Monday, 18 February 2013

Dude Layout - My Creative Scrapbook Kit {Basic Grey True Love/Prima}

Hello there!  Time to share my creations for 
with you for this month of February.  I was sent the fabulous
 'Limited Edition' kit packed full of new Basic Grey and Prima!  

 I created 3 layouts & some other bits & bobs too so will be
 sharing ALL with you here this week :)

This kit sells for $40 per month for a 4 month subscription
and is JAM-PACKED - there is loads and loads in it & you can
 easily create 3 or 4 layouts, a couple of cards or a mini-album/tags.

Just check out the contents list below!
  • Basic Grey True Love 12x12 double sided papers
    Kssing tree
    little things
    secret Admirer
    loves garden
    vintage love
    cupids shower
    simple elegance

  • Authentique 
    Valentine card paper

  • 12x12 Eelement sticker
    12x12 ABC sticker

  • True Love Die cut and Transparency pkg pieces
    True Love Die cut Chipboard pices pkg
    Basic Grey Buttons and Brad pkg 

  • Prima Vintage Trinkets 2 jewelry pieces
    Prima Pkg of Roses red and pink(9)
    Prima Pkg of White roses (6) 

  • Sheer ribbons (3)

I used my own 6" chevron stencil from The Crafter's Workshop
to create the background detail, using a black inkpad.  I also used
the Prima packaging from the flowers as a mat for my photo at the
top and the bottom (you can see the wavy edge).  

I used my own Martha Stewart punch for the red borders above 
and below the printed paper & a Prima 'Knotted Wood' ink pad
along some of the edges & over the cream flowers.

Above you can see that I've also used my own dymo machine for 
some of my journaling, as well as some Canvas Corp string threaded
through the tags.  The brown edged reverse scallop shapes above are
one of the diecuts that I cut in half & inked.

I also sponged/inked the letters for the title 'Dude' as they 
were initially pink.  I used another Martha Stewart punch
above too. 

 The Basic Grey 'True Love' papers are a cinch
to work with.  Everything matches 100% beautifully, there 
really is no room for error & your pages come together FAST!

If you've fallen in love with this kit, like I did, there are still some
 available so click HERE  to snag one and don't forget to follow the 
My Creative Scrapbook blog HERE too, for a never-ending stream
 of inspiration on how to use the wide range of kits available from 
the fabulous My Creative Scrapbook Online Store.

I used the challenge over at Lessology HERE as the inspiration for
my page - the challenge is "How Charming"so I used a gorgeous new
Prima charm that I was sent with the kit, and of course my recycled item
is the string, which has been lying around in my drawer for a while now!

Thanks for the visit!


Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

Soooooo gorgeous! I love love love the colors and those flowers...and that photo is amazing!!!

Tracey said...

I love that you use a photo of your son and paired it with typically girly products! A stunning page Helen!!

Lizzy Hill said...

Fab subtle - really, really love the arrow onto the photo & the dynmo works a treat - never thought of pink on a man LO...but with the grey & black it works perfectly...lots to get inspired by here, Helen:):)!!!!! And yes - with my leg being sore, all I've been able to do is scrap!!! Got heaps more to share & only a short month.....!!!!!!!!!!!!

Dale Tiernan said...

Yes, I agree with that idea. The Prima packaging just looks too pretty to chuck out.

Leonie said...

What an awesome photo of your boy! I love the colours you've used. Looks like a gorgeous kit!

Lynette said...

Such a gorgeous page. That just shows you, we can use pink and girly embellies on a boy page. This page pops with the pink and red.

Mitra Pratt said...

Love this page! Of course the title makes me smile as does the smaller title! Very handsome young man! And I love all the layers and inking you have added. Lovely job!

Evgenia Petzer said...

wonderful job! and amazing photo! can't wait to see other ceations!

Violette said...

You never stop to amaze me Helen... Using all those girly colors and embellishements and make them look almost masculine! Very great ob!
And I like your photo very much!

Tracey Sabella said...

Fabulous page!! Love how you achieved a masculine page with pink and flowers!! Love the chevron background and arrow pointing to your photo!! ~ Blessings, Tracey

Gayle Price said...

Love, love, love this page !! The soft colours, the details and the fabo photo. This is a favourite. xx

Keren Tamir said...

fantastic layout Helen!! I love the masking in the back and how it matches the paper pattern!! awesome design and what a handsome young man!

Lynnda said...

So gorgeous!!! love it... hugs..xoxo

yyam said...

Gorgeous. Love the colours. The inked edges and the chevron background. Beautiful composition. :)


I am totally in AWE of this page, Helen! BEAUTIFUL!!!

Sandie Edwards said...

The photograph reminded me of James Dean (handsome son you have)!! :-) Gorgeous LO Helen, love the rope look, magical mixed in with the flowers the way you have done it!!

Denise van Deventer said...

Love, love this layout Helen! Love everything about it! Just so stunning!

Marjie Kemper said...

What a fabulous LO! Such a handsome fellow, to start, and then you had all those new goodies to play with! Love how you used that single arrow and the way you spelled out the title.

Izzy Anderson said...

You did such an incredible job with this kit. Beautiful work, all. Super cute little guy!

Naddy said...

Sooo beautiful. Loveee the pretty embellishments...

Linda Eggleton said...

Wow, I love that you've created a masculine layout with this very feminine looking kit, Helen! Amazing work!

Eila Sandberg said...

Duh?! I was dead sure to have commented on this already but it must have been on FB?! Anyhow, as so many have said already, you have worked wonders with this kit darling. It would have been so easy to go for the Valentine's theme or ultra romantic pages, but you have shown how very versatile both the kit and your own creative talent is by showing a variety of styles. Also this is just beautifully executed! Don't think I have to say what fabulous photos you take or how gorgeous your children are :)) Mwah!

Cassandra aka Scrap Savvy said...

Oh my! You rocked this one too! Another spectacular photo, design and details! Wow!:)

Kirsty Vittetoe said...

What a fabulous page Helen, thanks for sharing it with us at LESSology!

Linda said...

Really wonderful! Thanks for joining us at LESSology with your wonderful creations.