Love You(rself) - Scrap Around The World

Hello! Can you believe it's already mid of the month? And what does that mean is that I get to share my creation for Scrap Around The World! The mood board this month is done by the lovely Tusia Lech. You can join the challenge and see the original reveal here (link)The deadline is Thursday 31st July.

Tusia's mood board is fun, whimsical & full of positivity with a magical feel! You can see the board on top of this post. You can interpret the mood board in any way you like. You can use just one image, several of them, all of them or even just one aspect of an image. Please also remember, that you can use any colors! 

If you wish to be eligible for judging and thus for the prizes you need to follow our 10 Golden Rules found here (link). The rules include for example that you need to share the mood board image and mention Scrap Around The World in full  in your post. It's also important that you let the team know in your post how you were inspired the board unless it's really obvious. 

Here's my creation to the lovely mood board by Tusia! I did an art journal spread this month. You did know that you can participate with other crafts than just layouts? Unfortunately we don't accept cards, but canvases and art journal pages are ok. There're a few rules so check them before you start creating!

I was inspired by the dandelion balloon and the powdery pigment. I also loved the quote in the board and the whimsical, flowing feeling that picture with the quote has. 

I started creating the page with Pan Pastels, spreading them lie waves to a piece of card stock I had cut for my base. I used the colors from the board - luscious magenta pink, pale blue and intense turquoise. I made the colors look powdery by adding white PanPastel on top. I then applied some fixative (or actually hairspray) and worked another layer on top, this time using a stencil creating a pattern on top of the wavy shapes. 

On top of the Pan Pastel background I then stamped the balloons and some texture, too. I colored the balloons with Gelatos and then reinforced the lines with different pens. I also added journaling to the background just scribbling here and there. The clouds are made using white embossing powder and a dotty stamp.
I listed the materials I used underneath here, but please keep on reading as the list of prizes is still to come!

Materials: Pan Pastels, 3rd Eye, Tattered Angels, Prima Marketing, Sharpie, Design Memory Craft, Ranger, Wow! Embossing Powders, Stampendous

Here are the magnificent prizes we have for July! All the prizes include free postage. 

1ST PRIZE - over $50 worth of sprays & embossing powders from Lindy's Stamp Gang, sponsored by Scraps of Elegance Kit Club!

Scraps of Darkness & Scraps of Elegance are monthly scrapbook kit clubs that
cater to scrapbookers who are looking for an alternative to what other kit clubs offer.
Our kits are designed for artists who wish to take scrapbooking to a level beyond.
We strive to include the latest & greatest items on the market that will enable you

 to create not "just a layout", but a work of art.

Please also check out the inspiration from our design team on the shop's blog!
You can also find us on Facebook & Pinterest & YouTube - let's connect!
Our tutorials you can find here!
Store: http://store.scrapsofdarkness.com
Blog: http://scrapsofdarkness.blogspot.com/
Community / Gallery: https://www.facebook.com/groups/scrapsofdarkness


2ND PRIZE - $40 worth of goodies from 2Crafty Chipboard!

2Crafty Chipboard is an Australian owned & operated manufacturer & wholesaler 
of laser cut chipboard products, located in Sydney, Australia.  We have been
 in operation since October 2006 & have more than 1 000 designs on offer.
We pride ourselves on quality products that are versatile & up to date with 
market trends, as well as offering unbeatable customer service, 
with quick turnaround of jobs large & small.

We are happy to quote on personalised jobs, whether it be a single title for a 
customer, or large jobs for retreats, classes etc.  If you are a retail business 
& would like to stock our range of unique products, please contact us
 for more information.  Please see further details on our blog!

Image depicts a sampling of 2Crafty's latest products & is for illustration purposes only. Prizewinner will receive an awesome selection of 2Crafty Chipboard to the value of their prize.

 Blog: http://www.2craftychipboard.blogspot.com.au/
Website: http://www.2crafty.com.au/
Email:  salesat2crafty@optusnet.com.au


3RD PRIZE - $30 gift card from The Flying Unicorn Online Store!

Flying Unicorn...Your Passion. Your Art. 
Their on line store has an incredible selection of products for all paper crafting artists. 
Their Kit of the Month is filled with the latest & greatest ~ including 
an off-the-page project to keep your creative muse flowing!
Be sure to check out the Flying Unicorn forums, a hot & happening place 
which includes monthly challenges, tips, techniques & friendships that last!

They also have a blog &  Facebook page where you can find loads of inspiration!


4TH PRIZE - $20 worth of Green Tara products & flowers!

Green Tara are an Australian based company & are importers & wholesalers
 of fine handmade & milled mulberry papers,beautiful ribbons,both fabric & paper 
 flowers, washi tape, etc. They are continually adding to their collections of high
 quality products & provide papers with rich colours, wonderful textures & beautiful patterns!

Image depicts a sampling of Green Tara's latest products & is for illustration purposes only. Prizewinner will receive an awesome selection of Green Tara products worth $30.

Blog:  http://www.greentara1.blogspot.com.au/
Website:  http://www.greentara.com.au/home.php 


5TH PRIZE - $15 worth of Darkroom Door

Darkroom Door is owned by photographer Rachel Greig &  graphic designer 
Stewart Yule, who combine their talents to design a unique range of rubber stamps
 &  papercraft products suitable for card making, scrapbooking, invitations, collage, 
mixed media & altered art. As the name suggests, Darkroom Door products
 have a strong photographic element in their design.

This is just an example of the type of stamp you could WIN!!
Check out the Darkroom Door website to see their full product range
 along with a gallery full of projects and ideas!


RANDOM PRIZE -  $25 worth of product from 7Dots Studio!

7 Dots Studio was born from dreams & for dreams. 
We are a European scrapbooking manufacturer of high 
quality scrapbooking products – papers, stickers, die-cuts,
 collage sheets, 6x6 pads, collection kits &chipboards. 
Quality of our products is our top priority. 

Our collections are created by amazingly talented artists - 
from clean, graphic designs to mixed-media, grungy collage look. 
What you can always be sure of are high quality & thickness of our papers, 
which makes them work perfectly with all kinds of media.

 Among our products you will find also clear stamp sets coordinating 
with our collections to make them even more interesting & versatile.
We are amazingly happy & feel very blessed to see how much
 our products are loved by crafters & artists around the world!

If you would like to see more awesome inspiration from 
our design team please visit our blog or Facebook fan page.

Blog/website: http://7dotsstudio.com/


  1. Upeuksia olet jälleen saanut aikaan.
    Mukavaa päivää sinulle.

    1. Suurkiitos enkuli! Ihanaa iltaa ja mukavaa alkavaa viikonloppua!

  2. Love the happy flow of your journal page! Yes, I'm definitely taking part in SATW this month!


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