Thursday, February 28, 2013

Photographic Friendship - Scrap it with a Song DT Pop Gals

It's February and they're in the mood for love over at Scrap It With a Song. They've got a whole month of romantic tunes to add to the playlist and spark some creativity in your scrapbook. 

This weeks song is Prince's - Purple Rain

Here is what I a made of it!
I have to admit I struggled with the song this week.  I found it hard to find lyrics that I could use.
I eventually decided to use the word 'Friendship' as used various photos of my gorgeous grandson which have been waiting to be scrapped and called it 'Photographic Friendship'.

I decided to go with a small lettered title as I generally use large alphas for my title

Close Ups


My grandson has had a relationship from the camera from the day he was born, mainly thanks to myself being 'enamoured' with him.  I have a whole host of photographs of him waiting to scrap because I cannot help taking snaps of him.

I also used a colour challenge for Color Stories Inspiration no: #60 - see details below
I used the following:
Evidence: Big Flower, Hearts, Layers, Add Icing (sparkly brad & sparkly houndstooth paper)
Testimony: Add hearts to your journaling spot

Products used:

Echo Park - For the Record 2
Patterned Paper - Lazy Daisy
Patterned Paper - Notions 
Element Stickers - Journaling Spo/Take Lots of Photos/You are Special to Me
Alpha Stickers  - Flower Tag/Orange and White mini alphas

My Minds Eye - Laundry Line - Natural Strength Houndstooth Paper
Imaginisce - Out on a Whim - Steel Magnolias Metal Flower
Dovecraft - Small Heart Punch
Impress - Dye Inkpad - Chocolate
Sugarloaf/Whispers Pen - Brown
Dulux Colour Card 
American Crafts - Chipboard Arrow
Prima Heart Stamp
Making Memories Green Sparkly Brad
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Saturday, February 23, 2013

Lovely Time - Mulitiple Challenges

This is a layout I created using the following challenges:
 I used: Frames and Distressing as evidence and frame your story as testimony
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Childs Play Challenges - Art Supply Challenge - Doilies
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Clear it Out Tuesday - Use two or more ribbons on your project
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Frosted Designs - Use bold colours and bold patterns on a card, layout or project
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Scrapbook Challenges - Challenge 331
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Additional Photos:

 I painted the tree (but not to carfully) as I knew I was going to heat emboss over the top it.  I used La Blanche & Ranger Dylusions stamps to add texture to the trunk and green part of the tree.
 I used a Glitz transparancy as a frame and had yellow lace ribbon just peeking out of the back it.
Ranger Liquid Pearls was dotted on Maya Road blossoms.
Distressed edges of cardstock then rubbed gold paint dabber on edges, I also dabbed onto red alphas to distress.

I used the following products to put my layout together:
Bazzill Bling cardstock - White
Doilies (Lakeland I think)
Maya Road Sheer Collection - Blossoms - Black
Tanda Creative - Mini Birds Grab Bag/Tree
Clear embossing powder
American Crafts - Thickers - Delight - Red
Tsuikineko - Veramark Stamp Pad
Ranger - Liquid Pearls - Daffodil
Ranger - Liquid Pearls - Ruby Red
Adirondack - Acrylic Paint Dabber - Gold
Cosmic Shimmer - Shimmer Mist - Lava Red
Tattered Angels - Glimmer Mist - Pink Bubblegum
Tattered Angels - Glimmer Mist - Slate
Ranger Dylusions Stamps - Background Love - Swirls
La Blanche - Foam Stamp
Tim Holtz - Grungeboard - Harlequin
Glitz Transparency
2 different types of ribbon
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Thursday, February 14, 2013

Head Over Hills - Scrap it with a Song

It's February and they're in the mood for love over at Scrap It With a Song. They've got a whole month of romantic tunes to add to the playlist and spark some creativity in your scrapbook. 
The third offering this month is Head over Heels by Tear for Fears.
  
I used the lyrics 'head over heels' and changed it to 'head over hills' as the photo is of my husband and myself on our first wild-camp on a hill called Yeavering Bell in Northumberland.

See what I created below



Head over Hills
I stamped (Ranger - Dylusions - Background Love - Swirls Stamp) onto bazzill basics cardstock with Versamark ink and used clear embossing powder then inked around the edges.
There are hearts all over this layout.


I also used the following colour challenge from Colors Stories Inspiration #57
  
For Evidence I used:      hearts, flower, birds, solid background, die cuts, fabric brad & border punch.7

For Testimony I used:    Add hearts to your journaling spot, Inspiration words - Soar, Love, Reflect.

For the layout I used the following products:

Martha Stewart - Scroll heart deep edge paper punch
Tim Holtz- Distress Ink - Worn Lipstick
Heat it Up Embossing Powder - Clear
Inkssentials - Glossy Accents
Versa Mark - Watermark Stamp Pad
Tonic Studios - Heart Punch
Ranger - Dylusions - Background Love - Swirls Stamp
Cricut Cartridge - George & Basic Shapes - Flowers
Fabric Brad
Bazzill Basics - Peach Cardstock
Hobby House - Heart Pin
Doodlebug Designs - Bouquet Impressions cardstock
Craft Stamper - Free Heart Stamp
X-cut Alphabet Die - Abracadabra
Prima - Bold O'lay - Fly Away Clear Stamps - Spotty Corners/Bird
Hobby House - Elegant Heart Pins
Color Stories Inspiration - Cordinates - #58
Marianne Design Creatables Die - Decorative Hearts
Fancy Pants - Photo Fun Biggest Board Chipboard - Big Heart
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Friday, February 1, 2013

Christmas Cheer - Colour Stories Inspiration #56

This is the second layout I have done for Colour Stories Inspiration #56

When I was selecting photos for the colour challenge I couldnt choose between the two so I scrapped the one of my grandson playing with my camera for the Scrap it with a Song design team challenge. Find it here

The photograph for my second layout I used is of my son and was taken when he was about 4.  I think the black and white photo really stands out against the colourful background.  He looks so sweet (shame they don't stay that way)

A closer view on some of the details:
I used my Cricut to cut these letter tags out.
I made a little envelope out of vellum


Evidence:  Dashed Lines, String, Dangle Something
Testimony: Translucent Story Holder

I used the following products for this layout:

MME - So Sophie - Anything for You - Reliable Red Paper
Windsor & Newton  - Gesso
Quick Quotes - Clips & Tags - Irresistable - Cherish Tag
Range Ink - Jet Black
Tsuikineko - Dew Drop - Brilliance Ink Pad - Pearlescent Sky Blue
Vellum
MME Tag Embellie - You have such a Boyish Charm'
Scrap Cardstock - for letter tags
Bakers Twine
Tag - unknown
Crafters Companion - Spray & Sparkle - Irridescent
Card Candi - Yellow
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Inspiration

It's funny when inspiration strikes you, normally when you arent looking for it. 

I just thought I'd share this with you.

We were watching TV, I am pretty sure it was the alibi channel and the adverts came in followed by programne promos. 

Then this image come up and I got my husband to pause it to take a photo of it.
As soon as I saw it I thought that would be cool to use on a layout.  

So I am going to use this idea soon and I will upload the result....so stay tuned.

Bye for now

Lynn x