Sunday, November 20, 2011

Christmas sneaky peaks!

 My design team post is  up on the Words Or Whatever blog.  It has a tutorial for creating this gorgeous effect on your chipboard.  Make sure you leave a note to say hi and leave some love!

A sneak peak of Tuesday's blog post using Words Or Whatever "Love Christmas Tree"

Friday, November 18, 2011

Christmas cards

 Hi,   I've been off-line for a few days whilst changing internet providers (so much for a smooth transition!)  Anyway here's the Christmas cards I promised to show you.

That's all for today, I'll be back with more tomorrow!  Happy scrapping.

Monday, November 14, 2011

Christmas is coming!

Hi, we've got lots of Christmas goodness over on the WOW blog with lots of fab ideas to use their new release Christmas range of chipboard.  
I was sent lots of gorgeous stuff to play's a few of my layouts.

I just love this reindeer!  I painted it red, then added heaps of glitter, and Dimensional Magic.  It goes perfectly with the My Minds Eye paper.

And here's another one which I heat embossed with a gold glittery embossing powder and added to this layout.

I was pretty excited last night to find out one of my layouts using WOW circle frames and Authentique paper has been chosen for publication in Scrap magazine.  So for now it is...
I'll be back tomorrow to share some Christmas cards I've made.

Monday, October 31, 2011

Love those sketches!

Here's my entry for the sketch challenge at Let's Capture Those Sketches. 

 Love the sketch by Crafty Ness!

And here's my take on it.....

I used Words Or Whatever "Decorative Fence" and "Alchemy Blooms", which I painted with Moon Shadow Ink (Smoky Sapphire).

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Awesome WOW chippy, and a class sneak peak

Okay, here's an unusual one for me....a BOY layout!  Not that I don't enjoy creating them, I just have a lack of boy photos.  (I had to pinch these photos from my cousin!)

I painted the chipboard white first to get nice vibrant colours.  Then I used watercolours on the Words Or Whatever Awesome title and Boy (baseball and soccer) chippy.

Here's a sneak peak of the class I'm teaching for Christmas Club at Greenbank Scrapbook Shop this Saturday morning.  We are making Christmas cards in the afternoon using the gorgeous new Teresa Collins range.  There's still a few spots available in both classes, so call to book on 3200 1832. 

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

More WOW layouts

 This layout uses Words or Whatever title, and Ornate Hanging Sign which I altered to create the feel of a garden arch or arbour.  This layout has lots of subtle sparkle, and texture which I created using Tattered Angel Glimmer Screens, and lots of mixed media.

And a quick, fun double page spread...

 And a sneak peak of one of the classes I will be teaching at the scrapbooking retreat with Greenbank Scrapbook Shop in January.

Monday, October 24, 2011

Creating with Words Or Whatever

Hi there,  Thought I'd post a few pics of some design team projects for Words Or Whatever.  I love using this chippy, because no matter what I do to it, (think misting, paints, embossing, inks, etc) it doesn't warp  or curl like some chipboard does. 

I've actually split the petals of the Petite Blooms after wetting them to give a layered three-dimensional look.  I painted them white first to give a clean, bright blue colour once I painted with Twinkling H2Os.  I added German Glass glitter to the edges and a blue glitter to the centres.

I actually journalled...are you proud of me?  (I do try and include journalling on my layouts, but usually hide it in a little pocket or tucked behind something.)  I knew I needed the story behind the photos to be on show with this layout.
I covered the pink Prima flower with Helmar 450 adhesive and when it dried it gave a wonderful sparkly, crystalline effect.  These blooms were layered with metal, chipboard, a hand-dyed crochet doiley, paper and silk flowers.
Make sure you check out the WOW blog for more inspiration

Monday, October 17, 2011

Sneaky peak

Hi everyone, ....yes I'm still alive!  I've been a bad, bad blogger and neglected you all.  I have been busy with work, the kids, and of course creating some layouts and OTP stuff.  I promise I'll start loading it all up for you to see. 
Here's a sneak peak of my latest LO for WOW chipboard.  It was lots of fun to create. 

Pop over to the Words Or Whatever  blog to see all the details.

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Wow, this chippy's fab!

I've been playing with some fab Words Or Whatever chipboard, and it was perfect for this dancing layout.  I inked the dancer silhouettes, and heat embossed the circles with UTEE.   

Greenbank Scrapbook Shop now stocks WOW chipboard and has lots of this gorgeous range in-store.

I used WOW cogs on this one.....
  (*  To be published in Scrapbook Creations)

This is run as a class at Greenbank Scrapbook Store, and you'll learn heaps of different techniques, and how to customise the layout to suit your photos.  Here is Rochelle's layout from my class....she used a W.O.W. scroll.....just gorgeous!

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Stuck Sketches !

I made this layout with a little help from Stuck Sketches.  This is their August Bonus sketch #1...
And here's what I came up with...

I had fun playing with Tim Holtz products, and made this cool flower using WOW chipboard.

For more inspiration, head over to the WOW blog to see what the rest of the design team has been up to.


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