zaterdag 11 september 2010

I couldn't resist

Last week I was extremly lucky and I won several blog candies! The first one I received was from Lisa . As I'm leaving on vacation in less than a week I have lots of things to do and actually no time to craft. But I couldn't resist: I had to try. I'm so happy with this gorgeous stamp from LOTV. The actual cardmaking with some yummy papers from the candy will have to wait 'till after Portugal.

zondag 5 september 2010

Paris: Thalys

I was having problems with the title on this page. It was laying on my desk for weeks, but the inspiration didn't come. Untill I saw this layout on Pamela's blog. I realised I bought Thickers a while ago, but had never used them. I found these black ones that look perfect on my layout. I'm really happy with the result!

I used sketch 85 from Creanijn . My supplies are:
- cardstock
- patterned paper: Urban Lily 'Pinkalicious collection'-Itty Bitty Pink
- American Crafts 'Jewelry Box' Chipboard Thickers
- handwritten journaling with Staedtler pigment liner 0.5

zaterdag 4 september 2010

Corfu: Halikiopoulos lagune

This is only the left part of a layout. The other half still needs journaling, but as it's a different subject you can also see them seperately. I created this for a challenge to use 4 torn edges on your layout. I finished it when the deadline had passed, but the main thing is I really like this page very much! I've used a Becky Fleck sketch from April 2006.

My supplies:
- cardstock
- patterned paper: My Mind's Eye - Magnolia- Serene "Dream" Floral/teal
- George and Basic Shapes Cricut cartridge
- Stabilo point 88

Kos: Zia

I'm working with two themes in my Kos album: Basic Grey papers and Creanijn sketches. The result on this page is a combination of Archaic papers with sketch 30 from Creanijn. I'm not 100% sure about the layout, maybe it looks a bit weird because the pictures are so close next to each other?

Kos: mandraki

There were some layouts laying in my drawers which only needed small finishings, such as adding journaling, buying extra paper, etc. I wanted to work on these pages before to start new ones.

For this specific layout I didn't have enough patterned paper in my stock. I bought a Basic Grey Wisteria kit last year in Paris, but for a double page layout you often need more than one paper of a certain pattern. I found the extra papers I needed in the Creanijn shop . I created the title with my Cricut and printed the journaling from my pc. The layout is based on sketch 51 from Creanijn.

My supplies:
- Basic Grey Wisteria patterned paper
- Plantin Schoolbook Cricut cartridge