Live in the Moment Layout

Hi Guys.. Kasia here with a fun monochromatic layout using the gorgeous Magenta collection. I love love love pops of black in layouts and it’s not often black is mixed into a really girlie collection, so when I see black and white I do a little happy dance.

PRODUCTS USED
MAGENTA Collection: P2775 Fuchsia, P2778 Candy, P2782 Pink, P2780 Pomegranate, P2779 Raspberry, CT965 Collectables, CR211 Curios.
KC PRODUCTS: KM125 KaiserMist Candy

You can download a PDF of the instructions HERE and shop for the products used to create this layout at your local craft store or online HERE.

Fairytale Card Set

Hi Guys, Kasia here with a fun set of cards.. I love mushrooms and toadstools and these guys were super fun to create with.

I really wanted to create a masculine card with this range and I love the topical map on this page. The Walt Disney quote was perfect for this card.

PRODUCTS USED
ENCHANTED Collection: P2787 Fairytale, P2719 Utopia, P2785 Imagine, PP1072 Paper Pad, CT966 Collectables, CR212 Curios, FL653 Wooden Flourishes.
KC PRODUCTS: SB791 Pewter Pearls, CD501 Card and Envelopes – White, T302 Foam Dots.

I got to play with the new DD641 Toadstools die and loved these little guys. I did a little bit of paper piecing and distressing and I love how they came out.

PRODUCTS USED
ENCHANTED Collection:P2787 Fairytale, P2719 Utopia, P2785 Imagine, CT966 Collectables, PP1072 Paper Pad.
KC PRODUCTS: DD641 Toadstools Die, SB791 Pewter Pearls, CD501 Card and Envelopes – White, T302 Foam Dots.

Toadstools… need I say more. Love love love these little images and how you can get a good selection of sizes by mixing the collectables and the images in the papers.

PRODUCTS USED
ENCHANTED Collection:P2787 Fairytale, P2719 Utopia, CT966 Collectables, PP1072 Paper Pad, FL653 Wooden Flourishes.
KC PRODUCTS:SB791 Pewter Pearls, CD501 Card and Envelopes – White, T302 Foam Dots.

Last but not least.. this card features the florals in this collection and I love how bold the reds are.

PRODUCTS USED
ENCHANTED Collection:P2787 Fairytale, P2786 Mystical, CT966 Collectables, PP1072 Paper Pad, FL653 Wooden Flourishes.
KC PRODUCTS: SB791 Pewter Pearls, CD501 Card and Envelopes – White, T302 Foam Dots.

You can download the PDF instructions for these cards HERE and shop for the products used to create these cards at your local craft store or online HERE.

Have Fun! xx Kasia

Grateful for Rocks Layout

From the day my little guy was walking he would collect rocks and bring them home, whether they were tiny or boulders, we would lug them home to add to his collection. Although Morning Dew is a very feminine collection I couldn’t resist using the rocks in the Breathe paper to create this layout.

PRODUCTS USED:
WITH LOVE Collection: P2758 Breathe, P2760 Calming, PP1069 Paper Pad, CT963 Collectables.
KC PRODUCTS:  CS360 Tiny Dot Texture Stamp, IT493 Distressed Dots Template, KM132 Gold Shimmer Kaiser Mist, KM126 Lime & KM127 Turquoise Kaiser Mist, IP752 Smoke Kaiser Ink, CD601 White Cardstock. 

INSTRUCTIONS 

  • Use white cardstock as your background and spray Gold ink through the stencil to create your first layer of colour. Allow to dry, or speed up the process with a heat tool. 
  • Mix the Lime and Turquoise mist together to create and apply to background with a brush or using the packaging technique.
  • Matt your photograph with CALMING (reverse) and papers from the paper pad.
  • Fussy cut some the rocks from BREATHE (reverse) and add around your photograph.
  • Add some texture to the background with the Tiny Dot texture stamp and Smoke ink.
  • Tuck in some collectables around the image as well as a couple tabs from the back of the paper pad. Use one of the barcode strip from CALMING as a subtitle.

So next time you are creating with a collection, look outside the box and if a paper in the collection jumps out at you then create your layout based on that piece of paper to help you tell a story.

You can download the instruction PDF HERE or shop the collection HERE.

xx Kasia

Explore the Unseen Layout

Hey Guys… Kasia here with a fun travel layout. The Journey collection features some really fun elements, textures and gorgeous bold yellows and navy… oh how I love navy!! It’s a great collection to document not only your travel photos but your everyday adventures and life journey.

PRODUCTS USED
JOURNEY Collection: PP1070 Paper Pad, P2770 Tourist, P2771 Roamer, P2774 Meanderer, P2769 Adventure, P2768 Vegabond, CT964 Collectables.
KC PRODUCTS: CS358 Leather Texture Stamp, FL651 Journey Flourish Pack, KM132 Gold Shimmer Mist, KM129 Navy Kaiser Mist, CR210 Journey Curios. 

INSTRUCTIONS 

  • Use ADVENTURE as the background for your layout and add some texture with the texture stamp and yellow ink. 
  • Cut strips of various widths and lengths from TOURIST, VEGABOND (reverse), and paper pad, distress the edges and adhere to the base of the layout.  
  • Matt your photo with the yellow paper from the paper pad.
  • Fussy cut some of the book pages from ROAMER paper and tuck into the layers. 
  • Add some collectables and wooden flourishes around your photo and a couple of sentiments from MEANDERER.
  • Finish off your layout with a sprinkling of Gold and Navy Kaiser ink and a Curios.

Hope you get inspired by this layout to just have fun cutting up strips of paper and playing. It was such a fun easy layout to create and there really was no need for measuring which I always love.

You can download the instruction PDF HERE or shop the collection HERE.

Have fun! xx Kasia

Challenge Corner #3 – Use Your Stamps

I don’t know about you, but I love stamps! Kaisercraft is amazing at creating a stamp set to match each collection that they release, but you don’t always have to stick to the style, colour scheme or feel of a collection to create with the stamps.

These are a set of 3 fun cards I have created today using the CS355 Journey Clear Stamp set.

For this card I created the background using a rainbow of inks and then stencilled on some little arrows from the IT492 Direction Template. I then stamped the lanterns in black ink, added a little sentiment from the Journey Paper Pad and embellished with some black pearls and gold thread.

For this card I focussed on the Globe and words in this stamp set.
I first stamped the words all over a white background and then sprayed the background with the Black Kaieser Mist. I then stamped and inked the globes, fussy cut them and foam mounted them across the card. A simple sentiment and a couple wood veneers from the FL651 Journey Flourish Pack finished off this card.

For this card I heat embossed the lanterns in white and did some messy watercolouring. I then fussy cut some the heat embossed lanterns and layered them up on the background. I did use a couple of lanterns from the collectables and a sentiment to finish off the card and drew in string with a gold glitter pen.

So a super simple set of cards but sometimes you just want to get colouring and that is exactly what I did here.. and who doesn’t love a rainbow 🙂

Challenge

So today I challenge you to do just that. Grab one of your Kaiser Stamps and create something with it, using all those colourful mediums we all have lying around.

Post your entry into the Kaisercraft Corner group with the hashtag #KCStampChallenge3 in the post – and get some loving from our members. To have a chance of winning one of the two $20 Kaisercraft Online Gift Vouchers (where you can build up your supply of Kaisercraft products) you also need to then pop a photo of your entry in the relevant challenge photo album in the group.

Good luck everyone and cannot wait to see your creations.
xx Kasia

Challenge #2 Winners

Maree Kerwin
Suzie LaPume

Quick & Simple Gold Foiled Cards

Hey everyone, Kasia here with a quick and simple set of cards featuring the gorgeous gold foiled papers in the With Love collection.

When I fist look at a collection as a whole, I instantly fall in love with a certain aspect of it and with this collection was the gorgeous bright pink florals and all the gold foiling. I love spots and stripes so I totally in my happy place here.

PRODUCTS USED
WITH LOVE Collection: P2748 Just for you, PP1068 Paper Pad, CT961 Collectables. 
KC PRODUCTS: CD503 Square Card Pack – Black.

This first card features the gorgeous florals in the P2748 Just for you paper fussy cut and made into a large cluster in the centre of the card.
Click HERE to download the PDF instructions.

PRODUCTS USED
WITH LOVE Collection: P2750 A Note to Say, PP1068 Paper Pad, CT961 Collectables. 
KC PRODUCTS:  IP739 Flamingo Ink Pad, CD503 Square Card Pack – Black, CS360 Tiny Dot Texture Stamp.
OTHER PRODUCTS: Gold thread.

Click HERE to download the PDF instructions.

PRODUCTS USED
WITH LOVE Collection: P2756 All My Love, PP1068 Paper Pad, CT961 Collectables. 
KC PRODUCTS:  IP739 Flamingo Ink Pad, CD503 Square Card Pack – Black, CS358 Leather Texture Stamp, SB786 Rose Pearls.

Click HERE to download the PDF instructions.

PRODUCTS USED
WITH LOVE Collection: P2752 Sending Love, PP1068 Paper Pad, CT961 Collectables. 
KC PRODUCTS:  IP739 Flamingo Ink Pad, CD503 Square Card Pack – Black, CS360 Tiny Dot Texture Stamp, SB786 Rose Pearls.

Click HERE to download the PDF instructions.

PRODUCTS USED
WITH LOVE Collection: P2749 Someone Special, P2752 Sending Love, P2755 Just Because, CT961 Collectables. 
KC PRODUCTS: CD501 Square Card Pack – White.
OTHER PRODUCTS: Gold Thread.

Click HERE to download the PDF instructions.

PRODUCTS USED
WITH LOVE Collection: P2752 Sending Love, PP1068 Paper Pad, CT961 Collectables. 
KC PRODUCTS: CD501 Square Card Pack – White.

Click HERE to download the PDF instructions.

Hoping I have inspired you to create some gorgeous shiny cards. These cards are super quick and simple, all you need is your favourite pair of fussy cutting scissors and a good movie and you’re almost there.

You can shop the entire WITH LOVE collection at your local craft store or online HERE.

Till next time.. don’t forget to have fun! xx Kasia

For the love of yellow..

I get a little excited every time I see yellow in paper ranges and this was no exception. Antiquities is a great unisex range perfect for scrapbooking both the boys and girls in your life.

This is my little guy at one of his scout camps and the blues, browns and pops of yellow let me create an earthy, masculine yet fun layout.

Products Used
ANTIQUITIES COLLECTION
P2742 Heirloom, P2741 Limited Edition, P2746Precious, P2747 Beloved, PP1067 Paper Pad, SK807 Sticker Book, CT960 Collectables, CS352 Clear Stamp. 
OTHER PRODUCTS  
KM132 Gold Shimmer, KM131 Black Kaiser Mist, IP757 Black Permanent Ink

INSTRUCTIONS 

  • Use HEIRLOOM as your background.
  • Fussy cut the wooden planks in LIMITED EDITION and the numbers in PRECIOUS and distress the edges of each piece.
  • Matt your photo with the script and numbers papers from the paper pad.
  • Stamp the numbers and script on the background in black ink to add a little bit of texture to the layout.
  • Adhere the wood panels you previously fussy cut to the background using foam adhesive on some of the pieces to add dimension.
  • Slip in some numbers into the layers to fill in the layers and add more dimension.
  • Add collectables and stickers from the sticker book into the layers.Use the “Enjoy the little things” piece from BELOVED (reverse) as part of your title and the “love you” sticker as your main title.
  • Add a generous amount of splatters of gold and black ink to your background to finish off your layout.

You can download the instruction PDF HERE

Shop the Antiquities collection at your local store or online at www.kaisercraft.com.au.

Have fun creating! xx Kasia

For the love of circles…

Two Souls is such a beautiful, delicate & timeless collection to document the most precious memories and it was perfect to scrapbook a photo of my friend’s daughter on her wedding day.

The circle of the wedding ring inspired this layout.
I cut out a number of circles from the Two Souls patterned papers to ground the photo and softened the circles with the gorgeous florals.

PRODUCTS USED:
TWO SOULS Collection: P2729 My Heart, P2722 Tuxe, P2725, Just Married, P2727 White Rose, P2721 Bridal Bouquet, CT958 Collectables.

KC PRODUCTS: SB714 Champagne Pearls.

OTHER PRODUCTS : Muslin, Glassine Paper.

For full details on how to recreate this layout you can download the PDF instructions HERE.

To shop the Two Souls Collection head to your local craft store or head to www.kaisercraft.com.au.

Paisley Days Clear Stamp Card Tutorial

Hi Guys, Kasia here with some fun cards created with the Paisley Days clear stamp and the 6.5″ Paisley Days paper pad.

This stamp was super fun to play with and I love the bold lines in these modern florals. I played on the boldness of the stamp and on the pops of black in the Paisley Days collection to create these cards.

You can find the CS351 Paisley Days clear stamp at your local store or online HERE.

Products Used:
PAISLEY DAYS Collection: PP1066 Paper Pad, CS351 Clear Stamp.

KC PRODUCTS:
CD501 White Card Pack, CD601 White Cardstock, SB793 Black Pearls, IP757 Permanent Black Ink, KM121 White KAISERmist.

This fun, mostly monochromatic, card can be created in not just black and white, but you could also stamp the images in your favourite colour and use a coordinating patterned paper or cardstock to matt the stamped area.

Products Used:
PAISLEY DAYS Collection: PP1066 Paper Pad, CS351 Clear Stamp.

KC PRODUCTS:
CD501 White Card Pack, CD601 White Cardstock, SB793 Black Pearls, IP757 Permanent Black Ink, IP752 Smoke Ink.

I really loved the floral clusters in this stamp as they made a great grounding place for either handmade flowers or paper flowers of your choice.

Products Used:
PAISLEY DAYS Collection: PP1066 Paper Pad, CT959 Collectables, CS351 Clear Stamp.

KC PRODUCTS:
CD501 White Card Pack, CD601 White Cardstock, SB793 Black Pearls, IP757 Permanent Black Ink.

I couldn’t resist stamping a whole bunch of these super fun bold flowers and fussy cutting them. The shape was really easy to cut out so the whole card was really quite quick to put together.

Products Used:
PAISLEY DAYS Collection: PP1066 Paper Pad, CT959 Collectables, CS351 Clear Stamp.

KC PRODUCTS:
CD501 White Card Pack, CD601 White Cardstock, SB791 Pewter Pearls, IP757 Permanent Black Ink, IP752 Smoke Ink.

I love when a stamp set has a selection of little images that can be stamped multiple times to create a wreath.

A quick tip to create a nice balanced wreath is to use a stamping tool. Cut your paper into a square shape, position your stamp on your stamping tool lid and rotate the paper after stamping the image. Keep going around until you have stamped 4 times and then move your image and repeat the process.

You can download the instructions to create these cards HERE.

See you next time & happy crafting.
xx Kasia

Layers and Layers of Succulents

Hey Guys.. Kasia here with a layout featuring the Greenhouse Collection.
This collection really truly makes my heart sing, not only is it full of beautifully soft watercolour images but they are of succulents… eeek!
I loved every single succulent image I literally wanted to use them all.

I may have spent a few nights fussy cutting the little guys till my fingers went numb.

PAPERS:
BREATHE  Collection: P2705 Navy Night, P2708 Efflorescence, P2704

Blue Blush, P2711 Clear Skies, P2703 Soft Pastel, SK803 Sticker Book, CR203 Curios.

KC PRODUCTS:
SB716 Blush Pearls, KM132 Gold Shimmer KAISERmist.

Download the step-by-step instructions HERE.

Have you checked out the new Sticker Books?
I am completely in love with them.

There are so many stickers and they are brilliant for adding layers into your layouts,

but also small enough that you can use them in your planner, diary, on cards and in traveller’s notebooks.

Head over to your local craft store to shop the Greenhouse collection or shop online HERE.

till next time.. have fun!

Kasia xx