Saturday, 20 January 2018

Kraft Plus - January Challenge

Caffeine Hit


coffee habit
Our cat Smudge has a liking for coffee and often tries to drink from our coffee cups. This is what happened when I was out of the room....Isabelle took photos rather than stopping him!!!!


I tried to replicate the look of coffee spills on the background, using several different spray inks. The title was die cut from some beautiful thick card (a scented candle box) that had a shimmery look. I have kept the whole layout fairly simple to let the photos tell the story.

Thanks to Sandra and the Kraft Plus team for a great challenge to start the new year. Thanks also to the awesome sponsors.
Thanks for looking.

Thursday, 11 January 2018

Colour Stories Inspiration Case #245



Dan & Phil come to Adelaide


How I have solved the case, using the traditional method.

The scheme: greenish black - background stamping (cobblestone), off white - crackle texture paste, Charms Creations star, celadon - mist on background, mustard yellow - mist on background, khaki green - ink on lettering (Dan & Phil).
The evidence - wood grain (on trees), triangles, trees, other animal (cat).
The testimony - 6 word memoir, Inspirational word 'night'....and documented an activity in winter.


Saturday, 30 December 2017

Colour Stories Inspiration Case #244

http://csichallenge.blogspot.com.au/
Thank you to Debbi and the CSI team for another great year of challenges. Thank you also to all the sponsors for their generous donations each month.

Once upon a time


How I solved the case:
The scheme: all colours used - red - texture paste, embellishments; palest gray - on the patterned paper, mist on background paper; green avocado/kiwi - texture paste; gray - mist on background paper, paint on title; black - ink, embellishments.
The evidence: Christmas, stencils, bricks, scallops, animal (cat photo), trees.
The testimony: Document Christmas.

Thanks for looking and Happy New Year to all.

Saturday, 25 November 2017

Colour Stories Inspiration - Case #241



Hi crafty friends, today I am sharing my layout for the CSI case #241.

Keep Calm


How I solved the case:
The sketch: I have kept my photo and embellishments to the centre 'panel' of the page.
The scheme: pale, pale grey - the diamond pattern on the light paper framing the photo; peanut brown - the cork paper strips top and bottom of the photo; light buttery yellow - thin photo matt; crimson - the lollipop in the photo; palest grey, almost white - the sky in the photo.
The evidence: tree, stars, hearts, animals, wood, chevron arrows, vellum.
The testimony: the inspirational word 'calm'.

Friday, 24 November 2017

Colour Stories Inspiration - Case #242



Do what you LOVE!


How I solved the case:
The scheme: pale grey - patterned paper (background), title tag; khaki - paper framing photo, mist, flowers; white - texture paste, journalling strips, die cut scribbles; moss green - radiant gel, stamp ink, leaves; coffee brown - mist, paper, flower.
The evidence: leaves/flowers, stamp (random along edge in moss green), buttons, tags, bird, string, jute ribbon.
The testimony: document something you love to do.

Thanks to Debbi and the CSI team for another great challenge!

Thursday, 23 November 2017

Kraft Plus challenge - November



Hello crafty friends. My entry for the Kraft Plus Think Big challenge.

Big Dam
Another photo from my husband's cycling adventures. As long as he keeps cycling, I will have a supply of photos to scrap.


Products used: Tim Holtz grit paste, distress ink - ground espresso, Stampin' Up ink - chocolate chip, Kaisercraft alphabets, coconut shell buttons, metal cogs, die cut mesh, dry wall tape, chipboard pieces from my stash.

Thanks to Sandra and the Kraft Plus team for another great challenge.

Tuesday, 31 October 2017

Colour Stories Inspiration Case #240

CSI Case #240


So Lovely

How I solved the case:
The scheme: pale pink - texture paste; pale turquoise blue - photo matt; scarlet - photo matt, small heart; black - texture paste, hexagon die cuts, white - texture paste, flowers.
The evidence: stripes, fruit (pineapple washi tape), flowers, texture paste, hearts, stars.
The testimony: inspirational word 'Lovely'.

Thank you so much to Debbi and the CSI team for two more fun challenges, and a huge thank you to all the wonderful CSI challenge sponsors. XXX