Thursday, January 31, 2013

Live Fully

Hi there!! I am Kelly Foster, and I am so happy to introduce myself to you and be able to call myself a design team member here at Blue Fern Studios!! A big HUGE thank you to Leslie, for having me here on the team!!
A little bit about me...
Well, I am 26 years old, and I am from the lovely/cold state of Minnesota (USA). I have been scrapbooking for just over two years, I was inspired to begin shortly after the birth of my oldest daughter, Lilah (2.5 years old). I have two daughters, my youngest being Paisley (9 months old).
These two do keep me on my toes, and quite busy, but I do make some "me time" most days for my crafting. I also enjoy sewing, and I love to cook and bake, but scrapbooking comes first for my hobbies, for sure!
As for my "style" I am not sure...I love to use interesting colors, add lots of layers and different mediums, I love experimenting with mixed media and a little bit of messiness. I don't care too much for precision so you will see lots of torn edges and distressing, my style can be quite free spirited. I basically just start with a pile of paper and see where it takes me, based on my mood for the day! Sometimes it comes out all grunged out and sometimes you will see more of the super feminine floral look! You can see more of my work on my blog:

Enough talk, let me share my first layout with you featuring a few favorite pieces of Blue Fern chipboard:

I kept the chipboard pieces pretty simple, to make them stand out against the busy and bright back drop..The Hearts and Royal Border were simply painted with gesso, and I liked the look of the stark white against all of the bright colors of my page.

The Heart below had also been painted with gesso, then was colored with Faber Castell Gelatos in various colors. I then added a few swipes of gesso with my fingertip, and a little chalk ink around the edges to finish it off.

Blue Fern pieces used:

Royal Border

Royal Border - Click Image to Close

Heart Set

Heart Set - Click Image to Close

Thank you so much for stopping by today! I hope you will check back often to see what the rest of our team is up to!!


  1. Kelly your LO is stunning! so much fun and all the details are so beautifully placed! great work!

  2. This LO is absolutely gorgeous! I love all the layers of beautiful colourful embellies you have added and if they weren't enough eye candy to keep me drooling, then the touches of bling on the bike wheels and the little row along the banner. So pretty! And were you brave enough to stamp the butterfly on the roses? I love it!!!!
    Thank-you for the inspiration!!! :)

  3. your page is soooo pretty Kelly!

  4. Kelly Dear! You are amazing girl! Love this so much! Love all the white space, but still with some paint smidgen here and there!

  5. So gorgeous- I'm always in awe of your style and all the details you manage to fit in there- amazing!!


  6. Beautiful page! And, I agree with Erin - AMAZING how you fit everything on the page and still have such a lovely design!

  7. Beautiful layout to brighten the winter days!

  8. How beautiful is this LO!!! I love all the color and the wonderful layers of embellies ;)-

  9. Gorgeous layout the layering and styling...and of course...those chippies are beautiful!!

  10. Kelly my girl how I love your vibrant happy layout! LOOOVE all the sweet pretty details and layers! Beautiful beautiful work! xoxox

  11. I love your layout. You have layered everything beautifully, that is something I am working on to get better at. I've saved your layout so I can refer to it. Thanks for the inspiration!

  12. Well, I thought I commented in this. Eeek, it's missing! LOL! Anyway, just a gorgeous piece of art, and love the colors you chose. So fun and bright!