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Saturday 21 May 2022

Bloom & Grow

Here is my second layout using the Papermaze Kit for May - lots of soft colours with a variety of themes.

A treasured photo of the girls in my parents' front garden - wish I could remember what it is they are so intent on studying!

From the Kit I used:

Simple Stories - Full Bloom - Simply Spring & Snailed It!
Bazzill Basics: Whirlpool & White
1/3 sheet foam stickers

From my stash I used:
Vicki Boutin Stencil from the Fernwood Bountiful set
Dried Marigold & Forest Moss Distress Ink
Tim Holtz Wildflower Stems #1 Thinlits die set 

That's all for today, I'll be back with two more layout soon.
Thanks for looking.
Lynn x

Friday 20 May 2022

Sweet Baby Girl

Here is my first layout using the new Papermaze Kit for May. To go with this pretty lacy paper I chose a black and white version of this photograph of my baby daughter - Emily.

From the kit I used:
Pinkfresh Studio - Happy Heart - New Beginning

Bazzill Basics:
Date Swirl 

From my stash I used:
Worn Lipstick Distress Ink
glittery foam alphabet stickers
flat backed pearls
Nuvo Glitter Drops in Silver Moondust
Nuvo Crystal Drops in Gloss Simply White



Back with a second layout tomorrow,
Thanks for looking
Lynn x

Thursday 19 May 2022

Walt and Minnie

Another DAF challenge, this one is Adam's Grab 9
Wood Veneer - stars
Stencil - stars and Distress Ink
Nuvo Drops - yellow, red and gold
Branding Strips - from Simple Stories
Washi Tape - 4 types
Metallics - photo corners
Tags - which are also stickers
Chipboard - Making Magic speech bubble
Stickers - Tags, stars and alphas


Thanks for looking
Lynn x

Thursday 5 May 2022

Spring, Spring, Spring...

My last layout from the April Papermaze Kit. Spring, Spring, Spring ... - A layout for my daughters' dance album, showing them dressed for a dance school show.

From the kit I used:

Bazzill Basics Cardstock: African Daisy, Coral Cream, Nixon, Stonewash & Limeade
& White
Echo Park - My Favorite Easter - Picking Plaid
Lawn Fawn - Watercolor Wishes - Larimar
9" washi tape
Easter stickers
strip of enamel dots
5 Perspex domes

Rosie's Studio Puffy Stickers

From my stash I used:
Distress Oxide Inks
Sizzix Thinlits Varsity alphanumeric set
gems and pearls
I used a sketch from Pagemaps



This concludes my layouts from the April Kit, I will be back soon with mew layouts from the May Kit.
Thanks for looking
Lynn x

Wednesday 4 May 2022

Just Pottering

Part 2 of the April Papermaze Kit is now on the blog, full of pretty pastel papers, cardstock and embellishments for spring and Easter themed layouts. This is my third layout from this kit.

A selection of photos of my children playing with the terracotta pots on the porch, in newly knitted Aran jackets made for them by Aunty Marmite!

From the kit I used:

P13 - Hello Spring - #06
Bazzill Basics Cardstock:
Coral Cream, Nixon & Limeade

From my stash I used:
Wreath die
paper flowers
'Handmade' Sizzix BigzXL die
Pinkfresh Studio Puffy Alpha Stickers (Happy Blooms)
Mowed Lawn Distress Ink
sketch Bella BLVD


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

Sunday 1 May 2022


 Lisa's sketch challenge on the DAF  Facebook group page.

 The challenge is:
* Create a layout inspired by the sketch
* Use at least 2 patterned papers
* Use at least 5 DAF flair
* Go as "more as more" as you dare.

 This photo shaow Andrew when we were visiting Tresco Gardens.

I used:

Paper Addicts - Tropical Bliss 12" x 12" paper pad
Sizzix Bigz dies
Sizzix Alphanumerics Thinlits die set
Bazzill Cardstock
American Craft Thickers
DAF flair


Thanks for looking
Lynn x