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Saturday 17 February 2024

Happy Together

My second layout with the romantic new Papermaze Kit for February. This one shows a recent photo sent by my nepher and his girlfriend. The layout is inspired by Paige Evans.

For full details of how the layout was made please see the Papermaze blog.

From the kit I used:
Simple Stories  - Fresh air collection - Fresh Start
Cocoa Vanilla Studio - Happy Days - Little Blossom
Sea Glass Bazzill

From my stash I used:
Cricut
scrap sheet of 12" x 12"
fine lace trim
paper flowers
brads
Punch
Doodlebug Designs Loopy Lou cardstock stickers in Lily White
black marker pen.

 






That's all for today. back with more soon.
Thanks for looking.
Lynn x

Friday 16 February 2024

Always

There is a lovely, romantic new Papermaze Kit for February, available from the store now. I have created four kits using this kit and the first two ar published on the Papermaze blog today. Here is the first of those layouts with an official photo from my daughter's wedding at Cooling Caslte in Kent.

Please see the blog for details of how the layout was made.


From the Kit I used:
 
Simple Stories - Simple Vintage Love Story collection - 2x2/4x4 Elements
Bazzill
Walnut Cream
wooden hearts
water droplet unicorn hearts
exclusive acrylic word

From my stash I used:
Distress Oxide Inks
Cling foam alphabet stamps from Tim Holtz (Idea-ology Type Lower)
49 and Market - Gabi's Stitches Clear Stamp Set
Onyx Black Versafine ink
Gems and water droplets
 






That's all for today. back with more tomorrow.
Thanks for looking.
Lynn x

Saturday 3 February 2024

William Henry Banks

My last layout using the January Papermaze Kit, which is still available in store. This time I have made a pair of heritage layouts, with photos of my Australian ancestors. William Henry Banks 1844 - 1878 - Born in Huntingdon, England and emigrated to Australia. Married and had one child but died at the age of 34.



For full details on how the layouts were made, please see the Papermaze Blog.

From the kit I used:
Simple Stories - Simple Vintage Essentials collection - Limited Edition
Bazzill Basics - Date Swirl
6 Tim Holtz number strips ephemera
Vicki Boutin chipboard frames
chipboard phrases

From my stash I used:
Sewing machine and black thread
Tonic Studio Dies
Idea-ology
Transparent Tiles - Alfa, by Tim Holtz






That completes the January kit, I will be back with the romantic February kit soon.
Thanks for looking.
Lynn x

Friday 2 February 2024

Leathia Pearl Banks

My second pair of layouts using the January Papermaze Kit, are up on the Papermaze Blog today. This time I have used the pretty papers to make a pair of heritage layouts, with photos of my Australian ancestors. Here is the first of the pair. featuring Leathia Pearl Banks - 1886 - 1970. I typed the information I found out about Leathia onto paper and pasted it to the back for the layout, for reference in the future. She was one of 12 children, married and had three children. She lived in New South Wales, Australia.



For full details on how the layout was made, please see the Papermaze Blog.

From the kit I used:
49 and Market - Moonlit Garden collection - Calming & Reflections
Prima flower
Tim Holtz number token
Lace
Simple Stories foam stickers

From my stash I used:
old gardening book
Distress Ink

metal filigree style photo corners
Tonic Studio die set
Glossy Accents
Nuvo Glitter Drops








Back with the last layout tomorrow.
Thanks for looking.
Lynn x

Saturday 20 January 2024

Bridesmaid

Today was the Papermaze Crop and Vanessa designed the crop kit. I used a photo of Catherine at her cousin Heather's wedding. Catherine and Emily were bridesmaids together with Heather's friend Chloe. The wedding was held at the beautiful church of St. Just in Roseland at St. Mawes.



The kit included :
Maggie Holmes - Garden Party collection - Sown
Maggie Holmes - Woodland Grove - Blooming
Bazzill - Tutu Pink & Ivy
Paige Evans - Blooming Wild - #2
Crate Paper - Moonlight Magic - Bright and Brave

To share available at the crop
Nuvo Drops
Distress Oxide Ink
Leaf die

I used some white foam Thickers for the title






Thanks for looking
Lynn x

Welcome to our New Home

My second layout made with the January Papermaze Kit is now available in store. I have created four layouts with this kit of wintery, muted colours. This shows my nephew peeping out of the window of the new house the family have just moved into.



Please see the Papermaze blog for more details of the kit.

From the kit I used:
Pinkfresh Studios - Holiday Dreams collection - Under the Tree
49 and Market - Moonlit Garden collection - Reflections
Bazzill Basics -
Avalanche
Simple Stories foam stickers

From my stash I used:
W
eathered Wood Distress Oxide Spray
Other letter stickers
Baker's Twine
Tim Holtz Idea-ology Mini Plaquette
old key
 







That's all for today, I will be back with a pair of heritage layouts using this kit soon.
Thanks for looking
Lynn x

Friday 19 January 2024

Disney on Ice

My first layout with a new kit for a new year! The January Papermaze Kit is now available in store. I have created four layouts with this kit of wintery, muted colours, here is the first layout, showing my nephew and his family at Disney on Ice at the O2 last month.



Please see the Papermaze blog for more details of the kit.

From the kit I used:

Pinkfresh Studios - Holiday Dreams collection - Under the Tree
Bazzill Basics -
Date Swirl & Avalanche
heart enamel stickers
49 & Market chipboard words.

From my stash I used:
Tim Holtz Layering Stencils THS003 Rays and THS170 Spellbound
Distress Oxide Ink (Weathered Wood, Iced Spruce and Speckled Egg)
Fine black marker pen
Mickey Sketched Head cutfile (Disney Creative Co.) and the Date Swirl Bazzill
Thickers Bonjour glitter chipboard letter stickers
Doodlebug Designs Inc. Alphabet Soup puffy letter stickers in Silver and Mint
Sequins, pearls and gems
Mickey paperclip










That's all for today, I will be back with a another layout tomorrow.
Thanks for looking
Lynn x