April 25, 2017

Imagine mini album-CE daily

Hi fellow scrappers..
I'm here to share a 4x6 chipboard mini album I created for my daughter as my design team project for Creative Embellishments..  
She recently rescued a dog from Spain that was being used as a puppy factory..  We love to rescue animals and have been doing it for as long as I can remember, I am just glad that I have taught those values to my kids..
here is the chipboard album I created:
I used 7 Dots The Queens Heart papers for my mini..
It's the 6x6 collection and the 12x12 tag set.. For the cover, I added some glossy accents to the words that were on the paper, making them pop off of the cover and then I used some flowers by I am Roses, gems, Prima Mica-flakes in black, metal trinket, a flourish and wood veneer butterflies from the CE store. I also used the Distressed Script rubber stamp to add some delicate detail to the paper.. I love the look it gave my cover.
As you flip through the album, there are lots of spot for photos and journaling.. I did not have that many photos of her pup just yet, so added what I had and will allow her to add more as she takes photos..
Everyone this is Princess.. Princess, this is everyone..LOL
She is the sweetest pup and just loves to smother you in wet sloppy kisses..
I created all of the non chipboard embellishments myself.  I was unable to find anything to go with this paper line (other than the tags) since its an older set, so used my Silhouette Cameo to print and cut some sentiments, titles, arrows etc.
I used some of the left over flowers and butterflies from our cross promo blog hop with Petaloo. Then cut up some left over circle background I had left over from previous projects.. These 6x6 background panels go a long way, I think I've used the small circles panel on 3 or 4 different projects..
Here she is making herself at home..LOL
I Kept this page semi simple.. just a few mini circle pieces I cut from the 6x6 panel, glued down a tag and a butterfly that came with the tag set.  Added a few small flowers from the petaloo flower set and some pink gems.
My daughter also has a cat, who was not happy with the dog showing up..LOL  She said he stayed up on the counter for a few days before being brave enough to get closer to the dog.. They are great friends now though...
I once again continued with the small panels and the flowers.. just keeping it the same as the others, I did how ever add a chipboard word to this page..Always! Hoping they will remain friends always :)
thank you for stopping by today and taking a look at my project..
Till next time
here are the chipboard and wood veneer embellishments I used to create my project:
flourish                                                   butterflies
mini circle panel                                         Old script rubber stamp

April 13, 2017

Adventure- CE daily

Hi fellow scrappers... 
I'm here to share a fun travel themed layout I created as my design team project for Creative Embellishments, using an old photo of myself that was taken by my daughter on our very first trip back to the States since we had moved to Finland back in 1996.. I think the photo was taken in 2008 and we got to spend 5 glorious weeks with our family and friends in Florida and in Iowa... Wow! those chairs were bright..LOL
Here the layout I created:

I love that chipboard plane, sets off my layout perfectly :) 

I used some of the arrows on my layout from arrows chipboard set..
Love the fact that I get to point at things on my layout :) The small letters on the side are from the Basic alphabet set..I get a lot of use out of that set..

the globe is definitely a favorite of mine.. I trimmed it just a bit and so I was able to have parts of it on top of my photo mats..
I also used some of the small circles background panel to tuck in under my photo mat.. that is a great element and goes a long way.

I used one of the film strips for the bottom corner of my layout.. I cut it in half, and tucked it behind some of the flowers..
all of the chipboard elements were painted with brown paint and then I added some drops of white paint, which is by Ranger.
The background stamp I used is the distressed checkered by Creative Embellishments
Thank you for stopping by today..
Till next time

here are the chippies I used to create my layout:
Airplane set                                     Globe 6"

Adventure set                                  Mini circle panel

Arrow Banners                                     Distressed checkered stamp

April 8, 2017

CE and Petaloo cross promo hop

Hi everyone.. 
I created a "Mommy to be" page of my daughter who is expecting her first baby as my design team project for our cross promo blog hop for Creative Embellishments and Petaloo.. 

I just found out about a month ago and it's been an exciting journey for both of us so far..  I wanted to capture this moment by adding several photos to my layout.. One of my daughter and then of course her positive pregnancy test :)

I used lots of Creative Embellishment goodies on my layout, I cut the fancy rectangle frame into four pieces, which I was able to cover several corners with it, I then used half of the heart lace border, tucking it under my photo and above my flower cluster.

Adding a leaf flourish which I painted several different shades of green and rubbing some gold on the edges..

 my title which is in the Magical word set, under the flowers I added the little zipper from the zipper set,

a few feathers from the feather set and finally a swirly arrow from the arrow banner set..
All of the chipboard elements are painted white with some green tones added to the edges, finally rubbed with Inka Gold . 

All of the flowers,leaves and butterflies I used are the new Darjeeling collection by Petaloo: Garden RosetteMini Butterflies( tea stained pink) and Petites (teastained pink).

Thanks for stopping by today..
Till next time

April 1, 2017

Imagine-CE monthly challenge reveal

Hi fellow scrappers. 
 I'm here today to share our April monthly challenge reveal over at Creative Embellishments and its a fun one :) 
I decided to scrap ahead and created a non photo layout for todays challenge reveal.. My daughter is pregnant and I will be adding a few big tummy photos to this layout in a few months :) 

Here is my layout:
I fell in love with these cute bunny chippies and when I looked at them, I knew they needed to be fluffy.. 

 I grabbed my Snowflake paste by Finnabair and covered the chippies with that..adding some pink ink to the ears.

For the grass, I used the seagrass chippies and painted them using two different tones of green. I cut them in half and placed them randomly at the bottom of my layout.

I also used one of the flourishes, cutting it in two pieces.. adding one to each side of the layout..painted it using  green and blue paint..
the title is from the Dream word set and I decided to leave it the original color.. loved the contrast it created..
I also added one of the butterflies from the Monarch butterfly set.. painted it to match my layout and then added some green gems to the center.. I also randomly placed some of the mini circle panel pieces here and there, tucking some under my photo frame and then flowers..adding some mini green gems to it..

Thanks for stopping by today..
till next time

here are the chippies I used to create my layout:

Bunnies                                           Monarch butterflies

Flourish                                               Seagrass