Wednesday, September 18, 2013

MORE LAYOUTS TO SHARE

Some more layouts coming from my new "studio"!!!!!  The mojo has returned!!
 
 
 

For this layout of Mia I decided to try a watercolour background using Faber Castell Gelatos, water and baby wipes.  I love the effect on the patterned paper!  I have written a note to Mia and hidden it behind the photo.
 
I used an old photo taken of three children of scrappers!  Leonie Neal-Dawson's daughter Maggie, my youngest daughter Ella and Kerry Murray's daughter Michaela taken at Eastern Beach in Geelong a few years ago.
 
I used part of APieceofCakeDesigns mini kit, Crafters Workshop brick stencil, Black paint by Derivan from Molossi, Luggage tag I coloured with Dylusions Mists, Imagine stamp by Kaisercraft and Ranger black ink, Faber Castell gelatos, enamel dots.
For this next layout I used Faber Castell Gelatos and baby wipes to blend, Technique Tuesday small cirle stamps, Ranger ink, enamel dots, washi tape, "good times" vinyl embellishment (old from my stash)
 
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MY WHITE WITH ONE LAYOUT

I had fun with this one - detailing the afternoon tea with Julie Goodwin who was the first Masterchef Australia!
The theme this month at WW1 is white (of course!) and pistachio
I used antique silk thread, Studio Calico veneer hearts, Freckled Fawn frame, white crochet cotton,flower from my stash.
 
 
 
 

 

 
 
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Tuesday, September 17, 2013

 
 
 
I am enjoying having my own space to scrap in - the difference from quickly having to pack up half finished projects to leaving them out to continue working on is amazing!  
I find I am able to create backgrounds and leave them to dry in my space.  This is one of those backgrounds I turned into a layout featuring Ella when she was 3!!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Products I used: APieceofCakeDesigns mini kit, Pan Pastel, Mont Marte Modelling Paste,Yellow Cardstock from APieceofCakeDesigns, Studio Calico veneer stars, FlutterbyDesigns star flair,staples,Tim Holtz film strip,red wire,Smash black pen,chipboard heart (old from my stash), 3 rub on (old from stash),enamel dots.
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Hi everyone!
 
Life certainly throws some curve balls that we have to stretch, change our attitudes and turn in different directions!
This is me at the moment : not knowing which way to catch these balls, but I am forging forward..
These curve balls just appear to remind us not to rest on our laurels but to give each and every opportunity a try......
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Monday, September 9, 2013

LONG TIME NO BLOG......

 
 
 
Wow where has this year disappeared to?  Phew in the past 4 weeks we have: packed up one house, moved to a bigger home on 1/4 acre with uninterrupted views, complete with a large scrapbooking room which I am still in the process of organising, hubby has retired from his job after 33 years service, just a bit going on in our lives!!  Oh and I had the opportunity to see PINK not only once, but TWICE in Melbourne !!!  Wow one amazing woman!

Just after we had moved in, being knee deep in boxes I journed to The Hunter Valley to attend my second Mojo Retreat - travelling with my beautiful Ebony, we took off for a fun, relaxing, creative 4 day

I have been busy working on DT goodies for Molossi  - when I received a shadow box with my DT monthly box of goodies, I thought I would keep the design simple, and use it as an interchangeable home d├ęcor piece - for either 9x9 layouts or photos!
Products I used:  Molossi shadow box, Derivan black paint - Molossi, Pritt Gel Glue, Fabric Flowers from Molossi, Mont Marte modelling paste.
 
The next little project from Molossi is this altered letter
 
 

I had fun altering this letter "Y"!  I used black and white chevron washi tape, Tiny Koala Craft paper roses from Molossi, black and white twine, and words cut from patterned paper.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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