Sunday, 28 December 2014

A Christmas Present for me...

I have spent the last couple of months hinting to hubby that I would love a small typewriter to use for my Project Life journaling. I don't like my handwriting as it can be very messy, and using a PC/printer can be time consuming (as well as complicated when printing onto labels or small cards).

Thankfully Santa must have known, and pasted on the message.

On Christmas Day I opened my last present to reveal this gorgeous 1960's Duck egg Blue Brother Deluxe portable typewriter. Hubby had been refurbishing for me throughout December whilst I was at work, complete with working bell and new ribbons. 

It's gorgeous and can't wait to start using it!


Much love,
Chelle Belle x


December Daily... Part 2

Here are a few more layouts I created for my December Daily using Elle's Studio and Freckled Fawn products

Page 2...


My favourite card from this layout...

Page 3...

Page 4...

Hope you like my layouts so far... More to come in the next few days!

Much love,
Chelle Belle x



December Daily... in the beginning!

Apologies for not updating my blog sooner, the month of December is a busy one for most, and I have found myself buried under presents, cards and Christmas parathinalia!

I decided to participate in December Daily and capture the Christmas spirit. 

I chose to use Elle's Studio "Good Cheer" papers and cut apart sheets. I teamed this with the Freckled Fawn Christmas embellishment kit, along with a few additional items such as enamel dots, wood veneers and sequins. 

Here is my December Daily stash...

I also used my Silhouette Portrait to make some coordinating labels and die cuts for my layouts.

Here is my first layout...

Please leave a comment if you have any questions regarding this layout or any others featured in my blog.

Much love,
Chelle Belle x

Tuesday, 2 December 2014

Dear Lizzy - Serendipity past page...

As always, new stash equals new layout.

I started by cutting up my 3 cut-a-part papers, and chose a couple of pieces to use within the layout. I also chose a couple of papers from the 6x6 paper pad. Using some off cuts from the paper pad, I made a couple of homemade flairs using a Technique Tuesday stamp set with Black Stazon Ink (I forgot to take a picture of these, but you should be able to see them on my layout!).

I went round and added ephemera and a few cut-a-part pieces to each section of the layout, and then went about piecing each card together.

I finished each card with a selection of coordinating enamel dots, wood veneers and titles using my favourite Tim Holtz Tiny Type Alphastickers.

Hope you like the finished layout!

Items Used
Dear Lizzy Serendipity - 12x12 Papers (Various Cut-a-parts)
Dear Lizzy Serendipity - 6X6 Paper Pad
Dear Lizzy Serendipity - Accent & Phrase Stickers
Dear Lizzy Serendipity - Enamel Dots
Various Wood Veneers
Tim Holtz Tiny Type Alphastickers
Homemade Flair badges

Much Love,
ChelleBelle x

Monday, 1 December 2014

A Dear Lizzy arrival...

Finally... I had been waiting for what seemed like months for the new Dear Lizzy "Serendipidy" range to arrive into a UK store.  I managed to get my hands on a few bits, but sadly the Thickers and Puffy stickers have still not arrived (A little more waiting is required!).

I just love the colours of this range, especially with the gold foil additions!

Items Purchased
6x6 Paper Pad
Enamel Dots
Ephemera with Gold Foil
Accent & Phrase Stickers

Hello Honey Paper
Cotton Candy Paper
Smitten Paper
With Love Paper

Much Love,
ChelleBelle x