Sunday, 2 October 2011

Scrapbook Kits with Jules October Inspiration Challenge {Eleven in 2011 Layout}





At Scrapbook Kits with Jules we have a monthly sketch contest & a monthly inspiration challenge going on each & every month - with an awesome RAK giveaway for both of them, if there are 5 or more contestants, so come along & help us make it awesome by uploading your creations based on either this sketch 

or inspired by this picture/colour-scheme.
As you can see I went with the Inspiration Challenge.


I started by inking my paper through my new Crafter's Workshop 12" chicken-wire stencil.


Then I dropped some mist splatters on by removing the lid complete with suction pipe & tapping on top of it with my finger nail.


Lastly I inked up my Jenni Bowlin butterfly stamp (for the first time I may add!) & stamped that a few times across the page.


I grounded my photographs on a couple of strips of printed paper - cut inversely in as one would cut a ribbon - in a V shape - I've seen this around online & love the look it creates.


I repeated the photo - as is another popular trend right now - and I embellished one of the photos around the edge using the last of my Prima pearl-encrusted lace.


All papers & chipboard elements are from the new Crate Paper collection "Random", just added in a bit of my favourite brown polka-dot ribbon there & some thickers that I nail-varnished in jade!


She goes with the years - a millenium baby - I always tell her that makes her "very special" & I see her growing a couple of inches every time I tell her!


I embellished simply with border stickers & chipboard elements from the same line.


ELEVEN IN 2011 SUPPLIES LIST:-

Paper - Crate Paper Random - Vintage
Crate Paper - Random - Pattern
Chicken Wire Stencil - Crafter's Workshop
Stamp - Jenny Bowlin Studios
Ink - Pear Tart - Memento
Inks - Lime Pastel & Creamy Brown - Color Box
Pearl lace - Prima
Chipboard elements - Crate Paper - Random
Alphas - Sassafras {Goldenrod}
Tiny Alphas - Basic Grey {Mini-Mono Stickers}
Thickers - American Crafts {Sunrise - Natural Chipboard Letter Stickers}
Nail varnish - Jade
Border stickers - Crate Paper - Random collection




25 comments:

Mitralee said...

Thanks so much for walking us through your process! Love those colors and that page is very awesome!!!! Mine turns 11 shortly!

Bellaidea said...

Another beautiful layout with geat photos,Helen. Have a great Sunday!

Violette said...

Oh wow! I love how you've done your background... I may borrow your idea some day!

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

You are sooooooooooooooooo AMAZING!! I love love love love love love how you did that background and I love those gorgeous photos too! :):):):):):):):):):):)

Rachael Funnell said...

FAN FAB U LAS Helen!!!
YOU had ME with the Butterfly Stamp...
SO love your Background & those butterflies (stamp & CP chippie) GO the Butterflies.......
That photo of your DD is just Gorgeous!!! A Beautiful Layout Helen....

Also!!! It's all good about the Schedule over @ the BITW....
Just too funny really!
xx

Lea said...

Love what you did with the base and the photo effect on the pictures is great! The V cut paper behind the photos is something that I'm going to have to try. It really does draw your eye to the photos!!!

Blossom inch said...

lovely details on this page and beautiful background Helen, you always give a loads of inspiration to me and thank you for sharing all your projects. I love them all and appreciate it so much!

Cynthia Lloréns said...

Helen just a amazing tutorial......I loved!!!! The background is great. You always do a wonderful job in your pages !!!!The photo of the grls look fantastic and I love your style!!
Have a wonderful week.
Kisses and huges
Cynthia

Melinda said...

OH MY GOODNESS!!! I am sooo going to have to try that!! STUNNING!! Can't stop staring at it! :))xx

Jasmine S said...

LLLLLOOOOOOOOOOOVVVVVVVVVVVEEEEEEEEEE
it.
That background is just awesome and I too must give it a try. I have never done the two tone color mist thing so I have to give it a go.
Gorgeous pics of DD and love it all over.

yyam said...

Wow! This is so beautifully composed! Love that chicken-wire stencil!

Bernadine said...

You go girl.... As always your layouts are lovely and inspirational. :) xxxx

Kiki said...

Teach me please !!!! I admire your method... This backround is amazing all your work is amazing!!!! Kisses and have a fun month!!!

Sandy Ang said...

So awesome your background of stenciling and stamping !

Kerryn said...

This is a stunning page Helen!!!! I LOVE the background!!!!

Kirsty Vittetoe said...

OH wow, what a gorgeous layout with beautiful background paper, who needs pattern paper now?

re-blogger issue
I was just blog surfing and leaving comments for others and then a message show up, saying that I am no longer to be able to log in, they also claimed that they took this step for those blogs that wasn't active since 2007 (same thing happened to Julie Tucker, mine happened 5 minutes after I read her blog post about her encounter), and they need me to type in a phone number so they could send a code for me to reactive my account, this is all they want, they are fishing all the information they can get from us. Google mail has been sending that message and asked me to have a phone number on record just in case I cannot retrieve my emails, I always skip that step but now they finally got me. Yep, it didn't take long for the blog to come back up, once I type in my phone number, they sent a code to that number, i type in the code in the box provided, everything resumed. I just think they are scammer, trying to get as much information from us as possible.

Pearl said...

oooo you got the new crafter's workshop templates faster than us !!! woo to the hoo ! gorgeous how you've used it here! LOVE!!!!

sandi said...

Oh Helen this is fantastic! Love the instructions! Looks so easy to do and comes out so beautiful...I'm going to try this!

Alison said...

Helen, I LOVE this page..the colours are fabby, and love the butterfly stamp!
Alison xx

Yolande (pronounced you-land-a) said...

I LOVE this so much..it's exquisite!!!! That stencil is awesome...your background looks totally divine. I love the colours and your overall design...everything is just perfect. This is my new favourite of yours..magnificent!

Fi said...

What a great layout, love all the spritzing not too mention the colour palette.

Lynette said...

I love to see your creative process...and I love this colour combo. Your layout is inspiring.

Milagros C. Rivera said...

BEAUTIFUL!!!! LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE THIS ONE HELEN, HAVE TO SHOUT I AM SORRY, SO MUCH WORK AND SUCH A STUNNING RESULT!

Diana said...

One of my grandmas was born in 1900 and it always made it easy to know how old she was ;-)

Eila Sandberg said...

Oooh I just got that very same stencil! gosh the colours are really wonderful, the background work looks absolutely stunning! the whole layout goes straight into my faves for sure, it's absolutely gorgeous Helen! oxoxox