I’d like to share a layout that I created using some of these fabulous new releases…”Just Be”
there were some great new releases this month, and I had fun creating this layout using some of them, along with creating in my favourite colour…
first up I started playing with the new family faces stamp ….. I must admit when I first saw this stamp I thought it was cute, but also thought there was no way I would use it much if at all…. well surprise surprise, once I started playing with it… I love it, from now on it will be right up there with my other favourite background stamps… check out how cool it looks…
next up I started with the letter and number ring stamps, these are two separate stamps in the one set… and these I fell in love with immediately… I knew I would love using them and of course they don’t disappoint… they stamp beautifully… I feel they will be a regular occurrence in my creations from now on…
Once I had finished playing with the stamps, I used the new Fireworks stencil…. this stencil is extremely versatile, it can be used as a whole, or just for the firework swirl or just for large dots… so many choices…
It’s time to show what the design team will be playing with through the month of September……..a celebration of family, with titles for birthday cards, and lots of mini words for the little ones in the family. And because we take so many photos of these events, we have filmstrips and photo props!
It’s Katie here today sharing a sequel project on my last entry. I built a Lab out from the book cover and used quite an abundant amount of yummy chippies. The various ornate designs are just wonderful for this project.
Presenting here is a little freakish interesting Lab Oratory owned by Dr. Drake. A little insight on how I get the inspiration from and more pictures on this project can be found here…
I am a bit obsessed with cards lately and I don’t see this obsession end any time soon, lol! Making cards is just so much fun!!! I try to pack as much as I can into a card because I like my cards bulky and filled with yumminess. Another reason I make my cards this way is that I don’t have any cute stamps and inks in that many color to start stamping, haha. So why not use what I have.
I know this card looks pretty complicated but trust me it’s easy to make I don’t have a tutorial made for it but later on I’m sure I will be making similar cards and I will make tutorials on those.
today I wanted to share with you my last layout.
It is the latest in this beautiful and fab stage that I have had here with all of you!
I wanted to say goodbye!
My time here at Scrap FX Australia has been very nice and I only have kind words for the people who make this great DT and for you who are there, behind the computer … so I have created a nostalgic layout … Prima and Green Cat Story papers, flowers, , splashing and ofcourse those chipboards and transparency from ScrapFX ! I hope you like it!!
Hi there! Riikka today here with you showing two pages with the new musical chippies and collection! When thinking about the title to the post I tried to see what the pages had in common. The color scheme is different and even though they both are my mixed media influenced style, what they have in common is the topic. The other one is about my all time favorite band, Turisas, and the other about one of my favorite singers, Dio. So I titled the post “influential masters” meaning how music is really powerful and how these too are really inspirational and kind of key points in my musical taste.
The topic of the first page is Turisas. I think I have introduced them many times here already, but still, let me mention that they are a Finnish heavy metal band with Viking influences. Their stage attire or rather stage make-up is in black and red so it was really a no brainer to come up with the color scheme for the page. The band shows in two aspects of the page still – the lyrics of one of the songs circle around the sides of the layout and in the photo I have a concert ticket in my hand, bought that on the first day they came to sale.
I started the page by stamping the “Music Collage” to the background with red acrylic paint. Then I added some black and pink mist on top and let them pool. The red flicks were done with acrylic paint. After drying I then stamped with black ink the “Circle and Lines” pattern and also added some random misted details using the “Grunge” stencil.
I’ve seen Turisas quite a few times but what I’m really grateful for is that I saw the master of the next layout live once. We had tickets to a show that was cancelled and not long afterwards the sad news came. To me he’s one of the greatest singers and had a really unique voice. I’m talking about Ronnie James Dio, the one and the only.
Even if this page is a kind of tribute to the singer, I still didn’t use his photo but one of my daughters. “Why?” you may ask. Well, if you know the songs, you probably get it as one of the songs, called “Holy Diver” has a line about a tiger. “Ride the tiger, you can see his stripes but you know he’s clean, oh don’t you see what I mean?” So when my daughters climbed to the playground version in a local zoo, that classic piece started immediately play in my head. That’s why the page is called “Dio moment”.
When I started working on this page the first thing I did was to color the tiger on the photo. As you can see, it’s a black and white one, but I wanted the animal to pop more. So I took some alcohol markers and added color to the big cat. Later on I then thought that maybe I should have used more yellow even though tigers are more orange to make the photo fit the page better, but then it was already colored so I went with this.
For the background I first added some pieces of patterned papers to the 12×12 sheet and then misted the “Circular Shawl” pattern underneath the photo. As the papers I used there were quite dark the pattern is not that visible but instead the “flipped” version on the side steals the show, so to say. I also added black doodles around the “Triangles” stencil and stamped with the “Star Border” stamp. After that I felt that the page was turning too dark so I added a dimensional layer to the layout using modelling paste and “Words of Wisdom” stencil.
I wanted to give the page a little feeling of old times and retro vibe so I used the “Casette” chippie in there and also included the “Headphones” in there. Like adding white modelling paste the yellow details bring light to the otherwise quite dark piece.