Sunday, 27 March 2022

Ink & Share March Scrapbook Blog Hop - Tic Tac Toe



Sneak Peak at Yellow, Orange & Pink


Welcome to Ink & Share Scrapbook Blog Hop for March which is a Tic Tac Toe theme.
There is 5 of this month who created a layout especially for this theme.

You may have joined me from Dorothea with her interpretations
of the cool Tic, Tac, Toe inspiration board.
I chose the right hand row of colours - Yellow, Orange and Pink.
As I was playing with these colours previously they were still out on my desk.

I chose to use products from the Abstract Beauty Suite in the Jan-June Mini.
You will find the products on page 48-50.
In this suite there is a Bundle - Hello Beautiful Stamps and Beautiful Shapes Dies
BUT I focused on using mainly the Abstract Beauty 4 x6 DSP
which I cut the hexagon shapes out of for my layout.
I also used the Ephemera Pack and the Adhesive Backed Hexagons
which I coloured with Pumpkin Pie Blends.

Not a whole lot of stamping on this layout...Pumpkin Pie was my favourite ink.
Just some scatterings of the small stamps in between some of the hexagons
and then I created a border with the long scribbled line stamp.
Also I added some splatters with the Pumpkin Pie Blends.

To create this cluster I used the Abstract Beauty Ephemera Pack and
the soon to be retiring Expressions In Ink Ephemera Park
some Vellum Cardstock and the die-cuts

Like I said it is a very basic scrapbook layout...Inspiration Pinterest -  Debbie Macaulay

 Here is my take on this layout, I added some dimension to some of my hexagons.
Using the Hive 3D Embossing Folder and Crushed Curry Cardstock I added texture.
I also used Stampin' Dimensionals to add height to some of the hexagons.
Some of the other hexagons were cut from Expressions In Ink DSP just to add
a bit more pink to the layout.

I coloured the Adhesive Backed Hexagons that were Blushing Bride colour to
Pumpkin Pie as the light pink didn't work for my layout.


Up next is Jo Blackman with her Gorgeous layout...

 If for some reason the links are broken please follow along with the list below.

Jo Blackman

Gez Carpenter

Sue McDonald

Dorothea Winkler

Sharon Dalton

 Thank you for joining us again for Ink & Share Scrapbook Monthly Blog Hop.
Please leave us some LOVIN so that we know if you were inspired by our designs.
Cheers Shaz

Thursday, 17 March 2022

Scrapbooking Global - Stampin' Up!



Welcome to Scrapbooking Global's March 17th Blog Hop
our theme this week was picked by
Maï Lavidalie.
I LOVE her theme because it is a Colour Combo and they make me use colours
I wouldn't normally use together.

So the colours that Maï chose were Misty Moonlight, Crumb Cake and Petal Pink.
I will be so sad to see Misty Moonlight retire from our colour palette at the end of May


You may have just joined me from Courtenay Heuston
blog where she has used a circle layout very similar to mine.
I swear I did mine before she showed me her page....

I used a 12 x 12 Crumb Cake cardstock which you can
find in a pack of 12x12 Neutrals cardstock assortment.
I added some background stencilling in Crumb Cake ink using the new Butterflies & Flowers Layering Decorative Masks in the Jan-June Mini.

Next I used a kids plastic plate and drew around it several times just moving it slightly with the Misty Moonlight Stampin' Write Marker from 2020-2022 InColors .

Then I added some background stamping from Ranunuculus Romance Bundle


Then I die cut out the large Ranuncula Dies and stenciled with Misty Moonlight ink
to create more depth to my layout...
I also added the Misty Moonlight ink with the Blending Brushes to
add colour to stencil
Ranuncula to other parts of my layout as I was almost finished...
I used a sticky note to cover my photo mat to ensure
that I didn't get ink where I didn't want it.
Lots of stenciling & masking today in this layout.
Next I cut out some of the leaf dies from the Ranunuculus Dies
from our gorgeous New Horizons DSP.


I also die cut the largest Ranunucula die 3 times for my flowers on the layout
in Petal Pink cardstock and then I used our Blending Brushes
to add more Petal Pink ink to them.
AND then I used Stampin' Spritzers to lightly spritz with water
and scrunched them up to give a bit more texture to the die...


I am really happy with how they turned out.
Adding some Crumb Cake cardstock die cut leaves from the same die set.
I simply added a bit more texture to the leaves with some Crumb Cake ink with
Blending Brushes as these dies also leave some texture as well as die cutting.

The rest of the layout was very simple (KISS - Keep It Simple Stupid)
I used Misty Moonlight cardstock and Crumb Cake
cardstock as my card mats for photos.
I die cut the long Petal Pink cardstock with the Palms Dies.
I wrapped Misty Moonlight/Petal Pink
Ribbon Combo around my layout and tied a bow.

I die cut the title from Amazing Thanks Dies in both Misty Moonlight and Petal Pink
as it has both the shadow and the actual die cut word to finish off my layout...
Lastly I added Polished Dots from Symbols of Fortune suite in Jan-June Mini.

I hope you like my layout, it is a great challenge for me.
I have only just finished my layout before going Live at 2pm.

Up next is  Julia Quinn and I am sure that she will have an AMAZING layout.
We the Creative Design Team Members would LOVE it if you wanted to join the
Blog Hop Monthly.  We hop the 3rd Thurs of the Month and we have a new theme
every month so that we can get those creative juices flowing...
If you LOVE Scrapbooking like we do, join us over at Scrapbooking Global - Stampin' Up!

Thank you for hoping along with us, please follow the Blog Hop along with the NEXT
button and if for some reason that the link is broken
follow along with the list at the bottom of the page.
Cheers Shaz