Life Itself is the Most Wonderful Fairytale with Flowers Story

Hello, Karen here with my final project for February using the lovely Flowers Story range from ScrapBoys.  IMG_2540

This time I decided to make a double layout – mainly because the paper pack has two of every paper and it would would be a shame not to utalise them ( the paper pack is an absolute bargain  – 12 papers, plus a fussy cutting sheet, for £9.95).

The final page was a happy accident as I had planned for the two pages to be the opposite way round (with the small centre cluster in the middle) but when I laid them down to photograph put them the opposite way round and liked it better – the joy of double pages :0).

For this page I have used the Flowers Story paper pack, one piece of Paper 07  Mandela 12 x 12 Stencil, Red Gum Ink Pad and two sheets of Oatmeal Kaisercard.

I started by trimming .5 in from one side and the bottom of two pieces of Paper 05 and adding it to my Oatmeal Kaisercard. I laid them side by side and used the Mandela 12 x 12 Stencil and the Red Gum Ink Pad to add a pattern to the centre.

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Next I cut the cluster of flowers from both pieces of Paper 03 and added them to the centre of the Mandela. I cut Paper 02 in half vertically and fussy cut around the flowers, adding this to the far left and far right of my pages.

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From Paper 07 and the corresponding sheet from the paper pack I cut Four butterflies, two large and two small watch faces and four black and white flowers. I added these to the small cluster and top and bottom of the cascade of flowers down the centre.

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From Paper 06, I cut four large frames and added them to my page, with my photos on top.

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I used ‘Life itself is the most WONDERFUL FAIRYTALE stamp and a scrap of paper for my title.

I have really enjoyed working with this paper range this month and have found it so versatile, it is the perfect range for both male and female projects.

Karen

 

Today’s Moments with Kaisercraft’s Lily and Moss Collection

Hello Lovely Craft Friends,

I had a lot of fun scraping this gorgeous 6 month photo of my Mum’s friends granddaughter. The pinks and greens of the LILY AND MOSS Collection were just so perfect for this cute baby page. I have included some horizontal bunting- shaped pieces to compliment my theme and add something a little extra. Many of you would like to know that there also no fussy cutting in this layout so maybe this will encourage you to give this one a go! It would be suitable for many types of photos, not only baby photos.Picture 1- Today's Moment- Lily and Moss Collection

To create this gorgeous layout I followed the steps below:

  1. Take WHIRL – LILY AND MOSS COLLECTION and trim to 30.5 x 30.5 cm. Distress the edges using a PAPER DISTRESSER, followed by inking the edges using an Ink Blending tool and KAISERINK PAD – FOREST.
  2. Using CLEAR TEXTURE STAMP – GRID and KAISERINK PAD – FOREST stamp the length of the right side of the page and tapering down to the middle of the left side of the page.
    NB. Before taking the next step, I would recommend cutting a 16 x 12.8 cm rectangle from the Whirl paper unless you are happy to use a second sheet.Picture 2- Today's Moment- Lily and Moss Collection
  3. Take FLORA – LILY AND MOSS COLLECTION and cut two strips at 26.5 x 12.3 cm and 22.8 x 5.3 cm. Cut an isosceles triangle from one end of each piece to form a bunting shape. Distress the edges using a PAPER DISTRESSER, followed by inking the edges using an Ink Blending tool and KAISERINK PAD – FOREST.
  4. Take PRIMARY – LILY AND MOSS COLLECTION and cut a strip at 26.5 x 12.3 cm.Cut an isosceles triangle from one end of each piece to form a bunting shape. Distress the edges using a PAPER DISTRESSER, followed by inking the edges using an Ink Blending tool and KAISERINK PAD – FOREST.
  5. Layer the bunting as shown in the picture below. The green piece is about 7 cm from the bottom and 1 cm from the right side. Whereas, the pink piece is about 7.5 cm from the top and 2 cm from the right. Picture 3- Today's Moment- Lily and Moss Collection
  6. I have then glued 3 strips of Burlap Lace with differing lengths (26, 24 and 18 cm), decreasing in size from right to left on the page. I have used spare paper to form a “hold” for the Lace. You could use any lace here or even a few more layer of papers instead.
  7. Frame photo (15.1 x 10.2 cm) with a pink-green mix sheet from the PAPER PAD – LILY AND MOSS COLLECTION cut down to 16 x 11.2 cm. Prepare another piece of this sheet at 13.5 x 4.2 cm to make an additional bunting piece to go under top left corner of the framed photo. Lastly, take a piece of the WHIRL – LILY AND MOSS COLLECTION  with measurements of16 x 12.8 cm. Distress the edges of all pieces and ink all edges with  KAISERINK PAD – FOREST. Layer all the pieces as shown in the picture below and use MOUNTING FOAM TAPE to adhere to the layout, on the right side of the central bunting layers.Picture 4- Today's Moment- Lily and Moss Collection
  8. Embellish with the COLLECTABLES – LILY AND MOSS COLLECTION and CURIOS – LILY AND MOSS COLLECTION.Picture 5- Today's Moment- Lily and Moss Collection
  9. Embellish further with stickers from the STICKER BOOK – LILY AND MOSS COLLECTION, pulled green thread, Glossy Accents and RHINESTONES – SOFT PINKPicture 1- Today's Moment- Lily and Moss Collection Picture 6- Today's Moment- Lily and Moss Collection Picture 7- Today's Moment- Lily and Moss Collection Picture 8- Today's Moment- Lily and Moss Collection

I hope you have enjoyed reading this post.

Happy Crafting!

Xx Roxii xX

Happiness looks Gorgeous on You with Kaisercraft’s Lily and Moss Collection

Hello Lovely Craft Friends,

Who would of though how versatile the LILY AND MOSS Collection was? For this layout I have focused on the bold greens and pinks in this collection as they really suit the photo I am using. I fell in love with the deep green used on the FLICKER – LILY AND MOSS COLLECTION paper and decided to use it as the main background to layout. I also added some bold pink by painting the little wooden flourishes to further compliment my photo.Picture 1- Today's Moment- Lily and Moss Collection

To create this simple but cute layout I have followed the instructions below:

  1. Take FLICKER – LILY AND MOSS COLLECTION and trim to 30.5 x 30.5 cm. Measure 4.5 cm from each corner and punch using your favourite punch. Take one dark green tile from PINK PLASTER – LILY AND MOSS COLLECTION, cut into quarters diagonally and foam tape to each corner of the layout. Picture 2- Today's Moment- Lily and Moss Collection
  2. Apply TEXTURE PASTE through the TINY TRIANGLES 6X6 DESIGNER STENCIL to the centre of your page to approximately 6 cm from each edge.
  3. Take 4 pink strip stickers from STICKER BOOK – LILY AND MOSS COLLECTION and adhere to the fancy corners of the page. Trim them to align with each edge.Picture 3- Today's Moment- Lily and Moss Collection
  4. Take the colourful triangle and green tile sheets from the PAPER PAD – LILY AND MOSS COLLECTION and ink the edges with an Ink Blending Tool and KAISERINK PAD – FOREST. Foam tape the green sheet to the middle of the layout. Take the colourful triangle sheet, turn 45 degrees to appear as a diamond, and adhere in the middle of the layout.
  5. Adhere a photo with dimensions of 10.2 x 15.1 cm to the centre of the layout. Cut the large white frame from CIRCULAR – LILY AND MOSS COLLECTION and ink the edges with KAISERINK PAD – FOREST. Use MOUNTING FOAM TAPE to adhere the frame over the photo.Picture 4- Today's Moment- Lily and Moss Collection
  6. Cut two pink sentiments from CIRCULAR – LILY AND MOSS COLLECTION and frame with a pink and green swirl sheet from the PAPER PAD – LILY AND MOSS COLLECTION. Adhere one sentiment to the top left of the photo and the other to the bottom right.
  7. Fussy cut the Lilies from FLORA – LILY AND MOSS COLLECTION and embellish the layout with them.
  8. Further embellish with the butterflies from the STICKER BOOK – LILY AND MOSS COLLECTION and the COLLECTABLES – LILY AND MOSS COLLECTION. As well as, the two pink square-shaped flourishes from the  COLLECTABLES – LILY AND MOSS COLLECTION.
  9. Take two wooden flourishes from the FLOURISH PACK – LILY AND MOSS COLLECTION, paint with KAISERCOLOUR PAINT – CANDY 75ML and glue onto the layout.
  10. Add RHINESTONES – SOFT PINK to finish embellishing your layout.Picture 1- Today's Moment- Lily and Moss Collection Picture 5- Today's Moment- Lily and Moss Collection Picture 6- Today's Moment- Lily and Moss Collection Picture 7- Today's Moment- Lily and Moss Collection Picture 8- Today's Moment- Lily and Moss Collection

I hope you have enjoyed reading this post.

Happy Crafting!

Xx Roxii xX

Happy Birthday with Oh Happy Day

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I have to say I am loving working with the Oh Happy Day collection and love the bright, cheery colours and the retro patterns on the papers which all have beautiful gold foiling.  I have used it to make a multi photo layout documenting Gracia’s 18th birthday, which was 8 years ago!

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For this layout I have used Snow Weave Kaisercard, Time to Party, Fire Cracker, Garlands and Star Light 12 x 12 papers, collectables, curios, sticker book6.5 x 6.5 paper pad and Mounting Foam Dots.

I started by cutting .5 in from two adjacent sides of the Time to Party paper, which I then stuck to the Snow Weave Kaisercard.  On top of this I added a piece of Fire Cracker which I had cut to 9ins square, finally to this I added a 8.5in square piece of Star Light.

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I mounted my photographs onto some scraps of white card.  I used four 2in x 3in photos and one 3in x 4in.   These were added to the bottom of my paper with the bottom of the photo mounts lined up with the bottom of the Star Light paper.  Next I fussy cut the ‘Happy Birthday’ penant from the Garlands paper and added to the bottom of my page with a Curio at the point where the two words meet. A border from the 6.5 x 6.5 paper pad was added above the three right hand photos.

I stuck the ‘Wishing You The Best Day Ever’ sticker to a scrap of card, along with the pennants (both were from the sticker book)  and cut them out with a thin white border.   These were added to the top of my page with a star, also from the sticker book to either side of the pennants.

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I typed my journaling onto a word document and adhered a page from the 6.5 x 6.5 paper pad onto a piece of A4 card and fed this through my printer to get the text printed onto the blue paper.

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Once I had cut my journaling into strips and added to my page.  I subsequently realised I had ‘and Josh’ twice and have snipped off the second one.  I added a cluster of phrases to the top right of my photos using collectables, a pop out from the  6.5 x 6.5 paper pad and a ticket also cut from the paper pad, finishing off with a curio and star.

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I completed my page by adding collectables and stickers to my photographs.

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We would love to see what you have made with this collection and you can post your makes on the Merly Crop Facebook page.

Karen

Life is Beautiful with Grand Bazaar

Hi fellow crafters,

I was very excited to receive the GRAND BAZAAR collection to work on for this month. As soon as I saw it, I just knew I had the perfect photos to scrap using it! I think this collection is good for many different types of projects, from love photos, to adventures and childhood memories. It also very suitable for Male layouts and all sorts of greetings cards. This collection has many colours which can be used all together in a project or separated to focus on just 2 or 3 colours. I found that my photos suited the more selective type of colours. For this layout I have selected the red and black to emphasise passion. It also compliments the colours of photo which are mainly white and black with red highlights.Life is Beautiful with Grand Bazaar 1

To create this layout I have followed the steps below:

  1. Take KAISERCARD RUBY WEAVE CARDSTOCK, trim to 12 inch x 12 inch and distress the edges using a PAPER DISTRESSER.
  2. Cut KAISERCARD INK WEAVE CARDSTOCK to 28 x 28 cm, distress the edges and adhere to the centre of the of the Ruby Cardstock.
  3. Take two pieces of FOLKLORE and trim both to 27 x 27 cm. You will use the red side of one and the black side of the other.
  4. Measure along the top FOLKLORE (red) at 10, 17 and 24 cm and mark with a pencil. Now measure and mark the same distances along the bottom. Draw a faint line connecting the marks vertically.
  5. Along the sides repeat the step above at 15 and 22 cm. Connect the pencil marks vertically.
  6. Erase the lines after the first vertical line (going top to bottom) meets the first horizontal line (from left to right). Using scissors to cut along the lines. You should be left with 1 x rectangle and 2x reverse L shaped pieces. Check the full layout photo to get a better understanding of the shape. Distress the edges of each piece.
  7. Next measure, and mark with a pencil, along the top FOLKLORE (black), 13.5  and 20.5 cm. Now measure and mark the same distances along the bottom. Draw a faint line connecting the marks vertically.
  8. Along the sides repeat the step above at 18.5 and 25.5 cm. Connect the pencil marks faintly.
  9. Repeat Step 6. You should be left with 2 x rectangle (one normal and the other tall and thin) and 1x reverse L shaped pieces. Distress the edges of each piece.
  10. Take the tall thin piece of FOLKLORE (black) and adhere to right side of the Ink cardstock, about 5 mm from its edges. Take the largest FOLKLORE (red) reverse L shaped peace and attach it over the right side of the black piece but also ~5 mm fro the edge of the Ink cardstock. Repeat with each black and red  FOLKLORE piece, alternating, until you fill the middle of the Ink cardstock. Life is Beautiful with Grand Bazaar 2
  11. Take a photo with dimensions of 8.7 x 13.7 cm and mat with two cardstock pieces, one cut from KAISERCARD RUBY WEAVE CARDSTOCK and the other from KAISERCARD INK WEAVE CARDSTOCK, with the same dimensions. Attach to the top left hand corner of the layout, ~ 4 cm from the edge of the layout.
  12. Fussy cut the flowers and leaves from BOHO PAISLEY and layer the from the top left to bottom right of the layout.
  13. Embellish with red flowers, flourishes and quotes from the COLLECTABLES – GRAND BAZAAR COLLECTION and STICKER BOOK – GRAND BAZAAR COLLECTION, CURIOS – GRAND BAZAAR COLLECTION, and MINI PAPER BLOOMS – RUBY.
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Happy Crafting!
Merry Christmas!
Happy New Year!
And thank you for your support during 2019!

Xx Roxii xX

Admiring the Sunset with Uncharted Waters

Hi Everyone,

I have created this layout using the lovely UNCHARTED WATERS collection by Kaisercraft. This collection is gender neutral, making it perfect for all beachy themed photos and projects. I just love this collection with all the shells, beach creatures and boat related items! Since blue is my favourite colour, I love this collection for its colours too and because it is very suitable to co-ordinate in those mixed media effects. I had a bit of fun incorporating a few mixed media techniques in this one, using gesso, KaiserMists, texture paste and stamps!

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To create this layout I followed the steps below:

  1. Take four sheets from the PAPER PAD – UNCHARTED WATERS and your photo. Trim all to 12.5 x 9 cm and firmly distress the edges using PAPER DISTRESSER. Layer each sheet behind each corner of the photo and set aside.Admiring the Sunset with Uncharted Waters 2Admiring the Sunset with Uncharted Waters 1
  2. Trim SHALLOWS – UNCHARTED WATERS COLLECTION to 30.5 x 30.5 cm and distress edges. Take some DINA WAKLEY WHITE GESSO 4OZ and mix with some KAISERMIST SPRAY INK – BROWN 50ML, then paint waves using a wide paint brush where you plan to add your photo.Admiring the Sunset with Uncharted Waters 3
  3. Paint some water diluted KAISERMIST SPRAY INK – NAVY 50ML using a paint brush onto the layout.Admiring the Sunset with Uncharted Waters 4
  4. Add more KAISERMIST SPRAY INK – BROWN 50ML in the same way as the Navy mist. Once dry, use the CLEAR STAMPS – UNCHARTED WATERS COLLECTION with KAISERINK PAD – CHOCOLATE to background stamp shells and use KAISERINK PAD – BLUE HAZE to stamp some anchors in the “misted” area.Admiring the Sunset with Uncharted Waters 5
  5. Transfer the pattern of BUBBLES 6X6 DESIGNER STENCIL onto the layout using TEXTURE PASTE.Admiring the Sunset with Uncharted Waters 6
  6. Take some hessian ribbon and the bottom strip from SHALLOWS – UNCHARTED WATERS COLLECTION and glue across the layout at ~7 cm from the bottom for the layout. Foam tape layered photo to the layout, over the ribbon.
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  7. Take some of the PAPER PAD – UNCHARTED WATERS off-cuts and make two bow bottomed banners, layer them in the top right corner with some hessian ribbon,  CHEESECLOTH GAUZE, and a pop-out embellishment from the  PAPER PAD – UNCHARTED WATERS. Add some more pop-out embellishments around the photo.Admiring the Sunset with Uncharted Waters 8
  8. Cover photo and splatter KAISERMIST SPRAY INK – NAVY 50ML and KAISERMIST SPRAY INK – BROWN 50ML. Embellish layout with COLLECTABLES – UNCHARTED WATERS COLLECTIONCHEESECLOTH GAUZE, and RHINESTONES – AQUA.

I hope you have enjoyed reading this post and full instructions to recreate this layout.

Happy Scrapbooking!

Xx Roxii xX

Exploring the Beach with Uncharted Waters

Hi Everyone,

I have created this busy, beachy, technique filled, double layout using the lovely UNCHARTED WATERS collection by Kaisercraft. This collection is gender neutral, making it perfect for all beach themed photos. I just love this collection with all the shells, beach creatures and boat related items! Since blue is my favourite colour, I love this collection for its colours too and because it is very suitable to co-ordinate in those mixed media effects. I thoroughly enjoyed incorporating oxide inks, background stamping, texture pasting, fussy-cutting, paper ripping and cheesecloth tucking techniques in this project!

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To create this layout I followed the steps below:

  1. Create a background using 2 pieces of KAISERCARD IVORY PREMIUM CARDSTOCK cut down to 30.5 x 30.5 cm and randomly stamping the ship’s  wheel from the CLEAR STAMPS – UNCHARTED WATERS COLLECTION in KAISERINK PAD – CHOCOLATE over the layout.
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  2. Use an INKSSENTIALS CRAFT SHEET or baking paper for background inking techniques and a mix of blue Distress Oxide and RANGER DISTRESS INK PADS. Using the oxide inks first, take the darkest and smear it in a line on the craft sheet spray water on top of the ink. Take the ivory card stock and dip it in the watery ink, turn over and dry using a craft heat gun or hair dryer. Apply the rest of the ink and repeat drying. Excess ink can be removed using a wet cloth. Explore the Beach with Uncharted Waters 2
  3. Repeat with each colour, layer over the previous and adding the Distress Ink last
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  4. Tape the two Ivory sheets with home-made background together to create a double sized layout. Cut two 6.5 cm strips of STREAK – UNCHARTED WATERS COLLECTION and adhere to the two short sides of the layout. Cut a 14 cm strip from the bottom of TIDE POOL – UNCHARTED WATERS COLLECTION slowly and gently rip this strip in half diagonally using your hands. Attach one piece to the top left and the other to the bottom right of the layout. Take the left over strip of TIDE POOL – UNCHARTED WATERS COLLECTION and also rip it diagonally and tuck each piece under the other corner pieces to create a layered effect.
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  5. Take HOOK – UNCHARTED WATERS COLLECTION and hand rip different sized pieces. Layer these pieces under the wooden sections on the top and bottom of the layout.
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  6. Fussy cut the two middle ropes from SEA SHORE – UNCHARTED WATERS COLLECTION, cut in half and foam tape next to each other over the two STREAK – UNCHARTED WATERS COLLECTION sections of the layout, ~0.5 cm apart. Take a sheet of CHEESECLOTH GAUZE and colour with KAISERMIST SPRAY INK – GOLD SHIMMER 50ML, allow to dry and then cut into strips to tuck under the ripped layers. Also use this coloured cheesecloth to matt the photos. I have used three 9.5 x 13.4 cm photos and tucked them under the ripped sections.
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  7. Fussy cut the crabs and shells from OCEANIC – UNCHARTED WATERS COLLECTION and embellish layout. Embellish with CURIOS – UNCHARTED WATERS COLLECTION and stickers from the STICKER BOOK – UNCHARTED WATERS COLLECTION
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  8. Transfer the pattern of BUBBLES 6X6 DESIGNER STENCIL onto the wooden sections of the layout using TEXTURE PASTE. Further embellish layout with more stickers from the STICKER BOOK – UNCHARTED WATERS COLLECTION and COLLECTABLES – UNCHARTED WATERS COLLECTION.
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I hope you have enjoyed reading this post and full instructions to recreate this mixed media, double layout.

Happy Scrapbooking!

Xx Roxii xX

Living a Creative Life

Hello Everyone,

Today I am sharing a layout that I have created using Kaisercraft’s CRAFTERNOON Collection. I was excited to use this collection! I think it is very versatile and it just perfect to capture and record those creative memories, especially for those photos that are a little more difficult to use with “just any collection”. For this layout I have decided to focus on the greens in this collection which coordinate with the green that I have highlighted in my black and white photo. I really wanted to use this collection to scrapbook this photo of my best friend because she opened my eyes to the world of scrapbooking, before I was only a card maker! I was able to easily use the doily patterns, a lace side punch and paper blooms to make this layout quite elegant to match the photo. This highlights the versatility of this collection.

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To create this layout I followed the steps below:

  1. Trim CUT AND PASTE – CRAFTERNOON COLLECTION to 30.5 x 30.5 cm. Using TEXTURE PASTE transfer the pattern from QUILTED 6X6 DESIGNER STENCIL 1.5 cm from the left-hand side and 4 cm from the right-hand side.
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  2. Cut the top of EMBROIDERY – CRAFTERNOON COLLECTION at 15 x 30.5 cm and punch both long sides with a decorative punch or border die cut. Stitch from the top to the bottom at ~ 0.5 cm from the punched pattern, on both sides, and one line down the centre in a dark green thread.
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  3. Cut a strip of KAISERCARD ANCHOR WEAVE CARDSTOCK 19 x 30.5 cm and another two 3 cm x 30.5, punch the two long sides of the large piece and one side of the thinner pieces with a decorative punch or border die cut. Attach this strip ~4 cm from the left-hand side of the layout.
  4. Cut the the grey, white and green rulers from MEASURED – CRAFTERNOON COLLECTION, and the bottom strips from BACK STITCH – CRAFTERNOON COLLECTION and DIY – CRAFTERNOON COLLECTION20191104_183024
  5. Ink all strips with KAISERINK PAD – SMOKE and an ink blending tool. Layer the strips onto the largest piece of Anchor Cardstock and foam tape ~4.5 cm from the left-hand side of the Cut and Paste background. 20191104_182836
  6. Fussy cut the light green and dark green doilies from CROCHET – CRAFTERNOON COLLECTION and from the PAPER PAD – CRAFTERNOON COLLECTION. Ink all strips with KAISERINK PAD – SMOKE and an ink blending tool. Layer the doilies in the top left and bottom right corners of the layout.20191104_183256
  7. Take a photo (8.6 x 12.6 cm) and frame with a piece of KAISERCARD ANCHOR WEAVE CARDSTOCK (10.6 x 14.6 cm). Attach framed photo to the middle of the layered section and embellish with more doilies and COLLECTABLES – CRAFTERNOON COLLECTION.20191104_183446
  8. Further embellish with CURIOS – CRAFTERNOON COLLECTIONMINI PAPER BLOOMS – SEA BREEZEPAPER BLOOMS – COCONUTRHINESTONES – ISLAND LAGOON and splatters of KAISERMIST SPRAY INK – BLACK 50ML.

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I hope you have enjoyed reading this post and full instructions to recreate this layout.

Happy Scrapbooking!

Xx Roxii xX

 

 

Creative Happiness

Hello Everyone,

Today I am sharing a layout that I have created using Kaisercraft’s CRAFTERNOON Collection. I was excited to use this collection! I think it is very versatile and it just perfect to capture and record those creative memories, especially for those photos that are a little more difficult to use with “just any collection”. The photo I have used in this layout is the perfect example, it shows a gorgeous creative moment between an cheeky uncle and his sweet niece. I was able to easily use a more mixed media style for this photo which also complements the busy patterned background paper. The CRAFTERNOON Collection incorporates a great mix of colours, again making it very versatile, and for this layout I have chosen to focus mainly on a peachy orange colour and black to perfectly contrast it.

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To create this layout I have followed the instructions below:

  1. Cut DECOUPAGE – CRAFTERNOON COLLECTION to 27 x 27 cm. Randomly stamp CLEAR TEXTURE STAMP – GRID in KAISERINK PAD – LICORICE to the middle of the background. Using KAISERCOLOUR PAINT – BLACK 75ML and a wide paint brush randomly paint the middle of the background leaving some of the stamping visible. Distress the edges of the paper using a PAPER DISTRESSER.    20191027_173921
  2. Cut KAISERCARD INK WEAVE CARDSTOCK to 30.5 x 30.5 cm. Stitch a frame in peach coloured thread at ~1.5 cm in from the edge. Colour some TEXTURE PASTE with KAISERCOLOUR PAINT – ORANGE 75ML and transfer through a “Paint Splatter” Stencil (or any of your choice) onto the middle of your layout. Use MOUNTING FOAM TAPE to attach the main background of your layout onto the Ink Cardstock.20191027_173825
  3. Take a 10 x 14 cm photo and frame with 11.5 x 15.5 cm piece of KAISERCARD INK WEAVE CARDSTOCK. Distress the edges of the paper using a PAPER DISTRESSER. Stitch the frame in peach coloured thread on the edge of the photo. Foam tape photo to the centre of the layout. Embellish the top-right and bottom-left corners of the photo with peach/orange coloured doilies from PAPER PAD – CRAFTERNOON COLLECTION and CROCHET – CRAFTERNOON COLLECTION. Embellish further with COLLECTABLES – CRAFTERNOON COLLECTIONCURIOS – CRAFTERNOON COLLECTION and peach coloured twine. Take the bottom strip from EMBROIDERY – CRAFTERNOON COLLECTION, trim to 27 cm and distress the edges of the paper using a PAPER DISTRESSER. Attach this strip to a strip of KAISERCARD INK WEAVE CARDSTOCK with dimensions of 1.3 x 27 cm, that has been distressed. Foam tape these combined strips to a peach colour ruler from MEASURED – CRAFTERNOON COLLECTION which has been trimmed to 27 cm and distressed. Attach this combined strip ~0.5 cm from the bottom of the coloured background.  20191027_173710
  4. Embellish the layout with RHINESTONES – BLACK and add some light splattering of KAISERMIST SPRAY INK – BLACK 50ML to the layout.

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I hope you have enjoyed reading this post and full instructions to recreate this layout.

Happy Scrapbooking!

Xx Roxii xX

 

The Australian Christmas Spirit

Hi Everyone,

Today I would like to share a layout that I created using the UNDER THE GUM LEAVES Collection by Kaisercraft. This collection really inspired to hunt down some “Old Aussie Christmas” photo’s from my childhood. This one contains a photo from a Christmas Party where my mum are engaging in the true Christmas spirit of dressing up. For this layout I have gone for something a little more elegant and focused on the gorgeous gum leaves, using them to create a lovely curtain for my photo to sit under. The deep red and black in this layout with the touches of gold throughout compliment
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To create this Layout I followed the following steps:

  1. Cut KAISERCARD SPEARMINT WEAVE CARDSTOCK to 28 x 28 cm and stamped it with the CLEAR TEXTURE STAMP – PAINT SPLATTER in KAISERINK PAD – FOREST. Ink edges directly with the KAISERINK PAD – FOREST.20190912_220757
  2. Cut KAISERCARD MAROON PREMIUM CARDSTOCK to 27 x 27 cm, and ink edges with KAISERINK PAD – GOLD PIGMENT. Cut out the centre to use around the photo later. Attach to the frame to the middle of prepared KAISERCARD SPEARMINT WEAVE CARDSTOCK.
  3. Cut WATTLE – UNDER THE GUM LEAVES COLLECTION (reverse) to 26 x 26 cm, ink edges with KAISERINK PAD – GOLD PIGMENT and attach to the middle of KAISERCARD MAROON PREMIUM CARDSTOCK.
  4. Using a paint brush, splatter KAISERMIST SPRAY INK – GOLD SHIMMER 50ML onto layout.
  5. Cut KAISERCARD INK WEAVE CARDSTOCK to 30.5 x 30.5 cm. Ink edges with KAISERINK PAD – GOLD PIGMENT and splatter with KAISERMIST SPRAY INK – GOLD SHIMMER 50ML.
  6. Attach the Wattle-Maroon-Spearmint layered piece to the centre of the KAISERCARD INK WEAVE CARDSTOCK using MOUNTING FOAM TAPE or spare thick cardboard and tape.20190919_191622
  7. Fussy cut the leaves and Christmas balls from 2x GUM LEAVES – UNDER THE GUM LEAVES COLLECTION. Additionally, fussy cut some of the leaves from back of the left over too. Layer them on the top and down the sides of the WATTLE – UNDER THE GUM LEAVES COLLECTION part if the layout. 20190919_204719
  8. Cut a photo frame at 12 x17 cm out of the left over KAISERCARD MAROON PREMIUM CARDSTOCK, ink edges in KAISERINK PAD – GOLD PIGMENT and attach in the centre of the layout.
  9. Cut a second photo frame of gold foil from FOIL PAPER PAD – FESTIVE with dimensions of 11 x 16 cm. Attach a photo to the middle andMOUNTING FOAM TAPE the combination to the KAISERCARD MAROON PREMIUM CARDSTOCK frame.20190929_111813
  10. Embellish with the bottom strip fromWATTLE – UNDER THE GUM LEAVES COLLECTION, CURIOS – UNDER THE GUM LEAVES COLLECTION, RHINESTONES – DEEP YELLOW and CLEAR ZIG WINK OF STELLA BRUSH MARKER.
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