June Challenge: Daily Routines

This time for our monthly challenge we want you to focus on things that accompany you in your daily life. The topic of this month challenge is “Daily Routines”. We want you to look around and search for things you can’t live without day by day. What is it? Please take part in the monthly fun and share with us the projects you come up with about day-to-day activities.

 

Here is the inspiration from our team:

I have many daily routines and I’m a kind of routine lover. I love when I know what to do and when and that the everyday life is rolling. When thinking of a project to represent a daily routine I first thought about altering a tea cup but then decided to do a “tea bag”. Ha ha, pun intended! Tea is something I drink daily. Weekends start with a cup of tea, creating starts with a cup of tea and I usually end my day with a cup, too. I’m usually in too much of a hurry to drink a cup during the workday but sometimes I treat myself with a cuppa there, too. The soft tones of “Dreamscapes” fit the project perfectly.

 

What are your daily routines??Well… mine are those of a modern lifestyle for sure…Coffee first thing in the morning, e mail checking, mobile close for capturing a moment!! I know this may be your daily routines too. I also know this is not a healthy life he he he. But I have another routine for myself only… Gym trainning. Now try to include this one in your life too!!Kisses.

 

With this layout Louise wanted to document a fairly regular routine she has during her working week. With many of the private hospitals she works in they have fabulous little cafe’s so she always like to get to the hospital a little bit early so that she can have a nice big Coffee before starting work.

 

The inspiration for this Art Journal page actually came from the packaging of the Hazy Days stamps. I love how it looks and wanted to make a spread that reminded of if. I used several layers of acrylic paints and the Hazy Days stamps in combination to achieve a similar background to the one in the stamp set pack. When happy I added dimension with texture paste and the Dreamscapes Triangle stencil. The topic of this months challenge is “Daily Routines” and I wanted to share a brief overview of my day from wake up call to bedtime. The Writer´s Block numbers stencil worked perfectly to add my time schedule, and the word stickers from Hazy Days summon my day with a humoristic twist.

 

I can’ imagine a day without reading books. It’s my addiction, the air I need to breathe. That’s why I’ve created three bookmarks for our June challenge. I made them from “Dreamscapes” – one of the newest collections.

 

Hello 7 Dots Studio’s fans! My daily routine? READING! Each day I try to read at least for 30 minutes, It’s my moment where I can really relax! For my background, I used the “Under the covers” paper from the DREAMSCAPES collection. I have added some stamping, Art Stones and started layering using Dreamscapes papers, tags and stickers from the Writer’s Block.

 

Because the challenge topic is about routine for my page I chose something that I do every morning. A walk with my dog. He needs to move and so do I. I wanted to emphasize the yellow of my paper to make a reference to the sun and to the happiness this routine gets me. Scrapbooking is great at highlight the good little things and 7 Dots can always help you with it. Thanks. San xx

 

Today I present a page that illustrates my passion the arts. Every day I try to be in direct connection with my heart. I had fun using black and white together with some bursts of happiness. I used the illumination collection I adore. I made a little video for you. Please enjoy.

 

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The rules are as simple as A, B, C:
- create any project inspired by the theme – Daily Routines
- use at least one 7 Dots Studio product
- publish your project on you blog with a link to our challenge
- do not forget to include our “inspirational circle” in your blog post (you will find it at the top of this blog post)
- use inlinkz and please link directly to your blog post, not to whole blog
Challenge is open till July, 19th midnight CET. We announce winners by the end of July.
The main winner is going to win One Collection Kit and one 6×6 Pad!
The second and third place are going to get 30% and 15% coupons to our store respectively.
Also one lucky person will win 10EUR coupon to our store

 

 


Love and marriage by Riikka Kovasin

Hello there!
Riikka here sharing some ATCs with you! The idea for these came from the images on the Fortune-teller die-cut elements sheet. When I happened to read a sentence “tosi rakkaus on kohtalo” – “true love is destiny” I put two and two together and made a series of ATCs connected with love and marriage. The three cards make up a story, in a way. The texts say: “true love is destiny”, “and when you are getting married?” and “we don’t always have a choice”.



I used tags as my card bases and added different layers to them using stencils and stamps. On top of that I then layered a smaller tags, some cheese cloth, piece of die-cut patterned paper and chipboard. On top of everything I placed the ladies who sparked the whole idea.



If you want to see how the cards were made, please watch the video below! If you have any questions, just add a comment to the video and I’ll do my best to answer!

Thank you for stopping by today! I hope you feel inspired!
Xoxo Riikka

7 Dots Studio supplies:
Fortune-teller – Die Cut Elements 6×12
Dreamscapes – Geometry Stencil
Dreamscapes – Tags 12×12
Dreamscapes – Chipboard
Hazy Days – Clear stamps
Nature Walk – Grey Day
Homegrown – Clear stamps
Writer’s Block – Clear stamps

From me to you and Fab by Riikka Kovasin

Hi there! It’s Riikka here today to share a couple of pages with you! For this post I decided to concentrate on the new, fabulous collections. You have seen some fabulous projects with them already, but here’s my first take on “Dreamscapes” and “Hazy Days”. You can familiarize with the new collections here – Dreamscapes and here Hazy Days.


My first page is done with “Dreamscapes”. The topic of the page is the desert in the photo plus my daughter’s silly expression. The dessert in the photo is a cottage classic even my grandmother used to make. A sponge cake styled base topped with fresh or frozen berries depending on the season and then vanilla ice cream to crown it all.


I really love the soft tones of this collection! It’s homey and modern at the same time and goes well with any project! For this theme I included a doily to have a kind of “foody” addition to the page. I also sprinkled some die cuts and stickers to the page like sprinkles or planets and stars as I used the word sticker “a twinkle in your eye” in the layout.

 



The other page is done with “Hazy Days”. What a cool color combo this collection has! Dark, vibrant blues and vivid yellow! Such a cool combo, and so modern as well. The patterns are grungy and even a bit futuristic because of the pixelation.



The topic of the second layout is a wonderful set of workshops I was invited to host in Belgium. It was a really wonderful event and time and I long to go there again! In the picture the ladies are hard at work. It was really fab, like the title says.

Thank you for stopping by today! Ta ta for now, have a great day!
Xoxo Riikka

7 Dots Studio supplies:
“From me to you”:
Dreamscapes – Cloudy
Dreamscapes – Pad 6×6
Dreamscapes: Tags 12×12
Dreamscapes – Geometry Stencil
Dreamscapes – Word Stickers 6×12
Dreamscapes – Die Cut Elements 6×12
Dreamscapes – Element Stickers 6×12
Hazy Days – Clear stamps
Homegrown: Clear stamps

Materials for “Fab”:
Hazy Days – Pad 6×6
Hazy Days – Oil Spill
Hazy Days – Tags 12×12
Hazy Days – Clear stamps
Hazy Days – Chevron stencil
Hazy Days – Word Stickers 6×12
Hazy Days – Die Cut Elements 6×12
Hazy Days – Element Stickers 6×12