Thursday, February 26, 2015

Studio 75 Challenge #2 and Scrap Africa challenge no. 45

Back for the third time today! Just getting my layouts in before the end of the month. I loved the sketch over on Studio 75 when I saw in on a friends blog so had to give it a go and I also ended up using quite a lot of diecuts which was the challenge at Scrap Africa so decided to enter in both.

Here is my take:

I created a background using watercolour, and Glimmermist - twilight and graphite. I used lots of diecuts from the Kaisercraft Off the Wall collectables. I added some rub ons, stamping and doodling to create my strips behind my photo. Added some stencilling using Viva Decor Ferro Graphite and a Kaisercraft stencil.
Here's a couple of close ups:

Here is the sketch it is based on:

Thanks for looking

Judith xx

Jot February Mood Board

This month I decided to play along with the Mood Board over at Jot Love is in the Air. As my son has recently acquired a girl friend I now have lots of photos of them together. In fact I can hardly get any shots of him on his own now.

Anyway, here is my take on the board:
I was inspired by the colours and the word Love and the hearts and the stripes and the touches of gold so did a love inspired layout.
I used some paper that was on my desk, which went well with the theme. I also used a mini heart from Charms Creations.

And here is the mood board.


Thanks for looking

Judith xx

123 Feb challenge and some exciting news

First my exciting news. You might have noticed some changes to my side bar or seen my news on Facebook. I am now a member of the design team for Scrapbook Boutique. It's a great online store selling not only scrapbooking items, but a lot of cardmaking and mixed media items. I am going to have fun playing with them.

Now onto my layout. The challenge over at the 123 challenge blog is to use primary colours, the word duo and glitter.
Here is my take:

I love using primary colours - you always end up with a fun layout. I used duo in my title and have used some glitter stickers from Me and My Big Ideas and some glittery alphas in my title.

I also used some clouds from Charms Creations and a couple of fimo clouds.

Thanks for looking

Judith xx

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Stuck?! Feb 15th sketch

As soon as I saw Kaisercraft's Shine Bright collection I was struck by the bold yellow and black combination. I held off buying it but finally relented a couple of days ago. On Friday night I spent the evening scrapping with some friends and managed to get this layout done for the Feb 15th sketch over at Stuck?! Sketches. I added some rub ons and some speciality paper  from the Kaisercraft Garage Days collection as these matched the theme of my layout. I also used a Charms Creations star and some little metal cogs I found amongst my stash.

And a couple of close ups -

And here is the sketch on which my layout is based:

I think you'll be seeing a lot more of Shine Bright!

Thanks for looking

Judith xx

Sunday, February 15, 2015

Kraft Plus Feb Challenge

There's a new challenge blog started this month - Kraft Plus and they had a beautiful colour combo called mango breeze for the first challenge. I just had to play along.

Somehow this layout just had a mind of its out and ended up nothing like I had first intended. I used up some old stash some WRMK Whiteout, which I loved when it first came out and immediately thought of when I saw this colour combo. It also had green in it so that's who the wings/large chevrons developed to cover up the green in the spotty paper. I then thought it looked rather like a rocket and as the rollercoaster was a rocket thought I'd run with that theme.
Anyway here is my final take:

I ended up using all the colours in the end as I only had the right letters for title in pink!

Anyway, thanks for looking.

Judith xx

Friday, February 6, 2015

Charms Creations Jan challenge

The January challenge over at Charms Creations was to use a Charms Creations map marker and include a location on your creation. I didn't think I had any in my stash but when I found the gold star on the previous layout I noticed there was a map marker in with the set of gold embellies. I loved the pink/blue/gold combo that I used on my Sassy Scrapper layout and as I still had the Prima papers from the All about you collection decided to use them for this layout as well.
Anyway here is my take on the challenge:

This time I added some mint and yellow which were also part of this collection.
Here are a couple of close ups:

 Showing my Charms Creations gold map marker.

Thanks for looking

Judith xx

Thursday, February 5, 2015

Sassy Scrapper February Mood board

Hi, back today with my take on the February Mood board over at Sassy Scrapper. I was particularly taken by the colours of the board and also the hearts, the glitter and the straws.

Here is my take:

 I created a base using watercolour on white cardstock. I then used some Prima All About Me pp and added a bit of MME Gold Metallic Necessities pp. 
I added some handmade embellishments - a Charms Creations Heavenly Heart and some {scrAp this!} gold metallic hearts.

I heat embossed some gold hearts using a Bo Bunny stamp and added some All About Me chipboard stickers in the middle.

I added a couple of gold straws and some gold glittered washi below the photo and added another cardstock sticker from Echo Park.

And here is the mood board from which I gained my inspiration: 

Thanks for looking

Judith xx

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Feb Inspiration Board at D-lish Scraps

This months inspiration board at D-lish Scraps -  Beachside Bliss is full of cool colours - aqua mixed with pearl and white. I was inspired by the summery picture and the starfish.

Here are some close ups:
I used a piece of silver wire from D-lish and shaped it into my own word - Beach

 There are some gorgeous pearl starfish in the shop. I coupled this with a white heirloom flower, a couple of blue spiral stamens, a silver filigree flower centre, a blue mini metal flower and a small white rose

I used some mother of pearl Viva Decor texture creme and a Kaisercraft template for the dots. It had a wonderful shine. You can also see an aqua arrow clip.

And here is the inspiration board

As always there is a Just Add Paper kit to go with the inspiration board. You can find this here:


Judith xx