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Wednesday 20 November 2019

Tiny Bundle of Fluff

Tiny Bundle of Fluff is the second layout I made with the November Papermaze Kit.

I used a photo of our cat when she first arrived at home as a tiny kitten, her ears were as big as her face in those days! I was inspired by the work of Caroline Aston.

From the kit I used:
Rain & Jade Bazzill
American Crafts, Vicki Boutin - Wildflower and Honey collection - Field of Dreams & Vellum Butterflies
Pearl Swirl
Leaves and Flowers

From my stash I used:
Distress Oxide Inks
Gabrielle Pollacco stencil (Mini Complicated Hearts)

tiny roses
American Crafts Thickers Pinkfresh Puffy Alpha Stickers (see the full range in the shop).

Please see full details of this layout on the Scrap, Paper, Scissors Blog. The Kit is available from the shop.

Thanks for looking
Lynn x

Monday 18 November 2019

Butterfly Confetti

Butterfly Confetti is the first page I made using the Papermaze November Kit for the Design Team. It shows Catherine and George's witnesses letting off butterfly confetti cannons after having traditional confetti thrown over them both as they emerged from the ceremony.

From the kit I used:
Pink Paislee - Indigo & Ivy - #12American Crafts, Vicki BoutinWildflower & Honey Printed Vellum
Jade Bazzill
From my own stash:
gold embroidery thread for hand stitching
Pink Fresh Studio Puffy Alpha Stickers (see the full range in the shop).

Please see all the details of the kit and this layout on the Scrap, Paper, Scissors Blog.
The kit and extra Bazzill pack are available in the shop.

Thanks for looking.
Lynn x

Friday 15 November 2019

Pumpkin Patch

I don't often make double layouts, but I had a few photos of Scarlett at Tulley's Farm Picking a pumpkin and some lovely papers from the Pink Paislee - Paige Evans - Truly Grateful collection. The papers complimented the autumn colours as well as Scarlett's pink jacket. 

For the first page I used some Lace Bazzill as a base, and inked the edges with Fossilized Amber Distress Ink. I cut a 9" x 9" square from paper #23, I rounded the corners, inked it with Spiced Marmalade Distress Ink and mounted it onto a piece of Mardi Gras Bazzill. I Cut a strip of the same paper #23, 3" x 12", and mounted this onto more of the Mardi Gras Bazzill, rounding the corners and inking the edges, I placed it across the middle of the layout. I added the 9" square over the top of this.

With another 3" x 4.5" piece of #23 paper, I punched down one side with a Binding Edge punch from EK Success. I used the corner punch on the opposite two sides, Inked the edges and mounted onto more Mardi Gras Bazzill. This was added to the top right of the 9" square. I used a Martha Stewart border punch to make some 'lace' with Petunia Bazzill. This was used to border the side panels. 

The photo was mounted onto a piece of Beeswax Bazzill and added to the bottom left of the 9" square.

Then with scraps of the Bazzill used already, I die cut a lot of leaf fronds with two sets of Sizzix Thinlits from Tim Holtz - Funky Floral #1 and Funky Floral #2. These were arranged around the edges of the layout onto the Lace Bazzill.

I cut letters for the title with the Mardi Gras Bazzill and the Sizzix Bigz Die - Handmade. These letters were coated with Glossy Accents. Tulleys Farm was written with with Pinkfresh Studio Just A Little Lovely - Mini Puffy Alpha Stickers.

For the second page I used another sheet of Lace Bazzill. With a Tim Holtz Layering Stencil,  Distress Inks and a blending tool I inked small hexagons randomly onto the Bazzill. 

I cut some of the hexagons from paper #21 of the Truly Grateful collection, inked them and arranged them onto the layout. Then from paper #06 I cut the top and bottom rows of zig-zags cutting along the scalloped lines. I inked them and added them to the layout.

I decorated the points of the zig-zags with some tiny purple flat-backed pearls. Then I added some pink, mustard, purple and white pearls randomly over the layout.

Finally I die cut more leaf fronds as for the first page, and added then in pairs around the layout.

Thanks for looking.
Lynn x 

Monday 4 November 2019

Love Sweet Love

Welcome to the fourth wedding layout made using the Papermaze October Kit!  This week I'm on the Papermaze blog with this layout showing George and Catherine in a field after the service using the very pretty, romantic kit.

The photo I have used is one of the professional pictures taken by Richard of The Other Day Photography just before the wedding ceremony at Cooling Castle Barn.

The items I used from the kit are:
Kaisercraft - Two Souls Collection - Leafy, Pinkini Bazzill, large pearls, twine, cream buttons.

From my stash I used:  Jet Black Archival Ink, Stitches stamps from 49 & Market, Distress Oxide Inks, Nuvo Crystal Drops, Nuvo Glitter Drops, Tim Holtz Thinlits Shadow Script #1 set, Pink Fresh Studios Tiny Puffy Alpha Stickers.

I have made four layouts with this kit so far and still have all of this left over. Plenty to make another layout or some cards.

Thanks for looking.
Lynn x


Together Forever

Welcome to the third wedding layout of the very pretty, romantic Papermaze October Kit
This layout features
Catherine and George outside the ruins of Cooling Castle. The photo was taken by Richard of The Other Day Photography after the wedding ceremony at Cooling Castle Barn.

Please refer to the Papermaze blog for the details on ho to make the layout.

The kit items used for this kit are:
Cocoa Vanilla Studio - Midnight - Moonlight, Powder Blue Bazzill, 6" x12" Amy Tangerine Flowers Acetate, 1 prima flower, paper flowers, gold mini pearls.
I added from my own stash: doilies, Distress Ink,
Sizzix Tim Holtz Thinlits - Small Tattered Florals set and Handwritten Love set.

Thanks for looking, more to follow.
Lynn x