Tuesday, 27 November 2012

Imaginarium Designs And Manor House Blog Hop!

Welcome to the Imaginarium Designs and Manor House blog hop! 

It just can't get any better - exquisite chipboard and beautiful flowers combined, to bring you endless inspiration!

I wanted to use modern, non-traditional colours to show how versatile the ID chipboard and Manor House flowers can be on a layout. Yes, this layout is about my girls - but there is not an ounce of pink or pastel in sight. Yet, it still clearly says that it is a girly layout. 
(At least my youngest will be happy - she's not a fan of pink, lol!!!)

I had such a glorious time mixing the Imaginarium Designs chipboard with the Manor House flowers. 
They are so pretty and feminine. Exquisite little things, indeed!!!
What makes them so perfect is the mix of sizes - big, small, and everything in between. 

I love these Lotus flowers - they are stunning! 
And with a spray of Dazzling Diamond Glimmermist, they sparkle beautifully!!!

I created this finish on my Imaginarium Designs chipboard title using red glitter embossing powder. I am in love with this stuff - it creates such an amazing finish and colour. 

 A squirt of glimmermist, and a little kindy glitz, to add that extra sparkle and shine to my flowers. 

I used the large and small Imaginarium Designs oval chipboard frames as my main focus points in this layout. 
I inked them, then coated them with clear embossing powder to create a glossy finish. Then a few rhinestones, and some liquid pearls, to add the finishing touches. 


Manor House Flowers
Meadows - white; Mayglo - yellow; Lotus - yellow.

Imaginarium Designs
Oval Frame With Brackets - Large (IDFR0009)
Mirrored Bracket On Oval Frame (IDFR0005)
My Girls Phrase (IDP0035)

Other Products:
Fancy Pants papers and die cuts; 
Zva Creative rhinestone flourishes;
Zva Creative rhinestones;
Liquid Pearls;
Red Embossing glitter powder;
Clear embossing powder;
Washi tape;
Tattered Angels Glimmermist;
Ingvilde Bolme/Prima ink.

Thank-you for dropping by. Don't forget to hop along to the next blog - and remember to leave a comment so that you will be entered into out draw for an ID prize pack. :-)

You should have started here: Imaginarium Designs blog
You are currently here: Julianne McKenna-De Lumen
Your next stop is here: Joanne Bain

If you get lost, a full list of all the designers and their blog links can be found on the Imaginarium Designs blog and the Manor House blog. 
(The blog hop list can also be found on my post below).

Happy hopping everyone!!! xx



  1. Wow what a beautiful,bright layout.....Love it!! Gorgeous picture. x

  2. so bright and gorgeous Julianne :) love what you did with the MHC flowers..and such a cute photo...

  3. just stunning, the yellow flowers are to die for.

  4. wow awesome layout,lovin the colours...hugs anita..xx

  5. Such an infusion of bright, happy colour. It's glorious Jules xx

  6. You are so right, not a sign of pastel colouring but still very feminine, love your choice of colours and design and that frame is just beautiful.

  7. WOW, how amazing is this layout. the colours are so vibrant and exciting! The chipboard pieces are perfect and the blooms, well, stunning... Hugs xx

  8. just gorgeous! love all the colors and flowers!!! :)

  9. Gosh....this lo is truly admirable! This creation shows you are a very good mother by writting everything down! It means you always think about how to raise your beautiful girls! They look very pretty....really adore your color combo thank you for sharing hugs Amy :)

  10. wow! What a wonderful layout Jules! Love the colors and the black and white photo! I adore every single detail! Thanks for sharing!

  11. Wow....this is such a pretty blog and then there is the vibrant, fresh take on a page with flowers which is quite enchanting....lovely work :)

  12. This is why I love Blog Hops...one meets lovely new scrappers and ideas! Will have to come back for a more leisurely visit! Love the layering of your frames with the flowers...lovely effect!

  13. How beautiful!! Love the glittery red title, it looks great and so does the frame. Love the lotus flowers...

  14. So bright and lively. I love it.

  15. I've been trying for ages to leave a comment...yay! Finally worked for me. LOVE your bright take & use of the flowers...so unique:):):)

  16. Totally bold and bright and beautiful Jules!

  17. Your layout is so fun and vibrant, such wonderful work :)
    - Jeanette

  18. What a beautiful design. The colors just jump out at you and make your two girls look stunning. makes them look as lively as the layout.


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