Thursday, 19 March 2015

Awesome - All that glitters

This is my first LO for the Kraft Plus challenge! This is the sketch......
And this is my take on it.....
I don't really use glitter very often, especially with my boy's as the subject, but enjoyed this challenge.
I also got the embossing powder out to add another element of sparkle and glitter.
This was fun! 
Till next time- happy scrapping! 

Wednesday, 18 March 2015

Enjoy the little things

Hi there, 
Hope everyone has been having some scrappy good fun since last blog (it's been awhile so I hope ya did).
This layout I'm showing today is one I created for a theme in Scrapbooking Memories mag recently, (didn't quite get the cut tho) but that I really enjoyed creating.
I loved using the mixed media on this one, i used a new stencil that I purchased from flutterbydesigns and used impasto over the stencil, but chose to leave it neutral instead of adding paint to it, so when it dried it would be this....
This way when I flicked some paint and rubbed 
Ink over it, it became a subtle feature rather then 'the' feature. This is such an awesome stencil, I'm going to use it heaps me thinks! I have also chosen to 'frame' a picture as well as the group of photos to bring them together. This idea I think helps draw the eye to what might be the fave photo or just add a bit of extra dimension to a LO.
I think this is something everyone should have a go at. And finally I love my 'cluster' on this LO....
I couldn't help but use a flower (even tho it's one of my boys) but the other embellishments create a more boyish flair. 
I really like this LO and hope you find some inspo from it too.
Till next time....happy scrapping! 

Wednesday, 4 March 2015

Clustering !

Who likes clustering??
I know it was something that made me nervous when it came to choosing the best embellishments.
Finally I think I enjoy it.
I have found the phrase 'less is more' applies even in scrapbooking!
The right 'few' embellies completes a layout without taking away from the photo.
It has taken me many years to realize this but I'm trying to embrace this technique. 
And I'm enjoying it!

Have a go, u will enjoy the clustering element rewarding too.
Till next time, Happy Scrapping. Xx