Friday, October 25

home is... {merly impressions}

hello scrappy friends!

as many of you know, there is a monthly challenge going on at MERLY IMPRESSIONS. this month's theme is "HOME - what is mean to me" and here is my interpretation - 

"HOME IS..."

i decided to do a double-pager for this challenge, because i could never explain what HOME means to me in one page.

to create my layout i used the "CURIOSITY" collection from KAISERCRAFT. 

for the first page i used KAISERCRAFT vanilla weave cardstock and different pattern papers from the CURIOSITY collection

the large background doily i made with WE R MEMORY KEEPERS lucky 8 punch, eccentric pattern paper and licorice weave cardstock. i spattered some red glimmer mist and added red rhinestones to give an artsy effect to my background.

for the banner i used stickers from the curiosity collection sticker sheet and the die cut key is from the COLLECTABLES pack from the same paper line.

the letters for my title i made from cardstock, using MAKING MEMORIES' foam stamps alphabet and KAISERCOLOUR paint - red. after the paint has dried, i fussy cut the letters and adhered them to my page with mounting foam type

the words for my jouranlling i fussy cut from the pattern paper. 

to embellish my layout i used fussy cut elements from pattern papers, die cut flourishes, paper roses and cardstock images from the COLLECTABLES pack.

the chipboard key is altered with black embossing powder. 

i decided to design the second page in PROJECT LIFE style. and the CURIOSITY collection has the perfect designs for it. i used the KAISERCRAFT d ring multi pocket pages for my layout. 

to create my 4 x 6" and 3 x 4" cards i used the RARE and the UNUSUAL pattern papers.

i inked the edges, decorated then with pretty pictures and wrote my own journalling on my tailor-made cards.

the collection is so easy to work with - you can mix and match pictures, papers and embellishments in any way you like! 

here is a list with the KAISERCRAFT products i used on this layout:

i hope you enjoyed today's post!

and don't forget - you have until november 12th to join the MERLY IMPRESSIONS october "home - what is means to me" challenge!

hugs 'n smiles,


Donna Ellis said...

Oh Emmy, my heart melts at this lovely showcasing of your home. So pretty in showing the architecture of your amazing house, and then all the incredible moments inside! I so enjoyed every little detail. Thanks for sharing! hugs, de

April said...

Wonderful layouts and great elements! Love them! Great job.

Eret said...

Wow, Emmy, this is incredible! Really beautiful colors - they remind a warm and loving home. Love your stunning design on the first page and all the little photos and embellishments on the other page. Amazing work!

Unknown said...

I love the colors you used and the designes of the card