Saturday, May 23, 2015

Kaisercraft DT - Back to Basics

Good morning all :)

Today I am sharing my Kaisercraft DT creations with the last collection released for May,
Back to Basics!

This is such a pretty collection...the colours, the patterns, all g.o.r.g.e.o.u.s!!
There are 2 double sided papers in each colour, giving 4 patterns - stripes, polka dots, Damask & script type text...and there's 6 different colours.  They all mix & match together perfectly :)
There's also no Collectables, stamps etc with this it's as the name suggests, 
Back to Basics!  It does, however, come with some fabulous Captured Moments cards, 
in both 3x4 & 4x6, called "Necessities".

Here is what I've created....

Set of 3 Large Tag Wall Hangings....

The large tags are actually meant to be a BTP tag album.  I have soooo many mini albums of all descriptions, that I decided to do something different with them.  I found a couple of my favourite creative type quotes & decided to make the big tags into lovely decorated quote tags 
to hang on my scraproom wall :)

I chose the pink, Seabreeze & Beige papers, making sure each of these colours were used as the base of each tag ...and also made sure that I didn't use the same pattern on each one.

Here's some close ups of the individual tags.....

After covering each tag, I have then used the 4x6 Necessities Captured Moments card as the centre piece of each tag...then embellished with a variety of goodies.

A really OLD KC wooden flourish - Roman Clock Face, a few paper blooms, Berry Vine diecut leaves, some lace, pearls & punched well as a few bits from my stash.  I finished each tag off with some twine at the top.  I plan to attach them to the wall with a hook that will sit inside the hole of the tag.

Love this quote! and it's soooo true :)

I've used basically the same/similar embellies on each tag.  This one has a KC birdcage wooden flourish, again more paper blooms, lace, pearls, diecut leaves & also some cut lattice using the Lattice decorative die, at the sides of the centre paper on the tag.

The cute little birdie is 2Crafty chipboard.

I let the lace overhang the tag slightly on each side, just for something a little different. 

Yep, my scraproom usually looks like chaos!!! lol

The 3rd tag has a Hot Air Balloon wooden flourish...and also similar embellies as the previous 2 tags.

I also let the diecut doily hang over the side of the tag too.

Gotta have imagination, that's for sure!

Kaisercraft Products: Back To Basics – Beige Damask P1834,  Pink Stripe P1843,  Seabreeze Damask P1842,   Captured Moments – Necessities 4×6 cards CM329,  Berry Vine Decorative Die DD522,  Lattice Decorative Die DD709,  Coconut paper blooms F627,  Fairy Floss paper blooms F640,  Sage paper blooms F632,  Sage mini paper blooms F649,  Latte pearl strips PL505,  Cream Lace EM927,  White Lace EM926,  Birdcage flourish FL372,  Hot Air Balloon flourish FL437,  Roman Clock Face flourish FL352,  Bark Ink IP724,  White premium cardstock CD604,  Large Tag Album SB2358
Other – Butterfly punch,  Flowers,  Twine,  Leaf & Doily Dies, 2Crafty Chipboard

Next I've created a PL pocket style page...but as a 12x12 layout.

"A day at the Japanese Gardens"

Again, I have used the "Necessities" Captured Moments cards....but I trimmed them down slightly so that they fitted the page.  You could easily just use PP's cut to size to achieve the same thing :)

Normally I would choose photos to suit the colours of the papers...but this PL style scrapping doesn't seem to need that?...not sure why that is, but for some reason I felt comfortable to not worry about the colours matching!  lol

Here's a few close ups....

I also added some stamps from previous collections - Wanderlust & Outdoor Trail.

Plus a few different embellies from my stash...mostly veneers & cork embellies.

The title is KC alpha stickers - Seabreeze.

And the little trees are quite OLD KC wooden flourishes.

I coloured a few of the veneers with my trusty gelatos :D

And of course, a bit of journaling.

Kaisercraft Products – Black Damask P1840,  Captured Moments – Necessities 4×6 cards CM329,  Forest Wooden Flourishes FL398,  Bark Ink IP724,  Wanderlust stamp set CS206,  Outdoor Trail stamp set CS184,  Latte pearl strips PL505,  Sea Breeze alpha stickers AS255
Other – Cork Wooden embellishments, Butterfly punch

So that is all from me for another month of creating with Kaisercraft.
June will be here before we know it!

You can see some of the other DT members work with the same collection over on the 
Kaisercraft blog HERE

And the Back to Basics collection is available HERE at All About Scrapbooks.

Until next time...happy scrapping & I hope you have been inspired by this fabo collection.


Romy said...

Your projects with this collection are all so beautiful and elegant! I love them a lot!

Lizzyc said...

Oh wow these tags are large ones, I couldn't tell that from Facebook! They good great! Is that your hand writing? It is very neat! Love the PL pages too, the colours look wonderful! Have a good weekend!

Lizzy Hill said...

Sensational the sayings and the idea of them.....& I reckon the colours are so soft, subtle etc that they sort of meld into the bg and that's why any other colours go along with them. Sooo much more details here than on FB......and I enjoy peeking at all of them! Fabulous work :):)

Lynette Jacobs said...

Your tags are beautiful....I love all the quotes you used. The pocket page style layout is gorgeous. You added so much details to each block.

Kathy Grigas said...

Your large tags are gorgeous. Love the shabby look and your wonderful quotes. These will look wonderful on your walls.

Val Thorpe said...

I love your tags... the quotes are perfect. Is that your writing? It is gorgeous. I am mad about the PL page and think when I get back from my holiday that is the way I will go... awesome inspiration.

Margaret Mifsud said...

Your tags are stunning Linda!! Love the soft colours of the papers and the quotes are wonderful .. they will look fabulous in your craft room. Love that PL page too. I have actually visited those gardens and they are spectacular. You have showcased those photos beautifully!! Awesome!!


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