Two sides of Cotton Candy Dreams by Riikka Kovasin

Hiya! It’s Riikka here to share a couple of layouts using Cotton Candy Dreams with you. One page is made using the colder colours of the collection and the other using the warmer side. Both of the pages are about my two daughters.


The turquoise color scheme of the collection is awesome for winter pages and chilly themes. This page is about the first ice skates of my girls. They got those as a Christmas presents a couple of years ago and naturally needed to try them out right away.


To get the chilly, icy feeling of the winter and skating, I used the turquoise and white papers of the collection. Also included some stickers and tags of the same scheme to my page. The grey in them gives a nice contrast to the otherwise pale page.


The other page is about two keen grandfather helpers. If the photo in the first page is from a couple of Christmases past, then this one is a couple of summers from that. My father is a carpenter and my girls are eager to visit his shop whenever he needs help. In the photo they are helping and painting some beehives.


I used the warmer shades in the Cotton Candy Dreams in this page but mixed in some other papers as well to get more yellow in there. I wanted to mimic the colour of the photo.

Ta ta for now! Have a great day!

7 Dots Studio supplies:
Cotton Candy Dreams – Element stickers 6×12
Cotton Candy Dreams – Pad 6×6
Cotton Candy Dreams – Cloud Watching
Cotton Candy Dreams – Tags 12×12
Cotton Candy Dreams – Mint Julep
Cotton Candy Dreams – Hex stencil
Writer’s Block – Letters stencil
Lost and Found – Pad 6×6
Naturewalk – Clear stamps
Cotton Candy Dreams – Word stickers 6×12
Cotton Candy Dreams – Die-cut elements 6×12
Yuletide – Clear stamps
Homegrown – Clear stamps
Lost and Found – Word stickers 6×12
Um Wow Studio – Cotton Candy Dreams – flair

Relax by Nastya Istorkina


Hello! Nastya Istorkina is here today. And I want to share with all 7 Dots Studio fans my monochromatic mixed media canvas. My project says “Relax. Take a chance, dream and be yourself”.


Our lives are full of events and moments. Sometimes they are good and happy, sometimes sad and tragic. Time is running forward at a breakneck speed and we can only see how our days, weeks, months and years are flying away. The dates on the calendar replace one another. And life just pulls us into its whirlpool.


So sometimes we just need a break. We need to relax and breathe deeply. We need time to gain strength and once again jump into the whirlpool of life events. My way to relax is to get away from everyone and stay together with my husband. Just to breathe, to enjoy, to love, to dream and be yourself.


This canvas is a reminder to myself that it is sometimes useful to relax.

If you want to know how I made this canvas, please watch the video below.

7 Dots Studio supplies:
Cotton Candy Dreams – Mint Julep
Cotton Candy Dreams – Pucker Up
Cotton Candy Dreams – Element Stickers 6×12
Writer’s Block – Die-cut Elements 6×12
Homegrown – Pad 6×6
Homegrown – Tags 12×12
Verano Azul – Tags 12×12
Verano Azul – Celadon
Fortune-teller – Dots Stencil
Cold Country – Clear Stamps

Inspiration panel by Nastya Istorkina

Hello! Nastya Istorkina is here today. And I want to share with you my new wonderful project. It is decorative panel. I made it to place it on the wall in my scrap-room. It is about inspiration and imagination that takes us far away from our reality. Imagination is a whole other world!



There is a lot of turquoise colour, beautiful flowers and plants, happiness, love and the stars in my world of imagination. When ideas appear in my mind it looks like a mechanism. Gears rotating, lighting up bulbs in my imagination.



What is inside your imagination? What gives you inspiration?

7 Dots Studio supplies:
Cotton Candy Dreams – Pad 6×6
Cotton Candy Dreams – Tags 12×12
Cotton Candy Dreams – Element Stickers 6×12
Cold Country – Clear Stamps
Homegrown – Chipboard