Monday, 26 December 2011
Three additions to ItsMagicandSparkles...i am hoping to complete at least one of the Art Nouveau Albums i've worked on for a few weeks...i've so loved taking my time over them and will be creating more with an Art Nouveau feel....love and festive blessings to all.
CLICK ON THE IMAGE ABOVE TO VIEW THE THREE ALBUMS xxx
To celebrate opening the Etsy shop I have reduced album prices and am offerring half price postage to everyone purchasing until the end of 2011( i will be refunding half the postage via pay pal to puchasers.
Monday, 31 October 2011
Sunday, 16 October 2011
Saturday, 8 October 2011
Sunday, 4 September 2011
Here are the finished pages .... it's been a pleasure creating this for you....and sooo nice to be able to pop in the photo's to start the album off with ...this is my favourite way of creating my little books thanks Pauli scrumptious x
Monday, 25 July 2011
Here are just 3 of them.I will complete another little slideshow to show the others as i hope to open my ETSY shop ..woop woop .. and am planning some little give aways for the middle of August.
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Sunday, 3 July 2011
Monday, 30 May 2011
The images in this album range are from an art disc of work by Josephine Wall .The images are sealed and so colour fast the 3d images were enhanced by hand painting with twinkling h2o's and then given glitter accents ...The front page is blank at the moment ...here are some more photographs of the pages of this album .Front inner page has a pocket and as always there is pocketed space behind the images and inside the pages themselves.
Saturday, 30 April 2011
Here are some of the pages for Lou's Butterfly Album.
I've left lots of space on the pages as i would dearly love to mount some photo's mounted on shimmery bronze paper and add some more flowers and butterflies and go to town with some mini tags (Lou is the 'master of the mini tag!' oh and buttons i've created some scrumptious button flowers as well...its a must that the pages have got to have these on them).
Linzi has got a double page spread or two to add one.Speak to you soooon Linz.
I have a double spread in pink here for her lovely girls I will pop the photo's i have in photo corners so as they can be changed if the girls would like.
I'm printing off some others i've got of a sunny afternoon we had a few years ago for the friendship page at the back.
My thoughts are with you every day Lou ...i hope you are getting stronger and stronger .
Sunday, 17 April 2011
Lou's Butterfly Album is more than a project it's something 'very special from our hearts'.Here we are pictured above a few years altogether at Lou's... crafting and stamping away merrily.
Lou is the precious gal who introduced Linz and I to 'proper scrapbooking'.I do not think I would have been making my albums if hadn't been for our Lou.We all met whilst working in a Surestart project, all doing different roles, (integrated teams don't only benefit families!we were drawn together by the crafting bug).If there is ever a group gals that could generate a frenzy around colourful papers and what you could make out of a kitchen roll inner it was us three!.Lou always has so many ideas and talents to share....she is a big sharer with an enormous heart.She is also the kindest, mellowed out lass I've ever had the pleasure to know with a sense of humour about everyday stuff that brings a smile to your face and got folks chuckling...she is a strong spirit and has weathered a lot of adversity and still had the energy to support others ..... we love her so much she is a 'one of a kind' person!
Lou is unwell and is on a bumpy journey of recovery and we do not know when we will be able to see her... so we are creating Lou's Butterfly Album to celebrate all that we/people love about her and to include memories of what she loves to.Then we will get the album to her as soon as possible so she can have something in hospital to let her know we are sending her love... which in time we hope will help her recovery.
I am hoping to share this process so as in true 'Lou style' anyone else wanting to create such an album can do so.Linz and I will also be emailing and leaving links for people so as they might participate and send love to Lou in the album if they would like.
1. We chose paper we know Lou loves ...yep Lou it's Basic Grey...this ones "Gypsy" i just know you'd have to put it in your stash and stroke the packet for a few months but Linz and I have broken the cellophane wrap!and we're gonna use it squeel!(squeels of delight)
2.We are using Lou's technique for a symmetrical butterfly.....fold the paper in half, in this case a piece of 12 x 12 draw half your butterfly and cut out ......a perfect template.Then use it on chipboard for the covers and the paper stash your using for you pages.
3.Planning out pages..we thought of a variety of themes and we need other's help to get most of the pages off the ground.Lou is special to a lot of people so we are trying to get the message out there..." photo's and comments you want to send Lou emailed to Linzi.firstname.lastname@example.org or contact Linzi or myself for our adresses address if you have something to post."
4.Special family pages.We would love to make some special pages for Lou's family especially her two daughters...........we hope to be in touch about this.
5.We are planning to use a variety of methods, including collage, stamping and use of quotes and a few stamps and items/embellis we know Lou loves.When complete the strudy butterfly pages will be held together with a bookring so as pages can be taken out or the album added to.An upate will follow.
Everybody loves you Lou and are rootin' for you ...............