Thursday, 21 February 2013

PAPER-CUTS Feb 2013 Final Project

Yes I know, I know... only three projects this month, but THIS one has five little projects within it so I think that makes up for it! It's a sweet little set of notecards:

Lots of border and shape punching for this one, and lots of fun mixing and matching! You'll need 3D foam and a brown ink pad to ink the edges if you have one. See you all soon! xxx

Wednesday, 20 February 2013

PAPER-CUTS Feb 2013 Layout Two

Ok, I THINK I've got this one photoed just before the light fades!

Notice here the subtle sprayed hearts in the background using a mask - that'll be fun... and probably messy! In this month's kit, we get an entire 12x12 sheet of alpha stickers, and I thought we'd take full advantage of that by using them to journal. Now... be warned... I patiently trimmed all my letters down as I wanted them in a smaller size - but of course, that doesn't mean you have to!
Watch out tomorrow, for one, maybe two more projects. xxx

PAPER-CUTS Feb 2013 Layout One

Good morning all! Here's our first project:

As you can see, there are some lovely bits and pieces in our kits this month, including the beautiful blue lace fabric that you can see on the left hand side of this layout. I've used a 4x6 landscape photo, and because the colours in the kit are quite muted, I toned down the colours in it before printing. Perhaps, if you print at home you could try the same? If that sounds a little out of your comfort zone, try printing in sepia, or simply choosing a photo without bright zesty colours!
The frame you see is made on my Cameo, and you'll find one in your kits, so bare in mind the phrase 'smile' when choosing your photos for this one!
Right, look out for our next layout later on this afternoon... oh... and I lied to you all... the photo I have chosen to use is 3 1/2" square, not another 4x6. If you can either print your photo that size, or choose one that you can crop to that size, then great; otherwise, I think the second layout will work just as well with another 4x6 landscape shot. Decide for yourselves when you see it!

Monday, 18 February 2013


Hello girls - hope you're all well! Apologies for the lack of organisation this month, but though what we'll be making won't be up on the blog till the latter end of the week, you CAN take a look at the kits we'll be using here.
As you can see, one of the papers COULD be seen as 'Valentinsey', but in honour of those of us who don't have those kind of photos to scrap (!) we won't necessarily be going down that road!
I'll also stick to using 4x6 photos, one on each layout, so that you can at least have a look through your photo stash and choose some appropriate ones that go with the kits.
So, to summerise, watch out for some posts Wednesday and Thursday (and, if I can get my act together perhaps before that,) and I look forward to seeing you all Friday/Saturday! xxx