D-lish Scraps and April Scrap the Girls Challenge

Today I am here to share with you a layout I did for D-lish Scraps. I created this layout with the April Scrap the Girls challenge in mind. I am finding the products so easy to use, they just add that perfect touch to a page. 

Recently Amanda has begin stocking Memory Maze Chipboard.

I used some for the title of my layout. 

I will have a more detailed share of my process of using the D-lish products on the D-lish blog this weekend :)

So heres the challenge I created for:

The April Challenge - 

And here is my interpretation:

Layout title: Love, kisses, adore

D-lish products used:

Other products used:
Papers: Crate Paper 'Maggie Holmes' patterned paper
Embellishments: Crate Paper die cuts, Crate Paper sticker, Crate Paper Bow, Bo Bunny Button, My Minds Eye buttons.
Other: The Crafters Workshop Template, Prima Template, Gold 'Zing' embossing powder, Mister Hueys mists, White Sakura pen, gold thread, staples.

Close ups:

Thanks for visiting xxxxx

Give a Girl A... Guest Layout Share

Hi everyone,

I was so thrilled and honoured when the lovely Kellie Winnell from Give A Girl A... asked me to be a Guest Designer with her stamps. I used the 'You are the Best' set

To create my layout I used the April APOCD Kit (there is 1 left in the store here)

In my layout I used the banner/bunting stamps, the star, the arrows, 'my happy place' and the 'you are the best stamp'.

Layout title: Always so content

Close up of the exclusive Cherry Flair from the kit and the awesome arrows and 'my happy place' stamp.

Close up detail of the banner/bunting stamps cut out from the patterned paper and the teal stars I have stamped, LOVE LOVE LOVE the star stamp! So subtle on this layout but awesome at the same time

Close up of my gorgeous girl, but also the 'you are the best' stamp

A close up of the title work and also more of the banner/bunting stamps layered.

Products used: 
April 'A Piece of Cake Designs' scrapbooking kit
Papers: Studio Calico, Jillibean Soup
Alphabet: Jillibean Soup
Embellishments; Jillibean Soup stickers, Studio Calico Chipboard Stars, Flowers, Camera washi tape
Other: Give a Girl A... 'You are the Best' stamp set, sewing machine and white thread, ek success binding edge punch, black and green archival ink, Studio Calico 2 Step mask, Studio Calico Mister Huey ink. 

Thank you again Kellie for asking me to guest. I loved creating this page for you!

Raquel xxx

Kraft It Up April Challenge

Today I am sharing with you my Kraft it Up challenge for April.

The criteria was to use Kraft card stock and recycled packaging.

I chose to use packaging from an Amy Tangerine packet of stickers.

Here is my layout:

Layout title: Our Sweet Little Flower

Close up of use of packaging and the embellishments:

Products used: Kraft Cardstock, Amy Tangerine 'Yes Please' papers, Amy Tangerine stickers, My Minds Enamel dots, A Piece of Cake Designs 'Cherry Flair', American Crafts Rosette, Glitz Designs Roller Stamp, American Crafts date stamp

This challenge is a great one this month, don't forget to give it a go!

April 1,2,3 Layout - I love you to the stars and back

Hey everyone,

Today I am here to share with you my layout for the April 1, 2, 3 challenge.

This month's challenge was:

Here is my interpretation of the challenge criteria:

Layout title: I love you to the stars and back

Close up of all the challenge criteria; the white wash, the colour duck egg blue and the word 'today'

Products used:White cardstock, Dear Lizzy 'Lucky Charm' papers, Dear Lizzy Die cuts and stickers, My Mind's Eye Stickers, October Afternoon mini market alphabet, Vellum, Prima Flower, Elle's Studio tag, Hambly Screen print transparency, Seam binding, vellum, Dear Lizzy ribbon, American Crafts date stamp, D-lish Scraps washi tape, D-lish scraps resin flower, white paint, staples, white thread

I'm really liking this layout and I think that is because of this gorgeous photo of my little girl. This was taken when she was about 3 weeks old in a little photo session I did with her. She was sleeping for most of it :)

Hope this layout inspires you to give the challenge a go!

Show Us Your Stuff April Challenge and D-lish Scraps

Another new month means lots of new creative shares. Today I am here to share with you the latest page for:

using goodies from

The criteria for this month was to do a layout in 8.5"x11" size and a handmade item. Boy what a challenge! I have always been a 12x12 scrapper and never ventured to that smaller size. I found it hard to retain my normal ratios of size of photo and a cluster with this one. But anyway, here it is :)

Layout title: This smile

D-lish Scraps products used:

Other Products Used:
Kraft cardstock, Crate Paper 'Maggie Holmes' papers, stickers, frame and die cuts, October After
noon Mini Market alpha stickers, Jillibean Soup alphabet stickers, white thread, A Piece of Cake Designs 'Cherry Flair'

Thanks for looking, don't forget to join in the challenge this month! There is always great sponsors and prizes to be won :)