Monday, 27 October 2014

Daniel's page

It's unbelievable to consider, but this picture is 7 years old now!   Hilariously, my uncle who is from Montreal, PQ, specifically took time off to drive down to my wedding which was in San Francisco but accidentally got the date wrong so he missed it!  He was only late by a few hours as he thought I was getting married on the Sunday, but late is late!  It's something we often laugh about.  However, we did do dinner with him and I am ever so lucky because we went to a place called Morton's and it's still the best restaurant steak I've ever had.   My sister is on the left-she's incredibly photogenic.  My "oncle" (uncle in french) Daniel and me on the right.

In this page I used Tim Holtz Grunge paper for the huge florish.  I painted it and spritzed it and then added those tinnnnny little beads and embossed it for texture.  Then I used some already weird texturized papers for the circles and cut out fleur-de-lis' out of the red one.

The border at the top is using a fleur-de-lis mask.

I used my KNK to cut out the words.

The flourish on the bottom right is my favorite Stampin up Stamp.  Unfortunately, I broke apart my stamps years ago and can't recall the name of the set.  It's only clue is 2007 on the sticker.

Well... I hope you have enjoyed today's scrap page.

Nicole G

Monday, 20 October 2014

Farhan's Birthday

I am really excited to show you another Nicole original with incredible customization.  I started with the 4 Step Card technique and then did awesomeness with it.  My friend wanted this card to be very special. Farhan was turning 40 this year and he is super creative, athletic and philosophical.  Therefore below is what I came up with.

The coat of arms you see is a coat of arms that Farhan created for the Regina Cricket Club, The Cavaliers.
I imported his creation into MTC and then my KNK Zing machine happily cut it out!  I think it turned out brilliantly.  Then instead of adding the team name at the top and bottom I cut out a Happy Birthday instead.

For the background, I used a few Tim Holtz and Stamp Scapes sentiments to appeal to his philosophical side.   I also cut out his name.

On the inside, I printed out and colored a person doing cricket and used nestibilities for the background shape.  I found a cute poem and adhered that too.

This is one of the most exciting and fun cards I have ever made.  It's super fun making one of a kinds for people.  Especially when they have fun hobbies that you can play around with.

Thanks for dropping in,

Nicole G

Monday, 6 October 2014

Happy Monday

Just a cute card to look at today.  I never could get this card to picture well... so, happy Monday.

Nicole G