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Thursday 20 August 2020

Live, Love, Laugh

Here is my second DT layout using the August Papermaze Kit

Live, Love, Laugh - This layout features a photo I cherish of George and Catherine laughing at the end of the wedding ceremony last year.
For full details of how the layout was made please see the Papermaze Blog - Scrap, Paper, Scissors.

From the kit I used:
Simple Stories - Simple Vintage Garden District - You Can Fly
Heidi Swapp - Art Walk - Water Walk
Bazzill Basics Cardstock - Fig Swirl and Quartz

From my own stash I used:
Distress Ink.

I have more from this kit in a few weeks.
Thanks for looking
Lynn x

Wednesday 19 August 2020

Happisburgh Lighthouse

Here is the first layout I have made for the Papermaze Design Team with the summery August Kit. These kits are proving very popular so pop over to the shop if you want to order one for yourself. For full details of how the layout was made and the items from the kit used, please look on the Papermaze website - Scrap, Paper, Scissors.

Happisburgh Lighthouse - We travelled to Norfolk at the end of July to source some architectral salvage items for the house and followed the coast road on the way home. Coming across the stunning Happisburgh Lighthouse we were disappointed not to be able to visit it due to Covid 19 restrictions, but at least we could take some photos from the outside.

From the kit I have used:

Simple Stories - Simple Vintage Costal - Beach Vibes
Bazzill Basics Cardstock - Whirlpool

From my stash I used:
Sizzix Bigz Die - Steampunk Parts
Copper and verdigris embossing powder
Tiny shells
Dew drops
White twine
Baker's Twine.

That's all for today, I have a second layout to share tomorrow.
Thanks for looking
Lynn x

Thursday 13 August 2020


 Another challenge layout - this one was to use flowers. I made this for my daughter Catherine's wedding album, and it features her and Emily, bride and maid of honor. 

I used some old papers from my stash:
Bo Bunny Soiree - Boutique
Kaisercraft - OX - Cuddles
Basic Grey - Lucille - Element Stickers
Crafter's Companion Banner  and flower dies
Martha Stewart Frond Punch and PATP hearts punch
Sizzix Tim Holtz Thinlits die set Alphanumeric - Label
Distress Inks.

Thanks for looking
Lynn x

Wednesday 12 August 2020

60th Birthday

 Here is a layout recording my 60th birthday in lockdown. We had so much planned, including my daughters were taking me for a week away. However friends and family arranged zoom meetings, sent, cards, gifts and flowers. I had a crafty afternoon with my girls via zoom. In the evening the family all ordered take away and we ate together via Zoom, followed by playing 'The 60th Birthday Quiz', a game found by Catherine. So all in all a good day and I still have the holiday and get-together's to look forward to in the future.

I used:

Cocoa Vanilla Studios - Legendary - Wild One, Epic Tales and Off Beat
Tonic Studios Date Creator Die Set
Tim Holtz, Sizzix Thinlits Shadow Upper Alpha Die Set
Distress Inks

Thanks for looking
Lynn x

Tuesday 11 August 2020

Platform 9 3/4

 This layout was made for the Bramford Facebook on line challenge weekend - Challenge #1 - Scraplift.

I chose this photo of my daughter Emily at the Harry Potter Studios, on the weekend of her Hen Do in September 2017.

The papers and elements are cut from the Echo Park Witches and Wizards collection.
The title is made from foam Thickers
The suitcases are from Tim Holtz Baggage Claim Bigz Sizzix die
The cardstock are all scraps of Bazzill and a little gold metallic
All inked with Gathered Twigs Distress Ink.
The layout for scraplifting was by Janinna:

Thanks for looking
Lynn x

Tuesday 4 August 2020

Dream Come True

Today I have the last of my layouts using the July Papermaze kit.

For full details of how the layout was made and the kit please see my post on the Papermaze Blog.

My daughter and son-in-law love to travel and for their honeymoon a year ago they travelled to their dream destination - Bali. So here is a photo of them relaxing in this beautiful destination.

From the kit I used:

Pink Paislee - Bloom Street collection - #19.
Wooden Feathers
Pansy Bazzill

From my stash I used:
Distress Inks
Embroidery floss
Iridescent beads
Distress Paints
Large Gem

That's all for the July kit, and I'm now working on the August kit and with be back with this in a few weeks.
Thanks for looking
Lynn x

Monday 3 August 2020

Primary Grade Ballet

This is my third layout using the sunny July Papermaze kit. I have been having fun with chipboard elements.

For full details of how the layout was made and the kit please see my post on the Papermaze Blog.

The photo for this layout shows my girls ready to face their first ballet exam, back in 1999.

From the kit I used:
Ocean Breeze, Chiffon, Tutu Pink and
Purple Palisades Bazzill
Fancy Pants Design - Cherry on Top collection - Flavour Burst
Washi Tape
Chipboard Butterflies

Pinkfresh acetate ephemera

From my stash I used:
Distress Ink Pads
Pink seam binding ribbon
Chipboard Alpha Thickers
Sizzix Small Tattered Florals Thinlits die set
Pearls and gems

That's all for today, back tomorrow with the last layout using this kit.
Thanks for looking
Lynn x