Scrapbook layout – Amigos de COU

Hi all!

Today’s layout has been made for the extra special “All 13 letters” ABC challenge on For the Love of Pretty Paper. We are on week 13 of our ABC challenge, and as an extra we have asked people to include all the elements that we have drawn so far:

Buttons, red, tags, food, material, journey, diagonal, wood, gold, numbers, languages, squares & kraft.

And here is my layout:

Amigos de COU | crafts by marialachica | scrapbook layout using the 13 prompts of the ABC challenge on For the Love of Pretty Paper so far

The less obvious items are:

Wood – there’s a wood button on the bottom right corner.
Gold – there’s gold in the “COU” alphas, in the twine in the tag and two little gold enamel shapes.
Material – the twine in the tag
Diagonal – two squares have been folded on their diagonal
Journey – the journalling describes part of my life journey

I used the Rough & Tumble collection again, as it was still on my desk from having used it on my “You Shine” layout just the other day. I thought the colours were great with this photo too!

There is a little red button under the photo in the layout above that I was not happy at all with, so after taking that photo I actually removed the button. Unfortunately, the paper underneath reaped a bit, so I added some word stickers.

Amigos de COU | crafts by marialachica | scrapbook layout using the 13 prompts of the ABC challenge on For the Love of Pretty Paper so far

Thanks for popping by today and read you very soon!

Scrapbook layout – You shine (youtube video)

Hi all!

Today’s layout and YouTube video is for the ABC challenge over on For the Love of Pretty Paper. This week’s letter is K, and K is for Kraft! Kraft colour is just gorgeous, and I decided to make it my background.

I have made a process video, so go ahead and have a watch just down there!

You shine | crafts by marialachica | scrapbook layout with kraft cardstock for the ABC challenge on For the Love of Pretty Paper

And here is the YouTube video:

 

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Scrapbook layout – Awesome tower

Hi all!

Today’s layout I created just on Monday for a mini challenge on the Mercy Tiara facebook group, with a Creative Scrappers sketch set by Moira 🙂

Here’s my layout and the sketch:

Awesome tower | crafts by marialachica | scrapbook layout using Cocoa Vanilla Studio You Rock collection, following a Creative Scrappers sketch

Creative scrappers sketch

 

I used the You Rock collection by Cocoa Vanilla Studio. I am very pleased to say that I still have enough papers and embellishments for at least 4 or 5 layouts more! <3

Here are two more closeups:

Awesome tower | crafts by marialachica | scrapbook layout using Cocoa Vanilla Studio You Rock collection, following a Creative Scrappers sketch Awesome tower | crafts by marialachica | scrapbook layout using Cocoa Vanilla Studio You Rock collection, following a Creative Scrappers sketch

 

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

Scrapbook layout – Picture perfect

Hi friends!

This is the third and last layout that I made at the Scrap Cafe crop on Saturday. I used papers from the “Tealightful” collection by Pebbles, and the embellishments are mainly Cocoa Vanilla Studio, from the “Love Always” collection. Both purchased from Lottie Loves Paper.

I had to retouch the mixed media under the papers once I got home, as what I added at the crop was mainly hidden by the papers. And as you can see, I went fro a cream textured cardstock, rather than pure white and I think it looks great!

Here it is:

Picture perfect | crafts by marialachica | Scrapbook layout using Tealightful by Pebbles and embellishments from Cocoa Vanilla Studio Love Always collection

And a few close ups:

Picture perfect | crafts by marialachica | Scrapbook layout using Tealightful by Pebbles and embellishments from Cocoa Vanilla Studio Love Always collection Picture perfect | crafts by marialachica | Scrapbook layout using Tealightful by Pebbles and embellishments from Cocoa Vanilla Studio Love Always collection Picture perfect | crafts by marialachica | Scrapbook layout using Tealightful by Pebbles and embellishments from Cocoa Vanilla Studio Love Always collection

 

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Scrapbook layout – Mum & me

Hello everyone!

This is the second layout I created at the Scrap Café crop on Saturday. And I love love love it!

Definitely, this turquoise textured cardstock is one of my most favourite. I love all the layouts I’ve made with it lately! For the florals, I wanted to use a paper by Dear Lizzy that a lot of people have been using lately, but I didn’t have it, so I rummaged Lorraine’s stash until I found this perfect one! Fussy cutting at a crop is not a great idea, since you’re “wasting” precious time, but I didn’t care. I was there to spend time with my crafty friends, and the number of layouts was secondary!

And here it is:

Mum & me | crafts by marialachica | scrapbook layout fussy cutting black and white florals by Kaisercraft

 

And a couple of close ups:

Mum & me | crafts by marialachica | scrapbook layout fussy cutting black and white florals by Kaisercraft

Mum & me | crafts by marialachica | scrapbook layout fussy cutting black and white florals by Kaisercraft

As you can see, I haven’t added any journalling. That’s because of two main reasons:

  1. I felt like it would spoil the very clean feel of the layout
  2. This photo was taken the same day as my previous layout (lovely cousins) and they will go side by side, so no need to add more to it.

I hope you have enjoyed this, read you very soon!