Tuesday, December 24, 2013

MERRY CHRISTMAS FROM WOW!!!!

Can you believe how close we are to Christmas as another year comes to an end?

I would like to wish you and your families a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

I would also like to take this opportunity to thank our Design Team - Kerryn, Tarrah, Kim, Monique, Sue, Tess and Anita - for all their hard work this past year!  I think they have done a fantastic job of showcasing our products throughout the year.

I would also like to thank Sandra for all her hard work and support throughout the past year.  I wouldn't be able to do this without her.

We will be taking a short break on the blog until the 6th January when the 2014 Design Team will be announced.

So stay safe, take lots of photos and I hope you have a lot of time to scrap over the Christmas and New Year break.

See you all next year!!!!


Suzanne
WOW

Monday, December 23, 2013

December 23rd

It Tess back again today for one last December Daily album share. With it being Christmas eve eve, there isn't much time left to get your shopping finished.
 
Day 12 was the start of the Rocky Road batches. This was also the start of my Christmas cooking week. We give cooking away to family and friends for gifts and I have noticed that each year I am cooking more and more! I have used the bubble Christmas tree and painted it in a light layer of gold.

 
December 17th was my present wrapping night. I tend to wait until I have just about all of the presents purchased before I wrap so that I can double check my list for what I still have left to buy. I have used the chipboard 'Presents' title which has been painted with a light layer of gold paint, then a dose of green kindy glitz to make it twinkle!

 
Christmas is about spending time with loved ones (and little ones taking selfies with my phone)! We had a family dinner where I let the kids go wild with my iPhone camera in hope that there would be something decent in the bunch. These are the types of photos I got!!
 
I have used the chipboard 'Joy' title which has been coloured with a red sharpie marker, a light wood veneer Christmas tree and a set of light wood veneer ears.

 
December 20th was the start of the summer break for us, so we kicked back, relaxed and celebrated.
 
I have used the chipboard 'celebrate' title and a chipboard poinsettia flower both painted with a light coat of gold paint.

 
Well that's it from me for the Words or Whatever Christmas new releases. I hope you have enjoyed checking in each day and that we have inspired you. These posts will always be here after Christmas to check back over once you have all of your new photos ready to go.
 
If you are travelling for Christmas, please travel safely. Wishing you a wonderful festive season with your friends and family.

Sunday, December 22, 2013

December 22nd

Only 3 more days until Christmas day. Are you all getting excited and have you all finished your Christmas shopping?


Today I am sharing some cards with you using the awesome wood veneer products.
What I have done on the card on the left is used a 21/2 circle punch to punch a hole in the center of the card then I have glued the timber veneer bauble over the hole then lined the inside on the card in black to show it off. on the card on the right I have used the circle punch from the previous card and one of the awesome timber veneer reindeer.   


Kerryn Fry

Father Christmas is here

Created using Dec 15th Stuck?! Sketch
Features a tree from the Mini Curly Christmas Tree Pack covered with glitter and Glossy Accents and the mini word 'Father' for part of the title.

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Close ups

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We have another share tomorrow, so make sure you stop by.

Saturday, December 21, 2013

December 21st

Hello..
Tarrah McLean here sharing another layout..

In April this year we had my sister and her hubby visit from England and since we don't get to celebrate many Christmases with them we had a mock Christmas...she came loaded with gifts for us all and my littlest Oliver (just 2) couldn't help but nick off with some of the gifts before we got to them!! Luckily I had my camera ready when I caught him!! 

See that cheeky, sly grin on his face?! Too cute!!

No Peeking...

WOW products used:



Thanks so much for stopping by, I hope you catch a funny moment on your camera this Christmas perfect for a page or 2!!

Friday, December 20, 2013

December 20th

FIRST christmas photos are very special.....a memory to keep for sure

...and when you have a cute little guy or girl to dress up and have mini photo shoots that even more fun, especially if they play along with you.

Here is a layout of Nixons first santa costume photo shoot.

'first chrissy'
using wood veneer bauble
AltaMatz brick template



 I have used gesso through the WOW brick AltaMatz with green embossing powder sprinkled on it, heat dries and then added random red paint spots. Add a few bling to the reindeer noses and some washi.

He sure is a cute little clause!

Thursday, December 19, 2013

December 19th

Hi all...

Tarrah McLean here again sharing another
 layout for our month long Christmas inspiration...

Santa's Little Helper...

WOW products used:



We hope you are enjoying our Christmas projects....check back tomorrow for more!!!

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

December 18th

Hi, its Tess back again with a bit more December Daily inspiration using the gorgeous Words or Whatever Christmas releases.
 
The 'Deck the Halls' title has been coloured with a black sharpie marker then stuck to the outside of the sleeve.  This page still isn't finished as I am not happy with the photos of our decorated house. I will need to spend a bit more time getting them right before I put them in here! The wood veneer reindeer on the other page has been left raw.


The bottom corner is a raw wood veneer 'Merry Christmas Hope Joy'. It was perfect to accent the corner of this page and compliments the darkness of the photo.


I have used the light wood veneer reindeer again here, along with a chipboard title 'Believe'. Both of these have been coated in a light coat of gold paint.

 
I am trying so hard to stay ahead with this album and barely keeping my head above water with it. Are you doing December Daily too? How are you going with it?
 
Any of the Words or Whatever products that you have seen on the blog are all available by contacting you local scrap supplier. If they don't stock WoW products at the moment, ask them to get some in so that you don't miss out on playing with these goodies while documenting your family's Christmas celebrations.

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

December 17th



Here is my final share you & it's the last of my pages from my Dec Daily.

NEW Products I've used:
Light veener Reindeer
Dark veneer Snowflake
Light veneer Stocking
Chipboard star border
Dark veneer 'Ho Ho Ho'
Dark veneer Reindeer
Chipboard title 'Dec 25th
 






 
 
I have a couple more cards to share using the awesome wood veneers.
 
I have used some of the cute little baubles and the super cute little bow left in their raw form.

 

Monday, December 16, 2013

December 16th

Hi...

A layout from Tarrah McLean today.... 

WOW products used:


Deck The Halls.....

To get the snowflake white, I sprayed it liberally
 with Mister Huey's Calico White....I also inked the 
Christmas Tree with green ink and then lightly
 sprayed some of Heidi Swapp's Gold Lame Color Shine
 for some sparkle and added a rhinestone..I also inked the 
Deck the Halls title in black Staz On Ink... 


I left the bow in its raw state....thanks so much for stopping by the WOW blog again!! 

Sunday, December 15, 2013

December 15th

Hello and welcome to the 15th December only 10 more days to Christmas.
 
 

 The LO I have created uses the chipboard title 'Christmas Blessing' and the star boarder.



'HoHoHo'
This page was created using the Shattered Heart AltaMATZ for the background with gesso and mist with the New Release Chipboard title HoHoHo

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Have you finished your Christmas shopping yet? Dont forget to pick up a little Words or Whatever for yourself for all of your Christmas scrapping this year.

Saturday, December 14, 2013

December 14th

Tess here with you today still sharing the love of the fesitive season.
The joy of Christmas continues, and by now most Christmas cards should be in the mail, but if you are like me and leave everything to the last minute, here is a quick card idea for you. I have drawn my inspriation from my Christmas board on Pinterest where a similar idea was done by A.Winkleman.
Using light wood veneer bells bauble and chipboard 'believe' title.


I have inked a light wood veneer bauble and a chipboard believe title with a versamark then embossed in gold. I have added a couple of pieces of ribbon and the remainder of the sentiment, and besides a black line doodle, your card is done!

These Christmas baubles could also be used for project life cards or filler pages in any pocket page album.

 
It can't be any easier than that!

Friday, December 13, 2013

December 13th

    
'Twas the Night Before Christmas'
using chipboard Patchwork Christmas Tree - RWL9414


These cute chipboard Christmas trees come joined with a common base and have various patchwork details etched into them. All I did to decorate them was to colour in-between the lines with a fine point red marker and cut one of them away from the others to add higher up in the layout for balance.



Kim Kendell
I have chosen to share a pair of Christmas cards with you using the awesome wood veneers and chipboard banners in stars.

Card one uses the wood veneer Jingle Bells while card 2 uses the chipboard banner in stars.

I have left the word raw and sprayed the stars with Heidi swap gold mist.



   

Thursday, December 12, 2013

December 12th

Hello...

Tarrah McLean back again with you to share another layout packed with WOW goodies!!

A Christmas Dream..


WOW products used:

12 x 12 Circle Frame Set
Mini Christmas Pack 1
*New Release* 'A Christmas Dream' title
*New Release* Light Wood Veneer Reindeer


The circle frames and the title are inked with silver ink
 and Kindyglitz applied also..where the Heidi Swapp
 Joy word is, I have created a shaker circle with
 acetate covering the circle frame to keep the sequins inside...



I hope you are enjoying all our Christmas inspiration...thanks for stopping by today!! 

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

December 11th

Tess here today with more shares from my December Daily using the gorgeous Words or Whatever Christmas release products. Some part of this album are not finished, but you get the idea!
 
To complete days 4 &5 I have used some of the light and dark wood veneer and left it raw as the natural colours were perfect for each page.

 
I am still working on the 6th where I have slipped a light wood veneer present into the pocket to be added when I complete the journalling about this day once I have the final photo printed. I have used a medium candy cane in the light wood veneer and coloured with a bronze gel pen and a red sharpie marker.

 
I have slipped an extra insert into this section as I have a few more photos to add to the album than I have spaces. As it was our weekend away for our wedding anniversary, I added the [heart] you always and the wood veneer deer. The chipboard bow on the other page has been glittered in red and stuck to the white space tip on the journal card. It looks like it has always just been there.

 
My last page share is from 8th and 9th (which is still not finished as I need one more photo). I have added the dark wood veneer bauble to a piece of clear plastic and slipped into its place. I have also added a couple of light wood veneer candy canes to the pocket on the other page. They have been coloured in with a bronze gel pen.

 
Thank you for calling past today. I really hope that we are giving you enough inspiration to get you past Christmas and into scrapping all of those photos that you will take.

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

December 10th


'Deck the Halls'
using new chipboard 'Deck the Halls' title and 12"x12" Square Frame AltaMATZ - ALTA145

 

To create the background I partially sprayed the kraft cardstock with white ink using the 12"x12" Square Frame AltaMATZ and then accented some of the shapes with a white gel pen.

I painted the chippy title with Smooch ink in hot pink and then lightly with gold after chopping up the word.



I have turned three plain Manilla tags into cute Christmas tags using ink, stamps and ribbon.
They feature Mini Chipboard Christmas Baubles , New Release Wood Veneer 'Joy' and Dark Veneer Mini Christmas Tree all covered with Stickles and Dark Veneer Reindeers finished with a thick coat of Dimensional Magic.

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Make sure you come back tomorrow for more inspiration.

Monday, December 9, 2013

December 9th

Hello!! We have some more inspiration for you from Tarrah and Kerryn which we know you will love.

Today we have a layout from
Tarrah McLean to share with you....

Ho Ho Ho..

WOW products used:




I have created a three cards using the New Release Dark Veneers and Mini titles
 
Dark Veneer Merry Christmas Bauble
Dark Veneer Mini Bow
Dark Veneer Mini Christmas Tree
Miie Chipboard Title Noel
 
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Hope you are enjoying the projects so far....stay tuned for more projects everyday this month right here on the WOW blog....