Saturday, October 13, 2018

October Catch Up Post

Hi everyone

I've remembered this month.  Life really got in the way for me in September.  Before I realised it the 13th had flown by and I had missed my post for September.

To make up for it I have included double the layouts I would normally showcase.  This means double the gorgeous Scrapmatts products.

My first layout is my Design Team submission for the current challenge over at Made To Scrap - The Aussie Way.  This challenge is all using frames.

Products used:

 Stencils 9002  Hexagons

 CB1205 Mini Tags 01

 CB1123 Signboards 01

 CB1236 Scrap Words 22

 CB1192 Scrap Words 04

My next layout was my September DT submission for Made To Scrap - The Aussie Way.   This challenge reminded me of my daughters tattoos.

Product Used:

 Stencil 9050 Hearts

CB6113 Scrap Words 32

CB6106 Assorted Words 24

CB1235 Leaf Spray 14

 I love this next layout.  Haven't done a double page, multiple photo layout for quite a while.

Products Used:

Stencil 9023 Bricks

Stencil 5006 Stencil Circles

CB5113 Heart Frames 10

CB1241 Scrap Words 27

CB6117 Assorted Words 30

CB6105 Assorted Words 23

CB6106 Assorted Words 24

My last layout for this post was for a Christmas Challenge.  It is really hard to get everyone together for a Family photo.  I made everyone do it last Christmas.

Products Used:

CB6105 Assorted Words 23

 CB6113 Scrap Words 32

 CB4069 Ornate Frames 23

CB1071 Hearts 04

Hopefully these layouts have inspired you to create and you can make the time to do so.  Luckily I have a scrapbooking retreat coming up in a few weeks. Can't wait to create without distraction.

Fingers crossed that I see you in November with some of the results from my retreat.

Until then, Happy Creating with Scrapmatts.


Tuesday, October 9, 2018

October Creating with Scrapmatts!

Hello there,
I trust your day is going well...  I am scratching my head as to how we got to October already, but here we are!!! I am just popping in to share a couple of layouts I have created using some fabulous Scrapmatts products.. So many  products, so many ways to use them!! I hope I can inspire you in some way today!

The first layout is one I created for last months challenge over at Color; Stories, Inspiration where some of the Scrapmatts designers guested for the challenge.Challenges are always good to get you thinking!!
The theme of my layout was to scrap about my Daughter and her cat!

and here are some closer views!!
Love the string circles and I popped a little liquid pearls dot randomly on the arrows..

The stencilled triangles always add great interest to any back ground..

The chipboard swirls are painted with black gesso to add some drama to my page..

I popped a little bow under my cluster and painted it a happy yellow to match the color scheme!

You are my favourite.

I love this photo of my Daughter and her cat... some photos just look better cut into a circle!!

The Scrapmatts I have used for this page..

ST5032 Stencil Triangles

CB4063 Leaf Spray 13

CB5140 String Circles 04

CB1191 Scrap Words 03

CB6083 Bows 01

The second layout I would like to share is a masculine one, and I love the gears and cogs and arrows for my male projects...

some closer views..

The gears were simply dabbed with two different colored ink pads..

Chipboard arrows, stencilled numbers...  perfect for my male page..

I added some rips to the paper and put some contrasting paper strips in the gaps for some added texture and interest.

You make the world more amazing.

And this is a list of the Scrapmatts I have used for my male layout.

ST1003 Stencil Sticks

ST9030 Stencil Numbers

ST9036 Stencil Gears

CB1017 Keys 01

CB2012 Page Border 10

CB5107 Arrows 01

Well I hope you have been inspired to get your Scrapmatts out of the packets and onto your layouts!! Make sure you come back to check out what amazing things the other designers are creating on the blog!
Until next time,
Happy Scrapmatting!!

 Lizzy Crust

Friday, October 5, 2018

October Creations with Tania

Hello there!

Tania joining you today to share a couple of projects I created for this month using lots of gorgeous Scrapmatts goodies! 

 First up I have a mini canvas to share...... 

"You Make Me Smile"

I wanted to add lots of texture to the background of the canvas so I used a couple of Stencils Numbers and New Cheese.  I covered the canvas with both stencils until I was happy.

Here is a photo before I added any colour.

Next I had some fun adding lots of Dylusions sprays.  I wanted to add some black to tone in with the Black Chains & Gears chipboard I was using.  Below is the canvas before I embellished it.

Next I added lots of paper layers and then layered my photo over them.  I still wanted to add a bit more texture so I used some Gold Leaf and Prima Art Stones.   I added the chipboard Chains & Gears, a chipboard title and finished off the canvas with lots of yummy blooms.

Here's some close ups.....

Next up is a layout to share.....

"Timeless Memories"

To start I added some texture to the background page using the Damask Stencil.  Once dry I splashed on some Dylusions spray.  I added some paper layers and then the photo overlapping them.  I framed my photo using an Ornate Frame in the white finish.  I coloured a couple of page borders using the same dylusions sprays I had on the background page.  After I had embellished the page with flowers I tucked the chipboard page borders into the flower clusters.  I finished off my page with a chipboard title.  

A few close ups......

Well that's all from me today!  I hope I have inspired you all a little.  Don't forget to check out the  store here for all your Scrapmatts goodies, and also pop back to the blog to see the gorgeous creations from the other DT girls.

 Until next time, happy crafting Tania xx