Challenge at The Scrapbook Store

Happy weekend everyone! Hope all's well in your knack of the woods.
I know I'm running awfully late this month, but I want to share my take on the November Sketch Challenge at The Scrapbook Store. Melinda Spinks has once again designed a stunning sketch for us. :)
I've used the Pink Paislee 'Color Wash' collection for my example.  I love the soft colours of this range.
The chipboard word is from this collection too. The flowers are mainly from Green Tara.
The frame around my photo and the canvas stickers are also from the Pink Paislee 'Color Wash' collection.
The pre-cut stars on this paper really came to life after I backed my paper with yellow cardstock. I've added some foam squares around the stars (at the back of the paper) which gave it more depth once I added the cardstock. :)
You still have until the end of the month to get your entries in.  There's a $40 store voucher up for grabs and the winner gets determined by random draw, so anyone could win!  Hope to see your entry soon. :)
Thank you so much for visiting. Have a wonderful weekend!
Until next time!
M xox

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

'White with a Pinch Of'

Hi there blog friends! I hope you are all well. I can't believe it's been so long since my last blog post!
I've spent this past weekend at The Scrapbook Store's Retreat and as per usual had an absolute blast! I did manage to get a few layouts done, in between all the chatting and laughing. :)
But, before I carry on for too much longer, I want to share the latest challenge at Scrap Africa with you.
The challenge is "White with a pinch of" and is about creating a project that is 90% white and 10% any other colours.
Here is my take on it.  I've used a photo of my friend's little girl and mainly added my colour in the form of butterflies.  Can you believe I fussy cut all of them?! :)
I then finished it off with a few flowers, a couple of words and my title, which I cut 3 times in coordinating paper using the Die-Versions 'Precious' die.
To avoid allocating too much 'space' to colour, I added a couple of stitched circles.

To see all the other DT members' gorgeous examples, take a look HERE.
You have until the end of November to link up your entries. Why not give it a go?
That's all for today.  I will be back soon with another layout to share. Hopefully I can change this 'blog drought' for a while!
Thank you so much for visiting! Have a wonderful week!
Until next time.
M xox

Sunday, November 03, 2013

Sketch No 23 @ Scrap Africa

Hi everyone! I'm still here! Just don't have much time to get on the internet these days, but I'm sure that will change soon. :) Just popping in to share the latest sketch challenge at Scrap Africa with you.
Here's the gorgeous sketch.
And here is my take on it.   The photo is of my mum and her sister while they were visiting us about a year ago.  I've used the beautiful new Prima 'Anna Marie' collection which I just LOVE! :)
 A little close up of my title.  I've cut the words 'sisters' and 'forever' using my Silhouette Cameo.
 Another few close ups. :)

I hope you get a chance to play along with us.  Head over to the Scrap Africa Blog to see the other DT members' fabulous examples.  You have until the 14th of November to get your entries in.
That's all I have today! I hope I get a chance to get into my craft room soon to have a play and onto the internet to leave some love on my favourite blogs.
Thank you so much for visiting and for all your beautiful comments.  I appreciate it.
Have a wonderful week.
Until next time!
M xx