Tag: hand stitching

Scrapbook layout – Love actually

Hello all!

Today’s layout I made for a challenge over at the Mercy Tiara group. It was a tough challenge, I tell you!

The “recipe” was:

1. A theme of music and/or movies. This can be about a favourite song or movie or just a song or movie title as the title for the layout or even song lyrics or a quote from a movie
2. A grid style in part or all of the layout
3. Something black & white
4. Stripes
5. A simple outline or sillouhette image, this can be stamped, stencilled or hand drawn
6. I’m scared to say it, but …. No letter stickers!

In addition to this list, there was also a tic tac toe challenge to go with it, and I also incorporated a line from the tic tac toe: Use a frame, stitching and use a list on your journalling.

And here it is! Unfortunately, these colours are hard to photograph!

Love actually | crafts by marialachica | Scrapbook layout made for a challenge over at the Mercy Tiara facebook group

Thanks for popping by and see you very soon!

Scrapbook Layout – My boy

Hello all!

Today I have a new layout that I scraplifted from the talented Raquel Bowman. I found it on Pinterest and I thought the style was so “me”, plus I have been loving circles lately, so it was perfect! You can see the original here.

And this is my layout:

My Boy | crafts by marialachica | scrapbook layout scraplifted from Raquel Bowman, using Cocoa Vanilla Studio You Rock collection

I used Cocoa Vanilla Studio “You Rock” collection. It is such a gorgeous collection and I still have plenty! I think I can manage at least another 4 layouts (or even more if I maximise my scraps!)

I did some hand stitching in two of the circles, but the piercing guide that I used was only so big, so the stitching is not very near the edge as I would have normally done it, but I think it looks quite good anyway 🙂

Here are two more close ups:

My Boy | crafts by marialachica | scrapbook layout scraplifted from Raquel Bowman, using Cocoa Vanilla Studio You Rock collection

My Boy | crafts by marialachica | scrapbook layout scraplifted from Raquel Bowman, using Cocoa Vanilla Studio You Rock collection

 

Thanks for visiting today and I hope I’ll see you 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 – 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!

Scrapbooking Layout – Lego caterpillar

Hello everyone and happy Monday!

Today’s layout is part of a crafty game that I took part on the Mind The Scrap group, called Chinese Whispers. The concept is very simple: One person creates a layout based on a sketch, then sends it to person number 2 to scraplift, who then passes on to person three and then four (or as many people as you want in your group!). There were four of us in my group.

So today I am going to show you the first set of Chinese whispers that started with me. I based my layout on a sketch I found on Pinterest, and created my layout with my June Lottie Loves Paper kit. Here it is:

Lego caterpillar | crafts by marialachica | scrapbooking layout based on a sketch, using June's kit by Lottie Loves PaperI may retake the photo again at some point as this is not the best quality.

And here is the sketch:

I then passed on my layout to Helen, she passed hers to Lis, who passed hers to Michelle. Here are the next three:

And a close up of my layout so you can see the painted wood heart:

Thanks for popping over friends, and read you very soon!