Monday, 23 February 2015

"How to with Fabscraps" C74 Floral Delight Collection


Collection: C72 Floral Delight
Name of Project:  Time for Tea
Fabulicious Design Team Member: Maggi Harding

For This Project You Will Need:

·       FabScraps Floral Delight collection C74:
·       1 sheet C74 002 Delft Blue
·       1 sheet C74 003 Delft Flowers
·       1 sheet C74 001Blue Birds
·       2 sheets contrasting color cardstock if desired
·       Fabscraps chipboard DC74 008 Teapot
·       Fabscraps MC74 001A Journal Book diecut teapot and fussy cut Time for Tea title and teacups from top of cake.
·       Punch around the page border punch
·       Embellishments of your choice - flowers, leaves etc.



Instructions:

  1. Cut 003 Delft Flowers down  to a 10" square.  Punch around the page if desired.
  2. Cut a piece of contrasting cardstock to 10" square and adhere 003 Delft Flowers from step 1  on top of the cardstock.
  3. Now tear 4 strips from 001 Blue Birds about 1" x 10.5" and adhere around the edges of the paper in step 2 so that about a half inch is showing all around.  Now glue all of this to 002 Delft Blue not centered on the page, but to the right side and bottom of the page as shown in the above photo.
  4. Choose a white and a patterned diecut teapot from MC74 001A Journal book. We are going to create a teapot with a white handle and base so carefully cut the handles and bases from both diecuts.  Now attach the teapot body to the DC74 008 chipboard teapot.  Then attach the white handle and base.  You will have to carefully trim a little to make it fit since the white teapot is facing the oposite direction of the patterned teapot.
  5. Mat your photo on cardstock and adhere to the right side of the page as shown.
  6. Diecut an oval or cut a rectangle about 4" x 6" amd adhere towards the left bottom overlapping the photo.  Now adhere the teapot as shown in the photo.
  7. Pop up the teacups and adhere to the right of the teapot.
  8. Take the Time for Tea title  from MC74 001A Journal Book and using foam to pop it up, place underneath the photo.
  9. Embellish as desired with flowers, butterflies and greenery.








"How to with Fabscraps" C72 Beach Affair Collection


Collection: C72 Beach Affair

Name of Project:  By the Seaside
Fabulicious Design Team Member: Maggi Harding

For This Project You Will Need:
·       FabScraps C72 Beach Affair collection: 1 sheet 008 Fish 2, 1 sheet 001 Starfish, 1 sheet 005 Lighthouse, 1 sheet 002 Starfish 2
·       Fabscraps MC72 001A Journal Book
·       Fabscraps DC72 012 Chipboard
·       2 x 12" strip of coordinating cardstock
·       Mask and white masking paste
·       Red mist
·       Scraps of cardboard
·       Embossing powder
·       Embellishments of your choice, i.e. flowers, leaves swirls, etc.

Instructions:




  1. Paint the  paper, 008, Fish 2, with clear gesso and allow to dry.  Tear a 1" strip off the right side and then distress and ink all the edges.
  2. Do some masking on the paper from step 1.  Mist the page and apply some paint splatters.  Allow the page to dry.
  3. Border punch a color coordinated 2 x 12"  piece of cardstock and glue about a 1/4" from the right side of 002 Starfish 2.  Then glue the masked paper from step2 to 002 Starfish 2 overlapping the punched edge as shown in the photo.
  4. Tear a right angle scrap of cardboard approximately 4.5 " x 5.5".  Tear a scrap of paper and tuck under the edge of the cardboard and adhere to the right bottom corner.
  5. Cut out 3 of the postcards and one of the tags  from MC72 001A Journal Book. 
  6. Cut two 4 x 6" pieces of 001Starfish and  distress and ink the edges.
  7. Tear a right angle piece of 005 Lighthouse about 10.5" long and wide enough to fit under your photo and adhere to the top right side of your layout.
  8. Now layer the two pieces of paper from step 6, the cardboard, and the 3 postcards in a pleasing manner underneath the location of your photo.  Refer to the photo for placement guidance.
  9. Add some additional misting if you wish.
  10. Take the anchor from the DC72 012 chipboard and either paint or  emboss with embossing enamel.  Arrange the anchor with the tag  from step 5 and some flowers in the bottom right corner.
  11. Add embellishments of your choice, i.e. flowers, flourishes, leaves, etc.
































Friday, 13 February 2015

"How to with Fabscraps" C74 Floral Delight Collection Project.



Collection: C74 Floral Delight

Name of Project:  Live in the moment
Fabulicious Design Team Member: Petra Offrell



For This Project You Will Need:
               FabScraps Floral Delight C74 005 x 1
               FabScraps Floral Delight C74 007 x 1
               FabScraps Floral Delight C74 008 x 1
               FabScraps “Live in the moment” DC 74 003
               FabScraps Pearl thread Embellishment
               Heavy weight white gesso
               Clear gesso
               Mist (teal)
               White CS
               Border punch
               Cheesecloth
               Stencil
               Distress ink
                                
               Text stamp
               Ink
               Embossing ink
               White embossing powder
               Gold stickles

Instructions:

1. Use the FabScraps Floral Delight C74 008 as the base. Rough up the edges using an edge scraper  and ink the edge using distress ink. Cut out the 8x8 centerpiece leaving the frame intact.
2. Fuzzy cut out flowers from the centerpiece that you cut out. Ink the edges.
3. Trim the edges of a white CS using a border punch. Add on top of the base.
4. Cut out a piece 10x10 from FabScraps Floral Delight C74 007. Prepare the surface using clear
gesso. Let dry. Rough up the edges using an edge scraper and ink the edge using distress ink.
5. Use a mask and some heavy weight gesso and a stencil in a visible triangle. Let dry. 
6. Add some mist on the white parts. Also add some of the same color mist o a piece of cheesecloth.
Let dry. 
7. While waiting, use some white embossing powder on the FabScraps “Live in the moment” DC 74 003 Chipboard. Let dry and add some gold stickles on the whole surface. Let dry. 
8. Add some text stamping on several parts of the page, randomly. 
9. Add the cheesecloth, the fuzzy cut flowers, the photo (o 3D foam) and the Chipboard. 
10. Fuzzy cut out a few birds from FabScraps Floral Delight C74 005. Ink the edges and add. 
11. Add the FabScraps Pearl string embellishment. 12. Your layout is now ready to frame and hang!






Wednesday, 11 February 2015

Tuesday, 10 February 2015

Monday, 9 February 2015

Love 2 Travel Project C73


Collection: C73 love to Travel

Name of Project:  Eagle, AK
Fabulicious Design Team Member: Maggi Harding


For This Project You Will Need:

               FabScraps C73 Love 2 Travel 1 sheet of 007 and 1 sheet of 008
               Red cardstock
               MC73 001A Journal Book Viewing Disk
               Stencil and modeling paste
               White gesso
               Embellishments of your choice, i.e. flowers,
         vines, leaves, etc



Instructions:
1.     Use white masking paste and stencil a pattern on the red cardstock.  After that dries, paint over the entire sheet with white gesso.  After it dries, tear about a 1/4" - 1/2" strip all along the outer edges being sure that when you tear you expose some of the red paper.
2.     Cut an 8 1/2" circle from the center of Stars and Stripes 008.  Then cut an 8" circle out of the 8 1/2" circle leaving you with a narrow circle border.  The remaining paper will be the base layer of your layout.  Use the inner circle as mats in step 5.
3.    Cut a 9" circle from the center of America 007.  Glue the narrow circle strip (dark blue side)  from step 2 onto this circle (flag side)  centering so that it makes a border all around.  Ink and distress if desired.  The remaining paper will be the 2nd layer.
4.     Take the leftover paper 007 from step 3 and heavily distress the edges, ink,  and then glue on top of the base layer 008 (dark blue side).  Then glue the masked red cardstock from step 1 onto 008. 
5.     Mat photos with the dark blue side of 008.  Cut small rectangles from 008 (stripes side) and mount the titles.  Ink as desired.  If using journaling print on white paper and mount on the dark blue side of 008.
6.     Fussy cut one of the Viewing Disks from MC73 001A Journal Book, ink and distress as desired.
7.     Center the layered circles from step 3 on to the layers in step 4. 




8.    Take a little red paint and water it down a bit and then dip a paint brush in it and flick red paint specks over the layout.



  •                    9.Pop up the photos and title(s) with cardboard or foam tape and add to your layout as shown.