Tuesday, May 3, 2016

A MINI ZIG ZAG ALBUM

A ZIG ZAG MINI ALBUM

Hi everyone Miriam here with my project for May. My album is a little
different this time, but still has tags for journaling and larger photo mats.
I used the beautiful Heartfelt Creations paper, this paper is just perfect for fussy cutting  
flowers, and I have two pages cut here. I also used a Stampin Up tab punch and a Martha Stewart small flower punch. The Imaginarium Chipboard is painted with black gesso.











I think the black Bazzill is the perfect background for this paper.
Hope you like my take on this little album.









Monday, May 2, 2016

Double Layouts for May with Amanda Baldwin

Hi Imaginarium Designs Friends!

Welcome back for another super-filled, fun month of chipboard inspiration!

Today I am sharing a few layouts which I am lucky enough to be teaching at the
Seriously Scrapbooking store.

First up, my double layout class featuring the gorgeous
Cocoa Vanilla Studio: Free Spirit collection...



Aren't they sweet?! Such fabulous painty backgrounds that are a ton of fun to create!
Let's look at each page individually though, as they're also designed to be stand alone layouts too!

"#Awesome"


Isn't he the coolest?! Truly suits his title - awesome!!! Such a fun lil guy & how he loves to ride his scooter!
It's hard to believe that Free Spirit is a feminine collection, huh?!
To create a more 'boy' look I have carefully selected chipboard that coordinates with the Free Spirit die cut ephemera, but also screams boy!
Cogs, bicycles, & stars - just perfect!
And a gorgeous blend of blues, yellowing golds, and greens for the painty background!
Let's take a closer look.....


The bicycle chippie is an old favourite of mine! With Free Spirit having a navy bike ephemera, it seemed only appropriate that I stamp this one up in a royal blue ink. Just enough point of difference and yet, partnered so perfectly!
And how cool is that hashtag word, #awesome ?!! Love it! Really fun, and contemporary! I inked mine in matte black for a bold finish! 

Here's a closer look at the cog and stars....


To maintain a boy feel, I emphasized the stars by adding a few into the background with texture paste. I coated my chippie stars, and cog, in gold ink. I then continued the stars feature with a navy die cut star layered onto the cog. Very cool!

Here's my darling daughter version....

"#Wonderful"


So pretty!!! Love this! The colours are just divine!
Again, I've drawn my chipboard choices from the Free Spirit collection. I was especially inspired by that navy die cut butterfly - so naturally, I had to choose those intricate butterfly chippies!
And to tie in with my boy layout, I've used a hashtag word for the title too!
Here's a closer peak....


As this is the more delicate of the two layouts, I avoided black ink for my title. Instead, I've used that yellowing gold ink that featured on the stars on the opposite page. Stunning!
And how beautiful are those butterflies?!!


Gold ink for the larger one that supports my sweet photograph, and royal blue for the smaller one...


Just the most exquisitely cut chipboard! Divine!!!
To maintain the girl feel to this page, I used some very pretty pinks for my blended background. Otherwise, it's a very complimentary layout to my awesome boy one.

Imaginarium Designs Chipboard Featured:



Tinies - Bicycle (small)



9 Cogs on board small



21 Stars in a board



Hashtag Words



4 Small Butterflies with cut out wings in board



Butterfly

If you'd like to join me in creating both these layouts, and learn how to blend & tone your paints,
 I am teaching them at:

Seriously Scrapbooking, Colonel Light Gardens, South Australia
Saturday 28th May 2016, 2pm-4:30pm

Please call the store on (08) 82771298 to book in! Cant wait to get a lil painty with you!

My final layout that I am sharing with you today is actually my June double layout class!
You'll remember my boy version, "Little Treasure" that I recently created for the baby theme post a few months ago. Well, it was so popular that I decided to create a lil Miss version and make it my next double layout.
But enough talking, here they are.....


I know, does it get anymore divine?! 
How heavenly sweet!

Let's take a better look at my pink one.....

"Little Cutie"


Such a super sweet and delicate baby girl page!
 I've featured some really lovely chipboard here and given it a soft, gentle look with creamy lemons, and baby pink tones....


Like the boy version, I've used Studio Fouteen40 flair, Labels, & Cutz, and that stunning Kaisercraft lace template to create my page with. But it's the chipboard that is undoubtedly the star of both these layouts!
I've used solid white embossing powder on my title and birdy heart, and embellished both with flair and delicate blooms.
Here's another view....



Just sooooooo pretty!
And how cute is that lemon painted bird?!!



Love how delicate this is! Swoon!!!
I've used Versa Ink: Petal Pink on those gorgeous handrawn hearts too....


Love the sequin finish on the lemon heart - just enough bling without being harsh!
This is love indeed!

Imaginarium Designs Chipboard Featured:



Little CUTIE - new release coming soon to the store ;)





You can find out the details of this class at Seriously Scrapbooking too!

And there you have it! 
I hope my layouts have inspired you to get creating with our favourite chipboards!
*Don't forget to leave a comment to go in the draw to win a pack of chipboard*

til next time,

http://happyartydays.blogspot.com.au/




Saturday, April 30, 2016

Imaginarium Designs + Art Journal = Happy Scrapper :)

Hello Hello :)

Today I would like to share with you a couple of page from my journal, I have been enjoying painting lil Goth like girls lately and just had to try them out with some of my fave Imaginarium Designs chipboards :) :) :)

All of the chipboards have been painted with Acrylic paint.




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Well that is my creative fun with Imaginarium Designs for this month! I do hop you are loving all of the DT's amazing inspiration this month?!

Cheers Louise :) xxx


Thursday, April 28, 2016

Off the Page ... On your Bike ....

Off the Page projects can be so fun!

This month our girls are creating up a storm and today Leonie, Tracey & Solange 
have some great items to share with you.

This gorgeous canvas from Leonie
 

For my OTP this month I created this 8x10" canvas panel to hang in my home. I adhered the bubbles chipboard to the panel with gel medium and then went about adding colour with Lindy's Stamp Gang mists. The title piece is embossed with gold stampendous enamel. The lovely big chipboard heart was painted red and a coat of Dimentional Magic added. I also added some painted leaves and flourishes under the flower clusters" Leonie.


Tracey decided to have a go at Art Journaling ...

For this month's challenge I decided to really step out of my comfort zone but create something that I have longed to do. I decided to create my very first journal pages. I created the background using sprays and twinkling H20's, texture paste and stencils. The images of the birds are from napkins. To add some more texture I have used ID birdcage chipboard, Denise Flourish IDDD0002), Denises Trellis (IDD0007) Phrase (IDP0086). I have blended the chipboard into the background by painting with white gesso and spraying them with the same colours as the background.


And finally, Solange has just blown me away with this project.
Oh . My . Goodness .

 

Everything about this is just amazing.
All of the tiny details are just perfect.
And all that chipboard is just fabulous!

Thanks for sharing girls