Tag: for the love of pretty paper

Scrapbook layout – Chole on the beach

Hi all!

I’ve got a new scrapbook page today that I created for the ABC challenge on For the Love of Pretty Paper. This week the letter is V, and V is for vellum!

I had a look through my stash, as I was sure that I had some clear vellum (well, “clear” is not really the right word.. it’s a tiny bit opaque, but you know what I mean), but I couldn’t find it. So I went for the last piece of the super gorgeous printed vellum by Cocoa Vanilla Studio. I took inspiration from this layout by Crafty Jen Schow that I found on Pinterest.

And here it is!

Chole on the beach | crafts by marialachica | Scrapbook layout using Cocoa Vanilla Studio Wild at Heart collection

In case you are wondering, no.. Chole is not a spelling mistake.. there is a story behind the name, and I have a layout planned to tell that story soon!

I hope you liked this and thanks for looking!

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:

 

Thanks for visiting!

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!