Monday, April 28, 2014

Butterfly Love Tag

Hi Guys.. Yup it's Karen here with you again.. and yup I've got another tag to share with you.. hope you aren't getting sick of them!!
Today I'm going to go through with you step by step how I did this Tag..
I had been eyeing off the Wendy Vecchi stamps that are in the store for a little while, and finally got a set. These stamps are just lovely to use, they are so nice to stamp with,  The one I have used is now sold out, but the others that are left are just as nice, There is only a couple of sets left in the store here and here ( at a great price too) so you'd better get in quick if you think you might like some.

I started off by inking my background using a mix of distress inks in Broken China, Peacock Feathers and Walnut Stain, then flicked with water and dried.  ( I think this may be my new favourite colour combo!).
My next step, I stamped the background stamp from my stamp set with embossing ink, and embossed it with Ranger Sticky embossing powder, and then sprinkled it with peeled paint distress glitter while it was still sticky.

I love how it looks, with nice subtle vintage sparkle.
Next I took the quote from the stamp set, and stamped it onto waxed kitchen paper using archival ink in Jet black, fussy cut around the quote and stuck it on to my tag using Multi Medium in matte. By using the multi medium and waxed paper when it is dry all you can see if a very feint outline of the paper,  as you can see in the photo below. I also added in a stitched border around my tag at this point..
Next I pulled out a few bits and pieces.. a fussy cut butterfly left  over from an old project, some wooden prima embellishments, and a Tim Holtz Numerals and pen nibs, and a Graphic 45 Keyhole.
I played around with them a bit till I had them arranged just right and finally stuck them down, again using my multi medium and I was done.
I really love the pop of orange against the background!
Thanks for stopping by again, I hope I've shared a little inspiration with you.. Don't forget we'd love for you to share your gorgeous creations with us on the Wild about Scrap Facebook page, so why not pop on by and show us what you've been up to!
Happy Creating


Saturday, April 26, 2014

Embossed Love Mini Album - Bo Bunny


Embossing Folders - are you like me and have quite a variation of embossing folders - from spots, to hearts, to stripes, to music..... today I have a project to show you where I have used more than 8 different folders - an embossed Mini Album entitled - "I Love You, 7 days a week".

Fancy Pants - Birthday Cards

Hello, I have been creating some very simple Birthday Cards using Fancy Pants papers which I had left-over from creating my Baby Albums.  With all three cards, I have kept them fairly simple by just adding minimal layers - so they will be great for posting in the mail.

Friday, April 18, 2014

Fabscaps - Miss Muffet

Hello, Sue D here with you today to share a layout using the beautiful Fabscraps paper range. Life's been a little hectic and I've not done much other than get the kids back into routine and my usual volunteering at my dd primary school but I have taken a little time out for me.

The background paper is Fabscraps - Miss Muffet and the photo is of my little princess standing in the shallow water at Mandurah foreshore.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Photos Tags

Hi Guys, Karen with you again today. I wanted to share with you an idea today to get you thinking and maybe think a little beyond the normal adding photos to a layout.. How about adding them to a tag?

They would make a great little gift for a family member for a special occasion, a party invite, and thank you card, an inclusion for an Art journal, an addition to a scrapbook layout.. so many possibilities.

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Mini Album / Journal - Prima Engraver and Prima Lifetime Collections

Good Morning,

Hope you are having a crafty day!!  I wish all days were crafty days!!  Today I have a Mini Album / Journal that I have created using some of the fantastic Papers from the Prima Ranges - Engraver and Lifetime.

Monday, April 7, 2014

Tim Holtz 12 tags of 2014 - April

Hi guys- Yup you guessed it - Karen here with you again today..
I cant believe it's April already.. a new month means a new Tag from Tim Holtz For the 12 tags of 2014.. I look forward to the first of each month to see what gorgeous inspiration Tim has come with for us..
Tody  I'm sharing with you my April version ... 
And a couple of close ups... Don't you just love the new Idea-ology  Nature Adornments?  I think I'll find myself needing a few more of these! Another addiction to go with my love of Chitchat stickers..   The photo of cute little girl I've added in is yet another of a member of my  family..

Do you play along?
If you do, we'd love for you to drop by the Wild About Scrap Facebook Page and show us your tag!!
Thank you so much for stopping by, Hope to see you again soon...
Happy Creating
Karen xxx

Saturday, April 5, 2014

Fancy Pants - "Baby" Mini Albums

Babies, babies - always an exciting time!  I have two friends who are having babies this year, one of them is due any minute now - so I decided I would make them a Mini Album each using some the Fancy Pants papers in the clearance section - there are some great bargains to be had in this section be sure to have a look, but be quick as there are not many of each paper design left!!

Neither Mother has found out whether they are having a boy or girl so I created the albums to suit either - I have used Blue - but they are not too blue!  I have kept each album quite simple so it is easy for very busy Mum's to just add photos!

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Table Decoration

Hi, Sue D here with a quick project tutorial on cute table decorations. These quick and easy decorative cones will add to any dinner party setting and I am sure will be the talk of all your guest. Easily made with just a few items I am sure we all have in our stash, if not head on over to Wild About Scrap store and stock up on all the fabulous products recently added.