Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Lets get Sketchy Mid Month sketch reveal

The mid month sketch is up on the Lets Get Sketchy blog!

It is a 3 photo sketch designed by Brenshevia, and is a beauty.



The design team have excelled with this sketch - you really must check out the blog.

Here is my layout:


I used some gorgeous Cocoa Vanilla Studios papers and ephemera.

So, what do you think?

Thanks so much for stopping by

Deb xx


Friday, January 12, 2018

Scrap Plezier Reveal

Hello Scrappy Friends

It is reveal day at Scrap Plezier for the monthly Colour Inspiration Challenge
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Wow, wow, wow, wow, wow - is all I can say.  Isnt it just glorious?

And now for my layout:

Why not head on over and check out Cathy''s gorgeous creation, and join in the challenge.

Deb xx


Monday, January 1, 2018

Lets Get Sketchy Jan 1 Reveal

Woohoo - I made the DT at Lets Get Sketchy and the Jan 1 reveal is now live on the blog



You like?


January 1st Sketch Reveal

Happy New Year everyone!  Can you believe we are already in another year?? My how time seems to fly!  LGS is going full color this year and we are starting with the wonderful sketch you see below.  I love the design of this sketch and I hope you will too!  I pray that you all have a happy and prosperous New Year!

Now that you have taken a glance at our wonderful sketch, let see what the talented team members of LGS has for your inspirational pleasure :-).  This week's reveal include inspiration from our newest members, so please show them some love!

 This month's sponsor is the wonderful Creative Embellishments!

Creative Embellishments is a family owned company created by Michael & Nicolle Kramer, a husband & wife team, designing & manufacturing unique, high quality chipboard, wood, rubber stamps & flair products since 2013. We offer fun, inspiring products to add to any project! We are expanding into other product lines such as acrylic & stencil embellishments SOON. We also custom cut for individual orders & have a wholesale store for retailers, kit clubs & classes.

Creative Embellishments is offering this great $30.00 gift certificate to this month's winner! 

 But remember, you can't win if you don't play. 

Thanks so much for stopping by and do take time to play along.  Link up your layouts over in the sidebar by January 30, 2018

When linking your layouts, please make sure it is linked to the specific post your layout is in, not your blog. Also, please make sure you tag us on Instagram @LGSketchy

Thank you for playing along with us today, have a great week!

Scrap Plezier Reveal

Hello Scrappy Friends

I finished 2017 with a layout for Scrap Plezier using an older Kaisercraft Colletion #Me.


And some closeups:



Thanks for dropping in, please let me know what you think :)

Deb xx

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Thursday, December 28, 2017

Sunny Day Crafting

Hello Scrappy Friends

My final project for this term at Sunny Day Crafting is live on the blog.  The challenge this week was Z = Zebra, and I found this gorgeous sticker on a Kaisercraft sticker sheet from an old collection - Party Animals.  He is so cute, I just had to fussy cut him and use him :)





I made a card, a very simple card at that!  I used a Martha Stewart doily as the base, added some stickers, enamel dots and a wood veneer butterfly, and embossed my sentiment with Lindy's Stamp Gang  Purely White embossing powder. 

I want to take this opportunity to thank Janis for having me on the DT at Sunny Day Crafting for this term and urge you all to check out the weekly challenges which are loaded each Wednesday


thanks for stopping by today - please let me know what you think :)

I will be back later in the week with a reveal for Scrap Plezier..

Deb xx
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Saturday, December 23, 2017

Sketches in Thyme #306

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Hello Scrappy Friends

It is reveal day over at Sketches in Thyme for sketch #306, designed by the talented Brenshevia.

Here is the sketch:

and my example:
A simple layout today - just like me!!

Thanks for stopping by today, please let me know what you think :)

Deb xx

Sunday, December 10, 2017

Scrap Plezier Inspired by Colour Challenge

Hello Scrappy Friends

It is reveal day at Scrap Plezier for the monthly Inspired by Colour challenge, and this month is a beauty:








So, how did I go?

Head on over to the blog and enter the challenge!!

Until next time,
Deb xx

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Off the Rails Scrapbooking

Hello Scrappy Friends

I am up with a Art Journal Tutorial on Off the Rails Scrapbooking today, using some pages from an old telephone book!
I have saved our old phonebook from the recyclers as I am tempted to make it into an art journal, but I have yet to make a start on that.  So...in the mean time, I have decided to use some of the pages in my art journal.

I gathered my supplies:  Gel Medium, Dylusions Ink Spray, White Gesso, Hero Arts Black Ink, Hero Arts Rubber stamp - Number Pattern, Crackled Texture Paste, Cosmic Shimmer Sparkle Texture paste and Kaisercraft Script stencil, along with enough torn strips from the phone book to cover the art journal page.



I took the torn strips and glued them onto the page using the Gel Medium.  I then gessoed the page to protect it from the wet medium to come.  I took some more phone book pages and randomly stamped on the edges of those, using a piece of watercolour paper as a craft mat.  I wanted to use the paper to punch some circles, and I wanted the random numbers stamped on the paper.  I then tore the stamped phone book pages into various sized strips, and punched different sized circles from the watercolour paper.







Next I laid the stamped strips vertically and horizontally in the top left and bottom right corners of my journal page, again gluing them down with Gel Medium.  I then added the various sized circles.

When all this was dry, I clamped the Kaisercraft stencil to my page and used the Crackled Texture paste, randomly through the stencil, and then went over that in places with the Sparkle Texture Paste




The fun starts when the texture pastes are dry.  Add your wet medium,  I used Dylusions Ink Spray in Vibrant Turquoise sprayed water to get the ink running.  Continue until you are happy with the result.  When dry, I added some ink splatters and some circles made with the ink spray lid dipped in the ink, and finish off with some word or phrase stickers.








Doesn't the vibrant colour really look great with the crackled and sparkle paste?

The finished project:


Thanks so much for stopping by today.  See you all next time