Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Journal Pages





I have a few journal pages to share with you.  The top 2 sets were actually single pages I had left over from my last journal - but they would not fit into the journal as it was so full.  So, I taped them to paper and added them to my new larger journal.  The last set of pages were actually completed in my new journal - it is larger than the last one.  I used a Donna Downey floral stencil for the texture and the two sets of tulips on the pages are napkins skinned down to a single layer and added with gel medium.  I did use ink splatters on my page, but instead of spraying the whole page, I used Lindy's Magicals and just peppered the mica on the textures and misted with water.  I did a bit of stamping with a Bo Bunny texture stamp and added some chipboard.  All-in-all, I like how this set turned out.  Thanks for stopping by for a peek!

Prima Build-A-Page April Challenge







This layout is for the April Prima Build-A-Page Challenge.  Below is the sketch to be followed for this challenge.




This is more of a clean mixed media page - but I like how it turned out.  I used Prima's new release Timeless Memories set.

Recipe:

Mediums:  Prima/Finnabair Art Basics Clear Gesso; Prima/Finnabair Art Basics Light Modeling Paste
Paper:  Prima Timeless Memories 12x12 paper kit (which includes chipboard, sequins, flowers, and more)
Inks:  Prima Bloom Spray Glistening Waves and Prima Bloom Spray Gold Foil (which I mixed together with the Light Paste)(and for splatters) and created texture behind the picture and in the bottom right corner); Ranger Vintage Photo around the edges; Black Staz-On for stamping
Stamps:  Prima/Finnabair Vintage Vantage and Limor Webber/Indigo Blue Rugged Edges
Misc.:  Circles made with bottle cap; Chipboard/feathers/sequins - part of  Prima's Timeless Memories Paper Kit

Thanks for Stopping by for a peek!


Friday, April 17, 2015

JUST FOR FUN LAYOUT




This layout is just for fun - I saw a layout by Amy Voorthuis and modeled this after hers - different colors, etc., but same idea.  I did ask Amy's permission first and she graciously gave it

I had some really old Thicker letters that I was going to toss - but decided to use those since they would be gessoed and embossed. I used 3 of the April Lindy Stamp Gang colors  and kept the background fairly clean.

Layout Recipe:

Paper:  Designer Paper Unknown - old and in my stash
Inks:  Lindy's Stamp Gang Greased Lightin' Green; Magnolia Magenta Gold; and Summer Lovin' Sun; Tim Holtz Vintage Photo around edges of all papers; Black Staz On
Stamp: Prima Finnabair Vintage Vanity (stamped on the letters)
Embossing Powder: Lindy's Stamp Gang Bonjour Butter and C'est la vie Cerise (embossed the letters0
Metal Embellishments:  The Flying Unicorn Garden Bloom
Flowers:   Prima Perle Bebe Almanac; Prima Paloma Melody; 
Miscellaneous: Tim Holtz Clockwork Stencil; Viva Decor Cream Pearl Pen and Viva Decor Light Blue Pearl Pen; Navy Blue Skeleton Leaves
Mediums:  Art Basics Clear Gesso; Art Basics Modeling Paste Opaque Matte
Adhesives:  Beacon's Fabri Tac and Hot Glue Gun

Thanks for stopping by and having a peek!

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

AMY VOORTHUIS BIRTHDAY GIVEAWAY


HI - JUST WANTED TO LET YOU KNOW ABOUT A BIRTHDAY GIVEAWAY ON THE BLOG OF AMY VOORTHUIS.  SHE HAS A VIDEO POSTED THAT SHOWS ALL THE AWESOME ITEMS - AND THERE ARE LOTS AND LOTS OF THEM!!  HER BLOG LINK IS:


http://www.amyvoorthuis.blogspot.nl/2015/04/my-massive-birthday-giveaway-yeahhhhh.html


ZIP OVER AND CHECK IT OUT AND LINK UP YOUR NAME - THERE WILL BE ONE LUCKY PERSON.  I KNOW I'M KEEPING MY FINGERS AND TOES CROSSED!

THANKS!



ENTRY FOR LINDY'S STAMP GANG APRIL 2015




This is my April 2015 entry into Lindy's Stamp Gang monthly challenge.  I used every spray color to make my background, a little texture with a stencil and I like how it turned out.  I used a Venice Carnival picture from Pinterest - some of the masks and costumes at the Carnival are absolutely amazing!  (You can click on the picture to enlarge).  Below is the link to the April challenge:



Just click on the underscored link and it will take you directly to April's challenge.  I have also attached the product link next:



Click on the underscored link under the sprays and it will take you to Lindy's shop.  This month's colors are wonderful and they are:

Pink Ladies Pink
Summer Lovin' Sun
Magnolia Magenta Gold
Greased Lightnin' Green
Tilt A Wheel Teal 

Layout Recipe:

Mediums:  Art Basic's Clear Gesso, Art Basics Modeling Paste Opaque Matte (which I mixed a bit of Tilt-A-Wheel Teal into)
Inks/Sprays:  Lindy's Stamp Gang Pink Ladies Pink, Summer Lovin' Sun, Magnolia Magenta Gold, Greased Lightin' Green and Tilt-a-Wheel Teal; Tim Holtz Broken Glass around the edges of the paper; Viva Decor Pearl Pens in Cream and Light Blue
Flowers:  Prima Paloma collection - Melody; Prima Perle Bebe Almanac; Prima Coffe Break; Petaloo Texture Elements Blue Burlap
Stamps:  Prima Finnabair VIntage Vantage; Prima Finnabair Bubbles
Stencil:  Tim Holtz Bubbles
Embellishments:  The Flying Unicorn metal pieces - Garden Bloom; Bo Bunny Rose Cafe Tag; Blue Skeleton Leaves; Dear Lizzy Hello
Adhesives:  Beacon's Fabri Tac and Hot Glue Gun
Note:  The designer paper is unknown - just from my stash.

Thanks for taking a peek - hope you like it.