Today and Everyday using Gums and Roses

Hi Everyone,
Today I would like to share with you a quick and easy multi photo layout using the Gums and Roses Collection. I wanted to challenge myself to use more than two photos on a layout this month, so I have created this layout to achieve that goal. I have also made my own flowers for this first time that are featured on this layout. I love the 3D effect that these flowers have.

To create this layout I have followed the steps below:

  • Find the centre of the layout and make a cross
  • Adhere two landscape and portrait photos (all 11 x 10.2 cm) alternating to the centre
  • Fussy cut the “today and every day” element from Everyday Moments and foam tape to the centre of the layout
  • Fussy cut some of the small flower clusters from Fussy Cuts Eucalypt Posey and layer under the “today and every day” element
  • Glue Pink Flowers to the flower cluster in each corner

I hope I have inspired you to create a beautiful multi photo layout with the Gums and Roses Collection today.
Stay Safe and Happy Crafting!

xX Roxanne Xx

High Tide Layout

Today I am bringing  you a layout using the High Tide Kaisercraft collection with the most lovely nautical themed papers just perfect for holiday, sailing pictures or even beach wedding photos.


Firstly I took the Sea Map paper and added the Ships Wheel die-cut paper on foam-pads to give it some dimension. I then matted the photo on  Coffee Bean KC cardstock then again on Coconut Weave cardstock and  then Navy CS too.

I then took the starfish card and the saying card from the Set Sail paper and tucked them beneath the photo with a piece from the 6″ paper pad too.

dsc_0123Once I was happy with the arrangement I took some cheesecloth and thick twine and layered them beneath the photo. I then added Kaisercraft Iceberg roses in mixed sizes and added  the sea horse and starfish die cuts from the collectables pack and two die cut sayings from the 6″ paper pad too.

dsc_0121I then made a similar arrangement in the top cluster and finally added some Prima  Art Stones and cracked sea shells in both clusters to finish the ‘beachy’ theme.

dsc_0122I hope you like what you see and it inspires you to use the die cut paper and the High Tide collection yourself.



Party Time with circles die cut paper.


Today I have the pleasure in bringing you my layout using part of the Circles die cut paper from the Party Time Kaisercraft collection.

A walk in the parkAs soon as I saw it I knew I wanted to inset my photos within the circles (although of course it would make a lovely background mat too). I then set about choosing my series of photos (of my dogs, husband and my dear grand daughter Amber). The photos were taken back in the summer so I knew I wanted a nice summery background. The obvious choice was the fabulous reverse side of the 100s and 1000s paper from the Party Time collection pack with pretty bunting and clouds.

I then used more of the collection to fill in the remaining circles  and added punched circles from the confetti paper too. I then added elements from the collectables pack together with a few strips from the collection too. I finished with a few co-ordinating buttons and journaled on the banner from the collectables pack with the metallic gel pens that I love so much.. I use them ALL the time!

imageWhat a lovely way to use several photos!



Altered Nine Frame Photo Display using Mademoiselle

Hello everybody!

Emmy here today with a Beyond The Page project featuring Nine Frame Photo Display and Mademoiselle collection from Kaisercraft (available at Merly Impressions’ online store). KC-BTP-frame-web-530I started by covering the frame with Kaisercolour Paint – White and a layer of pink ink (Mini Ink Pad – Petal Pink).

Here is a list with all the products available at Merly Impressions’ online store:
Beyond the Page Nine Frame Photo Display
Floral Spray – Mademoiselle Collection
Lady Like – Mademoiselle Collection
Sticker Sheet – Mademoiselle Collection
Mini Paper Pad – Mademoiselle Collection
Collectables Pack – Mademoiselle Collection
Flourish Pack – Antiques
Kaisercraft – Secret Admirer Doilies Clear Stamp
Mini Ink Pad – Petal Pink
KaiserMist Spray Ink – Pink
KaiserMist Spray Ink – Antique Gold
Rhinestones – Champagne
Kaisercolour Paint – White
Lace Pack – Cream
Paper Blooms – Dusty Pink
Paper Blooms – Honey
Mini Paper Blooms – Dusty Pink
Kaisercard Coffee Bean Weave Cardstock
Kaisercard Vanilla Weave Cardstock
Kaisercard Ballet Weave Cardstock
Stickles – Star Dust
Kaisercraft Decorative Die – Foliage
Kaisercraft Decorative Die – Mini Foliage
Mounting Foam Tape
Kaisercraft 12mm Double-sided Tape

And here are close ups of my project:

I decorated the sentiments using die cut cardstock frames and wooden embellishments.

KC-BTP-frame-det-g KC-BTP-frame-det-hI added glitter glue to the die cut flourishes to give them extra sparkle.

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KC-BTP-frame-det-i (7) KC-BTP-frame-det-i (8) KC-BTP-frame-det-i (16)Fussy cut the butterflies from pattern paper and layer them to create a 3D-effect.

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I hope you enjoyed today’s post! Make sure to come back soon as the new Kaisercraft collection will be revealed at the beginning of September!

Have a lovely creative time!

Emmy xxx

Just Because with Mademoiselle

Hello everybody!

Emmy here today sharing my latest layout featuring the lovely Kaisercraft’s Mademoiselle paper line (available at Merly Impressions’ online store). This time I decided to use more yellow-pink-brown palette matching the colours of my picture. I took this picture at Elise’s last classic ballet performance and when I saw the Mademoiselle collection, I knew I have to create a page with it. MI-Just-Because-web-530For my background I used the Timeless foil paper. I used gold glitter paste and Christmas Quarters 12×12 Stencil to created the dimensional pattern and after the paste has dried I sprinkled KaiserMist Spray Ink Pink and Antique Gold on top. MI-Just-Because-det-a (1)To create the layers under my picture I used Kaisercard Coconut Weave Cardstock and pattern paper from the Mini Paper Pad. Using edge punch I added lacy border to the pattern papers and after embossing them slightly with an Embossing Tool, I adhered all the layers together and to the background with Mounting Foam Tape.MI-Just-Because-det-a (4)I fussy cut the roses from the Floral Spray pattern paper and I used Treasures gloss paper and die cuts from the Collectables Pack for the vintage embellishments. To give them more sparkle and glam I added Stickles – Frosted Lace and Rhinestones – Antique Rose.MI-Just-Because-det-a (8) MI-Just-Because-det-a (3)To finish the design around my picture, I used different stickers from the Sticker Sheet, die cuts from the Mini Paper Pad and the Collectables Pack… MI-Just-Because-det-a (6)… and ‘cards’ with sayings from a glossy paper from the Mini Paper PadMI-Just-Because-det-a (7)I added a bird cage (Decorative Die – Birds and Cages) die cut from Kaisercard Coffee Bean Weave Cardstock and I used fussy cut roses and glossy butterflies to decorate it.

MI-Just-Because-det-a (2)I fussy cut the glossy butterflies from Flutter pattern paper and the Mini Paper Pad.MI-Just-Because-det-a (9) MI-Just-Because-det-a (5)As a final touch I added Rhinestones – Antique RosePearls – Champagne and Pearls – Chocolate.

Thank you for stopping by today!

Emmy xxx

Create Moments with Mademoiselle

Hello everybody!

Emmy here today with another post featuring Kaisercraft’s Mademoiselle paper line (available at Merly Impressions’ online store).MI-Create-Moments-web-530For my background I used Kaisercard Coffee Bean Weave Cardstock and pattern paper. I cut 12 x 29,5 piece from Timepiece and 17,5 x 29,5 from Mannequin pattern paper. I ruffled thier edges, turned them upside down and adhered them to the cardstock. Then, using gold glitter paste and Christmas Quarters 12×12 Stencil I created the dimensional pattern. after the paste has dried I sprinkled KaiserMist Spray Ink Pink and Antique Gold on top. MI-Create-moments-det-a (1)I layered my picture on a slightly larger piece of of Kaisercard Coconut Weave Cardstock and adhered it to the background using Mounting Foam Tape. To create the layered sentiments around it I cut two ATC sized cards from the Lady Like pattern paper, decorated them with die cut frames from Kaisercard Coffee Bean Weave Cardstock and added a smaller sentiment from the Mini Paper Pad on top. To complete my design I added a few glossy butterflies fussy cut from a pattern paper from the Mini Paper Pad, die cuts from the Collectables Pack and Rhinestones – Antique Rose. I adhered them to the background using Mounting Foam Tape.MI-Create-moments-det-a (5) MI-Create-moments-det-a (4)Using Kaisercard Coffee Bean Weave CardstockKaisercard Vanilla Weave Cardstock, pattern paper from the Mini Paper Pad and Kaisercraft Decorative Dies (Foliage and Mini Foliage), I create the flourishes under the paper flowers (Paper Blooms – ButtercreamPaper Blooms – Fairy Floss and Mini Paper Blooms – Terracotta). MI-Create-moments-det-a (9)To decorate the die cut foliage I used Rhinestones – Antique Rose and Stickles Pink. MI-Create-moments-det-a (8) MI-Create-moments-det-a (6)I used different pattern paper left overs to create the banner under the picture. I hand cut the pieces, inked their edges and adhered them with Kaisercraft 12mm Double-sided Tape. To cover the edge I used stickers from the Sticker Sheet.MI-Create-moments-det-a (3)To create the large roses corner I fussy cut the flowers from the Floral Spray pattern paper and added Stickles – Frosted Lace and glossy butterflies on top of them. MI-Create-moments-det-a (2)MI-Create-moments-det-a (7)I hope you enjoyed today’s post!

Have a lovely creative week!

Emmy xxx

Paris Memories with Mademoiselle

Hello everybody!

Emmy here today with my first post for August. This month I have the pleasure to work with one of the most romantic paper lines from Kaisercraft – Mademoiselle (available at Merly Impressions’ online store).

For today’s project I decided to use a picture of my two favourite girls taken a few years ago in Paris – MI-Paris-memories-web-530For my background I used Kaisercard Coffee Bean Weave Cardstock and Mahogany pattern paper. I cut off 0.5 cm from each side of the pattern paper and adhered it to the cardstock. Then I punched the pinkish border from a pattern paper from the Mini Paper Pad and tucked it between the Cardstock and the Mahogany paper.

Once everything was adhered together I stamped the doily pattern using the Clear Stamp set from Chase Rainbows collection and the post stamp pattern with Kaisercraft Postmark texture clear stamp and the same ink. Then I sprinkled KaiserMist Spray Ink Pink and Antique Gold on top. MI-Paris-Memories-det-a (1) MI-Paris-Memories-det-a (2)I cut the banner from the Timepiece pattern paper and inked its edges with brown ink. Then I layered my picture on a slightly bigger piece of Kaisercard Ballet Weave Cardstock and adhered it to the background using Mounting Foam Tape.

To decorate my page I used various die cut elements from the Collectables pack and the Mini Paper Pad and stickers from the Sticker SheetMI-Paris-Memories-det-a (6) MI-Paris-Memories-det-a (3)I also fussy cut the flowers from the Floral Spray pattern paper…MI-Paris-Memories-det-a (10) MI-Paris-Memories-det-a (8)… and the butterflies from a pattern paper from the Mini Paper Pad and Flutter pattern paper.MI-Paris-Memories-det-a (12) MI-Paris-Memories-det-a (11)I added Stickles – Frosted Lace and Rhinestones – Antique Rose to make my embellishments sparkle.

For my title I used one of the images from the Lady Like pattern paper and PARIS from the Treasures gloss paper. Then I added a few die cut elements made from Kaisercard Coffee Bean Weave Cardstock with Kaisercraft’s Ornate Charm Die and Flourish Die.

As a final touch I added a few wooden shapes from the Flourish Pack – Antiques.MI-Paris-Memories-det-a (9) MI-Paris-Memories-det-a (7)I hope I managed to inspire you today!

Come back soon to see more of the fabulous projects our design team prepared for you!

Emmy xxx

# Me

Hello everyone,

Denise here with a layout using the gorgeous #Me Kaisercraft Collection, which was such fun to use.

denise-20160217I started off using Licorice 12 x 12  cardstock . I then used the Notes Die Cut Paper by cutting it down to 11 x 11 and scruffing  the top bits up then placing it onto the black background card. Next I took the Achievement paper – I really didn’t want to cut into it as I loved it so much and it has a beautiful black and white polka dot pattern on the other side which I wanted to use too! I cut this down to 5 x 11 and stuck it onto the middle of the notes paper. I then matted my  photo on to a piece of black patterned paper from the 6.5 x 6.5 paper pad and placed it onto the layout. I cut  the manufacturer’s strip from the bottom of Belief paper with the wording across as I loved the sentiments , be kind, stay humble, smile often and placed this across the layout under the photo.

Then it was time to start adding all the bits…

#Me Collection 008This collection has such a good mix of papers and I couldn’t resist the urge to colour in some of the doodles, it was very relaxing after the layout was nearly finished to just colour in some of the elements. Kaisercraft do their own fabulous range of Gel Pens, which are ideal for this.

#Me Collection 010I added a cut out Burlap Butterfly – and black Rhinestones  were then added to the middle of the the flowers. The #me & Limited Edition and Love Life sentiments were die cuts from the 6.5 x 6.5 paper pad.

Don’t forget to pop back to see some amazing creations from the Design Team very soon

~ Denise ~


Christmas Wreath – Home for Christmas

Hi Everyone,

Another layout today using the Home for Christmas range.

The die cut element with this collection is a lovely Holly Wreath  which I used as a base for this layout. IMG_8954smallI began with Decoration using the hessian effect side and raised the die cut on mounting foam. My photo is 4″ square, backed with Forest Kaisercard to create a small border, placed into the centre at a “jaunty” angle.

There are lots of lovely elements in The Collectables so I picked lots of foliage, decorative elements and round messages, inked some of the edges with Black Soot Distress ink, and set about added them to the wreath creating lots of dimension and interest with mounting foam.

IMG_8959 smallYou can see lots of layers below.

IMG_8958smallI added a large bow to the bottom right along with the die cut Poinsettias and gave them a liberal dusting of Stickles.

IMG_8956 smallI frosted lots of the berries and foliage with Diamond Stickles too.

IMG_8957smallTop right I added a message from the clear sticker sheet – Seasons Greetings.

And to finish a selection of Red Pearls dotted around.

Check back soon for more inspiration from the DT.

Take care,

~ Linda ~