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Thursday 13 June 2024

The Show Must Go On - Whatever the Weather

Here is another layout made using the Papermaze Kit for June. Catherine and her colleague working on the summer show for children in the Abbey ruins near where she lives. Mostly the weather was good to them, but there were a few days of rain!

Please see the blog and the shop website for more detials of the kit and the layout.

From the kit I used:

Patterned papers:
American Crafts - Rainbow Avenue - My Feelings
Echo Park - My Little Girl - Pretty Girl Plaid
Pinkfresh Studio - Picture Perfect - Write your Story
Paige Evans Blooming Wild puffy stickers

From my own stash I used:
Purple machine sewing thread
Cricut
Black Card
White Card
Assorted Water Droplets






That's all for today, I will return with part two soon.
Thanks for looking.
Lynn x

Wednesday 12 June 2024

Merry Go Round

To introduce the Papermaze Kit for June. Two of my layouts have been published on the blog today. Lots of bright colours this month for those summery layouts.

Here is my first layout, showing photos from a
recent trip to Bressingham Gardens and Steam Museum with my brother and SIL, we just had to ride on the Gallopers!

 
Full details can be found on the Papermaze website and the blog.
From the kit I used:
 
Pinkfresh Studio - The simple things - Rays of Sunshine
Bazzill Basics - Coconut Swirl, Passionate, Marmalade Blast & Wild Pansy
Doodlebug Designs All Aflutter butterfly shape stickers
Masterpiece Design '12 months label mix'

From my stash I used:

Twine
3D foam pads
Mint &
Tangerine Doodlebug Designs Alphabet Soup stickers
Tim Holtz Sizzix Thinlit set - Merry & Bright
I
ridescent sequins

 







That's all for today, I will return tomorrow with the second layout.
Thanks for looking.
Lynn x

Thursday 30 May 2024

Welly Weather - Sharnfold Farm

Here is my final layout using the pretty kit from Papermaze for the month of May. The kit is available on line and in the store, please see both places for full details of the kit and the design.

I think it's fair to say April 2024 was extremely wet! This layout shows a family outing to Sharnfold Farm. Scarlett certainly needed those wellies to see the ducks - mud everywhere!

From the kit I used:
Carta Belle - Here Comes Easter collection - Pretty Plaid
Blossom & CS White Bazzill

From my stash:
Distress Watercolour Pencils
Peartree Cutfile
Pearls amd gems





That's all from the May Kit, I'll be back with a new kit for June later in the month.
Thanks for looking
Lynn x

Wednesday 29 May 2024

Water Fun

I have a post on the Scrap, Paper, Scissors Blog today with two more layouts using the pretty spring Papermaze kit for the month of May. This one shows my three children playing with the hose, water and brushes on the patio one sunny day. A fun way of getting the patio cleaned!

Please see the bolg and the website for full details of how the layout was made, but here is what I used from the kit and my own stash:

Kit:
Bazzill -
Lily Pond
Simple Stories - Simple Vintage Essentials Colour Palate - Yellow & Green Tags
Doily

My stash:
Simple Stories Vintage Essentials Colour Palate - Yellow Collage
Distress Oxide Inks in Fossilized Amber and Mowed Lawn
Tim Holtz Layering Stencil - THS 166 Brush Hex
Large Brads
White scrap card
Thickers - Cecily glitter letter stickers










That's all for today, I'll be back with the last layout tomorrow.
Thanks for looking
Lynn x

Saturday 18 May 2024

Spring Blossom at Bressingham

Here is my second design team layout using Papermaze kit for the month of May. This kit is full of pretty spring papers and embellishments. These photos were taken on a recent trip to Bressingham Gardens in Norfolk.


For full details of the kit, and how the layout was made, please see the Papermaze blog.

From the kit I used:
Mintay Papers - Spring is Here collection - #05
American Crafts - Cedar House collection - Headliners
Bazzill Basics Cardstock
Blossom & Coffee Roast

From my stash I used:
foam pieces
Sizzix Tim Holtz, Thinlits set - Mini Tattered Florals set
Martha Stewart punch
Nuvo Crystals Drops (Metallic Caramel Cream)

Glitter Thickers - Lindsay and 'Be Kind'.







That's all for today, there will be more from this kit in a few weeks.
Thanks for looking.
Lynn x

Friday 17 May 2024

Hen Party

I have been using the pretty spring Papermaze kit for the month of May. Here is my first design team layout. I have created this layout with recent photos from a hen party my daughter attended, at a spa in Norfolk.


Please see the Papermaze blog for full details of the layout.

I used:
Simple Stories - Simple Vintage Spring Garden collection - Scatter Sunshine 
Simple Stories Floral Bits & Pieces
Pretty Little Studios Die cut labels

From my stash I used:
Doodlebug Designs Sunshine Cardstock Alphabet Stickers in Bumblebee
Doodlebug Designs Teensy Type Alphabet Stickers also in Bumblebee
Fine black marker pen
Fossilized Amber Distress Ink






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

Thursday 2 May 2024

Catherine at Pecorama

My last pair of layouts using the Papermaze kit for April are now on the blog and the kit is still available in the Papermaze store. This is another layout I have updated from an older version I made many years ago. This one shows my daughter, Catherine on the zip wire at Pecorama, Devon.



Please see full details on the blog.

From the kit I used:

American Crafts - Dreamer collection - Stamped Hearts
Pebbles - Cool Girl collection - Petals
Bazzill Basics Cardstock - Romance

From my stash I used:
Vicki Boutin Sweet Rush stencil
Distress Oxide Ink
Making Memories eyelet letters
coloured eyelets
3D foam pads
jute twine
Sizzix Tim Holtz Thinlits - Tags






That's all for the April Kit, back with the May kit soon.
Thanks for looking.
Lynn x

Wednesday 1 May 2024

Wash Day

The April Papermaze kit is still available, and here is my third layout. The kit contains a beautiful range of purples, pinks, greens and blues. This month I have updated two old layouts I made many years ago, this is the first of them.

This layout shows a photo of my Nan from the 1950's, she was looking around for something for my Dad to take a photo of in the back garden, while hanging out the washing!



For full details of how the layout was made, please see the Papermaze blog.


From the kit I used:
Bazzill Basics Cardstock - Twilight
49 and Market - Colour Swatch Teal - Teal Paper 2
Pebbles - Cool Boy collection - Tie Dye

From my stash I used:
White cord
white card
mini wooden pegs
American Crafts Thickers - Dear Lizzie - glitter chipboard letter stickers.
Sizzix Tim Holtz Thinlits set - Small Tattered Flowers
Distress Inks
flat-backed pearls






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

Monday 29 April 2024

All the Fun of the Fair - Bressingham

Here is my layout for Paige Evans' SKETCH OF THE WEEK - 22nd April 2024 challenge. The sketch is given on the facebook group page, along with a youtube video. You share your layout on the page, to be put in a random draw to win the challenge.

You can see my brother and his wife and me riding the Gallopers at Bressingham, Norfolk  a few weeks ago.

 


I used:
K and Company papers
Flower, leaf and border punches
Doodlebug Designs alphabet stickers
gems







 

Thanks for looking
Lynn x