Saturday, 20 December 2014

Love to Scrap! Challenge Blog Design Team

Saturday, December 20, 2014 2 Comments
Hi everyone! I have some exciting news! I have been chosen to join the Design Team for the "Love to Scrap! Challenge Blog" starting in January 2015. I'm super excited as this is my first official design team. I can't wait to work with an amazing Design Team and see what everyone creates for the upcoming challenges!

If you love to stamps (rubber, clear and digital) in your creations then pop on over and check it out!

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Sunday, 30 November 2014

White.. with 1 November Challenge - Freesia

Sunday, November 30, 2014 3 Comments
Hi everyone! Here is my entry into White.. with 1's November challenge. The colour choice for this month was Freesia.  I've used a photo of my nephew that I took when I was babysitting him one day. I had already done a layout with this photo years ago but wanted to do a more 'modern' one and this challenge was perfect for it.

Apart from doing the usual colour/texture techniques, I decided to incorporate some of my colourist skills as well. The little bear went with both Matty's photo and the sentiment perfectly so it became the main embellishment feature for this layout.

Challenge Entered: White.. with 1 November Challenge - Freesia

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Scrapping Outback November Challenge - White with a Twist

Sunday, November 30, 2014 8 Comments
Hi everyone! Here is my entry into Scrapping Outback's November challenge. We had to design a layout using the colours from the picture below. Thanks to my awesome friend Karen for giving me the inspiration to do this layout.

Challenge Entered:  Scrapping Outback November Challenge - White with a Twist  WINNER! Design Team Choice

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Whimsy Challenge 77 - Two or More Images!

Sunday, November 30, 2014 1 Comments
Hi everyone! Here is my entry into Whimsy Stamps November challenge which is using two or more of their stamps on a project.

This is a Mother's Day card that I created earlier this year for Mother's Day using Crissy Armstrong's "Fistful of Flowers (Girl)" and "Flowers for You (Boy)" rubber stamps. This image was created using the masking technique - it's not digitally done. The ticket sentiment is from the "Postage Stamps Collection" also from Whimsy Stamps.

Challenge Entered: Whimsy Challenge 77 - Two or More Images!

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Monday, 3 November 2014

Perfectly Purple & Cute! - The Cutie Pie Challenge

Monday, November 03, 2014 3 Comments
Hi everyone! This is a card I made for entry into The Cutie Pie Challenge Blog's "Perfectly Purple & Cute! challenge. I've been wanting to colour this little bear for a while and this challenge was the perfect. The cardstock is purple but unfortunately the lighting picked up the blue tones making it look blue instead of purple.

Products used:
"Heart Hugs" bear stamp by Crissy Armstrong for Whimsy Stamps
Copic alcohol markers
Bo Bunny 6x6 Soft Shades dot pad
Purple cardstock
Kaisercraft rhinestones embellishments, blooms and stamps

Challenge Entered: The Cutie Pie Challenge Blog - Challenge #80 Perfectly Purple & Cute!

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Friday, 31 October 2014

Strawberry Fields Forever - BoBunny October Sketch Challenge

Friday, October 31, 2014 0 Comments
Hi everyone! Here is my entry into BoBunny's October sketch challenge. These photos were taken at a strawberry farm not far from where I live. The fields seem like they go forever. It was fun to pick some strawberries then enjoy a fresh strawberry icecream afterwards. :-)

Products used:
BoBunny "Gabrielle" papers
BoBunny Blossoms
Bazzill cardstock
Jillybean Soup chipboard letters
Kaisercraft letters, mini blooms and rhinestones
Brown ink and spray mist

Challenge Entered: BoBunny October Sketch Challenge

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Wednesday, 29 October 2014

"What a Mess!" - Once Upon a Sketch Challenge October 2014

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 3 Comments
Hi everyone! Here is my entry into Once Upon a Sketch's October sketch challenge based on the sketch below. Once again my niece Stefanie features in my layout - that's four in a row now! I was struggling with this layout a bit as I wasn't sure which way I wanted to go with it, but this sketch suited perfectly!

Products used:
Kaisercraft cardstock and paper
Inka Gold
Brown paint and ink
Petaloo blooms
Mesh trim and leaves

Challenge entered: Once Upon a Sketch Challenge - October 2014

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Tuesday, 28 October 2014

Love My Horse

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 0 Comments
Hi everyone! This is a layout that I created, not for a challenge or from a sketch, purely because I love the photos and they needed to be scrapped! This is my niece Stefanie with Minnie at their first pony club muster at Tamborine Pony Club in 2010.

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"Beautiful Just the Way You Are" - Dusty Attic October Sketch Challenge 2014

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 2 Comments
Hi everyone! This is a layout I have created using the sketch below for entry into Dusty Attic's October Sketch Challenge. The photos are of my niece Stefanie. I've kept the embellishing to a minimum as I wanted a simple yet girly layout.


Products used:
Dusty Attic Fancy Trim #3
Dusty Attic 'Beautiful' title
Maja Design Papers -Ska vi ta en Fika
Petaloo blooms
Prima resin butterflies
Kaisercraft mini blooms
Tim Holtz Distress Paints
Kaisercraft texture stamps and rubon words
Texture paste
Prima and Memory Box stencils
Momento ink

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Saturday, 25 October 2014

Gold Christmas Challenge - Winter Wonderland

Saturday, October 25, 2014 1 Comments
Hi everyone! This is a card I have made for entry into Winter Wonderland's "Gold Christmas" challenge. I decided to put the Copics down for a change and do something different. So with some gold and cream cardstock and a few dies, this is what I came up with. :-) The gold sparkle cardstock is not part of the card, it was only used as a backdrop for the photos.

Products used:
Gold and cream cardstock
Spellbinders dies
Pearl embellishments
Gold/cream ribbon
Christmas stickers

Challenge Entered: Winter Wonderland "Gold Christmas" challenge

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Wednesday, 22 October 2014

Card Sketch - Incy Wincy Design Challenge

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 2 Comments
Hi everyone! Here is a card I made using the sketch from Incy Wincy Challenges. The stamp I chose for this card is from Sweet Pea Stamps called "Kissed By an Angel 2" by Conie Fong. This image has been coloured using Copic alcohol markers.

Products used:
Sweet Pea stamp - "Kissed By an Angel 2
Copic alcohol markers
My Minds Eye "Miss Caroline - Dolled Up" papers and brads
Bazzill cardstock
Sizzix daisy die
Sullivans sun punches
Kaisercraft "You!" stamp set
brown ink

Challenge entered: Incy Wincy Challenge "Sketch Time"
WINNER! Design Team Choice Top 3

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