Hi I am Bela, welcome to my Creating Station where pretty paper is my inspiration. Come say Hi.

Tuesday, 18 September 2018

BUFFET MENU - Fall For Coffee, All Year Round.

Good morning:  Coffee, who loves coffee? I think the majority of us do.  I know a lot of Crafters who just need their coffee to get up and started.  Here is a fun layout that I created to inspire the coffee lover to write about him/herself. 

FALL IN LOVE WITH COFFEE
all year round.


 Here is Angie a true Coffee Lover. I have used her on so many cards and layouts.
She is a retired stamp, designed by Annie Rodrigue and was sold
at Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps. 


The little coffee graphic on the bottom of the page inspired this whole layout. 

Spellebinders, Coffee die, Stickels - Cinnamon, Burlap flowers, 
Cricut - fonts and white gel pen for faux stitching. 


Bold Title, like Bold Coffee 
Paper collection from Michaels - Pumpkin Spice with
co-coordinating card stock. 

Thanks for peeking in....

Have a Happy Scrappy Day ~Bela~


BUFFET MENU - GYPSY ROSE

GYPSY ROSE

I just love the rich beauty of Fall....this Kaisercraft,
 Gypsy Rose inspired a jewel toned double page layout. 


The patterns in this collection are rustic and beautiful at the same time. 

 I believe they must travel the world looking at old doors. I just love working with doors.
Fussy cutting is one of my favourite past times.  I cut out the dream catcher for this side. 

Bo Bunny's Double Dot card stock is always my favourite to create with. 

Torn and inked edges makes for that vintage feel. 
Zip strips at the bottom of the Kaisercraft pages are wonderful 
for title accents. The Epherma pack is always jam packed 
with die cuts of a variety of shapes and sizes. 


Spellbinders, Fall acorn die set and American Crafts' golden glitter paper 
always adds accents and dimension to any project. 


What a beautiful Dreamcatcher



Nuvo Crystal Drops - Gold for accents around your page. 

I am just loving these doors.  

Thanks for peeking in.....

Have a happy scrappy day ~Bela~

BUFFET MENU - GATHER TOGETHER

I can't believe that we are passed mid way through September. Thanksgiving is fast approaching. Here is a fun critter layout.


GATHER TOGETHER 
A double page layout with some whimsical fun.


Darice Stamps, Fall collection squirrel.
Nuvo Crystal Drops, Gold
Small leaf punch. 


Twine is always fun for Fall


Journal cards are great for titles, add some embellishments, glitter or 
Nuvo Drops for an extra dimensional flair to your pages. , 


Prima Chocolate Petals, Cricut Winter Woodland branches and table favours (acorns)

Darice Stamp - Fall collection Owl....coloured with Copic markers. 


Paper collection from Michaels - Pumpkin Spice with coordinating card stock. 

Thanks for peeking in.

Have a Happy Scrappy day, ~Bela~

BUFFET - HAPPY HARVEST

What's on the MENU Monday?  Well it's soon to become Harvest time.  If it hasn't started already. On a drive to the country this past weekend, I seen quite a bit of amazing fall decor at the local fruit and vegetable stands.  It has inspired me to commence my Fall Creations.  


HAPPY HARVEST 
A double- page Woodsy Scrapbook Layout.  



The background is a grey wood grain and I added some polka dot patterns and diagonals. 
Journal borders make for great messages on your layouts. 



 Darcie Stamps, Fall Fox and his protective umbrella (from falling acorns)


Journal cards for titles and gold foil accents. 



Pre-printed graphics on the paper inspired me to create a woodland fall piece. 

The inspiration turned to this...


Paper collection from Michaels' Pumpkin Spice. 
Embellishments from the Dollar Store.
Quickutz - Leaf dies.
Stickles, Cinnamon and leaf mirrored confetti. 

Happy Fall Y'all!  Thanks for peeking in.

Have a happy scrappy day, ~Bela~

Monday at the BUFFET....

Hello Crafters:  Another gorgeous day in southern Ontario.  It's What's on the MENU Monday and today I am sharing with you some Fall Flair.

Give Thanks 
A double page layout in celebration of a Thankful Thanksgiving.
Capture photos of food prep or family get-togethers.  Keep those traditions going. 


Title ( a 4x6 journal card) the edges were fussy cut to fit. 

Plenty of richness and embellishments.
Nuvo Drops - Gold
Tim Holtz Sizzilits Leaf Die

Magnolia Stamps, I coloured her to match the burnt orange and blue denim tones. 

 Family, Friends and Food.  Use smaller journal cards for page decor and tuck in 
a piece of card stock for your secret journalling. 
The little rolling pins are a Magnolia stamp. The leaf die is from Close to My Heart. 


An assortment of Chocolate and Mocha Prima Flowers. 
Martha Stewart leaf punch. 


The paper collection is from Michaels, both the pattern and card stock.  

Thank you for peeking in today...
Happy Scrappy ~Bela~


Monday, 17 September 2018

HAUNTED OCTOBER - September Ninabrook Design

Hello Crafters:  How about some spooky kooky fun today?  I know the weather calls for more flip flops and shorts, so how about a little Halloween taunt?

Here is HAUNTED OCTOBER... it will cast a Creative Spell on You!!!
I created this using some of the papers and embellishments from the 
Fancy Pant's, Spellbound Bundle, 
from Ninabrook Paper Crafters.

I created this fun shaker piece for my layout.....
Can you see who is hiding inside?  

(it's Waddles from Your Next Stamp)

Here are some more Up-close and personal photos of this Spooky Kooky Layout. 

Here is more fun with the Waddles Spook Crew.
the embellishments are from the local dollar store. 

 The spider web brads come in the Bundle.

The branch line is a Sizzix metal die. 

Some Extras:  Nuvo Drops...Apple Green for dimension.  
White Gel Pen for faux stitching.
Sequins:  Orange and Purple.
 Doodlebug Design Spider Doodle Pops.


Materials Used:  

Fancy Pants - Spellbound Bundle (from Ninabrook.com)

Waddles Trick or Treat Clear Stamp Set - Your Next Stamp 


Please check out the following for more Spellbound Creations.

Debbie Pollard created a Spooktacular Halloween Album..check her out on instagram https://www.instagram.com/messyscrapper

Jessica Kaiser created some fun spooky kooky cards...check out her social media platforms:
www.instagram.com/freshbyjess
www.freshbyjess.blogspot.ca



Thank you for peeking in.....
~Bela~

Saturday, 15 September 2018

Some Summer Fun with Your Next Stamp's Fhiona and Friend

Hello there: Another post for today, only because there won't be many days to enjoy the beach. For you sun lovers, this weekend is perfect.  Here is a fun background card that I created using Your Next Stamp's Fhiona.

I used Tim Holtz' Oxide Inks for the background.  The YNS cloud stitched die and Stickles.

SUMMER FUN



Sorry I believe these stamps are retired. 
You can check around on Facebook groups for retired stamps of your favourite stamp companies. 

Thank you for peeking in....
~Bela~