Friday, 20 March 2020

March Papermaze Kit

Lynn here today - With many other activities off the agenda for the unforeseeable future, maybe you will have a little more time for crafting. Wishing you all well and safe in very unusual and unpredictable times.

The Papermaze shop is closed to customers, but you can still order your crafting supplies online.

I'm sharing the layouts made with the bright and colourful March Papermaze Kit. I have the first two pages to show you here. This kit will be available from Monday 23rd March.

Before the details on making these layouts, here is what you get in the kit:

Patterned Papers:
Dear Lizzy - She's Magic collection - Round Trip and Dreaming
Simple Stories - Hey Crafty Girl collection - Crafty & Happy and Create Beauty
Simple Stories - So Happy Together collection - Time Together
Pink Paislee - Paige Evans - Truly Grateful collection - #13
Bazzill Basics Cardstock: Pear and Arroyo

Reverse Side of Papers

Extra Bazzill Basics Matchmaker pack: Lagoon, Petalsoft, White and Yukon Gold

Embellishments - 4 lines of Pink Paislee puffy words stickers, 2 Pink Paislee wood buttons, 2 strips of Freckled Fawn chipboard words, 3 opals, 12" lace, 2 Prima flowers, 3 puffy stars, 2 Pinkfresh Studio stitched hearts, 1 pink flower.

Merry Go Round - Amazing Adventure at Legoland - This page was designed using a photo of the girls on our first trip to Legoland back in 1997. 

I started by gutting the Lagoon Bazzill, then trimming the Create Beauty paper to 29.5cm x 29.5cm and mounting it over the Lagoon frame.

I mounted my photos onto Arryo Bazzill and arranged them onto the page. Then with pencil I drew a swirl onto the paper. Next came the fussy cutting of letters from the Truly Grateful #3 paper. Starting just below the photos I arranged the letters along my pencil curves, sticking them down lightly with re-positional tape. I stitched the letters into place with grey sewing thread and the sewing machine.

I finished by adding the puffy star stickers, the opals and one of the chipboard quote stickers, all from the kit. 

Terrific Trio - This layout features a photograph of a pencil drawing of the triplets, drawn by my father in 1995 when they were three years old. 

The base for this layout is the sheet of white Bazzill. I cut the Dreaming paper so I was left with a piece 9 blocks deep and 12 blocks wide - I arranged the cutting from the gold, through orange, red and darker pink blocks, reserving the pale pink blocks to use later.

I used Worn Lipstick Distress Oxide Ink to ink the edged of all the papers. I attached the large piece with the blocks towards the bottom of the Bazzill. I trimmed about 17 individual blocks and scattered them over the white area at the top of the layout. 

I mounted my photo onto some Arroyo Bazzill and attached it to the centre of the layout.

With some greyboard and the Sizzix Bottled Up Bigz die, I cut a selection of different size bottles. Some of these were treated with acrylic paint and some crackle glaze. Two of them were coated with embossing powders.

With the Sizzix Bigz Die - Branches and some scraps of brown Bazzill I cut a selection of branche,using pieces of them to fit into the bottles. I then punched and created some cherry blossom with the 3 in 1 Hydrangea punch from Martha Stewart. I arranged these on the branches. The bottles were placed either side of the photo, some flat onto the page and others raised up with 3D foam.  

I used another MS 3 in 1 punch to create some butterflies to scatter at the top of the page.
I added glitter to the butterflies to with Stickles. A spot of Nuvo Crystal Drops - Metallic Caramel Cream was added to the centre of each blossom.

My title was made with Pinkfresh Studio - Office Hours Puffy Alpha Stickers.

Thanks for looking, I will be back with more from this kit in a couple of weeks.
Lynn x


Creativehel said...

Dear Lynn I very much enjoy seeing your layouts. I especially like seeing your use of Sizzix dies as I often have similar ones and it inspires me on ways to use them on my LO’s. Keep up the good work!

Lynn said...

Thanks Creativehel x

Anita said...

Amazing effects you have made on these pages Lynn, so much fine details and work involved. Beautiful pages both of them xxx