Friday, April 03, 2015


My cat, Emma, hasn't been featured very much in my scrapbooking since my daughter was born 3 yrs ago. So when this month's theme was presented as "magic" - I knew exactly what I needed to do. 

I got to play with some masks and distress inks to create the background, which made me very happy. For a long time I thought I didn't like getting messy with colors, gesso and other materials, but I have to admit that I was wrong. I do like it. A lot.

The masks I used are all from Tim Holtz and I used tumbled glass, ices spruce and wild honey from the distress ink family.

The frame is actually a PL-card from Heidi Swapp, as well as the golden card with rays and the small, mint, heart card.

All stamps are from this month's story stamps by Ali Edwards.

I made this layout on one of our scrap meetings in Limhamn, Sweden. I'm actually pretty satisfied that I finished the layout that evening, 'cause usually on these get-togethers there's a lot of talking and laughing and not a lot of scrapbooking. On my part, that is.

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

I'm back!!

I haven't blogged for over a year - but now my mojo's back and I've started creating again. Finally!!

So to start this spring season of scrapbooking off, I've created a layout with delicious spring colors using last month's story stamps from Ali Edwards, themed AM/PM. I chose to tell a story about my mornings and my favorite meal of the day: breakfast.

I've used quite a lot of the stamps included in the kit. I embossed and hand cut "good" and "morning" to create the title. Then I used some of the smaller stamps to create a frame around the photo.

Other embellishments are stars from Studio Calico, which I have added dashed lines to. As photo mat and part of the frame I've used some adhesive sheets from Lifestyle Crafts called "Shape 'n Tape". As part of the photo mat I've also used some vellum to soften up a little bit.
The golden "A" is a letter sticker from American Crafts, which I have embossed some embossing enamel upon.

Here are some close-ups:

Have a great week and a Happy Easter - and I'll see you soon!
Love //A