The Studio Challenge March=M

This time the challenge is M for March – make a layout using the letter M! It could be the title or anything being with M!

Create and have fun..

I created a real EGO boost for this challenge:
Me, Myself and I

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I have really had fun, using loads of distress inks, and flowers. The stickers are from my all time favourite Hambly, that unfortunately isn´t around anymore 😦
Materials used:
Distress Ink- Tumbled glass, Antique linen, pumice stone, picked raspberry

Veneer-Prima

Flowers- Wild Orchid Crafts

Masks-Prima

Stamps- Studio Calico, Bo Bunny, Prima, glitz design

Stickers- Hambly

 

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Tag it!

I have been at home with two sick kids.. and with kids big enough to enjoy themselves with TV, video games and board games, I have had enough time to actually sit down between the fights and create.

This time I had an Idea of creating a masterpiece LO,,,, but somehow the mojo didn´t appear.. so it ended up as tags instead.

They can come at handy when I need a quick and easy gift tag.

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The tag didn´t take loads of time.. but it gave me a bit inky fingers.

I used distress inks to color my tags, I used the darkest at the edges and the lighter at the center. Then I added my stamps with black VersaMark, and added some color touches with distress markers to the stamped image.

 

Materials used:
Manila Tags- various sizes and colors.

Distress ink- blue tag: Tumbled glass, peacock feather,  peeled paint, Pink tag: picked raspberry, tattered rose, Orange tag: Barn door, Squeezed lemonade, Spiced marmalade

Distress markers- mowed lawn, ripe persimon, squeezed lemonade, festive berries, picked raspberry, iced spruce

Stamps- Prima Marketing/Finnabair, Studio Calico, Unity Stamps/Donna Downey, Bo Bunny

 

Tittut! -peek-a-boo!

This is the second page i did yesterday playing with some new photos I took of my children the other day.

With this one I played around with some lovely color spray,  distress inks and my favorite stencils..
tittut-cu1 tittut-cu2 tittut-Katarina-Damm-BlombergMaterials used:

Bazzill-cardstock white

Silhouette Cameo- chevron/arrow

Little Birdie-Pins

Flowers, masks-Prima Marketing Inc.

Art Anthology- Color Spray

Tim Holtz- Distress Ink, and Distress Markers.

American Crafts-Stickers

 

Vinterlek-Winter games

The other day me and the kids visited a friend, and we had loads of fun… before we went home we took a stroll through the neighborhood. The kids played around, and when my Son found an old concrete pipe, he yelled… mom its PHOTO-TIME!!! (yup I have scrap-damaged kids) the photos of him and his darling sister turned out really well… and I scrapped them right away. This is one of the LO´s I did today. The base of this LO is really simple, I made the pattern using an pilot ink pen, and my Silhouette Cameo to draw this whimsical background, added some dots using a Prima Marketing stencil, and beautiful Tim Holtz Distress ink and distress marker -Pumice Stone.

The flowers are from Prima, and Wild Orchid Crafts. and other than that its a Manila Tag, and some patterned stripes of paper from Carta Bella.

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LOVE

There are a few fun creative things going on behind the scenes… and today I have been scrapping some great papers from Color Conspiracy and some oldies but goodies from Jillibean Soup.

There is rarely any photos of me and my husband together… wonder why? there are tons of pics of our children and about three of me and my husband on the same photo.. and one of those are our wedding portrait. I think I need to get some of my scrappy photographing skilled friends to help me out with a photo-session of the entire family this summer…

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Materials used:

Patterned Paper- Jillibean Soup

Patterned papers- Color Conspiracy

Mists: Tattered Angel

Ink-Tim Holtz

Die cuts- Silhouette

Flowers- Wild orchid crafts

Flair-Cre8tive Cre8tions

Stencils- Prima

Stickers-Pebbles

Have a great day!
//Katarina

ROCK ON!

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There come times when you just need to create.. your entire body is itching to be creative.. and today have been one of those days.

This weekend I have been diagnosed with contact dermatitis, and that gives my hands itchy blisters… not fun at all… and that means that I have to use cotton gloves in everything I do. And with my hands covered in bandages… what happens?? The MOJO strikes big time… so its been a struggle using those gloves and handle glue and inks… but I got it done 🙂

Materials used on this page:

Twine-The Twinery

Flowers-Wild orchid crafts

Stamps- YouDo

Stencils-Prima

Ink-Tim Holtz

 

 

Happy Days!

Hi!

Have you seen the new Spellbinders Dies, that will ship this August?  They are absolutely gorgeous!!

I got the embossingfolder E3D-010 in a DT-package just the other day, and I had to try it out right away!

Isn´t it beautiful? This Card is Shown over at the Hobbyworld blog today..

To enhance the embossed print, I have rubbed the surface with some Distress Inks, and it made a huge difference in bringing out the beautiful details.

All the new Spellbinder Dies will be for sale in shops late August.

 

Materials:

Spellbinders E3D-010

Bazzill Basics- Raven 10-1081

Marianne Design Roses-Sunshine RB2202

Basic Grey- Bottle cap stickers KNE-4203

Other:

Tim Holtz Distress ink-Spiced Marmalade, Squeezed Lemonade, Worn Lipstick

October Afternoon Flair- Modern Homemaker

Du är cool

Yesterday my sweet friend Petra and I had an online scrap-together. Petra gave me a scrappy challenge. Use masks, inks, stamps a banner in a top corner, and a similar one under the title. And the result….?

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I had a really good time scrapping… So I think this would have to be a regular event 🙂

materials used:
Basic Grey
Jillibean soup
Prima Marketing Inc

Tim Holtz distresser

Cre8tive Cre8tions
Silhouette

.:The pool:.

There have been some time since I scrapped, more than three weeks actually, and it´s because me and the family went away for a small trip, to Thailand. 🙂

We have been enjoying ourselves, lots of good food, lots of sunbathing and of course a lot of playing by the pool..

We had the pool almost the entire time by ourselves, and the kids loved it .. so the first LO after the vacation had to be about our lovely pool 🙂

Materials used: June kit My scrapbook Nook, stamps- Wow Embossing and Tim Holtz, Twine from The Twinery, Adhesive Heidi Swapp

My sewingmachine is going crazy…..

I have been crafting these last 24hrs, and I have been sitting at my sewingmachine, and Im soo proud of myself.

I have done a gift for a friend, and I have made something for a DT call Im waiting for.. and hopefully it will be announced at the end of the summer….  So sorry if you dont get to see more than this for now. I promise I will show and tell when the call is over 🙂

Speaking of Calls, you dont miss out on the My Scrapbook Nook DT call are you… you can find all the info here

And I will ask you a favour….If you are on FB, would you like to go and vote for my page at  the thickers challenge at American Crafts fan page?? its really easy peasy, you click on the like button under my page,  I would really appreciate it a lot.. Its the page that is called my sweet darling princess.. and if you are a regular on my blog.. you probably recognize my little daughter. :) (hopefully the link will take you directly to my LO.)

Thanks!!
//Katarina