Sunday, 20 August 2017

Class 16 with Karen - The Notebook

I loved the name of this range of papers - Romance Novel Chapter 2 and what romantic film features a book - The Notebook of course.  This prompted my decision to make a mini album from this kit.

I have to say these papers rank highly in my Top Ten Ranges and I have used them before but absolutely adore the colours an patterns.  I saw the original of my mini album here and rather than reinvent the wheel, used this as the basis for my notebook.

Instructions for this class can be downloaded here.

There is another challenge at 2pm so check back in to see what Ann has in store for us.

Class 15 with Mel - Gridlocked

Hello and welcome to my third and final class of this cybercrop weekend. I hope you have enjoyed yourselves so far.

My last class is named after the (not very well known) film Gridlocked which appears to have been a vehicle for the man who played Wentworth Millers brother in Prison Break! 

 Layout one features a grid formation using different sized elements to create a block, it is a style I quite enjoy and have returned to in different forms over the years. It is also a good way to use a wide variety of patterns on your page while keeping them nicely contained!

The second layout in this class has absolutely nothing to do with grids and in complete contrast but I wanted to illustrate how the way you select elements from a collection can create quite contrasting looks.

Instructions can be found here

Don't forget to head over to the ATDML # Create Facebook group and share your creations. There are albums to share class layouts as well as individual albums for each of the challenges.

Happy Scrapping!

Class 14 with Debs - My Girl

Good Morning, how are we all doing on this fabulous weekend at the cinema? The 10 o'clock showing this morning features a film that will pull on your heartstrings - 'My Girl'
Hopefully this class won't leave you snivelling into your tissues though, as the title was inspired by the flowery feminine feel of the Simple Stories Hello Lovely range of papers and not its heart wrenching story line. 
In this class we will explore creating pages using highly patterned papers without overshadowing the photograph on your layout. 

Don't worry if you didn't manage to bag yourselves a kit in time, these designs can easily be adapted but I would challenge you to use a range of patterned papers. 

Remember you can post photographs of any class layouts you create on our thread in the 2017 Cybercrop Classes Facebook album.
Looking forward to seeing your pages.
Debs x

Class 13 with Jane - The Queen

So we've reached class 13 - (good job 13 is my lucky number -well it's the date of my birthday)!  I was certainly lucky to be invited to a Royal garden party at Buckingham Palace this year so my next class is in honour of Her Majesty. This is a really simple book and I love the colour combination - a peachy pink the same colour as The Queen's dress, navy blues the same colour as my outfit and light blue the same colour as Kate's dress. I hope you are just as lucky with your photos!

Here's the front cover...

And some sneak peeks inside the book...

Instructions for the book can be found here...

I hope you will come back at 10am to join Debbie for class 14! Have fun!

Saturday, 19 August 2017

Class 12 with Tricia - The Italian Job

It's no secret that I love to travel, some people love cars, some love handbags - I love boarding passes.  So this Summer when my friends decided to guarentee good weather for their wedding day by doing it in sunny Sorrento, it was an extra special reason to get up and go.

While we were there we extended the trip and checked another bucket list location by visiting Pompeii.  I grabbed this great photo of Jamie and Calum posing with parasols on the streets of Pompeii which works perfectly with the pink, blues and browns of Crate paper 'Craft Market' range.  

In our house we live for tea, we've never been one for a cup of Joe.  However when you are in Naples we were assured you just have to try the coffee.  I snapped this great shot of Jamie 'enjoying' his espresso and teamed it with the coffee coloured paper in the range.

This is the last class of the day but pop back at 9am tomorrow for Jane's fabulous Graphic 45 class.

Challenge 4 - Pretty in Pink (1986)

Cannot believe I was just 15 when this film came out! I bet you can guess what the challenge is for this evening? Yep, you guessed it, dig out your pink supplies and get as pink as you like with this one.

Jane has illustrated our Pretty in Pink inspired challenge beautifully below.

Save your completed layout in the challenge 4 gallery on Facebook once you have completed it, we'd love to see your pages.  As with the previous challenges this will remain open until midnight on Bank Holiday Monday 28th August to give you plenty of time to join in. 

Class 11 with Ann - Beaches (1988)

One of my favourite all time films that makes me cry almost by just thinking about it. What doesn't make me cry though is the gorgeous beach themed Kaisercraft Coastal Escape papers that came in the kit for this class. These went perfectly with my sandy Fuertaventura photos for my holiday earlier this month.

I created 3 pages from the kit, the instructions for which can be downloaded HERE.

Do share your pages from this class in our Cybercrop classes gallery on Facebook.

Next class is at 8pm with Tricia but another challenge will be posted at 6pm with a chance for you to grab some food before scrapping on in to the evening. Enjoy!!