Wednesday, 7 October 2009

Some old favourites...

I have been looking through some of my old scrapbooks today and sorting some out and have stumbled across some of my favourite old layouts, so thought I would share. The first one is of both the girls and was created a few years ago now, infact it won a big competition in The Scrapbook Magazine and I won a huge prize box of goodies from Pebbles Inc which was fab and I was chuffed to bits....and rather gobsmacked too to be honest. I loved the layout anyway, but to win with it was just the icing on the cake. The title was printed onto vellum and then torn and inked round the edge, the metal plaque I painted over with acrylic paint and then buffed it off with tissue and then sand papered it and the small circular embellie is actually a glass watch face cover that has been filled with a teeny key, some chainlink and some clear beads and then topped up with Diamond Glaze.

My next LO was created after a day trip to port Lympne Zoo in Kent ( well worth a visit!) We enjoyed a safari trip round the grounds and I snapped this zebra as he strolled near the truck we were in. I printed the cartoon zebra onto some transparency and I painted some large white blossoms with some black acrylic paint ( since then my own blossom collection has grown and I have bought black ones!!!!LOL)

And here is the last one for now ( I don't want to bore you!) I totally fell in love with these grungey type papers when they came out, Creative Imaginations have made some lovely ranges that cover all sorts of themes but this one was my fave, also used some Basic Grey for the background. The tag was from a tshirt I bought for Lauren and the black meshy bits are a vest top I chopped up lol. Lauren went through a grungey, punky,gothy phase for a couple or so years and I enjoyed finding papers that would work with pics of her . This photo was taken at a playing field in Seaford, we found the most fabulous graffitti along a wall there and it was the perfect backdrop for some pics. I stamped her wings on and used my trusty old sewing machine to stitch a lot of the paper and the photo onto the page.

Right, that's it for me today, I need to go and collect the girls from after school netball clubs, get dinner and then head off to Jill's ( Cardinal Colours) for classes tonight. Catch you soon...x


  1. Really stunning LO's Anita, as usual!

  2. Wow Anita, your layouts are always awe inspiring to me :) Thanks for sharing :)

  3. Lovely Anita. I remember the first one and it looks even better IRL. The other ones I don't remember seeing but they are, as usual, absolutely beautiful. Very clever. x

  4. These are all lovely LO's Anita and I remember seeing them all IRL. Please share lots more of your lovely work with us on here.