Tag: 12×12 scrapbooking

Scrapbook Layout – Current Obsession

Hello all!

Today I bring you a brand new mixed media layout which is going on my Book of Me album, and it is all about my current obsession: Twenty One Pilots.

I know the band has been around for years, but I only discovered them at the beginning of 2017. My husband started playing their latest album in the car and although the style is not 100% my taste, I found them really catchy and suddenly fell in love with their music! I say that the style is not entirely my taste, because they have lots of elements of dance music (or “chunda-chunda” as I call it) which I am not keen on. However, the lyrics and more importantly the tunes are amazing, and I absolutely love the singer’s voice.

So this layout is really simple. In microsoft word, I pasted the lyrics to some of my favourite songs from their two latest albums, and send it to print! I have used 280gsm card, as I knew I wanted to do some mixed media and there is a bit of warping, but not too much, so I am quite happy. There is no journalling in this layout, as I think it speaks for itself.

Anyway, here are a couple of photos and a process video! I hope you enjoy it:

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Read you soon guys!

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Youtube video – Layout look back

Hello lovely likers!

I am about to put all my completed projects into page protectors and albums, so I thought it would be a good idea to film one of those flip throughs or lookbacks or whatever they are called. Unfortunately when I started doing the video voiceover, my throat was really sore and I kept coughing. I hope people are not too putt off by this!

Anyway, here it is and I hope you enjoy it!

Read you soon,

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Scrapbook Layout – Just Like Dad

Hello! Today I am super excited to announce that I am guest designing for Stick It Down!

Here’s my layout:

Just like dad

And this is the sketch that it is based on:

SID April sketch

For this layout I used Project Life cards that I trimmed and cut. I have tons of Project Life cards but I am never going to do PL however the cards are super handy to use on layouts. You can use them for backing photos, or trim them and use the sentiments as I have done here.

Here are a couple more close ups:

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I want to thank Ashley from Stick it Down for giving me this amazing opportunity to guest design. I have loved working with this sketch and I look forward to playing along with more sketches on the blog!

I hope you have liked this layout, and read you soon!

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Scrapbooking Process – Exeter

Hello lovely likers! It’s the Easter holidays! Have you got anything interesting planned? And more importantly, will you be doing any scrapbooking?

Today I bring you another process video, and this time I have been a brave big girl and done a voice over! I hate my voice (like everyone else does, I suppose) but I decided it was time to face my fears.

The layout is about a mini break that my husband and I took in Exeter last week. I think this is the fastest “camera to layout” page I’ve ever done. We came back on Wednesday and by Friday I had already printed the photos! That’s a first!! The page was inspired by one of the UK Scrap Addicts designers and her page with hand stitching. Here’s her layout that inspired me.

Anyway, here’s a photo of the page and for more details, please see the video below!

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Thanks for watching and read you soon!
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Scrapbooking Layout – Hello Nature

Hello fellow scrapbookers! It’s finally Friday! Are you ready for the weekend? I certainly am!

The layout that I bring you today I made on Wednesday morning. My husband and I were very lucky to enjoy a short break sans-kids in Exeter at the beginning of the week. On Wednesday morning he had a business meeting to attend there, so whilst he was gone I took the opportunity to scrap a page. I had taken with me my March Lottie Loves Paper kit and other bits and pieces. So I took a table in the hotel bar area, and off I went!

I must admit that I felt a bit odd. I have only ever crafted in “safe places”, aka, my house or a crop with other like minded people, so being in a public space, being looked at by complete strangers made me feel weird a couple of times. I got a couple of people kind of interested, asking to look at what I was doing and asking a couple of questions. The waitress who brought me tea said that she scrapbooked from time to time, “but nothing this big”. From her description I think she keeps a smash book of some sort.

So, without further ado, here’s my layout!

Hello nature

As I have previously said, I took my Lottie Loves Paper kit, which has got papers from Cocoa Vanilla Studio and some embellishments from 1canoe2 Hazelwood collection. I also had some die cuts from the same collection, so I used those. On the layout there are also some paper laser cut flowers from Heidi Swapp, some faux sequins and other enamel hearts. I did some watercolour splattering. And the title is made of the hello sticker from 1canoe2 and the word Nature with puffy alphas from Freckled Fawn (which i love and I wish I had in every single colour)

A couple of close ups:

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I must admit that I did not love having so little to choose from. I suppose in a way it is good as I was then forced to use what I had, but for example, that title is not what I had in mind for my photo. I wanted the title to be about Mother’s Day, but I didn’t have the letters necessary in the two different alphas that I took. This title is actually the third one that I came up with that I actually had the letters for!

I decided to do some hand stitching around the border when I got home on Wednesday night. It felt like it needed something extra, and this month it’s all about stitching on UK Scrap Addicts so I decided to do that 🙂

Anyway, I hope you have enjoyed this layout, and thanks for stopping by!

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