Tag: mixed media scrapbooking

Scrapbooking Layout – A letter to my father

Hello everyone!

This is a very small Throw Back Thursday, since the layout is only two weeks old! But I completely forgot to blog about it when I finished it, so here it finally is!

I started this page ages ago, in May… I applied gesso to the patterned paper background and then smeared some gold paint. Unfortunately, I hated the final result. Some people said to not give up and keep adding layers of mixed media. And that’s what I did. I wanted to make a layout about my dad, and because of the content of the letter, I knew I wanted the layout to be messy… hence I rescued the page.

So I added lots of ink sprays, modelling paste, more paint, splatters, stamping… And now I actually love how it’s turned out!

Here it is:

A letter to my father | crafts by marialachica | mixed media scrapbooking layout

I know this is not my usual style, but I love getting messy with mixed media from time to time!

Here’s another close up:

A letter to my father | crafts by marialachica | mixed media scrapbooking layout

Scrapbooking Layout – Let’s wander (youtube video)

Hello everyone!

I had a bit of time for a layout earlier, and since I was also home alone, I decided to make a video! The layout it’s based on the single page sketch for Stick it Down, and I had lots of fun making it!

I used papers from Shimelle’s first collection and other Shimelle embellishments from other collections and I am so happy with how it’s turned out! Here it is:

 

 

Let's wander | crafts by marialachica | Scrapbooking layout based on the August 2017 single page sketch by Stick It Down

I had a tiny accident when splattering the black Heidi Shine, and I smeared a tiny bit in the circle embellishment, however I managed to clean it a bit. You can still see it, but not too noticeable.

And here are a couple of closeups:

Let's wander | crafts by marialachica | Scrapbooking layout based on the August 2017 single page sketch by Stick It Down

Let's wander | crafts by marialachica | Scrapbooking layout based on the August 2017 single page sketch by Stick It Down

And I made a YouTube process video! Here it is:

Thanks for visiting today and hopefully see you very soon!

 

Scrapbooking Layout – Horse riding

Hello all!

Today’s layout has been made using Stuck? Sketches August 1st sketch. It is a lovely sketch and the layouts by the design team are truly inspiring!

This is my layout:

Horse riding | crafts by marialachica | scrapbook layout based on August 1st 2017 Stuck Sketches

I used the “Just be you” collection by Echo Park Paper. I have only used this collection in one other layout and I thought it was time to get it out again!

Something that bothered me a lot about this layout is that I don’t remember the date when these photos were taken! I know it was a special date, like an anniversary but I have no idea of which year! So it could be 2008, before we got married, or it could be 2010 for our first wedding anniversary… Not sure! I have been looking at other photos to see if I have my hair in a similar style, so I can recognise the date, but it’s proving difficult! Unfortunately the date stamp in the digital photos is wrong (it says 01.01.2008), so I’m so gutted! Hopefully, Jon will be able to help me figure it out and then I can add the date under the stamped word “Lyndhurst”.

Here are a couple more close ups:

Horse riding | crafts by marialachica | scrapbook layout based on August 1st 2017 Stuck Sketches

Horse riding | crafts by marialachica | scrapbook layout based on August 1st 2017 Stuck Sketches

Thanks so much for visiting today and read you very soon!