Monday, May 10, 2021

Love That Layout - By Crece

Hello everyone, Crece here to share with you a layout I created using some wonderful Scrapmatts products.

Love That Layout

Now for some close ups.

Using the ST9068 Gears Stencil with some Distress Grit Paste for texture, I added different elements from the stencil around where I was going to place my photo.

For more inspiration make sure you drop by the Scrapmatts blog often.

Friday, May 7, 2021

The Merry Month of May

Hello again my lovelies, here we are another month gone with Autumn well and truly here. 

I would like to share a couple of layouts with you.

Firstly I have my gorgeous cousin, Sandra, dressed to the nines on a night out.

I absolutely adore this pic of her and her amazing smile, she is truly a beautiful soul.

For this page I used my fav stencil, great scrap words and lovely lace.






Next up is a pic of me at Surf Beach, Kiama. I was lucky enough to be able to spend Easter there and had the most relaxing time ever. Kiama is my go to place and I have been there so many times over the years but never get tired of it. I am covered in sand, hair wet and no makeup but decided not to alter the pic with a filter because this is what I looked like. 

 You just have to be true to yourself.

I used a variety of inks on the chipboard and love how well they soak up the ink and keep the colour.






Well that is it for me for this month.

I hope your enjoy what I have created and make sure that you check out the Scrapmatts online store for more amazing chipboard.

Until next time

Hugs and love



Thursday, April 29, 2021

Inspired by the products ...

 Most of the time I start my scrapping with my photos - I grab the one I want and then go hunting for papers and embellishments that suit. 

Occasionally though I find I am completely inspired by beautiful products.

This month I had the fabulous title 'Our beautiful Family' sitting on my desk for weeks 

along with the 'Bohemian Bliss' papers from Bee Arty ... 

proving that if I stare at something long enough then I can't resist using it! lol 😂

Below is the page I created using these products ... 

with the left overs I also made a similar themed step card.

To highlight the various shades of blue in my photo I inked in some background action using 
this gorgeous patterned stencil (ST9034)

I used the A4 sized stencil for this layout but will often combine stencil sizes when creating this kind of background, descending in size from the A4 around the outside edges gradually moving down to the A5 to create a bit of a zoomed out perspective... its a vey cool trick. 

For the title chipboard I simply ran over it with a Sharpie... but you can buy it in black - CT091.


And of course you know I can't leave a page alone without sticking some 
mood inspiring chippie words on it! 😉 CB1236 Scrap Words 22


With so many beautiful papers and chipboards left over from making my page 
I just had to indulge in one more step card.

I used the same ink and stencil set that I did on the layout for the card, 
although I used the A6 sized stencil this time.

The lamp posts are a very simple easy addition to any project - just colour the chipboard and add some coloured paper behind the lamp. I love the way the lamps sit off the card in this design ... these lamp posts are the perfect size for card embellishments. 💛 CB5028 Lamp Posts 06

And how brilliant are these embellishment words! 

A single pack of these goes a long way for me with both scrapbooking and card making.
CB6103 - Scrap Words 21 and CB6113 Scrap Words 32

And these I keep a constant supply in in stash of, they are perfect for any kind of card project.
They are super fine and dainty - CB1049 Words 01

Mind you ... looking at this picture, I must recommend you take your time sticking them down 
as once you have stuck them on wonky (as I've managed to do here) they don't move again! 😂

Thanks for popping by for a look,
I hope you take away some inspiration.

Cheers form Kel 

Monday, April 26, 2021

Fussy cutting with Heather

Hi all This month I've done 2 projects, a cute page of my friend's very cute daughter, then an altered paint pallet.
This is a simple layout done with layered fussy cut flowers. I kept the chipboard natural on this project.
For the title I had just the words left from a previous project
my paint pallet was done with a couple of layers of paint and crackle glaze. I then added some pale blue paint to some texture paste to spread through my Scrapmatts stencil.
The flourish chipboard was simply inked with black ink, then the flourishes next to the paint brushes had a light layer of white gesso over the top