Sunday, April 6, 2014

My Creative Scrapbook April Main Kit

My Creative Scrapbook Main Kit for April.

One word.  Pretty!




I added Shimmerz Paint In Vibez- Rolling in the Hay


Lots of little stamped images and text....


Lots of machine stitching....


I pulled apart the flowers so they were less dimensional.....and there's three flowers there from 1 flower!


Be back soon with some Project life Spreads to share!


Friday, April 4, 2014

Project Life Week 8

Heres another project using the My Creative Scrapbook Main Kit for April.

A Project Life Spread this time.  A fairly simple one.  Nice and easy.  I am a few weeks behind, so nice and easy is good!!!!


Side A


and Side B.

Week 8....
done.

Stop by the MCS Blog to see many more ideas using the April Kits!


Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Playing catch up.....again! March.

So yes.  Its happened again.
I am late getting this work posted.
What a busy month this one has been.

So lets catch up anyway!


Here is what it looked like....

 A page celebrating Krispy Cremes, which we dont have in this part of the world, and I have to rely on DB business trips to get my hands on any!






Project life Week 5 Side A


and side B.....



So that is the March 'My Creative Scrapbook' Creations.  Drop by soon and see what they have instore for April.  It's great!  Such a lovely kit.  Sneak Peeks should be up soon!




My Creative Scrapbook Process Video.


Here is a little about my process with a My Creative Scrapbook Kit.

I used the Main Kit this month.
(Click the image to take you directly to the Kit Page )



Once I open my box of goodies each month I go through the papers, finding things that go well together.

I have in mind that I would like to get at least 3 Pages and a Project Life Spread out of the kit.

I open all the packets and take a look at the embellishments....this helps me envisage the Photos I might have, or the topics I might scrap.

I find at least 4 different coordinating patterned papers that will suit my PL spread and cut each sheet in halves.




Then I take the halves and cut it into three 6x4 pieces.  I add in a 1/2 sheet of cardstock to break up the pattern.


I start laying out the spread and cut 4 pieces in halves again to make 8 3 x 4 pieces for the centre row.


and then I go through the die cut pack adding things that will suit first up.


From there I add photos and embellish.

See the video for how I work on one Layout, and go about mapping out a few others....


Thanks for stopping by.



Thursday, February 20, 2014

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Wednesday, February 12, 2014

My Creative Scrapbook- Project Life Style!



Here is my 4th Project using the My Creative Scrapbook Main Kit.

Project life this time.  So easy making the Project life cards from the main Kit each month.





With the cards this time, I added some stincilled dots and chevrons with coloured distress Inks that 
co- ordinated with the papers


Stitch on top of the Papers Images to create the feeling of depth


Make tags and wrap hole with string for texture


Add an eyelet ribbon and string, to a tag cut from Printed Paper.



So week four.....DONE!!!
YAY!


Check out the Blog HERE.  Lots of tutes and inspiration from the MCS designers there!
Thanks for stopping by today.  See you again soon.


Tuesday, February 11, 2014

A Video For My Creative Scrapbook

Here is my tutorial this month, in the form of a video! Hope you enjoy watching my process of one of my pages using the Main Kit this month!

Here is the project.....



 






And a recap of all the projects I got out of the kit this month, with product to spare!




and the Project Life Project as well.




You can see more of each of the designers work on the MCS Blog HERE

Thanks for dropping in today!