Tag: 2017

UK Scrap Addicts – Why fit in…?

Hello everyone!

As you may have noticed, my usual day for posting for UK Scrap Addicts has changed from the beginning of the month to the end of the month, which was so handy as I would have never finished my layout or even made a video at the beginning of the month!

But I managed in the end!! This month’s theme is Alpha Stickers, and we are encouraging people to think outside the box and use alphas a bit more, maybe in a different way!

And this is my layout:

Why fit in? | crafts by marialachica | UK Scraps Addicts scrapbook layout using Thickers

I made a process video, so pop over youtube to see how I created my background and the story behind it!

 

Read you very soon!

Scrapbook layout – No regrets

Hi all!

This is another layout that I made for the retreat last weekend. I entered it on a challenge that was about regrets, so I decided to go on a little tangent and capture the story of how I got my last job. It is a very personal story, however I didn’t have a problem with other people reading about it and that’s why I left the journalling showing. My layout is heavily inspired by this one I found on Pinterest.

And here it is!

No regrets | crafts by marialachica | scrapbook layout using Felicity Jane and Crate Paper Carousel papers, with onecanoe2 embellishments

And a couple pf close ups:

No regrets | crafts by marialachica | scrapbook layout using Felicity Jane and Crate Paper Carousel papers, with onecanoe2 embellishments

Those alphas are so gorgeous!

No regrets | crafts by marialachica | scrapbook layout using Felicity Jane and Crate Paper Carousel papers, with onecanoe2 embellishments

The papers are from Felicity Jane and Crate Paper “Carousel”. The leaves I die cut at the retreat and the flower embellishments are from 1canoe2.

Thanks for visiting! Read you very soon!

Scrapbook layout – Scrappy squad eats pizza

Hello friends!

I attended to Scrap Cafe retreat at the weekend and I had a great time! Unfortunately, I wasn’t able to stay overnight in the hotel, which means my scrappy time was slightly reduced. But I still managed 9 layouts, which I am quite happy about (my personal target was 10, but I lost my mojo at the end).

This layout here is one of the last ones I made and one of my most favourite. On Saturday night my scrappy friends Claire and Zoe, and I had a takeaway pizza for dinner. I took the photo and went home and posted it on facebook. Zoe saw it and said “you need to print this and scrap it for the social media challenge!”. So what I did was print three copies, one for each one of us, and all three of us scrapped the same photo! The results were so different too!

Here is my take:

Scrappy squad eats pizza | crafts by marialachica | Mixed media scrapbooking layout using Emoji Love by Simple stories

And this is the magic of retreats, this layout was put together thanks to the generosity of my friends! Someone lent me the spatula to apply the paste, somebody else lent me the Heidi Shine Sprays, and someone else gave me the Emoji Love card and lent me the smiley face stamp. Team work!!

A couple more close ups:

Scrappy squad eats pizza | crafts by marialachica | Mixed media scrapbooking layout using Emoji Love by Simple stories

Scrappy squad eats pizza | crafts by marialachica | Mixed media scrapbooking layout using Emoji Love by Simple stories

Thanks for visiting! Pop over tomorrow for another layout from the retreat!