Cas-ual Fridays Stamps Bloghop with Imagine Crafts | stamped card.

Welcome to the Cas-ual Fridays stamps and Imagine Crafts bloghop. We are so excited to share our beautiful creations using the gorgeous products sponsored by Cas-ual fridays
along with the amazing range of inks and products available from Imagine Crafts.
You should have landed here from Joanna's blog

Thank you for hopping by - I hope you are inspired by the beautiful Cas-ual Fridays stamps and dies and how you can create beautiful elements by combining them with the fabulous Imagine Crafts Inks.
Now Hop on over to Lisa's Blog for some more inspiration

Remember you can WIN BIG by being a part of the blog hop by leaving us some comments and love.

In case you get lost, head on over to the Imagine Crafts blog
or head over to the Cas-ual Fridays Stamps blog

JBay Scrapbooking Event | Book your seat today!

Spend a day (or three…) with me......
Jowilna has been in the Scrapbooking Industry for many years and she has contributed to the South African market in ways that are too many to name here…  She currently serves as Design Team member for South Africa’s major Scrapbook Product Distributor, The Wholesaler, as well as Lady Pattern Paper, Chiswick and International Brand Imagine Crafts. She contributes to Scrapbook Generation’s International publication and she has published several books on Paper Crafting, Card Making and Scrapbooking.
We are honoured and privileged to welcome her to Scrapbook Studio!
Thursday 29 September 2016 Group 1
Friday 30 September 2016 Group 2
Saturday 1 October 2016 Group 3
Scrapbook Studio JBay, 106 Da Gama Road, Jeffreys Bay
R895-00 per Day
Price includes full day classes with Jowilna, refreshments, lunch as well as a bumper packed goodie bag!
Only 20 seats available per day.  All classes will be different.

Click on the link to book your spot today! Exciting NEW Classes and Exciting NEW product specially imported for these classes!

Secret Scrapbook Event | Couture Creations & The Wholesaler

It's been a while - well 3 weeks since I blogged. With good reason. I have been off teaching at the Secret Scrapbook Event sponsored by Couture Creations & The Wholesaler and presented by Scrapbook Studio. Thank you for giving me the opportunity to share my life and passion with the delegates - sharing my God given talents with them. I am blessed by what I do and hyave done for past 20 years! What an amazing event it was, taking us from Cape Town to Pretoria, to Johannesburg, Bloemfontein and then down to JBay for the final leg.

We laughed, I cried, we ate like piggies, we scrapped, we coloured, we cut and we made memories.
We had a great time but I am happy to be home, catching up on mails and work and getting creative again. So for now I leave you with this amazing image taken in Cape Town and then the one below on the last leg of our journey in JBay.
Thank you for hanging around while I was away! I will be back with loads of exciting news happening around here! Until later ....

Guest Designer | iheart studio for Wilna Furstenberg.

 I absolutely loved working with these printed images. I wanted to create a light hearted layout using a photo of my niece – wild and free kind of like these Spring flowers. The colours are so soft and fragile and complimented the black and white photograph perfectly. I wanted the flowers in colour to speak loudly and a colour photo would have competed too much with these beautiful images. I think it is a perfect combination and tells such an amazing story – the perfect combination of wild and free with a really thoughtful message.
What a privilege to work with such amazing images – to honour the art of such an amazing person/artist and beautiful soul like Wilna!

Print your selected images onto high resolution paper. I used the Spring Florals, May Florals 1 and the Spring Frames 2 for my layout.
 Print the Spring Frame to fit over a 6×6” photograph. Cut out the centre of the frame and cut around the outside edge.
Make sure that the printed frame fits over the photo without covering up too much. Adhere the frame to the photo using Tombow adhesive.
 Ink the edges of the cut out flowers to hide any cutting marks.
 Use watercolour paint to add some colour to vintage book paper. Combine two different shades of blue for interest to add the colour wash.
 assemble your layout – add a strip of patterned paper to the top edge of your background. Adhere the painted book paper to the top edge vertically centred. Adhere the framed photo and add additional cut out Spring flowers using foam tape for added dimension.
 Cut out butterflies from the May florals and adhere to the right side of the frame.
 use yellow acrylic paint to add dimensional stamen details to the flowers. Use a burnishing tool to pick up a small amount of yellow paint and stamp the paint into the centre of the flowers. Leave to dry. Add printed wording from the Spring Phrases at the top and bottom edges of the photo. Finish off your layout with machine and hand sewing, sequins, and paint splats.
Add additional journaling stamping and finishing touches as desired to personalise your layout. I hope this has inspired you to use these beautiful images to create your own works of He(ART).

 Blessings! Jowilna

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