Saturday, June 11, 2011

Scrap-Friendzy "Seaside Cottage" Kit reveal

My name was drawn to be the DT to work with the Scrap-Freindzy June Kit "Seaside Cottage." Imagine my excitement when these lovely items arrived at my door:



So far, I've created two layouts and a card.

For my first layout I wanted to showcase some of the gorgeous features in the Bo Bunny Gabrielle paper by fussy cutting the butterflies and other elements. I added some stickles to the butterflies as well. Isn't this vintage lace absolutely gorgeous? The large brad was a perfect center for the daisy I created by punching and coloring some of my scraps from this project and the metal frame was a perfect accent for my journaling. 

All of the elements on this page are from the kit. I also used some things we all have laying around our scrap room: distress ink, chalk, stickles, glossy accents, thread, a scrap of white cardstock for the leaves around the flower and a couple punches.


Here are some close-ups:

The vintage lace on a background of distressed/inked/punched scraps:

I used a daisy punch for this flower then distress inked and chalked it up to get the right color to go with the tulips. I cut the leaves on my Gazelle and then inked them.  This gorgeous brad was included in the kit. I cut a circle from a paper scrap for the flower center, then applied glossy accents for a nice shine. The title block was cut from a scrap and I wrote out the title:

Here you can see some of the fussy cutting, distressing, and stitching around the photo:

We don't always have a lot of time to create a layout (OK, you know I always spend tons of time!) But for this next page, I wanted to show how this wonderful kit could be used to create a page in a snap. This layout took about an hour, and if you used sticker letters it would go even faster. Everything here is from the kit. I only added a little distress ink to the birds and photo mat edges. I oohed and awed over these lovely prima birds and flourish and the lovely flower ribbon!


I also created a graduation card from my scraps. I added the die cut/embossed/alcohol inked metal piece, butterfly stamp, and ribbon from my stash and a piece of Bo Bunny Almond Dot for the card base:



If you would like more details about the card, you can go to my grad card post.

I still have so much material to work with. I'll be sharing another layout or two as I get them done.

The "Seaside Cottage" kits are going fast so be sure to get yours soon before they are gone.

Thanks for stopping by! I enjoy reading your lovely comments.

~ Blessings ~

7 comments:

  1. Love the layouts they are beautiful...can we still buy that kit...it's gorgeous.

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  2. Yes, there are still kits available. You can link to the Scrap-Friendzy store in my post or this URL will take you there too: http://www.shop-friendzy.blogspot.com/

    Blessings!

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  3. Amazing layouts and card! The Kit is awesome it has so much stuff. The time with Grandpa layout is my favorite!

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  4. You stitching is immaculate and the framing couldn't be better. Lovely!

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  5. WOW! Gorgeous projects using that kit!! Love them all!!

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  6. Wonderful layout and card. I really enjoy visiting.....you are so creative!

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  7. All of these are so gorgeous, I love them!

    Ashley
    http://especiallymade.blogspot.com

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