Saturday, 24 August 2013

'Beaucoup de Marche' Layout - My Creative Scrapbook Limited Edition Kit August 2013 - Kaisercraft/Prima





Happy Weekend!!  
Here's my last share from the latest 
Limited Edition Kit at  My Creative Scrapbook.
  It uses the latest sketch up at My Creative Sketches.


There is a huge prize for one random winner - just look at 
all you can win!!  The challenge runs from mid month to mid 
month so is great if you are looking for something towards the 
end of the month that is not about to close :)


Nope I cannot get the above image centred - sorry!! 

I based my layout on the sketch but have realised that I 
do not have to include everything on the sketch if it is not 
in keeping with my style so I left the layers off the top 
& didn't split my base paper into 2 as per the sketch.  

Other than that the sketch is visible.


I used some Gold Wendy Vecchi paste on my background, with my new Prima dot stencil, and stamped with my La Blanche Gate stamp & also spattered some black & copper mists onto my background & very lightly stamped my Prima brick stamp using some brown ink.


I also stamped OVER my layers in some parts, as well as adding some of the Kaisercraft border stickers (look under the title) & some Prima packaging sentiments (to the right above).


My title means "Lots of Walking" 
{at least I hope it does...my French is not the best :)}


I keep my old inkpads that are almost dried out, in my top drawer, separate from my other inkpads, so that I can use them to grunge things up just a bit, like I did with that flower above. 

 I also used the string from the Prima packaging (that tied the Dangly charms to the base board} & looped it around the flower in the corner}.


More "on top" stamping & I also used some of the Pink Paislee Artisan elements with some tan ink rubbed over the top to tone down the cream colour.  

Thanks for visiting! 
 I am off-grid this weekend as I have LOTS and LOTS of 
deadlines to meet. I have magazine work every month now, 
that I can't share here but needs doing, plus I am working on 
something secret & squirrely :) {secret Squirrel scrapbooking!!} 

You'll get to know about that very soon...
 Enjoy your weekend!!



28 comments:

Violette said...

Nice LO Helen! Il love the dot stencil. And your title is right ;-)

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

Wowwwwwwwwwwww! This is gorgeous!! I love love love the colors, the title and the flowers!!

Aline Marengo said...

I Loved your page! It is very beautiful!

dstandard said...

Awesome page Helen - love your background work - it's simply amazing! And a sketch is that - just a start to your creativity - it's ok to interpret it different from the exact sketch!

Sabrina Sulaiman said...

Hi Helen! Ewww getting busy is good I guess. This LO looks gorgeous, Helen! I love the papers and colors you used! Hope you have an enjoyable busy weekend! :)

Kerryn said...

I love the feel of this page! Gorgeous!

Lizzy Hill said...

I've really enjoyed your Parisienne sojourn with these pages.....this is no exception...sooo want that stamp now!!! Really lovely work, especially like your idea of the Old stamp pads, too...Go Forth, work hard & Squirrel away!!!!!!!!

Lisa M said...

You're a wonderful dose of inspiration and excitement. I'm so glad Mitra introduced me to your blog. Your work is fabulous and I've really enjoyed following you the past few weeks AND I love squirrels...so it's a win win. Best of luck with deadlines and all the cool hush hush stuff.
Your LO is fantastic and I definitely see the sketch.
Lisa :)

Sandi Clarkson said...

Love this! Fab cluster in the center that is soooo yummy! This Paris series goes so well together! Take care!

scrapbookertink said...

Hi Helen, sounds like you are super busy! Love your recent layout and loving the French influence, hope you are well x

Linda Eggleton said...

Just gorgeous....love these colours, Helen.
Great looking versatile sketch too....will see how I go for time and add it to my list :)

Linda Eggleton said...

Oooops, forgot to say....cant wait to hear about the secret squirrell biz!!

Mona Pendleton said...

Gorgeous layout Helen! You sure worked magic with the products! So inspiring!

Kelly Foster said...

This is just awesome, Helen!! I love the angle of the photo, very cool! I have been playing with that embossing paste, too, it really is a neat medium, isn't it?! Anyway - gorgeous page, I especially love the stamping!

Tracey Sabella said...

Fabulous page and amazing details!! ~ Blessings, Tracey

Garden of Grace

Milagros C. Rivera said...

Gorgeous interpretation of the sketch!!! ♥♥♥

Keren Tamir said...

gorgeous LO Helen!! love the movement in it! what font is that? I love it!!

Lynette said...

Beautiful. Whenever I see another of your layouts I just want to buy all the pastes, stencils and mists you use ;-)

Riikka Kovasin said...

Awesome background work!

sandi said...

What a super cool lo! Love the entire look of this with that fab pic!

Mitra Pratt said...

Super cool dots! Do love that stencil! it's awesome! Cool title too! I don't know French myself!

We were off the grid this weekend too. Headed to Canada and cell coverage there was spotty and also "international" so we mostly left them off!

Love that ink pad idea, super cool way to get more use out of something!

Leonie said...

Hi i've been a slack blogger. ;/ It's been ages since I visited any blogs. I've missed heaps of your gorgeous creations.

yyam said...

Very artsy piece! Love the whole "scene" you've created. Beautiful details.

Cassandra aka Scrap Savvy said...

Lovin' all the techniques you used! Another fab layout and cool photo.:)

Sandie Edwards said...

Helen you are so clever when it comes to adding details, I just look in awe at times... I adore this LO and how you used all the elements.

Denise van Deventer said...

Gorgeous page...love the styling and beautiful details! Love it!

Eila Sandberg said...

I so love your pages with piccies from Paris, fab fab fab!! That la Blanche stamp is absolutely delish, just like the ironwork of so many Parisian buildings. You're one clever chickie you! xoxoxo

Marjie Kemper said...

That's such a catchy sketch, and your spin on it is AMAZING. Lovely in every way. Off to pin...