I am so very excited to share this layout with you today!! I have another Shimmerz paintz Design Team layout. I am creating a mixed media scrapbooking layout with tons of paint.
Here are the list of Shimmerz products I used on my layout and where you can find them in the Shimmerz Store:
3 Sheets to the Wind : http://www.shimmerzpaints.com/store.php#!/AcriTonez-3-Sheets-to-the-wind/p/77734792/category=22094733
Given Jade : http://www.shimmerzpaints.com/store.php#!/AcriTonez-Jiven-Jade/p/77734794/category=22094733
In the Navy: http://www.shimmerzpaints.com/store.php#!/AcriTonez-In-the-Navy/p/77734805/category=22094733
Over Easy: http://www.shimmerzpaints.com/store.php#!/AcriTonez-Overeasy/p/77734788/category=22094733
Penny 4 your thoughts: http://www.shimmerzpaints.com/store.php#!/Inklingz-Penny-4-Your-Thoughts/p/58350697/category=15956167
Mention my name when you checkout in the info box and you will get a free shimmers product. Here is the link to the Shimmerz Store:
To find out more about Shimmerz:
To see more Shimmerz Design Team Inspiration here is the link to their blog:
Here is some other products that I used that you may be interested in:
Clique Kits September Sundance Main Kit: http://www.cliquekits.com/store/p1957/SEPTEMBER_2017_%2F%2F_SUNDANCE_.html
Clique Kits Exclusive Cut Files:
Basic Clique Kits Cut Files: http://www.cliquekits.com/store/c229/Clique_Cuts.html
The Leaves/Wreath Cut File I used: http://www.cliquekits.com/store/p968/Clique_Kits%3A_Clique_into_December_-_Cut_Files.html
Fall Script word Cut File: http://www.cliquekits.com/store/p1948/Clique_Kits%3A_September_2017_Cut_File_-_Fall_Words.html
Pinecone Cut File: http://www.cliquekits.com/store/p1950/Clique_Kits%3A_September_2017_Store_Cut_File_-_Pine_Cone.html
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You can watch my process video below or over at my Youtube Channel:
Here is one final look at my layout. I love all the layered elements that work so well with all the mixed media on the background!!
It’s Clique Kits Pep Rally Day today, which means the DT and the kit subscribers come together and share what they are working on with their Kits.
This month the Main Sundance Kit featured Creekside from One Canoe Two and some Fancy Pants Designs.
To have a look at the Main Kit:
Here is a look at the Traveler’s Notebook Kit:
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To add ons to your Clique Kits:
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In this layout I also use some exclusive printables:
Today I am sharing an art journal spread in a Traveler’s notebook insert. This is my first spread as a part of Shimmerz Paints Design Team. I am so excited too, because I love using their products. This is definitely a dream team that I joined. It is fun seeing where all the creating I have been doing these past few years has taken me.
Here is a look at my spread.
Today I used : Acritonez:
3 Sheets to the Wind
In the Navy
I wanted to share it with you today. I have been so bad lately about sharing the layouts I have been creating. I have been creating a lot lately too.
I really love how this layout turned out. When I started it I knew I wanted to be inspired by the galaxy type art work. Other than that though I had no big idea on how it would come together. Though this is nothing new, a lot of times I just go with the flow. This really is the best way I create. Having no boundaries.
Here is how the layout turned out.
You can watch my process video below
I hope you enjoy!!
Don’t forget that you can get 15% off you order if you use my code Hannah15.
Aloha!! Welcome to my blog! If you are here for the 2017-2018 Clique Kits Fall/Winter Design Team introduction Blog Hop you have come to the right place. Clique Kits has so much planned for this term and we cannot wait to meet you, create with you, and inspire you.
Here is the list of blogs to visit in today’s hop. In case you get lost, these links will be posted on every blog including your final destination…the Clique Kits Blog. It wouldn’t be a celebration without a giveaway, and one lucky blog hopper will be randomly selected to win an October kit!
To enter to win, simply like and follow Clique Kits on Facebook and/or Instagram, and follow the Clique Kits blog. In addition, leave a comment with some love on each blog. We would love it if you tag a friend along the way, and both you and your friend will be granted additional entries. The more you share, the more chances to win. So here we go! Maryam P. (http://maryamperez.blogspot.com/)
***** YOU ARE HERE*** Hannah L. https://scrapbookpagesandcupcakes.com/
***** GO HERE NEXT*** Khristina S. (http://redefinedkreative.blogspot.com/)
I am so honored to asked to be apart of this amazing kit club again!! These past six months have went so fast but have been amazing. Here is some things about me..
What is your favorite technique to use on your layouts? This really quite a technique but I love to use paint on my layouts. Without some kind of paint, it just doesn’t feel complete. I don’t even discriminate on the type of paint either 😉 Another technique I love to use is layering. The more layers the better.
Who is your favorite designer? This is a loaded question!! How can you even pick one or even two?! I will say lately I have really been enjoying watching Ali Brown (an art journal artist), Zinia. If we are talking about scrapbooking designers, I love Amy Tangerine’s heart and enthusiasm. I have met her a few times, and her love for playing with paper and getting creative is just infectious. I also love using Maggie Holmes paper designs. I also love the bright colors and patterns in Paige Evans designs. So dreamy!!
How did you get started scrapbooking? I started scrapbooking in the winter of 2014. We took a Make-A-Wish for my daughter Leilani. She wanted to be a zookeeper for a day at the San Diego Zoo. I wanted to document the photos from that trip, since it was so special. I wanted her and the other kids to remember those fun moments of our trip. I was in love with just one stick of glue to paper. Though I really think the chance to play and be creative was just what I needed in that time of our lives. Going through lots of chemo with Leilani, taking pictures and realizing how much of our lives were normal and how much these smiles meant to me. It was just what the doctor prescribed for this momma!! From there I really just have fallen in love with all the amazing things this hobby has to offer.
What do you love the most about creating? I think coming form my last question to this one, my answer is so simple. I love how when I create and am at my desk, I am not just a mom, a wife, a daughter, a care-giver, a massage therapist, a cook, a maid, a teacher, I am Hannah, just me. I love that creating allows me to be my true me!! I love that I get to be in charge of the stories I want to tell and share for later. I love history and old stuff. I love that I am in control what someone can find out about the world I live in. I also just love to play with pretty paper, embellishments and art supplies, like a little kid.
Here are all the places you can find me on Social Media,
I have Youtube videos for these layouts as well. I post often on the Clique Kits Youtube Channel, so be sure to subscribe there is you are not, so you don’t miss out on any of the Design Team videos.
Thanks for stopping by everyone!! I can’t wait to inspire you this coming fall/winter season. Don’t forget to stop by Khristina’s Blog next and get to know her better. Make her welcome, since she is the newbie in the Clique this season. I promise you she won’t disappoint you in the inspiration area though!!
This month is the month for Blog Hops, and welcome!! I am actually having fun joining in all these hops, sharing what I have been working on, what I am creating. I also am loving seeing all the stuff everyone else is creating lately!
I love that about this community that we are so open to support each other and love being inspired by our friends and others in the industry.
Follow through the hop today and comment and you will be entered into the giveaway, from Beth’s Scrapping Wonders Store. We are also teaming up with a really cool sticker shop in Etsy.
I hope you enjoy your time here today and learn some fun things about me today. Our theme this month is Truth or Dare and today we are playing two truth’s and a lie. I will be telling you some things about myself and you are gonna have to guess what is the lie. (I will try to keep it simple, since I may have some new followers to me 😉 )
I am also so excited to share with you my spread for the hop. I have been working all week on it, so it has been a real labor of love and creation. My stewing on this spread so it is fun and says what I want it too. I feel like all art journal spread tells a story other than one you may think you are telling. all the stuff you are working out in life comes through when you create. You pour it all out on the page. And whether we mean too we tell a story. This is something that awes me too. I love seeing my personality flow right onto my pages.
Usually at the end of the spread, when it is finally finished I think it is totally cool how it looks and feels like me. This spread isn’t my fave, and I really had to work it out to get something I was happy with. This is the journey some art journal spreads take though. I think it’s the learning that is what is what really comes out of it.
This spread however are inspired by my favorite drink ever. Coffee.
This is why I choose the colors I did. It’s no surprise that I have been digging Purples right now. It’s my new found color to add a smile to my face and try to incorporate all the shades in my work. I also thought that some teals and dark blues would go well with the purple. As I got going a coral color made it’s way onto my spread. It was my unexpected color choice.
Early on I knew I wanted to stamp out coffee cups and hand stitch on them. I added some patterned paper from some Maggie Holmes 6×6 and 6×8 pads. These smaller patterns made it easier to fit on the cups better.
I loved that I got to pull out more of my coffee inspired products, like coffee bean stamps and coffee cup stencils.
The texture and layers using these products really helps drive the love I have for coffee.
I used lots of layers of Shimmerz sprays and Acritonez paints. I made purple by mixing navy and pink.
I also used black and white polka dot tissue paper on the right side of the Scrapping WondersMixed Media Traveler’s Notebook. This is my fave Notebooks. The quality of the paper is thick and has just the right amount of texture to hold up to tons of mixed.
The Columbus Road Prints Stickers really add to my spread too. I added them on top of the media, I used multi medium matte to attach the stickers. Even though they are sticky I worried they wouldn’t stay stuck to all the media I used.
I also use the multi medium matte to adhere my sentiment. I used an old Pink Fresh Studio alpha stamp in teal, purple and pink stamping ink. I mixed the colors around for the sentiment to make them match better. I love how it looks.
For the word time in the sentiment, I made sure I outlined it with some paint markers around the edges. I wanted to make sure it popped out enough to see.
Here is a look at my full spread. It’s so colorful and a fun way to share my love of coffee.
Along with this blog hop we are playing two truth’s and a lie. A fun way to get to know us ladies on the Scrapping Wonders Design Team. So in the next paragraph I am going to tell you three things, two of them will be true and one will be a little fib. Can you guess what is the lie? Add your guess in the comments and you will be entered into the giveaway for a free Scrapping Wonders Traveler’s Notebook Insert. Follow the line up below and comment along the way and enjoy the Hop!!!
You may have come from Suzanna’s Blog, if so Welcome!! If not, you need to get over there and check out her amazing layout!!
It has been forever since the Sparklers have gotten together and had a hop. I kinda missed it. I love spending a quiet (even if the quiet is in my head with coffee to dull the sounds of children asking for their morning needs. See my kids still are on summer break. So mornings are definitely not all that quiet in my house.)
Like all the SpiegelMom Scraps blog hops I have joined in, I will list the line up down below. There are a lot of us, so I will try my best to keep it simple and short with tons of pictures. That is my favorite part of the hops, if I am being honest. I love being inspired before I have even gotten started for the day.
Follow the hop and comment on all the blogs for a chance at to win a prize of the new September release of sequins. The winner will be picked and notified on September 2.
This month our theme as a group is Artsy Fartsy and all the sequins are designed to match different famous art works. Here is a look at the sequins released this month. They are gorgeous and our very own Lisa helped design some of them.
Lately I have going back to my roots. If you have followed me throughout my scrapping journey, you know I have fully embraced the mixed media trend in scrapbooking. In fact I credit a lot of my artsy tendencies on my family. My great grandmother was really artsy, I grew up seeing her floral paintings around our house. My grandmother also dabbled in art and drew and painted a fireplace in our house as an accent wall. My mother has played with watercolors, painting lots of gorgeous Hawaiian sunsets. Playing with paints helps me really dig into the inspiration I need. It refreshes me.
I will admit though sometimes it takes a while to create these “works of art”. There is lots of drying time, getting over the fear of the blank slate, and just figuring out what you want to convey on the page you are creating. Sometimes pages come together really fast and easy. It seems the paint flows with the ideas. Other times you take you page one step at a time. Taking days to finish all the little layers you add to create interest on your page, and then you add pictures and embellishments.
I love this journey though. It truly has made me a better scrapbooker. And I have loved coming back to my roots.
Let’s talk about this layout I made for today.
Because I knew this month was all about art, I will wanted to embrace it. I started out my scrapbooking layout blank, like it was an art journal type of page. Just letting my products guide me into a direction. This means I had no idea what photos I would end up scrapping or what story I wanted to tell.
I mixed some of the Razzle-dazzle berry spray with some acrylic matte, which helps seal in the spray so it doesn’t blend and mix with my next layer. It changes the spray a bit too so that it is intensified on the card stock. This step definitely needs to dry overnight.
I am still very much entranced with purple tones!! I don’t know what it is about the color but I am all about purple. I don’t have the Shimmerz purple acritonez. Acritonez, are acrylic paints with a primer in them. They are so nice for mixed media that is layered. It isn’t as opaque as regular acrylic paint so you can still see bits of other mixed you may have under it. I like this on projects like what I am doing. I don’t want all that work I did under to disappear, I want to enhance it. I mixed the pinkadelic and the in the navy Acritonez together to make some different shades of purples. Let me tell you this was so much fun!!
I applied this layer with my palette knife. I used this layer as a base to doodle on. I used a variety of paint marker pens from my stash. I drew some flowers and leaves. This is my favorite part of the layout. I am so glad it worked because it could have been a disaster. This is one of the things about mixed media. You have to be brave. Many times you make decisions when you could ruin your work so far. If you don’t take the leap you won’t get the big pay off at the end though.
This is what you are working for too, with mixed media and art journalling. This fact that all these little steps will come together and have this big pay off.
I knew this layout needed to make statement. I am not gonna lie, I still had no idea where I was going with my page from here. I scoured the silhouette store for something that popped out to me. A sentiment that fit with this spread, that I could make my own. Finally I found the perfect one. The part that made me chuckle was it brought me back to SpiegelMom Scraps too. I love how this can happen too. In this journey we travel in scrapbook page making we finally come full circle.
I found a sentiment that said snails & puppy dog tails. I made it huge so I could stitch around it one I cut it out on my silhouette. I wanted it to cover most of my layout. I want this phrase to be what you see. I also added an alpha with this title/sentiment that said Sequins. It would be perfect for the story I was now going to tell with this page.
I printed out two very small photos. I usually like to use bigger images on my layout, but this just seemed to call for something small. I had two photos I wanted to use too. They are my two younger children Cayden and Samuel. They are holding up Spiegelmom Scraps glassine bags filled with sugar and spice and a bit of small sequins. They wanted them because they had been reading nursery rhymes and read the little girls and little boys are made of nurses rhyme. They want to create their own mix to create the perfect little girl and boy. The silly little things our kids do, I love their innocence they still have. I am glad I have been able to protect this a bit. Sam was quite upset that boys were made from snakes, snails and puppy dog tales and insisted I use his sisters mix because it was better for making the perfect boy. I told him I added a bit of pepper for a dash of fire and spiciness that makes boys a bit different. Just retelling this story it makes me smile. They were so cute. I wish I could keep them this age forever!! There scene of exploring and discovery is so fun to watch.
After I stitched the sentiment, which took a while, but so worth it!! Thank goodness for Netflix when it comes to hand stitching. I used a variety of purple, teal, copper thread and then I added some of the pink and white baker’s twine from the store. I wanted to have a bit of color to match the colors I used on the background.
After adding my photos with a bit of layers. I lightly embellished my layout. I added some of the Cocoa Vanilla Wild at Heart die cuts, I knew all the purple would work perfect with my colors. I also knew the florals would help tie in my own floral I doodled on the bottom of my layout.
I finished off with sequins, because I just don’t feel a layout is finished without them. I used the Painted Gardens sequins from the September Release. I also added a few Stargazer sequins. I wanted a touch of a clear sequin to reflect of the background. These were perfect for this layout!!
You can watch me create this layout on my personal Youtube.
Here is a final look at my layout. It is so much fun. I will end up typing out my journaling and adding it to the backside of my layout. It will also help cover up all the stitching too.
Thanks for joining in on this hop!! It is always so much fun, being inspired by so many great designers. Don’t forget to continue on the hop and comment so you can be added in the running for some free sequins!!
Up next is Daisie Scraps!! I can’t wait to see what she created, I know it will be awesome!!
I am finally sitting down and using my August Malibu TN kit this month. Have you used these amazing pens? There are my favorite part of the kit!!
I am sharing a process video of a Traveler’s Notebook spread that I made using this really fun kit. I also used some of the exclusive prinatbles designed by Maryam and Lacey!! Check them out, because they match the kits perfectly.
Here is a sneak of my spread…
Yup that is some mixed media on my spread too!!
And lots of journaling. What is a Traveler’s notebook more better for than to journal lots and fill the page with the amazing pens!!
Watch my process video from the Clique Kits Youtube Channel.
If you head over to the Clique Kits Store and use my code Hannah10 and you can get 10% off your order. There are some amazing deals on past Clique Kits and if you spend over $60 you can have free shipping too!!
Thanks for stopping by today!! Have an inspired week my scrapping friends!!
This week has been super hot, especially for here. Today it was in the low 90s and muggy, and hazy and gross. No clouds, all sun. It is HOT. all we want to do is stay inside, close the blinds and stay cool in the AC.
Even the dog!!
I mean look at this pup. She is so spoiled. cuddling on the couch next to me as I edit photos and work on editing a process video while watching Top Chef.
Meanwhile, the cat.
Thinks my craft room, is her palace.
What you may not know is my craft room is a really a screened in porch, and is a tad bit warm today because of the heat. It is semi cooled from the house, but on a day like today, when the sun is blasting in, it has gotten really hot by the afternoon. I literacy had to pick up her big fat butt and make her get inside where the AC is. She is the Queen of the house.
I love these spoiled rotten animals though. They really have made this house our home. They make sitting on the couch watching Hulu, nice and relaxing with the purr of contentment.
So even though it’s too hot to scrap in my scrap room at my desk, and I am chilling at the dining room table tonight to feed my creative nature. My story is about the little things that can turn your day around.
Watching my puppy jump through the cool water sprinkler as I water my dying lawn. Hearing my kids make dinosaur sounds from downstairs where their playroom is.
It’s the little things that make our days perfect.
I love the little moments.
Also here is a fun little sneak peek of what I was creating today!!