03 December 2021

Ipswich


Materials
Kaisercraft Sparkle - Auroral patterned paper
DCWV Palms & Ferns foiled patterned papers
Cherry Arte Chipboard Alpha 1 letters
Studio Calico Classic Calico 2 - Stars wood veneers

I'm submitting this one at Soul Scrappers for the December ONE WORD challenge. I chose the letter I for my title prompt - Ipswich. This will be the title page for a series of day trip photographs.



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Materials
Stampers Anonymous Tim Holtz ~ Bricked layering stencil
Little Birdie Mixed Media modelling paste
Little Birdie Home Decor - Terracotta Mat Chalk acrylic paint
Kaisercraft Sparkle - Auroral patterned paper
Kaisercraft Sparkle - Illuminate patterned paper
DCWV Palms & Ferns foiled patterned paper
Dusty Attic ATC Frame #3 chipboard
Tsukineko Versamark watermark stamp pad
Crafty Kids Gold embossing powder
Unbranded Buttercup paper flowers
Unbranded layered flowers
Tonic Studios Nuvo Crystal Drops - Metallic Soft Mint dimensional paint

I'm sharing this layout at:

* Stamplorations ~ December Stencil challenge
One of my favourite Tim Holtz stencils!


* Dusty Attic ~ December Mood Board
I altered the Dusty Attic chipboard with some gold heat embossing.




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01 December 2021

Crimson Tide

At White With 1 our new challenge runs for both December and January.  The colour focus is CRIMSON TIDE combined with this fabulous Page Maps double page sketch:


This is my layout:


Materials
Basic Grey Scarlet's Letter - Recognition patterned paper
Kaisercraft The Looking Glass - Alice patterned paper
Shimelle Starshine - Pathfinder patterned paper
Dear Lizzy Polka Dot Party - Cutesy Cupcake patterned paper
Paper doiley
Recollections Collage Art chipboard sticker
American Crafts Thickers - Playroom felt alphabets
My Memories Butterfly punch

I'm sharing my layout at Simon Says Wednesday for the Anything Goes theme.

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ARTastic in December

The final ARTastic Challenge for 2021 features this fun artwork:


The challenge criteria this month is CHRISTMAS THEME + USE STARS and it runs right through January, giving you time to scrap some of this year's Christmas photos if you wish!

I scrapped some leftover pics from Christmas 2013.  I think we've all got photos that never quite make the first pass!


Materials
Kaisercraft Stargazer - Milky Way patterned paper
Kaisercraft Stargazer paper pad product strips
Baker's twine
Gold star sequins

I'm sharing my page at:

* Crafty Hazelnuts Christmas ~ Challenge 570

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25 November 2021

Travel journal pages

I've started adding random pages to a new travel journal for my November road trips. This one has a folded pocket to tuck some of my matted photos:



This is the 'unpacked' page ~



This page was inspired by these challenges:

Off the Rails Scrapbooking ~ Recycle-Reuse
My page base was made from cut-down product packaging.


* ScrapMir ~ Tasty Life   #Scrapmir_Ch9_21
I really liked this theme.  On our trips we always stop off at roadside stalls to buy local produce! {If I win a prize I'd love the Blue and Blush 8"x8" paper collection!}


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This is the facing page, featuring a larger photo ~


Crafty Hazelnuts Patterned Paper ~ Anything Goes
Just a few bits of torn patterned paper - using up scraps.

* Simon Says Wednesday ~ Anything Goes

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21 November 2021

Spring Cyber-crop

We're cyber-cropping at White With 1 again this month, with SPRING themed challenges.

Challenge 1 ~ Put yourself in the picture:


Materials
Heidi Swapp Emerson Lane - Pretty Please patterned paper
Heidi Swapp Emerson Lane - Sweet Nothings patterned paper
Heidi Swapp Emerson Lane - Easy Peasy title strip
Recollections Collage Art die cut chipboard

I'm sharing my layout at:

* Crafty Hazelnuts Patterned Paper ~ Anything Goes

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Challenge 2 ~ Pink, with flowers, ink and stencilling:


Materials
Making Memories Noteworthy spiral notebook paper
My Favorite Things Mixables - Winged Beauties stencil
Kaisercolour Dusty Pink acrylic paint
My Memories Butterfly punch
Sassafras Lass Stitched Borders clear stamp
Tsukineko Stayzon - Jet Black archival ink
Krafters Korner Mesh Ribbon - Pink gems
American Crafts Thickers - Playroom felt alphabets

I'm sharing this layout at:

* Scrap Challenge YOUrself ~ Use stamps
I dug deep into my stash to find the border stamp.

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Challenge 3 ~ Yellow, with handmade flowers:


Materials
Prima Sun Kiss - Lemon Ginger patterned paper
Dear Lizzy Lucky Charm - Float Away patterned paper
Buttons from my habby stash
Unbranded satin flowers
Digital credit: Rebecca B Designs - Journal Cameras 2

For this challenge I made concertina flowers:



I'm sharing this layout at:

* Lasting Memories ~ #LM574 Stash Bash - Buttons


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09 November 2021

St Paul's


Materials
Cocoa Vanilla Boys Rule - Straight & Narrow patterned paper
Cocoa Vanilla Boys Rule - Star Fall patterned paper
Cocoa Vanilla Boys Rule - Happy Go Lucky patterned paper
D-lish Scraps Just Add Paper - Rustic Charm Kit kraft envelope
Tiny heart paper clip
Tim Holtz Idea-Ology journalling ticket
Cosmo Cricket Tiny Type alphabet stickers
Studio Calico Classic Calico 2 - Stars wood veneers

My layout was inspired by CSI Challenge ~ Case File #372


How I solved the case:
Evidence - wood grain paper, stars
Testimony - journalled inside a frame (ticket)
Scene - I used the colour palette

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08 November 2021

Nanango


This travel journal page was inspired by the November mood board at Scrapping Clearly. I don't use purple very much on my pages, but this was just the push I needed to use the purple die cut flowers I received in a RAK gift:


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07 November 2021

Rustic


Materials
Prima Love Clippings - Deeply in Love patterned paper
Prima Love Clippings - Little Love Notes patterned paper
Vintage text tissue paper
Dusty Attic Grass Cluster #1 chipboard
Prima Love Clippings alphabet stickers
Kaisercraft Jewels - Dec 25th pearls
Tonic Studios Nuvo Crystal Drops - Metallic Soft Mint dimensional paint

This page was inspired by these challenges:

* Dusty Attic ~ November Mood Board


* Crafty Hazelnuts Patterned Paper ~ Anything Goes

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06 November 2021

Pacific Aria

Materials
Glitz Design Hello Friend - Stripe patterned paper
My Memories Butterfly punch
Painted wood veneer shapes
Kaisercraft Mini Alpha - Cherry Red stickers
Baker's twine

I'm joining in at Soul Scrappers for the November Tic Tac Toe challenge. I used: wood veneers, twine, butterflies.

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05 November 2021

Longreach


Materials
DCWV Bella Armoire patterned paper
DCWV Bella Armoire journalling cards
Becky Higgins Project Life - Jade Edition patterned papers
Junkitz Janna - Chipboard Alphabetz letters
Bazzill Basics Butter Cream cardstock
Bazzill Basics Smoothies - Marmalade Blast cardstock

I'm sharing this page at Soul Scrappers for the November One Word challenge ~ A title beginning with A, D or S.  My title (letter A) refers to the replica Avro 504K in the photograph - the first aircraft used by QANTAS in 1921.

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04 November 2021

Noosa picnic

Working my way through a box of old photos, and recording my Mum's memories as we go through them. I copied and enlarged a small photo to see the details, and decided to scrap both photos. One photo - two ways.


Materials
October Afternoon Fly a Kite - Front Porch patterned paper
Heidi Swapp Favorite Things - Lovely Lattice patterned paper
Vintage dressmaking pattern
Dusty Attic Page Pebbles #7 chipboard
Unbranded Buttercup flowers
Carl Mini Daisy punch
PortaCraft Pink Pearls

This page was inspired by these challenges:

* Archi-Scraps ~ Use gingham

* Crafty Hazelnuts Patterned Paper ~ Anything Goes

* Lasting Memories ~ LM572 Stash bust - chipboard
I used chipboard 'page pebbles' from a Dusty Attic set.

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Materials
October Afternoon Report Card - Bus Route patterned paper
October Afternoon Fly a Kite - Front Porch patterned paper
Heidi Swapp Favorite Things - Lovely Lattice patterned paper
Bazzill Basics Powder Blue cardstock
Bakers twine
Carl Mini Daisy punch
The Craft Stall Pearls & Stone gems

This page design was based on the Soul Scrappers November Sketch Challenge.

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03 November 2021

Be the rainbow

Another page for Mum's memory album:


Materials
October Afternoon Fly a Kite - Front Porch patterned paper
Heidi Swapp Favorite Things - Lovely Lattice patterned paper
Heidi Swapp Favorite Things - Seeing Stripes patterned paper
Heidi Swapp Favorite Things - Mixed Floral patterned paper
Pink Paislee Hello Sunshine - Ephemera diecuts

This page was inspired by these challenges:

* UnstampaBelles ~ Colour My World
- No stamps
- Rainbow themed title
- Twist - 'Make it colourful'

* Crafty Hazelnuts Patterned Paper ~ Anything Goes

* Mystical Scrapbooks ~ Scraplift Plus Stitching
I took inspiration from a tutorial by Paige Evans.  I used the technique of torn layered papers, bright colours and scattered die cuts. I added machine stitching to the layered edges.

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01 November 2021

Crisp Apple

At White With 1 this month the featured colour is CRISP APPLE combined with this moodboard:


This is my layout (using baker's twine):


Materials
Tattered Angels Glimmer Mist - Key Lime Pie ink spray
Green Tara 4cm Petals - White paper flower
Button from my habby stash
Kaisercraft Botanica - Roots patterned paper
Tim Holtz Idea-ology - Small Talk stickers
Bakers twine

I'm sharing my layout at:

Simon Says Wednesday ~ Anything Goes

* ScrapMir ~ Forest Stories  # Scrapmir_Ch8_21
I hope the ScrapMir team will enjoy seeing another of my layouts featuring an Australian rainforest.  {If I win a prize I'd love the Blue and Blush 8"x8" paper collection!}


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ARTastic in November

ARTastic Challenge features a beautiful inspiration piece by Australian artist Emma Uber:


The challenge criteria this month is USE A PORTRAIT PHOTO.  

I chose a portrait photo taken by my grandfather - four generations of females on my mother's side of the family.  I took my inspiration from the colour palette, using green and florals.


Materials
Crate Paper/Maggie Holmes Gather - Kate patterned paper
Heidi Swapp Emerson Lane - Semi Sweet patterned paper
Note paper
Kaisercraft The Looking Glass - Queen of Hearts title card
Crocheted lace
Unbranded satin flowers
Buttons from my habby stash

I'm sharing my page at Crafty Hazelnuts Patterned Paper for the Anything Goes theme.

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29 October 2021

Currumbin Rockpools

A little bit of mixed media:


Materials
Ranger Tim Holtz - Tarnished Brass distress spray stain
Heidi Swapp Color Shine - Seafoam ink spray
Carabelle Studio Stitched Mixed Media Background stamp
Tsukineko Stazon - Jet Black archival ink
Unbranded wood veneer flowers
EK Success Jolee's Boutique white pearls
Upcycled packaging - transparent acrylic
Upcycled price tag

I'm joining in at these challenges:

* Mystical Scrapbooks ~ Stamped background
I don't do a lot of stamping on my layouts, so this was definitely a challenge for me. I used a large background stamp as my photo mat.

* Simon Says Wednesday ~ Anything Goes

* ScrapMir ~ Forest Stories  # Scrapmir_Ch8_21
I hope the team in Ukraine will enjoy seeing a layout featuring a forest setting in Australia.  {If I win a prize I'd love the Blue and Blush 8"x8" paper collection!}


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28 October 2021

A new technique

I tried something new! This is the layout I created:


Materials
Ranger Dylusions - London Blue ink spray
Ranger Tim Holtz - Tarnished Brass distress spray stain
Heidi Swapp Color Shine - Seafoam ink spray
DCWV Palms & Ferns foil patterned paper (fussy cut flowers)
Upcycled packaging - transparent acrylic
Tim Holtz Idea-ology - Small Talk stickers

My page was inspired by these challenges:

* Mystical Scrapbooks ~ Plastic wrap technique
I really enjoyed trying this technique - so fun and simple. I followed the tutorial shared by Julie Kairl.  These are some of my progress shots ~ the first one is the 'wet' sprays, and the second is covered with plastic wrap (still wet).



* Simon Says Wednesday ~ Anything Goes

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23 October 2021

Zoom Zoom


Materials
October Afternoon Fly a Kite - Front Porch patterned papers
American Crafts Thickers - Lax glitter chipboard alphabets
Studio Calico wood veneer frame
Sequins
Nail art glitter - turquoise

I'm joining in at these challenges:

* Mystical Scrapbooks ~ Add a shaker box
I made my shaker box from a little wood veneer frame, and a piece of acetate which I cut from some product packaging.


* Crafty Hazelnuts Patterned Paper ~ Anything Goes
Culling down my stash of October Afternoon papers.

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14 October 2021

Linville, again

A few more pages for our girls' 2020 road trip journal:


I'm sharing this page at Soul Scrappers for the October Sketch challenge. I did quite a bit of fussy cutting on this one. A detail shot that shows the shiny metallic paper:



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And other one ~


I'm sharing this page at:

* Simon Says Wednesday ~ Not a card
* Crafty Hazelnuts Patterned Paper ~ Anything Goes

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10 October 2021

Milkshakes

A few more pages for the road trip journal:



I'm joining in these challenges:

* Scrap Challenge YOUrself ~ Black and white and one other colour
Couldn't resist a bit of pink!

* Crafty Hazelnuts Patterned Paper ~ Anything Goes

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I'm sharing this page at Soul Scrappers for the One Word challenge. This month it's a title starting with M, U or W.  M is for Milkshake :)

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06 October 2021

Together is the best place


Materials
Crate Paper/Maggie Holmes Gather - Kindred patterned paper
Crate Paper/Maggie Holmes Gather - Beautiful patterned paper
Crate Paper/Maggie Holmes Garden Party - Garden Greens patterned paper
Pink gingham ribbon
Tim Holtz Idea-ology - Small Talk word sticker
Green Tara 2cm Gerbera - Pink flowers
Portacraft Pearls - Pink gems
Painted wooden flower buttons - pale pink
DMC embroidery thread

This page was inspired by these challenges:

* Lasting Memories ~ #LM568 Famous designers - Maggie Holmes
I used papers from two Maggie Holmes collections.

* Mystical Scrapbooks ~ Torn paper

Journalling on the back of the tag, tucked behind the photo: The old billy cart. They used to push the cart (with the kids in it) the full length of Hastings Street, up the hill and across to Sunshine Beach. Clarry and the kids (Peter and John), Mavis, Aunty Desley, and an unknown friend/neighbour.

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