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Colour challenge…

There’s a new challenge going on over at The Studio Challenges.

Create a project using the 2019 Pantone colour of the year – coral!

Here’s the layout I created:

I really had to look for something in my stash that was coral! LOL! I had recently created a layout using up all my coral papers, so I was really happy to find ONE piece of coral paper in the Photo Play “Stuck On You” collection I just received.

I only used this one piece of paper for the layout. The embellishments I used are from a number of different manufacturers – Simple Stories, Kaisercraft, Bella Blvd., Creative Embellishments and American Crafts just to name a few.

So head on over to The Studio Challenges and check out what the rest of the Design Team came up with!

Happy scrapping!

Diana

Coral???

What do you do when your upcoming DT challenge is to use the colour “coral” and you only have ONE piece of paper in your whole entire stash that’s that colour?

Well, you use it! LOL!

Here’s a sneak peek of what I came up with.

Stay tuned for the full reveal on Sunday!

Happy scrapping!

Diana

Only 1…

This week got away from me and I was only able to complete 1 challenge for NSD.

I played along with a challenge over at Scrapbook Nerd ~ Friends Group. It was a “patterned paper” challenge. You had to use as many different patterned papers as you could on one layout. I managed to fit 7 different papers on this page!

Even with using 7 patterned papers on my layout, I still managed to make the photos stand out by having the patterned papers only peek out slightly from behind the photos. Also, I used a paper with a very small pattern for my background paper.

I used papers and stickers from the “Let’s Go” collection by Kaisercraft and then added a few yellow enamel dots and a taxi button from an older Shimelle collection to finish it off.

Because I used multiple photos and so many patterned papers, I didn’t want to add too many more elements.

Well, it’s Mother’s Day today, so Happy Mother’s Day to all the moms out there!

I hope you get spoiled!!

Diana

SPRING…

Happy Easter everyone!

Today we have a new challenge over on The Studio Challenges blog – SPRING!!

We’re asking you to create a project using items from your crafting supplies that spell the word “SPRING”.

I actually found this challenge, well, challenging! LOL!! There are a lot of items that start with the letters in “SPRING”, however, you have to use them all together in one project.

Here’s my take on the challenge:

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I mainly used Vicki Boutin’s “Field Notes” collection I purchased from Scrapbook Nerd. The colours were SUPER springy and I was able to meet most of the challenge criteria with the collection alone! BONUS!

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The word “hello” is from Jillibean Soup’s “Garden Harvest” collection and the enamel dots from Doodlebug Designs.

I really hope you play along! If you do, remember to link up your project on our blog.  We LOVE to see your work!

So head on over to The Studio Challenges blog and find out what items I used and see what the rest of the DT team came up with.

Happy scrapping!

Diana

Scrapbook Nerd sketch challenge…

Hello there!

Scrapbook Nerd is having a sketch challenge over in their Facebook Friends Group.

Here’s the sketch:

And here’s my take on the sketch (also week 13 of “52 Favourites”):

I used the Vicki Boutin “Colour Kaleidoscope” collection I purchased from Scrapbook Nerd.

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I also used a few enamel dots from My Mind’s Eye, some stickers from Simple Stories, a wooden button from an older Shimelle collection and the title “this” is from the Jillibean Soup “Garden Harvest” collection.

If you aren’t already a member of the Scrapbook Nerd Facebook Friends Group, head on over and join.  If you participate in the sketch challenge and share it in the group, you have a chance to win a $15 gift certificateto the Scrapbook Nerd shop! Who doesn’t love FREE stuff! I sure do!! 😉

Happy scrapping!

Diana

Sketch challenge time…

Hello everyone!

Today over at The Studio Challenges we have a sketch for you!

Here’s my take on it.  I chose to flip the sketch clockwise.

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I used the Kaisercraft “Let’s Go” collection and some chipboard triangles from Creative Embellishments.

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And if you use the sketch, make sure you share your creation with us for a chance to be a guest designer on the blog!

Happy scrapping!

Diana

Colour palette challenge…

Hello everyone!

Today over at The Studio Challenges we are inspiring you with a very Springy colour palette!

The colour palette is one of my favourites – blues and yellows!

Here’s my take on the challenge.

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The majority of the papers and embellishments I used on this layout are from the Jillibean Soup “Farmhouse Stew” collection.  They were PERFECT!! I also incorporated a few elements from Vicki Boutin’s “Colour Kaleidoscope” collection that I received recently from Scrapbook Nerd.

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I created a “coffee cup stain” by inking the bottom of an old coffee cup.

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A few blue and yellow enamel dots and journaling around the edges of the page finished off the layout.

So, head over to The Studio Challenges blog and check out the inspiring colour palette and the awesome layouts from the rest of the design team.

Then don’t forget to play along and link up your layout for a chance to be a guest designer with us!

We can’t wait to see what you create!

Happy scrapping!

Diana