Thursday, November 7, 2013

Manor House Creations - DT LO Spring 2013 Range

Hi Ladies,
I can't tell you how excited I was when I received my massive box of goodies from Nerrida at Manor House Creations.  It felt like Christmas when I opened my parcel and saw all the gorgeous flowers and fabulous new "Believe" paper range.  Today I have a LO to share using some of the new product from the Spring 2013 Collection.
Dare to Dream Big

The trellis paper with the centre frame "Us Together" immediately popped out at me when I first saw the new Believe range, and inspired me to create this LO.  I started by trimmimg it down a little around the edges, cut out inner part of the frame, then backed it with a piece of the "Dreams Come True" pp which I masked with a Prima Stencil and gesso, then highlighted with some Luminarte pigment powder.
I love to grunge up my edges, so I punched, distresssed, inked and stamped the edges of the paper and used the reverse side of the "Lace" pp to create a contrast border.   To add a pop of colour I painted the blossoms from the trellis design with Fuzzy Peach Luminarte pigment powder mixed with water, which has a lovely shimmer (it's a not easy to see in the pics), then added another layer of stamping in pink around my edges.
To tone in with the black and white pp's, I altered my photo to black and white and framed it with one of the new ornate scallop frames in black.
Now the flowers - which are all from the gorgeous new Spring range.  I used the pink vinette, these are very versatile as you can cut them up to fit in with your design, the black tea roses and Floral Mix Arielle clustered around the photo and also a smaller cluster on the right.  To add some sparkle I coated the edges of the pink Arielle flowers with diamond dust.
And finally the title, where I used the new flexible words in black.  There are also other words available in black and white.
Manor House Product:  Believe papers, Ornate Scallop Frame, Flexible Word - Dream, Pink Vinette, Black Tea Rose, Floral Mix Arielle

Other Product:  Prima mask, Viva Croco Crackling, Martha Stewart border punch, Green Tara velvet leaves, Kaisercraft flutterbye stamp and bling, Prima rose stamp, Gesso, Luminarte fuzzy peach pigment powder, Diamond Dust, Black glimmermist, Prima vintage pink ink, Tim Holtz distress ink black soot, muslin

Thanks so much for stopping by.


  1. Delicious....I can imagine the feeling of glee at opening such an amazing goodies package:):):) Those flowers are gorgeous:):)

  2. Absolutely gorgeous.. Such a feminine feel to this, the photo is beautiful.. and you have created a wonderful back ground on those papers too.. and the flowers.. totally divine!!

  3. Oh Cathy this is totally gorgeous and how exciting to receive happy mail from Manor House, I can imagine your joy at opening the package.

  4. Oh Cathy this is absolutely beautiful! Love the way you have taken that beautiful photo to a new level! Wow!

  5. oh for beautiful! You are just perfect for the Manor House Team and I look forward to seeing more of your stunning creations!

  6. It's simply stunning! Your design is so beautiful and I love all the feminine touches.

  7. Gasp!!! What a gorgeous layout! I must have that die cut you did in the black!!! Wow!!!

  8. So so pretty all the beautiful details. The flowers are gorgeous, I'm sure it felt like Christmas!