Friday, 14 March 2014

Off The Rails Scrapbooking Blog Hop

Hello and Welcome. Thank you for visiting and I hope you have fun on the blog journey. This hop will take you to many wonderful and talented designer's blogs.

Now for the all important part, what you have to do to play along. Each of the designers have chosen their favourite embellishments. You need to create a layout, card or mixed media project using four of those embellishments. Once you have created your project you will need to link it to the

Within the post on your blog you will need to highlight which four embellishments you have used and the designers whose favourite embellishment it is.

3. Deena Otway -
4. Erin Manz Reed -
5. Diana Rivero Gonzalez -
6. Carol Theng -
7. Gayle Gordon -
8. Fiona Paltridge -
9. Felicity Wilson -
10. Sue Plumb -
11. Rose Andrew -
12. Jelissa Mei -
13. Wendy O'Keeffe -
14. Catie Kennedy -

Would you like to know what my favourite embellishment is? I will share my layout that I have create and then tell you.

My favourite embellishments are buttons. I don't think it is an obsession but it could be close I have 5 huge jars of them. For this layout I used wooded buttons that I sanded to take the varnish off and then coloured them with Dylusion - Melted Chocolate.

Off The Rails Scrapbooking is lucky enough to have Graphic 45 as the sponsor of the hop.

Graphic 45 i an award-winning scrapbook and paper crafting company. We offer vintage inspired crafting products that capture the flamboyant style of the 1920's and 30's - with vibrant colour, irresistible texture and imaginative design to create products with decades-old appreal that's both fresh and familiar. Let our products inspire your next scrapbook layout, card, album or home decor project.

To be in the running for the Graphic 45 prize you must follow Off The Rails Scrapbooking Blog and all of the designers blogs. Please leave a message on each of the blogs so that we know you have been for a visit.

Thank you for hopping along with us, cannot wait to see your finished design.

Happy Creating


  1. Gorgeous background!! Another beautiful layout Deena

  2. Love your layout Deena. The texture of the background is wonderful and the buttons are a perfect addition. Great job.

  3. Awesome layout the texture of the background ...use of buttons great ....amazing that you have 5 jars ..of buttons :)

  4. LOOOOOOOOOOVE IT!!! Wow the distressing looks amazing, love all the gears great page!

  5. What a great boy page. Love the distressing.

  6. Such a sweet boy layout! Love the gears.

  7. Splendid!!!!! Love, love, love this. So grungy and funky. I love buttons too xx

  8. Hi Deena, My lovely, as always you have created a beautiful page, nearly as beautiful as you my friend....
    I love buttons also hunni, they are so versatile....

    Rhonda A

  9. I love buttons too! Fabulous layout, love the texture in your back ground!

  10. Loving your background Deena! Beautiful page. And how fab are buttons?! So versatile! x

  11. WOW! That bg is STUNNING!!! Love it - & buttons...oh, yes, I totally understand that slight 'obsession'!!!

  12. I luv buttons too, coming from a sewing background Im so happy to have heaps of buttons to use up.

  13. Love your background, it is beautiful! New follower here, and having fun with the challenges at Off the Rails:-)

  14. Fabulous layout Deena! Love the texture you have achieved with your background, and your technique for the buttons is a great idea!

  15. love the texture you've created in your background Deena

  16. Oh I love this - the texture and colour are amazing, and I share your love of buttons too :)