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‘B’ With Laura

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Hello there!  It’s Laura here today sharing my take on the Facebook challenge for October.

Here is the sketch I designed:

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And this is my take on it:

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I stayed quite true to the sketch.  The supplies are from Maggie Holmes’ Gather, and SpiegleMom Scraps of course!

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I’ve used sequins from Mint Chip and Believe In You.  I’ve used a couple of doilies too, one coloured up with ink sprays.

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I love the effect of the strung sequins wrapped around the frame.  This is something I want to expand on in a future layout!

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You can watch the process too…

 

Thanks for joining me today!

Laura

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Mint Chip Bracelet with Laura

Hi Guys!  Laura here again.  One of my current favourite sequin mixes is Mint Chip.  I adore the minty coloured sequins…

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Mint Chip

So for my project this week I pulled out a small pile of mint sequins, a small pile of pink sequins and grabbed my jewellery making box.

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It is a fairly simple construction of colour coated copper jump rings and smaller silver jump rings with the sequins attached.  Once you have got the hang of opening and closing jump rings a bracelet like this can take just 15 minutes to create.  (Then, all you will need is a willing volunteer to model it while you photograph it!!  – Thanks Mum! x)

I’d love you to leave me a link to any sequin jewellery you have made.

See you next weekend,

Laura

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Lucky Us Layout with Katty Miranda

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Hello friends! Katty Miranda here with another Scrapbook Session. This week I am scrapbooking a picture of my mom and niece. Whenever my niece is off from work she likes to come over and take my mom out. They love going to the casino, even if it is for 30 minutes, they love it. I think it’s funny, I am not a casino fan. While on their little adventures, they love to send me pictures and call me on Facetime while i’m at work. I always find it hilarious. I just had to scrap about this. I will also journal but on the back(I hate seeing my handwriting on pages, lol.)

For this layout I began with white 12×12 cardstock. I used a Teresa Collins Stencil with a geometric floral pattern and I used the edges of the stencil on the top and the bottom of the center of the page to create two triangles facing each other. Through the stencil I used the beautiful Shimmerz Dazzlers in Pucker up Pink. It’s a beautiful pinky fushia color. I love how it looks with this stencil. I then added the sequins from the beautiful Mint Chip Sequins Mix. I just scattered them around in random areas within the geometric floral. The only pattern I kept was that I added the same sequin on one side as I did the other. However both triangles were different. I then tried a couple of options for patterned paper as a mat for my photo and decided on a light grey and light green  from the Crate Paper Notes & Things 6×6 paper pad. That also brought in some of the green from the sequins.

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I kept my embellishing very simple. I used three of the Chunky Cork Stars. I used the same Shimmerz Dazzlers in Pucker up Pink and with a small flat brush I added a border around the stars. It added a nice shimmery touch to the beautiful cork stars. I also added a light pink sequin from the Mint Chip Sequins to the center of each of the stars.

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For my tittle I used some Amy Tangerine foam word thickers and wrote out what I thought was a very appropriate tittle “Lucky us. ” I finished off my layout with some splatters of black india ink around my stars. I really love how this turned out. I am one of those scrapbookers that just likes to add and add and add things to my pages and I am slowly learning that sometimes less is more. I hope you love my layout as much as I do.

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There is a process video on my You Tube channel: https://youtu.be/sGQjHYSsabQ

Thanks so much for spending some time with me today! XOXO -Katty

Chunky Cork with Laura

Hi Friends!  Laura here to day to share a craft hack and some scrappy happenings!

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I’ve had my eye on some cork hearts with gold flecks in them, but each time I’ve tried to buy them online they are sold out.  I put my thinking cap on and came up with a plan to make my own…  you can watch a tutorial here or in short; one pack of the gorgeous chunky cork hearts, some two way glue and some foil or gold leaf.  A few dabs of the glue then add the gold leaf and hey presto!

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I’m really pleased with how they turned out.  I experimented with polka dots and a bigger smudge of glue too…

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For my first layout today I used My Mind’s Eye’s On Trend 2 collection that came in my recent scrapbooking kit.

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I added in a few of my hearts and some gold sequins.

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I’m not keen on my journalling showing so I made a little pocket to hide a journalling card in.  I always have some glassine bags on hand.  You can easily change the size with  few lines of sewing.

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I was so pleased with how the hearts looked on the page that I immediately started work on another!

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This one is made from the same collection and includes the cork heart with the most metal leaf on.  I also added in some twine, Mint Chip sequin mix and Peachy Sherbet sequin mix.

You can find my supplies in the SpiegelMom Scraps shop and if you use the code Laura15 can bag yourself a discount!

Thanks for joining me today,

Laura

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