Monday 25 April 2022

Celebrate every moment by Linda Pearson


Today’s project is an A4 art journal page using a selection of papers, stamps and metal dies from the Embrace Change collection designed by Fiona Paltridge.  As always this project could easily be altered to create a beautiful scrapbooking layout. 

Embrace Change Collection designed by Fiona Paltridge

Flowers Metal Die

Perfect petals clear stamp set

String Leaves Metal Die

Autumn Leaves Metal Die

Say it clear stamp set

Spice 12x12 scrapbook paper

Poetry 12x12 scrapbooking paper word sheet


White Cardstock – 250gsm

Colourblast Shimmer dust Lollipop, velvet, Lush, Fern, Tan

Versamark Stamp pad translucent

Colourblast Embossing powder – Stormy Weather

Web Metal Die designed by Tanya Froud

Black Archival Ink

Heat Tool

White Paint Pen


On a sheet of White Cardstock – 250gsm stamp the flowers with versamark, sprinkle over with Colourblast Embossing powder – Stormy Weather and heat seat the powder to cure.



Prepare the Colourblast Shimmer dust Lollipop, velvet, Lush, Fern, Tan

by adding water to the powders.

On another piece of White Cardstock cover with the Lush, Fern and a little Tan Colourblast Shimmer dust, allow to dry.

On half of the green cardstock stamp using black archival ink the leaves from the Perfect petals clear stamp set.

Run remaining half of  coloured card through the die cut machine using the Autumn Leaves Metal Die.




¨     Colour the embossed flower images using Colourblast Shimmer dust velvet and Lollipop.  The leaves using Lush, Fern and Tan.

¨     Fussy cut the flowers and leaves when dry.

¨     Cut out one quadrant from the Spice 12x12 scrapbook paper, run through the die cut machine

¨     Run the Flowers metal die (both pieces) and White Cardstock through the die cut machine.


Cut the Gathering cardstock down A4 size journal,  use the remaining cut edge reversed, adhered the distressed edge strip to the base cardstock.  Add splatters to the page using dark brown watery paint or tan Colourblast Shimmer dust.


Tear the web metal die into two pieces to be placed at the top and bottom area of the focus piece.  Arrange the leaves, flowers around the other Flowers Metal Die cut-outs, adhere to page when satisfied with layout.

Add some ‘ghost stamping’ around the page with Archival black ink using the Say it clear stamp set

 Celebrate everyday



Add highlights to the flowers and leaves using a white paint pen, very light touch.


  Cut out the words celebrate every moment from Poetry 12x12 scrapbooking paper word sheet, distress the edges with black archival ink, adhere to the page.

Add distressed border to page using the black archival ink and blending brush.


Hope you are inspired to create this project and look forward to sharing with you again soon.

Bye for now.


Linda Pearson

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