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Thursday, 21 January 2021

Winter Solstice

Today a new Papermaze Kit for January goes on sale in the Papermaze store.  This month's kit is full of wintery papers and embelishments, however they could be used for other themes too.

Winter Solstice - This photo may appear black and white but is infact in full colour. Lack of light during the winter day time in the north of Iceland, the black volcanic beaches and the snow covered black mountains, create a dramatic effect. 

Please see the Scrap, Paper, Scissors blog for full details of this layout and the kit.

From the kit I used:
Echo Park - Winter Magic collection - 4 x 4 Journalling Cards
Bazzill Cardstock - White,
Date Swirl and Admiral
pinch of sequins

From my stash I used:

Chipped Sapphire Distress Ink

bobble trim

Pear Tree Cutfiles
3D foam squares
Glossy Accents
Nuvo Crystal Drops - Silver Moondust
white and silver glitter foam
Sizzix Thinlits Tim Holtz Alphanumeric Label die set

snowflake stickers

Back tomorrow with another layout using this kit.
Thanks for looking
Lynn x

Monday, 11 January 2021

The Best Brothers

This is a pencil sketch of both my nephews, drawn by my Dad for Christmas 1995. The layout is made for the Bramford Monthly Scrapbooking Crop facebook group. This weekend is a cyber crop and challenge #6 is a minimal scraplift of a layout by Janina.

Here is the original layout by Janina.

I used:
Distress Paint
Making Memories metal photo corners
Basic Grey alphabet stickers
Cocoa Vanilla's Legendary collection - All Star and some other scraps.

Thanks for looking
Lynn x


These photos are all of a cheeky, smiling Scarlett at home back in October. The layout is made for the Bramford Monthly Scrapbooking Crop facebook group. This weekend is a cyber crop and  challenge #2 is a scraplift of a layout by Janina.


Here is Janina's original layout:

I used:
Papers and stickers from Kaisercraft's Indigo Skies collection.
49 and Market stitch stamps
Distress Ink - Chipped Sapphire
Puffy word sticker

Thanks for looking
Lynn x

Sunday, 10 January 2021

Joy, Love, Peace, Believe

This layout is made using a photo of me in front of the Christmas tree, with my prized Brid doll gift. I was about 6 years old. The layout is made for the Bramford Monthly Scrapbooking Crop facebook group. This weekend is a cyber crop and the first challenge was to scraplift a layout by Janina.

This is Janina's original layout.

I used:
Carta Bella - Christmas collection - Poinsettia Pines
Bazzill cardstock
Basic Grey letter Stickers
Puffy Christmas stickers
Foil chipboard stickers

Thanks for looking
Lynn x

Tuesday, 5 January 2021

LEGO Christmas Tree

This is the 12 metre tree that we found at St. Pancras Street Station in December 2011, when I met Emily off the train from Nottingham. She was coming home for Christmas from University.

The layout is for challenge #7 on FTLOPP's Cake Day (6th Birthday) challenge - Carrot Cake. The options are to use triengles and lots of embellieshments.

For this page I used an old sheet of patterned paper, which I think is from a Christmas collection by Simple Stories. The triangles are cut from scraps of a lot of different christmas patterned papers - I used the Tim Holtz Stacked Tiles - Triangles Thinlits dies.

The film strip and photo mat were cut from dark brown Bazzill and I used the Cricut for the film strip. I used some green jute twine for the bunting.

The title and date are created with some old Basic Grey alphabet stickers.

Then I used a lot of gems to decorate the trees!

There is one more challenge in the Cake Day series, and so I may get around to completing that later in the week.

Thanks for looking.
Lynn x

Monday, 4 January 2021

Cute As A Button

For #5 of the Cake Day Challenge over on the FTLOPP facebook group, I scrapped this photo of Scarlett playing with her Great Nanny's buttons. This challenge is called Chocolate Fudge Cake and the options are 'more is more' and to use a favourite stash Item.

I used lots of buttons and stitched them around a heart drawn onto the background paper. My favourite stash item (or one of them), is the use of Baker's Twine.

The papers are from Carta Bella's Sew Lovely collection.

Thanks for looking
Lynn x

Love The Shoes

Here is another layout made for the FTLOPP Cake Day Challenge. This is challenge #8, Cupcakes, and the prompts are to use one small photo and to embellish on the photo.

The photo I chose is one of Catherine's wedding shoes. 

I used a sheet of patterned paper I have had in my stash for a very long time. It's from Creative Imaginations  by Teri Martin. I placed a doily onto the paper, then added the photo after mounting it onto silver card. The photo is raised on 3D foam tape.

A selection of lables and word stickers were selected from some Carta Bella sticker sheets.

The title was made from some American Craft glitter chipboard Thickers and some other glittery letter stickers.

Then I went mad with the gems!

Thanks for looking
Lynn x