Saturday, 29 June 2013

Midsummer girl

That’s just so cute has a challenge this month to create a layout in one hour. I thought it would be fun to try – and I made it! Actually it was quite interesting. I did get to know myself a little more – at least as a scrapbooker. Now I know that I don’t like to stress when creating and I know that most of the time I spend on a layout is thinking and searching for the exact shade… And I want to spend a long time doing it, listening to soft jazz music… For me scrapbooking is connected with relaxation and not stress.
But I love challenges… so I might just try it again… ;)
Here’s the result:
I first added gesso and then continued with mist, stamping, and washi tape. I finally splashed some acrylic paint and added some triangles. That’s what you can do in one hour if you know what to do before starting and you have a heating gun to dry between the layers.
Here is a close-up:
Thanks for looking!! Have a nice weekend!

Wednesday, 26 June 2013


Punky Scraps has an awesome colorful summer collage as an inspiration this month. There is also a sketch to follow. I loved the vibrant colors in the collage and the feeling that there are too much of everything. I wanted to transform that to my layout and used a photo taken recently at Tivoli.

Here are some close-ups:

Thanks for looking! I hope you all are having a fabulous week!!!

Friday, 14 June 2013


This layout is made for Allt Om Scrap. The theme of the challenge was jeans. I have had an idea to make a monochromatic layout in jeans colors for ages. This was my chance! I almost did it but I added some other colors too as I thought it looked better that way.
I used a lot of different jeans patterned papers and there is also a piece of fabric. The text is made with a Dymo – my new fave that I got as a birthday present from my dad!
If you are wondering what the text says it says that DD is sitting like a teenager even though she is only four years old. :)
If you want some more inspiration on the jeans theme pop over here to see some other DT-samples!
Thanks for looking! I wish you a fabulous weekend!

Friday, 7 June 2013


This layout is made for ScrapFriends Color Palette Challenge #13. I loved the color palette and I have stuck to the right nuances.
The photo is taken when DD is on her way to a masquerade. Need I say that the other girls were jealous of her dress?
Here is some close ups:

 A lot of layering, gesso, mist, acrylic paint and stamping…
Thanks for looking and leaving comments! Have a nice weekend! :)

Wednesday, 5 June 2013

Recycling at ARTastic

The challenge at ARTastic this month is to use recycled material (i.e. minimal commercial products) on your layout. The inspiration piece is ‘Robin’s Nest’ by environmental artist Susan Schenk.
Interesting, when you start thinking… It’s quite hard to find anything that is not commercial products. I mean, even if it’s not a scrapbooking product it’s still a commercial product. All I could think of was flowers and branches from the garden. But I like colorful layouts… Then I came up with the idea to use garbage. That can’t be seen as a commercial product! So I want out to the trash can to get the product packaging from DD’s play toys. :)
Everything on the layout is garbage, except for the photo, some mixed media products and washi tape. Here’s the result:
I had a great time creating this. And when DD saw it she wanted to do the same. So we are spreading thoughts about recycling to the next generation. :)
Thanks for looking!! I hope you want to play along! Don’t forget to pop over at the ARTastic blog. There’s some awesome inspiration by the DT girls!

Sunday, 2 June 2013

Edited photos at AOS

Today we are showing layouts with (visibly) edited photos at Allt Om Scrap. It’s SO fun and you can achieve awesome effects that inspire you to make different layouts. If you are not familiar with this (and you understand Swedish) there are also some informative articles to read! :)
Here’s my layout:
And a close up:
I loved working with edited photos like this! I will definitely do it again!!
Hope you had a wonderful weekend! Take care!