K+ for JANUARY - get WRITING!!!!

Hey there! Yup, it's a NEW YEAR.
Here's to a good one!
I hope you find time among the celebrations to join us at KRAFT + for this:
Well, as you know, I do rather enjoy writing. A bit. OK. A lot.
And I actually don't mind my writing. I did a calligraphy course years
ago & I think that gave me a bit of confidence.
So, I'm going to give you the journaling first.
There's a lot. Luckily for you guys there's a scroll button if it doesn't
float your boat!!!
Oh, I had a bit of fun doing a MM background on this one;)

And lastly:
So, I've filled the white space with journaling. Here's
my whole page:
And one last closie of the cluster on the left:

On the background I used ripped print strips, the cog cluster stencil from Dusty Attic,
then gesso, ink spray then some stamping....
This is a FABULOUS challenge to 'get your teeth pen' into...
hope you can join us at KRAFT PLUS!
Blessings ~ Lizzy ♥♥♥


  1. Happy New year Lizzy!
    so beautiful detailed layout as always ))))) and I like to reading your journalling - it's always intresting to know a little bit more about your real life))))

  2. What a fabulous, fabulous page Lizzy! How wonderful are your words...I do love it all. You are the Scrap Queen for sure!

  3. Oh this is lovely lizzy, I always love before and after photos.. By crickey I would have sworn the left photo was Lucas though!!, chip off the block hey! Your journaling is heartfelt and very special. I hope your new year was good and yes I hope this is a good year for us all! Very quiet here, I saw the year in under my eye lids this year!!!

  4. I love your writing too... I love that you write on your layouts too. Fabulous challenge. This year I want to make time to play. Great then and now pics for this piece. As always so inspiring.
    Happy New Year Lizzy <3

  5. Wow, this would be a major challenge for me....I'm not good with words or writing down my feelings! But you Lizzy have done it perfectly!! What a fabulous layout....awesome creating! Happy 2016 Lizzy...wishing you a wonderful new year! ps..so nice of you to visit me :)

  6. Another fabulous page Lizzy, I love your work more and more - and your journaling expresses so well how we all feel about our sons :o)xxx

  7. I'm a huge fan of using your own writing on layouts..I think because when my dad died he left me only one tiny sample of his handwriting. I think this is wonderful!

  8. Dig it! Love the painted background and the two photos that are different sizes side by side and...I REALLY dig those mud boots in the photo! Those made me happy! Super cool page and I might have to just dig out my pen and give it a whirl!

  9. This page just melts my heart! As a Mother of Sons, the way you write so lyrically and poignantly about your Boy/Man just brought tears to my eyes. At first glance I thought the little boy was Lucas! Beautiful, beautiful work - THIS is why we scrap, to tell our stories and let them know how wide and how deep our love is for them. "sniffle"

  10. Love love loveeeeeeeeeeee this! LOVING the 'then and now' photos and ABSOLUTELY loveeeeeeeee the journaling!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  11. Ooohh!!!this is just AMAZIIINNNGGG!!!! Love you writng, as you know!! You are one of the persons that have inspired and encouraged me to use my own writing on my LO!!! (even if it is NOT half as good as yours) Beautiful photos of your boy ♡ and a Beautiful story to!! Anna xo

  12. Fabulous journalling, so heartfelt and lovely. I always love the way you write onto your layouts, and it always looks as if it belongs there, not just an afterthought, the way memory keeping should be. And of course, an amazingly creative LO too. Inspiring me, as always.

  13. Happy New Year! That is a great page and love how you've placed the journalling. I'm trying more and more to get my writing on my pages and my confidence is slowly building.

  14. Love, love, love this page!! Not just the fact that it is so beautifully constructed but also that the journaling came straight from the heart. As the mother of sons I can totally relate .. just beautifully written. Hope everything you wish for 2016 comes true Lizzy!! hugs xx

  15. Ah Lizzy...I saw this page on Facebook and just loved it! The design and the journaling are fabulous. The journaling is so lovely and the last part actually brought tears to my eyes...us Mommy's and our boys! Fabulous page!!! xx

  16. Absolutely gorgeous layout, Lizzy! Amazing background and love all of your writing!


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