Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Capture A Moment layout - Couture Creations



Hi there everyone, Adriana here today and I am sharing 
 my layout using the brand new release diecut collection called

"Hearts Ease" intricutz dies - Scrolled Tomentosa C0724310


Here is my layout......"Capture a Moment"
Using the wonderful paper collection from Couture Creations
"Vintage Rose" and one die
"Hearts Ease" intricutz dies - Scrolled Tomentosa C0724310





1. Firstly I created a background with stamps, inks, masks and paints, on
to a very plain designed paper from the Vintage Rose collection.





2. Cut one diecut of Scrolled Tomentosa C0724310
with black card stock. The great thing about this die
it cuts out a separate squared framed piece
from the centre of die cut, don't throw this away, save this piece for later.


 3. Cut die cut in half as shown.





 4. Adhere mounted photo in middle of page, and adhere cut
diecut on each end of photo.



 5. Use the centre piece of the diecut for a small photo, as shown below.




6. Ink some chipboard (from Imaginarium Designs) for title and adhere underneath photo, and
add some fuzzy cut flowers from the Vintage Rose papers
and adhere on top of page.



Mont St. Michel
France October 2014
This place was so amazing. It took about 4 hours to get
there from Paris, but it was so well worth it.
This rocky island sits in the middle of the ocean,
a bridge is the only way to and out of this place.
On this rocky island, are a few shops, hotel, houses and cemetary.
At the top is a Mont St Michel Abbey dedicated to St Michel,
There were so many steps to climb up to the Abbey,
but the view at the top was breath-taking.

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Just sharing some more photos of Mont St Michel
only if you are interested.....





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Thanks for looking, 'til next time. 
Cheers  ADRIANA  XX

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Hearts Ease - Intricutz die - Scrolled Tomentosa C0724310
Vintage Rose papers
Sponge Dabbers C0723623

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Sunday, March 1, 2015

Couture Creations Design Team 2015-2016


Some exciting news to share!!!!!!
I have been asked to stay on the Couture Creations Design team
for another term, I am very excited and so happy to be
on this wonderful team. Along with many talented creatives.

More detais on the Couture Creations blog, please do visit
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The new team will start inspiring you from April 1st 
so for March you will still have our awesome 2014 Design Team inspiring you.

Please take some time to visit all our new designer's blogs 
(by clicking on their names)  
and please leave welcome message for the 2015 Team







Please give a huge
Welcome 
our 
2015 Design Team

Anita Bownds


Anita Enright

Bernii Miller

Cindy Porter

Julianne McKenna-De Lumen

Lesa Bird

Tina Connolly

Tracey Rohweder

2015 Creative Team

Adriana Bolzon

Jo Simons

 Sue Smyth


Special Projects
 Tracey Cooley

Design Team Coordinator
 Kerrie Gurney




We have an exciting year ahead and have some exciting new collections and products due for release this year, so please keep following and sharing. 

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Thursday, February 19, 2015

Wanderlust - Kaisercraft

Hi everyone
today I am showcasing another collection for Kaisercraft


"Wanderlust" this collection is fabulous for all
your travel memories. I created a layout, card and a Mini Travel Album.
The Mini Album is an ongoing project
show casing my latest travel adventures to Italy and France.




 

and the mini album - THE FRONT COVER OF MINI ALBUM



inside cover lined with papers and collectables


some of my pages, there are too many to show, so I selected some.









Only if you are interested, here are some more photos of Venice…
one of my fav places and also close to my heart!



back lanes in Venice

Gondola Ride 

in  St Mark Square :)



My mini album is a work in progress, I am
still adding more to it each week.
Once a week I spend about a little bit of time added
more details and photos to this album. I am nearly finished.
It is a great idea, as it keeps a record of all the amazing
things that you see on your travels.
I asked my daughter to write a few details on those captured moments cards, the ones 
that you place inside the sleeves of this album,
 it is her prospective on her adventures.
It's a great idea to look back on them and remember the
wonderful places you visited. 

Until next time, 
Cheers xx :) Adriana 

Saturday, February 14, 2015

"Miss Lovely" canvas for Couture Creations


Hi there everyone, Adriana here today and I am sharing 
a special project I created for Couture Creations

Using the brand new release diecut collection from Couture Creations
called
"Everyday Essentials
and the only two dies I used for my Miss Lovely canvas is
the "AUTUMN LEAF"   C0724112
and flower die called  "DAISY FLOWER"  C0724131


Here is my canvas.... introducing ...."Miss Lovely"
Inspired by all the wonderful face/head projects which
are very popular at the moment.

She is so easy to create, I have a step by step tutorial
on how I created this canvas, using all the wonderful
papers, diecuts and embellishments from Couture Creations.


1. Using the Vintage Rose - Couture Creations unique papers, cut several
different squares and rectangles. Apply a medium gel to adhere these
papers to a canvas, leave to completely dry.







2. Apply white gesso over the entire canvas covered papers, leave to dry.







3. Cut an oval face shape and neck, as shown in photograph below.




4. Using different coloured inkpads and Couture Creations Sponge Dabbers 

colour in your face features, outlining eyes and mouth with a fine
tipped pen.






5. When you are happy with your face, adhere your face 
and neck on to the dry canvas. I slightly tilted her head to one side.




6. With Brown coloured card stock, cut some oval shaped pieces for the hair. I added
and layered a few off cuts on top of brown cardstock, 
to give a bit of texture to her hair.




Cut approx. 8 to 10 "AUTUMN LEAF" C0724112 die-cuts with the
Vintage Rose papers, also cut 2 "Daisy Flower" C0724131.
Adhere and layer with other small flowers on top of your ladies head.
Cut some butterflies from Vintage Rose papers, adhere and apply some
Glitzing Glitter to wings.



7. Add some Gemstones 
 to the neck - to create a necklace and 
around the flower head piece.





8. Stamp a sentiment on the bottom of the canvas.





9. Finish your canvas with some ink and stamps around the
edges of your canvas.

Miss Lovely - saying - Have a lovely day!!!





Thanks for looking, 'til next time. 
Cheers  ADRIANA  XX

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Thanks for looking, Cheers