Stuck?! Sketches Design Team!!

Hi all!

I’ve got super exciting news for you today…. I made it into the Stuck?! Sketches design team!! Yuhuuuuu! I have been a fan of Stuck?! Sketches since I started scrapping in 12×12, so being chosen to be part of the team is not only an honour but almost like a dream come true!

Come over their page where they are announcing the new team, I am surrounded by a very talented group of ladies! I still can’t believe it… I need to pinch myself! 😀

https://stucksketches.blogspot.co.uk/2017/09/meet-our-new-design-team.html

So come over in a few days when I can show you my first layout for this amazing team!!

Scrapbook layout – 3 cheeky monkeys

Hello friends!

For today’s layout I wanted to use scraps and that is absolutely what I’ve done! Not a single full piece of paper was cut to create this layout!

3 cheeky monkeys | crafts by marialachica | scrapbook layout using just scraps

The four stripes of paper surrounding the turquoise cardstock are the only leftovers, proper scraps!!, from the layout I made the other day for the Silhouette UK blog. The turquoise cardstock and background stripey paper are also scraps! For the embellishments, I took a half-used pack of “snip-its” by Cocoa Vanilla Studio, form the Colour Me Happy collection.

3 cheeky monkeys | crafts by marialachica | scrapbook layout using just scraps

3 cheeky monkeys | crafts by marialachica | scrapbook layout using just scraps

I hope you have liked this layout and thanks for visiting!

Thanks for visiting!

 

Scrapbook layout – My rock

Hello friends!

Today’s layout is a “just because” layout. All the pages I’ve made recently were for a specific challenge, so it was nice to create just because for once! I played with several ideas in my head, but in the end I settled with this layout, which was loosely inspired by this lovely page by Pol Prince.

And here it is!

My rock | crafts by marialachica | mixed media scrapbook layout using circles
Apologies for the rubbish coloration on the photo. The natural light let me down! I have taken another photo but I am not sure if this one is any better! The colours are truer to the original, but the image isn’t sharp!

My rock | crafts by marialachica | mixed media scrapbook layout using circles

And a couple of close ups:

My rock | crafts by marialachica | mixed media scrapbook layout using circles

My rock | crafts by marialachica | mixed media scrapbook layout using circles

Thanks for visiting today, and read you soon!

Scrapbook layout – First ever S’mores

Hello friends!

Today layout I made for the Mercy Tiara 27 Day Scrapbook Challenge on Facebook. The challenge was to use the following:

  • Autumn related layout
  • 4 pattern papers
  • Use a stamp
  • Multiple photos
  • Include journalling on the page
  • Use die cuts

In addition to the required elements, I also included three extra items from Moira’s tic tac toe challenge, which were

  • Add journalling on a tag
  • Use thread or twine
  • Make it leafy!

And here is my layout!

First ever s'mores | crafts by marialachica | scrapbook layout created for the Mercy Tiara September 2017 challenge

It may not seem like it, but there really are four pattern papers in there! Two in the main vertical line, and two more mounting the photo 🙂 A couple more close ups:

First ever s'mores | crafts by marialachica | scrapbook layout created for the Mercy Tiara September 2017 challenge

First ever s'mores | crafts by marialachica | scrapbook layout created for the Mercy Tiara September 2017 challenge

First ever s'mores | crafts by marialachica | scrapbook layout created for the Mercy Tiara September 2017 challenge

 

Thanks for visiting today, and read you very soon!