Monday, August 24, 2015

Lucky!

Have you spied the brand new Heidi Swapp  Washi tapes, Wood words, Bows and other delish goodies at Michaels?  I am totally in love with all the newest bits and pieces and I have chosen a few of my favorite items to create a layout to share today! Now when I first started I was thinking how could I create my layout without pattern paper? I found that strip of paper in my stash from an older Heidi collection but I wasn't sure how I could get some colour  onto my page without pattern paper!  However once I got started and I began layering the  tapes and that darling map Art screen from the Mixed Media collection my layout came together so easily!

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I began with the Silver Art Screen Ink and Map Art screen from the You are Here Screen Kit and added it to the top a piece of Bazzill cardstock.
Once dry I started with the yellow ( of course) striped frame from the 4x4 Bright  frames pack and layered over the glittery wood  word from the Lucky pack and the prettiest little gold and white spotted Fabric bow! I then tucked in and around a few of the Jumble clear stickers with gold words, these are to die for!

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Then I grabbed my packs of Gold and Silver Washi  and began layering!


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I really love the contrast between the gold and silver. I must admit that wide white tape with the Dream Big words might just be a hot fav of mine! I can see myself using it A LOT!

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To finish off I used some of the  Glitter Puffy Alphabet Gold stickers  and the Black and White Puffy number stickers  to add my final touches of embellishments. To complete my layout I added some splashes of Ocean  Color Shine and my layout was done!


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These new Heidi Swapp goodies are the bomb! I hope you get to play with them soon!

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Friday, August 14, 2015

Project Life - September skies + Mini Minc!

Recently my family and I had a very special weekend away together in Melbourne. We visited the iconic Luna Park and I couldn't wait to get these memories down in my scrapbooks.
I decided to use the brand new Heidi Swapp September Skies project life collection and the fun new Mini Minc  and 6 inch red foil!

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I love that the cards in the September Skies Core kits do not need much embellishing at all, its literally print your photos and go!

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I did add that smile 3x3 card foiled with some red foil in my Mini Minc.

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Here, to add my journaling I simply ran the 3x4 card through my vintage typewriter!

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I love the shine the red foil creates.

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On page two I added the silver foiled chipboard shape stapled one of the 3x4 cards.

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Here I simply stapled that Be Brave and Wild ephemera piece from the September Skies Value Kit to the 3x4 card.

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This is where the fun starts, we picked up this colouring in page at Luna park and I ran it through my Mini Minc with some red foil, trimmed it to size and slipped it into my pocket.

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So Much FUN!!

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Friday, July 31, 2015

Love- mixed media

Sharing this layout that was up on the Heidi Swapp blog recently. It showcases a favourite photo of my son and I on a carousel at Luna Park in Melbourne. But more than that this photo springboards all types of memories from our weekend away to Melbourne.... I Love that scrapbooking can do that, a simple photo and some journaling are very powerful, a way to keep our families memories and stories alive!

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I combined papers from the September Skies collection with new  stencils and  Texture paste colours from  the Mixed Media collection.


The teal texture paste might be my favourite.


And here you can see I used the dot stencil with the Silver texture paste and overlaid it with the Clear card fro the Project Life set!


I really love the subtle dimension the texture paste brings to my projects!


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Thursday, July 2, 2015

tangerine and teal!

A gorgeous new Mood board has been revealed over at Jot Magazine, a delicious combo of Tangerine and Teal.

I decided to create a layout celebrating my beautiful boys. I combined the fun Striped pattern paper from September Skies with that Wood Veneer piece from the Wanderlust Collection.

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The tropical fruit in the mood board inspired me to create my own pattern paper using the Heidi Swapp Teal Foil and my Minc

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I just adore the shine the Foiled design brings to a layout.

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I hope you can play along with the Mood board there is a fabulous prize to win!
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Saturday, June 27, 2015

DIY mixed Media notepad

Today I am sharing another project I created  using  the amazing new Heidi Swapp Mixed Media collection available at Michaels. I wanted to use the rose stencil from the 6x6 Stencil set in a different way instead of spraying Colorshine over it so I decided to use it as a template to stamp into the cover of a DIY notepad I was making.

I grabbed my bottle of the  new Raspberry Colorshine and sprayed it on the reverse side of the Rose stencil from the stencil kit. I then stamped it onto one of the gold rimmed pages from the Color Magic Card kit .

Next  I  trimmed some paper to fit inside my notepad and used the small leaf from the stencil kit and very lightly misted over it with the Raspberry Colorshine at the bottom right of each page. Each page is slightly different and looks pretty inside the note book. To complete I used two  white jump rings to  bind it then tied it together with some crisp white seam binding.
It's a perfect gift for someone special!

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                                                        Thanks for dropping by today!
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Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Cinch Album kit!

If you know me you know I'm not a get your hands dirty kind of scrapper but the new Mixed Media collection from Heidi Swapp is slowly converting me!
Today I am sharing an idea using the Hello Cinch Album kit  and some of the new 
Mixed Media Tetxure pastes, Art screens and Inks! Once I created my album I used my Heidi Swapp Cinch to bind it all together.

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I began by mixing some gesso with some Butter Colorshine then used a sponge to paint the back and front chipboard covers from the kit.
 Next I took the gorgeous Rose stencil from the 6×6 Flower stencil set, Gold Texture  paste and a spatular to spread the texture paste over the stencil on the front cover . I also added in some smaller dots using one of the Insta pattern stencils onto the front cover.
Once the texture paste and ink was dry I began embellishing the front cover. I layered one of the clear tags from the Color Magic Tag kit with the wood Veneer Play word that comes in the Cinch Kit. I added a Rub On Foil word and some September Skies Word Jumble stickers. For the final touch I used one of the Minc gold clips to to attach the Hello Beautiful tag to the top of the front cover. 
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I layered the Hello Beautiful Clear Clear Card over one of the Clear pages that comes in the kit. 
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On the Clear page I laid down the Note To Self Art Screen and added the beautiful gold Art Screen ink over the top and a quick smudge around the edge. 

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 Next I added the Smile Water Color tab that comes in the kit that I sprayed with some Butter Colorshine using the 6×6 dot patterned stencil. 


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For the journaling pages I used a pack of the Wanderlust papers as well as some plain white paper that I trimmed to size. I scattered the pages throughout the book. 


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I added in one of the September Skies Project Life journaling cards for some interest. 


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The Cinch Album  kit contains some pages made from chipboard.  I wanted to cover the chipboard with some pattern paper. I chose the subtle pattern from the Wanderlust collection. I downloaded the fun printable that Heidi shared here. Then  I ran it through my Laser printer then my Minc with some Hot Pink Foil. I trimmed the pattern paper to size and adhered it to the chipboard page and added some of the gold texture paste smudged around the edge. 

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Using another of the clear pages I used the Polka Dot Art Screen and Raspberry Ink to create a fun pattern on my page. 


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Once it was dry I stapled one of the Hello Beautiful cards and adhered  that Gold glitter word sicker to complete.

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Thanks for popping by!

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Wednesday, June 17, 2015

WINNER!!!

The WINNER of my blog GIVEAWAY is Esperanza Carrejo

Esperanza please email me kimtoms2000@yahoo.com.au to claim your prize!
There are 2 winners over on my Instagram account as well! Be sure to check there as well to see if you are a winner!
Thanks to everyone who  played along!

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