Love you – Layout by Kim Arnold

Love you - Layout by Kim Arnold

Love you – Layout by Kim Arnold

My son and I always take selfies together whenever we go anywhere. I loved these funny face ones that we took at Mother’s Day lunch this year. The Vintage Artistry Serenity collection was perfect to use to record this moment with it’s brown and blues and subtle florals. I started with the Peaceful Notions patterned […]

Love this – Layout by Kim Arnold

Love this - Layout by Kim Arnold

Love this – Layout by Kim Arnold

We are coming into some warmer weather here in New Zealand and the pretty bright colours in the ARToptions Alena collection make me think of sunshine and warm weather. I used this happy collection to scrapbook photos of my nieces enjoying some water play during the English summer. I started with the B side ARToptions […]

Today – Layout by Kim Arnold

Today - Layout by Kim Arnold

Today – Layout by Kim Arnold

The new Vintage Artistry Serenity collection is just so beautiful with its combination of blues and browns. So versatile for many different types of layouts. I have chosen to use this collection to scrapbook a photo of my son on his 17th birthday. I have focused on using different leaf elements to give the layout […]

Naughty or Nice? – Layout by Kim Arnold

Naughty or Nice? - Layout by Kim Arnold

Naughty or Nice? – Layout by Kim Arnold

I love the new Christmas collection, ARToptions Holiday Wishes, and decided to challenge myself to use it to scrapbook some non-Christmas photos. The combination of reds and blues with the gorgeous florals make it a very flexible collection for many types of photos. Today I am scrapbooking photos of my friends and I enjoying Baileys […]

Daily adventures – Layout by Kim Arnold

Daily adventures - Layout by Kim Arnold

Daily adventures – Layout by Kim Arnold

I had these two beautiful photos of my niece making dandelion wishes and knew that they would work perfectly with the wildflowers and pink tones from the Curators Meadow collection. I started with the Curators Meadow Solids 2 paper as I loved the warm apricot pink tone and inked the edge. When I emptied out […]

Oh my happy heart – Layout by Kim Arnold

Oh my happy heart - Layout by Kim Arnold

Oh my happy heart – Layout by Kim Arnold

My sister shared with me this wonderful photo of her husband with their two girls and I just had to scrapbook it. The warm colours in the Curators Meadow allow for a layout which has some feminine touches with the flowers and butterflies but still retains a masculine feel. I started with the Curators Meadow […]

Art journaling by Kim Arnold

Art journaling by Kim Arnold

Art journaling by Kim Arnold

I love art journaling – it is a great way for me to try out products, mixed media techniques, and compositions before using the ideas on my scrapbooking layouts. The Spectrum Sherbet collection is a wonderful collection to use for art journaling with its many products and beautiful colours. I chose to use the Spectrum […]

Best Friends – Layout by Kim Arnold

Best Friends - Layout by Kim Arnold

Best Friends – Layout by Kim Arnold

I am blessed to have some truly wonderful women in my life that I am lucky to call my friends. This bright and happy layout celebrates one of those friendships. The pandemic has meant that we haven’t seen each other for over two years, but I will be travelling back to Australia soon and it […]

Sweetest – Layout by Kim Arnold

Sweetest - Layout by Kim Arnold

Sweetest – Layout by Kim Arnold

My sister sent me these pictures of my super sweet niece dressed up in the unicorn princess dress we bought her for her birthday, and I instantly knew that they would work perfectly with the Spectrum Sherbet collection. I wanted a background with a bit of pattern but not too much, as I knew that […]

Silly together – Layout by Kim Arnold

Silly together - Layout by Kim Arnold

Silly together – Layout by Kim Arnold

I have a thing for indoor plants, and I regularly add new “babies” to my collection. This time I was in Christchurch and there was no way that I could leave my new plant in the hot car while I went and had breakfast with a friend. So of course, it had to come with […]