Tag: mixed media scrapbooking

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!

Stuck? Sketches – The beginning of a beautiful friendship

Hello friends!

Today I am super excited to show you my very first layout as a Design Team Member of Stuck?! Sketches <3 I have been a fan of this blog since I started scrapping on 12×12, so it was such a great honour to be chosen to be part of the team!!

And here is my first layout!

The beginning of a beautiful friendship | crafts by marialachica | scrapbook layout based on stuck? sketches sketch for October 1st 2017

And this is the sketch that my layout was inspired on:

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Here are a couple more close ups of my layout:

The beginning of a beautiful friendship | crafts by marialachica | scrapbook layout based on stuck? sketches sketch for October 1st 2017

The beginning of a beautiful friendship | crafts by marialachica | scrapbook layout based on stuck? sketches sketch for October 1st 2017

I hope you have enjoyed this layout and thanks for visiting today!

UK Scrap Addicts Blog Hop – Fun at Wellington

Hello everyone!

Today’s layout is for the UK Scrap Addicts blog hop, where the challenge was to use scraps and scraps only! So it was the perfect opportunity for me to take out my Simple Stories “I AM” scraps out!

Here is my layout:

Fun at Wellington | crafts by marialachica | scrapbook layout using Simple Stories I AM collection scraplifting a Crate Paper layout by Anabelle O'Malley

I have been pretty mojo-less in the last few days, so I used a layout that was shared on For the Love of Pretty Paper for our Zig Zag challenge. It is a beautiful layout and I hope I’ve done it justice! After looking for the creator of the layout for quite a while, I finally found the original on the Crate Paper blog and the designer was Anabelle O’Malley
And another close up:

Fun at Wellington | crafts by marialachica | scrapbook layout using Simple Stories I AM collection scraplifting a Crate Paper layout by Anabelle O'Malley

Thanks for joining us in this blog hop! Please be sure to hop by the next person and complete the loop to collect all the letters for the scavenger hunt. Once you have completed the loop and have all the letters you can enter the competition by heading to the Blog Hop post on the UK Scrap Addicts blog. There you will find a entry form, powered by rafflecopter, simply enter your answer and email address there before 8pm on the 5th October for a chance to win a Traveler’s Notebook creative kit from UglyBugPlans, some beautiful Washi and Stickers from Pretty My Page and an adorable charm from Sarah.

The winner will be announced over on the blog on the 6th October.
My letter is … K!!
Now head over to Claire’s blog to continue the hop!! https://scrappynerduk.blogspot.com/

Thanks for joining me today and read you very soon!

Scrapbook layout – My rock

Hello friends!

Today’s layout is a “just because” layout. All the pages I’ve made recently were for a specific challenge, so it was nice to create just because for once! I played with several ideas in my head, but in the end I settled with this layout, which was loosely inspired by this lovely page by Pol Prince.

And here it is!

My rock | crafts by marialachica | mixed media scrapbook layout using circles
Apologies for the rubbish coloration on the photo. The natural light let me down! I have taken another photo but I am not sure if this one is any better! The colours are truer to the original, but the image isn’t sharp!

My rock | crafts by marialachica | mixed media scrapbook layout using circles

And a couple of close ups:

My rock | crafts by marialachica | mixed media scrapbook layout using circles

My rock | crafts by marialachica | mixed media scrapbook layout using circles

Thanks for visiting today, and read you soon!

Scrapbook layout – Pretty rainbow

Hi all!

Today’s layout is inspired by the first fortnightly sketch over at Stuck?! Sketches. When I first saw it I said “this is perfect to use my 5kg box of scraps” and I did! I used my box of scraps! I’ve only made a little dent on it, it is still 4.999 kgs 😀

Because the photo I was scrapping was of a rainbow, I knew I had to make a rainbow of pattern papers 🙂 Here it is:

Pretty rainbow | crafts by marialachica | scrapbook layout inspired by the first September 2017 sketch from Stuck? Sketches

And here is the sketch!

As you can see in the sketch, under the strips of pattern paper, there are some splatters of mixed media. I wanted to keep my background quite white, so I sprayed with my White Heidi Shine and the result is quite subtle, but I love the shimmery effect. I am not sure how well it can be appreciated in the photo. I also used a bit with Tinsel Heidi Shine and a few black watercolour splatters. I should have waited until the ink sprays were dry before adding the watercolour splatters, as they run a bit…

Pretty rainbow | crafts by marialachica | scrapbook layout inspired by the first September 2017 sketch from Stuck? Sketches

For the embellishments, I used “Life is Beautiful” by Fancy Pants, and some buttons and sequins from my stash.

Pretty rainbow | crafts by marialachica | scrapbook layout inspired by the first September 2017 sketch from Stuck? Sketches

Thanks for visiting, and read you soon!