Sunday, January 31, 2016

12 Tags of 2016- January Technique Remix

Dear Readers,

I am so happy to be participating in another year of tag creations!! Last years participating in the 12 tags of 2015 taught me so much and I hope for another fabulous year with 12 Tags of 2016- Technique Remix.

To find the tutorial to January's tag, click here:

Here is Tim's awesome tag:


Now I commonly do not have any of the supplies and tools that Tim has, but I do have many wonderful thing in my stash. So I found my kitchen aluminium foil, grabbed an embossing folder, my black ink, some white ink and black card stock and went to work.

And here is my creation:


I am so in love with the white on black look!!
And embossing aluminum foil is pretty awesome!!

Please do give it a try!!
I hope you have found inspiration here.
Happy crafting..
xx AmiraInOz


Kaiser craft January Blog Sketch Challenge

Dear Readers,

This year I plan to do a whole lot more scrapbooking!!

So to help me stick to this goal, I am participating in Kaisercraft's Sketch Challenge.

The sketch for January was this lovely number:


And after getting my self sorted on a cool Sunday morning, this is what I came up with.


Pretty happy with this!!

Thank you so much for stopping by.
Hope you have found inspiration here.

Happy crafting..
xxAmira



Monday, January 25, 2016

Happy Australia Day 2016

Dear Crafty Readers,

Happy Australia Day everyone!!!

I wanted to stop by and share some cards I made with the theme "Australia" in mind.
Not necessarily Australia Day cards, but Australian cards that can be used for any occasion to send to family and friends both here in Aus or internationally.

This was a design team project for Aunty Vera Scrap and Craft and for more detailed information on each technique and step I took, please visit the original post here.





Thanks for stopping by.
xxAmiraInOz


Monday, January 18, 2016

Fabric Faux-Dori's

Hi everyone,

I am back to show you what I've been making since my last book binding in Midori-style post.

I just HAD to move onto fabric and pleather!!

Look at this gorgeous fabric I picked up <3 <3 So in love with poppies!!


Here is the inside :



The second material I picked up was this one:



Here is the inside:



And lastly, here is the pleather look:


And here is the inside view:



I posted a video flip-thru on YT which you can find here:


Thanks for stopping by.

:) AmiraInOz



Book Making in Midori-style Binding

HI everyone,

I have fallen in love with Kaisercraft's new Sail Away Collection and I did a Design team project for Aunty Vera Scrap and Craft which you can find here.


I also made a Youtube Video to show you what the inside looks like.

Check it out here:


Thanks for watching and please share your kind comments below :)
xxAmiraInOz

Mermaid in my Pocket (Letter)

Dear All,

Im back to show you one more project I made with Kaisercraft's new Sail Away Collection.
A Pocket Letter using Julie Nutting's Sallie Mermaid Stamp.

If you are not familiar with Pocket Letter's they were created by Janette Lane in 2015. You can check her out here and learn all about them.
I have joined the PL phenomenon and have joined a few groups on Facebook and swapped with some amazing pocket letter pals!
It's been an absolute joy!

So the pride and joy of this PL is Sallie Mermaid herself. I coloured her in using Kaiser Fusion Markers and I decided to use sequinned ribbon as her scales and her bikini top. 

It is so fantastic- I love how it turned out!!!


Notice the shaker pocket in bottom left pocket # 7. I used my Fuse tool to create that :)

Here is a close up:


The sequins thread runs through her body like it is part of her fishy form. 
Just perfect!


The 9 pieces of paper I used for this PL are actually cut parts from the Sail-Away collection sheet.

For the top part of the PL, I made a banner using the 12x12 Rope Sheet and if I was swapping this with a pal, I would add her name to the banner to personalise it.

I then used pieces from the embellishment pack to add more dimension.


My favourite embellishment has GOT to be this pirate/sail ship. I WISH they made a die for this!!


Here is a closer look at Sallie's tail where I used 2 different sequin ribbons.



Now for the back of the PL:

Some people do not bother with the back but I DO!!


The back is also where you add goodies to share with your pal.


I love this pocket on the back. I used the matching stamp set and inked the compass and then fussy cut it out to make it look aged.

In the pocket below, I used the anchor die-cut on the rope page. Love how it looks alongside the hessian "rags".





Now for the middle pocket!!
Once again, I used my Fuse Tool by We R Memory Keepers to create this pocket and I used Fran-tage hot yellow colour fragments by Stampendous to simulate sand around the anchor.


There are also shells and star fish that show up among the "sand" as you shake the PL from side to side. SO MUCH FUN to design!

I just HAD to incorporate a hessian tag here too! I love the texture!


Here it the front one more time :)



Thank you so much for joining me :)

Check out the Australia Pocket Letter FB Group here.

I hope you found inspiration here..
xxAmiraInOz