Thursday, September 19, 2013

3 Amazing layouts by Nicole Nowosad, Leanne Allinson and Gretchen McElveen


Today, I am sharing with you a quick layout, made using lots of KI Memories products! It all starts with this amazing Lace cardstock background paper:

Sunshine layout by Nicole Nowosad

I chose a few words from the paper and added some patterned paper strips in behind them by cutting them down and adhering to the back of the lace cardstock.


Next, I added a ruffle sticker to the inside of one of the decorative edges of the lace cardstock and ruffled it up:


Next, I stamped a few embellishments, using the Bella Blvd. Kiss Me stamps and added them over the stickers on my page:


Supplies:
KI Memories Lace Cardstock – KI10053
KI Memories Ruffle Stickers – Simply Lovely - KI10032
KI Memories Paper –Simply Lovely – KI10057
KI Memories Paper – Best Friends – KI10056
Bella Blvd Kiss Me Stamps – IC0225

Thanks for joining me today!

Nicole

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Hi Everyone!  It's Leanne here today to share with you some leaf to feather inspiration.  Feathers have been a trend in scrapbooking for a little while now and I thought I would join in with the craze.  However, I didn't really have anything in my stash the would suffice until I spied the Echo Park Sweet Girl (IC0524)clear stamp collection. Together with the leaf/branch image, some acrylic paint and paint brush I created my own peacock feathers.

Peacock Zoo by Leanne Allinson

I started by loading my paint brush with navy acrylic paint and applied it to the centre of each leaf.  Working quickly and using a peacock feather as reference, I added the other blues, greens and gold to the rest of the clear stamp. 



The next step is a little bit of trial and error.  Gently apply the stamp to white cardstock.  Don't apply too much pressure as the paint will mix together instead of creating a soft image.  Allow to dry completely before fussy cutting the "feathers" and adhering to your layout.

 
supplies:
stamps:  Authentique Keep Me Posted (IC0231); Echo Park Sweet Girl (SC0524)
ink: Close To My Heart (chocolate, lagoon, sweet leaf)
 
patterned paper: Lily Bee, My Mind's Eye.
other: cardstock; Sassafras stickers, staples, acrylic paint, glitter thickers, Greatest View badge/flair.


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Hi there! Gretchen here with a layout to share with you using some of the very pretty KI Memories Vintage Charm collection.  

I combined the Vintage Charm with the Mini Celebrations We are Family patterned paper and ruffled stickers. These 2 collections work really well together! I used the “B” side of the “Carte Postale” patterned paper (it looks like notebook paper!) as the base of the layout. Then I added a sheet of the “Musical Hearts” lace cardstock on top of it. I adore the look of the hearted lace paper as the background of a page! 


After creating the base for the layout, I built the rest of the layout from there. I added a little more patterned paper, a single picture, journaling strips, ruffled stickers, some string, and several punched butterflies to complete the layout. Thanks for looking!
Supplies:
KI Memories Mini Celebrations We Are Family patterned paper
KI Memories Vintage Charm Musical Folders patterned paper
KI Memories Vintage Charm Musical Hearts lace cardstock
KI Memories Vintage Charm Carte Postale patterned paper
KI Memories Vintage Charm Rulers patterned paper
KI Memories We are Family ruffled stickers

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