Tag: crop

Scrapbook layout – Lovely cousins

Hello everyone!

I was at the Scrap Cafe crop yesterday and I managed three layouts! To be honest, I attend the crop for the chit chat and crafty gossip more than anything, so the number of completed layouts is the least of my worries. Still! I think three layouts in 5 hours is quite decent!

Today’s layout was inspired by Natalie Nelson’s “squares” layout on For the Love of Pretty Paper. She cut her photos and pattern papers in 4 inches square and then stitched all the edges. I wanted to make something similar, however, knowing that I wouldn’t be doing any machine stitching, I thought that leaving a little gap amongst the squares would be better.

I used Dear Lizzy “Lovely Day” papers and most of the embellishments, and some thickers and alphas from my stash.

I hope you like it!

Lovely cousins | crafts by marialachica | scrapbook layout in grid format using Dear Lizzy Lovely Day papers

Read you very soon!

Layout Lookback video on YouTube (July 2017)

Hi all!

It is not quite the end of the month, but I know I am not going to be making much more before August arrives, so I thought I would get my Layout Lookback video done today 🙂 July wasn’t as busy as May (I don’t think I’ll get another busy month like that again!) but I still managed quite a few layouts.

Here they all are:

Read you very soon!

Scrapbooking Layout – Beautiful

Hello again friends!

Today’s layout I also made at the Scrap Cafe crop in Reading a couple of weekends ago. I wasn’t feeling 100% inspired, so I went for a direct scraplift from the super talented Bea Valint. I used pretty much the same papers and embellishments too (Cocoa Vanilla Studio – Wild at Heart collection). I very rarely copy a layout almost identically, but this one was so pretty that I couldn’t help myself!

Here is my layout, and HERE is Bea’s original one:

Beautiful | crafts by marialachica | scraplift from Bea Valint using Cocoa Vanilla Studio "Wild at Heart" collection

And a couple of close ups:

Beautiful | crafts by marialachica | scraplift from Bea Valint using Cocoa Vanilla Studio "Wild at Heart" collection

Beautiful | crafts by marialachica | scraplift from Bea Valint using Cocoa Vanilla Studio "Wild at Heart" collection

Thanks for visiting me today, and read you very soon!

Scrapbooking Layout – Morning Face

Hi all!

This is a layout that I made a couple of weekends ago at the Scrap Cafe crop in Reading. I was inspired by a layout I saw on Pinterest, however, I have been looking for it in order to link to it here and I can’t find it! I was just inspired by it, it’s not a straight scraplift, otherwise I would feel terrible! I always like giving credit where credit is due. I used Dear Lizzy Lovely Day papers and some embellishments from OneCanoeTwo “Hazelwood” collection.

The word “morning” was stamped, and I actually loved doing it… I have a few alphabet stamp sets and I very rarely use them! I need to get them out more 🙂

Morning Face | crafts by marialachica | scrapbook layout using Dear Lizzy Lovely Day papers

And a couple of close ups:

Morning Face | crafts by marialachica | scrapbook layout using Dear Lizzy Lovely Day papers

Morning Face | crafts by marialachica | scrapbook layout using Dear Lizzy Lovely Day papers

Thanks for visiting and see you soon!

Scrapbooking Layout – We can help you paint

Hi all!

This is a layout that has been in the making for quite a while! I originally cut the hearts on my Silhouette to create the Hello Scooter layout. But I knew that I would be able to use the negative space as well, so when I was designing it, I placed the hearts carefully and also added the stitching lines outside the hearts.

Then, a couple of weekends ago, I did the stitching whilst I was at the Scrap Cafe crop in Reading (this has just reminded me that I haven’t shared the other two layouts that I created that day, so I will make a new blog post about those tomorrow).

And finally, I finished the rest of the layout on Saturday! So, yeah, a long time coming!

Here it is:

We can help you paint | crafts by marialachica | scrapbooking layout

And a couple of close ups:

We can help you paint | crafts by marialachica | scrapbooking layout

We can help you paint | crafts by marialachica | scrapbooking layout

 

This was a fun layout to make, and I loved going through my stash to get all my yellow and green embellishments.
I hope you have liked it, and read you very soon!