Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Scrapbook & Papercraft Expo Classes

#kerriegurney #scrapbookexpobrisbane #celebr8

Hi Everyone

I am so excited to be teaching at the Scrapbook & Papercraft Expo in Brisbane again this year.

This year I am even more excited to be teaching for Celebr8 who are coming all the way from South Africa will be exhibiting at the show and I cannot wait for you all to meet Mr & Mrs Celebr8  Dennis and Erin  Bruton

In the Celebr8 classroom I will be joined by Erin and Jenny Heaslip we will all be teaching double page layouts and hope you can join us over the 4 days at the show in our classes
When we aren't teaching we will be on the Celebr8 stand hosting FREE Make & Takes and Demonstrations so please do pop by the stand and say G'Day

In my class you will create a unique watercoloured textured background, do a little fussy cutting, create some embellishment clusters and layers to create a gorgeous fresh and fun double layout.
Everything you need to create your layout is supplied in your kits and in class.
Included in your kit Celebr8 Be Happy Papers,  Stencil,  Chipboard , Ribbon,  Beads, Sequins, Flair Buttons,  Odds and Ends Die Cuts and Acetate Sheet
We will also supply ink pads, inks and texture paste for you to share in class.
You just need to bring along your photos ( or you an add them later) and your basic tool kit along with a craft mat and pallet knife.

I look forward to seeing you at the show


and don't forget to enter the challenges you could win CASH!!!

 Happy Creating 

Sunday, March 25, 2018

Be Happy | Celebr8

#kerriegurney #celebr8 #scrapbooking

Hi Everyone, I have had quite a break from blogging, with my baby finishing up Y12, then a trip to the USA, an unexpected hospital stay, Christmas and then time to recover from my operation and enjoy time with my family along with trying some new crafts.

I am back enjoying my papercrafting 

I created these two layouts using the leftovers from my class sample for Celebr8's 3rd Annual Event in South Africa using their Be Happy collection which was released at their events in Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town

Do What Makes You Happy


Using Smile paper as layout base.
Mix a smidge of Blue Ink with Yellow ink and smooch onto craft mat, mix with texture paste to create a soft green colour.

Apply texture paste to base layout just using the pineapple top and set aside to dry
Tear a piece from Happy patterned paper stripe side 13cm on the left side to 20cm on right side
Cut a piece 10cm wide x full width of Green 1 pattern paper Fussy cut pineapple, flowers and foliage from Joy patterned paper along with the barcode strip
Layer Striped piece and Green leafy piece to base layout
Embellish using fussy cut pieces and pineapple flair button
Distress the edges of all pieces of paper using your fingernail
Create journaling strips using scraps of Joy paper

Products Used
Be Happy 12 x 12 Patterned Paper, Happy
Be Happy 12 x 12 Patterned Paper, Joy
Be Happy 12 x 12 Patterned Paper, Smile
Core Collection 12 x 12 Patterned Paper, Pink 2
Core Collection 12 x 12 Patterned Paper, Green 1
Be Happy Stencil, Pine Nutty
Be Happy Matboard, Hello Sunshine
Be Happy Odds & Ends Pack
Be Happy Flair
Texture Paste
Versa Magic Ink Pad, Ocean Depth
Memento Ink Pad, Dandelion

Photo Sizes; 2 x 3”x4” Portrait

So Happy


Smoosh Ocean Depth Ink Pad onto craft mat and spritz with water. Use cello packet from stencil and apply colour randomly to layout base. Repeat steps using Vegas Gold All Purpose Ink, set aside to dry. 
Colour Happy Chipboard with Vegas Gold and Arrow bracket using yellow then blue ink pads set aside to dry.
Cut from Green 1 patterned paper x 20cm x 20cm. 
Cut 2 x 1.5cm strips from Blue 1 patterned paper and 1 x 6cm x 6cm piece
Cut from Green 2 Chevron 1 x 10cm x 3cm piece
Cut from Green 2 Spot 1 x 4cm x 5cm piece
Cut from Pink 2 1 x 8cm x 3cm piece
Cut down backing card from Chipboard sentiments to 28cm 
Cut flowers and foliage from Smile patterned paper
Create journaling strips from off cut backing card
Layer all pieces onto white cardstock base.

Products Used
Be Happy 12 x 12 Patterned Paper, Happy
Be Happy 12 x 12 Patterned Paper, Joy
Be Happy 12 x 12 Patterned Paper, Smile
Core Collection 12 x 12 Patterned Paper, Pink 2
Core Collection 12 x 12 Patterned Paper, Green 1
Core Collection 12 x 12 Patterned Paper, Green 2
Core Collection 12 x 12 Patterned Paper, Blue 1
Be Happy Stencil, Pine Nutty
Be Happy Matboard, Hello Sunshine
Be Happy Odds & Ends Pack
Be Happy Flair
Texture Paste
Versa Magic Ink Pad, Ocean Depth
All Purpose Ink, Vegas Gold

Photo Sizes; 4 x 3”x4” Portrait

If you local papercrafting store doesn't stock Celebr8 products ask them to get them in 

 Happy Creating 

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Beautiful Layout Kit | Simple Stories

Hi Everyone,
Well after a few life dramas I am so excited to finally have my first scrapbooking kit available for purchase.
I have used the absolutely gorgeous Simple Stories Beautiful Collection and I am sure you will all agree this is so so beautiful and so versatile for many special occasions .

I have created a double layout along with three single layouts for you. The kit comes with everything you need to complete these layouts you just need to use your own adhesive.

Includes in the kit is the following
1 x Simple Stories Beautiful Collection Kit
which has 12 x 12x12 Doublesided papers and a 12 x12 Sticker Sheet
6 x 12x12 Ivory Cardstock
1 x Leaves Decorative Die Set 3 pce
1 x Gunmetal Grey Chipboard, Wanderlust
1 x Rose Gold Die Cut, Smile
1 x Gold Wood Veneer, Hello
1 x Prepunched Strip
Gold and Rose Gold Foil Strips
Seam Binding Ribbon
Lace Motifs
Lace Leaves and Flowers
Paper Flowers
Resin Flowers
Matt Silver Sequins
Rose Gold Micro Beads
Rose Gold Leaf Charms
Rhinestone and Pearl Metal Embellishments
Rhinestone Chain
Cotton Thread
+ colour instructions for each layout.

I have created these layout so they are easy to assemble but you have the option to change them to make them your own and if you want to add texture to your layouts you can easily add some mixed media products that is totally up to you
There is plenty of papers left over to create more "Beautiful" layouts

Beautiful Collection Kit

The kits have loads of products in them plus full colour instructions making them very good value, you have enough product to create more pages with this gorgeous paper collection.

$115 AUD
express posted Australia only
please contact me for international postage costs

*Direct Deposit is also available please email me for my bank details if you prefer this option

UPDATED 19th November ; Thanks so much to everyone who ordered one of my Beautiful Scrapbooking Kits, I am so happy that you all loved them as much as I do.
I have ordered more stock and will be shipping the kits from Monday 11th  December, if you missed out on the first run please place your order so as not to miss out again.
Thanks again to everyone for your amazing support

Please Note, I will not be ordering more stock of this collection after this 2nd shipment.

I will however be creating more kits using new collections so please keep following my Blog, Facebook and Instagram accounts 

 * if you have any questions please email me kerriegurney@gmail.com 

 Happy Creating 

#kerriegurney #simplestories #scrapbookingkit #beautiful

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Cocoa Vanilla Bohemian Dream Scrapbooking Kits

#kerriegurney #cocoavanilla #scrapbookingkits

Hi Everyone
I created these layouts using the gorgeous Cocoa Vanilla Bohemian Dream Collection
These are available as a kit from A Place to Create.

If you cannot pop into A Place to Create  you can contact the girls and they will post you out a kit
and yes they ship worldwide

 Happy Creating 

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Petal Lane | Bo Bunny

#kerriegurney #bobunny #petallane #scrapbooking

Hi Everyone I am back sharing some layouts I created last month using the gorgeous
Bo Bunny Petal Lane Collection.
If you don't yet have this collection you need to get out and buy it from your local papercraft store before it is all gone as you can see it is just gorgeous

I am so in love with the mix of pinks and yellows with a dash of black so perfect

 Happy Creating