Sunday, July 9, 2017

Feeling Alright!

Hiya friends! June has flown by and I'm loving July so far :) It is scorching here in So Cali! 108 today MAN!!!

Today I have a layout of my son Santino who did a day camp for one week in June on a horse ranch. This boy had a blast! I'm entering it in More Than Words Challenge and Lindy's Stamp Gang color challenge. Please go give them both a visit! Here are the moodboards.






























And here is my layout -


























I used Kaisercraft paper that I've had for a while along with texture paste and stencil for some background work. I think the brown string gives a nice western feel. I used some gorgeous Lindy's mists to add some color to the stenciling and on the arrows. I also colored the title with the mists which was cut with my cameo.


The colors I used for misting and background work -

bachelor button blue
mission bells brown
bells of Ireland green

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

All About The Moms!

Hi friends! I'm here with my layout for More Than Words May challenge! I know I know it's the very very very last day of the month lol! I was busy, see my mom visited from NY for two weeks and I needed to finish up a swap :)

Here's the beautiful inspo for this month -
















Always spectacular! If you have't checked them out pleas click on their blog name or on my sidebar. Here is my layout -


I used papers I've been hoarding for WAY too long!!! What is it with us papercrafters and paper hoarding ;) This was My Mind's Eye Lost and Found. Delicious!




I used flowers from Petaloo as well as I Am Roses, some Lindys for the flowers and background splats, pretty Prima glassbeads in red and some pink thread. The chippie is from 2 Crafty. Let me just say they have some darn awesome chippies! I inked, misted, then embossed it. I really don't use red all that often paper wise, but this one made me happy.




I popped the pic of mom and I and the matting for some dimension, and I cut some banners, I stinking love banners! My texture paste background was done with a flower stencil from The Crafter's Workshop. I used my silhouette cameo to write the title and cut the banner for it. The pic was from a visit three years ago and we took mom to the beach. We love the beach if you haven't figured that out yet lol!

Thanks for coming by, have a grest rest of the week!






Saturday, May 20, 2017

Beach Beauties

Hello scrappy pals! This is a layout I did using a sketch which I really don't do too often, but was lots of fun! I'm putting it in Dusty Attic and Lindy's challenges. Please give a visit to see all the gorgeous chippies they carry, amazing!


















What a great mood board! Now while I didn't use this sketch I did use one of Emma's older sketches -





The chippies I used felt like feathery seaweed moving in the water to me -






We go to the beach almost once a week during the summer. The only stinky thing is it's 1 1/2 hours away because we live so far inland :( We spend several hours there though so we make the most of our day and I bring all my kids and granddaughters whenever possible!








Next up Lindy's color challenge :D















Perfect for a beachy feel. I used the creme brulee mist to mimic a sand like feel, and splats of the teal for splashing water. I combined silver shimmerz too to add depth to the background. The chippies got embossed with some gorgeous color which I layered over each other. I love Lindy's embossing powders! Give a click to go right to their pages.

Colors used
creme brulee cream
shabby turbine teal
silver shimmerz

Embossing powder
reindeer moss green
hyacinth blue jade
queen of sheba silver

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