Monday, October 24, 2011

Scrapbudz- October Challenge

This is my first time playing along with the Scrapbudz monthly challenge!
The inspiration had to come from this photo, and you had to use cream or latte cardstock.
I took my inspiration from the colours (red, green & cream), the round elements of the photo and the leaves!
These  gorgeous embellishments were hand made by Carol Meade and are available from her Etsy shop!  All the details are in the Tattered Inspiration blog!

Sunday, October 23, 2011

"Family" Tutorial using MME Lost & Found 2

Today I have another tutorial to share with you over at the Scrapbook Boutique blog!
Head on over to the shop to get your supplies, and then the blog for all the step-by-step instructions. Blessings,

White with One

Another first time entry for me!  This time it's the "White with One" challenge!

I have often looked at the challenges at White with one, but been to scared to try them!  This month's challenge of "White with Black and paint/mist" really had me stepping outside my comfort zone (I really struggle with "wet" mediums like paint and mist!!) but I was determined to give it a try!

I painted the edges of the cardstock, and slapped some paint on bubble wrap and placed it on the cardstock.  I also misted the handmade flowers using some new Vanilla Smooch Spritz!

Friday, October 21, 2011

Stuck?! Sketches

Here is my entry for the October 1st Stuck! Sketch.  

 I used Crate paper and hand made the accordian embellishments!

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Purple Pumpkin October Sketch

This is my entry for the October Purple Pumpkin sketch challenge.  I have used Echo Park "Playground" papers, and lots of Purple Pumpkin embellishments!

I adore all the handmade embellishments available from Purple Pumpkin, but without a doubt, the spotty buttons are my favourite!  I need them in every colour I think!!

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

We, who are many, are one body in Christ

I have waited for ages to find the right sketch to use to scrap these special photos, and the Handmade by Suzanne sketch for October was perfect!

I indulged my love of fussy cutting with these gorgeous "enchanted gardens" My Little Shoebox papers (gosh I am soooo in love with MLS!)

The title is a biblical verse from Romans 12:5.



Monday, October 10, 2011

Scrapbook Boutique- October Challenge

It's time for another challenge over at the Scrapbook Boutique blog, and another chance for Aussie residents to win a $30.00 gift voucher to spend in the Scrapbook Boutique shop!
If you are following along with the blog hop you would have arrived from Angela's blog- what a beauty!
if you get lost, you can always head to the SB blog and start from there!
The prize is the Echo Park - Holly Jolly set
You just need to leave a comment on each of the DT gals blogs and a final one on SB Blog, the random winner will be drawn from there! The hop will be open for 1 week, closing midday Saturday 17th, the winner will be announced on the SB blog on Sunday 18th.
Your challenge is to create a project that's inspired by these gorgeous cupcakes!
I took my inspiration from the black and white colours and spots, and the flowers with black centres!
My layout is made entirely from Echo Park "For the Record" papers,Kraft Cardstock and the flowers were all hand made using a retro flower punch.
I added some dots using the Tattered Angels Glimmer Glaze (Oil slick) Upload you creation by October 31st to be in the running to win the voucher! Next stop on the hop is Sue's blog

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Scrapbook Boutique- Altered Candles Tutorial

I tried my hand at some altered candles for a new tutorial over at the Scrapbook Boutique Blog.
For these 3 candles I have used the My Minds Eye "Lost and Found 2", Breeze papers and for the candle above I added some of the Breeze trim, and a Flourish with a Bling vine.
The striped cadle also uses some of the My Minds Eye "Lost and Found 2" Rosy crocheted lace,
The papers and trims are adhered to the candles using x-press it tape, and pritt gel.
For the full tutorial, click here!

Sunday, October 2, 2011

Black with Two- October challenge

I loved the colours for this month's "Black with Two" challenge- Dominant black background with baby pink and aqua.

I used Kaisercraft Papers and pearls, American Craft thickers and my trusty gel pens. Oh- and a photo of my gorgeous niece wearing just the right colours too!

If you would like a chance to win a prize, upload your entries to the blog by the end of the month!

Saturday, October 1, 2011

Crafty Sketches- October

This month I got to set the sketch challenge at Crafty Sketches. The layout above is created using my sketch below!
I'm extra happy this month because my best friend Jen won the challenge last month, so she gets to be a guest DT and work with my sketch too!!!
I used some Crate paper products for this one- not my usual colours but I'm really happy with how it turned out!
If you would like a chance to win an awesome prize from our sponsors, and have a chance to star as the guest DT next month then upload your entry to the Crafty Sketches blog before the end of the month!