Friday, 8 December 2017

Ho Ho Ho | Crate Paper Fa La La | Tarrah McLean


It's Tarrah McLean back with you today to share another festive layout using the gorgeous Crate Paper Fa La La collection!
You can find this gorgeous collection along with loads of beautiful craft products in the Sassy Scrappers store now!


I absolutely LOVE this collection! I have been able to create so many projects with it! It has suited my photos perfectly! Why not go and get it from the Sassy store so you too can create cute projects like I have!


The ephemera/die cut pieces would have to be my favourite! They are wonderful additions for in and around my photo of my son trimming the tree!

Thank you so much for stopping by the Sassy blog today! Make sure you check out the Sassy store for all the gorgeous goodies to create your beautiful projects!

Happy creating!

Tarrah x

Wish Season Flair Pack 8pk      Fa La La Ephemera Cardstock Die-Cuts 40/Pkg W/Gold Glitter

  Fa La La Chipboard Stickers 12"X12" W/Gold Glitter (more on order)          Fa La La Evergreen Double-Sided Cardstock 12"X12"

Fa La La Festive Double-Sided Cardstock 12"X12"

Monday, 4 December 2017

Documenting December | Pinkfresh Studio December Days

Hello again :) I'm excited that December is finally here and that I can start documenting my favourite time of year with lots of gorgeous goodies from Pinkfresh Studio's December Days collection. 


I am using my regular project life album to document the month with inserts and extras like the ones I shared in my previous post added in to record all the festivities. 


And because it's a new month, I have created a title card with a row of fussy cut trees cut from one of the 12x12" papers from the collection along with a couple of puffy stickers. I printed out my title and mounted it onto some foiled cardstock to help it stand out on the patterned background. 


I have again added gold foiled vellum and foiled cardstock to tie in with the gold accents from the collections and also to add some warmth to my pages. I tied some gold string from my Xmas wrapping onto a couple of layered tags from the die-cuts pack and used one of the cute wooden buttons to add dimension to create an easy filler card and used black alpha stickers and puffy star to add interest to a simple photo.  


Adding a 6x12" insert that I cut down from a full sized page protector to hold more photos. 


Once again, layering a mix of textures to create another filler card. The chipboard frames really help to define the focal point inside the pockets. 


Shaker cards are great for Christmas pages and adding little bits & pieces from your decorations or wrapping is a good way to add a personal touch to your albums - I used my fuse tool to seal a glittered feather  from the adjoining photo along with a handful of sequins to create a fun shaker card. You could also use washi tape, stickers or stitching to seal the top of your pockets. 


Friday, 1 December 2017

Fa La La | Crate Paper | Tarrah McLean


It's Tarrah McLean back with you today to share another festive layout using the gorgeous Crate Paper Fa La La collection!
You can find this gorgeous collection along with loads of beautiful craft products in the Sassy Scrappers store now! 


As soon as I saw that Fa La La patterned paper, I knew I wanted to cut it up into strips and separate them slightly....I added machine stitching through each trip to add some definition and detail. 


That gorgeous, gold, glitter die cut title makes a perfect title for this layout, I love how the font is different from the Fa La La in the paper...this helps it to stand out and pop off the page! 


The bauble die-cut is a nice touch underneath my photo, with the Fa La La theme still going on and the added bit of gold on the top! I used 2 of the flair buttons from the Fancy Pants Wish collection pack...  


Thank you so much for stopping by the Sassy blog today! Make sure you check out the Sassy store for all the gorgeous goodies to create your beautiful projects!

Happy creating!


Wish Season Flair Pack 8pk      Fa La La Ephemera Cardstock Die-Cuts 40/Pkg W/Gold Glitter

  Fa La La Chipboard Stickers 12"X12" W/Gold Glitter (more on order)          Fa La La Festive Double-Sided Cardstock 12"X12"

   Fa La La Mistletoe Double-Sided Cardstock 12"X12" 

Thursday, 30 November 2017

The Best Days by Farrel Tailor

Good Morning Sassy Lovers!! Today is my last DT post and I would just like start off by thanking Olga for asking me to join her amazing team... what started out being for only 3 months ended up lasting 9 months and I have truly enjoyed every minute of it. And I would also like to thank all the Sassy Fans that have followed me over the last 9 months - you're the best!!

So let me show you what I created and how I went about it....

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I started by cutting 7 strips of Glitz Design pp - Sunshine in my Soul - Stripe and adhered the 7 strips onto to Glitz Design - Sunshine in my Soul - Suns.

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I then used white gesso with my 1" Silicone Brush to highlight the paper cluster and to also seal before I added the sprays. I also used my finger to lightly rub white gesso around the edges of my photo.

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Once dry I then started to apply my colours to the background. Using a wet paint brush I applied 13arts Ayeeda Mists - Pastel Cobalt, then Chalk Ultramarine and to finish I used Chalk Indigo. Making sure I dried between colours.

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And it wouldn't be me with some splattering!! I used all 3 blues for the splatters.

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Next I applied 13arts Ayeeda Mist Pastel Caramel just to highlight some areas and then added some builders tape for a little bit of texture. (I bought this tape from my local hardware store)

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Now for the photo mount - I used some cardboard from a packing box and ripped the first layer off. I then rubbed white gesso around the edges and using a wet brush I applied a small amount of 13arts Ayeeda Mist Chalk Indigo.

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I then added some stickers from Pinkfresh Studio - Escape the Ordinary range and doodled around the stickers and the background paper with a black paint pen. To finish off the layout I added some stamping, cotton thread in blue and tan and a flair from my personal stash.



Thanks for dropping by and again thank you for all your support this year. xx