Monday, 15 April 2013

UK Scrappers Blog Hop


Welcome to the UKS Spring BlogHop! I hope you are all enjoying some lovely spring weather. You may have come to me from JimJams blog and her stunning mini book.
If you lose your way, or have dropped in on me directly and want to follow the hop, you can see the full list with all the links here.


ETA Remember to comment on each blog and then go back to UKS and comment there to be in with a chance of winning a £25 voucher, I am offering a vine for commetners on this blog. It is important that you include your UKScrappers name in your comment.
 
I have created a page with some handmade flowers, I was inspired by the beautiful Prima branches, as usual I looked at them and thought I bet I could make those. This was my first attempt and I'm pretty pleased with myself. Also on the layout you should spot a lovely voile flower, some tiny pearl flowers and a couple of blossoms made from scallop circle punches. Although the bought flowersand vines are beautiful if you need to use a lot on a layout, using your existing stash of papers and punches can be very cost effective.


 and the details
 
 
To continue with the hop you need to go to Leanie, enjoy your journey.

 ETA: thank you to the response about the vine. I have decided to offer a vine to one person who comments on this post, is a follower and has taken part in the blog hop. I will at some time create a tutorial, so come back regularly to find it.
Please comment using your UKScrapper name to be in with a chance of winning. 

71 comments:

Wizbit said...

Your flowers are stunning. I really like the vines and I think I might have that leaf punch, is it an x-cut one?

You must share some step by steps for your flowers.

Thank you so much for sharing

Wizbit (Liz)

MiniOwner said...

Yes I'd like a step-by-step, too. :o) Your page and the flowers are just gorgeous.
Sue x

Jennie Hart said...

Me too for a tutorial please, they are absolutely stunning :) Jen

Lesley G said...

And me!! Stunning page :)

debbie r said...

So very pretty, thank you for sharing

CoventryAnn said...

Really pretty page :)

Lelly said...

Love the vine and would love to know how you did this.
Have followed your blog and am eagerly awaiting and would also love to win a vine

UKs lelly

Suzy said...

So soft and pretty - must have a try at this

HilaryB said...

This is beautiful, must have a try. Tigerlady

Ifa said...

I have always thought those Prima branches are too expensive and considered making them myself. I haven't yet but you've now inspired me to give it a go. Thank you for sharing.

new2this said...

Beautiful LO ... the flower vines are lovely, and, yes, a tutorial on how to make them would be great.

lorraine said...

love the flowers ..I haven't really tried to do my own as I've no idea where to start.

scrappybluecat uks

susibee said...

Oh this a perfect page - I love all of it and might have to scraplift it at some point - my son is getting married in June:)

Thanks for sharing.

vixen said...

Gorgeous layout :)

from Boland :)

Paulinexxx said...

These look gorgeous - lovely layout - looking forward to seeing the tutorial too - thanks for sharing this.
PaulineD UKS xxx

Christine said...

Beautiful! I've started following your blog - I really would like to see how you made the vine, it's simply gorgeous!

Bethank said...

Lovely LO. The flowers complement the photo. Had no Idea the vine was hand made too.

Meg Baby UKS

Christine said...

ooops! Forgot to leave my UKS name!
chrisrydal x

Jimjams said...

This is gorgeous - some seriously beautiful flower layering with those gems and swirls - a stunning page.

Leigh xx said...

what a stunning layout :)

Leigh11 xx

Wendy said...

Lovely page and the flowers & vines are so clever :-)
*here be dragons*

Sue said...

Beautiful LO. Lovely flowers UKS sue1952

Alison said...

You've made a stunning layout, Kathy - everything is gorgeous! I love how you've made your own vines and flowers - it is true you don't mind buying as a one-off, but so much more satisfying to make it yourself and to your own spec!
Gorgeous.
Alibri x

Nikki said...

Stunningly beautiful....just gorgeous xxx

Mary B said...

enchanting page love the softness of colour and delicateness of the flowers Well done on the vine I will have to try that myself

Sian said...

Absolutely beautiful. I follow Prima's blog and I love their goodies but as you say they can be veery expensive. This is a fabulous example of a prima style LO without the huge cost! Thanks for sharing. Sian aka Violaceous :)

chris said...

This is so gorgeous. I've made my own flowers before but they aren't as beautiful as these.
Thank you for sharing
Chris55 - UKS

Maria said...

aww these are so light and delicate, thanks for showing us
(Maria in France on UKS)

Jacqui Godfrey said...

Wow this is stunning. I will be checking back for your tutorial. Thanks for sharing :) (uks Jacqui200284)

Karen said...

Very pretty flowers :) Kitty Crafts UKS

Allycat x said...

The vine is beautiful, as is your LO. Thank you for the giveaway offer.
UKS: AllycatD

kjjc said...

What fabulous flowers- well done on making them yourself. KJJC uks name

Tinker said...

Oooh looking forward to a tutorial. Absolutely gorgeous flowers (TinkerHamilton UKS)

Julia said...

Such beautiful flowers and a gorgeous page! UKS - Julesaroony

furrypig said...

wow such a pretty page I hope to come back and see the tutorial thanks

K said...

Absolutely stunning! I shall also be back in the future to see the tut :)

Claire said...

This is gorgeous! x

UKS - Clairewill

Yolanda said...

Adorable LO. UKS - Scrappyyo

sue jones said...

Really beautiful.
Soojay

House of Bears said...

Thank you for inspiring us,we just spent a pleasant afternoon making our own flower embellishments. :)

scarymary555 said...

Beautiful LO and gorgeous flowers...love the vines! Mary x

scarymary555 on UKS

misteejay said...

Such a lovely LO - TFS

Toni xx
(misteejay)

Beverley said...

Really gorgeous LO and the flower vine is beautiful and also the little flowers! UKS...Bubbleblitt

marionh said...

what a beautiful page - lovely ideas---alibi

poetcrafty said...

Lovely use of lovely stash - thanks
Audrey - uks poetcrafty

gillyb's crafting blog said...

beautiful.

cantstopstampin

Lesley said...

What a lovely page. Stuuning. UKS Tagsie

Jane said...

Such a beautiful page, the flowers and vine are gorgeous! - Cassia

Niki said...

This is amazing. I love your vine and will be watching out for the tutorial.

NIKIG (uks)

debbie r said...

Commenting again after i forgot to add my uks name this morning LOL

Beanpie11 aka Debbie R

Sarah said...

Beautiful...look forward to the instructions, feeling very inspired now! Hugs Sarah (butterbee on UKS)

Sarah said...

That's so pretty and delicate. Thank you for sharing with us. Love, stillcrafting from UKS xx

Laura G said...

Love this delicate romantic page!
Laura Godfrey

Jo_annepinc said...

Beautiful page, love the delicate flowers, look forward to the step by step, JoPink

Fran said...

Beautiful page very delicate. Love the flowers and the leaves.

Fran (Hedgie)

Joanne Walton-Calvert said...

Wild love to see the tutorial

Tigs said...

Beautiful layout, thank you for sharing.

thriftycrafter said...

This is beautiful, liking your mindset too. I often think I could make that, lovely to see someone who's done a fabulous job of it.

Stacey ScrapRed said...

Wow - look forward to a tutorial - they are truly stunning

Stacey Scrapred on UKS

scrappyjen said...

SAme here.... will definitely pop back for a tutorial! This hop is great! full of brilliant ideas! jenx uks wear crafts

Fifi said...

beautiful flowers, I'd love to see a tutorial

Eileen said...

Love those flowers, they are so delicate. Been blog hopping some fabulous fun ideas, and now yours is so serene and calm, so beautiful. (Eileen C)

sam said...

great delicate page gret

uks- darm

Rooty said...

wonderful flowers, really inspiring

UKS Name Fizzydrink

Gill said...

I love this Lo - really pretty
UKS Meggie

TracyW said...

Those flowers are so pretty, really inspiring post.
UKS - mumof4girls

Jolene said...

Fabulous flowers, looking forward to the tutorial. Thanks for sharing. UKS - Jolene

stitching lady said...

This is such a pretty layout and suits the photo perfectly.

Gibby Frogett said...

Beautiful layout and really love your flowers. Gill x UKS name is Seaside Crafter.

Karen said...

Beautiful layout. Your flowers are gorgeous:) I would certainly love to see some more details and step-by-steps xx
UKS PinkSparklyScrapper

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