Monday, November 13, 2017

Scrapbook Fantasies Spring Retreat- Kaisercraft 'mint wishes'- scraping my Asia holiday

Scrapbook Fantasies Spring retreat provided us with absolutely beautiful paper from KaiserCraft's Mint Wishes which is a Christmas range but I chose to do photos of my family holiday to Asia because I loved all the soft greens, blues and browns in the paper and my photos. 

This is my page from Alicia Redshaw's class. I loved Cambodia, so unique. 

Here is the page I designed to mirror the class page as I love double layouts in my holiday albums. I love the embossed title and flamingo wood piece. 

Here is my creation of Alicia Redshaw's other class page from the retreat. El and I were a bit snobbish at the Asian food and took every opportunity to enjoy western food, looking back I get this was a bit unusual. 

Here is the page I designed and created to compliment the retreat page (I was terrified being on the elephant). 

As we always get so much extra paper I decided to continue scrapping my Asia holiday in the KaiserCrafr Mint Wishes collection. Here are my two pages from Bangkok. I loved playing with the circles and different shades of green. 

The last two pages I created were out of my comfort zone with lots of flicking, embossing layering of paper and did cuts and flowers, but I am really happy I took on the challenge I set myself and am extremely pleased with the result. 

Thanks for visiting :) 

Saturday, October 28, 2017

Wedding present- handmade album - KaiserCraft 

I bought a KaiserCraft mini album and set about making an album as a wedding present for my friend. It's been a long time since I have posted on my blog as I have not found much time to scrapbook over the last few months, but I have slowly been working on this project. I've really enjoyed creating it. There is a mixture of space for her to put 6x4 and 5x7 photos and spots for her to journal special memories from her day. Here is the result.  

Friday, May 26, 2017

Sunday, May 21, 2017

May- Lindy's Stamp Gang Colour Challenge- 'Love'

I loved the colour palate for this challenge. I chose a photo of my formal as the colour of my dress went beautifully. I was recently at my mums going through some photos and found this photo of my grandma and I on my formal night that I didn't realised existed, a pleasant surprise. I picked four papers and three Lindy's Stamp Gang mists; Merry Go Round GreenTilt a Wheel Teal and French Lilac Violet. I used a left over plastic packet from die cuts, sprayed the mist and water the rubbed it on my page, this gave a nice smooth water colour effect, then of course some flicking. I also used the mist to colour my title and flowers. Here is the result. 

Here is the challenge from Lindy's Stamp Gang May Colour Challenge

May- Scrap Our Stash- 'Bon Vogage' 

At Scrapbook Fantasies Autumn retreat my friend Joanna (Mad Cook Creates) gave myself and two friends a pack of old papers and challenged me to create a page using only what was in the pack and mist. I have used the paper to complete Scrap Our Stash Tic Tac Toe Stash Challenge. I chose; journal card, the colour yellow, and 3+ patterned paper. I put what I'd learnt in the morning class in action straight away, creating mini embelishments for my page. Here is my page featuring a photo of my mum thirty years ago, love the glasses ;) 

With the same paper pack Joanne (Mad Cook Creates) myself and our two friends came up with very different pages and I love them all. I absolutely love hanging out and creating with such amazing and talented friends. 

Here is Joanne's page. Hope over to her blog Mad Cook Creates to see more of her awesome work. 

Here is Amber's page...

Here is Julie's page...

Here is the Scrap Our Stash Tic Tac Toe board for more ideas to inspire you.  

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Scrapbook Fantasies Autumn Retreat Class

Scrapbook Fantasies Saturday Retreat Class was out of the norm, creating mini embelishments to use on pages, cards or gift tags. I was aprehensive at first but by the end I was creating my own designs and enjoying myself. Here are my minis... 

Here are Alicia Redshaw's minis...

Scrapbook Fantasies Autumn Retreat Class

Love love love Scrapbook Fantasies Retreat, creative energy, fabulous friends and good food. The ladies started at 9am Friday, I joined them at 4pm when I finished work. Alicia Redshaw's class was absolutely stunning. I used a photo of my grandmas wedding. Here is my page (lots and lots of fussy cutting). 

Here are some close ups.

Here is Alicia Redshaw's page.