Scrapbooking Class – Lilac Whisper

Hi everyone, I am back this morning to share the Scrapbook layout I will be teaching at my store (Scrapbook Fantasies) on Wednesday @ 10am & 6.30pm (No Saturday Class this week due to our Super Sale!), a beautiful layout I have created with the Kaisercraft Lilac Whisper collection, stamps, cutting dies and Colour Blast Shimmer Spray.  Please note that it is a essential to book for the Wednesday night class.

The class is only $17, which includes a kit and use of my tools and mixed media supplies.  I do ask that you bring along basic tools and adhesives, including a trimmer and silver, lilac and turquoise edging inks if you have them.

Happy Creating and have a wonderful day

Alicia Redshaw

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Scrapbooking Class – BeYoutiful

Hi everyone I am back this evening to share the Scrapbook layout I will be teaching at my store (Scrapbook Fantasies) on Wednesday @ 10am & 6.30pm and Saturday @ 10am, a lovely layout I have created with the Indigo Skies collection from Kaisercraft – perfect for photographs of the teenager in everyone’s life.  Please note that it is a essential to book for the Wednesday night class.

The class is only $17, which includes a kit and use of my tools and mixed media supplies.  I do ask that you bring along basic tools and adhesives, including a trimmer if you have one.

Happy Creating and have a wonderful day

Alicia Redshaw

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DT Reveal – 123 Challenge – May 2017 – Family

Hello and welcome to May and a new challenge at the 123 Challenge Blog, using one of my favourite colours (Teal), my favourite type of people (Family) and one of my favourite tools (Stencils).

I have used a photograph of my brother and I with our Great Aunt Shirley and Great Uncle Keith, both of whom are no longer with us – and are very dearly missed.  I was pregnant with our oldest son in this photograph, and the event was a 21st Birthday Party I had organised for my brother.

I chose to create my layout with the Kaisercraft Island Escape collection and a whole heap of embellishments and goodies – some I created and some I had lingering in my stash.

I have used Lindy’s Stamp Gang Mists, white Gesso and Stickles to create my layered Mixed Media background.

That is it from me for the time being, and it is over to you to create with this beautiful challenge at the 123 Challenge Blog:

Happy Creating and have a wonderful day

Alicia Redshaw

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Show Us Your Stuff Recipe Challenge – April 2017 – Father & Son

Welcome  back to my little blog and another post about a Challenge I couldn’t resist trying – the Show Us Your Stuff Recipe Challenge for April.  The papers and some of the embellishments I have used were a challenge given to me by my bestie – Joanna Ford.

I started my layout with some Embossing Paste and a stencil, followed by layers of watery Lindy’s Stamp Gang Mist and Golden High Flower Acrylic Paint.  I have included washi tape, chipboard, fussy cut banners and lots of paper layers in my design – amongst other bits and pieces.

The Copper Coffee Stains were created with a Darkroom Door stamp and Copper Lindy’s Stamp Gang Mist.  The sequins were leftover from one of my classes at a Scrapbook Fantasies Retreat in 2016.

The chipboard Starfish were sprayed with Copper Lindy’s Stamp Gang Mist before being coated in Glossy Accents.  The Seahorse was a whole experience of it’s own, with the following list of layers (in this order):

  • Embossing Paste
  • Heat
  • Copper & Teal Lindy’s Stamp Gang Mists
  • Heat
  • Copper & Teal Lindy’s Stamp Gang Mists
  • Heat
  • Glossy Accents
  • Heat

I heated the Seahorse to the point of almost burning each time to get a good bubbly texture and crusty finish

I used Weathered Wood Tim Holtz Ink and a Blending Tool through a stencil for added visual texture in the background.  The white spots are the Golden High Flow Acrylic Paint, that I have put in a fine tipped applicator bottle for better flicking.

Well that is my take on the Show Us Your Stuff Recipe Challenge for April, and now it’s your turn…..

Happy Creating and have a wonderful day

Alicia Redshaw

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Scrap the Girls – April 2017 – Forever Fun

Hello and welcome to my take on the Scrap the Girls Moodboard Challenge for April.  I couldn’t resist doing this challenge as the teal colour family is my favourite of all the colour families, and the many beautiful textures in the Moodboard were inspiring too.  

I have used the colours represented in the Moodboard, including the peach and cream in two of the images.  The additional colours helped my layout to become more dynamic and gave a depth to the layers – without it everything seemed the same and flat.

I have included flowers, a watery background and hearts to represent some of the elements in the Moodboard.  I have also included a bird as a substitute for the car – both are always going somewhere and represent Freedom and Travel.  The photograph is of our beautiful daughter, Naomi-Jon who just happens to be learning to drive and exploring her own Freedom.

The textures in the Moodboard evoke a sense of layered beauty, which I tried to convey with the many and varied layers in my finished layout.

You have a few days to go if you are going to enter the Scrap the Girls Moodboard Challenge for April – plenty of time…..

Happy Creating and have a wonderful day

Alicia Redshaw

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Best Players Canvas by Naomi-Jon

Hello and welcome to a post that is a bit different today, because I didn’t create this painting – my very talented sixteen year old daughter did.  Naomi-Jon painted this canvas as a teacher gift for her Music Teacher who left at the end of last year.  I think the results are awesome and a testament to her talents as an Artist.

Happy Creating and have a wonderful day

Alicia Redshaw

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My Scrapbooking Class this Week at Scrapbook Fantasies

It is that time of the week again when I reveal the Scrapbook layout I will be teaching at my store (Scrapbook Fantasies) on Wednesday @ 10am & 6.30pm and Saturday @ 10am, a beautiful layout using the new Kaisercraft Indigo Skies collection and a whole host of different mixed media techniques.  Please note that it is a essential to book for the Wednesday night class.

The class is only $17, which includes a kit and use of my tools and mixed media supplies.  I do ask that you bring along basic tools and adhesives, including a trimmer, black acid free journaling pen, tweezers, good fine scissors and edge distresser if you have them.

Happy Creating and have a wonderful day

Alicia Redshaw

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My Scrapbooking Class this Week at Scrapbook Fantasies

It is that time of the week again when I reveal the Scrapbook layout I will be teaching at my store (Scrapbook Fantasies) on Wednesday @ 10am & 6.30pm and Saturday @ 10am, a beautiful soft layout using the new L’Aquarelle collection from Ultimate Crafts.  

The class is only $17, which includes a kit and use of my tools and mixed media supplies.  I do ask that you bring along basic tools and adhesives, including a trimmer and edge distresser if you have them.

Happy Creating and have a wonderful day

Alicia Redshaw

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My Cardmaking Class this Week at Scrapbook Fantasies

It is that time of the week again when I reveal the Cards I will be teaching at my store (Scrapbook Fantasies) on Tuesday @ 10am, Wednesday @ 6.30pm and Saturday @ 10am, however this week it is a trio of tags created with the Hanami Garden collection from Kaisercraft.  

The class is only $17, which includes a kit and use of my tools and mixed media supplies.  I do ask that you bring along basic tools and adhesives, including a trimmer, gel pens and brown/pinecone inkpad if you have them.

Happy Creating and have a wonderful day

Alicia Redshaw

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