So, I went to Papirfesten this weekend and had a jolly good time, at least the two first days. If you happened to meet me on Sunday, I really apologize for my somewhat grumpy appearance – it’s just me mourning the loss of my previously good relationship with Rum&Coke. I’m too old for that shit. ‘Nuff said.
I’m surprised that I actually managed to scrap at Papirfesten – knowing myself I was like “ugh, I never get anything done at crops – especially larger ones – no point bringing stuff along” so I just went with my binder with very very old never-gotten-around-to-scrap photos & mostly old papers and embellishments that had been in my cropbag for years. I did grab a few 6x6 pads of the new Pink Paislee stuff for good measure. But – lo and behold – I actually managed to scrap two layouts and create two cards! And they were all finished at the crop, no “need to finish at home” stuff this year, yay me! :D
Now, I just need to take photographs of the new creations, which I haven’t gotten around to yet, so in the meantime: Here’s my layout for Pencil-Lines and Halloween-stuff for Elle’s Studio (for this months challenge, join in for a chance on a 25$ gift certificate to the store!).
I decided to whip out my Pink Paislee-stuff for this one, and some photos I’ve been meaning to scrap for a good long while (ie, printed out long, long time ago :p) and yeah :p Pretty much all of the stuff on this page is from the Sweetness-collection, while the dressed chipboard in the middle is a piece from the Faux Bois Mini Book from Old School :p The bling seen here is from Prima.
As for this months challenge over at Elle’s Studio, we were to use the digital Halloween-stuff. I’m all up for a good challenge, but being a traditional scrapper myself I have to admit I was a wee bit sceptical. But hey, it’s just to pick out the designs you wanna use, decide whether you wanna do photopaper or cardstock, decide size then print out – if you wanna use them the trad. way. No? :)
So I decided to just take the plunge & whip up my Fancy Pants Halloween-papers and rubons and just get started…
First out: A tag. Grab a tag, a sheet of a book & spray mist on’em. Add printouts (here I used Halloween Papers shrunk so it looks like a tag (the purple one), Halloween Circle tags and Halloween Journaling Tags). Rubons and ribbon from Fancy Pants :)
Then I decided to wrap a candybar – this one is oh, so easypeasy. Wrap a piece of paper around, add tags – tadah.
And then we have the card. I’ve seen lots of cool tea-light cards out there – they seem to be popular with cardmakers – cards that have tea-lights on the side, like a little gift. Not sure what they’re called. Anyways, instead of tea-lights I figured I’d gift someone a card (haven’t decided who yet, so y’all better be nice with me! :p) w/chocolate bar.
Hmm, I did plan on sharing some photos and a little more from Papirfesten, esp the cute babyphotos of Oddbjørgs beautiful little daughter Lykke, but this post is long enough as is, so I’ll just put up a separate post after cooking dinner and stuff mehtinks.