Well after a long leave of absence my mojo has returned, I just hope I can hold onto it for a little longer this time!
I taken a retailer class in Melbourne with Kim and Stacey (the genius mind behind Spellbinders) it was a full on day and we made 7 cards and a layout in only a few hours - CRAZY. I must finish them and show them on here, there where some great ideas.
I think my mojo return has something to do with officially being on a 'design team' something I loved doing when I had the shop and probably the only thing I miss about it. It's mainly teaching and helping people scrapbook that I love and after teaching a Glimmer Mist class over at Treasures to Scrap for Tina I realised just how much I miss it and the interaction it gives me.
The class was awesome and about 10 lovely ladies learnt alot and found they could use Glimmer Mist.
Plus Tina has given me a whole pile of papers from Kaiser that are 'unreleased'!!! And can I tell you I love them and will be making some great things, but you will have to wait until January to see some of it!
I just LOVE Kaiser's 'Butterfly Kisses' collection, when I saw it at the retailer day Tina took me to earlier this year, I knew I would love it! I makes the most beautiful and easy layouts, that work with so many photos and colour combos!
This page was done using 'scraps' from the other single page and double below. I still LOVE the 'collectables' Kaiser is bringing out with the collections. For the price of them they are awesome value and a great way to add extra 'pop' to your pages without spending hours 'fussy cutting' images from paper.
The packets are around the $7.00 mark and include around 50 or more die cut images, which is great value they work out under 15 cents each!!!
This double page was the first one I made using this collection. It worked in perfectly with these photos of Imogen's first lost tooth.
I used a LOT of the collectables on this page, but I think I still have about 1/2 a packet left after the three layouts - see the value!
I have also used Kaiser Paper Blossoms and one of Charms Creations Page Runners.
This layout was SO QUICK and easy (which is good for me as these photos are from Christmas 2010, which is still largely un-scrapped!)
This is the Kaiser Mint Twist collection, which is another I fell in love with at the Retailer Day. It has been a while since I found a 'cute' Christmas collection, the past few years has seen a lot of Vintage - and don't get me wrong I love the Vintage look, but find it does not look so great with my kids, they just seem to young for it in my opinion.
Mint Twist is different it is cute and fun and the 'collectables' are over the top cute!
I have also used one of Kaiser's new wooden flourishes and painted it with a mix of Glimmer Glam and Dimensional Pearls for some texture. I have also used some Kaiser Ribbon Roses with a Sparklet on the inside. These roses are so pretty and if you are worried about 'Fat Scrapbooks' they flatten down nicely once in your album.
These are all avaliable over at Tina's Treasures to Scrap in Korumburra and these layouts and more of mine will be on display soon so go over and see Tina or me if you are lucky (LOL)!!!
I hope you like them!