tisdag 30 april 2013

It's my week...

...as a guest designer at the You Do blog. I have had tons of fun working with their products, and here's just a couple of things I've made. Please, visit their blog for more projects and information about them.


måndag 29 april 2013

This little boy...

 ...has stolen the hearts from us all in this family. Just look at that sweet little face.

The sketch is from Skissedilla, and the papers are Prima's Engraver collection, which I have fallen completely in love with :) It's beautiful, isn't it? I love the coordinating tapes, washi and fabric, and the stickers that go with it.
Here's a little closeup. I've used white pen, pigment ink, gesso, texture paste and different masks to create the background to my photo
Have a nice day, everyone!



Meet Mattis! He is our biggest furbaby, and he has got a mind of his own. When it's snow and freezing outside, where would you find Mattis? Not in the warm, cozy sofa corner, but out there in the snow refusing to go inside. He's mad that one.
The sketch is from C'est Magnifique Kits.

torsdag 25 april 2013

My Mind's Eye April Challenge

Here's a layout today that I made for the April sketch challenge at the My Mind's Eye blog. I saw the sketch, and since I had just bought these papers, I saw the perfect opportunity to use them.
I have mixed papers from Boy Crazy and My Girl, and as usual, cutie pie Samuel is in focus. He is six months now, and he discovers new things every day. The journaling says: "Hello, sunshine! Are you ready to discover all the fun stuff the world has in store for you? It's time to dig into the big smorgasboard that is life."
I did some fussy cutting in a couple of the papers, and decided to use pop dots to make the cut-outs stand out a little bit. I just LOVE these lines!


söndag 21 april 2013

So, I won...

...a couple of challenges I've participated in over the last few weeks, and I realised that I haven't shown you the layouts I made! I was supposed to, but something got in the way... and then something else... and then all of a sudden two weeks have passed by, and I haven't updated at all! Shame on me. Anyway, the first one was made for the Easter crop at Svensk Scrapbooking, and the challenge was to create a layout in the shape of an egg.
The second challenge was from Lektyg & Hantverk, and it was a sketch challenge with a photo inspiration twist. This layout earned me a gift certificate, and I am really happy about that.
So, I've been extremely busy these past couple of weeks, with my job, working on assignments, attending sports events with my kids, and I've even managed to spend some time in the farmhouse, clearing out the laundry room, which has been turned into a junk room since it's basically the only room in the house we aren't redecorating. It will be converted into a passage to the extension we are going to put up anyway, so until then we just have to put up with the hideous 1970s style in there.

Have a great week, everyone!

fredag 5 april 2013

Farm Girl Friday April

It's Farm Girl Friday again at the Riddersholm Design blog. The DT was challenged with a spring theme, light colors, and recycle a bit, using their favourite non-scrapbooking accessory. Here's what I made:

 And here's my favourite non-scrappy item to use - tiny lightbulbs, coming from an old electric candlestick. They are adorable to tuck in here and there between flowers and other embellishments on a layout or a card.


So, be sure to check out the Riddersholm Blog and leave a comment on the FGF post to be in for the drawing of the monthly giveaway.

Happy scrapping!

torsdag 4 april 2013

My lovely girl

I never get tired of photographing my daughter. She, on the other hand, never gets tired of posing in front of the camera, but some of the best photos taken are the ones where she doesn't realize that I'm taking one. Like this one. She wanted to show off the easter decorations, and I pulled out the camera. This was the last photo I got, after she thought I was done. Isn't she lovely?
The layout was made for this month's first challenge at the Challenge Me Happy blog. I loved the colors that were the inspiration for this challenge, and they just seemed perfect for this photo. All of her favourite colors at once.

Have a nice Thursday!