Saturday, September 24, 2016

Project Life Week 13 - With Scrapping Clearly!

Today I'm showing you Week 13 for my "Schultz Family 2016" Project Life Album. I've mainly used the Heidi Swapp "Sparkle" project life kit which is available at Scrapping Clearly. I love using kits - they provide a variety of coordinated cards and embellishments which can quickly be incorporated into a variety of layouts.

This project is also my inspiration for the "Bling and Sparkle" Project Life challenge at this weekends Scrapping Clearly Cyber Crop.  Head over to the facebook group here to find out all the details!!

Here is my completed 2 page layout.  
I started by selecting a range of cards and diecuts from the Heidi Swapp "Sparkle" project life kit.  
Then I took a few other cards from the kit and I used some punches (flower, arrow and heart shapes) to create my own customised coordinating embellishments 
Here is a close up of the LHS. I didn't have many photos for this week so it gave me the opportunity to have fun using lots of cards and embellishments from the Heidi Swapp "Sparkle" project life kit. The photos are of our 2 Burmese kittens "CoCo and Hugo" who had just joined our family.
On this card I've added some of the die cut chipboard pieces from the kit and some punched flower shapes.
I decided to "fuse" the sequins into part of the pocket, as is shown here. The Fuse tool is perfect for customising your pocket pages. I use it to alter pages to styles I use more regularly, or to add sequins or other embellishments permanently into the page. It is important to let the tool warm up for at least 10-15 mins before use and I move the tool very slowly across the sheet (usually 2 times). Then check to see if it has properly stuck and if not re-do it.
Here is a close up of the RHS.
A paper clip, date stamp, strips of paper and a punched flower quickly take a white card from plain to glam!
Another strip of paper, punched flowers and wood veneer give this card dimension and sparkle! We all love sparkle!!
Scrapping Clearly products I've used include

Becky Higgins - white project life cards 
Studio Calico wood veneer hearts and arrows  
Heidi Swapp "Sparkle" project life kit 
Becky Higgins project life pocket pages design A 
WRMK Fuse tool 
Pink Paislee Cedar Lane gold feather paper clips 
Heidi Swapp memory planner date stamp 

All of my photos have been printed on an Epson XP-600

Thanks so much for stopping by

Crafty Hugs xx

Monday, September 19, 2016

Believe In Your Dreams - With Imaginarium Designs!

Today I have a scrapbook page to share with you made using lots of gorgeous Imaginarium Designs chipboard.

I've used a photo of Rachael and I and have made a fun mixed media background!
I started with a white sheet of cardstock. I placed a bubble pattern stencil over the cardstock and sprayed teal and navy Colorshine across the page. Then I took another stencil and appplied a Heidi Swapp metallic texture paste (in teal and silver) across the page - after considering photo and embellishment placement.

In the top left corner I added a chipboard embellishment cluster. I coloured all of my chipboard using Tattered Angels glimmer glaze. I love the thick shiny look it gives, and it is applied like nail polish. I cut the "George flourish" in half and placed part at the top of the page and the other half at the bottom.
Imaginarium Designs have a wonderful variety of phrases which are perfect for titles for your scrapbook pages.
I added some coordinating patterned papers behind my photo - these are from the Shimelle Starshine collection. A white paper doilie and flowers are always great ways to soften the look of the page.
I loved how this page turned out - its always fun to experiment with mixed media products!
Imaginarium Designs chipboard I've used includes 

Nats hearts : code IDD0043
Beautiful delightful wonderful: Code IDW0072
Believe in your dreams: Code IDP0176

Denise's George flourish 2: Code IDD0033
Loolabelles chevrons #2: Code IDDL0022
All of my photos have been printed on an Epson XP-600
Thanks so much for stopping by

Crafty Hugs xx