Saturday, May 5, 2012

Happy National Scrapbook Day! Sale, Guest Designer and Inspiration!



In celebration of National Scrapbook Day Want2Scrap is helping you celebrate with a
.99 BLING SALE!
Visit Want2Scrap and stock up on all your favorite Want2Scrap bling!
We are proud to introduce this months guest designer
 Keri Lee Sereika:
Keri Lee Sereika, currently living in South Carolina, is a stay at home mother of four and wife to a USAFR pilot. Keri has been on a number of manufacturer's design teams, has authored two books as well as many articles in a variety of magazines and online media, and has had her designs featured in numerous magazines and books. When not busy playing with her kids or trying keep her house clean, Keri can be found up in her studio crafting or on the computer researching or writing articles on crafting.
http://www.pinklemonade.typepad.com
Here is one of Keri Lee's beautiful layouts.
Keri Lee and our own
are two of the talented artist featured in the just released DRG/Annie's Attic Book:
AND we have MORE!
INSPRIATION AND MORE INSPIRATION!
Courtesy of C'est Magnifique Kit Club and their wonderfully talented team of designers
a Naddia Cannizzo Sketch and C'est Magnifique May Kit.
"SHE" by Nadia Cannizzo
This is a layout about my eldest daughter and her oldest cousin. She is so lucky to have her, because she is a really good girl and looks after her really well. Maria, responds to her so nicely and they just get along and give me a bit of a break especially we we go out ! LOL!

* I inked the chipboard cage with the Prima mask and white ink to give it more detail.
* The flowers were inked with the Smimmerz
* I doubled up the banner from the 7Dots Stickers in the add on, with a banner paper punch from my stash.
"THUMBS UP" by Leslie Kammerdiener
This is Kevin when we went to Los Angelos a while ago. The one thing you can always count on with Kevin is the 'thumb's up' sign - he's been doing it since he was a teenager and I'm so glad that he continues using this action; no matter how hard his life is.

"SING" by Valerie Serfozo
I wanted to try out a new lens recently and focused on this little bird that looks like he's singing. I decided to base the colors on the layout based on the little bit of orange in his feathers. The white Teresa Collins flower was a little larger than I wanted, so I used Beverly's tip to remove a few layers. I zapped it with my heat gun, which made it easy to remove some of the bottom layers. I also made the Manor House orange flower smaller by removing the bottom two layers. I painted the birdhouse using some gold paint.

"SUZANNE" by Fi Kenward
I used a photo of my mum, not sure how old she was and tried to pull the yellow colour from the papers by using the Theresa Collins packing. I sanded off the printed contents and thought it worked it beautifully with the page. I also spritzed the applique with glimmer mist to blend. The bird cage was an awesome accent to work with but I didn't want to lose it by cover my photo with it so I opted to use it this way instead.

"ONE" by Erin Blegen
I created this layout for my adorable little nephew, River. He just recently celebrated his first birthday- and I just cannot resist a sweet cake face! SO- I started out by layering some papers to create a distressed, textured background. Now, I definitely like to get the most out of my paper, so when I layer one paper on top of the other, I cut out the backs and use them either to create another smaller layer on top or as scrap bits elsewhere on the page. That is what I did here- even though it appears as if I've used several sheets of paper. To alter the chipboard birdcage and letters, I first painted them with gesso, then used my finger to add some of the Shimmerz paint included in the kit, followed by touching it up by brushing on some pink & sandy-colored ink. I also used the Shimmerz paint & some gesso to alter the large Teresa Collins flower, and even more gesso to dress up the additional flowers, chipboard pieces, and gems. In the end, I created a piece that has just as much "frosting" as the handsome little fellow in the photo.
A huge thank you to Keri Lee for being our guest designer and to C'est Magnifique Kit Club and their designers for this wonderful National Scrapbook Day inspirations!
DON'T forget to head over to Want2Scrap and pick up our .99 cent bling and Charlie's Birdhouse!
HAPPY SCRAPBOOKING!



1 comment:

  1. Thank you so much for featuring us :) really really love working with your product !

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