Saturday, August 31, 2013

Aug Sat Sketch #5 Kaisercraft

Hi there everyone,

It's time for Sat sketch at Kaisercraft
the last one for August...
Sat Sketch #5

Hope you can join in.
Here is my layout, using the
"Take Note" paper collection.

The quote on the bottom reads,
"If you have good thoughts they will shine out
of your face like sunbeams and you will always look
lovely" -Ronald Dahl.

I do love the soft natural tones of this paper
collection, it is so versatile and there are so many
bits and pieces to cut out.
There are also so many great journalling 
prompts which are excellent for your 
project life pages.

Here is the sketch, but
I turned the sketch around on its side.
(Sorry, I have a habit of doing this)LOL

Orginal sketch

Sketch turned around on its side

Thanks for looking.... 
and hope you can join in on the fun
great prizes to be won.
More details on the Kaisercraft BLOG
Cheers Adriana  XX  :)

Friday, August 30, 2013

Handbag with Vintage Postcards - Meg's Garden

Hi everyone,
Vintage Challenge at Meg's Garden is on
you still have time to enter,
all the details are HERE
some fabulous prizes to win.........but 
Today I have a project which I have created for my 
Meg's Garden Design Team work for this month, 
it is a Handbag
and inside the bag are 
4 Vintage Ladies Postcards.

Using the new papers from Meg's Garden 
Designed by Denise -

The Bag.

I covered the outside of the bag with 
Adhered some German Scrap border
with glue around the bottom edges of the bag.

I attached a Brass Latch and hook - Scalloped 
for the closure of the bag
(there are so many to choose from
Meg's Garden website) also I
attached a Striped satin Ribbon - Brown and latte colour
 for a handle.

I also created 4 postcards, 
which fit quite nicely inside the bag.

The size of these postcards are 9cm x 11cm
Smaller than a normal sized card and a bit
larger than an Artist trading card.
You could place these on top of card, if you like!  :)

"Put on the Bling" Postcard
Materials used from Meg's Garden are
German Scrap border
Elements - French Cinema

"Glamourous" Postcard
Materials used from Meg's Garden are

"Elegant" Postcard
Materials used from Meg's Garden are

"Unique" Postcard
Materials used from Meg's Garden are

On the back of every postcard
I stamped elements with the  

Other materials I have used in creating this project

Imaginarium Designs Chipboard
Clear pebble
Tim Holtz Label - Imagine
Glitter Glue
Silver rhinestones
Vintage Photo distress ink pad

Please check out all the wonderful products at
 Megs Garden Website
and see inspirational work from

Thanks for looking , Cheers :)
Adriana XX 

Saturday, August 24, 2013

Venezia - "Australian Scrapbooking Ideas" Issue 22

Hi everyone, hope you are all staying
warm, winter is on its last legs, soon
Spring will be here........looking forward to
some sunshine soon.

Today I am sharing a layout which is
featured in the magazine
"Australian Scrapbooking Ideas" Issue 22.

This layout is a travel one, of Venice. 
In Italian you say, "Venezia"
My commissioning projects are all 
about colour, in particularly the colour wheel 
and how we play with colour. 
Fabulous techniques and step by step on how to create them. 
I have created 4 layouts in total 
in the magazine, but today I will show
you all my favourite ones.

Lots of distressing, textures with masks and texture paste. Misting and spraying. Using a Triadic colour combination - Purple-blue-yellow-lime green.
I do love this combination of colours.

Have a great weekend everyone,
thanks for looking
Cheers Adriana XX :)

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Tea Party - Kaisercraft

Hi there everyone,
one of the latest paper collection this month
from Kaisercraft is called "Tea Party"
As the name suggests, these papers are ideal for birthday parties
with hot pinks, greens and delightful blues,
this collection
is ideal for any little girl projects.

My projects were featured last week at the
Kaisercraft BLOG so here they are
if you have missed them.
Here is a Pennant banner with the word
PARTY in chipboard letters covered in glitter.

Next is another card using the paper collection.

Last of all, a Small shadow box, with a little cute cupcake made with the punched flowers
decorating the top of cupcake.
This shadow box has a little draw
small enough to hold a mini book
which I made to keep inside.

Hope you like what I have created
Thanks for looking and
Cheers Adriana XX 
Have a good week :)

Monday, August 19, 2013

Berry71Bleu - GD - Canvas

Hello everyone,
Today I am very excited to be a back as
Guest Designing at Berry71 Bleu, showing you all
a new project that I have created with goodies from Berry71 Bleu
It is a small canvas, with layered
tags and embellishments all 

Charm embellishment, doilies and trims from Zeus and Zoe Etsy Shop

The theme for this month is using textiles 
on your project also this month I was lucky to be able to play with some wonderful products from 
Faber-Castell Gelatos  products.
I placed the gorgeous kraft tags and embellishments from Berry Bleu on a canvas.
 I created the background on the canvas with papers, stamping and also applied texture paste 
with a stencil mask.
Gently rubbing the Faber-Castell Gelatos
colour over the canvas.
 I do love the pink and
tiffany green together....what do you think?

I hope I've inspired to create a project at Berry Bleu this month!!  Here's a look at the wonderful prizes from this month's main sponsor 

Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft is a leading manufacturer specializing in high quality art supplies including pens, color pencils and watercolor pencils for art, crafts, scrapbooking and papercrafting.

Working with the MIX & MATCH products from Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft makes designing with COLOR simple. Simply choose a color set that inspires you, choose a medium and Mix & Match as you create. The color coordinated palettes give you the freedom to design your project knowing the colors will work beautifully together. Perfect for all your design, memory and craft projects!

Sign up for the Faber-Castell Newsletter to be the first to know about new products, giveaways and events!

Main Prize!!

Random Prize!!

If the winner(s) of this challenge are international, they will be responsible for shipping costs. 

A special thanks to Scrapiniec Die-Cut Chipboard for sponsoring the Berry71Bleu Design Team, who will be sharing projects with their chipboard for the next several months.

Scrapiniec is the first Polish manufacturer of laser die-cut chipboard products for use in scrapbooking. They satisfy even the most unusual individual orders and are characterized by reliability, high quality and friendly customer service.

Papercraft Scandinavia is a manufacturer that design and make unique material for scrapbooking, cardmaking and other craftings.
We design stamps, patterned paper, lace, flowers and much more in romantic vintage style. Our products are of high standard, inspiring and amazing to create with. 
Welcome to us!

Our design team members each received Inkido's collection Beautiful Memories to design with.

Please read the Challenge Rules before linking up your project as they have recently changed!

Thanks for joining me today, 
and for leaving comments
and thanks to Marivic for having
me as a Guest Designer this month.

                                            Berry Bleu
Cheers Adriana XX :)