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Sunday 30 October 2022

Pick Your Own

The fifth Saturday in October and a new challenge over on Peartree Cutfiles, 'This or That'.
Choose between:
Circles or squares (Circle of Pumpkins)
Patterned Paper or White Cardstock (Patterned papers from Fancy Pants)
Gold or silver (Gold letter stickers and sequins)
Doodling or stitching (doodling with a black marker)
Splatters or sequins (black, gold and peach sequins)

I used:
Fancy pants papers
2 Peartree cutfiles
Gold letter stickers

Thanks for looking
Lynn x

Thursday 27 October 2022

Hello Dear

 Peartree Cutfiles October Challenge Three - Try a new technique - hand stitching behind a cutfile.

I chose this photo of a red deer taken at Richmond Park earlier this year.

I used:
Leafy Tree Cutfile x 2
49 & Market Spectrum Sherbet collection - Painted Foundation - Kaleidoscope and Solids - Lime
American Crafts Thickers - Stories of Us - Puffy Phrase & Accent Stickers
LDRS One Fine Day - small alpha stickers
Vintage Photo Distress Oxide Ink
DMC embroidery threads
Kaisercraft Curio - Morning Dew

Thanks for looking
Lynn x

Tuesday 25 October 2022

You're The Cat's Whiskers

'In Focus' is the Peartree Cutfile week 4 challenge for October. The Scrappy Saturday Challenge - is to pear it up with COLOUR. Use Black and White and the addition of one colour.   

I  received this photo of my niece dressed up for halloween this weekend and it went purrfectly with these papers from the Prima's Pumpkin and Spice collection. So it's black, white and orange.

I used:
Prima papers
Black Bazzill
Sizzix Thinlits - Mischievious
tiny gems

Thanks for looking
Lynn x

Tuesday 18 October 2022

Herbert Claude Banks

Back today with my second layout made using the new Papermaze Kit for October. A beautiful collection in subtle colours.

Herbert Claude Banks - A family history page made with this cute photo of Herbert as a small boy.

From the kit I used:
49 & Market - Serenity - Brief Glimpse
P13 - Lady's Diary - #02
Bazzill Basics

Mintay chipboard clockface
vintage label plate

From my stash I used:
Distress Mica Stain Sprays
deckle edge scissors
Gathered Twigs Distress Ink
Tim Holtz Sizzix Thinlits Tiny Type set

That's all for today, I will be back soon with more from this kit.
Thanks for looking
Lynn x

Monday 17 October 2022

Wedding Guests

My first post featuring the new Papermaze Kit for October. A beautiful collection in subtle colours. For my first post.

Wedding Guests - My daughter and her husband at a friend's wedding earlier this year.


From the kit I used:

Mintay Papers - Grandma's Attic - #05
American Crafts - Vicki Boutin - Print Shop - Typeset

resin flower
5 wooden leaf fronds
leaf charm

From my stash I used:
Cosmic Shimmer, Shimmer Mists (Bronze Blush and Ocean Sunlight) 
chipboard frame (Scrapiniec)
pleated ribbon
Authentique Petit Type letter stickers
pearls, sequins, gems
Nuvo Glitter Drops 


That's all for today, I will be back tomorrow with more from this kit.
Thanks for looking
Lynn x

Sunday 16 October 2022

Grandad's 80th Birthday

This Saturday was crop day at Papermaze, and the layout was designed by Vanessa. Here is my version.

I used a photo of my dayghter and my father on his 80th birthday, celebrating at a party held at my sisters home. 

The page uses a selection of Vicki Boutin Stroyteller papers.

Thanks for looking.
Lynn x

Wednesday 12 October 2022

A Mini Adventure

Peartree Cutfiles Saturday Challenge - September Week 2 - A scraplift.
I chose to scrap this photo of me arriving at the nurses' home, Queen Mary's Hospital, Carshalton, to start my post registration RSCN children's nursing course for 13 months. Alan and I had just become engaged, and he was preparing to take part in the AZAB sailing race and I was doing this additional nursing training, before getting married in May 1984. 

I used:
Basic Grey - Fusion collection - Infactuation, Exposure and Mezmerize
Gold flecked twine
Puffy Alpha Stickers
Peartree Cutfile

Thanks for looking
Lynn x

Wednesday 5 October 2022

Balgowan School

Peartree Cutfiles October Week One Saturday Challenge - Pear It Up with torn edges and a stencil.

I used Bella BVLD - Tiny Tots - Love To Learn paper
White Bazzill
Vicki Boutin Stencil
Foam Glittery Thickers
Distress Oxide Inks


Thanks for looking
Lynn x