Saturday, 12 January 2019

Sketchy Boards challenge - January 2019

...and Hello to January!!

Trying to get some challenges done in January,
on a roll with a couple completed - 
Thought I'd give
a go this month, it's been awhile?

Don't Forget to be Awesome
is my layout for the January challenge,

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Started with a sheet of Kaisercraft white - tore a piece of light grey into a rectangle... you can still see a small top right corner!! lol Sprinkled a little 'mystery powder' (looks like it might have been some Lindy's Magicals from an old class kit?)  - how good was the colour for these pretty images I had previously fussy cut from a sheet of Celebr8 'Beautiful Life'... love the greens, browns with a pinch of yellow!!
Layered the pieces... kind of like the sketch... stamped a little with a stamp on the table and finished with a couple of wooden cogs, tags etc

I twisted the sketch 90' to the left, like this - 

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Photo is our great nephew Robbie - I thought the cogs and clocks were perfect for a school photo!!
Thank you to Jenny, for introducing us to the versatility of Celebr8 papers!!

Thankyou for visiting,
Alison xx

Kraft Plus challenge - January 2019

Kraft Plus challeneg - January 2019

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You are my Sunshine

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Starting with a sheet of Kraft... of course!!
Chose a Kaisercraft hexagon stencil - I like it for the random design - sponged a few different greens and browns... then spotted over some white dots to represent the Indigenous Art component of this months challenge :)

Our friend Jenny is the distributor for Celebr8 Australia - when she came to visit The Crafty Chain we loved the 'Beautiful Life' collection... I created this layout and another layout from the cut apart page and the diecut sheet - super easy!!
Thank you Jenny, you're so lovely!!

A little muslin, a couple of wood flourish pieces and some wired twine from the Happy Jig finish this layout of our sweet little girl Katelyn a few years (about 18 to be more precise!!) in a handmade outfit - I've always loved handmade items, whether I've made it or to support someone else's creativity. This one gifted to Katelyn by my Aunt & Uncle..

Thank you for visiting,
Alison xx

Saturday, 5 January 2019

White with 1 - Buttercream - January 2019

Welcome to a New Year,
A new challenge,
A new Layout..

First up it's the 
White with 1 challenge
one of my favourites!!

January 2019 it's all about 

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There is also a Mood Board
...see those vertical spaghetti's - bit like my twine?

A page without a title,
but it's timeless..

Starting with a sheet of white cardstock - of course!!
I randomly painted 'Mustard Seed' distress Crackle Paint - Yes!! Such an old supply and it was almost dried up, but I managed to stick it on.. and, as a bonus it was dry super quick!! haha
Twisted some twine around the page a couple of times - swiped some crackle onto a piece of Imaginarium Designs chipboard then took the 'yellow' back a few shades with some white gesso on everything!!
I fussy cut a sheet of 3 Quarter designs Printed Acetate 
Wound some wired black and white twine in a circle to frame the photo of our great nephew Robbie - he is a smart young boy with a love of 'Balls', he will do well in life!!
Adhered the photo on a white paper bag as a pocket, then mounted on a board before tucking all the elements in and around.

Thanks for visiting,
Alison xx