Saturday, 14 July 2018

Layout for Scrap Matrix Design Team

Hi everyone, today I am here to share my second layout for the fantastic challenge we have this month at Scrap Matrix.  I am amazed at all the different projects the design team has come up with.

Here is mine:

and here is the moodboard - i have taken inspiration from the green and the dog picture - as well as the word sweet - which describes my furbaby  :)

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I have used the 7 Dots Garden Party Collection which I have found to be awesome.

I have trimmed the first layer and then punched around the edges - I love to use punches but so often forget about them!  I have then applied a layer of clear gesso to the paper.

I have then used a square stencil and crackle paste in random areas where my  photo will not be

I have then applied scribble sticks and water to the page - I forgot at this point to take photos but will explain.  One the scribble stick paint was dry I have randomly stamped using the AALL & Create #57 stamp.  This stamp is my new favourite!

I have created a photo mat using some tags from the Garden Party collection as well as making my own from the paper.

I coloured a few of the butterflies with the scribble sticks and used Dimensional Magic over the top.  Once dry I fussy cut them out

I have then put my layout together with flowers, metal flowers, lace, and buttons.  I have linked the products used to the Scrap Matrix shop at the bottom of the blog.

Here are some close ups:

Thanks for stopping by and now that we are running the challenge by the calender month there is plenty of time to enter.  All you have to do is upload a  photo on the Scrap Matrix Shares Facebook page and name at least one of the products used that is available at Scrap Matrix

Super simple!!  
Well thats it for me  til next time - happy crafting !

Here is the product list
Prima Square Stencil
Dina Wakley Scribble Sticks
AALL & Create Stamp # 57

Saturday, 7 July 2018

Two cards and an art journal page for Visible Image Design Team

Hi everyone, today I have an art journal page and two cards to share with you that I have created for Visible Image stamps.

First the two cards:

I have created two simple but stylish cards using the Own Kind of Beautiful stamp set.

I started with plain water colour paper (hot press) and Intense Ink Blocks

I have done a couple of layers in the same colours but drying between.  With the blue I also used a patterned handy towel to create a different effect.

Once it was dry I stamped the butterfly and sentiment and then added some liquid pearls and stickles.  Here are some close ups:

For my next project I have kept with the butterfly stamp set and created an art journal page

For the background I have used Tim Holtx Oxide Inks in two colours - spiced marmalade and fossilized amber.

I put the lightest colour over the entire page and then using the collision stencil I went over it with the darker colour

I have then stamped the sentiment directly onto the page as well as the large heart in the Distress Oxide.  I have stamped the two butterflies onto a separate piece of water cardstock and coloured them in with Pitt Big Brush pens.  Fussy cut them out and stuck them over the solid butterfly images that I had stamped.

Here are some close ups:

The stamp set and stencil set that I have used can be found in the Visible Image store.  I have put the links below:

Thanks for stopping by and til next time - Happy Crafting 

Friday, 6 July 2018

Scrapbook layout for Scrap FX

Hi everyone, today I am up on the Scrap FX blog to share a layout I have created.  I went to the Melbourne Zoo with my son and the cute little pandas were not being photo friendly but there was this photo on the wall so I took a photo of it as a momento that we went to the zoo.

I have used the 7 Dots Garden Party Collection.  I have used clear gesso on the entire page as I was not sure how much colour I was going to add.  I have randomly stamped with AALL & Create Stamps #56 and #39 as well as the very old but much loved Prima Stitched circle stamps.  I have stamped with both black and Royal purple Stazon Ink.

The circle frame and heart chipboard pieces have been painted with white gesso and then I have used Finnabair Art Alchemey Sparks paint - Fairy Wings and Iris Potion.

The little words and chicken wire have been embossed with Ranger Super Fine Black Embossing Powder.

here are some close ups:

Scrap FX Products used:
Thanks for stopping by and until next time - Happy Crafting

Wednesday, 4 July 2018

Art journal page for Scrap Matrix

Hi Everyone, today I am up on the blog to share my layout for this months awesome challenge for Scrap Matrix.  I love the endless possibilities with this moodboard:

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I have taken inspiration from the book pages the little baby is asleep on, the shapes of the sweets and the colours 

Here is my art journal page using the Dylusions Media Journal

On watercolour paper I have stamped several images from the Paper Artsy Stamp EEA03 and then coloured them with Dylusion Spray Inks - Fucky Fuscia and Lemon Zest.  I stamped in the segments with the segment stamps in the stamp set using the Dylusions Ink Sprays.

On the art journal page I have used the Dina Wakely paints - Tangerine, Magenta and Lemon.  I have added some torn book paper and stamps randomly around the page.

I have used a Stamperia stamp (paint brushes) on a piece of butcher paper and adhered to the page using Matte Medium.  These have been coloured in with Scribble Sticks.  I have used a pallet knife and black gesso around the page to add some balance.  I have adhered the circles to the page using Matt Medium.  Once dry I have shaded the edges using Scribble Sticks and made some marks in the black areas using a white paint pen.

Here are some close ups:

I have stamped some random words from the Paper Artsy set and edged them with the white paint pen.

Splashes of white gesso links everything together.

13 arts stencil - Feel Free Create Art - has been used with Whipped Spackle.

Here is a list of the products I have used available in the Scrap Matrix Store

Paper Artsy Stamp EEA03
Stamperia Stamp
Scribble Sticks

Thanks for stopping by and I hope that you have time to enter our challenge this month. The moodboard is fantastic and you can use any part of it as inspiration - colour, shape, picture, words etc.  You can create a layout, card, tag or two, canvas, Off the page or art journal page.  You do not need to create a blog post, you only need to upload a picture of your project to the Scrap Matrix Shares album on facebook and list a product that you have used that is available in the Scrap Matrix Store.
Til next time......  Happy Crafting

Saturday, 23 June 2018

Art Journal Page for Visible Image

Hi everyone, I would like to share an art journal page that I have made for the Visible Image Design Team

I was inspired by the saying of the New Beginnings stamp

I began by painting some Dylusions paints across the page

I have then painted an area where the faces are going to be.  I have outlined them with a black Stabilo All pencil and created a border using black ink around the entire art journal page.

I have then stamped the Face It stamp and some border stamps around the edges.  On the left to show the past and on the right represents building a future.

I have then added some paint circles to represent the hair which I have stamped using the flower stamp from the Imperfection is Beauty set.

Here are some close ups:

Stamps that I have used are listed below:

Thanks for stopping by and I hope that I have given you some inspiration to get your art journal out and create.   

til next time happy crafting :)