★ he melts our heart {Creative Embellishments}

Mar 31, 2014

Its the first of April and a brand new challenge is being brought to you by the Creative Embellishments Team.  For this months Challenge there is a inspiration board along with a plus.  The Plus are ingredients to add to complete the challenge.  So here is the Inspiration image and The List (the plus)

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List:
Straws/rolled paper
trims- ribbon, lace, bakers twine or hemp
doodle
enamel dots or buttons
mist/paint
Texture paste, gesso
A handmade flower
embossing- dry or heat
Bling- Rhinestones or pearls
A flourish

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Now, as i stated on my first post for CE, i am not a big mood board fan.  I never have been and, likely, never will be.  LOL!!!! i like to do my own thing so what i love about being on the C E Team, is it is challenging me to step out of my comfort zone.   We were only suppose to use four ( i used five) ( see im not so good with mood boards, lol!!)  From the image, i grabbed the blues, the yellows and the oranges and came up with this.

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the photo is of our grandson when he was a month old, he is now three months old, and he is such a sweet little man.  He is sleeping on grandpas chest here and looks so peaceful.  I just had to scrap this photo ( and likely will a few more times) so i used mist/paint, gesso, trim, bling and a flourish.  I thought the heart flourish would be so perfect for this challenge.

The large heart i cut in half so i could wrap it around the photo, the smaller one, i cut in half to have two flourishes, which were gessoed, painted with misted, shadowed with big brush pens, and dabbed with Lumiere Gold.

Here are some detail photos: Faber Castell Gelatos are awesome to work with, i find i am using them more on my projects.  You can do much with them with a bit of gesso and water :D

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the canvas letters were colours with the gelatos too, below is some flourish detail


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you can see how the mist in the background blended so beautifully with the gelatos.


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the flowers, were misted and touched with Lumiere Gold ( love that stuff)


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i added Lumiere to the larger heart flourish on the edges to frame the heart, i think it has given it such a classic look.


CE Product List:


Heart Flourish


Other Products: Prima flowers, canvas letters and trim. corrugated cardboard; gesso, Faber Castell Gelatos and big brush pens; want2scrap bling; Lumiere Gold.


Until Next time, Happy Scrapping