Monday, March 27, 2023

True Beauty with Simple Stories Vintage Life in Bloom

Hello everyone

This weeks share is created with the very popular Simple Stories Vintage Life in Bloom collection:

True Beauty

When I first saw this wreath I knew I wanted to create a page using it as a background and adding lots of butterflies using the Shine Bright paper. 

To start I created a frame using one of the 3x4 Elements pieces and chose that to be my title too. I've added some papers behind the framed photo. Next it was time for lots of fussy cutting - I've cut flowers from the Beautiful Things paper and all the butterflies. 


Once I had all my fussy cutting down I assembled the page adding some stickers from the 12x12 Cardstock Sticker sheet - the tickers, the one of a kind sticker and the flowers along the wreath. I finished with my lovely subtitle from the sticker sheet. 


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Monday, March 20, 2023

Hello Baby with Echo Park Our Baby by Fiona Johnstone

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This week I have a layout to share using Echo parks Our baby collection:

Hello Baby

I have combined these papers with some flowers from Cocoa Vanilla Studio These Days - the colours match perfectly!

For this layout I have used the plastic bag technique to add some colour to my white cardstock -I have used distress oxide ink in Rustic Wilderness, then added some splashes after the ink dried a little

After layering up my papers I have used the Cocoa Vanilla studio These Days flowers to add clusters to either side of my photo and teamed with up with some chipboard from the Echo Park Our Baby collection. 

I have finished by using one of the chipboard words for my title and adding some more flowers and hearts from the These Days collection

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Products Used:

Echo Park Our Baby paper - You are Magic
Echo Park Our Baby paper 3x4 Journaling cards
Echo Park Our Baby - 6x4 Journaling cards
Echo Park Our Baby - Chipboard Accent Stickers
Cocoa Vanilla Studio These Days Ephemera flowers
Distress Oxide Ink - Rustic Wilderness
Kaisercraft White Cardstock - Snow
Simple Stories Boho Baby Rainbow Bits

Monday, March 13, 2023

My Everything with Prima Aquarelle Dreams by Fiona Johnstone

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This week I have a final share with the stunning Prima Aquarelle Dreams to finish off the formal photos!

My Everything

Love this photo of my two girls together and the eldest wore her purple dress to match - I've taught them well! 😂

For this layout I have used a plain backgound in woodgrain and added some torn paper as a full strip before adding lots of flowers from the ephemera pack:

Clusters top and bottom of the photo

I've dug into the stash again and found an older 49&Market laser cut element sheet for my border strip and inked it in mauves and blues and added some white paint. 

I've also used my 2Crafty chipboard title My Everything and painted white adding touches of mauve and blue to match my layout.

I finished off with some ephemera butterflies and some chipboard words. 

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Products Used:

Prima Aquarelle Dream paper - Dreamy Days
Prima Aquarelle Dream paper - Bloom and Blossom
Prima Aquarelle Dream Cardstock Ephemera
Prima Aquarelle Dream Cardstock Stickers
2Crafty Chipboard My Everything
Distress Oxide Inks - Stormy Sky
Distress Oxide Inks - Wilted Violet
White acrylic paint

Monday, March 6, 2023

Lovely with Prima Aquarelle Dreams by Fiona Johnstone

Hello everyone

Back with another layout using the pretty purples of the Prima Aquarelle Dreams collection for another formal photo: 


This collection is just so pretty!! I have focused on the frame made with the gorgeous leaves on the background paper and then added to it with embellishments.  From the Prima collection I have used the ephemera, the acetate dragonflies and the chipboard stickers. 

But firstly I added a 2Crafty French Lace Border strip to the side of my photo that was mounted onto one of the Prima Aquarelle Dreams paper. I have trimmed this piece to fit my photo, then painted the border strip in a mix of white and mauve acrylic paint:

Underneath you may notice some doily stickers added for some extra texture - very old stash busting pieces from Kaisercraft!

Next I have added some flower clusters using the beautiful Uniquely Creative flowers with some stems cut from the ephemera shapes and a little subtitle. 

I've then used some of the ephemera pieces and a smattering of acetate dragonflies to my design:

And a little cluster at the bottom with a ready made ephemera flower cluster and some chipboard stickers to complete the page:

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See you next time



Products Used:
Prima Aquarelle Dreams paper - Timeless Tales
Prima Aquarelle Dreams paper - Dreamers in Love
Prima Aquarelle Dreams Cardstock Ephemera
Prima Aquarelle Dreams Dragonflies
Prima Aquarelle Dreams Chipboard Stickers
2Crafty Chipboard - French Lace Border
Uniquely Creative Flowers
Old Stickers