Monday, 23 November 2015

Scrap The Boys November Challenge - "Where's The Food"

The challenge this month at Scrap The Boys is food related.

I have lots of photos of my boys and their food but I chose to scrap this series that make me smile.

I kept to a monochromatic palette to make my photos of that cheeky little face really stand out!

I also kept the embellies to a minimum, only using some black and white patterned flair to complement the patterned paper background.

Saturday, 21 November 2015

Show Us Your Stuff November Challenge - "Dream Vacay"

It's such a cool challenge over at Show Us Your Stuff this month. A travel-themed challenge, with these criteria-

Here is my layout. This is a photo of my bucket-list trip sailing the Whitsundays many years ago.

My hand-made item is a map marker and chevron from Charm's Creations.

I've also used some Kaisercraft blooms, and ephemera from the Kaisercraft "Dream Big" and "Sandy Toes" Collectables packs. The anchors and ship's wheel just matched my photo perfectly! I added some string to reflect the nautical theme, and kept the wood veneer pieces a natural colour to match.

Saturday, 14 November 2015

Dusty Attic November Mood Board Challenge

I was really inspired to join in with the Dusty Attic November Mood Board challenge, its such a beautiful palette.

Here is my layout.

I started with a mixed media background - texture paste through a stencil, then coloured with mists in different shades of blue.

I used the Dusty Attic String Frame Set. I used the largest size frame over my photo. I painted it white and then brushed on some black ink to add definition. The smaller size I coloured with resin sand medium and gelatos.
I also think the circles reflect the word 'Unbroken' in the mood board.

I also used some Page Pebbles that I coloured 
with gelatos and glitter.

The other embellies I used were ephemera from the Kaisercraft 
"Dream Big' Collectables pack, Kaisercraft blooms,  
a heart from Charm's Creations, a flair from Flutterby Designs
and felt flowers from D'Lish Scraps.

Thursday, 12 November 2015

123 Challenge blog November challenge

This month's challenge at 123 Challenge blog is definitely my style!

Here is my take on the challenge. Navy would have to be one of my favourite colours to scrap with, and I really like it teamed with little touches of pink, teal and white.

My background was made with some navy acrylic paint mixed with modelling paste, and then through a stencil from Flutterby Designs. The striped paper matches my shirt, and the doily matches the flowers in my hair in the photo!

I cut my 'happy' title with a Heidi Swapp die, first on watercolour paper that I coloured pink, then cut again on black card stock to make a shadow.

I finished off the layout with some Kaisercraft blooms. These are my favourite colours to scrap with and I have been hoarding these flowers to do a page about myself - this was the perfect opportunity!

Monday, 9 November 2015

Kraft + November Challenge: Inspired by P!nk

I am really enjoying the out-of-the-box challenges at Kraft +, and this month is another unique challenge-

"Inspired By P!nk"

Here is my layout.
I was inspired by lyrics from the song "So What?!"
My husband and I call this photo the Rock Star photo,
so I just HAD to scrap it for this challenge.

 I love all the bright colours and the graphic background paper 
- the page is bright and bold - just like Pink herself really!

And I just had to add stars, stars, and more stars, of course!!!
Definitely one of my favourite embellies.