Paradise with Sunkissed

Hello, Karen here with another layout using the amazingly fun and colourful Sunkissed range for which I had the perfect photo of Gracia from a few years ago. 

With the lockdown in progress I found I had loads of time on my hands for some fussy cutting and this range provides ample opportunity for this.  So I settled down to watch a film and fussy cut all the elements from Pina Colada, Pineapple Sour and Tutti Fruitti. Although, I knew I wouldn’t use all of these on one layout I would have them prepared for future projects.

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I started this layout with a piece of Lime Weave Kaisercard and onto this I added a piece of Long Island paper which I had trimmed .25in from the bottom and right. I then added a sheet of green polka dot paper from the 6.5 x 6.5 paper pad. Next I fussy cut the flower borders from a piece of paper from the  6.5 x 6.5 paper pad which matched the Long Island paper and added this to the left of the polka dot paper.

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To the right and left of my page I added some of my fussy cut elements along with some pieces from the Collectables pack.

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Next I used the Clear Stamps  and black ink to stamp some additional butterflies onto the pineapple paper from the 6.5 x 6.5 paper pad and fussy cut these out too.

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They were then tucked in and around my two large clusters on either side of my page.

To finish my page I added the word Paradise and and two phrases – from the Collectables pack and a ticket from the 6.5 x 6.5 paper pad .

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The final touch was to add the wording from the branding strip of the Pineapple Sour paper.

Hope you all stay safe and are able to take your mind of things with a little crafting

Karen xxx

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Gorgeous Cards for a Good Cause- Four layered cards using Native Breeze by Kaisercraft

Hi Everyone,

Today I would like to share with you a set of four cards that I have created using the NATIVE BREEZE Collection by Kaisercraft. This collection features some of the beautiful flora found in Australia and I have focused on these beautiful flowers for this set of cards.

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To create this set of cards I have followed the steps below:

  1. Take 4 pre-cut cards with dimensions of 10.2 x 15.4 cm and ink the edges with an Ink Blending Tool KAISERINK PAD – FLAMINGO. Stamp the CLEAR TEXTURE STAMP – PAINT SPLATTER on the bottom and right side of all four cards in KAISERINK PAD – FLAMINGO.MIDT2020-02 Native Breeze by Kaisercraft - Four Layered Cards Picture 2
  2. Cut four pieces of KAISERCARD INK WEAVE CARDSTOCK to 10.2 x 15.4 cm. Punch the bottom and right side of all four pieces using the Martha Stewart Scallop Lace Corner and Border Punches (or any other one you have will also work perfectly). Adhere punched pieces to the top let corner of each card.MIDT2020-02 Native Breeze by Kaisercraft - Four Layered Cards Picture 3
  3. Cut two pieces of FLAMINGO GLITTER CARDSTOCK and STEEL GLITTER CARDSTOCK to  8.6 x13.3 cm. Ink edges in KAISERINK PAD – FLAMINGO and adhere to the centre of the punched pieces.
  4. Take the black flower sheet and the white flower sheet from the PAPER PAD – NATIVE BREEZE COLLECTION and cut each into 2 pieces with dimensions of 8.2 x 13 cm. ink the edges in KAISERINK PAD – FLAMINGO and adhere using foam tape or spare cardboard to to centre of the glitter cardstock on each card.MIDT2020-02 Native Breeze by Kaisercraft - Four Layered Cards Picture 4
  5. Fussy cut the flowers from BANKSIA BOUQUET – NATIVE BREEZE COLLECTION and layer onto the cards, using a range of foam tapes, focusing on the bottom right corner. Include some of the COLLECTABLES – NATIVE BREEZE COLLECTION and pop out sentiments from the PAPER PAD – NATIVE BREEZE COLLECTION. I have chosen to frame the sentiments with a small piece of left over glitter cardstock. Embellish with matching rhinestones such as RHINESTONES – SMOKERHINESTONES – LIPPY RED and RHINESTONES – SOFT PINK. For the last step I have used the Glossy Accents by Ranger Inkssentails. MIDT2020-02 Native Breeze by Kaisercraft - Four Layered Cards Picture 6 MIDT2020-02 Native Breeze by Kaisercraft - Four Layered Cards Picture 5
  6. Additionally I have packaged these cards into Cellophane Bags so they are ready to sell to raise money for helping Australia recovery from the nasty bushfires that ravaged a lot of the country over summer. Please don’t hesitate to contact me, or visit my Australian Bushfire Recovery- Card Sale Folder on Facebook, if you would like to help out and purchase one of these gorgeous cards with a good cause Xx.MIDT2020-02 Native Breeze by Kaisercraft - Four Layered Cards Picture 7

I hope you enjoyed viewing these cards and reading all about how to recreate them!

Happy Crafting!

Xx Roxii xX

Galah with Native Breeze by Kaisercraft

Hi everyone,

Today I am sharing a beautiful layout I have created using the NATIVE BREEZE Collection. I have focused on the pinks blacks and teals of this collection to capture the stunning photo I have used. This amazing photo was taken by my very talented Uncle Ray, who has kindly let me use this photo in my work. With this work, supported by Merly Impressions,  I am hoping to raise money to donate to help the wild life recover from the 2019-2020 Bushfires in Australia. A big thanks to Chrissy and Merly Impressions for supporting this fund raising endeavour.

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To create this layout I have followed the steps below:

  1. Take SOUTHERN SKY – NATIVE BREEZE COLLECTION, trim to28 x 28 cm, round the top left hand corner and splatter with KAISERMIST SPRAY INK – NAVY 50ML. Measure 7 cm along the bottom edge and 7 cm down the right edge, draw a line between the two markings and cut along the line. Take your favourite border punch and punch along both sides of your cut. Trim down the small triangle as much as you like, until you reach your desired size.
  2. Ink all edges in KAISERINK PAD – SEA BREEZE and stamp CLEAR STAMP – LATTICE in the bottom left corner using the same ink.
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  3. Stamp CLEAR STAMP – SCRIPT BACKGROUND in KAISERINK PAD – LICORICE along the diagonal edges of Southern Sky paper.
  4. Trim KAISERCARD INK WEAVE CARDSTOCK to 30 x 30 cm and using your favourite border and corner punch set, punch the top and left side of the cardstock.
  5. Trim KAISERCARD THYME WEAVE CARDSTOCK to 30.5 x 30.5 cm and ink the edges in KAISERINK PAD – SEA BREEZE (keep off cut for later). Adhere the punched Ink cardstock the the bottom right corner of the Thyme cardstock. Then adhere Southern Sky paper ~0.5 cm in from the edges of the Ink cardstock.MIDT2020-02 Native Breeze by Kaisercraft - Galah Image 3
  6. Take photo with dimensions of 12.5 x 12.5 cm and frame with a spotty black sheet from PAPER PAD – NATIVE BREEZE COLLECTION. take some of the other sheets from the paper pad and other left over pieces to layer in strips under the right side of the framed photo.
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  7. Take the trimmed Thyme cardstock strip and stamp CLEAR STAMP – LATTICE in KAISERINK PAD – SEA BREEZE. Adhere to the Ink cardstock, in the middle of the diagonal strip, and trim over hangs. Adhere photo to the middle of the layout using MOUNTING FOAM TAPEMIDT2020-02 Native Breeze by Kaisercraft - Galah Image 5
  8. Fussy cut leaves from GUM LEAVES – NATIVE BREEZE COLLECTION and FLOWERING – NATIVE BREEZE COLLECTION and layer on the bottom right of the photo and in the top right of the layout.
  9. Embellish with Open Road flourish pack, RHINESTONES – SOFT PINKCURIOS – NATIVE BREEZE COLLECTION PAPER BLOOMS – FAIRY FLOSS and MINI PAPER BLOOMS – FAIRY FLOSS.
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  10. Additionally, I am planning to sell this layout to raise money for helping Australia recovery from the nasty bushfires that ravaged a lot of the country over summer. If you are interested please contact me at roxiiscraftstudio@gmail.com, via Facebook at roxiiscraftstudio, or at the March Crop where you can also see it in real life. Just a reminder that I am also selling my cards which can be found at Australian Bushfire Recovery- Card Sale on Facebook Xx.

I hope you enjoyed reading all about how I created this beautifully Australian themed layout!

Happy Crafting!

Xx Roxii xX

Gorgeous Cards for a Good Cause- Six Beautiful Bird Cards using Native Breeze by Kaisercraft

Hi Everyone,

Today I would like to share with you a set of six cards that I have created using the NATIVE BREEZE Collection by Kaisercraft. This collection features some of the beautiful birds found in Australia which I have made the focused for this set of cards.MIDT2020-02 Native Breeze by Kaisercraft - Six Bird Cards Picture 1

To create this set of cards I have followed the steps below:

  1. Take 4 pre-cut cards with dimensions of 10.2 x 15.4 cm and ink the edges of half with an Ink Blending Tool and KAISERINK PAD – LICORICE. Ink the other half with KAISERINK PAD – FOREST. Stamp the CLEAR TEXTURE STAMP – PAINT SPLATTER on the top and bottom of all four (horizontal) cards in on the green inked cards, and in KAISERINK PAD – FLAMINGO for the black inked.MIDT2020-02 Native Breeze by Kaisercraft - Six Bird Cards Picture 2
  2. Cut 3 pieces of KAISERCARD INK WEAVE CARDSTOCK to 15.4 x 8.5 cm. Punch the top and bottom sides of all four pieces using the Martha Stewart Scallop Lace Border Punch (or any other one you have will also work perfectly). Adhere punched pieces to the centre of the black inked cards using foam tap or left over card board.
  3. Repeat step 2 with KAISERCARD JUNGLE WEAVE CARDSTOCK and adhere to the green inked cards.
  4. Take the red sheet and the small white flower sheet from the PAPER PAD – NATIVE BREEZE COLLECTION and cut each into 3 pieces with dimensions of 15.3 x 5.5 cm (6 in total). Ink the edges in KAISERINK PAD – FLAMINGO and adhere to the centre of the punched strips, the red pieces onto the black and the flowered pieces onto the green.MIDT2020-02 Native Breeze by Kaisercraft - Six Bird Cards Picture 3
  5. Splatter all cards with KAISERMIST SPRAY INK – YELLOW 50ML.Picture2
  6. Fussy cut the birds and flowers from NATIVE FLOCK – NATIVE BREEZE COLLECTION and layer onto the cards.
  7.  Embellish with COLLECTABLES – NATIVE BREEZE COLLECTION, pop out sentiments from the PAPER PAD – NATIVE BREEZE COLLECTION, FLOURISH PACK – NATIVE BREEZE COLLECTION (and any other Australian theme ones you have available) CHEESECLOTH GAUZE, and small flowers like MINI PAPER BLOOMS – COCONUT and MINI PAPER BLOOMS – FAIRY FLOSSMIDT2020-02 Native Breeze by Kaisercraft - Six Bird Cards Picture 4
  8. Additionally, I have packaged these cards into Cellophane Bags so they are ready to sell to raise money for helping Australia recovery from the nasty bushfires that ravaged a lot of the country over summer. Please don’t hesitate to contact me, or visit my Australian Bushfire Recovery- Card Sale on Facebook, if you would like to help out and purchase one of these gorgeous cards with a good cause Xx.Picture1

I hope you enjoyed viewing these cards and reading all about how to recreate them!

Happy Crafting!

Xx Roxii xX

So Blessed with Kaisercraft’s Lily and Moss Collection

Hello Lovely Craft Friends,

The LILY AND MOSS Collection is just perfect for simple, but bold and contrasting layouts such as this one I have created here. I have used a lovely black and white wedding photo as the focus and main colours of this layout. I have then added a flare of pink. I have even slipped in some of my favourite mixed media techniques. Kaisercraft’s LILY AND MOSS Collection is just perfect if you wish to use a black and white photos or if one if your favourite colours is pink!

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To create this lovely layout, I have followed these steps:

  1. Trim CHALKY – LILY AND MOSS COLLECTION to 30.5 x 30.5 cm and stamp in KAISERINK PAD – COTTON CANDY the CLEAR STAMP – LATTICE pattern randomly from the top to the bottom of the left side of the layout and horizontally through the centre.
  2. Apply Tim Holtz Oxide Ink- Black Soot to INKSSENTIALS CRAFT SHEET and spritz with some water. Lay your layout into the liquid in a way that you introduce the black ink to the area you have stamped. It is really nice to see that the black ink takes to the pink ink and adopts the pattern of the stamp in some areas.
  3. After the ink is dry, blend 2 cm edge of KAISERINK PAD – COTTON CANDY on edges of the layout using an ink blending tool and INKSSENTIALS CRAFT SHEET. Followed by a light edge inking in KAISERINK PAD – LICORICEPicture 2- So Blessed Lily and Moss Collection Picture 3- So Blessed Lily and Moss Collection
  4. Mix a little bit of  TEXTURE PASTE and KAISERCOLOUR PAINT – CANDY 75ML, then apply over the black inked parts of your layout, through the TINY TRIANGLES 6X6 DESIGNER STENCILPicture 4- So Blessed Lily and Moss Collection
  5. Take a black and white photo with a white border that measures 11.8 x 8.1 cm. Then mat it with a pink sheet from the PAPER PAD – LILY AND MOSS COLLECTION with dimensions of 8.7 x 12.5 cm. Use MOUNTING FOAM TAPE to adhere matted photo to a piece of KAISERCARD COAL WEAVE CARDSTOCK measuring 9.4 x 13.4 cm. Add another layer with a white and black sheet from the PAPER PAD – LILY AND MOSS COLLECTION with dimensions of 10.5 x 15.3 cm.
  6. Take another pink and a white and black sheet from the PAPER PAD – LILY AND MOSS COLLECTION and trim to 6 x14.5 cm and layer behind the layered photo with one slightly higher and the other slightly lower. Add two strips of punched KAISERCARD COAL WEAVE CARDSTOCK 10 cm long and a few stickers from the STICKER BOOK – LILY AND MOSS COLLECTION. Adhere layered photo to the middle of left side of the page. Picture 5- So Blessed Lily and Moss Collection
  7. Embellish with stickers from the STICKER BOOK – LILY AND MOSS COLLECTIONCOLLECTABLES – LILY AND MOSS COLLECTIONPAPER BLOOMS – COCONUTPAPER BLOOMS – FAIRY FLOSSMINI PAPER BLOOMS – FAIRY FLOSS pulled black thread and RHINESTONES – SOFT PINK.Picture 1- So Blessed Lily and Moss Collection Picture 6- So Blessed Lily and Moss Collection Picture 7- So Blessed Lily and Moss Collection Picture 8- So Blessed Lily and Moss Collection Picture 9- So Blessed Lily and Moss Collection

I hope you have enjoyed reading this post.

Happy Crafting!

Xx Roxii xX

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

“When in Rome” Layout using the Kaisercraft Lily and Moss Collection

Hello Lovely Crafty Friends,

Today I am sharing with you a layered love layout that I have created using Kaisercraft’s LILY AND MOSS Collection. These photos were taken in Rome, in front of the Trevi Fountain, where my boyfriend proposed to me! I originally thought the green colours in the photo’s perfectly suited this collection. However, once I printed the photos they contained too many other colours that did not suit, so I reprinted them in black and white. Therefore, the moral of this story is “Don’t underestimate the power of black and white photos!”. I also found that my engagement ring was not clearly defined in the photo’s so I added small rhinestones to make it “bling”.

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To create this layered layout I have followed the steps below:

  1. Trim KAISERCARD DEW DROP WEAVE CARDSTOCK to 12 x 12 inch and ink the edges using KAISERINK PAD – FOREST and an Ink Blending tool. Stamp in KAISERINK PAD – FOREST the CLEAR TEXTURE STAMP – PAINT SPLATTER, at approximately 1 cm from the top and bottom.Picture 2- When in Rome Lily and Moss Collection
  2. Take PRIMARY – LILY AND MOSS COLLECTION and rip the top and bottom to reach a size of approximately 26.5 cm high. Adhere to the middle of prepared Dew Drop Cardstock.  Rip the top and bottom of FLORA – LILY AND MOSS COLLECTION to approximately 21 cm high. Randomly transfer TEXTURE PASTE through TINY TRIANGLES 6X6 DESIGNER STENCIL along the ripped edges of Flora. Adhere to the middle of the layout. Cut a strip of PINK PLASTER – LILY AND MOSS COLLECTION that is two tiles high and 5 tiles wide, ink the edges using KAISERINK PAD – FOREST and foam tape to the centre of the layout.Picture 3- When in Rome Lily and Moss Collection
  3. Take two strips of  PINK PLASTER – LILY AND MOSS COLLECTION, tuck under the Flora layer and adhere. Take two dark green strips, approximately  1 cm x 12 inch, tuck and foam tape under the large, central strip of Pink Plaster.Picture 4- When in Rome Lily and Moss Collection
  4. Tuck and glue some flourishes from FLOURISH PACK – LILY AND MOSS COLLECTIONCHEESECLOTH GAUZE and CURIOS – LILY AND MOSS COLLECTION, under the layers you have created.
  5. Mat photos (7.2 x 9.6 cm) with the dark green sheet from the PAPER PAD – LILY AND MOSS COLLECTION with dimensions of 8.3 x 10.9 cm. Rip the remaining park of the sheet in half diagonally and tuck under the central Pink plaster layer. Adhere the photos next to each other in the middle of the layout. Picture 5- When in Rome Lily and Moss Collection
  6. Embellish the layout with the STICKER BOOK – LILY AND MOSS COLLECTION, embellishments from the PAPER PAD – LILY AND MOSS COLLECTIONCOLLECTABLES – LILY AND MOSS COLLECTION, wooden flourishes from the FLOURISH PACK – LILY AND MOSS COLLECTIONCHEESECLOTHPAPER BLOOMS – COCONUTMINI PAPER BLOOMS – FAIRY FLOSS and RHINESTONES – ISLAND LAGOONPicture 1- When in Rome Lily and Moss Collection Picture 6- When in Rome Lily and Moss CollectionPicture 7- When in Rome Lily and Moss Collection Picture 8- When in Rome Lily and Moss Collection Picture 9- When in Rome Lily and Moss Collection Picture 10- When in Rome Lily and Moss Collection

I hope you have enjoyed reading this post.

Happy Crafting!

Xx Roxii xX

 

Portugal Adventures 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 example, I have focused on the blue and yellow tones for this layout. I have then further focused on the doors and tiles to compliment my photo and to express my memory of Portugal as you will find many intricate tiles and beautiful doors during an adventure there.

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To create this layout I have followed the steps below:

  1. Take CERAMIC TILES (yellow side), trim to 29.5 x 29.5 cm. Using a CRAFT KNIFE, cut 4 sets of 5 tiles from the middle of the reverse side. Apply TEXTURE PASTE to the yellow side of the page, in the middle of of each side, through the ORNATE DAMASK 6X6 DESIGNER STENCIL.
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  2. Use KAISERINK PAD – DENIM to stamp CLEAR STAMP – LATTICE on to the prepared CERAMIC TILES background.
  3. Cut KAISERCARD BLUEBERRY WEAVE CARDSTOCK to 12 x12 inch. Adhere prepared CERAMIC TILES to the middle of the cardstock, leaving the bottom right hand corner free to be folded back. Fold back corner and adhere the tip. Slot one of the 5 tile sets under the folded corner and adhere.
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  4. Take photo with dimensions of 10.2 x14 cm and adhere to a yellow sheet from PAPER PAD – GRAND BAZAAR COLLECTION with dimension of 11.3 x 15 cm. Foam tape mounted photo onto a blue patterned sheet, also from PAPER PAD – GRAND BAZAAR COLLECTION, with dimensions of 13 x 16.5 cm. Foam tape to the centre of the layout.
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  5. Cut the blue and yellow doors and patterned sections from DOORWAY – GRAND BAZAAR COLLECTION and the matching sheets from PAPER PAD – GRAND BAZAAR COLLECTION. Layer these around the the photo, trimming them if required. Cut down the 3 left over sets of 5 tiles from Step 1 and layer them around the photo.Portugal Adventures With Grand Bazaar 4
  6. Embellish the layout with COLLECTABLES – GRAND BAZAAR COLLECTIONSTICKER BOOK – GRAND BAZAAR COLLECTION,  MINI PAPER BLOOMS – ICEBERG and  CHEESECLOTH GAUZE.
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Happy Crafting!
Merry Christmas!
Happy New Year! And thank you for your support during 2019!
Xx Roxii xX

My Heart is Full 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 example, I have focused on the blue, red and white for this layout, as it matches the clothing I am wearing in the photo. The pattern of this collection also matches the skirt and the touches of yellow and brown compliment the trees and grass in the background of the photo. I also really like how the large “love” word sticker suits the spots on the Dalmatian puppies that I am expressing loving.

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To create this layout I have followed the steps below:

  1. Take CAREFREE and cut to seperate the 4 different strips. Trim the red and blue strips to 28.5 cm in length. Remove the two similar pages from PAPER PAD – GRAND BAZAAR COLLECTION and also cut into to separate strips. This time trim the of of each of the red and blue strips to 14 cm. Ink the edges of each strip in either DISTRESS INK PAD – AGED MAHOGANY or KAISERINK PAD – DENIM.
  2. Select the larger patterned strip with the the more reddish tones. Using a CRAFT KNIFE, cut along the yellow lines of the “four petal flower” shape, from the left side. Curl the “petals” up. To create a 3d flower, use the knife again on the same pattern on the right. However, this time only cut the tips of the “petals” and curl them up. FOAM TAPE the pre-cut “flower” at a 45 degree angle, in the middle of the one of the right hand side of the strip. My Heart is Full Photo 3
  3. Take the two smaller patterned strips with a blueish tone and use the craft knife to cut the tips of all three “flowers” in both strips. Take the other strips and cut out 6 “flowers” in total and foam tape in the middle of the other ones.
    My Heart is Full Photo 2
  4. Trim KAISERCARD SNOW WEAVE CARDSTOCK to 12 x 12 inches and ink the edges using an ink blending tool and DISTRESS INK PAD – AGED MAHOGANY. Use CLEAR STAMP – LATTICE to stamp the background in DISTRESS INK PAD – AGED MAHOGANY and KAISERINK PAD – DENIM.
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  5. Take the 6 various sizes strips prepared earlier and adhere to your stamped cardstock as shown below:
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  6. Take one red and one blue sheet from the PAPER PAD – GRAND BAZAAR COLLECTION and trim to 10.1 x 15 cm. Use these to frame a photo with dimensions of 9.5 x 14.5 cm
  7. Add mounted photo to the middle of the layout on left hand side. Foam tape the bottom strips from TEXTILES and PERSIAN RUG to the top and bottom of the largest patterned strip. Embellish with COLLECTABLES – GRAND BAZAAR COLLECTIONSTICKER BOOK – GRAND BAZAAR COLLECTIONCURIOS – GRAND BAZAAR COLLECTIONMINI PAPER BLOOMS – ICEBERG and RHINESTONES – YELLOW.
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Happy Crafting!
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Happy New Year!
And thank you for your support during 2019!

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